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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:43 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The village board has authored a Complete Streets policy that if implemented will give the DPW and private property owners uniform standards for building new roadways and si...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:40 am
Several St. Lawrence County law enforcement agencies are participating in a special crackdown on impaired driving through the end of the year, according to the St. Lawrence County STOP-DWI program. Th...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:38 am
POTSDAM — The Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive is underway and volunteers are needed to help ring the bell in Potsdam to help raise money for those in our community in need. To volunteer, sign up at ht...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:37 am
Photo submitted by Sherry Barkley. MADRID – Madrid-Waddington Central School student Joshua Barkley, pictured in back row sixth from left, recently performed as a member of the 2016 Conference All St...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:49 am
RUSSELL — A Russell man was charged with drug possession on County Route 24 Thursday night, according to state police. Skylar M. Cross, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and insuff...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:48 am
CANTON — A Natural Bridge teen was charged Thursday following a larceny complaint first reported to state police Dec. 4. The unnamed 17-year-old was charged with third-degree criminal tampering and fi...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:48 am
CLIFTON — A Potsdam man was involved in a property-damage accident on State Route 3 Thursday morning, according to state police. William V. Benzel, 48, was the driver. The incident was reported at 11:...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:02 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The village board on Tuesday approved a new contract with CSEA for their union employees, a deal which was lambasted by a trustee. The board voted to approve the deal 3-0-1,...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:58 am
From left, Becky Oney, Preston Carlisle and Melissa Durham. OGDENSBURG -- PJs 4 Xmas recently received $100 toward their recent pajama drive. The money came from Carlisle Law Firm. The drive was at W...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:56 am
Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, says she plans to attend an agriculture summit on Friday in Lansdowne, Ont., to get an understanding of agriculture issues and agricultural tourism opportuni...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:01 am
Shayna Davner scored 10 of her team-leading 16 points in the second half as the St. Lawrence University women's basketball team used a late third quarter run and steady play in the final period to fin...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:37 am
Anne Gilbert was recently named employee of the month for December at Clarkson University. Gilbert, a physical therapy administrative assistant, was honored for her “commitment to service excellence i...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:36 am
Clarkson University Department of Education Chair Catherine Snyder recently served on a panel at IBM’s World of Watson Conference in Las Vegas. Brian Dempsey, offering manager for IBM’s Watson Educati...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:35 am
Ally Bush is pictured with, from left, Larry B. Jenne, BOCES principal; Laura Pearson, executive director of the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce; Sean McNamara, president of the Greater Ogdens...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:16 am
POTSDAM -- A Norfolk man was charged with speed in zone on Sandstone Drive on Thursday night, according to state police. Elijah N. Rousset, 19, was cited after police observed him driving 52 mph in a...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:14 am
0250 Traffic stop completed on Maple Street – verbal warning issued. 0824 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call. 0907 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call. 1109 Dispatcher completed records check. 1148 D...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:56 am
Atlantic Testing Laboratories has begun taking pavement and soil borings of eight roads in Akwesasne for their future redesign. AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Planning and Infrastructure...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:56 am
CANTON — An Ogdensburg man was charged with promoting prison contraband while he was an inmate at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies. Mi...
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:56 am
WEST STOCKHOLM -- The West Stockholm United Methodist Church is accepting donations for their memory tree. To make a donation in memory of a loved one, send a check to West Stockholm Church, P.O. Box...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:34 pm
NORWOOD -- Save The Fountain continues fundraising in their effort to restore the fountain and create the park on the grounds that surround the fountain. Save The Fountain’s holiday fundraiser is a c...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:33 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON CANTON -- St. Lawrence County legislators approved a New York Power Authority proposal Monday that would end power subsidies for farms and businesses in the tri-county area. The plan b...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:32 pm
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Thursday, Dec. 8, determined by page views and our editorial staff: • Colton man charged with possession of loaded firearm in motor vehicle, trooper...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:31 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- A SUNY Potsdam freshman from Heuvelton is drawing attention with his video of a stupendous basketball trick – with his back to the far court basket, a full-court backwards...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:30 pm
The Regional Economic Development Council is giving $6,009,961 to 16 St. Lawrence County projects. That’s out of a $61.4 million total for 77 projects in the North Country region, which includes the c...
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:36 pm
Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Outreach Board of Directors members, from left, Mickey McKenna, Kelly Lustyik, Judy Chagnon, Pat Martin, Laurell Brault, Marcia Murray and Barb Lustyik. POTSDAM -- The No...
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