In the news
Raises funds: The Potsdam Chamber of Commerces Merry Tubachristmas concert, held Dec. 7, raised more than $400 for the Potsdam Neighborhood Center. Merry Tubachristmas, created by the late Harvey Phillips, celebrated its 40th anniversary this year.
Bridge Scores: Winners of weekly games sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are announced.
Nov. 4: First place, Ruth Condon and Mart Liinve; and tied for second and third places, Gloria Rothschild and Charles Evans and Ada Jane Northrop and John Northrop
Nov. 6: First place, Ada Jane Northrop and Judy Ashmore; and second place, Judy Vespa and Helen Keohane
Nov. 8 A: First place, Patricia Macklin and Ruth Fish; second place, Alice LeRoy and Mart Liinve; third place, Debra Suller and Celia Perciaccante; fourth place, Ruth Condon and Helen Keohane; and fifth place, Judy Vespa and Charles Evans
Nov. 8 B: First place, Patricia Macklin and Ruth Fish; second place, Alice LeRoy and Mart Liinve; third place, Debra Suller and Celia Perciaccante; and fourth place, Maureen Gough and Sandra Haight
Nov. 8 C: First place, Maureen Gough and Sandra Height; and second place, Irma Hammond and Jean Pennock
Nov. 13: First place, Charles Evans and Helen Keohane; and tied for second and third places, Debra Suller and Ann Sellers and Shirley Warren and Alice LeRoy
Nov. 15 N/S A and B: First place, Judy Vespa and Shirley Warren, and tied for second and third places, Ann Sellers and Grace Ahlheim and Jean Pennock and Mary Sanford
Nov. 15 E/W A: First place, Renee Lustick and Ruth Fish; second place, Ruth Condon and Alice LeRoy, and third place, Kathy Evans and Irma Hammond
Nov. 15 E/W B: First place, Renee Lustick and Ruth Fish; second place, Kathy Evans and Irma Hammond, and third place, Albert and Thelma Schneider
Nov. 18: First place, Kay Woodruff and Mart Liinve; and tied for second and third places, Shirley Warren and Judy Vespa and Mai Liinve and Ruth Condon
Nov. 20: First place, Debra Suller and Judy Ashmore; second place, Renee Lustick and the Rev. Leo Wiley, and third place, Ann Sellers and Irma Hammond
Nov. 22 N/S: First place, Judy Vespa and Debra Suller; second place, Albert and Thelma Schneider, and third place, Sandra Haight and Rachel Fielding
Nov. 22 E/W: First place, Alice LeRoy and Helen Keohane; second place, Irma Hammond and Jan Sommerville, and third place, Patricia Macklin and Marueen Gough
Nov. 29: First place, Mart Liinve and Ruth Condon; second place, Sue Glomboski and Rachel Fielding, and third place, Debra Suller and Shirley Warren
Throughout the area
Winners: The winners of the 2013 Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapters photo contest were announced at the chapters annual meeting on Nov. 10. All recognized photos submitted to the contest can be viewed at the chapters website at www.adklaurentian.org.
People category Hiking Buddies, by Jeff Miller, Potsdam
Nature category Wet Flower, by Jeff Miller, Potsdam
Landscape category Jenkins Mountain Sunset, by Brian Baston, Massena
Action category Silhouette #1 Meech Lake Gatineau Park, by Art Boni, Ottawa, Canada
Honorable mentions Brian Baston, Massena, Kathie Colarusso, Potsdam, Jeff Miller, Potsdam, Art Boni, Ottawa, and Toni Towle, Gananoque, Canada.
Throughout the area
Sworn in: Several north country high school students were sworn in as members of the Youth Court of Jefferson County on Dec. 30:
Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville
General Brown Central School, Dexter
Indian River Central School, Philadelphia
Sackets Harbor Central School
South Jefferson Central School, Adams
Watertown High School
Genesis Lugo Ramirez
Scholarship: Gregory Gilligan, Adams Center, recently received a Presidential Scholarship to attend Alfred State College in the fall. Mr. Gilligan, a senior at South Jefferson Central School, Adams, will major in forensic science technology.
Joins choir: Paul Zehr, Carthage, a junior music major, has been selected for the Goshen (Ind.) Colleges Chamber Choir for the 2013-14 academic year. The 39-member choir performs secular and sacred music from the Medieval through modern periods.
Scholarship: Erin M. Conklin, Watertown, received a SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense on Aug. 2.
Miss Conklin, daughter of David and Kari Conklin, Watertown, is a junior at Syracuse University, majoring in aerospace engineering and psychology. Her sponsoring facility is Langley Air Force Base, where she will intern this summer and work upongraduation.
Studying abroad: John Dumas, Massena, is studying in New Zealand over the winter break. Mr. Dumas, a bioengineering student at Union College, Schenectady, will focus on electric power development and environmental management while abroad.
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