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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
By MATT LINDSEY POTSDAM — The reduction in the number of testing days from three to two is a very positive move for our students, said Potsdam Central Superintendent Joann Chambers. “We believe the le...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:11 pm
North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined several other House members in urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider the inclusion of critical dairy-relate...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:09 pm
The plight of tipped workers in the North Country and across New York State is examined in a recent North Country Matters video program. The situation with employees who get a subminimum wage and wha...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:13 am
NORWOOD -- Seaway Career and Technical Education Center has named the students on the 2017-2018 Quarter Three Perfect Attendance list. They and their study fields are: • Allied Health Sara Granger Lil...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:11 am
POTSDAM -- Lawrence Avenue Elementary students recently discussed the Project Positivity theme of Integrity and what it means. These students received recognition for demonstrating 'integrity in thei...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:09 am
In back, from left, Katelynn Huntley, RN; Chantelle Derushia, RN; Teri Rawson, Registered Echosonographer; Lee-Anne Watt, Cardiac Sonographer; Mary Jo Sutton, RN; Cory Neubeck, Cardiology Technician;...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:24 am
A North Country assemblyman who has received more than $4,500 in contributions from the National Rifle Association and an NRA-affiliated group says the governor is overreaching in “essentially severin...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:24 am
MASSENA -- Massena area residents can now order from BJ's Wholesale Club and Price Chopper and have their groceries, alcohol and everyday essentials delivered to them in as little as one hour. Retail...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:24 am
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Wednesday, April 25, determined by total number of page views and our editorial staff: • Massena man arrested after allegedly huffing aerosol can be...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:45 am
POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was cited for leaving the scene of a property-damage accident on Maple Street on Wednesday afternoon, according to Potsdam police. Cynthia S. Runge, 64, was the driver cited...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:32 am
0134 Traffic stop on Market Street 0200 Parking problem on Elm Street 0829 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0856 Parking problem on Market Street 0938 Medications turned in for destruction at 38 Ma...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:09 am
An upper level low pressure system will move slowly east across the St. Lawrence Valley today and enhance the potential for more showers, especially over Northern New York, according to the National W...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:08 am
MADRID -- The Town of Madrid recently received a $1,000 donation toward the purchase of an updated town sign. The new town sign will be electric and will show all school and public events to keep com...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:57 pm
POTSDAM – Fifth graders at A.A. Kingston Middle School participated in Buck Up for Kids, a fundraiser to support the Dick Murphy/Dalton Guyette Memorial Youth Project. Students delivered envelopes to...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:56 pm
A jury on Wednesday voted to convict Zhi “David” Zeng, 33, of Brooklyn of transporting aliens in the United States for the purpose of financial gain, following a three-day trial. The announcement come...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 4:44 pm
BRASHER -- St. Lawrence County sheriff deputies say they charged Chad M. McGregor, 38, of Chipman Corners Road, Madrid with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, running a stop sign and unlaw...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Platinum Dragons of Reading, who are advancing to the regional Battle of the Books competition in Gouverneur on May 5, are JoJo Nelson, Elias Nelson, Esme Pignone, mascot Walden Nelson. Their coa...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Nearly three-quarters of school board members responding to a recent online poll believe the reduction in the number of testing days for English language arts (ELA) and math exams is positive for scho...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:43 am
North Country Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresasays the Assembly passed a resolution she introduced calling on the governor to declare April "Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month" in the state....
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:42 am
WADDINGTON -- The Waddington Family Resource Center has received a grant from the Northern New York Community Foundation that will be used to purchase food for the pantry. The center has food distribu...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:36 am
LISBON -- A jamboree will be held May 5 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Lisbon American Legion to benefit Christopher A. Lovely who was diagnosed with cancer. Money raised will help with cost of medical an...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:35 am
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday morning on New York Avenue, according to state police. Christoper M. Brown, 42, was charged with first-offense DWI,...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:32 am
OSWEGATCHIE — A Colton man was charged with drug possession on Tuesday night, according to state police. Colton M. Colby, 20, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate muffler at 1...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:20 am
GOUVERNEUR — Two Gouverneur residents were involved in a property-damage accident on Tuesday morning on Quarry Road, police said. The drivers were Angela A. Rice, 45, and Kevin W. Smith, 55, officers...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:26 am
Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa says legislation (A.979). she co-sponsored to prohibit zone pricing of gasoline passed the Assembly. The bill aims to “ensure fairness in pricing for motorist...
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