In the news
Road dedicated: Contractor Joseph L. Bauer, Mannsville, recently dedicated a new road sign designating K. Francis Kellogg Lane at the corner of his Willow Run housing development and Michaels Road in the town of Adams.
The sign honors Mr. Kellogg, who died in 1977. He is Mr. Bauers grandson.
Mr. Kellogg served on the Jefferson County Board of Supervisor as town of Lorraine supervisor for 14 non-consecutive years. He also helped to establish the Lorraine Volunteer Fire Department in 1962.
He also worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway, helped to build the original barracks at Pine Camp and highway bridges in Chaumont, Gouverneur, Lyons Falls and Court Street bridge in Watertown. He was a bricklayer and mason for 45 years.
Mr. Kellogg and his wife, Norma K. Katie Kellogg, who died in 1993, ran a large dairy farm on County Route 93 in the town of Lorraine until 1958.
Graduated from basic training:Army Reserve Pvt. Nina M. Ingersoll, sister of Mindi Diaz, Maple Avenue, Lacona, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. She is a 2003 graduate of Carthage Central High School.
Comings and goings
Participated in training exercise: Army Sgt. Aaron M. Lavoie, son of Lisa Lavoie, Harrisville, was part of an Army Pacific task force that participated in training near Sendi, Japan, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. The training was part of an annual bilateral exercise between American and Japanese forces called Yama Sakura. Sgt. Lavoie is a senior radio and communications security equipment repairer assigned to the U.S. Army Japan and I Corps Forward at Camp Zama, Japan. The sergeant has served in the military for nine years. Sgt. Lavoie graduated in 2003 from Harrisville Central School.
The following north country residents recently were named to the deans list at their colleges or universities:
SUNY Institute of Technology,
To receive deans list honors at SUNY IT for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average between 3.2 and 3.59.
Thomas Leen, undeclared
Erika Charbonneau, psychology
Emily Lee, undeclared
Shaina Ferguson, business administration
Angela Hutchinson, undeclared
Erica Hovey, sociology
Eugene Peckham, computer/information sciences
Jenna Lashua, undeclared
Robert Eger, computer/information sciences
Danielle Jacobs, business administration
Michael Szewil, computer information systems
Jacob OKay, electrical engineering technology
Emily Lafary, computer information systems
The following north country residents recently received degrees from their colleges or universities:
Through a partnership with Jefferson Community College, Watertown.
Amanda Battista, bachelors degree, accounting
Matthew Bowman, bachelors degree, music education
Morgan L. Townsend, bachelors degree, music education
Christopher L. Hughes, bachelors degree, theatre arts
The following north country residents recently were named to the presidents list at their colleges or universities:
Clemson (S.C.) University
To receive presidents list honors at Clemson University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.
Olivia Kathryn Whitehurst, elementary education
SUNY Institute of Technology,
To receive presidents list honors at SUNY IT for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
Kaitlin Brown, business administration
Craig Dittl, civil engineering technology
Lacey Schultz, undeclared
Anna Garrison, undeclared
Theresa Meyer, psychology
Chamille Kastler, business administration
Amy McLoughlin, community and behavioral health
To receive presidents list honors at Union University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.
Scholarship: Sarah E. Clark, Theresa, recently received a $500 scholarship from the Theresa Group. The scholarship is given annually to a Theresa graduate. Miss Clark, a freshman studio art major at Cazenovia College, is a 2012 graduate of Indian River Central School, Philadelphia. She plans to major in photography.
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