THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:

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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LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

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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Section 10 girl's lacrosse playoff semifinals: Canton beats Heuvelton 7-4; Massena tops Salmon 16-8

Two Saints to play in North-South All-Star men's lacrosse game Friday

Saints football announces team captains for 2016 season

Section 10 baseball: Gouverneur wins division title; N-N wins doubleheader; Canton, E-K win big Tuesday

St. Lawrence Central softball team wins division title; PHCS loses pair to Tupper Lake; N-N wins doubleheader; Gouverneur over Potsdam

Massena Police investigate two people found dead in Victory Road apartment; autopsies planned for this evening

Potsdam and Canton vying for North Country’s $10 million ‘Downtown Revitalization’ prize

Yet another St. Lawrence County ADA to resign

Story from WWNY , May 26, 5:33 pm

Accused Gouverneur rapist's plea deal pulled at last minute at request of alleged victim

Story from WWNY , May 26, 5:33 pm

Cape Vincent businessman Byrne to announce campaign to unseat North Country Assemblywoman Russell

Ogdensburg Division of Veterans’ Affairs office moving June 1

Potsdam VFW to host Memorial Day ceremony, gun salute, BBQ, parade

$170,000 in federal funding will aid Gouverneur, West Stockholm and Pierrepont fire departments

'Princess Dance Camp' in Massena June 27-30

Governor says New York must act to combat heroin problem

Here are the top five things happening in St. Lawrence County Friday

Gouverneur resident presented Overall Excellence in Theatre Award at Lycoming College

Ogdensburg Rite Aid donates $500 to future employee's education

Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Fire Department serving chicken barbecue May 29 in Nicholville

Line dancing lessons offered May 27, June 10 in Massena

Memorial Day parades, services set for Sunday, Monday throughout St. Lawrence County

North Country’s Ritchie among senators backing report aimed at improving job prospects for New Yorkers

Potsdam's New Hope Community Church youth group raises $975 for famine relief

SLU astronomer: Watch for Mars, Saturn, and celestial dance in Scorpio in North Country night sky

Bishop LaValley appoints new Ogdensburg Diocese chancellor

Barn quilts part of math project in St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES class

Parishville resident receives degree from George Washington University

Styx singer Dennis DeYoung performing in Ogdensburg July 28

Southern gospel group plays at Russell Theater Saturday

Junior Dairy Leaders from Heuvelton and Madrid going to 2016 Empire Farm Days event in Seneca Falls

'Have a Heart' charity in Potsdam raffling off 1980 Harley-Davidson

St. Lawrence River evolving, International River Symposium keynoter says

Ethics reform hopes fade in Albany

Massena, Ogdensburg, Canton, Lisbon, Russell residents graduate from Paul Smith's College

Farm tour, CSA info update Saturday at Birdsfoot Farm in Canton

DEC taking public comment on contamination check of Riverside Avenue land in Ogdensburg

St. Vincent de Paul in Massena distributing food Saturday

Parade, Big Wheels race, car show, music, vendors, frog jumping to take over Canton June 3-4 at Dairy Princess Festival

Ogdensburg girl named state 'Youth of the Year' by Boys & Girls Club

North Country Rep. Stefanik one of women House members facing tough races biding their time on Trump

Story from Philly.com , May 26, 6:07 am

Republicans say Democrat Derrick is 'unelectable'; top prognosticators say Rep. Stefanik to win re-election to House seat

Story from Auburnpub.com , May 26, 6:07 am

Ogdensburg VFW Post 2936 donates money to Relay For Life

'Daddy-Daughter Dance' hosted by Salvation Army set for June 17 in Ogdensburg

Ogdensburg police charge 20 in large scale narcotics bust

Drug bust in O'burg, county eyes ADA vacancies, act could save county millions among May 25 NCNow top five

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council observes 'National Police Week'

Massena couple to celebrate fifth wedding anniversary

American Legion Riders to host charity motorcycle ride in Norfolk

Boy saves hummingbird that flies into West Stockholm home

iPad basics class in Potsdam June 17

  • LOST: Small grey & white cat near Ebens Hearth.
  • FOUND: Money with Aldi's receipt in front of Norwood's Cornerstone business.
  • FOUND: Fluffy gray/silver cat with yellow eyes. Not sure on gender. In the Massena/Norfolk area.
  • LOST: Since 2/5/16, Black male neutered cat, at Town & Country Vet, Potsdam. Reward.


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