Massena village officials are looking at a “social host” law that would make it illegal for adults to host minors consuming illegal drugs and alcohol. The proposed law would punish adults with possible fines and jail time who “knowingly or unknowingly” allow people under age 21 to consume drugs on their property, according to the Massena Drug Free Coalition. An unlawfully dealing with a minor law already exists, but Massena Mayor Tim Currier says the law is “a lot more narrow.”

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St. Lawrence County legislators would like the sheriff to take over the duty of issuing pistol permits. It’s the latest in an ongoing effort from county legislators to end a long standing policy by County Court Judge Jerome Richards to put restrictions on nearly all of the conceal carry permits he approves.

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It's time to sign up for Massena Youth Soccer

Potsdam, Gouverneur, M-W, SLC, Harrisville baseball teams pick up victories; PHCS gets swept in doubleheader

Potsdam, O'burg, SLC, Heuvelton, C-P, St. Regis Falls softball teams win

North Country Bombers 14U summer baseball team tryouts May 26 in Massena

Saints men's lacrosse stumble in NCAA Tournament semifinal

Stewart's Shops, with many stores in St. Lawrence County, issues recall due to potential listeria contamination

Police to crack down on substance-impaired driving in St. Lawrence County May 27-30

Potsdam's Phil Hurley talks from Texas about playing with McKennas for Ives Park Concert Series

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Nine St. Lawrence County residents named to dean's list at Paul Smith's College

Hammond Farmers' and Artisans' Market opens July 6, seeks new vendors

It's time to sign up for Massena Youth Soccer

Potsdam Hospital Guild to meet at Lobster House June 14 in Norwood

Massena Memorial Hospital to add three new doctors to staff; officials working to improve institute’s public image

Quad Town Seniors to host Pedro card parties planned for May, June in Brasher

North Country Assemblywoman says she feels ‘betrayed’ after her defense of Speaker Silver when he was arrested

Who will be the quarterback for St. Lawrence County's new economic plan?

South Colton woman injured while hiking Mount Baker, carried out by Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers

Cemetery cleanup angers citizens, police seek info on burglaries, white tails’ lives explained among May 23 NCNow top five

Parishville Hopkinton Central School Class of 1976 invite all graduating classes to join them for 40th reunion in July

'Mothers and Others' playgroup to meet May 27 in Morley

Church official says graveyard decorations at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Potsdam were getting out of control

Accused Waddington Dollar General robber faces three more felonies

Massena Artists Association hosts juried show with 94 works by 50 people; remains on display through June 3

Time lapse video of last weekend’s SUNY Potsdam bicentennial commencement

Nearly 80 percent of respondents favor sheriff’s department issuing pistol permits in St. Lawrence County

North Country Bombers 14U summer baseball team tryouts May 26 in Massena

Children's programs at Canton Free Library to take a break in June, but summer reading program begins in July

Ogdensburg police investigating burglaries at Dirty Gringo, Sandwich Warehouse, Beauty Inn and car wash

St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies seek info on burglary at Lisbon General Store

Variety of classic, antique, custom, muscle cars displayed at 'Great Northern New York Auto Show' in Massena

Three Miss Massena child beauty pageant winners moving up to national competition

Swing Time Mini Golf hosting ribbon cutting May 26

DeKalb historian to discuss early settlers May 26

Clarkson University appoints professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering

People upset ‘cleanup’ at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Potsdam went too far, removing flowers, plaques, photos, flags, military medals

Lisbon graduate dies in tragic Plattsburgh fire

Story from Press Republican , May 23, 11:16 am

Gouverneur man charged following Sunday hit-and-run

North Country Assemblywoman Russell wants state to pass 'meaningful' ethics reform

Ogdensburg and Wanakena residents earn degrees at Nazareth College

Free dinner in Potsdam Thursday

More than 600 earn degrees at St. Lawrence University

Saints men's lacrosse stumble in NCAA Tournament semifinal

State park campgrounds in Massena, Waddington, South Colton, Cranberry Lake now open for season

Food Sense in Ogdensburg taking orders now for June

North Country Sen. Ritchie says compromise possible on farm worker right to organize

Opinion: St. Mary's Church opposes flowers, eulogy during services, says Potsdam resident

Boating safety course Wednesday and Thursday in Massena

Catholic parishes in Potsdam, Colton offering papal encyclical program starting Thursday

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