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Honored:Massena Memorial Hospital recently honored 57 employees at its 16th annual Employee Recognition Program.

40 Years

Carolyn Ramsdell, nutrition services

30 Years

Janet LaBarge, outreach clinics

Brenda Paller, North Country Veterans Clinic

Kim Truax, ancillary services

25 Years

Sue Decker, nutrition services

Joan Mitchell, medical records

Mary Mittiga, nutrition services

20 Years

Regina (Jean) Antwine, emergency room, nursing services

Tina Corocoran, public relations, administration

Robin Debien, respiratory therapy, ancillary services

Eileen Fregoe, physical therapy, ancillary services

Penny Gladding, human recourses, administration

Charlotte Gray, outreach clinics, ancillary services

Terri Hans, health information, fiscal services

MaryEllen Judware, patient financial counseling, fiscal services

Tammy Kirkey, OB, nursing services

Bobbi-Jo Lauber, ASU, nursing services

Suzanne Trautmann, emergency room, nursing services

Jodi White, laboratory services, ancillary services

15 Years

Snow Harper-Moulton, OB, nursing services

Donna (Pepper) Heath, MSP, nursing services

Gina Laba, health information, fiscal services

Eleanor LaBarge, outreach clinics, ancillary services

10 Years

Kristie Cole, laboratory services, ancillary services

Robert Elsner, medical imaging, ancillary services

Wayne Lincoln, maintenance, ancillary services

Michele Rowe, intensive care unit, nursing administration

Betty Smith, administration

Rena Ward, laboratory services, ancillary services

Karen Wilkins, intensive care unit, nursing administration

5 Years

Renee Barto, laboratory services, ancillary services

Bran Belile, emergency room, nursing services

Krista Cecot, emergency room, nursing services

Mary Conte, nutritional services, ancillary services

Sean Curtin, accounting, fiscal services

Larry Dowdy, pharmacy, ancillary services

Nancy Dumas, environmental services, ancillary services

Kelly Durant-Adams, medical/surgical/pediatric units, nursing services

Roger Foster, materials management, fiscal services

Toni Fraser, health information, fiscal services

Mary Gooshaw, nutritional services, ancillary services

Larry Hatch, information services, administration

Matthew Hayes, physical therapy, ancillary services

Lori Hooper, patient accounting, fiscal services

Sheila Irwin, medical/surgical/pediatric units, nursing services

Lisa Langtry, dialysis, nursing services

Amy Love, patient registration, fiscal services

Candace McDowell, medical/surgical/pediatric units, nursing services

Kim McKinnon, intensive care unit, nursing services

Billie-Jo Peets, outreach clinics, ancillary services

Elizabeth Podgurski, nutritional services, ancillary services

Keeley Pomainville, environmental services, ancillary services

Cheryl Ruest, respiratory therapy, ancillary services

Mary Salonick, medical imaging, ancillary services

Tari Taylor, nutritional services, ancillary services

Herbert Wetherbe, pharmacy, ancillary services

Rebecca Wiley, medical/surgical/pediatric units, nursing services


Lake Placid, Wilmington

Wins survey: Whiteface Mountain,Wilmington, recently won a reader survey naming it the East Coast's number one ski destination as listed in the November issue of SnowEast Magazine. More than 3,500 readers selected Whiteface as their favorite Eastern resort and offering their favorite scenic view.

Lake Placidwas named favorite destination ski village and Whiteface/Lake Placid won three of seven eastern U.S. categories for mountains over 1,200 feet.

Throughout the area

Winners:Scores for the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are as follows:

Sept. 8:Constance Hrabchak and Ruth Condon, first; Alice Leroy and Shirley Warren, second; Ada Jane Northrop and Gloria Rothschild, third.

Sept. 10:North/South winners: Jack Schneider and Ron Cooper, first; Ada Jane Northrop and Constance Hrabchak, second; Debra Suller and Joan Peterson, third. East/West: Carol Cooper and Ruth Fish, first; Barbara Hanrahan-White and Mary Roe, second; Judy Vespa and Irma Hammond, third.

Sept. 12:Annual club championship: North/South pairs: Susan Favreau and Mai Liinve, first in A and B; Jean Pennock and the Rev. Leo Wiley, second, in A, B and C; Charles Evans and Kay Woodruff, third in A; Bobbe Katzman and Nancy Stenard, third in B; Eileen Bleibtrey and Maureen Gough, third in C. East/West pairs: Ann Sellers and Alice LeRoy, first in A and B; Helen Keohane and Ada Jane Northrop, second in A; Patricia Macklin and Grace Ahlheim, first in C and B; Val Jakubowitch and Robert Wiinje, third in A; Ron and Carol Cooper, third in B; John Northrop and Kathy Evans, third in C.

Special World Wide Game North/South winners: William Rock and Kay Woodruff, first; Mai and Mart Liinve, second; Bobbe Katzman and Annette Rock, third. East/West winners: Helen Keohane and Joan White, first; Val Jakubowitch and Robert Winje, second; Ruth Fish and Hope Metcalf, third.

Sept. 20:William Rock and Mart Liinve, first; Mai Liinve and Hope Metcalf, second; Charles Evans and Gloria Rothschild, third; Shirley Warren and Patricia Macklin, fourth.

Sept. 22:Emmeline Morris and Ruth Goodwin, first; Ruth Condon and Constance Hrabchak, second; Charles Evvans and Ada Jane Northrop, third.

Sept. 24:Ruth Condon and Emmeline Morris, first; Ada Jane Northrop and Charles Evens, second; Ron Cooper and Judy Vespa, third; Joan Peterson and Debra Suller, fourth.

Sept. 29:Emmeline Morris and Kay Woodruff, first; William Rock and Gloria Rothschild, second; Helen Keohane and Mart Liinve, third; Val Jakubowitch and Robert Winje, and Ron Cooper and Susan Favreau, tied for fourth and fifth.

Oct. 1:Jack and Thelma Schneider, first; Ruth Condon and Ruth Fish, second; Ann Sellers and Grace Ahlheim, third.

Oct. 4:Helen Keohane and Ruth Goodwin, first; Judy Vespa and Emmeline Morris, second; Ron Cooper and Gloria Rothschild, third.

Oct. 6:Ruth Goodwin and Helen Keohane, first; Ruth Condon and Constance Hrabchak, second; Molly Heary and Bobbe Katzman, third.

Oct. 8:Ruth Fish and Ann Sellers, first; Jack and Thelma Schneider, second; Ruth Condon and Charles Evans, third; Constance Hrabchak and Ada Jane Northrop, fourth.

Oct. 11:Judy Vespa and Susan Favreau, first; Emmeline Morris and Renee Lustick, second.

Oct. 15:North/South: Ann Sellers and Debra Suller, first; Ruth Goodwin and Gloria Rothschild, second; Ada Jane Northrop and Constance Hrabchak, third; Arthur and Edwina Doyle, fourth. East/West: the Rev. Leo Wiley and Ruth Fish, first; Jack and Thelma Schneider, second; Ruth Condon and Helen Keohane, third; Nancy Stenard and Grace Ahlheim, fourth.

Oct. 18:Susan Favreau and John Northrop, first; Emmeline Morris and Gloria Rothschild, second; Helen Keohane and Peter Schwerzmann, third.

Oct. 20:Ruth Condon and Val Jakubowitch, first; Judy Vespa and Gloria Rothschild, second; Helen Keohane and Ada Jane Northrop, third; Shirley Warren and Grace Ahlheim, fourth.

Oct. 22:Ruth Condon and Val Jakubowitch, first; Judy and Barbara Hanrahan White, second; Gloria Rothschild and Nancy Stenard, third; Ruth Fish and Emmeline Morris, fourth.



Madrid, Philadelphia

Inducted: Natalie M. Lucas,Madrid,and Molly L.E. Papin,Philadelphia, were recently inducted into theIrving Bacheller Society,the English department honor society at St. Lawrence University, Canton.

For membership, students must either complete four English courses with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or complete six English courses with a minimum 3.25 GPA in English and a 3.0 GPA overall.

Ms. Lucas is an English major and a graduate of Madrid-Waddington Central School, Madrid.

Ms. Papin is an English major, with a minor in film and representation studies, and is a graduate of Indian River Central School, Philadelphia.


Honored: George D. Fulk,assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University, Potsdam, recently received theNew York Physical Therapy Association's 2010 Robert Salant Awardin the clinical research area.

Mr. Fulk's platform presentation, "Identifying different functional postures in people with stroke using pressure and acceleration data from a shoe based sensor," will be published in Empire State Physical Therapy. He is a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus of Nova Southeastern University's College of Allied Health and Nursing, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Mr. Fulk has published research and given presentations on his primary area of expertise, physical therapy management of patients with neurological disorders.


Throughout the area

Internships:Four north country residents are taking part in fall internships through SUNY Oswego's Experience-Based Education Program.


Jennifer A. Howe,senior, broadcasting and mass communication, Community Service and Service Learning Office, SUNY Oswego


David K. Widrick,senior, graphic design, My Digital Discount, Oswego

Sackets Harbor

Tyler J. Maxon,senior, chemistry, Sackets Harbor Brewing Company


Michelle A. Lashomb,senior, human development, Samaritan Medical Center



Scholarship: Christina M. Laparr,Croghan, recently received a Lipkin Scholarship from Binghamton University. The scholarship is awarded to a junior with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

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