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@datebook city label underlined:Redwood

Receives donation: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County’s 4-H Camp Wabasso will receive $750 from the Stewart’s Holiday Match Campaign. The fund will be used to enhance the camp’s existing low ropes course.


@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Bridge Scores: Winners of weekly games sponsored by the Northern New York Duplicate Bridge Club are announced.

Feb. 19: First place, Judy Vespa and Ann Sellers; second place, Ruth Condon and Alice LeRoy; and third place, the Rev. Leo Wiley and Sue Glomboski

Feb. 21 N/S “A”: First place, Eileen Bleibtrey and Shirley Warren; second place, Debra Suller and Ann Sellers; and third place, Gloria Rothschild and Grace Ahlheim

Feb. 21 N/S “B”: First place, Irma Hammond and Sue Glomboski

Feb. 21 E/W “A”: First place, Charles Evans and Kathy Evans; second place, Albert and Thelma Schneider; and third place, Char Bach and Phyllis Plante

Feb. 21 E/W “B”: First place, Albert and Thelma Schneider; and second place, Char Bach and Phyllis Plante

Feb. 26: First place, Kathy Evans and Shirley Warren; and second place, Ada Jane Northrop and Debra Suller

Feb. 28: First place, Judy Vespa and Debra Suller; second place, Alice LeRoy and Helen Keohane; third place, Sue Glomboski and Sandra Haight; and fourth place, Ruth Condon and Don McCoy

Armed forces

Basic training

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Graduates from training: Pvt. 2nd Class Kyle-Patrack Russell, native of Watertown, graduated from advanced individual training at Fort Eustis, Va., on March 7, after graduating from basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., on Sept. 6. Mr. Russell graduated from Waccamaw High School, Pawleys Island, S.C., in 2013. He is the grandson of Merredith Lehman, Watertown, the son of Klaus-Peter and Olivia Russell, Pawleys Island, and the brother of Jasonn-Andreas Russell, Pawleys Island.


@datebook city label underlined:Throughout the area

Promoted: Several north country members of the Army National Guard were recently promoted.

@datebook city label underlined:Carthage

Ricky Shettleton, 1427th Transportation Company, promoted to staff sergeant

@datebook city label underlined:Edwards

Samuel Rusho, Company B, 2-108th Infantry, promoted to private first class

@datebook city label underlined:Gouverneur

Randy Knowlton, Company B (Maintenance) 427th Brigade Support Battalion, promoted to master sergeant

@datebook city label underlined:Philadelphia

Michael Mullins, 107th Military Police Company, promoted to private

@datebook city label underlined:Watertown

Adria Gloude, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, promoted to specialist

Eric Hanrahan, 1427th Transportation Company, promoted to staff sergeant



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

@datebook city label underlined:LaFargeville

Receives degrees: Timothy Creamer, LaFargeville, graduated on Dec. 20 from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul, Minn., with a master’s degree in organizational leadership and a graduate certificate in leadership.

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