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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:39 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Town Council at their Wednesday meeting set a public hearing for a proposal to override the 2 percent tax cap at an Oct. 1 special meeting, at which the town clerk will...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:37 pm
St. Lawrence County Legislature District 10 Candidate Joe Timmerman of Potsdam says if elected, his primary goal will be getting the county’s finances in order. He says he has worked at SUNY Potsdam f...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:37 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Manager John Pinkerton would like to see Time Warner Cable provide the city government with free internet service in exchange for a franchise agreement. R...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:36 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Town Council may vote whether or not to privatize Massena Memorial Hospital in the next month, according to Town Supervisor Joseph Gray. "We hope to have all the informa...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:42 pm
From left, Carol Gable of Canton, Lucas Hanss of Hannawa Falls, Cole Madore of Potsdam, Rebecca Miller and Jeff Miller of Potsdam. Photo by Blair Madore. Blair Madore of Potsdam recently led an Adiro...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:40 pm
CANTON -- The GardenShare board of directors recently appointed Gloria J. McAdam as the organization’s new executive director. A native of Gouverneur and a graduate of St. Lawrence University, McAdam...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:39 pm
POTSDAM -- Early Friday morning brought the first September frost in six years, according to Weather Underground. The temperature hit a low of 28 degrees. In 2008, the first frost came when the temper...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:37 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence County’s operations committee has voted to fill two vacant corrections officer positions at the St. Lawrence County jail. The committee voted Monday two fill two entry-level cor...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:35 pm
CANTON -- The Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., is offering five upcoming events. • Cooking workshop - Ayurvedic vegetarian cooking with Sharada Pranav of Syracuse, Sept. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. It will discuss In...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:31 pm
State troopers charged three drivers for getting behind the wheel while under influence. Jonathan A. Daggett, 25, of Potsdam was charged with first-offense driving while ability impaired, unlawful pos...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:10 pm
GOUVERNEUR -- State troopers cited a Russell man for possessing a small amount of marijuana. Dylan R. Sharpstene, 18 was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 4:35 p.m. Thursday on East Mai...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
POTSDAM -- The man charged with sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl is an A.A. Kingston Middle School teacher and has been placed on administrative leave. “As of this time, Mr. McGowan has been placed...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
MASSENA -- Students at Jefferson Elementary School will be able to take advantage of a book exchange, thanks a $1,000 grant the Board of Education voted to receive on Thursday. “Books On Wheels” allow...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
OGDENSBURG -- The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year, with the award to be presented at their annual dinner on Nov. 14 at the Gran-View Restaurant. N...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
POTSDAM -- The 6th annual Potsdam Sandstone Festival continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday featuring demonstrations, lectures, building tours and, new this year, a Raquette River Paddle Tour around Oa...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
MASSENA -- The Moose Lodge 1110, 4 Ames St., is hosting a Sept. 20 chicken barbeque to raise money for Lexi Love, an area girl sick with cancer. They will serve from 1 to 5 p.m., or until they run out...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
MADRID -- New Beginnings Clothing and Food Outreach, 3605 County Route 14, will celebrate their first anniversary in their new building on Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be refreshments ser...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
COLTON -- The Colton Wesleyan Church, 4852 State Highway 56, will host a free car wash and food giveaway event Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  Sunday September 14, 2014 Dwayne L. Curry Jr. DOB: 9/20/95 Rochester, NY 2:05 AM on Hodskin St for One Way Viol: Designated Rd. Curry was issued a UTT returnable in court on 10/8/14.  ...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
MASSENA -- Village police ticketed two drivers on Thursday. Brandy M. Price, 34, of 154 N. Main St., Massena was cited for inadequate brake light and no inspection at 11:28 a.m. at Paddock and Center...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:53 am
The number of people working in non-farm jobs in St. Lawrence County was the same last month as it was in August 2013. The state labor Department reported Thursday that it tallied 39,000 non-farm jobs...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:52 am
    Rosemary Forbes President of the Ladies Auxiliary, presents a check to Ronald Forbes, Chief of West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department WEST POTSDAM -- The West Potsdam Ladies Auxiliary r...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:51 am
DEKALB – Jeannette Pink is asking for donations of yarn so she can make lap blankets for nursing homes and socks for kids for Christmas. If you can donate, call her at 244-9746.  
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:25 am
POTSDAM -- A Potsdam teen was charged with failure to yield right of way following a property-damage accident at the intersection of Market and Garden Street Thursday evening, according to Potsdam pol...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:23 am
0009 Traffic stop on Maple Street – Verbal warning issued 0026 Traffic stop on Maple Street – Verbal warning issued 0047 Traffic stop on Elm Street – Verbal warning issued 0059 Traffic stop on Market...
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