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Georgia “Skip” Wood, 71, of Massena
MASSENA – Georgia I. “Skip” Wood, 71, of Cline Drive passed away Sunday morning, December 8, 2018 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital with her loving family by her side. Skip was born January 19, 1947 in Massena, the daughter of the late George and Emma (Finley) Hitsman and attended Massena schools. On Decem
Anna Mae W. Gray of Massena
Massena - Anna Mae W. Gray, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the St. Regis Nursing Home, early Monday morning (Dec. 10, 2018). Calling hours for Anna Mae will be held Thursday Dec. 13, 2018, from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. A Mass of Christian Burial will
Parishville couple builds miniature Christmas village with 107 houses, 600 accessories
PARISHVILLE -- Imagine the work and creativity that goes into making a lighted miniature Christmas village with 107 houses, 340 trees, and 600 accessories. “It takes five weeks to set up the village each year,” said Steve Parker, Parishville. Featuring six levels, it fills the center of the Parker’s
Massena and Alcoa volunteers prepare food gifts to those in need (VIDEO)
MASSENA — Local volunteers spent Saturday morning preparing gifts of food that will feed those in need for days. Rows of boxes were lined like white columns in the shallow-roofed room in Massena Neighborhood Center. Taped to the head of each table were pages informing the volunteers how much of each
High school basketball roundup: Bacon’s 37 points guide Red Raiders over Warriors, 71-69
OGDENSBURG — Tyler Bacon connected for 37 points as Massena went to overtime to defeat Indian River, 71-69, in a nonleague boys basketball game Saturday at Ogdensburg Free Academy.
Tastes and Talents of the North Country Holiday Show continues today at Massena mall
MASSENA -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce's 4th Annual Tastes and Talents of the North Country Holiday Show continues today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The former Bon-Ton store at the St. Lawrence Centre in Massena will be transformed into a local holiday shopping experience.
Massena Central School’s Rapid Response Team assists district families facing emergencies
MASSENA — When Massena Central School District families encounter emergencies, a district team is ready to spring into action. The Rapid Response Team includes school administrators, psychologists and counselors, and community organizations such as The Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, the Massen
Parishville-Hopkinton to produce 'Seussical' Friday and Saturday
PARISHVILLE -- The members of the PHCS Follies program are presenting this year’s musical, “Seussical,” on Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8. The curtain rises in the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School auditorium at 7 p.m. both nights.
Zizek powers Oswego State men's hockey past Potsdam
OSWEGO — Led by Josh Zizek’s hat trick, the Oswego State men’s hockey overcame a slow start and defeated SUNY Potsdam, 5-2, in the first game of Whiteout Weekend on Friday.
Oswego defeats Plattsburgh at home for first time in 6 years, heads into Christmas break with 4 league points, momentum
After a six-year losing streak, the Oswego State men’s hockey team defeated Plattsburgh State on home-ice in the Whiteout Weekend with a 4-0 shutout Saturday night. The last time the Lakers were victorious over the Cardinals at the Marano Campus Center Ice Arena was on Feb. 17, 2012. That same game
Marigold Kitchen and Bakery opens in downtown Potsdam
POTSDAM — Marigold Kitchen and Bakery has opened in downtown Potsdam. The eatery focuses on food that is locally sourced with clean ingredients that appeal to diverse palates, said Gail Anderson, owner. “
Potsdam massage therapist receives advanced osteopathic and myofascial techniques certification
POTSDAM — Jocelyn M. Post, owner and operator of October Moon Therapeutic Massage in Potsdam, recently received her advanced osteopathic and myofascial techniques certification. Post completed the final five classes of the series in a small group workshop in Georgia in September.
Bank invites deposits of caring for Christmas
PLATTSBURGH — Employees at Champlain National Bank are spearheading projects throughout Essex, Clinton, and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families.
Potsdam Man Accused Of Rape
A 58 year old Potsdam man faces rape charges. State police arrested 58 year old Lawrence Robinson Tuesday on a count of first-degree rape. The arrest followed an investigation into an alleged incident, which was reported on June 6.
SUNY Geneseo Knights pull away from Bears women's basketball in second half
GENESEO, N.Y.-- A strong second half lifted SUNY Geneseo (9-0, 3-0 SUNYAC) over the SUNY Potsdam women's basketball team (3-6, 0-3 SUNYAC) 82-43 on Friday evening. Freshman forward Devyn Elliott (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) led the Bears with 12 points and also had five rebounds.
Bears women complete comeback at Brockport, win 81-67
BROCKPORT, N.Y.—A strong second half lifted the SUNY Potsdam women's basketball team (4-6, 1-3 SUNYAC) to an 81-67 road victory over SUNY Brockport (4-6, 2-2 SUNYAC) on Saturday afternoon. Freshman forward Devyn Elliot (Bronx, N.Y. /Cardinal Spellman) led all scorers with 22 points to go along with
Payroll deductions from St. Lawrence County legislators will be voluntary
CANTON — Following a long debate that created frustration, St. Lawrence County legislators voted 9-5 Monday night to have voluntary, rather than mandatory, deductions from their paychecks to pay for employee recognition events.
Franklin Co. coroner requests budget update
MALONE — Fees for handling unattended deaths are expected to rise for Franklin County now that it has no pathologist on hand. Ron Keough of Saranac Lake, head of the county’s Coroner Department, went before the County Legislature on Thursday to discuss standardizing coroner fees, and the expected co
Five Guys to hold grand opening celebration Dec. 14 in Potsdam
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Five Guys on Friday, Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m. Five Guys opened their doors Sunday, September 16 for a soft opening but still had more exterior work on their newly built building to complete before hosting a grand opening.
James E. Whitcomb, 56, of Morley
James E. Whitcomb, 56, of Morley, died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at his home. James was born January 22, 1962 in Ogdensburg, the son of Edward and Nancy (Whitman) Whitcomb. He graduated from Canton High School and served in the United States Navy. On March 26, 1986, James was united in marriage to