Cold swim in Richville

These two geese enjoy the sun after a cold swim. Photo by Sharon Dafoe or Richville.

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CANTON — In mid-November, a series of stakeholder meetings and a public workshop were held as a first step in gathering input for Canton's comprehensive plan. The Town of Canton and villages of Canton and Rensselaer Falls are working together on the year-long process of developing a "vision for the future and a blueprint for change, especially as it relates to the physical growth of the community... Read More >>
A warm front approaching from southwestern New York will bring increasing cloudiness and widespread light snow this morning into the afternoon with snow accumulations between 1 and 3 inches expected, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Today’s high will be around 25 with light winds an an 80 percent chance of snow, forecasters say. Temps will rise overnight to around 33 by 5 a.m.... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg Minor Hockey recently received $350 toward uniforms and other expenses for the teams. The cash came from North Country Savings Bank. In the photo, from left, are teller Matthew Tolman II, Nate Shollette, Connor Brown and branch manager Stacy Gushea.   Read More >>
POTSDAM -- The North Country Crusaders recently raised $306 for the Potsdam Holiday Fund from a special showing of the movie “The Justice League” at the Roxy Theatre. They also delivered to the Potsdam Holiday Fund a donation of many stuffed animals from Kaela Richardson. The Potsdam Holiday Fund is an all-volunteer program that provides new toys, warm clothing and food baskets to families in... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg Fire Department responded to 132 calls in November. Firefighters responded to 82 emergency service calls and just one fire call, which involved a vehicle. The department responded to 30 service calls, seven hazardous conditions, 12 false alarms. The Ogdensburg Fire Department has 29 members. During 2016, the department responded to 1,989 calls for assistance, 35 fire... Read More >>