An original quilt titled “The Animal Friendly Village” was donated by the Borderline Quilters to the Potsdam Humane Society on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Shown with the quilt, from left, are Animal Shelter Director Anne Smith, Potsdam Humane Society Board President Bonnie Boyd, and Jan Fife, vice-president of the Borderline Quilters. The quilt is composed of house and tree blocks accented with a variety of animals. The blocks were made by guild members and assembled into this quilt, which will be used as a fund-raiser by the Potsdam Humane Society.
Professional offers classes on magic, intuition, palmistry in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Rich Tenace, professional magician, psychic reader and entertainer, will teach three classes on magic, intuition and palmistry at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council this September.
• Enhancing Your Intuition, Thursdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7 & 14, 6-8 p.m. This series will develop your intuition by studying how you can interpret symbols: tarot, palmistry, and numbers. Class fee: $100 for 6 classes.
Story time, other children's programs resume at Canton library
CANTON – Programming for children ages 18 months -12 years will resume in September at the Canton Free Library.
Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, with no registration needed, begins on Wednesday, Sept. 8.
The first four-week session of Toddler Storytime for 18-35 month olds will start on Sept. 13, and children should be pre-registered for this program.
The Magic Tree House Club for elementary grades will meet on Sept. 21, and children will need to register for this, as well as for Tween Time on Sept. 28.
Canton Free Library receives $1,000 from Corning
CANTON – The Canton Free Library recently received a generous donation from the Corning Incorporated Foundation in the amount of $1,000, to be used in support of the library’s busy and growing youth services department.
Charitable foundations such as the Corning organization are important to many North Country non-profit groups, including the library.
Mr. Mark Andrew Narsisian “Nikanawaa”, 60, of 68 Oakes Road, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 5, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family.
Mark was born July 12, 1950 in Malone, the son of Andrews and Margaret L. Cook Narsisian. He graduated from East Rochester High School in 1968 and attended Brigham Young University.
The Norfolk American legion Post 925 Oldtimers Softball team won both league and Tournament Championships for the summer of 2010. Pictured front row from left; Plumb, Tim Scott, Rick Ober, Tony Gushlaw, Jay Pennella and Jay Allen. Back row from left; Mark Henry (Tounament MVP), Sid Belile, Kevin Enslow, Homer Rafter, and Josh Bartell. Missing from photo; Larry Ashley, Tom Cota and Chris Emlaw.
Planners to host meetings throughout county while creating ‘User’s Guide to Adirondacks in St. Lawrence County’
The St. Lawrence County Planning Office, with funds from the DEC’s Adirondack Park Community Smart Growth Grant Program, is currently compiling a “User’s Guide to the Adirondacks in St. Lawrence County”. The planning office is developing this guide to lands with public access that are both within the county and the Adirondack Park. During September, the planning office will make presentations about the guide and solicit public comments at town board meetings in communities within the Blue Line.
Clarkson men’s soccer team reaching for conference championship
POTSDAM -- In 2009, for the second straight year, the Clarkson University Men’s Soccer team raced out to five victories and an impressive tie through its first eight games of the season, gaining a regional ranking in the process.
Unfortunately, the Golden Knights’ conclusions to those two years didn’t match the fast starts. Whether the Green and Gold get off to another quick start in 2010 is irrelevant; what the team hopes for is a strong finish, one that includes a trip to the Liberty League Playoffs and beyond.
"Women's Issues in Turkey & Greece" topic of Canton UM women’s meeting on Sept. 8
CANTON – Join the Canton United Methodist Women on Wednesday, Sept. 8 for their first meeting of the fall at 7 p.m.
Carol Neubert will discuss "Women's Issues in Turkey & Greece." The meeting will be held in the choir room of the church, at the corner of Court and Chapel streets. Hostess for the evening is Corrine Duda.
For more information, contact Joan at 386-4500.
Ogdensburg man charged with DWI after allegedly nearly striking state trooper
OSWEGATCHIE – An Ogdensburg man was arrested for drunk driving after allegedly nearly striking a state trooper Sunday night.
State police arrested James D. Wright, 62, Middle Road, Ogdensburg, for driving while intoxicated. Wright was stopped after he almost struck a state trooper who was conducting a separate traffic stop on State Highway 812 shortly before 9:45 p.m., police said.
Wright was also cited for the misdemeanor of reckless driving and failure to use due care when passing a pedestrian.