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Anniversary | Carthage
Mr. & Mrs. Gene W. Camidge - 50 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Gene W. Camidge of Carthage will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on May 28, 2016.

Mr. Camidge, son of the late Nelson and Eloise Camidge, married Arlene J. Zehr, daughter of the late Reuben and Melvina Zehr, on May 28, 1966 at Calvary Assembly of God Church, West Carthage, with the Rev. Bruno A. Glodkowski officiating.

Honor attendants were Connie Pierce, friend of the bride, and Emerson Camidge, brother of the groom.

Mrs. Camidge is a 1965 graduate of Carthage Central School and obtained her certificate for nurses aide at Lewis BOCES and worked several years at Carthage Area Hospital, then several
years in food service for Carthage Central School District.

Mr. Camidge attended Carthage High School, served in the U.S. Army and retired in 2001 from Carthage Paper Makers with 36 years of service.

They have three children, Duane, Fla.; Laurie and Michael, both of Carthage; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Their most enjoyable time is that spent with family.

Posted: May 22, 2016

 

Engagement | Croghan
Margaret C. Harrigan & David R. Noftsier

Together with their families, Margaret C. Harrigan and David R. Noftsier announce their engagement.

Maggie is the daughter of Daniel and Debra Harrigan of Cato. She graduated 2009 valedictorian of Cato Meridian High School and Summa Cum Laude from Gordon College in 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Music Education.

She currently teaches music at Stanley Elementary School in Waltham, MA and is pursuing a Masters of Music Education at Eastman School of Music in Rochester.

David is the son of Randall and Connie Noftsier of Croghan. He completed homeschool in 2007 and is a 2015 graduate of the University of Albany with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science. He is currently a software developer at eClinical Solutions in Mansfield, MA.

An August 13, 2016 wedding is planned at Wagner Vineyards, Lodi.

Posted: May 21, 2016

 

Engagement | Carthage
Heather Bridges & Ryan Cole

Together with their families Heather Bridges and Ryan Cole announce their engagement.

Heather is the daughter of Craig and Robin Bridges of Simpsonville, SC. Heather graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and then continued on to Greenville Technical College to pursue a certificate in Occupational Therapy. She now works at a short term rehab facility in Spartanburg, SC as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Ryan is the son of Chris Cole of Carthage. Ryan attended school at Greenville technical college and now works at Honeywell Aerospace in Greer, SC as an engineering lab technician. He was born in upstate NY but moved to Greer, SC at an early age. Ryan continues to visit frequently to see family and fish for steelhead when in season.

Ryan and Heather will live in Lyman, SC with their cat, Harley. They enjoy warm southern nights spent outdoors playing lawn games and relaxing. An outdoor wedding with family and friends is planned in Woodruff, SC on June 4, 2016.

Posted: May 21, 2016

 

Birth | Castorland
Anderson Levi Greaud

Rebecca (Roggie) and Stacy Greaud, Castorland, announce the birth of their son, Anderson Levi Greaud.

Anderson was born Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:52 p.m. at Lewis County General Hospital.

Anderson weighed 7 lb. 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long.

Anderson was welcomed by his siblings Jaxon, Claire and Alexander. Anderson’s maternal grandparents are Lonny and Debbie Roggie, Castorland. His paternal grandparents are the late Anita Greaud, Robert Greaud and step-grandmother Margaret Greaud, Port Allen, LA.


Posted: May 21, 2016

 

Birth | Heuvelton
Julia Rose Bellinger

Tom and Elaine Bellinger, Heuvelton, announce the birth of a daughter, Julia Rose Bellinger.

She was born on May 18, 2016 at 3:04 p.m. at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, delivered by Dr. Dicolby>

Julia joins her almost 3-year-old old brother Jackson.

Maternal grandparents are Keith and Carol Britton and Louie DeMatteo and paternal grandparent Peter Bellinger.


Posted: May 21, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Devin Mackenzie Ryan

Sean and Marisa Ryan announce the birth of their daughter, Devin Mackenzie Ryan.

Devin was born on February 13, 2016 at 8:47 p.m. at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. She weighed in at 7 lbs., 12 oz. and was 21 inches long.

Maternal Grandparents are Edson and Lorice Setzer of Pulaski and Paternal Grandparents are Timothy and Marthe Ryan of Dexter.

Devin's arrival was ecstatically welcomed by friends and family.

Posted: May 14, 2016

 

Engagement | Lowville
Rebecca Joy Windover & Rose Angela Urban

Together with their families, Rebecca Joy Windover and Rose Angela Urban announce their engagement.

Rebecca is the daughter of John and Lori Windover of Lowville. She graduated from Lowville Academy Central School in 2009 and Alfred University in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. She earned a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University in 2015. Rebecca currently works as a Program Manager at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Rose is the daughter of Louise Urban of Burton, Ohio and the late Mark Urban. Rose graduated from Solon High School (Ohio) in 2004. She enlisted in the Marines serving in squadron HMX1. She received a Bachelor's degree from Kent State University in 2011 with a degree in Justice Studies. She now works as a HR Specialist in Personnel Security for the Department of Veteran Affairs in Cleveland, Ohio.

The couple resides in Willowick, Ohio with their dog, Dior and cat, Baby. The couple became engaged in May 2015 while on a cruise. A June 11, 2016 wedding is planned at Tug Hill Vineyards in Lowville.


Posted: May 9, 2016

 

Engagement | LaFargeville
Alicia Dewey & Jake Tibbles

Together with their families, Alicia Dewey and Jake Tibbles announce their engagement.

After seven years of unwed bliss, Jake and Alicia have finally decided to make it official.

Alicia is the daughter of David Dewey of LaFargeville. She attended LaFargeville Central and is a graduate of Jefferson Community College and St. Lawrence University. She is currently employed by the Town of Clayton and is the owner of Green Meadow Consulting.

Jake is the son of Michael and Irene Tibbles of Redwood. He attended Alexandria Central School and is a graduate of SUNY Cortland. He is currently the Executive Director of the Thousand Islands Land Trust.

The couple currently resides in LaFargeville with their daughter, Harper Rilee, and the family spends most of their time with their fur-children: Emma, Jax, Baxter and Auggie, six chickens and three ducks. An outdoor wedding with family and friends is planned in Clayton on September 17, 2016.


Posted: May 6, 2016

 

Anniversary | Clayton
Mr. & Mrs. Harry Wayne Bazinet - 50 Years

Mr. & Mrs. Harry Wayne Bazinet of Clayton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 7, 2016.

Patricia A. Clarke, daughter of the late Robert C. & Mary Jane Clarke, was married to Harry Wayne Bazinet, son of the late R. Gerald and Edith Higgins Bazinet, on May 7, 1966 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clayton with the late Monsignor Dennis Lynch officiating. Honor attendants were Mary Helen Bazinet LaLonde and the late Cpl. William Andrew Brabant.

Mr. Bazinet retired in 2011 after nearly 45 years at the New York Air Brake-Knorr Company and was also a member of the Machinist Union Local 761 for over 40 years. He also worked as a caretaker on Whiskey Island and Grindstone Island. He continues to caretake for a couple of families on Grindstone with his nephew, Gerald Hill. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus and a lifelong communicant of St. Mary’s Church. He enjoys spending time on islands of the St. Lawrence River, coffee with friends, and spending time with his dear friend and neighbor, of many years, Mr. "B".

Mrs. Bazinet retired as a bookkeeper and enjoys gardening, crocheting, spending time with the couple’s pets, riding elephants and traveling to Sri Lanka. She has traveled throughout Sri Lanka many times and has had many wonderful adventures. Additionally, she enjoys participating in the Clayton Sunflower competition.

The couple enjoys spending time with their friends Sue and Lew Bevens, often traveling north to the casino for a day trip.

They are the parents of a son, Andrew William, and his wife Stephanie Lynn, Macedon, and a daughter, Andrea Renee', Clayton.

Posted: May 4, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Rachel Hillerman & Cordell Critchell

Together with their families, Rachel Hillerman and Cordell Critchell are happy to announce their engagement.

Rachel is the daughter of Anne and Braxton Hillerman of Watertown. She graduated from Watertown High School in 2005 and Ithaca College in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Television and Radio Communications. Rachel currently works as a national fundraiser for U.S. Senatorial candidates.

Cordell is the son of Penelope Critchell of Washington, D.C. and Douglas Critchell of Moon, VA. He graduated from St. John's High School in 2006 and Hobart College in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and American Studies. Corey currently works as records manager and IT support provider at National Real Estate Advisors.

A July 2016 wedding is planned in the couple's home city of Washington, D.C.

Posted: April 30, 2016

 

Engagement | Theresa/Alexandria Bay
Alexis K. Lynch & Christopher R. Easter

Together with their families, Alexis K. Lynch and Christopher R. Easter announce their engagement.

Alexis is the daughter of Dennis and Amanda Lynch of Theresa, and Nicole and Doug Walroth of Georgetown, KY. She is a 2010 graduate from Indian River. She is currently attending Jeff-Lewis BOCES nursing program for her LPN.

Christopher is the son of Ann Easter of Alexandria Bay, and the late Robert Easter. He is a 2008 graduate from Thousand Islands. He is currently employed at Eiss Brothers.

The couple resides in Clayton, with their two dogs, Summit and Diesel. A October 15, 2016 wedding is planned at Tug Hill Vineyards in Lowville.

Posted: April 28, 2016

 

Birth | Carthage
Steven Eric Marc Getman-Sadler

Paul Sadler and Stephanie Sech-Getman, Carthage, announce the birth of their son, Steven Eric Marc Getman-Sadler.

Steven was born on March 28, 2016 at Carthage Area Hospital. He was born at 9:06am, weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 19 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his siblings, Ryan and Shayla. His maternal grandparents are Cindy and Eric Hubbard, Carthage and paternal grandparents, Jody and Marc Sheltray. Many aunts, uncles and cousins also welcomed him home.

Posted: April 23, 2016

 

Engagement | Clayton/LaFargeville
Rachel Laura Barry & Ryan Mitchell Segouin

Michael and Victoria Barry of Clayton announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Laura Barry, to Ryan Mitchell Segouin. Mr. Segouin is the son of Peter and Janelle Segouin of LaFargeville.

The bride to be is a SUNY Potsdam graduate and is employed at Laboutique, a family owned business. The groom to be is a SUNY Potsdam graduate and is employed as a NYS Corrections Officer.

An October 2016 wedding is planned at the Thousand Islands Winery.

Posted: April 23, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Jasmine Becker & Travis Knight

 

 

Together with their families, Jasmine Becker and Travis Knight announce their engagement.

Jasmine Becker is the daughter of Beth Buck, Hammond, and Jeffery Becker of Fort Myers, Fl. She is a 2008 graduate of Hammond Central School. She is also a 2012 graduate of SUNY Jefferson with an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts and a 2016 graduate of Keuka College with a Bachelor's degree in Soical Work. She is currently employed as a cashier at Lowe's in Watertown.

Travis Knight is the son of Arlene Daily and the late Duane Knight of Alexandria Bay and Redwood. He is a 2003 graduate of Hammond Central School. He is also a 2012 graduate of SUNY Jefferson with an Associate's degree in Business and a 2014 graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor's degree in Business. He is currently employed at AT&T in Watertown.

The couple resides in Watertown with their dog, Stark and cat, Zoey. A July 9, 2016 wedding is planned in Redwood.

Posted: April 23, 2016

 

Birth
Madison June Beebee

Alexander and Kristen Beebee announce the birth of their daughter, Madison June Beebee.

Maddie was born on March 28, 2016 at 8:55 a.m. at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. She weighed in at 6 lbs 4 oz and was 19 inches long.

She was welcomed at the hospital by friends, many proud aunts and uncles and cousins. She was also excitedly welcomed by her big brother, Mason.

Her maternal grandparents are John and Nancy Marra of Brownville. Her paternal grandparents are Darin Duarte and Janet Abrams-Duarte of Copenhagen and Steve and Cindy Beebee of Dunnellon, Florida.

Posted: April 17, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Hannah Rose Webb

Nicholas and Kassandra (Sweet) Webb, Watertown, announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Rose Webb.

Hannah was born on April 12, 2016 at Samaritan Medical Center at 12:03 a.m. She weighed in at 6 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Rebekah Goutremout & Jamie Platt of Rutland, Also Brian & Sheila Sweet of Florida, and Paternal grandparents are Mark & Jessie Webb of Brownville, Rebecca & Brandon Gentile of Brownville.

Hannah was lovingly welcomed home by big sister, Hailee.

Posted: April 17, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Felicia Featherby & Andrew R. Majak

Felicia Featherby and Andrew R. Majak, together with their families, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Annamarie Selecky, of West Wyoming, PA and Russell J. Featherby of Moscow, PA. She is the granddaughter of Anthony C. Tavella and the late Angeline Tavella, of Pittston, and the late Russell and Mary Featherby, of Scranton.

Felicia is a 2008 graduate of Wyoming Area High School. She is a 2012 graduate of Kutztown University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She is currently employed as an Assistant Toddler Teacher in Watertown.

The prospective groom is the son of Walter and Kristine Majak, of Clayton, NY. He is the grandson of Stanley Majak and the late Margaret Majak, of Watertown, NY and the late Edward and Elizabeth Reilly of Paulsboro, NJ.

Andrew is a 2004 graduate of Watertown High School. He is a 2008 graduate of Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. He is a 2012 graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine where he obtained a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine. Andrew completed his surgical residency at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. Andrew recently joined his father in practice in Watertown.

The couple was engaged on May 2, 2015 and will exchange vows in July 2016.

Posted: April 8, 2016

 

Wedding | LaFargeville
Amber Arnold & Jeremy Goodenough

Amber Arnold and Jeremy Goodenough were married on March 24, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Amber is the daughter of Charleen and Scott Arnold. She is a 2007 graduate of LaFargeville Central school and is currently employed as a surgical technologist at Samaritan Medical Center.

Jeremy is the son of Darlene Nier and James Goodenough. He is a 2006 graduate of LaFargeville Central School and an alumnus of both Jefferson Community College and SUNY Potsdam. He is currently employed with Absolute Construction in Cape Vincent.

The couple currently resides in LaFargeville.

Posted: April 5, 2016

 

Engagement | Alexandria Bay
Jena Kay Coon & Jayson David Hoistion

Together with their families, Jena Kay Coon and Jayson David Hoistion announce their engagement.

Jena, daughter of Gregory and Martha Coon, Alexandria Bay, is a 2011 graduate of Alexandria Central School. She is a 2013 graduate of SUNY Jefferson with an Associate's in Science and a 2015 graduate of SUNY Canton with an Associate's in Nursing. She is currently employed as a Registered Nurse at River Hospital, Alexandria Bay.

Jayson, son of David Hoistion, Calcium, and Kelly Volway, Michigan, is a 2011 graduate of Indian River Central School. He is currently employed by Gilmore Landscaping, Watertown.

The couple resides in Alexandria Bay with their dog, Berkley. A September 3, 2016 wedding is planned in Alexandria Bay on the St. Lawrence River.

Posted: April 5, 2016

 

Engagement
Alyssa Moroz & Michael Bleau

Together with their families, Alyssa Moroz and Michael Bleau announce their engagement.

Alyssa is a 2010 graduate of South Jefferson High School, but spent most of high school attending G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. She is also a 2012 graduate of Jefferson Community College. She is currently a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty and is finishing her Bachelor's degree in Special Education.

Michael is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School. He is also a 2011 graduate of the University at Buffalo where he received his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed at Nine Mile Nuclear Station where he is a System Manager.

The couple currently resides in Liverpool with their two dogs, Milo and Bandit. They became engaged on February 13, 2016 and a destination wedding in the Bahamas is planned for December 2016.

Posted: April 3, 2016

 

Birth| Dexter/Pillar Point
Grant Richard Earl

Announcing the birth of Grant Richard Earl, on February 24, 2016 at 4:44 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz. and 20 1/4 inches long. He was born at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

His is the son of Suzanne and Michael Earl of Dexter/Pillar Point.

Posted: April 3, 2016

 

Engagement | Copenhagen
Haily Mae Dunn & Nick Valachovic

Mark and Debra Dunn of Copenhagen announce the engagement of their daughter, Haily Mae Dunn, to Nick Valachovic, son of Suzette Valachovic of Whitney Point and William Valachovic of Binghamton.

The bride-to-be received her high school diploma in 2006 from Copenhagen Central School and graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Childhood Education. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in 2014. She is currently employed as a 4th grade teacher at Whitney Point Central School District.

The groom-to-be graduated from Whitney Point Central School District in 2004 and attended Broome Community College until 2006. He is currently employed by Diekow Electric as an electrician.

The couple recently purchased their first home together and reside in Whitney Point.

They are planning an August 2016 wedding in Alexandria Bay.

Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Wedding | Lowville
Carolyn Philson & Ethan Kraybill

Carolyn Philson and Ethan Kraybill were married on August 21, 2015 at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua.

Carolyn is the daughter of Karen and Dick Philson of Rochester. Ethan is the son of Ann and Dale Kraybill of Lowville. They were attended by family and friends in the wedding party, and a reception at Casa Larga Vineyards followed the ceremony.

The couple met as students at SUNY Geneseo. Carolyn graduated from Churchville-Chili High School in 2003, SUNY Geneseo in 2007, and Nazareth University in 2008. Ethan graduated from Lowville Academy in 2002, SUNY Geneseo in 2006, and SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2010. Carolyn is a Special Education Teacher with the West Irondequoit School District. Ethan is as an Attorney Editor with Thomson Reuters.

The two currently live and work in Rochester, where they are incredibly happy to set out on the next phase of their lives together.

Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Loretta Lynn Mashaw & Anthony Edison Lee

Together with their families, Loretta Lynn Mashaw and Anthony Edison Lee announce their engagement.

Loretta is the daughter of Coleen Mashaw and the late Earl Mashaw. She is also the step daughter of Donald Arquitt.

Anthony is the son of Gail and Richard Lee. He works for Orkin. They reside in Wadsworth Ohio. Loretta is originally from the Watertown area.

The couple will be married on October 15, 2016 at The Conrad Botzum Farmstead in Akron Ohio.

Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Birth | Mannsville
Wyatt Elias Sweeting

Bob and Jackie Sweeting, Mannsville, announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Elias Sweeting.

Wyatt arrived on June 9, 2015 at Carthage Area Hospital at 12:57 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 9.2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Wyatt was welcomed home by his big brother, Tucker, and his big sister, Lola, along with their family dogs, Cam and Mollie.

Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Birth | Harrisville/Gouverneur
Vera Lynn Adle

Tyler and Jenna Adle, of Fort George Meade, Maryland, announce the birth of their daughter, Vera Lynn Adle.

Vera was born on March 7, 2016 at 11:08 a.m. in Columbia, MD

She weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Nana Julie Fiaschetti of Carthage, and Grandpa Charlie Carr of Harrisville. Paternal grandparents are Nana Pamela and Papa Stephen Adle of Gouverneur. Vera also has many proud aunts, uncles, and cousins eagerly awaiting to meet her. She was excitedly welcomed home by big brother Dylan, big sister Kaelyn, and Archie and Blue, fur brother and sister.

Posted: March 26, 2016

 

Engagement | Adams
Megan Washburn & Michael Biggar

Together with their families, Megan Washburn and Michael Biggar announce their engagement.

Megan is the daughter of Michele and Carlton Washburn of Adams. She is a 2013 graduate of South Jefferson High School. She is currently studying film production at CUNY Brooklyn College.

Michael is the son of Elizabeth Kelley and Mark Daniel Biggar Sr. of Derry, New Hampshire. He is a 2012 graduate of Tabernacle Christian School. He is currently a soldier at Fort Drum.

The couple will be married on June 24, 2016 at the Adams United Methodist Church.

Posted: March 23, 2016

 

Anniversary | Watertown
Robert & Grace Londraville - 65 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cain Londraville, 715 Ball Avenue, Watertown will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on March 26, 2016.

Mr. Londraville, son of the late Frances Cain Londraville and Harry Londraville, married Grace A. Holland, daughter of the late Edwin and Gertrude Holland, on March 26, 1951, at St. James Rectory, Carthage, with the Rev. William J. Deacy officiating.

Honor attendants were the late Joyce O’Dell, sister of the bride, and the late John Luczycki.

Mrs. Londraville is a graduate of Gouverneur High School and the Crane School of Music, Potsdam. She taught in Deferiet and was a substitute teacher in the Watertown School District until she became a social worker with the Jefferson County Department of Social Services, where she worked from 1969 until her retirement June 1, 1987.

She is a former director of the YWCA, the Community Action Planning Council and the Neighbors of Watertown.

Mr. Londraville, a graduate of Carthage High School, attended Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, and served in the Army from 1945 to 1946 at Fort Dix, NJ. He was a civil engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation from June 21, 1948 until his retirement May 13, 1987.

He is a 71-year member of the American Legion Post 61, a 68-year honorary life member of the Watertown Elks Lodge 496 and a life member of the North Side Improvement League, Watertown.

He is past president of the Black River Valley Chapter of Civil Service Employees Association and the State Employees Federal Credit Union and the past state president of the New York State Association of Transportation Engineers.

They have three children, Robert F., Sherwood, AK; Mark R. and Kathryn, Potsdam; and Amy L. and Randy Johnson, East Weymouth, MA; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Posted: March 23, 2016

 

Anniversary | Croghan
John & Cindy Pate - 50 Years

John and Cindy Pate celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at Belfort Inn. John Pate and Cindy Wetterhahn were married February 12, 1966 at St. Stephen's Church in Croghan with Father Anthony Moore officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Pate lived on the Old State Road near Croghan for many years before moving to the Resha Road. John ran the family farm and also has a logging and maple syrup business. Cindy still has her own income tax service.

Along with their many interests; they enjoy riding ATV's and spending time with family and friends.

The couple have; one son, John Brian and Julie (Council, ID.), and four daughters, Vicki and Ned O'Brien (Evans Mills), Michele Halladay and Steve Proulx (Carthage), Renee Gracey (Watertown) and Amanda and Chris Nortz (Belfort).

The Pates are proud grandparents of ten grandchildren: Shayne Scott; Matthew Norton; Lucas and Kassidy Pate; Brooke Halladay; Dylan, Aliya and Taren Gracey; and Addison and Callyn Nortz.


Posted: March 21, 2016

 

Anniversary | Watertown
John & Clara Hermann - 65 Years

John & Clara Hermann observed their 65th wedding anniversary celebrating at Primo’s Restaurant with family.

John Hermann, son of the late Adolf and Anna Hermann and Clara LaSalle, daughter of the late Floyd and Clara LaSalle and stepdaughter of the late Helen LaSalle were married on Easter Sunday March 25, 1951 at the Sacred Heart Rectory.

Honor attendants were William Hermann, brother of the groom and Margaret Walts, cousin of the bride.

Mr. Hermann attended and graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy and Mrs. Hermann attended and graduated from Evans Mills School.

They owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. John retired from Freeman Bus Corp after 40 years of service as a motorcoach operator, with a stellar driving record.

They are lifetime members of the Calcium Grange, Northside Improvement League. They are members of the Senior Citizen Busy BG’s, the AARP group, the Watertown Elks, The Sacred Heart Foundation, the Evans Mills St. Mary’s Booster Club and the Northpole Fire Department. John has held the position of Treasurer in some of these organizations. Clara is an avid NY Yankees fan.

They have ten children Elizabeth (David) Petrie, Calcium, David (Donna) Hermann, NC, Cathy (Larry) Cupernall, Clayton, Debra (Michael) Weaver, Calcium, Diane Kilburn, Calcium, Barbara, Deer River, Fred (Nancy) Hermann, Philadelphia, Stephan (Sheri) Hermann, Watertown, Julie (Robert) Park, Syracuse, Eleanor (Jeff) Minnick, Calcium and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Their most enjoyable time is that spent with family.


Posted: March 21, 2016

 

Wedding | Watertown
Erin Conklin & Tyler Patterson

Erin Conklin and Tyler Patterson were married on December 5, 2015 at Holy Family Church in Watertown.

Erin is the daughter of David and Kari Conklin, Watertown. Tyler is the son of Jeffrey and Renee Patterson, Watertown.

Erin's Maid of Honor was Alexandria Framarini and Tyler's Best Man was Joshua LeClaire.

Rev. Steven Murray officiated the ceremony and Ryan Grant provided music for their winter wedding.

Both Tyler and Erin are 2011 graduates of Watertown High School. Erin graduated from Syracuse University in 2015, where she earned a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. She is currently employed at Eglin AFB, Florida working for the Department of Defense. Tyler graduated from Jefferson Community College in 2013, where he earned an A.S. in Criminal Justice. Tyler is currently employed by Auburn Water System in Florida.

The couple reside in Crestview, Florida with their six pets.

Posted: March 21, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown/Philadelphia
Amanda Towsley & Menno Lambright

Together with their families, Amanda Towsley and Menno Lambright announce their engagement.

Amanda is the daughter of Timothy and Rebecca Towsley of Watertown Center. She is a 2011 graduate of South Jefferson High School. She now works for the Watertown YMCA SACC program and substitutes for pre-school at the YMCA.

Menno Lambright is the son of David and Velda Lambright of Philadelphia. He went to a private school. He now works at Empire Hydraulics and Machine LLC in Adams Center.

The couple will be married on August 20, 2016 at Asbury United Methodist Church.

Posted: March 12, 2016

 

Wedding | Carthage
Shawna Gould & Dave Gibeau II

Shawna Gould and Dave Gibeau II were married on October 10, 2015 at the Airport Christian Fellowship Church in Dexter.

The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Paul Gmitter and his wife Cheryl Gmitter. A reception followed at the Clayton Opera House.

The Groom is the son of Diane Gibeau and Ross Bossuot, Carthage and Dave Gibeau and Lisa Jolley, Carthage. The Bride is the daughter of Steve Gould, Copenhagen and Roseann Conant, Watertown.

The Maid of Honor was Corina Houppert, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Natasha Grove, sister of the groom, Casey Goodwin, cousin of the bride, Anita Wright, friend of the bride. Flower girls were Mckayla Gibeau and Cadence Jones, daughters of the groom and bride.

The Best Man was Jeremy Brotherton, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Steve Gould, brother of the bride, Jake Gibeau, son of the groom, Cory Gibeau, brother of the groom, David Ovando, friend of the groom. Ring bearers were Gavin Payne and Tanner Gibeau, nephews of the groom.

The couple resides in Carthage with their children and dog king. A honeymoon is planned for later this year.

Posted: March 12, 2016

 

Birth | Pamelia
Alexis Ann Booth

Sara & Michael Booth, Pamelia, announce the birth of their second daughter, Alexis Ann Booth.

Alexis Ann was welcomed by her big sister, Kylee Catherine. She was born 11:04 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Samaritan Medical Center. Her weight was 7 pounds 7 ounces with a length of 19-1/2 inches.

Alexis Ann is the fifth grandchild of Lloyd and Susan Lovely and family, Cazenovia, and the fourth grandchild of Lucy and Michael Booth and family, Watertown.

Posted: March 8, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Chad Weaver & Kristin Cheseldine

Together with their families, Chad Weaver and Kristin Cheseldine announce their engagement.

Kristin is the daughter of Timothy & Mary Thompson, Adams Center. She attended General Brown School and is currently employed at Samaritan Keep Home.

Chad is the son of Michael and Debra Weaver, Calcium. He is a 1999 graduate of Indian River High School. He is currently employed by Deline’s Auto Body.

A July 16, 2016 wedding is planned in Watertown. The couple resides in Watertown.

Posted: March 6, 2016

 

Engagement
Jason Dixson & Amanda Cole

Together with their families, Jason Dixson and Amanda Cole announce their engagement.

Jason is a 2006 graduate of Indian River High School and is a Certified Stihl Mechanic at Garlock's Ace Hardware and Lumber in Alexandria Bay.

Amanda is a 2007 graduate of Indian River High School, a 2009 graduate of North Country Community College and is currently attending Empire State College pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Psychology. She is also employed at Garlock's Ace Hardware and Lumber.

The couple were engaged on Valentine's Day and June 2017 wedding is planned.
 

Posted: February 25, 2016

 

Engagement | Watertown
Kelsey Baker Brand & Christopher John Day

Together with their families, Kelsey Baker Brand and Christopher John Day, both of Watertown, announce their engagement.

Kelsey is the daughter of Stephen and Mollie Brand of Watertown. She is a 2007 graduate of Immaculate Heart Central School. Kelsey graduated magna cum laude in 2011 from SUNY Potsdam with a B.A. in elementary education and earned her M.S. in Literacy at SUNY Potsdam in 2014. Miss Brand is a second grade teacher at Copenhagen Central School.

Christopher is the son of John and Melanie Day of Watertown. He is a 2005 graduate of Watertown High School and graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Cortland in 2009, with a B.A. in history and secondary education. Christopher received his M.S. in Literacy at SUNY Oneonta in 2013. Mr. Day is a Social Studies teacher at Copenhagen Central School.

The couple will be married July 9, 2016 at Holy Family Church.
 

Posted: February 25, 2016

 

Birth | Adams
Olivia Jade Dack

 

 

Michael and Leah Dack of Adams announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Jade Dack.

Olivia was born on February 16, 2016 at 4:41 p.m. at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Olivia was welcomed by big brothers Carter, 4 years and William, 2 years, and maternal grandparents, Bill and Holly Babcock of Pierrepont Manor and paternal grandparents, Steve and Terry Dack of Adams.
 

Posted: February 23, 2016

 

Engagement | Rutland/Calcium
Gretchen Kirch & David Barr

 

 

Together with their families, Gretchen Kirch and David Barr announce their engagement.

Gretchen is the daughter of Jerry and Kathleen Kirch of Rutland. She is a 2005 graduate of Copenhagen Central and a 2009 graduate of SUNY Oswego. She is currently employed by Kinney Drugs/Health Direct as a pharmacy technician.

David is the son of Dale and Michele Barr of Calcium. He is a 2005 graduate of General Brown. He attended undergrad at University of Rochester and continued on to Wegman’s School of Pharmacy where he received his Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2012. He is currently employed by Walgreens as a Pharmacist.

The couple currently resides in Rochester with their two dogs, Max and Molly. They became engaged on October 10, 2015 and a wedding is planned in Webster on August 20, 2016.

 

Posted: February 21, 2016

 

Engagement | Dexter
Trevor Parisian & Erika Olsowske

 

 

Trevor Parisian is the son of Joseph and Tammy Parisian, Dexter. Trevor is a 2009 graduate from General Brown Central School, and a 2013 graduate of SUNY Potsdam. He graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a Minor in Biology. Trevor is currently employed by the State of New York.

Erika Olsowske is the daughter of David and Eileen Olsowske, of Seneca Falls. Erika is a 2009 graduate from Mynderse Academy, and a 2013 graduate of SUNY Potsdam. She graduated with a B.A. in Early Childhood/ Childhood Ed. and with a minor in Biology. Erika then furthered her studies and graduated in 2014 from SUNY Potsdam with a M.S. Ed. as a Literacy Specialist. Erika is currently employed as an Elementary Teacher at Romulus Central School District.

Trevor and Erika got engaged on July 12th, 2014 and will be getting married on July 23, 2016, in Seneca Falls.
 

Posted: February 16, 2016

 

Engagement | Harrisville
Karley Catherine Patnode & Benjamin Wake

 

 

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Patnode, Harrisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karley Catherine Patnode to Benjamin Wake, son of Diana Wake, Vass, NC and Patrick Wake, Palmer, AK.

Ms. Patnode, a graduate of St. Lawrence University, is a caseload assistant for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities in Mansfield, OH. She is currently working on her Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling at University of Kentucky to further her career with this agency.

Mr. Wake is an apprentice millwright with Local 1090 Union out of Cleveland, OH. Mr. Wake also has a beautiful 4-year-old daughter, Isadora.

The wedding will take place on May 14, 2016 in Lucas, OH.
 

Posted: February 15, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Clayton Shaw LaRose

 

 

Brian and Jessica LaRose, Watertown, announce the birth of their son, Clayton Shaw LaRose. Clayton was born at Samaritan Medical Center on December 26, 2015 at 5:16 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Robert and Laura Knapp of Hannibal. Paternal grandparents are Patricia LaRose of Norwood and the late Clayton LaRose.

Clayton was welcomed home by his two big sisters, Brianna and Sophia.
 

Posted: February 14, 2016

 

Birth | Watertown
Reid David Desormo

 

 

Brent and Amber (Chapman) Desormo, Watertown, announce the birth of their son, Reid David Desormo. Reid was born on December 4, 2015 at Carthage Area Hospital at 6:47 p.m. He weighed in at 8 lbs 15.1 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are David and Linda Chapman of Worth and paternal grandparents are Scott and Pam Desormo of Watertown.
R
eid was lovingly welcomed home by big sister, Vada.
 

Posted: February 14, 2016

 

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 1976

 

Indian River Class of '76 will hold a 40th class reunion. Fri. July 22, get together at the John Hoover Inn in Evans Mills, cash bar and pizza & wings for snacking, cost $5.00 per person. Sat. July 23, buffet dinner at the Philadelphia American Legion $20.00 per person, Sunday cook-out at Amy Martusewicz Fitzsimmon's home, hot dogs and hamburgs provided, bring a dish to pass and beverages of choice.

IRCS classes of 74, 75, 77, 78, and faculty are welcome to attend Sat. & Sun. events. RSVP with payment by July 1. Payments to Rhada Decker 36455 Nolan Rd. Theresa, NY 13691. For questions: ircs76runion@hotmail.com


Posted: May 9, 2016

 

Watertown High/Immaculate Heart Class of 1966

 

WHS & IHC CLASS of 1966 REUNION
WHERE DID THE 50 YEARS GO!
Savory Best Western, Washington St., Watertown.


Hors Devours w/carving stations
Cash bar and DJ Music
July 8th, 2016 6 to ?
$35. Per person
Please send checks to:
Candi Gerken
23868 Spring Valley Drive
Watertown, NY 13601
Further contact info:
Bob Fox 315-523-1075
Larry Fioretto 315-723-5300
Facebook: 1966 Watertown High and Immaculate Heart
reunion
Or email us at:
reunionclassof66@gmail.com
Look forward to seeing you !


Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Carthage Central Class of 1971

 

The Carthage Central High School Class of 1971 Reunion Committee has plans for their 45th reunion on Friday, July 29, 2016 with an Ice Breaker at Jose O’Connor’s in West Carthage (The old Keddy’s). On Saturday, July 30th there will be a dinner & entertainment (Dave Scanlin) at the Elks Club, Carthage.

Please reach out to us on FB – CCS Class of 71, contact Sue at swalling@twcny.rr.com or Deb at skipanddeb@live.com or Peg at pballou77@gmail.com for more details. We also would like to get an estimate of the number of people planning on attending the Saturday event to assist us with the planning.
 

Posted: April 2, 2016

 

Immaculate Heart Central Class of 1976

 

The Immaculate Heart Central High School Class of 1976 Reunion Committee has plans for their 40th reunion on Friday, 8 July with a meet and greet at Coleman’s. On Saturday, 9 July will be a dinner at the Savory Café. This will be in conjunction with our good friends from the Watertown High School Class of 1976 although we will have separate rooms on Saturday evening.

Please reach out to us on FB – Immaculate Heart Central Watertown Class of 1976 or contact Aileen Dawley at 1976Ihcreunion@gmail.com or Steve Fazio at stevenmfazio@gmail.com for more details.
 

Posted: March 8, 2016

 

Watertown High School Class of 1976

 

The Watertown High School Class of 1976 Reunion Committee has plans for their 40th reunion on Friday, 8 July with a meet and greet at Coleman’s at 7pm. On Saturday, 9 July - also at 7pm - will be heavy apps served at the Savory Café (Carriage House).

Please contact us on FB – WHS CLASS OF 1976 or contact Kelly at kflanagan13@twcny.rr.com Jill at booklover1981@msn.com or Amy at susoa333@hotmail.com for more details.
 

Posted: March 6, 2016

 

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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