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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He Yee Dao Karate taking signups for classes at Norwood-Norfolk school

Massena man takes second place in 15th Bill Dennison Memorial Shoot

Norwood-Norfolk, Heuveton girl's soccer teams advance to finals of OFA tourney

Lisbon boy's soccer team falls 2-1 in non-league contest to Immaculate Heart

Massena Red Raiders boy's soccer team looking to stay on top in NAC

Brasher Falls man charged with felony after trying to send psychedelic mushrooms through UPS

Two Massena residents accused of firearms, drug paraphernalia charges

Collaboration to bring improved services to WIC clients in St. Lawrence County

NY state opt-out movement prepares for first day of school

St. Lawrence University appoints nine new tenure-track faculty members who began teaching this semester

Job-seeker workshop Sept. 10, 17 in Potsdam

He Yee Dao Karate taking signups for classes at Norwood-Norfolk school

State police say Newton Falls prostitution ring involved trading money, drugs, cigarettes for sex; johns were intimidated and ran off

Department of Transportation to install roundabout near Parker Avenue bridge in Massena

Renowned environmentalist visits Potsdam, calls for drastic action on climate change

Story from WWNY , Sep 2, 9:11 am

Hannawa Falls resident wins $800 grand prize at carp tournament

Cinema 10 in Potsdam begins fall season Sept. 14 with 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'

St. Lawrence University in Canton wins national recognition for campus food drive

Learn to dance while working out Sept. 7 in Norwood

Massena village board approves ban of tobacco use within 25 feet of municipal property following complaints

State police urge careful driving as children return to St. Lawrence County schools

One Of Wes Craven's famous horror films shares North Country connection

Annual dinner and survival race biggest fundraiser of the year for Akwesasne Freedom School; quilt auction raises $27K

Story from Indian Time , Sep 2, 5:57 am

Grasse River Players hosting auditions for performance at Horsefeather Haunts in Potsdam

Morristown Fire Department’s annual Captain-N-Crew Golf Tournament set for Saturday at Langbrook Meadows Golf Course

Potsdam Public Library offering computer classes Sept. 8 and 22

Sen. Ritchie delivers $50,000 to Ogdensburg Public Library for building repairs

Tickets to Pope Francis's NYC visit available from Diocese of Ogdensburg

Story from WWNY-tv , Sep 1, 5:12 pm

North Country Savings donates to GardenShare's work

Prostitution bust in Clifton, sex abuse in O’burg, college cop honored among Sept. 1 NCNow top five

Colton Amvets annual antique car show Saturday, Sept. 5.

Alcoa Employee Food Drive 5k Run and Walk at Robert Moses State Park Oct. 10

SUNY Canton cop honored for preventing suicide

Canton's Gamer Craze moving; hopes to quadruple inventory, add gaming space

Massena man takes second place in 15th Bill Dennison Memorial Shoot

Opinion: Negative time and energy could be better spent, says South Colton woman

State education commissioner supports parents who choose to 'opt-out' their kids from standardized tests

Council of Senior Citizens now meeting in Canton

Guitar workshop in Potsdam Sept. 12

Seven charged in Clifton area prostitution investigation

Ogdensburg man charged with sexual abuse of child under 13 in Morristown

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Ogdensburg Knights of Columbus golf tournament raises $2,000

Potsdam C.O.R.C. Thrift Store hosting summer clearance sale Sept. 4

Clarkson professor granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of chemistry and biomolecular science

Norwood Public Library to host family move night Sept. 4

Potsdam toilet garden creator vows to keep going

Story from WWNY-tv , Sep 1, 8:51 am

Gardenshare partners with national and local organizations to fight hunger as part of 'National Hunger Action Month'

Canton-Potsdam Hospital offers lactation amenities to visitors and employees

There's still a little summer left for work in St. Lawrence County gardens

Blue & Orange campaign to support Potsdam Central School athletics

Learn to make polenta cake with blackberries and fresh corn Thursday at Potsdam Food Co-op

Inter-faith picnic set for Sept. 3 in Potsdam Pine Street Arena park

With St. Lawrence County youth returning to school this week, parents warned about return policies when buying school supplies

Harvest Days Exhibition in Madrid to feature antique engines, tractor pulls, demos, horses, parade Sept. 5-6

Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center receives $1,600 from Northern New York Community Foundation’s OFA Youth Council

NY reform groups have high hopes for ethics review panel

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers features work on cyber-attack risk mitigation by Clarkson professor

Massena Red Raiders boy's soccer team looking to stay on top in NAC

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St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to meet in Canton Sept. 3

Editor on Duty: Craig Freilich, 315-265-1000, ext. 24

  • 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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