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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. Bauer’s 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.

Armed forces

Basic training


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.


Dean’s list

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

SUNY Institute of Technology,


To receive dean’s 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

Pierrepont Manor

Danielle Jacobs, business administration

Port Leyden

Michael Szewil, computer information systems


Jacob O’Kay, electrical engineering technology


Emily Lafary, computer information systems


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

Franklin University,

Columbus, Ohio

Through a partnership with Jefferson Community College, Watertown.


Amanda Battista, bachelor’s degree, accounting

SUNY Fredonia


Matthew Bowman, bachelor’s degree, music education


Morgan L. Townsend, bachelor’s degree, music education

Tupper Lake

Christopher L. Hughes, bachelor’s degree, theatre arts

President’s list

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

Clemson (S.C.) University

To receive president’s 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 president’s 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

Pierrepont Manor

Chamille Kastler, business administration

Port Leyden

Amy McLoughlin, community and behavioral health

Union University,

Jackson, Tenn.

To receive president’s list honors at Union University for the fall semester, students must receive a grade point average of 4.0.

Lake Placid

Julia Appleton



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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