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Engagement | Carthage
Shawna Gould & Dave Gibeau II

Together with their families, Shawna Gould and Dave Gibeau II, announce their engagement.

Shawna is the daughter of Steve Gould, Copenhagen and Roseann Conant, Watertown. Shawna is a 2004 graduate of Copenhagen Central School. She received her Associate Degree from Bryant & Stratton, Syracuse in 2006. She is currently employed as an Executive Accounting Assistant at Taylor Concrete.

Dave is the son of Diane Gibeau and Ross Bossuot, Carthage and Dave Gibeau and Lisa Jolley, Carthage. Dave is a 1997 graduate of Carthage Central School. He is the owner of Gibeau’s Welding & Fabrication.

Dave proposed to Shawna on October 18, 2014. The couple is excited about joining their lives together, along with their children, Jacob, Mckayla, and Cadence, this coming October 10, 2015 in Clayton.

Posted: January 27, 2015


Engagement | Watertown
Alicia M. Swan & Lane D. Reeder

Together with their families, Alicia M. Swan and Lane D. Reeder announce their engagement.

Alicia is the daughter of Cynthia Hall-Swan, Watertown, and the late Theodore Swan Jr. She is a 2007 graduate of Watertown High School. She received her Associates Degree from Jefferson Community College in 2009. She received her Bachelors Degree from Columbia College in 2012. Continuing her education at SUNY Oswego, she will receive her Masters Degree and CAS in School Counseling in May 2015.

Lane is the son of John Reeder, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and the late Karen Reeder. He is a 2007 graduate of Arkadelphia High School. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Arkansas in 2011. Lane serves as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army with the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum. Lane plans to attend Law School in Virginia in August 2015.

A wedding is planned for May 22, 2015.

Posted: January 27, 2015


Engagement | Carthage
Kelly Marie Maloney & Jordan Foster Trowbridge

Together with their families, Jordan Foster Trowbridge and Kelly Marie Maloney announce their engagement. They were engaged on May 24, 2014.

Jordan is the son of Jack and Tammy Trowbridge of Carthage. He is a 2006 Carthage Central School Graduate and a 2011 SUNY Brockport Graduate. With a degree in Physical Education he is employed as a teacher at Carthage Elementary School and an Assistant Coach for the Carthage Varsity Boys Basketball Team.

Kelly is the daughter of Timothy and Lynn Maloney of Honeoye. She is a 2007 Graduate of Honeoye Central School and a 2012 graduate of SUNY Brockport, finishing with a degree in Kinesiology. She is currently employed with Samaritan Medical Center.

The families will celebrate the marriage with a ceremony in Livonia on October 10, 2015.

Posted: January 27, 2015


Wedding | Castorland
Marissa Hirschey & Joseph Hartnett

Marissa Hirschey and Joseph Hartnett were married on September 6, 2014 on the Great Lawn at Turning Stone Resort and Casino.

The bride is the daughter of Martin & Linda Hirschey, Castorland. The groom is the son of William and Deborah Hartnett, Wilmington, DE.

The Maids of Honor were Aimee Kelly, best friend of the bride, and Brittany Ciulla, cousin of the bride. The bridesmaids were Lauren Hartnett, sister of the groom, Caitlin Schantz, friend of the bride, Ashley and Meghan Panowicz, cousins of the bride, Kasey Rosenberger and Jenn Howland, friends of the bride.

The Best Man was Jeff Palmer, best friend of the groom. The groomsmen were Richard and Justin Hirschey, brothers of the bride, David Graham, Alex Rees-Jones, Maxim Orlov, Christopher Green, and Jason Stern, all friends of the groom.

An evening reception followed the ceremony in Turning Stone’s Cypress Ballroom. The two honeymooned in the United States Virgin Islands the following week.

Mrs. Hartnett is a Portfolio Policy Associate at Manning & Napier in Fairport. Mr. Hartnett is a Senior Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin in Liverpool.

The couple currently resides in Liverpool.

Posted: January 27, 2015


Birth | Calcium
Makayla Janae Glick

Makayla Janae Glick was born on January 1, 2015 at 12:43 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. and 7 oz. and 19 ˝ inches long.

She is welcomed with love by her parents, Simon and Mary Lou Glick of Calcium, and her siblings, Natasha, Travis, and Jordan.

Posted: January 27, 2015


Engagement | Philadelphia/Theresa
Mallory Morgan Crossman & Jamison Tyler Vincent

Mallory Morgan Crossman, daughter of Martin and Shelley Crossman, Philadelphia, and Jamison Tyler Vincent, son of Robert and Brenda Busler, Theresa, announce their engagement.


Mallory is a 2008 graduate of Indian River Central School and graduated in 2014 from SUNY Potsdam with a B.S. in community health. She is currently a community organizer at Women's Resource Center, Newport, RI.

Jamison is a 2002 graduate of Indian River Central School and graduated in 2006 from Cornell University with a B.S. in industrial and labor relations. He is a captain in the Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Detachment, Newport, RI.

A July 25, 2015 wedding at The Manor House, Pierrepont Manor, is planned.


They currently reside in Bristol, RI.

Posted: January 18, 2015


Engagement | Dexter
Katie L. McIntosh & Theodore G. Smith Jr.

Together with their families, Katie L. McIntosh and Theodore G. Smith Jr. , announce their engagement.

Katie is the daughter of Roger and Dorry McIntosh, Dexter. She is a 2010 graduate of General Brown Jr./Sr. High School. She is attending Jefferson Community College for Human Services/Chemical Dependency. She currently works at Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) as a day habilitation aide.

Theodore Jr. is the son of Theodore Smith Sr., Sackets Harbor, and Michelle Gentile, Felts Mills. He is currently employed as a carpenter.

An outdoor wedding is planned for August 8, 2015 at the Brown Mansion in Brownville. The couple currently reside in Dexter.

Posted: January 18, 2015


Birth | Watertown
Chloe Marie Post

Joshua and Mary Post of Watertown announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Marie Post.

Chloe was delivered by Dr. Dodard on October 16, 2014 at 8:26 a.m. She was 9 lbs. 4 oz. and 21 in. long.

Her maternal grandparents are Richard and Patricia Cohen of Watertown. Her paternal grandparents are Howard and Cheryl Post of Port Leyden.

She was welcomed home by her big brother, Mason.

Posted: January 18, 2015


Birth | Cape Vincent
Owen Gregory Graff

Kylie and Benjamin Graff of Durham, North Carolina announce the birth of their son, Owen Gregory Graff.

Owen was born at Duke Regional Hospital on November 3, 2014 at 5:59 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 21.5 inches long.

His maternal grandparents are Greg and Nancy Ingerson of Cape Vincent. His paternal grandparents are Curtis and Sandy Graff of Boonsboro, Maryland.

Posted: January 18, 2015


Wedding | Watertown
Jennifer Soule-Parrish & Scott Gerni

Jennifer Soule-Parrish and Scott Gerni were married in an intimate ceremony at their home on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Officiating the ceremony was Justice of the Peace of Savannah Richard Sloan.

Jennifer is the daughter of Eugene C. Soule, Sr. and the late Marion F. Soule of Hannibal. Scott is the son of the late Louis and Diana Gerni from Henderson Harbor.

Standing up for maid of honor was Elizabeth Faith Parrish (daughter of the bride). Best men were Jonathan Tyler and Nicholas Charles Parrish (sons of the bride).

Jennifer is a graduate of Bryant & Stratton Business Institute with an associates degree in Medical Office Management & graduate of University of Phoenix with a bachelors degree in Business Administration. Jennifer is employed with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as Human Resources Coordinator. Scott is graduate of Henderson and is the owner of real estate company Clear Choice Homes in Watertown.

A reception will be planned with family and friends for the Summer of 2015. A honeymoon/family vacation to Walt Disney World is scheduled for March of 2015.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Wedding | Watertown/Alexandria Bay
Tanya Marie Money & Kevin Harold Tracy

Tanya Marie Money and Kevin Harold Tracy were married on Saturday, October 18,2014 at Savory Downtown in Watertown.

Tanya is the daughter of Duane and Paula Money, Alexandria Bay. Kevin is the son of the late Harold and Arlene Tracy, Watertown. The ceremony was officiated by Michael Babcock, Plessis.

The wedding party included the bride's cousin, Amber Roberts as the Matron of Honor. The Best Man was Michael Souva. The Ring Bearer was Nathan Tracy, son of the Groom.

A reception followed the ceremony at Savory Downtown with Family and Friends.

Tanya is employed at Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Kevin is employed at Marra's Homecare.

The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Niagara Falls, Ontario. They reside in Watertown.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Engagement | Brownville/Clayton/Watertown
Samantha M. Kimmis & Kristopher S. Funk

Together with their families, Samantha M. Kimmis and Kristopher S. Funk, announce their engagement.

Samantha is the daughter and step-daughter of Mark and Tina Kimmis, Brownville and Karen Dennie, Clayton. She is a 2007 graduate of General Brown Jr./Sr. High School. She attended Jefferson Community College. She currently is a stay at home mom to the couple's children, Brayden and Willow.

Kris is the son of Jeffrey and Annmarie Funk, Watertown. He attended Watertown High School. He is currently a installation technician for Maestec.

An outdoor wedding is planned for July 25, 2015 at Fish Island in Dexter.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Engagement | Sackets Harbor
Kimberly R. Taylor (Quinta) & Tim A. Schuldt Jr.

Tim A. Schuldt Jr. and Kimberly R. Taylor (Quinta), were engaged on Friday, December 12, 2014.

The couple attended high school together in Camden and were crowned Prom King and Queen together their junior year. As only acquaintances, the two went their separate ways after graduating in 2004. Tim attended St. Lawrence University and studied abroad in London, while Kimberly attended Jefferson Community College.

After 10 years of living separate lives, the couple reconnected in August of 2013. They will be married in June 2015 in Sackets Harbor.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Engagement | Dexter
Andrea McCabe & Kevin Murray

Daniel and Nancy McFadden, Fountain, CO, and Thomas and Kathryn Murray, Dexter, announce the engagement of Andrea McCabe to Kevin Murray.

Andrea is a 2009 graduate of Watertown High School. She is pursuing a degree in Human Services at SUNY Oswego, with an expected graduation date of January 2015. In the fall she will be attending SUNY Potsdam to obtain her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently employed as a hostess at Red Lobster in Watertown.

Kevin is a 2004 graduate of General Brown High School and a 2009 graduate of SUNY Potsdam with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He is currently employed as an Assistant Manager for AT&T Mobility in Watertown.

The couple became engaged in January 2014. An August 8, 2015 wedding is planned in Watertown.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Birth | Philadelphia
Antonio Pasquale Brancatella

Antonio and Samantha Brancatella of Philadelphia announce the birth of their son, Antonio Pasquale Brancatella.

Antonio was delivered by Joyce Wilder on November 5, 2014 at 9:09 p.m. He was 7 lbs. 15 oz. and 22 in. long.

His maternal grandmother is Lynne Altmann of Antwerp. His paternal grandparents are Pasquale and Lorraine Brancatella.

He was welcomed home by his fur sister, Saddie.

Posted: January 5, 2015


Wedding | Calcium/Adams Center/Adams
Stacey Lynn Finley & Jesse Ray Frederick

Stacey Lynn Finley and Jesse Ray Frederick were married on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at the Ridgeview Inn in Lowville.

Stacey is the daughter of Robert and Laura Finley Jr., Calcium. Jesse is the son of Michael and Dawne Frederick, Adams Center. The ceremony was officiated by Eric Scharf, friend of the bride.

The wedding party included the bride's best friend, Rebecca Johnson as the Matron of Honor, bridesmaids were Destiny Walker, Emily Patterson, Amber Sharron, Eliza Gaines, friends of the bride, Brittany Finley, sister-in-law of the bride and the flower girls were Serenity, MaeLynn and Kaydee Finley, nieces of the bride. The best man was the groom's brother, Josh Frederick, groomsmen were John Kenyon, Matt Rudd, Wes Roberts, and Nate Loomis, friends of the groom, Bobby Finley, brother of the bride and the ring bearer was Caleb Markham, cousin of the groom.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Ridgeview Inn surrounded by their closest friends and family.

The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Key West, Florida. They reside in Adams Center with their two Siberian Huskies, Mya and Skye.

Posted: January 3, 2015


Birth | Sandy Creek
Camilla Kathryn Reid

Corey and Gina Reid of Sandy Creek announce the arrival of their baby girl, Camilla Kathryn Reid.

Camilla was born at Samaritan Medical Center on September 20, 2014 at 8:12 am. She weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz. and was 21 inches long.

Her maternal grandparents are Tom and Lynn Costanzo of Watertown. Paternal grandparents are Mel and Bonnie Reid of Sandy Creek.

Posted: January 3, 2015


Birth | Lowville
Mason Patrick McNeely

William and Misty McNeely announce the arrival of their son, Mason Patrick McNeely, born December 15, 2014 at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. and 20 in. long.

Mason is welcomed home by three big sisters, Lindsey, Allison and Madison and two big brothers, Matthew and William. Maternal grandparents are Brent and Vicky Walsemann.

Posted: January 3, 2015


Birth | Henderson
Liliana Lynn Steele

Liliana Lynn Steele was born on December 18, 2014 at 5:06 p.m., 7 pounds, 5 ounces, 20 inches long.

Parents are Jennifer Hockey and Dakota Steele of Henderson.

Posted: January 3, 2015


Birth | Lowville/Chaumont
Holly Lynn Katosh

Vanessa and Anthony Katosh of Tampa, Florida announce the birth of their baby girl, Holly Lynn Katosh.

She was born October 27, 2014 at 2:25 pm weighing 7 lbs. and 7 oz. and 20 inches long.

Her maternal grandparents are Kerrie & Chris Baker of Lowville and Wally & Rachel Sugrue of Chaumont. Her paternal grandmother is Lynette Cooper of Tampa, FL.

She was greeted at home by her proud big brother, Parker, 3 years old.

Posted: December 26, 2014


Engagement/Wedding | Watertown
Tiffany Heckathorn & James Randall

On November 11, 2013, James Randall and Tiffany Heckathorn were engaged. They had met that May in Hawaii while James was on orders with the US Navy. Tiffany was serving on Active Duty at the time.

James is a Watertown native and his parents are James Randall Sr. and Loraine Randall. He has one older sister, Renee Randall. James is currently employed as a Jefferson County Deputy Sheriff.

Tiffany is from Orofino Idaho and her parents are Wesley and Kristin Heckathorn. She has one younger brother, Kevin Heckathorn. Tiffany is attending school full-time at Jefferson Community College studying to be a Chemical Dependency Major with a prospective graduation date of May 2016.

A small, intimate ceremony will be held December 14, 2014.

Posted: December 14, 2014


Anniversary | Fishers Landing
Peter & Joan Dougall - 40 Years

Peter and Joan Dougall of Largo, Florida and Fishers Landing are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on December 28 with a family dinner, hosted by their daughters in Rochester.

Peter, son of James and Julia Dougall of Evans Mills, and Joan Crumb, daughter of Bernard and Kathleen Crumb of Sherrill were married at St. Helena's Catholic Church in Sherrill on December 28, 1974. Peter West of Rodman was best man and Christine Merritt of Vernon was matron of honor.

Both attended SUNY Oswego and taught at Indian River Central School. Peter also taught for 13 years at Lyme Central School in Chaumont. They are now enjoying retirement in Largo, FL in the winter and Fishers Landing in the summer.

They have two daughters, Alison Albright (Russ) in Spencerport and Julie Slate (Ben) in Rochester. They also have two adorable grandsons, three year old Owen Slate and one year old Ryan Albright.

Posted: December 14, 2014


Wedding | Watertown
Kaitlin Sara Robbins & Jacob William Backus

Kaitlin Sara Robbins and Jacob William Backus were married on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Manor House in Pierrepont Manor.

Kaitlin is the daughter of Kurt and Maureen Robbins, Watertown. Jacob is the son of Scott Backus and the late Julie Valvo Backus, Three Mile Bay. The ceremony was officiated by Martin Lamon Jr., cousin of the bride.

The wedding party included the bride's sister, Kristin Dickson, Matron of Honor, Stephanie Pierce, cousin of the bride, Kelsey Brand, Molly Lashomb, Brittany Forbes, and Olivia Speno as bridesmaids. The best man was the groom's brother, Zachary Backus, and groomsmes were Christopher Day, cousin of the bride, James Dickson, brother-in-law of the bride, Joshua Dietterich, cousin of the groom, Zachary Allen, and Tyler Garrett.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Manor House surrounded by their closest friends and family.

Kaitlin is a Marketplace Facilitated Enroller with UnitedHealthcare. Jacob is a Business Intelligence Analyst with Car Freshner Corporation.

The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They reside in Watertown with their two German Shepherds.

Posted: December 2, 2014


Anniversary | Watertown
Charles & Sheila Branche - 40 Years

Charles and Sheila Branche, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on November 30, 2014.

Mr. Branche, son of the late Edward and Evelyn Branche, Sackets Harbor, married Sheila M Greco, daughter of the late Frank and Estelle Greco, Watertown, on November 30, 1974 in Watertown at St. Anthony’s Church.

After a long career as a dairy farmer, and school custodian for both St. Anthony’s School and Sackets Harbor, Charles has “retired” but still keeps very busy and is an active member in the Knights of Columbus.

Sheila currently works for Teals Express and The Bon-Ton, both in Watertown.

The couple has two sons, Frank (Sackets Harbor) and James (Syracuse) and two wonderful grandchildren Brystol and Vincent.

Mr. and Mrs. Branche enjoy spending time with their family and celebrated their anniversary with their children and grandchildren and intend to have a larger gathering in the spring.

Posted: December 2, 2014


Engagement | Alexandria Bay/Winthrop
Brittney Munson & Ryan Umstead

Together with their families, Brittney Munson, Winthrop, and Ryan Umstead, Alexandria Bay announce their engagement. The couple got engaged on October 7, 2014.

Brittney is the daughter of Kevin and Cindy Munson, Winthrop and Lisa and Robert Doran, Norfolk. Brittney graduated from Brasher Falls Central School in 2008. She will graduate from SUNY Canton in May 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Funeral Service.

Ryan is the son of Brian and Kristy Umstead, Alexandria Bay. Ryan graduated from Alexandria Central School in 2008. He graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2012 with a BS in Mathematics and Clarkson University in 2013 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed as a test code engineer at New York Air Brake in Watertown.

The couple plans a January 2, 2015 wedding in Alexandria Bay.

Posted: November 30, 2014


Birth | Carthage
Abbigail Rose Gantt

Anthony and Heather Gantt of Colorado Springs, CO, formerly of Carthage, announce the birth of their daughter, Abbigail Rose Gantt.

She was born at Memorial Hospital on November 10, 2014 an 9:45 a.m., weighing 8 pounds 8 ounces.

Abbigail's maternal grandparents are Tammy Limbaugh and Mike Barlow of Carthage and Alan Queary of Croghan. Her paternal grandparents are Keith and Sharon Gantt of Bend, OR and Beverly Storey of Puyallup, WA.

Abbi was welcomed home by her big sisters, Kori and Ryli.

Posted: November 30, 2014


Engagement | Brownville
Elissa M. Dupee & Thomas P. Townsend IV

Together with their families, Elissa M. Dupee and Thomas P. Townsend IV, announce their engagement.

Elissa is the daughter of Timothy and Keitha Dupee, Brownville. She is a 2000 graduate of General Brown Jr./Sr. High School. She received her Assoicates Degree from Crouse School of Nursing, Syracuse in 2004. Continuing her education at SUNY Upstate, she received her BSN in 2006 and her MSN in 2012. She currently works as a Family Nurse Practitioner with MinuteClinic in Moore, SC.

Thomas is the son of Tommy Townsend, Brunswick, GA, and Mary Rees, Roswell GA, and step-son to Laura Townsend also of Brunswick. He is a 2007 graduate of Kennesaw Mountain High School. Thomas served as a Calvary Scout in the US Army with the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum from 2008-2012. He completed one tour to Afghanistan. After the Army, he attended the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach and received an Associates Degree in Golf Complex Course Management in 2013.
He is currently an Outdoor Service Supervisor at Thornblade Club in Greer, SC.

A wedding is planned for May 30, 2015 in Hendersonville, NC.

Posted: November 22, 2014


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