Parking meter covers in downtown Potsdam might be there to keep the meters warm, but they also might be a way to remind shoppers that there will be no need to feed the meters along downtown streets through Dec. 31. The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce expressed thanks to the village government for deciding on the plan.
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Open enrollment for the New York Health Exchange is now open and offers the new plans for low income families who do not qualify for Medicaid. It also increases penalties to a minimum of $695 for those who don't have health insurance.
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The 'Three Bears' memorial bench was dedicated by Seaway Career and Technology Education Center and Adult Education staff to a former employee who worked there for 30 years, Gail Jenkins of Chase Mills, who passed away in February. She spent time in various secretarial offices, including working for the principal and transferring with her to the main office in Canton before retiring. This was a project built through donations from Rick 'Bear' Enslow who provided the logs, carver Terry McKendree who gave his time and talent, Clark Porter of Junction Building Supply who provided the paving stones, and monetary donations of faculty, staff and administration.
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Two unidentified members of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office pose with a K9 and 47 kilograms of cocaine seized at a Monday traffic stop in Canton. St. Lawrence County Sheriff deputies say the drugs were worth just over $10 million. A North Lawrence man has been charged. For more see story.View enlarged photo.
Bailey Elizabeth LeBlanc spent her Saturday morning reading to the calves at the Kelly Farm in Rensselaer Falls. "I am making them so happy," she said. Photo submitted by her mother, Johanna LeBlanc of Canton.View enlarged photo.
From left, Sen. Charles Schumer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYPA President Gil Quinones address the press in Massena this morning after announcing a deal with Alcoa to maintain 600 jobs at the Massena west plant in exchange for a large corporate welfare package. See story for more details. NorthCountryNow photo by Andy Gardner.View enlarged photo.
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