Hermon-DeKalb Central School music teachers Matt Gayle and Jonathan Pabis greeted students Tuesday morning, playing Christmas music in the lobby of the school as the students arrived. Photo submitted by Gail Mattraw
Trinity Church of Potsdam Christmas pageant Friday
POTSDAM – Trinity Church of Potsdam, Fall Island, will hold a Holy Eucharist and Christmas Pageant followed by a covered dish supper at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24.
At 9 p.m., there will be Christmas music followed at 9:30 p.m. with a candlelight service and Holy Eucharist.
A Christmas Holy Eucharist will be held Saturday, Dec. 25 at 10 a.m.
Potsdam UMC Christmas Eve service Dec. 24
POTSDAM – The Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St., will hold a Christmas Eve Service Friday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., with the message of joy offered in scripture, reflection, and the lighting of candles, and celebrated with vocal, organ and handbell music.
SUNY Canton professor appointed dean at the American University in the Emirates
CANTON -- A SUNY Canton professor will spend 2011 in Dubai coordinating the dual degree program agreement with the American University in the Emirates (AUE).
Robert L. Edwards, professor of criminal investigation, has been appointed Dean of the General Studies department where he will serve as a special adviser to the AUE President. He will also teach diplomacy in the university's graduate program.
BRASHER FALLS - A Mass of Christian Burial for Keith Charles Savage, 57, was held Monday at 10 a.m. at Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Rochester. Spring burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Brasher Falls.
Mr. Savage passed away Thursday (Dec. 16, 2010) in Rochester.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1953 in Massena, the son of Clifford J. Savage and Keitha Ilene Carr. He graduated in 1973 from St. Lawrence Central.
He married Terry Ann Marie Russo on Aug. 2, 1986 in Rochester.
Lucie P. Martin, 90, of Baldwinsville, and formerly of Kirkville and Ogdensburg, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Burial was in Kirkville Cemetery.
There were no calling hours.
Lucie is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Donald; a brother, Edward (Bonnie) Paradis of Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kirkville United Methodist Church, Poolsbrook Rd., Kirkville.
She was predeceased by her two sisters, Gladys Stork and Bertha Laundre, and two brothers, John and Louis Paradis.
County Historical Association closed Christmas week
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 E. Main St., will be closed for the holidays from Friday, Dec. 24 through Monday, Jan. 3, 2011
The facility is normally open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Friday noon to 8 p.m
Admission to the museum is free; admission to the archives is free for members and children, $2.50 for college students, and $5 for the general
Bicknell's in Potsdam buys SummerHaven stove and pool store
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM -- The Bicknell Corporation is adding wood stoves, swimming pools and spas to their retail operations with the acquisition of SummerHaven on the Potsdam-Norwood Road.
SummerHaven owner Rick Washik says it is time for him to leave retail business and maybe put down on paper the novel he’s been working on in his head.
First Presbyterian in Potsdam plans Christmas eve and Christmas day services
POTSDAM – The First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Friday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. and a Christmas Day service Saturday, Dec. 25 at 10 a.m.
Potsdam's Emmanuel Baptist candlelight service Christmas eve
POTSDAM – A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 63 May Road, Friday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m.