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Engagement | Watertown
Jillian G. Smith & Scott W. Howe

 

 

Announcement is made of the engagement of Jillian G. Smith and Scott W. Howe. She is the daughter of Gregory and Joan Smith of Watertown, and he is the son of Paul and Karen Howe of Richmond, Va.

A June wedding is planned.

The future bride studied fashion design at Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fl. She is a commercial real estate analyst at Situs Outsourcing, Robbins, North Carolina.

The future bridegroom, a graduate of the US Military Academy, West Point, is currently serving as a Captain at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
 

Posted: February 11, 2016

 

Engagement | Pillar Point
Rebecca Shew & William Daniel Patterson

 

 

Together with their parents Rebecca Maxine Shew and William Daniel Patterson, both of Pillar Point, announce their engagement.

Ms. Shew is the daughter and step-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Burt, Adams Center and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Shew, Port Leyden. She graduated in 2007 from Copenhagen Central School. She is employed at Great Beginnings Pediatric Dentistry Watertown as Office Manager.

Mr. Patterson (Billy) is the son and step-son of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Belcher and Mr. and Mrs. William Patterson, both of Watertown. He is a 2005 graduate of Thousand Islands Central School and is employed by the State of New York.

A December 3, 2016 wedding is planned at the Hilton Garden Inn, Watertown.
 

Posted: February 11, 2016

 

Engagement | Lowville
Cory Tabolt & Caitlin Stanton

 

 

Together with their families, Cory Tabolt and Caitlin Stanton announce their engagement.

Cory is the son of Tom and Renee Tabolt of Lowville. He is a 2003 graduate of Lowville Academy, a 2008 graduate of Jefferson Community College with an Associates in Networking and Computer Information Sysytems, and a 2010 graduate of SUNY Morrisville with a B.T. in Network Administration. He is currently employed at River Hospital in Alexandria Bay as a Network Specialist.

Caitlin is the daughter of Becky Stanton and the late William Stanton of Lowville. She is a 2007 graduate of Lowville Academy, a 2009 graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College with tow Associates in Liberal Arts and Sciences: General Studies and Psychology, and a 2011 graduate of SUNY Potsdam with a B.A. in Psychology. She is currently employed at The ARC, Oneida-Leiws Chapter NYSARC as a Residence Counselor.

They got engaged on February 7, 2015 and are planning a wedding for June 3, 2017. The couple currently resides in Lowville.
 

Posted: February 2, 2016

 

Engagement | Adams
Allison Kay Porter & Michael Joseph Broderick

 

 

Bruce Porter, Batavia, and Lori Porter, of Adams, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Kay Porter, to Michael Joseph Broderick, Glens Falls, son of Edward and Paula Broderick, Queensbury.

Allison attended The University at Buffalo for her undergraduate degree and Pace University for her masters in physician assistant studies. She is a physician assistant at Albany medical center, working in cardiac surgery.

Michael is a 2003 graduate of Glens Falls High School. He attended Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, California.

He works in institutional sales at CAPTRUST Financial Firm in Raleigh, NC.

The couple got engaged in Maui in October 2015 and will be wed on October 14, 2016, in South Hampton, Bermuda. They will be living in Raleigh, NC.
 

Posted: February 2, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Amanda Weir & Jorda Keruskie

 

 

Together with their families, Amanda Weir and Jordan Keruskie announce their engagement that took place February 13, 2015.

Amanda is the daughter of Stanley & Christal Weir. She went to Indian River High school, and continued on at JCC for nursing. She currently is employed at Samaritan Keep Home in the Restorative Rehab department.

Jordan is the son of John & Sonia Keruskie. He graduated from General Brown High Achool, and is a contractor for Samaritan Medical Center.

Jordan asked for her hand in marriage in the presence of their parents on February 13, 2015. They have a summer wedding planned to take place in July at the Manor House, Pierrepont Manor.


Posted: February 2, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Gabriel Christopher Saki

 

 

Chris and Malory Saki, Albany, announce the birth of their son, Gabriel Christopher Saki. Gabriel was born at Bellevue Woman’s Center on December 26th at 1:20 am. He was 8 pounds 10 ounces and 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ralph and Christine Green of Watertown. Paternal grandparents are Naomi Saki of Honolulu, HI and the late Dennis Saki.

Gabe was celebrated by very excited family and friends.
 

Posted: February 2, 2016

 

Birth | Rodman
Dametri Donald Leddick

 

 

Donald & Melissa Leddick, Rodman, announce the birth of their son, Dametri Donald Leddick.

Dametri arrived at 1:55 p.m. on December 23, 2015 at Samaritan Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Donald & Dorinda Ackley, Rodman. Paternal grandparents are Debra Lowry, Tonawanda, & Robert Leddick, Geneva.

Dametri was welcomed home by many excited & loving family members and friends.
 

Posted: February 2, 2016

 

Engagement | LaFargeville
Catilyn Winter & Cody Owens

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Winters of LaFargeville announce the engagement of their daughter Catilyn Winters to Cody Owens. Cody is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Owens of New Hartford.

Catilyn is a 2011 graduate of Utica College and a 2013 graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Catilyn is employed as a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist in Utica.

Cody is a 2011 graduate of Utica College and a 2013 graduate of SUNYIT. Cody is employed as a Contract Specialist at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome.

A September 2016 wedding is planned.

 

Posted: January 31, 2016

 

Engagement | Lowville
Holly Sue Bush & Michael Earl Mealus II

 

Together with their families, Holly S. Bush and Michael E. Mealus II announce their engagement.

Holly is the daughter of Jeffrey and Susan Bush of Lowville. She is a 2003 graduate of Lowville Academy and a 2005 graduate of SUNY Delhi. She is currently employed as a Human Service Practitioner at Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Lowville.

Michael is the son of Michael and Christine Mealus of Lowville. He is a 2002 graduate of Lowville Academy and a 2006 graduate of Clarkson University. He is currently employed by New York Air Brake in Watertown as a Design Engineer.

The couple resides in Lowville with their dog Ryder, while they are building a house in Watson. An October 2016 wedding is planned on their property.
 

Posted: January 31, 2016

 

Anniversary | Castorland
Tony & Debbie Proulx - 40 Years

 

 

Tony and Debbie Proulx observed their 40th wedding anniversary on Jan 1, 2016 at the Lowville Fire Hall where they celebrated with family and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Proulx were married in Lowville December 30, 1975.

Tony works for Kraft Foods Lowville in the Maintenance Dept and Debbie works for Meddac on Fort Drum as a MSA. Together they enjoy Hunting, fishing, gardening, spending time at camp with family and friends.

They have two daughters, Cindy (Tim) Duffer and Tonya (Mike) Taylor, both of Castorland and three grandchildren, Tommi Taylor, Cazenovia, Nate Taylor, Lowville, and Hunter Taylor, Castorland.
 

Posted: January 26, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Meghan Kinkead Jaacks & Andrew Robert Burque

 

 

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Jaacks, Watertown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Kinkead Jaacks, to Andrew Robert Burque, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burque, Northampton, MA.

Meghan is a 2005 graduate of Watertown High School. She earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Accounting from Northeastern University. She is a CPA and is currently a manager at Deloitte & Touche.

Andrew is a 2005 graduate of Northampton High School. He earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is also a CPA and is currently enrolled in an MBA program at Cornell University.

Meghan and Andrew met and were engaged in Boston, MA and currently reside in Ithaca. A July 23, 2016 wedding is planned in Northampton, MA.
 

Posted: January 26, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown/Rutland
Shannon M. Elliott & Joseph S. Foy

 

Mr. & Mrs. Steven and Regina Elliott of Watertown announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon M. Elliott, to Joseph S. Foy, son of Mr. & Mrs. Stephen & Judy Foy of Rutland.

Shannon attended Immaculate Heart Central High School and graduated in 2010. Shannon graduated from Keuka College in 2015 with her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Currently, Shannon works at Jefferson Rehabilitation Center as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist.

Joseph is a 2009 graduated from Copenhagen Central School. Joseph went on to attend Bard College where he graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Math. Joseph works as the Vice President of Operations at Stephen C. Foy, Inc. in Watertown.

Joseph and Shannon both have a love for music and perform in the local band Oceans Below.

Joseph proposed to Shannon on September 1, 2015 on Pleasant Lake. An October 2016 wedding is planned at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church.
 

Posted: January 26, 2016

 

Wedding | Carthage
Dana Lynn Pelkey & Andrew Tolley

 

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Pelkey of Keene Valley, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Lynn, to Andrew Tolley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tolley of Carthage.

Dana is a graduate of the University of Louisville and is a Social Worker at Kentucky One Health. Andrew graduated from SUNY Potsdam and is employed as an Analyst with Humana Insurance Company in Louisville.

A wedding is planned for 2017.
 

Posted: January 22, 2016

 

Wedding | Watertown
Rajani Prasad & Ryan Day

 

Miss Rajani Prasad and Mr. Ryan Day were married on September 26, 2015 at the Full Moon Resort in the Catskills.

Rajani is the daughter of Drs. Srinivasa and Sukanya Prasad of Vestal. Ryan is the son of John and Melanie Day, Watertown.

Dr. Kavitha Plowgian and Miss Sheetal Kotha, both cousins of the bride, were matron and maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Kelsey Brand, Mrs. Leslie Trevitt, Mrs. Molly Johannesson, and Miss Mariska Bardos.

Mr. Christopher Day was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Sanjay Prasad, brother of the bride, Mr. Martin Lamon Jr., cousin of the groom, Mr. Todd Garvey, Mr. Ryan Patenaude, and Mr. Shaun Phillips.

Mrs. Day is a 2002 graduate of Vestal High School and received a B.A. degree in Business Administration from George Washington University in 2006. She earned her M.S. degree in Management of Information Technology at the University of Virginia in 2013. Mrs. Day is a Senior Software Engineer with TSymmetry in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Day is a 2001 graduate of Watertown High School and received a B.A. in Writing at Ithaca College in 2005. He is the Editorial Manager of PR Newswire, Washington, D.C.

The couple resides in Silver Spring, Maryland.
 

Posted: January 18, 2016

 

Engagement | Copenhagen
Kellie A. Scott & Elwood R. Waugh

 

Together in their family's Kellie A. Scott and Elwood R. Waugh announce their engagement.

Elwood is the son of Don and Shelley Waugh of Copenhagen. He currently owns his own business Woody's Construction in Copenhagen.

Kellie is the daughter of Ronald and Deborah Scott of Carthage. She is employed at F.X Caprara Car Companies of Watertown.

Elwood asked for her hand in marriage on April 8, 2015, the couple set a date of July 16, 2016. They will have a private wedding at their camp by the pond with their parents and children, followed by their reception at Carlowden Country Club, where Kellie works seasonal.

The couple resides in Copenhagen and they look forward to their wedding and happiness for many years.
 

Posted: January 18, 2016

 

Birth
Karter James Calloway

 

Erica and Steven Calloway Jr. announce the birth of their son, Karter James Calloway. Karter James was born at 10:32 p.m. at Lewis County General Hospital on December 26, 2015. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Cheryl Spencer and Gary Sanders of Carthage and Dale and Mary Spencer of Carthage. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Theresa Calloway Sr. of Florida. Great- grandparents include Tamara Turck of Carthage and the late James Turck, and Donald & Marcia Spencer of Croghan, and the Late Gladys and Donald Calloway.

Karter James' arrival was celebrated by his big sister, Payton Grace, family and friends.
 

Posted: January 18, 2016

 

Engagement | Lowville/Carthage
Allison Schlieder & Russell Strife

 

Together with their families, Allison Schlieder and Russell Strife announce their engagement.

Allison is the daughter of James Schlieder of Lowville and Margaret Harlin of Lowville. She is a 2007 graduate of Lowville Academy. She is currently employed by AMF of Lowville.

Russell is the son of Michael and Patricia Strife of Carthage. He is a 2007 graduate of Carthage High School and a 2009 graduate of Jefferson Community College. He is currently employed by Time Warner Cable.

The couple resides in Carthage with their two dogs Nala and Molly. A September 2016 wedding is planned in Lyons Falls at the Moonshine Farm.
 

Posted: January 11, 2016

 

Engagement | Carthage
Tara Mingo Johnson & Christian Daniel Lopez

 

Together with their families, Christian Lopez and Tara Johnson announce their engagement.

Tara is the daughter of Robert and Pamela Johnson of Carthage. She is a 2006 graduate of Carthage Central School, a 2010 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Economics and a 2015 graduate of Clarkson University with an M.B.A.. She is currently employed with a property management firm in New York City as an Executive Assistant.

Christian is the son of Raul and Catherine Lopez of Highland Mills.He is a 2006 graduate of Cornwall Central School and a 2010 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Government. He is currently in employed with a sporting goods company in New York City doing marketing and sales.

Christian and Tara became engaged on November 15, 2014. A June 11, 2016 wedding is planned overlooking the St. Lawrence River in Clayton.
 

Posted: January 11, 2016

 

Birth | Lowville
Chase Robert Burr

 

Nicole and Jeffrey Burr, Lowville, announce the birth of their son, Chase Robert Burr.

Chase was born on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 8:25 p.m. at Lewis County General Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Chase’s maternal grandparents are Harry and Nancy Hough, Adams and Brian and Linda Pearson, Tom Bean, TX. His paternal grandparents are Gerald and Susan Burr, Lowville.

Chase was welcomed home by his grandparents, his big sister, Chloe, and his dogs, Luke and Harley.
 

Posted: January 11, 2016

 

Wedding | Watertown
Caitlin Dreisbach & Tyler Woodward

 

Caitlin Dreisbach and Tyler Woodward were married on December 20, 2015 in Lake Placid.

Caitlin is the daughter of Betsy and John Penrose, Watertown, and Greg and Ivy Dreisbach of Aberdeen, Maryland. Tyler is the son of Dan and Joanne Woodward, Watertown.

Maid of Honor was Erin Dreisbach, sister of the bride, and Best Man was Josh Woodward, brother of the groom. Rev. Eugene LaMothe officiated the ceremony and Cellist Nicole Moody of Lake Clear provided music for the winter wedding.

Both Tyler and Caitlin are 2008 Watertown High School graduates. Caitlin attended Jefferson Community College, then transferred to Cornell University where she earned a bachelors degree in 2012. In 2014, she completed a BSN at Johns Hopkins University. She is currently employed at the University of Virginia and enrolled in a UVA graduate program.

Tyler is 2010 Jefferson Community College graduate and earned his Bachelors degree from Nazareth College in 2012. He served in the AmeriCorps program with Habitat for Humanity for one year, and then attended the University of Virginia completing a Masters degree in 2015. Tyler is a secondary social studies teacher at Wetsel Middle School in Madison, Virginia.

The couple enjoyed a mini-moon at Lake Placid Lodge and plans a summer western U.S. national parks trip.
 

Posted: January 4, 2016

 

Birth | Clayton/Watertown
Audriana Josephine Spicer

 

Graeme & Jessica Spicer, Cicero, announce the birth of their daughter, Audriana Josephine Spicer.

Audriana arrived at 7:50 a.m. on November 16, 2015 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. She weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and measured 19 1/4 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Frederick and Patricia Bach of Clayton. Paternal grandparents are Casey and Andrea Spicer of Watertown.

Audriana was welcomed home also by many excited and loving family members and friends.
 

Posted: January 2, 2016

 

Birth | Lowville
Alexander David Lacey

 

Amber and Jason Lacey, Lowville, announce the birth of their son, Alexander David Lacey.

Alexander arrived at 3:14 p.m. on December 12, 2015 at Samaritan Medical Center. He weighed 8 lbs, 3 oz. and was 20 inches long.

Alexander's maternal grandparents are Cherie (Eamer) Schneckenburger, and Todd Schneckenburger, Dexter. Paternal grandparents are Fran Lacey, Lowville, and the late David Lacey.

Alexander was welcomed home by his big sister, Lilly and big brother Caleb.
 

Posted: January 2, 2016

 

Wedding | Harrisville
Michael James & Brandy Mae Baillargeon

 

Michael James and Brandy Mae Baillargeon announce the recent union of their families.

Brandy is the daughter of Ronald and Karen Baillargeon of Harrisville. She is a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner student soon to graduate from Upstate Medical University in the spring of 2016.
Michael James is a native of North Carolina and has traveled all over the world with the military. He is the son of Kevin and Janet Cox-Boebert of Flagstaff, Arizona.

The ceremony was held December 18, 2015 at the Tug Hill Vineyard surrounded by their children family and friends.
 

Posted: January 2, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Savayah Rain Haughian

 

Savannah Haughian & James "Jimmy" Haughian, Watertown, announce the birth of their daughter, Savayah Rain Haughian.

Savayah arrived at 8:04 a.m. on December 9, 2015 at Samaritan Medical Center. She weighed 9 pounds even and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Tammy Gentile of Watertown and Richard Dorr of Watertown. Paternal grandparents are Thomas and Louise Haughian of Jackson, Michigan.

Savayah was welcomed home by her big brothers James and Jayce Haughian. Along with many excited & loving family members and friends.
 

Posted: January 2, 2016

 

Engagement
Kassandra Sweet & Nicholas Webb

 

Together with their families & their daughter Hailee & baby girl on the way, Kassandra Sweet and Nicholas Webb announce their engagement. 

Nicholas is the son of Mark Webb (Jessie Webb), & Rebecca Gentile (Brandon Gentile) of Brownville. He is currently employed at FX Caprara CDJR as an Automotive Technician. 

Kassandra is the daughter of Brian Sweet (Sheila Sweet) Of Hernando, FL & Rebekah Goutremout (Jamie Platt) of Rutland. She is currently employed at FX Caprara CDJR as a Title Clerk.  

Nicholas & Kassandra became engaged on December 25, 2015. A July 22, 2017 wedding is planned.

 

Posted: January 1, 2016

 

Class Reunions

Indian River Class of 1986

 

The Indian River High School Class of 1986 Reunion Committee has plans for their 30th reunion.

July 22nd Friday night is at The Last Call Bar and Grill (Meet and Greet Night)
July 23rd Saturday night is at The Paddock Club (Hot and Cold Buffet with a cash bar)

A letter with registration will be placed on the Indian River Class of 1986 Reunion Facebook page. We will also be sending them out to people who are not on Facebook. For further information contact Sue Looker Raible (315)405-5110 or sunshine13612@yahoo.com

Any information you have on classmates that aren’t on Facebook would be appreciated, so the mailings will be addressed correctly.
 

Posted: January 31, 2016

 

Watertown High School Class of 1961

 

The Watertown High School Class of 1961 Reunion Committee has plans for their 55th Reunion on July 8 & 9, 2016, at the Ramada Inn, Watertown. Friday Night will be Social Gathering with Hors Devours & Cash Bar. Saturday Night will a Buffet, Cash Bar & DJ Music.

Flyers & Registration forms will be forth coming early 2016. For further information contact Mary Lou (Hanby) Gerloff (315) 782-0882 or fgerloff@twcny.rr.com 

We need to update classmate information. Any information on classmates would be appreciated, so the mailings will be addressed correctly.
 

Posted: September 14, 2015

 


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