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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
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.
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
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.
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
Faster Internet Coming To St. Lawrence County
Faster internet is coming to parts of St. Lawrence County. "We are getting into the modern world and it's about time. I'm very excited," said Mike Crowe, who owns property in Russell.
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
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.
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.
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. “
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.
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
Orchestra of NNY's annual holiday brunch and silent auction in Potsdam Sunday
POTSDAM - The annual Holiday Brunch and Silent Auction fundraiser for the Orchestra of Northern New York will take place Sunday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Barben Rooms at Clarkson University's Cheel Center.
Potsdam library receives funding for coding workshop programs
POTSDAM -- Potsdam Public Library has received $500 from the American Library Association (ALA) to help plan and implement coding activities during Computer Science Education (CS Ed) Week 2018 (December 3-9) and beyond.
Crane School of Music Continues Their Annual Holiday Concert Tradition
In what’s become a treasured holiday tradition here in the North Country, The Crane Chorus and the Crane Symphony Orchestra come together every year to put on a candlelight concert.
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
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.
What’s Going On: Chemistry Magic Show in Potsdam, Tastes and Talents show in Massena, Santa to visit O’burg, Massena
POTSDAM: Clarkson University Professor Jim Peploski will present the popular “Dr. Jim’s Chemistry Magic Show,” to the community, students, parents and alumni, 3-4 p.m. Room 360 of Clarkson’s Science Center, targeted to children and great fun for all ages, will benefit the Potsdam Holiday Fund; Each
State money will provide personal alarm systems to 4,000 teachers, staff members
CANTON — At the touch of a wearable button, more than 4,000 teachers and some staff members in 32 school districts and technical centers will soon be able to activate a personal safety alarm that’s linked to police, firefighters and medical providers,