NORWOOD – Graveside services for Frederick Farkas, 61, a resident of 2 Spruce Street, Norwood, will be held at the Anshe Zophen Cemetery in Ogdensburg.
Mr. Farkas passed away peacefully at the Spruce Street IRA on Monday, March 27th.
Fred is survived by his family and friends within the SUNMOUNT and NYSARC community.
Prior to living at Spruce, he lived with Barbara Rice. Barbara provided Fred with a family care setting where he became part of her family for over 20 years.
Prior to living with Barbara, he resided at the Underwood IRA.
COLTON – Graveside services for Dick Sitterley, 95, will be held in the early summer of 2023 in Madrid Cemetery at a time to be announced.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam. In keeping with Dick’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services.
Dick died Thursday morning, March 30, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Home, Ogdensburg, and is survived by his wife, Judy Marie Sharpe Sitterley.
The Brown Bear Ramble scavenger hunt in Canton has received a $1,500 donation from Niles Asset Management in Canton. Anyone interested in making a donation or serving as a volunteer, please contact Doreen Radway at (315) 212-5620 or Emily Hastings at (315) 386-3712. The next meeting is scheduled for April 18 at 4 p.m. at the Canton Free Library. Pictured above are Radway and Ryan Niles. Submitted Photo.
Canton VFW looking to install Electronic Messaging Center sign
BY PAUL MITCHELL
North Country This Week
CANTON – Edward C. Seymour Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1231, Canton, has plans to erect an Electronic Messaging Center (EMC) type sign at its 34 Gouverneur Street location.
On Wednesday night, the Canton Village Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved the post’s request for a use variance contingent on the project meeting all EMC regulations in the village code. Final action by the ZBA will be made within 60 days.
New air packs arrive at Potsdam Fire Department
Firefighters at the Potsdam Fire Department are pictured with the five new air packs.
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Fire Department recently purchased five new air packs.
Members attended training on the air packs March 28 with MES sales representative Brian Gokey.
Urgent Care centers to keep normal hours on Good Friday, Easter
POTSDAM – Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s two Urgent Care offices will remain open for normal business hours on Good Friday, April 7, and on Easter Sunday, April 9.
Potsdam Urgent Care is located at 49 Lawrence Ave. and is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Canton Urgent Care in the EJ Noble Building, 80 E. Main St., Canton, is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Colton Walk-In Center, 8 Golf Road, Colton, will be closed on April 7 and 9, and reopen on Monday, April 10 for normal business hours: Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Pancake breakfast Sunday at Norwood American Legion
NORWOOD — Pancake breakfast will be sold Sunday, April 2, 10 a.m.-noon at Norwood American Legion, 10 Maple St.
Menu: pancakes, maple syrup, sausage, coffee and juice.
Cost: $8, $5 student; free for 3 years & under.
Benefits NNCS Senior Class Drug & Alcohol Free All Night Party.
Felted wool Easter egg class offered Saturday at TAUNY in Canton
CANTON — A felted wool Easter egg trio class will be held Saturday, April 1, from 12-3:30 p.m. at the TAUNY Center.
Cost: $60. Nancy Orologio will teach participants to use needle felting to form three Easter eggs from core wool or Corriedale sheep wool and can add Merino sheep wool to decorate the eggs with designs.
Register: www.tauny.org/shop, 315-386-4289.
Easter egg hunt in Ogdensburg on Saturday moved indoors
OGDENSBURG — The Easter egg trunk hunt on Saturday, April 1, has been moved indoors to the Lockwood Arena, 141 West River St., Ogdensburg. The event will be held from 2-4 p.m.
The event is hosted in partnership by Community Health Center of the North Country, Seaway Valley Prevention Council and the Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce.
There will be a decorated trunk walk-through, goodies and treats (basket provided), an Easter bunny photo opportunity and more.
St. Lawrence County students join Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at NCCC
Several St. Lawrence County students enrolled at North Country Community College are new members of its Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.