Potsdam's Fright Night returns Oct. 28 with DJ, ghost walk, costume contest
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce has conjured up several new additions to this year’s Fright Night Thursday, Oct. 28 to ensure the whole family has its share of tricks and treats.
Chamber Executive Director Marylee Ballou says along with annual favorites such as the Haunted Hallway at Great Northern Printing and Treasure Hunt at Evan’s and White ACE Hardware, the community can participate in a new Halloween costume contest and hear haunting stories about Potsdam’s downtown businesses.
Vote on revised wood boiler regulations put on hold pending more public comment
State Sen. Darrel Aubertine's office says the senator has persuaded the state Environmental Board to put off its vote on revised outdoor wood boiler regulations proposed by the DEC and to submit the revised regulations for more public comment.
Just last week the Department of Environmental Conservation said it was forwarding the revised regulations to the board for final approval.
“The public outcry in opposition to these regulations, especially here in Central and Northern New York, has been overwhelming,” Aubertine said.
Videos of candidates running for county legislature, state assembly now online
Videos of conversations with candidates running for state Assembly and the St. Lawrence County Legislature are now available online.
Among them is a 90-minute forum on the 118th Assembly race featuring Democrat incumbent Addie J. Russell of Theresa and challenger Republican David Forsythe of Lisbon. Taped on Oct. 20, the video is now available at www.youtube.com/user/danieledullea#g/u
Saints women's crew finish seventh at Head of the Charles
The St. Lawrence University women's crew team posted the program's best showing in the Collegiate Eights event at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday, finishing seventh out of 31 entries and fifth of all Division III entries.
Saints men's crew team compete at Head of the Charles
The St. Lawrence University men's crew team competed at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday.
The Saints negotiated the three-mile course in 16:34.66 finishing in 37th place, over 30 seconds faster than Marist College and almost two minutes faster than U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
The eight was stroked by Nicholas Blum and coxed by Alyssa Halton. Also rowing for the Saints were Francis Stripp, Brent Underwood, William West, Jonathan Williams, David MacClaren, Griffin Green, and Robert Meacham.
Howard F. Morse, 92, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010 at the Kinney Nursing Home, Gouverneur.
Howard was born April 19, 1918 in Bigelow, the son of George and Electa Planty Morse.
Dorothy Carter, 69, of DeKalb Junction, died October 24, 2010, at her home. Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is in care of arrangements.
A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, October 30, 2010, 11:00 a.m., at the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church, Reverend William Hart officiating.
Chicken and biscuit dinner in West Stockholm Oct. 27
WEST STOCKHOLM – A chicken and biscuit dinner to benefit the West Stockholm Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the station.
The menu also includes potatoes, vegetables and dessert.
The cost is $7 for adults, $4.50 for ages 5-12, and free for under 5. Takeouts are available.
Prepaid orders for cabbage rolls to be sold on Nov. 2 will also be taken.
Claxton-Hepburn auxiliary plans uniform sale Oct. 27 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – The Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary will sponsor a uniform sale on Wednesday, Oct. 27 in the auditorium of the medical center from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This sale will consist of a large selection of uniforms in many styles, colors, and sizes.
Employees of the hospital may use their payroll deduction.
Potsdam man cited for harassment after allegedly repeatedly texting another male
POTSDAM – A Potsdam man has been cited with second degree aggravated harassment for allegedly continuously sending harassing text messages to a male subject, according to village police.
Gary A. Hamm, 21, was cited at 6 p.m. Sunday , police said. He is to face the charge in Potsdam Village Court on Nov. 17.