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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:14 pm
LISBON – A Conservative Party candidate vying for the 116th Assembly District seat is calling on the other three candidates in the race to denounce the 47 percent pay increase put forth by the legisla...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:59 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – The village Board of Trustees has appointed Potsdam Police Lt. Mark Murray as interim chief of police to serve in that position for not more than six months. Current Chief...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:58 pm
MASSENA -- The 2016 American Legion Shootout was held at the Massena Rod and Gun Club on Saturday, Aug. 20. Lanny Gagnier, St. Regis Falls Post 322, welcomed the shooters, MRGC President John Hurd del...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:03 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON CANTON – St. Lawrence County Legislators tabled a resolution to borrow $10 million at a finance committee meeting Monday evening. The practice of borrowing cash to meet basic cash flow...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
PITCAIRN — A Harrisville man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a reported hit-and-run accident Wednesday night involving two vehicles, according to state police. Thomas J. Rice, 20,...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:52 am
A North Country state senator is hopeful that a $70,000 grant will help prevent drug use in school-aged children. Seaway Valley Prevention Council will get a portion of a $70,000 grant to “enhance ant...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:03 am
MASSENA -- Village police say they recently handed traffic citations to six people: • Tiarose Stephenson, 21, of Barker Road, Potsdam was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unl...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:37 am
STOCKHOLM — A Potsdam man was charged Wednesday for allegedly making a threat, according to state police. William J. Perkins, 53, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment at 3:20 p.m. on S...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:36 am
MORRISTOWN — A Gouverneur man was charged with drug possession on County Route 2 Wednesday morning, according to state police. Gaige D. Miller, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:35 am
RUSSELL — A Syracuse man was charged Tuesday stemming from an alleged domestic dispute first reported to state police Aug. 19. Aaron R. Johnson, 27, was charged at 3:25 p.m. with assault with intent t...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:34 am
MORRISTOWN — A Syracuse man was charged Tuesday following a trespassing complaint Aug. 22, according to state police. Peter W. Latham, 43, was charged with third-degree criminal trespassing at 5:30 p....
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:34 am
COLTON — Star Lake-based state police said they responded to a property-damage accident on State Highway 56 Wednesday. The driver was Jose A. Melendez, 28, Lowville. The accident took place near Holly...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:17 am
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam’s School of Education Alumni Association recently honored Jean Lemieux Pottle, a member of the class of 1968, with the 2016 St. Lawrence Academy Medal at the College's Bicenten...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:16 am
SUNY Oswego recently provided a deans' scholarship to Darian R. Fenton of Edwards in recognition of “past academic achievement and potential for success,” according to a press release from the college...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:42 am
Above is a water main that broke recently in Ogdensburg. DPW crews worked quickly to repair the break. Photo courtesy of Ogdensburg DPW. By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENBSURG -- Ogdensburg Department of Public...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:33 am
RICHVILLE -- Residents of the Village of Richville and Town of DeKalb interested in learning more about the Dissolution Study that is underway are invited to a public meeting at the Richville Fire Hal...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:28 am
NORWOOD -- The St. Lawrence County Youth Bureau says it is grateful to the Norwood American Legion for their donation to the Youth Conservation Corps. The YCC crews have lent a hand to the legion for...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:43 am
0206 Patrol located an open door at a business on Pine Street. 0328 Assisted Potsdam Fire with an alarm activation. 0803 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call. 1005 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call....
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:07 am
By TOM LUCKIE III OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education voted against a sports merger request from Lisbon Central School District for boys modified lacrosse during the 2...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:07 am
New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) has endorsed North Country Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, in her bid for re-election to the New York State Assembly. Assemblywoman Russell says she h...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:06 am
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Tuesday, Aug. 23, determined by number of page views and our editorial staff: • Lawrence man killed when pickup truck rolls over • Gouverneur woman...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:06 am
OGDENSBURG -- The Great Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year, Business Improvement Award and Outstanding Community Service Award, with recipients to be honored...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:35 pm
OGDENSBURG -- Carlisle Law Firm recently gave $200 to the River Valley Elks Riders. The group rode to benefit the North Country Walk to End Alzheimer's. The River Valley Elk's Riders, based out of Og...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:33 pm
CANTON -- SUNY Canton has doubled the size of its “pet wing” in Mohawk Hall in response to increased requests for pet-friendly lodging this fall. "Prior to this academic year, we had 70 beds in the Pe...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:31 pm
CLIFTON -- Dan’s Hauling and Demo, Inc, will abate and demolish several buildings at the former Jones and Laughlin Site in the Town of Clifton. The county legislature approved the agreement Monday at...
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