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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:02 am
POTSDAM -- Bruce S. LaRock, 48, Potsdam, has been charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol level of .22 percent, nearly three times the threshold for a DWI charge. Potsda...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00 am
POTSDAM -- Patrick L. Cleaver, 21, Watertown, has been charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation: apply pressure following an incident reported to Potsdam police at 2 a.m. Fr...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:59 am
HERMON – Connor J. Whitton, 22, DeKalb Junction, was charged early Saturday with speeding and first-offense and aggravated driving while intoxicated along County Rt. 21 near Underwood Road. State poli...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:58 am
POTSDAM -- Zachary A. Kuras, 23, Salt Point, was issued a ticket charging him with unnecessary noise: stereo in Potsdam early Friday. Potsdam police received the complaint at 12:12 a.m. and responded...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:57 am
State police investigated accidents in Potsdam, Ogdensburg, Heuvelton, Colton Friday. One injury was reported. One person was reported injured as Richard Senecal, 42, Potsdam, had an accident with his...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:56 am
Potsdam Police Department blotter Sept. 19 0012 Patrols responded to a noise complaint on Elm Street – Ticket issued 0054 Traffic stop on Sandstone Drive – Verbal warning issued 0211 Dispatched Potsda...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:09 am
First-year student Chandler Short scored two goals, one in each half, to help the St. Lawrence men's soccer team shutout SUNY Potsdam 2-0 on Friday afternoon. It is the first collegiate shutout for so...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:01 am
In their last game before the start of Liberty League play, the Clarkson University Women's Soccer team lost 2-0 to Oswego State on Friday night. Clarkson falls to two games under .500 with a 3-5-0 re...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:59 am
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY – Allowing barely 12 points per set over the course of two matches, the Clarkson University Volleyball team was able to open up the Liberty League season with a pair of victori...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:57 am
Geneseo, NY – The SUNY Canton women's volleyball team put up a dominating performance to open the Geneseo Invitational on Friday, defeating host SUNY Geneseo in straight sets, 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-20...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:32 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Town Council will spend $11,970 on hiring Choen Law Group, a Pittsburgh-based consultant who will examine a proposed franchise agreement with Time Warner Cable. The firm...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:29 am
POTSDAM -- In recognition of National Environmental Services and Housekeeping Week, Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Environmental Services Department is publicizing its drive to raise funds for a new heavy...
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:23 am
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence University men's hockey team will hold a "Skating Saints Kids Club" for boys and girls ages 6-12 during the upcoming 2014-15 season. The program features a kids club press c...
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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 - 2:31 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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