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Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 6:43 am
• Report of a male chasing a female down the street near Park and Jay streets at 6:58 p.m. No issues, the male was only trying to catch up to female. • Police disposed of a needle found on Forsythe La...
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Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 6:10 am
By ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week CANTON -- The Town Council and Village Board of Trustees are considering sending resolutions or letters voicing support for recommendations by the Canton Comple...
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Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 6:10 am
Above, Tom Chappell, executive director of Helping Hands, at left, picking up food from Major Bob Bender at the Salvation Army in Massena. Photo submitted by Helping Hands. HANNAWA FALLS -- Major Bob...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:43 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the application deadline for its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to April 15. REAP provides financial assistance to agricultural producer...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:40 pm
The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging has started a free telephone reassurance program for older adults to help address isolation and depression concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In additi...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:37 pm
POTSDAM -- Potsdam Village Mayor Reinhold J. Tischler has announced that the village is offering the COVID-19 Working Capital Loan Program to business owners. The goal of the program is to provide vil...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 4:35 pm
Updated 5:42 p.m. April 8 to include updated hospitalization total from Public Health and comment from their director. St. Lawrence County is up to 78 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused b...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Wednesday, April 8, determined by number of page views and NCNow editorial staff: 5.) Massena Building and Code Enforcement Office revises certifica...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:10 pm
CANTON -- During the week of March 30, the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Food Services program worked with local schools to prepare and distribute 81,900 breakfasts and lunches to children across St. Lawre...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Several county officials, including the district attorney and county attorney, are warning that there could be civil or criminal penalties for people in St. Lawrence County disobeying the New York Sta...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:06 pm
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM -- There were no comments voiced at a public hearing on the Village of Potsdam budget held via the Zoom cloud conference platform Monday, April 7. The B...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:54 pm
A St. Lawrence County resident in his or her 70’s who tested positive for COVID-19 passed away this morning at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center due to complications associated with the virus, according...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:28 pm
HAMMOND -- Donald Santamoor of Hammond, a soldier serving with the New York Army National Guard, was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant first class. Army National Guard promotions are based on...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:40 am
POTSDAM — A Norwood man was charged with criminal mischief on Prospect Street April 6, according to state police. Zakaria J. LaBarge, 23, was charged with criminal mischief: Damage property at 2:50 p....
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:29 am
By ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week CANTON -- The Canton Town Council, at its regular meeting April 8 at 6 p.m., is expected to discuss the ongoing negotiation of an agreement between the town and...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:28 am
HOGANSBURG -- Over $800,000 will support public housing in Akwesasne, according to recent announcements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Of that, $608,682 is in Indian Housin...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:28 am
State Senator Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, said there were too many uncertainties and negatives for him to support the 2020-21 New York State Budget. The statement from Sen. Griffo is as follows: “This year...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:55 am
Report of a bonfire on Paterson Street at 11:35 p.m. Police advised subject of complaint and city burn policy. Subject put fire out. • Police disposed of a needle found on Jay Street at 4:11 p.m. • Sc...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:09 am
MASSENA — The Massena Building and Code Enforcement Office has issued revised certificates of occupancy to essential businesses, pursuant local code and is consistent with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ‘Pause’...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:09 am
The state police have launched a new recruiting effort to attract candidates to join the law enforcement agency. State police will hold a new trooper entrance examination Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at seve...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:09 am
Spring turkey season opens May 1, said the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). In addition, DEC's annual youth turkey hunting weekend will take place April 25-26. The youth turkey hu...
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:53 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is temporarily closing small boat reporting locations, including several in St. Lawrence County. CBP in a news release said routine small vessel travel for pleasure...
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:51 pm
POTSDAM -- The Village of Potsdam will close the Civic Center offices on April 9. They will reopen Monday, April 13 at 8 a.m. Payments may still be made online or in a locked drop box. Any requests fo...
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:10 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week CANTON -- On the heels of an announcement that St. Lawrence County has the fastest growth of COVID-19 cases in the entire state, the sheriff has issued an adviso...
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 3:59 pm
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department reports there are now 70 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the county, and eight people who have it are hospitalized. Another 17 have completed mandato...
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