THIS 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.

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LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

North Country politicians are putting forward a bill that would repeal several aspects of the states controversial gun control law known as the SAFE Act. The legislation, proposed by Assemblyman Marc W. Butler, R-Newport, would limit the SAFE Act’s restrictions only to New York City, while rolling back this attack on the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen throughout the rest of the state. For details see story.

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Massena's Seaway Valley Venom football team offering ticket packages for 2017 season

Potsdam mayor to declare Clarkson Women's Hockey Day in village

Norfolk-Norwood Northstars 12U go undefeated at state championships

North Lawrence Youth Softball registration set for March 23

Clarkson captures second title with NCAA Frozen Four win

Canton-Potsdam Hospital CEO says repeal of Affordable Care Act would locally have serious, long-term negative consequences

NNCS waits on real numbers from state budget at they face budget gap over $500,000

Billy Martin’s Cole All Star Circus to bring animals, trapeze stars, acrobats and comedy to Potsdam, Brasher Falls and H-D schools

Parishville business owner plans to move if wind power approved

Canton band ‘Waydown Wailers’ perform from their new album

Massena's Seaway Valley Venom football team offering ticket packages for 2017 season

Live music, card playing planned at 'March Madness' event in Colton

Ogdensburg superintendent opposes cutting programs despite $2 million budget gap

Potsdam mayor to declare Clarkson Women's Hockey Day in village

Massena village trustees planning budget work sessions in April

MMH participates in Department of Health mock deadly pandemic flu strain exercise

Ogdensburg resident recognized by Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College

Journal-making workshop planned Saturday in Potsdam

Free essential oil classes planned March 23 and 30

Madrid-Waddington Central to replace windows in parts of school near end of summer

North Country Congresswoman Stefanik won't say how she'll vote on 'Trumpcare'

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 23, 6:02 am

North Country Assemblyman Butler proposes reforms to economic development approach at budget conference

SeaComm donates $1,000 to Grasse River Heritage in Canton

New box lacrosse team to play home games in Massena

Story from Indian Time , Mar 23, 6:01 am

West Potsdam First Responders to serve their annual turkey dinner March 26

Spaghetti and meatball dinner to be served Saturday in Ogdensburg

Madrid-Waddington budget expected to come in under tax cap; is more austere than superintendent would like

Massena senior citizens group to host country dance March 25 with music by Timeline Band

Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club 41st Expo is this weekend with boats, RVs, bounce houses, entertainment, carnival games and more

Massena repair shop now offering U-Haul rentals

New campground, nurse assistants in demand, proposed cuts threaten local airports among March 22 NCNow top five

Third time’s a charm for Salmon River’s Junior Iron Chef team

Story from Indian Time , Mar 22, 5:29 pm

Dr. Seuss party in Madrid Saturday

Rock monster magnet workshop in Waddington Saturday

North Country Assemblywoman Jenne: federal subsidies essential to Massena, Ogdensburg airport operations

Massena village board holding public hearing April 4 to approve tax cap override

Potsdam village trustees to hash out budget details at special meeting Thursday

Massena Rotary Club serving 57th pancake breakfast, biggest fundraiser of the year

North Country Rep. Stefanik hesitating on healthcare plan

SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center hosting New England dance conference March 23-26

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

New campground to open in West Stockholm

Ogdensburg earns title of Tree City USA for 24th consecutive year

State VFW official congratulates Gouverneur post

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe names its long-term service employee for March

Ogdensburg Education Association holds dinner at Knights of Columbus

Madrid-Waddington Central School Class staging bottle drive March 25

American Chemical Society holding symposium on natural medicines in Canton March 25

Forecast: wind chills of -8 expected today in St. Lawrence County before warm front arrives for weekend

Massena Mayor Tim Currier will present his proposed budget April 4

Ogdensburg man charged with possessing drugs in jail

Heuvelton Lady Bulldogs basketball team losing three key players

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 22, 9:07 am

Opinion: wind turbines are politically motivated energy goal, says Parishville resident

Norwood-Norfolk Community Chorus preparing for annual variety show

Citizens preparedness corps training offered March 22

St. Lawrence Seaway opens for 59th season, supporting more than 227,000 jobs, SLSDC says

ICE report: St. Lawrence, Franklin counties refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials

St. Regis Mohawks schedule meetings for proposed law governing process to schedule dead peoples’ estates

Community Bank N.A.. donates $2,500 to help support North Country Regional Business Plan Competition at Clarkson

Gun and knife show planned March 25-26 in Brasher

Spaghetti dinner to be served Saturday in Colton

Editor on Duty: Adam Atkinson, 315-265-1000. ext. 28

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  • LOST: Norfolk, NY. Choker-type necklace on black leather rope with broken silver clasp.
  • FOUND: Black kitty, hit by car on Center Street, Massena.
  • FOUND: Jewelry in Norwood Dollar General parking lot.
  • FOUND: Rosary beads, Save-A-Lot, Canton.


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