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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm
The Fresh Air program is seeking host families from St. Lawrence County. Fresh Air brings low-income New York City children to small town communities for the summer. Host families open their homes to...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:04 pm
NORWOOD -- Author Timothy Simcox of Norwood has penned a novel and is seeking artists from around the world to bring his characters from the novel to life. Simcox, who writes under the penname T.R. Si...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:04 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence County and regional artisans and specialty food producers will have more chances this year than ever to sell their products to the public and, for the first time, retail buyers....
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:57 am
MORLEY -- The Morley Library Association is hosting its second Biking for Books 50K (31mi.) bicycle ride on Saturday, June 20. It will be mostly flat with rolling hills through rural countryside and i...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:55 am
St. Lawrence University's Divya Biswal has been named the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association outdoor Field Athlete of the Year for 2015. Biswal, who earned All America...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:37 am
 CANTON -- Award-winning author Chris Angus of Canton says he was inspired to write his newest novel, “The Gods of Laki: A Thriller” out of an interest in Iceland and its long history of volcanic...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:34 am
Legislation to protect New Yorkers’ privacy by keeping the state Department of Motor Vehicles from selling personal information to the highest bidder without their consent has been introduced in the s...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 8:28 am
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg City Council rejected Step By Step’s proposal to rezone the former Lincoln Elementary School from single family residential to planned development district in 5...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:35 am
Three St. Lawrence County residents were among the recent graduates at Herkimer County Community College’s 47th annual commencement. Local students were Kayla A. Martin of Massena, Business Administra...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:34 am
Three St. Lawrence County residents were recently promoted by the New York Army National Guard. Amjad Hussain of Potsdam serves with the 827th Engineer Company and was promoted to the rank of speciali...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:33 am
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Amvets, Robert J. Freego Post 282, recently honored a Sandy Creek man for his service. ROTC Dylan Davis was awarded the American Veterans of WWII Award April 23. The award was p...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:31 am
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University’s 2016 Frank P. Piskor Lectureship was recently awarded to Donna Alvah, associate professor and Margaret Vilas Chair of U.S. history. The lectureship includes resear...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:04 am
POTSDAM -- A St. Regis Falls woman was charged with driving with inadequate headlights on Leroy Street Thursday evening, according to Potsdam police. Lindsay J. Deshaw, 28, was issued an appearance ti...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:57 am
0335 Patrol removed a bat from a residence on Market Street. 0830 Performed a record check at the request of SLCSO on four pistol permit applicants. 0915 Performed a record check on an applicant with...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:59 am
State Sen. Joe Griffo, who represents Massena and Potsdam, says the recent appointment of Florida school superintendent Mary Ellen Elia to the state Board of Regents may have been rushed. “The fact th...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:59 am
OGDENSBURG -- Performers from Gouverneur, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Central and Heuvelton dominated the Ogdensburg Free Academy annual spring student talent show Thursday, May 28, at John F. Kennedy El...
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:58 am
Here are the top five NorthCountryNow stories for May 28, as determined by highest number of page views and our editorial staff. • Step By Step attorney accuses Ogdensburg of discriminatory policies,...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – Village officials are considering contracting with a company that could increase revenue electricity produced at  Potsdam’s first downtown hydropower facility. Meanwhi...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:58 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence County residents can dispose of hazardous waste for free on May 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Human Services Building, 80 State Rte. 310. Waste will not be accepted from schoo...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:41 pm
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg City Council will hold a special meeting tonight (May 28) at 8 p.m. to act on a resolution that would allow the city to receive 50 acres of land at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:48 pm
 By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – Following comments from the county planning office and a letter from Step By Step’s attorney, Mayor William Nelson said he would like to see the city postpone action...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:46 pm
As motorcycle crashes increase, new program aims to reduce accidents, injuries, deaths in St. Lawrence County As the number of motorcycle crashes in St. Lawrence County has edged up in recent years, t...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:44 pm
Over 1,000 yearbooks from 14 St. Lawrence County schools have been scanned and are now available or will soon be available for free online viewing. The process that has been ongoing for more than five...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:43 pm
POTSDAM -- World renowned horsemanship professional Tom Curtin will visit Howard Puntey’s Hidden Meadows in Rensselaer Falls May 29-31. Tom Curtin is a horse clinician, who travels the word sharing hi...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 12:09 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – An attorney for Step By Step has issued a letter to Mayor William Nelson stating that denial of its application to rezone the former Lincoln School would constitute a viol...
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