Fri., Dec. 15, 2017  •  St. Lawrence County, NY


About a dozen protesters turned out Dec. 7 at Russell Cellular, 5933 U.S Highway 11 (Verizon) in Canton to protest the overturning by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of Open Internet laws, also known as net neutrality rules, that were approved two years ago.

The FCC, headed by Verizon-lawyer-turned-FCC-Chairman Ajit Pai, intends to vote Dec. 14 to end net neutrality ‘and the internet as we know it,’ event organizers said. New York U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, state Assemblywoman Addie Jenne and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik all expressed their concerns about the negative impact net neutrality could have on local businesses and residents. For more, see story on front page.

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Registration for family activities at SUNY Potsdam campus starts Monday

Titus Mountain in nearby Malone opens on Friday

Wednesday winners in boy's hoops: Canton, SLC, M-W, Lisbon and Harrisville

East Division girl's bball: Chateaugay rolls to 50-36 victory over N-N Flyers

N-N downs Malone 2-1 in lone boy's high school hockey game on Wednesday

  • LOST: Tabby cat with white patch on his chest in Ogdensburg/Heuvelton area.
  • Lost a female beagle in the West Pierrepont, Beach Plains area. She was wearing a collar with her name on it. She answers to Maggie.
  • LOST: Female beagle - no collar. Macomb - Morristown - Heuvelton area.
  • SONY Bloggie, Ives Park, 11/25.
  • FOUND: Key chain, Market St. Potsdam.

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