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Village of Canton is seeking proposals for Midtown Plaza project

The Village of Canton has set an April 30 deadline for developers interested in investing in the Midtown Plaza project in Canton. Director of Economic Development Leigh Rodriguez is seeking …

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Natural burial is now an option in St. Lawrence County and local cemeteries and funeral homes are gearing up as interest grows. Bayside Cemetery in Potsdam was approved last September by the New York State Division of Cemeteries to offer a natural burial option. Natural burial reduces one’s environmental footprint compared to conventional interment or cremation. Bayside is one of few cemeteries in the North Country that has set aside sections dedicated to natural burial. Would you consider a natural burial in St. Lawrence County?

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MASSENA --  The village of Massena is undertaking a State Environmental Quality Review that will help the village improve and expand the water system. The village will work as the lead …
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OGDENSBURG — The 20th annual Car-B-Que, Ogdensburg’s classic car show, and free, family fun day filled with entertainment, trophies, vendors, family activities, Kiwanis Touch-A-Truck …
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OGDENSBURG — A Waddington man was charged with rape stemming from a sexual assault investigation, according to city police. Zebulon Douglass, 21, was charged with first-degree rape and …
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Special kids program celebrates Ogdensburg city birthday

The Ogdensburg History Museum celebrated the city's birthday in a fun and educational way with a special children's program on Saturday. The event, which was free and open to the public, aimed …

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To the Editor: One year ago, on April 22, 2023, Clarkson President, Dr. Marc Christensen, signed on to the Second Nature Climate Leadership statement. This statement affirmed his belief …
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OGDENSBURG — The 2024 Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures Ted Narrrow Smallmouth Bass Tournament will be held June 22 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. from Howie’s Bar, 809 New York Ave. Boats will …
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POTSDAM — A 41-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a CSX train while apparently standing with a bicycle on the tracks over the Raquette River this morning. At approximately 8:48 a.m., the Potsdam Police Department
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CANTON — The Canton town and village boards would like the public to be aware and encourage attendance of the public comment hearing of the Rich Road Solar Energy Center, LLC c/o EDF Renewables …
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Potsdam police investigate fatal train-pedestrian accident

A 41-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a CSX train while apparently standing with a bicycle on the tracks over the Raquette River in Potsdam this morning. At approximately 8:48 a.m., the Potsdam Police Department. ...

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This article originally appeared as a "Spotlight" page in North Country This Week, sponsored by the Massena Public Library. National Library Week will be celebrated by the Massena Public Library …
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CANTON -- The Center for Workforce, Community & Industry Partnerships (WCIP) at SUNY Canton will host a free informational photovoltaic solar installation course this summer. Attendees will …
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NORWOOD — The Norwood American Legion, 10 Maple St., will host the 12th annual Dustin Berger 4-Wheeler Run on Saturday, May 18.  Registration is from 8:30-10 a.m.  Ride …
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MASSENA -- Despite a bare bones budget, Department of Public Works Superintendent Marty Miller is pressing forward with an extensive repair schedule this summer. During a recent budget session, …
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Lisa Vroman performs at SUNY Potsdam inauguration ceremony

Lisa Vroman '79 performs ‘Ordinary Miracles’ during an inauguration ceremony for SUNY Potsdam President Suzanne Smith, held in Hosmer Hall on Friday, April 19. The ceremony also included …

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Scattered showers and breezy conditions will continue across the St. Lawrence Valley today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). High temps today will reach near 50 with winds 10-16 …
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CANTON — St. Lawrence University President Kate Morris is joining 60 other college presidents of diverse higher education institutions from across the nation to advance higher education's …
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POTSDAM -- It was a day of celebration at SUNY Potsdam as SUNY officials inaugurated Dr. Suazanne Smith, the 18th president in the 208-year-history of the university. On hand for the event was …
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UH Rehabilitation makes donations to area non-profits

Using proceeds from a recent rummage, craft and bake sale, resident council at United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Canton were able to make two $500 donations to area non-profits. …

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OGDENSBURG — A number of Ivy Ridge survivors plan to reunite in the Ogdensburg area for a peaceful protest at city hall April 27. That’s according to a press release issued by the …
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Here are the top stories for Friday, April 19 as determined by our editorial staff and highest number of page views. United Helpers CEO says organizations must adapt to state's failure to …
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SARANAC LAKE — Ogdensburg native Valerie Patterson won the People's Choice award at the annual juried show at the Adirondack Artists Guild for her watercolor painting, "That Persistent Memory." …
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To the Editor: National Volunteer Appreciation week is from April 21 - 27 this year and I wanted to make a statement about all the volunteers who have supported GardenShare. Volunteers are key to …
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CANTON — St. Catherine of Siena Academy's annual silent auction fundraiser will go live on April 22 at midnight. Thanks to dozens of local donors, there are over $10,000 of items on which …
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CANTON — There is no date yet for demolition of the old McDonald’s building on Main Street, but village officials think the project will happen soon. “Water and sewer have been …
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OGDENSBURG -- Organizers are hoping to draw 1,000 people to the city April 27 for the annual Indoor Yard Sale at the Lockwood Civic Center. The event is sponsored by the Ogdensburg Seaway …
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CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency is partnering with the St. Lawrence Business Connections Committee to present: Connections to Resources that Benefit Business. …
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To the Editor: April 22 is designated as National Girl Scout Leader’s Day. Girl Scout volunteer leaders have been positively impacting girl’s lives since the beginning of Girl …
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COLTON — The Friends of Higley Flow State Park will host volunteers at the park as part of more than 100 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide on Saturday, May 4, …
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OGDENSBURG -- United Helpers CEO Todd Amo says the organization has had to make some tough decisions in recent years , but unless New York State makes drastic investments in the industry, the company …
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After a lull in precipitation, scattered showers will return for today and Saturday, accompanied by some breezy winds in St. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). …
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EDWARDS — The Edwards Arts Council presents their 2024 Summer Concert schedule with a variety of performances over eight shows, beginning April 27 with Uprooted from Canton and ending August 24 …
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CANTON -- County legislators have proclaimed May as Older Americans Month, with the theme of "Powered By Connection" for 2024. "St. Lawrence County includes a rapidly growing number of older …
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State officials announced the approval of New York’s partial-scope application for the United States Department of Energy’s Home Electrification and Appliance Rebates Program formula …
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ELMIRA -- Elmira College released its Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the Winter 2024 Term. The Dean's List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least …
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Christopher Sikkens, from Potsdam, and assigned to the Company B, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, received a promotion to the rank of staff sergeant in the New York Army National Guard on …
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OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg Police Sgt. Ryan Polniak received the prestigious "Hero of the Year" award from the Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) for his dedication to helping child victims. …
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Tyler Scott, of Russell, was recently inducted into the Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in recognition of high scholarly attainment at Elmira College. At the event, Kristen Aasheim '24 …
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