Fire ripped through a four-unit apartment building at Clarkson University in Potsdam early Tuesday evening, despite the efforts of dozens of firefighters. The 16 displaced students are spending the night at the Clarkson Inn. Photo submitted by Casey Gerrish. For more details, view story.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Although Mother Nature has not cooperated so far in the North Country, the official start of spring was March 20. After being cooped up for much of the winter, what, if anything, are you most looking forward to the most this spring?
Results will be posted April 3.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
A Lisbon Central School and SUNY Canton graduate who was shocked by a border patrol agent following a dispute at a checkpoint is seeking $2 million in damages. The lawsuit claims Cooke suffered injuries to her neck, back, wrists and shoulders. It also states she suffered emotional distress, mental anxiety, humiliation, indignity and shame. The suit states Cooke was deprived of her liberty and suffered an invasion of privacy. For more see story.
Do you think Cooke has a strong case to win her lawsuit?
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The Class of 2017 at Parishville-Hopkinton is holding a bottle drive until April 1 to raise money for their senior trip. They have accounts at CJ's in Potsdam and Middle Road Redemption Center in Hopkinton. People can drop off their bottles and cans to help support the class. Photo submitted by Alyssa Sloan.View enlarged photo.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center was locked down for 30 minutes Tuesday following a message that hospital employees perceived as threatening. Police now say the the threat was not credible and will not be charging the caller. The photo above was taken by one of the staffers at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, which was locked down earlier during an active shooter scenario. See story.View enlarged photo.
Photographer Stacey Smith Tarbox shot this picture of "eerie" fog in Pierrepont Tuesday morning.View enlarged photo.
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