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Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:36 am
By ANDY GARDNER and CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- The Village Board of Trustees quietly appointed Mark Murray as Potsdam’s permanent police chief last January, but criticisms over his part in the Garrett...
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Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:34 am
CANTON – A $19 million pool of funding from the state Dormitory Authority will benefit SUNY Canton and two other North Country colleges. The DASNY-SUNY financing partnership is expected to deliver mor...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:03 pm
HAMMOND -- The academic leaders for the class of 2017 at Hammond Central School are Taylor Hutton, valedictorian, and Taylor Bertram, salutatorian.Hutton Hutton, daughter of Jeff and Teasha Hutton, ha...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm
New York State Police say they and local law enforcement will increase patrols to combat drunk, impaired and reckless driving this Memorial Day weekend. The STOP-DWI enforcement period starts on Frida...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm
CLIFTON-FINE -- The academic leaders for the class of 2017 at Clifton-Fine Central School are William Sealander, valedictorian, and Rebecca Mathews, salutatorian.Sealander Sealander is the son of Jenn...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Friday, May 26, determined by number of page views and our editorial staff: • Colton home destroyed in Thursday fire • Gouverneur woman accused of s...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:52 pm
Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are planned in the Potsdam, Canton, Norwood, Ogdensburg, Madrid, Heuvelton, Waddington, Tri-Town and Massena areas. Massena Veterans organizations from the Massena...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:43 pm
GOUVERNEUR – A Gouverneur woman has been charged with the theft of more than $3,000 for which she was responsible as the treasurer of a parent group for the Gouverneur High School Class of 2017 Tracy...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:42 pm
POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health System’s Afterhours, Colton, and Urgent Care walk-in centers will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. All centers will resume normal bus...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:42 pm
CANTON – North County Public Radio has announced plans to expand local and regional investigative work by NCPR’s news team through creation of a new Daylight Reporting Fund. The station will conduct a...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:39 pm
Here are the top five things happening in St. Lawrence County on Saturday, as chosen by the North CountryNow.com editorial staff: • Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce city-wide garage sales continue • Sta...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:59 pm
May 24 • Mark R. Blackmer of Madrid was charged 12:52 p.m. with unauthorized use of a vehicle and fourth-degree grand larceny. He was arraigned in Canton Town Court and held in county jail on $500 cas...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:21 pm
WADDINGTON – Derrick N. Merrick, 28, Chase Mills, was charged Thursday with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property: credit car, a Class E felony, in connection with an incident reported...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:19 pm
New York State Police report drug charges in Fowler, Massena, DeKalb and Potsdam An unidentified 18-year-old male from Gouverneur was charged by state police Thursday night with unlawful possession of...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:18 pm
FOWLER – Betty M. Paul, 77, Gouverneur, was in an accident with her vehicle along River Road near Bay Road at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday, according to state police.   .  
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:20 pm
Gouverneur Police Department blotter, May 5-24 Saturday, May 6, 2017 • “John Doe,” 27, Gouverneur, mental health arrest @ 3:59 AM following a police investigation. Subject was transported to Claxton H...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:48 am
New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Deputy Director Kevin Wisely (left) discussed issues in St. Lawrence County related to high water levels with St. Lawrence County E...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:45 am
Members of the Professional Development Schools Committee recently gathered for a photo after their first meeting at SUNY Potsdam. The group included, from left, Ronald Burke, Joseph Kardash, Nicole...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:42 am
Left to right are Auxiliary President, Janice Shoen, Snack Pack Treasurer,Marty Payne and Auxiliary Liaison, Ramona Kennedy. OGDENSBURG -- The Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary recently held...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:36 am
By MATT LINDSEY HOPKINTON -- The Hopkinton Wind Advisory Board has approved the sound decibel limit and setbacks for the siting of contested 500-foot wind towers proposed in Hopkinton and Parishville....
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:56 am
Massena police say they charged Tinothy M. Campbell, 31, of Dishaw Road, Chase Mills with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:54 am
Massena police say they recently cited two village residents for traffic violations: • Mirinia J. Brown, 28, of Sycamore Street was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inade...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:46 am
Massena police say they charged Wendy R. Herne, 23, of East Hatfield Street, Massena with fourth-degree criminal mischief and shooting firearms in the village at 5:14 a.m. Tuesday at the police statio...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:56 am
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Thursday, May 25, determined by number of page views and our editorial staff: • Madrid man charged with DWI following property-damage accident in Ca...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:53 am
Muskie fishing season kicks off May 27 in most locations, but won’t start along the St. Lawrence River until June 17, according to DEC officials. "New York waters are home to some of the nation’s prem...
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