THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:

Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome says he will consider supporting legislation requiring students to disclose their criminal history if SUNY does not reverse a recent decision that did away with that requirement. According to SUNY’s decision, students who already have been admitted will only be asked about felony convictions if they are seeking to live on campus or participate in certain internships, clinical, or study abroad programs.

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Results will be posted Oct. 3.

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

Based off of news stories of testimony and closing arguments of the murder trial for Oral ‘Nick’ Hillary, who is accused of killing 12-year-old Garret Phillips of Potsdam on Oct. 24, 2011, what verdict do you think Judge Felix Catena will hand down?

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NYS DEC recommending St. Lawrence County for fall turkey hunting; season starts Saturday

Potsdam Junior Hockey Association registration night set for Oct. 3

Madrid-Waddington loses 1-0 to Chateaugay in Section 10 East Division matchup Thursday

PHCS, N-N, Heuvelton, Lisbon girl's soccer teams victorious Thursday; O'burg, Canton, Potsdam, Massena games end it 0-0 ties

Massena, Canton, Ogdensburg, Tupper Lake volleyball teams win Thursday matchups

St. Lawrence County declared disaster area following summer drought

Ex-suspect in Garrett Phillips murder speaks out following Hillary's acquittal

Gouverneur rescue squad member accused of causing wreck while using unauthorized light with fraudlent paperwork

Generosity rewarded with call to police, tractor crash, O'burg teacher recognized among Sept. 30 NCNow top five

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County on Saturday

Former locals returning to area with their band to play benefit for Harrisville FD, cancer patient

Cinema 10 continues with 'Anomalisa' Monday in Potsdam

Generosity of Ogdensburg man draws suspicion as he pays for people's restaurant meals; police called but no charges filed

Italian dinner in Parishville Monday

Norwood's 'Save the Fountain' has one more week to raise funds for restoration of old school landmark

Chainsaw-carved owl raffle to benefit Canton VFW Men’s Auxiliary

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County Saturday

Canton and Richville residents receive SUNY Canton nursing scholarships

Hospice and Palliative Care's gourmet brunch 'Tastes of Autumn' taking reservations for Oct. 16 Massena event

Coakley Hardware in Canton celebrates Ace's high customer ratings Monday with hot dogs, soda, 'Spin the Wheel' for prizes

Tractor crashes in DeKalb, pinning man underneath and ejecting child passenger

Madrid's New Beginnings celebrates third anniversary in their new building Saturday

NYS DEC recommending St. Lawrence County for fall turkey hunting; season starts Saturday

St. Lawrence and other North Country counties added to farm drought aid list

Potsdam Figure Skating Club seeks coaches for Learn to Skate Program

Harvest Moon fundraiser in Ogdensburg to continue next year

Info for SUNY Empire State College bachelor's, associate's degrees offered Monday in Canton

Ogdensburg's Claxton-Hepburn Auxiliary announces start of Flamingo Flock fundraiser

Record crowd attends Sen. Ritchie’s St. Lawrence County Senior Health and Wellness Fair in Ogdensburg

Pickup points in Massena, Canton, Ogdensburg for bus trip to Tennessee spots in November

Pyrites, Canton responders fight fire on Pink Schoolhouse Road

European court dismisses Omagh bombers appeal involving Madrid native and former FBI agent David Rupert

Story from Newsletter.co.uk , Sep 30, 8:56 am

Extended voting registration hours offered Oct. 13, 15 in Canton

North Country Matters to discuss SUNY Canton Health and Wellness programs

Potsdam Junior Hockey Association registration night set for Oct. 3

Potsdam native receives U.S. Navy promotion

Ogdensburg teacher among 61 statewide recipients of Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

Children's programming resumes in October at Canton Free Library

Hillary cleared but days in the courtroom far from over

Program looks to attract doctors to North Country

Story from WWNY-tv , Sep 30, 5:53 am

SeaComm Federal Credit Union $500 donation to Canton Gridiron Football Club helps to buy team flags for poles downtown

Public skating opens Oct. 2 at Canton Pavilion; tots and seniors skating, open hockey start soon

St. Lawrence County Historical Association to host History Hustle 5K Fun Run & Walk Oct. 15 in Canton

Eight St. Lawrence County residents join Alfred State as freshman

One hydro generator realigned, restarted at Potsdam’s West Dam powerhouse

Knights of Columbus to host breakfast Oct. 2 in Potsdam

Nick Hillary, Tandy Cyrus Collins, lawyer who questioned Hillary in civil suit to be featured on NBC Dateline special Friday night

The late Sandy Cook, while serving as Massena town supervisor in 2002, dunks village mayor for charity

‘Creepy clown’ threats, Sandy Cook dies, jail employee allegedly had drugs among Sept. 29 NCNow top five

Pheasant hunt in Ogdensburg Sunday

Bird walk in Louisville Sunday

Clarkson, SLU researchers now have access to high-resolution micrographs

Sheriff's office investigating 'creepy clown' online threats to Edwards-Knox, Potsdam, Hermon-DeKalb students

Breakfast at Lawrenceville fire hall Sunday

Town of Pitcairn still wants state to pay for water woes

Story from WWNY-tv , Sep 29, 2:33 pm

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County on Friday

NYSCOPBA gives money to Ogdensburg Chamber's Ogtoberfest

Lip sync contest at OFA Friday

Ukelele class in Potsdam Saturday

Clarkson appoints associate professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering

Massena radio personality Sandy Cook dies

Ham dinner in Crary Mills

Indiana man accused of stealing $21,000 in golf carts from Canton dealer arraigned in St. Lawrence County

Cocaine, pot, pills seized in Akwesasne drug bust

Story from Indian Time , Sep 29, 11:30 am

State senator calling for full payment to Enhanced STAR recipients in North Country

St. Lawrence County treasurer candidate to be on Nov. 8 ballot on Independence Party line

Gun and knife show Saturday and Sunday in Brasher hosting buyers, sellers, traders

  • FOUND: Cat who had been killed in the road, Town of Pierrepont, County Route 24.
  • LOST: Dog named Goose. Parishville.
  • LOST: Black neutered male cat with frost bitten ears near Town & Co. Vets, Potsdam. Reward.
  • FOUND: Car keys and sunglasses St. Lawrence River, Massena.
  • Black Dog with a blue bandana around neck with a rabies tag. Found between the OBrien Rd and Plains Rd near West Pierrepont.


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