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.”

Do you feel a social host law is necessary?

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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.

Would you like to the sheriff take over the role of issuing pistol permits in St. Lawrence County?

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Eisenhower Lock visitors' center opens for the season Friday

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Ogdensburg woman takes top prize in Remington Juried Art Show

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Potsdam Hospital Guild Garden Tour June 11 to feature Canton spots

Stewart's Shops, with many stores in St. Lawrence County, issues recall due to potential listeria contamination

St. Lawrence County AARP meets for lunch in W. Potsdam June 21

Police to crack down on substance-impaired driving in St. Lawrence County May 27-30

Potsdam's Phil Hurley talks from Texas about playing with McKennas for Ives Park Concert Series

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Nine St. Lawrence County residents named to dean's list at Paul Smith's College

Hammond Farmers' and Artisans' Market opens July 6, seeks new vendors

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Massena Memorial Hospital to add three new doctors to staff; officials working to improve institute’s public image

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North Country Assemblywoman says she feels ‘betrayed’ after her defense of Speaker Silver when he was arrested

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South Colton woman injured while hiking Mount Baker, carried out by Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers

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Massena Artists Association hosts juried show with 94 works by 50 people; remains on display through June 3

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  • 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.
  • LOST: A green mesh zippered pencil pouch
  • FOUND: Dora the explorer shoe for tot - found near House of Groom, Center St., Massena.
  • FOUND at New Hope Church rummage sale: Navy blue zipper case with a pair of EYEGLASSES and a pair of SUNGLASSES inside.


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