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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:12 am
By JIMMY LAWTON CANTON -- St. Lawrence County legislators have tabled a proposal that would have scrapped a plan to offer no-cost recycling at county transfer stations. The proposal brought forward by...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:12 am
COLTON — A Colton man was charged with having a loaded firearm in a vehicle following a traffic stop on State Highway 56 on Wednesday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies. Eric R. Burn...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:12 am
Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, says he is “pleased” the governor is embracing term limits on elected officials in New York State. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, recently announced his support for term...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:33 am
0124 Patrols assist with an animal complaint. 0155 Traffic stop completed on Maple Street – verbal warning issued. 0159 Patrols assist CPH with a complaint. 0734 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call. 0...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:36 pm
CANTON -- Tim Welpe from the Potsdam Elks Club recently presented the third graders in Tom Alzo’s multiage class at St. Mary’s School with dictionaries. Above are Tate Cruikshank, Alex Stone, Gavin S...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:34 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University officials are highlighting the fact the institution is the largest property taxpayer in the village and one of the largest taxpayers in the town and school district,...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:33 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH Jeffords Steel and LC Drives in Potsdam and Hemo Medica in Massena are among the six St. Lawrence County funding applicants who will be listening closely Thursday as Gov. Andrew Cuom...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:32 pm
OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department will host their Skate with Santa for ages 12 and under on Dec. 10 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Cost is $3 and skate rentals are free. Afterward, Ro...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 2:35 pm
POTDSAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital recently received over 25 stuffed animals from two local brothers from Norwood. Lochlan Sweeney, pictured above on left, and Earl Sweeney, on the right, decided to...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 2:33 pm
MASSENA -- Three village residents who were accused of a weekend burglary are facing new charges for a separate break-in. On Tuesday afternoon, village police charged Lyn G. Bormann IV, Andrew D. Diet...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 2:30 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- Jeffords Steel and Engineering Co. is planning to double manufacturing space at its outer Maple Street plant and hire 10 more people, with the help of $300,000 in state ai...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:44 pm
Dec. 2 Christopher E. McCollum 25 Canton, was issued a ticket for Driving while using cell phone. Ticket is returnable in court on 12/14/16. Deborah S. Smith 19 Hermon, was issued a ticket for Fol...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:35 am
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg’s solar array is set to be fully energized by Jan. 31, according to a recent update from City Manager Sarah Purdy. The project has faced numerous delays, but h...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:35 am
A weak weather weather system is bringing light snowfall to parts of the North Country and will continue with accumulations expected to be light but creating slippery driving conditions, the National...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:35 am
Partners from the three institutions recently gathered for a photo after receiving the 2016 James C. Hall Jr. Award for Outstanding Business/Organization Collaboration. From left North Country Childr...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:51 am
MASSENA — A Massena man was charged with criminal sale of marijuana Tuesday afternoon, according to state police. James R. Whalen, 25, was charged with fifth-degree criminal sale of marijuana at 3:45...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:51 am
GOUVERNEUR — A Russell man was charged with driving while intoxicated on U.S. Highway 11 Tuesday evening, according to state police. Truman L. Clary, 56, was charged with first-offense DWI at 5:06 p.m...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:50 am
OSWEGATCHIE — An Ogdensburg man was involved in a property-damage accident on State Highway 812 on Tuesday, according to state police. Andrew J. Todd, 32, was the driver. The incident took place near...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:20 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA — A proposal at Tuesday’s village board meeting to clear about 6 acres of land to make room for Christmas tree disposal was put on hold after the objections of a trustee. Hassa...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:17 am
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is asking the public to review and comment on options for several changes to wildlife regulations in 2017 including prohibiting feeding whiteta...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:16 am
Photo by David Zufall MADRID -- Photographer David Zufall of Lisbon, who frequently contributes his work to North Country Now, is selling 2017 calendars. Each month has a different St. Lawrence Count...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:39 am
Pictured from left Kathy Verville, OFA guidance counselor; Pamela Luckie, principal grades seven and eight; Sean McNamara, president of the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce; Samuel McCormick an...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:38 am
CANTON -- Alan Draper, a senior professor of government at St. Lawrence University with more than 36 years of teaching experience, was recently selected as the Michael W. Ranger and Virginia R. Ranger...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:25 am
Potsdam, NY – With 10 more 3-pointers, the Clarkson University Men's Basketball team continued to its hot shooting from long range as the Golden Knights overcame an early deficit to claim a 74-59 vict...
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:22 am
Fletcher responded at the other end with a layup with 1:14 remaining. After a Pioneer miss from long distance with 43 seconds remaining Victor Bakre (Bronx, NY) was fouled with 26 seconds to play as h...
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