Madrid man re-elected

Madrid farmer David Fisher was recently re-elected to his second two-year term as state Farm Bureau president. See story for details.
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POTSDAM – The North Country Children’s Museum, 10 Raymond St., plans on installing air conditioning and building a roof for its new accessibility ramp with help from a state grant. The museum will be reimbursed up to $50,000 through a New York Main Street grant obtained by the village’s Planning and Development Office. “The A/C will be in place for next summer,” said Sharon Vegh Williams, museum... Read More >>
From left, PHCS teacher Theresa Baxter, Sandra Huckle from the neighborhood center, and teachers Erin Casey, Elizabeth Hudson and Mary Taylor. Photo submitted by BOCES. PARISHVILLE -- The Parishville-Hopkinton Teachers Association recently sponsored a hat and mitten drive to benefit the local Colton-Pierrepont-Parishville Neighborhood Center as well as the Hopkinton Food Pantry. Teachers, staff... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- Anchorspace Potsdam, which a news release describes as “the first co-working space in the area,” will open to members and the public in January.Above is Nicole Ouellette, owner of Anchorspace Potsdam. The release says Anchorspace Potsdam was conceived when Nicole Ouellette tried to work in Potsdam this past February. “I just needed a desk with internet. You’d think that was simple. But... Read More >>
OSWEGATCHIE -- A Rensselaer Falls resident was charged with drug possession and driving while ability impaired by drugs on Union Street Thursday afternoon, according to state police. Jerome T. Dobbs, 30, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, felony; first-offense DWAI: Drugs special vehicle and... Read More >>
NORFOLK — A Potsdam man was charged with burglary on SH 11B Thursday morning, according to state police. Tyler A. Valdez, 21, was charged with second-degree burglary, felony, at 8:10 a.m., officers said. He was ordered held, police said.   Read More >>