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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:58 am
POTSDAM – A Potsdam man was jailed for sexual abuse after allegedly having sexual contact with a14-year-old female earlier this month, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies. Thomas P. Mc...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:58 am
MASSENA -- The Board of Education voted Thursday to hire two teachers, a teacher’s aide, a half-time special education teacher and several substitutes. Jennifer Earl and Ashley Belile will teach fourt...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:58 am
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) wants to alert recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance in St. Lawrence County th...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:52 am
CANTON -- The Canton Knights of Columbus and the Canton Recreation Department are co-sponsoring a punt, pass and kick and a soccer skills competition for any boy or girl ages 7 to 15. This free event...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:51 am
LISBON -- The Lisbon United Presbyterian Church is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast and pie sale on Sept. 20 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at 26 Church St. The cost is $7 for adults and children age 5 an...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:51 am
NORWOOD -- The American Legion, 10 Maple St., is hosting a "Sports for Cancer" chicken barbeque on Sept. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $8 for the full dinner and $5 for half-chicken only. Info: 353-8889...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:48 am
Clarkson University Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Peter Turner recently spoke at the second Smart Schools Commission Public Symposium in Buffalo. Turner has been a leading figure in STEM edu...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm
OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center recently welcomed Katherine Richey, a certified family nurse practitioner, to its medical staff. Richey is working in the hospitalist program at the medica...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:29 pm
GOUVERNEUR -- The Gouverneur Fire Department will soon distribute “coin cards” for its annual fundraising, and has scheduled an open house to show their appreciation of the community. Volunteers will...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:28 pm
HEUVELTON -- Just one day after federal authorities charged the alleged Hermon kidnappers for producing child pornography, a “community thank you gathering” will be held Friday to recognize those who...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:04 pm
MASSENA -- Village police arrested a 38-year-old man on a warrant after learning he was wanted in another county during a Wednesday traffic stop. John E. Baldwin of 245 Oxford Rd., Apt. 19B, New Hartf...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  From left are Gouverneur Police Officer Darren Fairbanks, Gouverneur Hospital Pharmacist Susan Kane, Sen. Ritchie and Bonnie Porter of Gouverneur Hospital. GOUVERNEUR -- Nearly 60 pounds of un...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 2:42 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- New SUNY Potsdam Pres. Kristin Esterberg is taking Sunday’s alleged on-campus rape "very seriously," according to college spokeswoman Alexandra Jacobs Wilke. Wilfrido O. A...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 2:40 pm
The couple charged with abducting two Heuvelton Amish girls were also charged in U.S. District Court with producing child pornography by exploiting three separate victims, according to court document...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:18 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH A 33-year-old man from Schenectady has been charged with third-degree rape in a SUNY Potsdam residence hall early Sunday. Wilfrido O. Abreu remains in the St. Lawrence County Correct...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:56 am
HEUVELTON -- A couple accused of abducting and sexually exploiting two Amish girls were charged in federal court Thursday. Each could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted. The charges indicate t...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:40 am
PITCAIRN -- An Oswegatchie man was charged Wednesday morning with four felony charges stemming from a reported larceny of over $3,000 from Fort Drum, according to state police. Francis J. Robert, 43,...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:38 am
North Country Rep. Bill Owens voted Wednesday to support the President Obama’s plan to fight the terrorist group ISIS, and another measure to fund the government through Dec. 11. Both measures passed...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:33 am
PARISHVILLE -- The 10th 5-mile walk-a-thon sponsored by the Parishville Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 265 will be held Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m. at 5 Catherine St. Registration is at 9 a.m. There is a $10...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:57 am
CANTON -- Nolan Reid (Champlain, NY) of the SUNY Canton men's golf team has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Men's Golfer of the Week, as announced on Tuesday. Reid...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
POTSDAM -- A late addition to the 2014 schedule, the Clarkson University Golf team will at least stay local this weekend when it travels to participate in the SUNY Canton Kangaroos Invitational at Par...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:53 am
CANTON -- Big performances in a spotlighted meet have propelled St. Lawrence University's cross country teams up the national rankings after both the men and women came away with team titles at the Sa...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:51 am
POTSDAM -- Ryan Recchia, a standout for the Golden Knights Cross Country team, was voted Clarkson Student-Athlete of the Week for September 14, 2014. Recchia led the way for the Golden Knight men at t...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:50 am
CANTON — The SUNY Potsdam women's soccer team (4-2-1) steamrolled SUNY Canton (3-5) with a 6-1 victory during Wednesday evening's Boyd Jones Cup contest. Freshman forward Jaci Morr (Monroe, Mich./Monr...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:48 am
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence women's soccer team scored four first-half goals en route to a 5-1 win over Oswego State on Wednesday afternoon, as consistent offensive pressure combined with an impenetrab...
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