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Amvets Post 282 donates to Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventure Camp Serenity

Robert J Freego Amvets Post 282 had a raffle and the  proceeds when to Wounded Warriors Outdoor Adventure Camp Serenity. A check of $2250 dollars was presented to the President Bob Giordana. In …

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POTSDAM — SUNY Potsdam Hall of Fame coach and administrator Charles "Chip" Hunter passed away at his home in Raleigh, N.C. on June 22. He was 93 years old. Hunter joined the college's …
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HANNAWA FALLS -- Postwood Park will host its first ever youth & adult triathlons on Saturday, July 13.  The youth event will kick off at 8 a.m., with the adult event starting at 9 …
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POTSDAM — A Potsdam resident will be part of the 2024 Special Olympics North American Softball Championship in Pennsylvania  Sept. 5-8. Curt Walters, Class of 2014 at Potsdam Central …
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AKWESASNE – After back to back rainouts at the Mohawk International Raceway, the weather finally decided to cooperate and allow a great night of racing.  On hand for this Independence …
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If the meows and barks seem a bit louder at the local animal shelter, there is a good reason. Too many homeless pets. The Potsdam Humane Society is full, nearly unable to accept any pets that may come through their doors. On top of that, the number of volunteers needed to take care of the animals is shrinking, according to Eudora Watson, Potsdam Humane Society Animal Enrichment and Adoption Volunteer Coordinator. Do you have a pet in your home?

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CANTON – Concealed carried firearms will be allowed in a number of previously prohibited spaces, at least temporarily,  following a Supreme Court decision. The U.S. Supreme Court has …
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MASSENA — Get ready to go "Gon' Country" at this year's Rockin' The River music festival on Saturday, August 3, starting at 3 p.m. at the Massena Town Beach. This free, annual summer …
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At the April annual meeting of the Orchestra of Northern New York, officers for the 2024-2026 term were elected, the organization reports in its newsletter. Accepting leadership positions are: …
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RICHVILLE -- The Lighthouse Community Church, 209 Main St., is offering vacation bible school from July 15-19 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 4-12 years. Classes are 4-7 and 8-12 years old. The …
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Stepping up in Russell

New steps are now finished on the Russell town hall. Photo submitted by Greg Locke.

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POTSDAM – Potsdam Music Friends, the booster club for the Potsdam Central School District, recently awarded several music scholarships. These scholarships aim to recognize and support the …
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POTSDAM — The three-day Potsdam Summer Festival concludes Saturday with a wide variety of musical performances, a craft and vendor show, car show, laser tag, fireworks and more. For a complete …
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STOCKHOLM — A mining operation that began as a 2.3 acre rock quarry is still hoping to expand operations by modifying a special use permit, despite plans changing after consulting with …
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Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms are expected today in St. Lawrence County, but no additional flooding is anticipated at this time, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Hot …
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DEKALB JUNCTION -- Don Woodcock, Annie Davey, and Jeremy Rusu, a three-piece combo called A Reel Tradition, will perform for free at the Meetinghouse Museum, 696 E. Dekalb Road at 7 p.m. on July 27. …
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MORRISTOWN -- Free gentle yoga will be offered at Morristown Public Library on July 15, 22 and 29 at 6 p.m. with Ellie Beeler from the Canton Yoga Loft. Bring a mat (and blocks if you use them). …
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Quilt show at Trinity Church

Sue Klein, of Pierrepont, admires the 77 quilts on display at the Trinity Church, during the Potsdam Summer Festival on Friday. The quilt show continues Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 …

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To the Editor: In his letter to the editor, Michael Greer posits that we should boycott the election because both choices are bad.  Michael needs to leave his apathy and realize what …
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HANAWWA FALLS — A sprint triathlon, all day Wellness Fair and Family Fun Day issuing held Saturday, July 13, at Postwood Park, Hannawa Falls. The youth triathlon for kids under 10 starts at 8 …
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POTSDAM — A planned project to reroute a utility crossing from the bed of the Raquette River over the water as part of a pedestrian bridge is expected to move closer to an anticipated start …
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MADRID – The fourth annual Civil War weekend at Fort Tribute will be held Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and continues through Sunday, July 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. held at Fort Tribute on the …
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DEKALB — A 73-year-old DeKalb driver told St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies he could not see the Amish buggy he struck with his vehicle Thursday, July 11. Several people were …
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High water closes Taylor Park in Canton

Taylor Park in Canton is closed until further notice due to high water, flooding and large floating debris, reported canton Recreational Director Meghan Richardson Friday morning. The swollen Grasse …

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OGDENSBURG -- A Selfie Scavenger Hunt will be held to celebrate Le Siege Weekend at Lighthouse Point on July 20-21 with the Ogdensburg History Museum and the Fort la Presentation Association. …
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MASSENA -- Renovations of the former JJ Newberry building in downtown Massena have been given nearly $150,000 in tax breaks from the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency. The …
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OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man faces felonies following a traffic stop on New York Avenue, according to city police. Randy J. Ford, 44, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession …
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To the Editor: With the recent drama surrounding the Massena Public Library, more ears have been tuning into the decisions being made regarding this important public building. Recent votes on …
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COLTON -- The Higley Association will hold its annual fireworks event on Saturday, July 20 at the Colton Firemen’s Field, Gulf and Hanson Roads.   Gates will open at 7:30 …
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MASSENA -- The town of Massena's grant writer is hoping one senator's push for appropriated funding will land the town enough funds for a new highway department garage. According to Linda …
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GOUVERNEUR -- Two Gouverneur residents were charged following a traffic stop Thursday evening on U.S. Highway 11, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Deputies said they stopped …
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Bourbon bar to open in Canton

Ariane A.C. Palmer, a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York State, and William S. Palmer, owner/operator of Cellar 25b, have announced their ownership of 29 Main Street in Canton, formerly …

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To the Editor: I was honored to be a part of the Vietnam Veteran Honor flight on June 21 – 23, 2024. Me, along with lifetime friends, Leo Grant, Rodger Murray, John Collins and our wives …
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MASSENA — Grace United Methodist Church, 45 NY-37C, will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Saturday, July 13 with a program of remembrance at 3 p.m.  All are welcome.
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POTSDAM — The Potsdam Community Band will perform at two upcoming concerts, directed by James Madeja. Performances are 5 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Ives Park for Potsdam SummerFest (rain …
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Gun dealers throughout the state will likely have to post another sign in their shops after state legislators approved legislation earlier this year that requires additional safety notices. In …
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COLTON — The Town of Colton will host its annual community celebration, the Hazy Lazy Days of Colton, on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday July 28. Pancakes, parades, flea market, food, drink, …
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Here are the top stories for today as determined by our editorial staff and highest number of page views. National Weather Service issues tornado watch for St. Lawrence County New …
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OGDENSBURG – Whether you’re a fan of the Bills, Giants, Jets, Patriots, Steelers or Eagles, United Helpers is in the midst of a fundraiser aiming to put you right in the middle of the …
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POTSDAM -- The village continues to make improvements and enhancements to its pickleball court complex at Sandstoner Park. The village board of trustees approved an expenditure for additional …
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DEKALB — A Watertown woman was charged with a felony following a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 11 July 9, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies. Brittany L. Fuller, 34, …
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Erica Bates of Canton received a $1,000 scholarship while Emma Hubbard of Potsdam received a $500 scholarship from Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union in June. Bates, who graduated from …
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POTSDAM – Thanks to the generosity of many local business sponsors, 14 students at the BOCES Seaway Career & Technical Education Center have received $200 Potsdam Rotary business …
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POTSDAM – Students from Clarkson University were awarded bachelor's, masters and doctoral degrees this spring on May 11, 2024. Canton: Antonio Vecchio, Drake Shorette, Jennifer Haycook, …
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