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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:39 pm
OGDENSBURG -- The winners of Ogdensburg’s holiday lighting contest have been announced. The Ogdensburg Pride and Beautification Commission has named Putman at 701 Ford Ave. as winner in the traditiona...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:38 pm
St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes are expected this year to top 2016, according to the Chamber of Marine Commerce. Total cargo tonnage from March 20 through Nov. 30 reached 33.6 million metric tons, u...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:36 pm
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman says he will lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the rollback of net neutrality following the Federal Communication Commission’s vote to repeal the measure...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:35 pm
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation is offering several family courses in 2018. Registration opens on Monday, Dec. 18. The courses include: Bears Learn-To-Swim, smal...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:49 am
A proposal from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo would force St. Lawrence Country residents convicted of domestic violence crimes to surrender their firearms. Cuomo says that given the inextricable link between d...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:45 am
POTSDAM – Clarkson University has unveiled a new program that will allow its students to pay their tuition back through their salaries following graduation rather than by borrowing thousands of dollar...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:44 am
MASSENA -- A woman is jailed on drug charges after being caught with a felony quantity of crack cocaine during a traffic stop and spitting in an officer’s face, according to police. Alexandrea A. Wils...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:43 am
The display at Today’s Hair & Day Spa on Market Street. POTSDAM — Seven businesses participated in the Potsdam Chamber’s holiday display contest this season and Today’s Hair & Day Spa was the...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:09 am
GOUVERNEUR — A Gouverneur man was involved in a property-damage accident on SH 812 on Wednesday, according to state police. Duane T. Neaves, 44, was the driver involved. The incident took place near S...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:05 am
MASSENA -- Village police say they picked up Lisa J. Gonzalez, 53, of county Route 37C, Massena on a warrant at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Catherine E. Phelix, 54, of Alden Street, Massena with failure to yield at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday at Malby Street and Alden Avenue.
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:33 am
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – The Town Council appeared receptive to a community composting proposal at their meeting Tuesday night. Clarkson University senior environmental engineering and health scien...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:09 am
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce wishes to remind everyone that parking is free at metered spaces in downtown Potsdam until the end of the month. But snow removal restrictions in some lots w...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:08 am
CANTON – The Canton Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Holiday Give Away drawing. Jeremy Montgomery of Madrid and Karl Baxter of Potsdam both won $120 in Chamber gift certificates. T...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:09 am
POTSDAM -- Sarah Pawlowski, a sophomore civil engineering major at Clarkson University, was recently selected to participate in the Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) Future Leader Program. This compet...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:08 am
MADRID -- The 2017 International and American Whiz Quiz Champions are students from Madrid-Waddington Central School. The Madrid-Waddington Central School team Brennan Harmer, Jacob Jock, Audrey Higgi...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:53 am
POTSDAM -- Potsdam police cited two people for unsafe turns on Wednesday. Savannah M. Peters, 21, Lake Elsinore, Cal., was cited for the above charge at 12:48 p.m. following a two vehicle property-dam...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:51 am
0100 Alarm activation on Market Street 0339 Motor vehicle accident on Clarkson Campus 0859 Handicap Parking Permit at 38 Main Street 0929 Juvenile Complaint on Lawrence Avenue 1049 Records Check at 38...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:43 am
OGDENSBURG -- On Nov. 30, the Ogdensburg Police Department opened a card skimmer investigation at the Sunoco gas station, 301 Champlain St. A gas pump maintenance worker was checking the pumps at the...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:43 am
POTSDAM -- Lawrence Avenue Elementary School students used shopping carts lent from Price Chopper to learn about choosing healthy foods while shopping. “On behalf of the students at Lawrence Avenue E...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:43 am
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Council made several appointments Monday, including positions on the Zoning Board, Recreation Commission, Pride and Beautification Commission, Tree Commission, and Freder...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:38 pm
CANTON -- Two men were charged by village police on drug charges after a noise complaint on Nov. 11 at about 10:53 p.m. Odiri Igbayo, 22, of Brooklyn and Torrie Evans, 20, of the Bronx, were both char...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:37 pm
OGDENSBURG -- Two city residents are charged with felonies after allegedly being caught with meth-making materials. Timothy W. Hutchison, 53, and Shane M. Rand, 27, both of 722 Canton St. are each ch...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:35 pm
By ANDY GARNDER MASSENA -- The village mayor is applauding the state’s decision to award more than a half-million dollars to downtown Massena projects through the North Country Regional Economic Devel...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:04 pm
St. Lawrence County businesses and municipalities will receive at least $7,485,000 in direct funding for a variety projects in Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Massena, Lisbon and Gouverneur. Ogdensburg Ogdensbur...
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