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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
WADDINGTON -- The 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule is set including the July 30-Aug. 2 tournament on the St. Lawrence River at Waddington. A year and a half ago, the Bass Anglers Sportsman Societ...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 4:09 pm
CANTON -- Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included St. Lawrence University in its list of best values in private colleges, the school said. Kiplinger’s list of 200 colleges includes 100 private unive...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
By PAUL HETZLER Recently, I heard there are gum trees abound in northern New York state. I couldn’t believe it until the person making this claim produced a pack of gum that was “made from northern ha...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 4:02 pm
POTSDAM -- Lavalley Transportation Inc. recently donated to the Potsdam Holiday fund. The donation will help the Potsdam Holiday Fund provide winter clothing and food to more than 500 children in Pots...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 10:55 am
No white Christmas this year. Breeziness and wet conditions will prevail in St. Lawrence County today as a high wind warning and a flood watch are posted for the St. Lawrence Valley. Gusts as high as...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 10:18 am
PIERREPONT -- Jeremy S. Clough, 26, Potsdam, was charged Wednesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief in connection with an incident reported to state police Nov. 27. Clough was held on $5,000 bail,...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 10:17 am
OSWEGATCHIE -- Zachary A. Corkins, 21, Ogdensburg, was charged by state police early Thursday for alleged unauthorized use of a vehicle: without owner's consent. He was issued an appearance ticket for...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 8:13 am
POTSDAM POLICE DEPARTMENT BLOTTER 0046 Traffic Stop completed – Verbal warning issued. 0240 Medical alarm at Debra Drive, unfounded. 1231 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call. 1425 Potsdam Rescue dispa...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 7:23 am
Cigarette smoking among upstate New Yorkers has steadily declined since 2004, but smoking rates continue to be higher than state and national averages, according to a new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 7:22 am
Many people in St. Lawrence County and around the state will be heading back to stores for returns of gifts, and the Better Business Bureau in New York has some tips for returns. While all of us have...
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 7:17 am
NORWOOD -- National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1696 members held their annual holiday meeting at the Lobster House recently. Carl Desalvatore, District Vice Presi...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:21 pm
By ANDY GARDNER Following the recent high-profile cases of the deaths of two black men at the hands of white police officers, national attention has focused on relations between law enforcement and th...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:19 pm
From left, Liz Brassard of the Odd Fellows, RiverLedge program director Larry Worden and Devon Crosby, a student volunteer at RiverLedge. OGDENSBURG -- The International Order of Odd Fellows recently...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:18 pm
Caleb Froats, Benjamin Rumble, Aidan Demers, Elmer Isaiah, Joey Doelger, and Reece Belmore of Waddington Cub Scout Pack 38. Photo submitted by Katie Logan. WADDINGTON – At their December pack meeting...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:16 pm
Children from across St. Lawrence County as well as the rest of the world can track Santa Claus’ progress online as they eagerly await Christmas morning. The Santa Operations Center will provide live...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:39 am
From left, Christina Reynolds of Toys for Tots, Jessica Zuhlsdorf, Ashley Clough and Elizabeth Durant. SeaComm recently donated over 100 toys collected from an employee drive to the Toys for Tots 201...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
MASSENA -- Girl Scouts from Massena recently went Christmas caroling at the Highland Nursing Home. Resident Elaine LaMarche joined them. The Scouts included Courtney Croasdaile, Marissa Yanacheak, So...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:35 am
New York farmers set a sales record last year that was more than a billion dollars higher than the total from just three years earlier. Agricultural sales in New York in 2013 were $5.68 billion in cas...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:33 am
The National Weather Service has St. Lawrence County under a hazardous weather outlook. NWS meteorologists have called a flood watch for the area through Friday and a high wind warning through Thursda...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:28 am
MASSENA -- A charity hockey game to raise money to help local raise money for medical bills for radio personality Sandy Cook is set for Saturday, Dec. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Massena Arena. The ga...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 10:17 am
LISBON -- A Lisbon man was charged with driving while intoxicated on County Route 28 Tuesday afternoon, according to state police. Dane A. Brenno, 64, was charged with first-offense DWI and moving fro...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 10:16 am
POTSDAM -- A Norwood man was charged following a shoplifting report from Walmart, 7494 U.S. Highway 11, on Tuesday afternoon, according to state police. Shawn L. McGregor, 38, was charged with petit l...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 10:15 am
MASSENA -- A Hogansburg man was jailed Tuesday afternoon for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to state police. Massena-based troopers said they charged Timothy A. Scott, 28, with third-d...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
MADRID -- A Waddington man was involved in a property-damage accident on State Highway 345 Tuesday morning, according to state police. Troopers said they responded to an accident near Cross Street aro...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 9:24 am
Brand counterfeit clothing items seized by authorities are now to be distributed to people in need in the North Country and around the state instead of being destroyed. “While I support laws that puni...
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