Massena cheerleaders competing Saturday

On Saturday, the Massena High School cheer team will compete in the Section X championships at Maxy Hall in Potsdam. Supporters of the team are asking fans to come to the event and cheer on the squad. Standing are Coach Sandra Brault, Emmalyn Ellsworth, Alex Brown, Halleigh Lucey, Austin Plante, Emily Bullock, Jayden Sessions and Coach TJ Villnave. Kneeling, Kathleen Taillon, Shay Daniels, Abby Lauber, Hunter Mitchell and Zoe Yeddo.

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POETRY, MUSIC BENEFIT CONCERT, 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; with Barb Heller, Gretchen Koehler, Dale Hobson; benefits Ministry in the North Country Emergency Fund; suggested donation: $10+; info: Dale Hobson, [email protected], 315-265-5732.

SINGER-SONGWRITER SHAWN STODDARD, 2-5 p.m., Lone Wolf Saloon, 107 Church St., Hermon.

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