Construction of new Stewart's underway on Market

The former North Country Oil Change building is now a deep ditch, making way the a new Stewart’s Shop at the corner of Market and Grove Streets in Potsdam. Read more here. Photo Submitted by Bernadette Jenkins.


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St. Joseph’s Academy, Class of 1950 from Brasher Falls, recently celebrated their 72nd high school reunion in retirement in Florida. From the left are classmates Harry Cummings, Betty LaClair and Jim Kelley. Photo Submitted by Jim Kelley. St. Joseph’s Academy, Class of 1950 from Brasher Falls, celebrated their 72nd high school reunion in retirement in Florida.  Harry Cummings, of Lady Lake, Betty... Read More >>
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is reminding St. Lawrence County residents to appreciate wildlife from a distance and resist the urge to pick up newborn fawns and other young wildlife. “When young wildlife venture into the world, they may have a brief inability to walk or fly on their own, making some people believe they might need help,” Commissioner Seggos said. “However,... Read More >>
Isolated to scattered showers are expected in St. Lawrence County this morning before becoming more widespread during the late morning and afternoon hours, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). There will be a high tems of 71 today with sunshine possible this afternoon following a wet morning, forecasters say. The overnight low will be around 52. Dry air returns Saturday night and... Read More >>
BY PAUL MITCHELL North Country This Week CANTON – The North Country environs, complete with frigid winters and natural beauty, played somewhat of a role in a children’s book recently written by a Canton author. Canton resident Laura Lavoie’s first children’s book, Vampire Vacation, came out May 10 from Viking Children’s, an imprint of publisher Penguin Random House. A native of the Plattsburgh... Read More >>
As St. Lawrence County residents look toward Memorial Day weekend, many will be firing up their grills for the first time in months. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) recommends that all New Yorkers follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries. We also urge everyone to never hesitate to call for help when needed.   According to the National Fire... Read More >>