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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:18 pm
MASSENA — The village board on Tuesday passed three code revisions. Two passed with no comments from the public. The first allows sparklers that are legal under New York law on July 3 to 5, Dec. 31 an...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:53 pm
MASSENA -- Kaneb Orchards has been awarded Gold & Silver awards in the 2017 Tastings.com World Cider Championships. This is the second year in a row Kaneb received the Gold Medal for their handcra...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:52 pm
POTSDAM -- Bailey’s Canton-Potsdam Florist, on the Potsdam-Morley Road, has closed after nearly 90 years in business. Owner Joretta Creighton, now 80 years old, says her age has caught up to her and s...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:49 pm
St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate, the second highest in New York in October, did not change when compared to the same month last year. The Department of Labor says the rate was 5.7 percent for...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:40 pm
Clarkson Hockey players Josh Dickinson and Grant Cooper pose with Colton-Pierrepont Central School kindergarten students. COLTON -- Members of the Clarkson University men’s hockey team visited Colton...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:37 pm
MASSENA -- Cornell’s Dry Cleaning is going out of business after 65 years. A statement posted Friday on their Facebook page says they will take orders for cleaning through the end of this week. “All c...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:58 am
MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Michael A. Strader, 53, of Maple Street, Massena with second-degree unlawful imprisonment, child endangerment and second-degree harassment at 3:30 p.m. Nov....
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:44 am
St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union is warning its members of an ongoing scam. According to the credit union, members are receiving text messages regarding their debit cards that says “(Your Debit Card...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:43 am
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- The Board of Trustees has awarded $13 million in contracts for rebuilding the village’s water treatment plant for much more money than the original $10 million estimate fr...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
PARISHVILLE -- A Parishville man was killed in an accident Friday, according to state police. Troopers say a 2014 Chevy pickup was traveling south on West Parishville Road when, for unknown reasons,...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:37 am
EDWARDS — An Edwards woman was charged Nov. 17 on Island Street with making unreasonable noise, according to state police. Kristin E. Phillips, 29, was cited for the above charge following a noise com...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:36 am
PITCAIRN — Canton and Harrisville residents were involved in a property-damage accident on SH 812 Monday afternoon, according to state police. The drives were Patrick E. Mitchell, 41, Harrisville and...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:05 am
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – The Board of Trustees has tabled a motion that would signal preliminary approval of a project proposed by a Missouri developer for renovation and restructuring the space in...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:57 am
Sunday School students at Potsdam United Methodist Church raised $1,100 for literacy in Malawi, Africa. Additional funds came in after the photo was taken. Some of the students are with Sam Chirwa, f...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:55 am
North Country Broadband Installer Technician Jacob Burk fusion splices distribution fiber inside an aerial enclosure for the company’s 10 Gigabyte network in Massena earlier this year. MASSENA — Nort...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:25 am
From left are Rotary Vocational Service Chair Paul McGrath, Sonya Taylor, Mikayla Rusaw and Potsdam Rotary President Mary Sue Foster. POTSDAM -- Mikayla Rusaw of Massena Central School, a student in...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
From left are United Helpers CEO Stephen E. Knight; Martha K. MacArthur, daughter of Harry E. King and member of United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors; Cheryl A. Ladouceur, society mem...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:21 am
POTSDAM -- A.A. Kingston Middle School has announced announce students achieving Honor Roll, High Honor Roll, and Principal’s Scholars status for Block 1. Students are eligible for Honor Roll if they...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:32 am
POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged three motorists with driving infractions on Monday. • Sohaib Obeid, 56, Potsdam, was cited for speed not reasonable at 7:15 a.m. following a three vehicle p...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:28 am
0213 Traffic stop on Bay Street 0528 Alarm activation on Madrid Avenue 0716 Accident on Leroy Street 0720 Accident on Leroy Street 0842 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0842 Found Property on Leroy...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:02 am
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg woman was jailed Nov. 17 on drug charges after a K9 unit (Kodiak) alerted police to the presence of narcotics inside a vehicle following a traffic stop on Knox Street, accor...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:02 am
OGDENSBURG -- With winter weather touching down, Ogdensburg is reminding residents that a parking ban will take effect Dec. 1. Law prohibits parking on all city streets and municipal parking lots betw...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:12 am
By ADAM ATKINSON CANTON —Drivers who violate parking ordinances in the village will face a stiffer penalty soon. The fine will be going up from $10 to $25. Car owners can expect the higher fee to be l...
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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:18 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Massena Memorial Hospital ended yet another month with a significant deficit, to the tune of $860,718, which puts them $2,861,804 for the year. MMH Chief Financial Officer P...
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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 5:53 pm
CANTON -- State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she has secured $50,000 in funding to help the Canton Central School District cover the cost of upgrades to its Banford Elementary School Playgroun...
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