St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain has cut services to local municipal courts after the Legislature voted against filling a vacant assistant district attorney (ADA) position in her office. Rain says ADAs will appear in local courts only for official hearings and trials

Legislature Chairman Joseph Lightfoot says Rain’s policy will cause problems for local town justices.

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Fishing and hunting licenses went on sale earlier this month which means whitetail hunting season is right around the corner in St. Lawrence County.

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Legendary Massena football coach Mike Nicholas dead at age 95

Whitewater kayak racers to return to Stone Valley in Colton Labor Day Weekend

Non-league girl's soccer: Chateaugay blanks Salmon River; Harrisville edged by South Lewis

St. Regis Falls downs Heuvelton 3-1 in non-league boy's soccer contest

Remington II paddle race will go from Rensselaer Falls to Heuvelton

Two new Massena police officers appointed

Massena police contract with Onondaga County for cheaper fingerprint service

New Potsdam agency now open, selling Farmers Insurance

St. Lawrence County students head back to school

13 artists featured in Potsdam-based SLC Arts calendar

NNY Poultry Fanciers to host 18th fall show in Gouverneur Sept. 20

Reservation deadline is Sept. 8 for AARP lunch meeting

Ogdensburg, Heuvelton and Pierrepont men graduate from New York State Police Academy

Potsdam consignment shop closed after only two months of operations

North Country Rep. Stefanik receives $120k in campaign contributions through finance industry group in second quarter

Fobare's Fruits hosts St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce's 'Business in the Spotlight' in Rensselaer Falls

Brasher Falls Central School faculty treated to hot dogs and hamburgers by administrators

TAUNY music jam to feature local bluegrass musicians Sept. 11 in Canton

River Valley Gun Dog Club hosting youth pheasant hunt Sept. 26 in Oswegatchie

Legendary Massena football coach Mike Nicholas dead at age 95

Canada goose hunting season underway in North Country

Salvation Army, Price Chopper in O'burg, Massena, Canton, Potsdam, Gouverneur partnering in school supply campaign

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County Thursday

Potsdam resident seeks votes for open seat on town board

St. John’s Conservatory has talent from Ogdensburg, Heuvelton, Morristown, Gouverneur for Oct. musical 'Kreepy Hallow'

Free diabetes prevention program starts Sept. 28 at Massena Memorial Hospital

Whitewater kayak racers to return to Stone Valley in Colton Labor Day Weekend

Monster shooting, pumpkin racing, steampunk sideshows to be offered at Potsdam’s new ‘haunted’ venue

Ogensburg Diocese has no more tickets to Pope Francis's New York appearance

Story from WWNY-tv , Sep 3, 9:05 am

NY State Police assign 12 investigators to campus rape cases

Opinion: Canton-Potsdam Hospital staff professional, courteous during stay, Fort Jackson woman says

X Ambassadors free concert Saturday at Clarkson University in Potsdam

King of New York Raquette Race Saturday on the Stone Valley trail

Gov. Cuomo says upstate neglected as downstate thrives, but doesn’t mention North Country

Gun permit denials in St. Lawrence County could result in lawsuit

Story from WWNY-TV , Sep 3, 5:55 am

Northern NY ag research evaluates non-traditional crops for high tunnel growers in North Country

Prostitution in Newton Falls, mushrooms through UPS, Massena tobacco ban among Sept. 2 NCNow top five

Clarkson professor coauthors new book 'STEM and ICT Education in Intelligent Environment'

Fitness classes offered in Canton this fall

Local author Marguerite Mooers to sign copies of her most recent novel Sept. 5 in Canton

Wanakena General Store to close on Oct. 15; owners cite lack of business

Ogdensburg man pleads guilty to burglary during trial; faces life in prison

Story from WWNY , Sep 2, 5:35 pm

More than a dozen fined for DEC tickets in Hammond, Rossie, Morristown, Brasher, Norfolk, Colton, Macomb, Russell, Stockholm, Pierrepont

Massena mayor wants 'strategic plan' to unite non-profits, faith groups, service clubs seeking common goals

Potsdam battery business partners with top solar installer in NYS

Remington II paddle race will go from Rensselaer Falls to Heuvelton

'Grants 101' class in Potsdam Sept. 15

Massena village officials worried about DA Rain's plan to reduce prosecutor's presence in local courts

Busy traffic expected at Massena, Ogdensburg border crossings over Labor Day weekend

Two men jailed for possessing stolen Walmart merchandise

Heuvelton Alumni Association to host reunion Sept. 5, event will honor alumni

St. Lawrence County Council of Senior Citizens to meet in new location

Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department's annual Labor Day Field Day set for Sept. 5

  • LOST: Bangal cat on Chapel Hill Road, Colton/Parishville.
  • LOST: in Hailesboro a neutered male orange and white cat with yellow eyes named Creamsicle, also called Creamy.
  • LOST: Neutered male cat, orange and white with yellow eyes. Answers to Creamsicle. Very friendly.
  • LOST: Small black and white kitty in Hannawa Falls on August 26.
  • FOUND: Small black LG flip-phone near 338 County Route 53.

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