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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:46 pm
Potsdam's Monro Muffler has closed. A poster on the former Potsdam location directs customers to other shops in the area. NCNow photo by John Basham. POTSDAM -- Two Potsdam businesses have closed. Mo...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:44 pm
SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton will both postpone 2020 commencement ceremonies. Canton’s was slated for May 9 in the Roos House. Potsdam’s had been scheduled for Saturday, May 23, in the Academic Quad....
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:43 pm
BRASHER FALLS -- A missing persons complaint ended with a man charged with possessing a tractor allegedly stolen from downstate. Benjamin F. Marsh, 38, of County Route 50, Brasher Falls is charged wit...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:41 pm
Walmart manager Jeff Bonno and Nyah Plunkett load food into a customer’s car at the store’s pickup site. BY CHERYL SHUMWAYNorth Country This Week Grocery stores have been providing an essential need,...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Friday, March 27, determined by number of page views and NCNow editorial staff: 5.) St. Lawrence Health System readies for COVID-19 cases, mental he...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:39 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence County Public Health Department confirmed two new positive test results for COVID-19 within St. Lawrence County today, March 27. This brings the county total to six cases. St. L...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:32 pm
The chair of the state Public Service Commission has approved an order that allows National Grid to delay implementing a rate increase for electric and gas service customers, including those in St. La...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:31 pm
St. Lawrence County businesses can apply for North Country Alliance’s COVID-19 Emergency Business Relief Program. And the U.S. Small Business Association is offering low-interest federal disaster loan...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:28 pm
HOPKINTON — The Hopkinton Food Pantry has closed. “We cannot use the town hall to distribute during this crisis and we do not have a secure location to safely do so,” said c0-director Georgia Macy. If...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:25 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week Small businesses, non-profits, self-employed workers and sole proprietors should look to the financial institutions to apply for COVID-19 relief grants and loans...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:24 am
POTSDAM — Clarkson University was notified on Thursday, March 26, one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19. Based on current information, it is the only confirmed case involving a member...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:01 am
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Manager Sarah Purdy says she can not confirm rumors that a city a councilor has COVID-19, but says the councilor in question has not been in any city facilities for the p...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:24 am
ROSSIE — Two Hammond residents were charged Thursday following a burglary complaint made to state police July 29, 2019. Chantelle R. Pittsley, 29, and Sean M. Reid-Frost, 33, were charged with sixth-d...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:36 am
The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) announced that more than 80,500 claims were filed last week, the first week in which claims were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an increase ove...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:36 am
Dry weather returns to the North Country today and persists right through Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Mostly cloudy skies this morning will turn to mostly sunn...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:35 am
OGDENSBURG — The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department will soon begin hiring seasonal workers for the spring and summer months. The department will be looking to hire recreation leaders and life...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:35 am
CANTON -- There will be a digital streaming Canton-Area Academic Possibilities Expo hosted by St. Mary’s on Saturday, April 4, from 10-10:40 a.m. The expo will be held digitally on Zoom at https://us0...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:17 am
• Report at 2:06 p.m. that a small dog had chased her on Linden Street. Police spoke to juvenile in charge of the animal and the owner was advised of the complaint.
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
A North Country assemblyman is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue an executive order extending the deadline for people who pay their property taxes in installments. Assemblyman Mark Walczyk, R-Wate...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today issued guidance on how to prevent negative encounters with black bears and conflicts with coyotes as warmer spring temperatures...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
Many St. Lawrence County organizations will receive shares of $48,250 coming to St. Lawrence County through the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program. “In these uncertain times, Stewart’s Shops is deliverin...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:35 pm
The presidents of the four local colleges, Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton, have released a statement saying that any students allowed back on local campuses...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:33 pm
POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health System is taking additional measures to ensure preparations are in place to meet the demands a COVID-19 pandemic may require, said a press release from SLHS. Meanwhile,...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators will be holding all legislative committee and board meetings via video conference until further notice. The meetings will be livestreamed on YouT...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:28 pm
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG -- Even though the 44th annual Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Expo, originally slated for this weekend, had to be cancelled due to the current health...
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