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@datebook city label underlined:Clayton

Milestone: Timothy Brown, Clayton, a first-year student at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, participated in the college’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Oct. 10. The ceremony recognizes the transition from lay person to assuming the responsibility of physicians. Mr. Brown is the son and stepson of Glenn R. and Peggy M. Brown, Clayton, and the son of the late Sarah R. Brown.


@datebook city label underlined:Ogdensburg

Winners: Winners have been announced for the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Holiday Lighting Contest.

@datebook city label underlined:Holiday Spirit

First place — Mr. and Mrs. Barry Kiah, 418 Franklin St., $100

Second place — Ellen Miller, 823 Caroline St., $25

@datebook city label underlined:Traditional

First place — Bill and Maureen McNally, 518 Proctor Ave., $100

Second place — Lee Jones, 612 Hasbrouck St., $25

@datebook city label underlined:Religious

First place — St. John’s Episcopal Church, 500 Caroline St., $100

Second place — St. Mary’s Cathedral, 415 Hamilton St., $25

@datebook city label underlined:People’s Choice Awards

Carbino’s Diamond Center, 304 Ford St., $50

Donna and John Reed, 726 Greene St., $50



Dean’s list

The following north country residents recently were named to the dean’s list at their colleges or universities:

Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga.

To receive dean’s list honors at Armstrong Atlantic State University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Molly Williams, nursing

Columbia (Mo.) College

To receive dean’s list honors at Columbia College for the August-October and/or October-December sessions, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Jessica L. Debolt

Charles S. Leonard

Carianne McCabe

@datebook city label underlined:Evans Mills

Cameron D. Harrigan

@datebook city label underlined:Fort Drum

Tiffany J. Leeds

Angel A. Puente

Alysa B. Schoenfeld

@datebook city label underlined:Glenfield

Charity L. Nortz

@datebook city label underlined:Gouverneur

Pamela M. Quinlan

@datebook city label underlined:Theresa

Angel M. French

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Kay N. Johnston

Thomas L. Matthews

Janely D. Santi

Kristen P. Wood

Dean College, Franklin, Mass.

To receive dean’s list honors at Dean College for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Gouverneur

Elizabeth Miles

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing, Syracuse

To receive dean’s list honors at St. Joseph’s College of Nursing for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.

@datebook city label underlined:Pulaski

Hali Peter, 4.0

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Tina Gerstenschlager

SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica

To receive academic honors at SUNY IT for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.2 and 3.59.

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Hui Shi Lin, undeclared

@datebook city label underlined:Heuvelton

Jenna Lashua, community and behavioral health

@datebook city label underlined:Lowville

Matt Nortz, computer engineering technology

@datebook city label underlined:Turin

Lindsey Croneiser, accounting

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Jacob Pullus, computer engineering technology


The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:

Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, La.

@datebook city label underlined:Evans Mills

Dyra Diaz-Gonzales, bachelor’s degree

Union University, Jackson, Tenn.

@datebook city label underlined:Lake Placid

Julia Appleton, bachelor’s degree, English, professional education


@datebook city label underlined:Potsdam

Honored: Clarkson University, Potsdam, employees were recently honored for their service at the university’s annual Holiday and Employee Years of Service Recognition Luncheon.

@datebook city label underlined:40 Years

Kathryn Johnson

Jack Koplowitz

R. Shankar Subramanian

@datebook city label underlined:35 Years

Gayle Berry

Geoff Brown

Janet Demers-Emburey

Mark DeRitis

Sandra Harris

Levon Minnetyan

Don Rasmussen

Robert Schilling

Janice Searleman

Rhonda Sharpe

James Svoboda

@datebook city label underlined:30 Years

Ruth Baltus

Timothy Bradish Jr.

Lisa Emburey

Abul Khondker

Ruth LaCombe

Mona Miller

Michael T. Rose

Kelly Sharlow

Daniel Valentine

Poojitha Yapa

@datebook city label underlined:25 Years

Lynn Bancroft

Susan Cutler

Robert Dowman

Joseph Duemer

Daniel Dullea

Stephen Farina

Ron LaFleur

Michael Maguire

Steven Yugartis

@datebook city label underlined:20 Years

Dana Barry

James Carroll

Catherine Clark

Mary Jones

@datebook city label underlined:15 Years

Laura Ettinger

Joanne Felix

Thomas Holsen

Mark Newton

Donna Pelletier

Christopher Robinson

Kenneth Visser

Eileen Winters

Sandra Zuhlsdorf

@datebook city label underlined:10 Years

Lonie Bogett

Peg Boysuk

Kelly Covert

Shannon Desrosiers

Trish Dobbs

Andrea Ferro

John Frary

Lorraine Harper

George Kimble

Carol Newvine

Eric Oney

Warren Powell

Gasper Sekelj

Marjorie Warden

Mia Wicke

Stacey Zeigler

@datebook city label underlined:Five Years

Ron Boczarski

Robin Burnstone

Michelle Crimi

Cathy Fayette

Tara Fountain

Maria Gracheva

Stacey Hawkins

Ian Hazen

Kelly Matthew

Jessica McPherson

Artem Melman

Sulapha Peethamparan

Christopher Plunkett

Tamera Rizk

Shannon Robinson

Matthew Rutherford

Stephen Sauer

Matthew Watson


@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Scholarship: James W. Rehley, a student at Jefferson Community College, recently received the 2013 New York State Sheriff’s Association Criminal Justice Scholarship.

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