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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:15 am
POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged four motorists with driving infractions on Thursday. Those charged included: • John F. Thomas, 90, Potsdam, was cited for unsafe backing on Market Street at...
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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:11 am
0021 Traffic Stop on Pine Street 0105 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0706 Assist Other Law Agency 0841 Equipment Inspection at 38 Main Street 1045 Traffic Stop on Market Street 1050 Traffic Stop...
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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:01 am
State Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, is asking SUNY colleges to buy products from manufacturers in New York state, particularly from Central New York. Griffo, chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Educ...
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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
CANTON — From March 1 to March 30 St. Lawrence County will accept applications from property owners to add land to Agricultural Districts 1 and 2. The county’s agricultural districts help protect farm...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:33 pm
COLTON -- The Amvets Post 262 in Colton held a Frying Pan Toss on Jan. 28 at 11:30 a.m. to help support the Neighborhood Centers of Colton, Pierrepont, and Parishville. Entry fees of $5 per participan...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Keith Rubino has announced his candidacy for the 118th Assembly District, which includes towns in southern and central St. Lawrence County. He will seek to run as a Democrat. The seat is currently hel...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:31 pm
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Thursday, Feb. 23, determined by number of page views and our editorial staff: • Massena to negotiate with cryptocurrency miners who want to build o...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
MASSENA -- Youth Horizons clubhouse, 56 Main St., spent some time on a recent day picking up tobacco litter and cigarette butts around the clubhouse, and organization officials say they “were surpris...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:48 pm
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Fire Department answered 596 calls in 2017, 491 of which were to village addresses. Those numbers are from Fire Chief Danielle Rose’s report of fire department activity last yea...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:47 pm
POTSDAM -- The Board of Trustees approved several appointments to the Potsdam Public Museum Board of Directors put forward by Mayor Ron Tischler. Jan Wojcik, Old Market Road, Sarah Lynch, Walnut Stree...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:45 pm
POTSDAM -- The next Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club Outdoor/Indoor Series presentation, on cycling routes of the St. Lawrence River Valley and northern Adirondacks, is set for 7:30...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
Forbes magazine recently ranked Community Bank sixth in the nation for financial performance in a study analyzing 10 key metrics related to growth, asset quality, capital adequacy and profitability fo...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says the New York State Grown & Certified program is expanding to include the New York maple industry, which includes many producers in St. Lawrence County. The program will i...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:41 am
MASSENA — The Town Council on Wednesday voted to contribute $2,500 toward this summer’s Bassmaster Elite event in Waddington. Waddington Mayor Janet Otto-Cassada went before the board last month and a...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:04 am
COLTON -- Jacob Erdman of Gouverneur had the fastest time in the 16th Colton Winterfest 10 Mile Road Race Jan. 27. He led a total of 62 competitors in the annual event with a time of 59:05. Shannon De...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:27 am
Today will start out with partly sunny skies and temperatures approaching the freezing mark but cloud cover will increase today as a weak system brings a strong chance of rain and snow Friday in the N...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:26 am
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- A plan for beginning a community composting station in the village was presented to the Board of Trustees Tuesday. Four Clarkson seniors led by Brooke Zeller have been wor...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:20 am
POTSDAM — The Tractor Supply Co. store in Potsdam is donating 35 bags of pet food to feed dogs and cats in need of adoption. "More often than not, animal shelters and rescues depend greatly on food do...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:19 am
MASSENA -- The Massena Intake will be closed during the summer of 2019. Highway Superintendent Frank Diagostino said there are plans to rehabilitate the road, deck, sidewalks, curbs and drainage. He s...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:14 am
POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they cited two motorists with driving infractions on Wednesday. Those charged included: • Scott W. Wright, 45, Winthrop was cited for insufficient head lights on Elm Str...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:11 am
0604 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0709 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0855 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0912 Assist Other Law Agency 0945 Contraband on Market Street 0949 Records Ch...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:35 am
Felix Grimberg of Potsdam and Rory Corcoran of Massena have been named presidential scholars for the fall 2017 semester at Clarkson University:
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:34 am
Noah Chichester and Carrie Potter of Potsdam, and Olivia George, Noah Kormanyos and Emma O'Connell of Massena have been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at SUNY Geneseo.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:14 am
North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, is calling on the New York State Department of Health to address a number of issues affecting health care in rural regions of our state. During the Feb....
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:14 am
OGDENSBURG — North Country Insurance Professionals are sponsoring a bus trip to see Sugarland, July 8. The cost is $150 per person and covers the concert ticket, buffet dinner at Turning Stone Resort...
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