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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
BY MATT LINDSEYNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — Potsdam Central School’s Board of Education met Tuesday, where Superintendent Joann Chambers shared a budget presentation outlining the 2020-21 budget....
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
AKWESASNE -- The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) are keeping Akwesasne under a state of emergency and all emergency measures taken continue to be in effect, a...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
CANTON — Canton Central School mailed absentee ballots on Wednesday, May 27. “If a resident of the district does not receive a ballot by Monday, June 1, contact  Autumn Brown at 315-386-8561 ext. 4420...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:06 am
Two North Country politicians blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his last-minute decision to not allow the regional economy to re-open despite the area meeting the metrics for phase 2 of the plan. “I have...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:05 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) urged hikers to be cautious and postpone hikes on trails above 2,500 feet until high elevation trails have dried and hardened. North-f...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:47 pm
NORTH BANGOR -- The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted the results of a project collecting and analyzing data from the first two years of operation of the St. Lawrence Valle...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:45 pm
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) received notification today from the Tribe’s Health Services of a fourth positive case of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in Akwesasne. He...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:44 pm
Unemployment rates skyrocketed into the double digits statewide, including hitting 14% in St. Lawrence County, according to the Department of Labor. DOL reports the rate increased from 5.4% in April 2...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:09 pm
Ella Dudek of Potsdam graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences during commencement ceremonies on May 17, 2020. The university conferred degrees this year on some 3,183 graduates,...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Jacob Schofell of Rensselaer Falls earned a degree in Political Science and Arabic and Middle East Studies from McDaniel College. McDaniel College celebrated 555 bachelor's and master's degree recipie...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:52 pm
MADRID -- Madrid-Waddington Central School District has named its Class of 2020 leaders. The following students have achieved the designation of Cum Laude or “with distinction.” These students have e...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:45 pm
From left, Kira Molnar, Eli Schechter, Rose Fetcie, A.J. Walter and Alex Calk. Photos submitted by Little River School. CANTON -- Little River Community School announced the graduation of Eli Schechte...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:38 pm
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam recognized the achievements of nearly 900 graduates in the College's 200th Commencement on Saturday, May 23. The virtual ceremony and accompanying watch party was filled with c...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:36 pm
CANTON -- Adam J. Lashomb of Norfolk won an award during SUNY Canton's Scholarly Activites Celebration held during the spring 2020 semester. Lashomb is a Senior in the Mechanical Engineering Technolog...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:34 pm
From left are Kenneth Cooper Stuntz, Emily Schreurs and Mullen Gordon. Photo submitted by Hugh C. Williams Senior High School. CANTON -- The top two students and the outstanding vocational student at...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:25 pm
CANTON -- Hugh C. Williams Senior High School in Canton has named this year's academic top ten. Those on the list include: Cherina Cheng is the daughter of Yuchin Cheng and Duan Hua Liu. She has been...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:01 pm
POTSDAM -- Several professors at Clarkson University have recently been promoted or received special honors. Daniel Andreescu has been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of chemi...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Taylar Banks with her brother Michael Bell Jr. Photo submitted. MASSENA -- Taylar Banks, a 2016 Massena Central graduate, is now a 2020 college graduate. Banks just received her bachelor's degree in c...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg City Council will hold a special meeting Friday at 4 p.m. to discuss a compromise that would allow the city to continue providing sec...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Carlena WrightPOTSDAM -- The Nihanawate Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution are honored to announce Carlena Wright, Massena is the recipient of the annual DAR scholarship. Wright was one of m...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:01 pm
New York State Police say they arrested 11 people for driving while intoxicated over Memorial Day weekend in the North Country. They say the tally was taken between May 22 and ended at 3 a.m. May 26....
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:59 pm
Five fire departments and state Forest Rangers were recently involved in fighting a forest fire in Harrisville. DEC says on May 24, their Ray Brook Dispatch received a call from St. Lawrence County 91...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:56 pm
POTSDAM -- Due to the current restrictions on event gatherings, the Potsdam Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors has decided to cancel their annual Summer Festival. The festival, which is typically...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:33 am
Nazareth College students from St. Lawrence County have been named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List. The students are: Madison Brown, Abigail Elman, and Olivia Todd, all of Massena; Nathan and Ryan McNa...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:28 am
Randi Mere of Massena, NY, was one of 25 students inducted into SUNY Oneonta's Edward K. Griesmer chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), a branch of the National Association of Colleges a...
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