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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:22 am
By JIMMY LAWTON CANTON – St. Lawrence County legislators are calling on the governor to sign a bill that would make the state responsible for costs associated with indigent defense. The resolution was...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:22 am
 The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting public comments on proposed changes that would change the daily northern pike limit, close sections of rivers in St. Lawrence Cou...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:18 am
 POTSDAM -- The Health Initiative has a new coordinator for their Diabetes Prevention Program. Julie Cooke, who has worked at the Health Initiative for five years, was promoted to the position and wil...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:51 am
Clarkson University Professor Ruth Baltus was recently invited to serve as a mentor at the upcoming Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on Membranes: Materials & Processes at Colby Sawyer College. The G...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:47 am
POTSDAM -- Amy J. Kellogg was recently honored with the 2016 Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the Alumni A...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:17 am
0004 Potsdam Rescue and Patrols responded to a call on Munson Street. 0130 Patrols responded to a report of a suspicious subject on Chestnut Street. 0149 Patrols assisted other Law Enforcement agency....
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:00 am
By TOM LUCKIE III OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education approved the appointment of four new teachers along with other employees while also accepting several resignation...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:00 am
As college students return to campuses, including the four in Potsdam and Canton, a coordinated effort has been established by several state agencies and institutions to prevent underage drinking. The...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 5:59 am
From left, Scott O'Marah, Carolyn (Lightfoot) Barkley, Jan Lightfoot, Martha Lightfoot, Barbara Lightfoot, museum Treasurer Patti Reagan, Jim O'Marah, Allison Harrington, Sheila O'Marah, Colleen Bark...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:36 pm
Dante Viskovich poses with his father, Mike Viskovich, in a 2013 photo. MASSENA -- Dante Viskovich will participate in the New York State High School All Star Basketball Game events at the New York S...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:35 pm
OGDENSBURG -- Residents and businesses of Ogdensburg and its surrounding communities are invited to join the discussion as the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce hosts the next Solarize Ogdensburg...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:32 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- A group that wishes to permanently close the first block of Market Street to motor traffic and make it into a year-round pedestrian mall made a presentation to the village...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:14 pm
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Finely as the Conservative Party-endorsed candidate for the 116th Assembly District seat. The Conservative Party's endorsement has gone to bus...
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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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