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

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

Section 10 boy's track: Malone wins division with 10-0 record; Potsdam, Salmon River, Tupper Lake get wins

Malone captures Section 10 girl's track season title; Tupper Lake, Salmon River earn first wins

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

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

Former Sealand industrial site in Lisbon could be returned to tax rolls; $1.5 million lien to be removed

North Country Assemblyman Blankenbush says Democrats ‘balked’ at ethics reform today

Parishville Head Start enjoys milk truck 'tour'

Minimum wage, overtime rule topics of June 1 St. Lawrence County Chamber webinar in Canton

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

Grill safety urged on St. Lawrence County barbecuers

Ogdensburg, Gouverneur, Madrid, Oswegatchie residents inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi at Jefferson Community College

North Country Assemblywoman calls for expansion of veterans' retirement benefits

Chicken BBQ Saturday at Weller Mountain, Hopkinton

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May 25 - 31, 2016 edition , May 25, 11:32 am

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council donates $3,000 to Kids for Fishing

Plant sale raises $800 for Potsdam Humane Society

Nurse navigator joins Canton-Potsdam Hospital staff

Registration now open for rocket stove workshop June 11 in Canton

Hospice hosting Memorial Day celebration in Potsdam

23 arrests expected in Ogdensburg drug sweep

Story from WWNY , May 25, 9:05 am

Canton Central School names class leaders

State police 'Click it or Ticket' campaign underway through June 5

Clarkson steps out front to spur entrepreneurship in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence University awards bachelor degrees to 30 North Country residents

Tickets on sale now for 'Mary Poppins' and 'Ring of Fire' in Potsdam

Colton Fire Department holding chicken barbecue May 28

St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate drops by 1 percent last month; jobless rate down to 6.2 percent

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe ethics officer clears three chiefs of wrongdoing

Story from Indian Time , May 25, 6:07 am

Ogdensburg City School District to accept universal pre-kindergarten applications

Over 20 North Country residents graduate with master's degrees from St. Lawrence University

Listeria contamination, woman injured on hike, church response to St. Mary’s Cemetery fracas among May 24 NCNow top five

Edwards Opera House to host sixth All-Star Show Saturday

Morristown Gateway Museum to open for season May 28; concert series begins July 2 with 'The Shoes'

Editor on Duty: Matt Lindsey, 315-265-1000. ext. 31

  • 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.
  • LOST: A green mesh zippered pencil pouch


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