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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:18 am
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week St. Lawrence County legislators passed a resolution Monday opposing government-issued COVID-19 mandates in a 12-3 vote Sept. 20 at the Services Committee meeting...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:04 am
Hamza Hmyene and Oliver Malit, students from Potsdam, are members of the Class of 2025 at Buffalo State. The new Bengals started class on Aug. 30. Buffalo State offers more than 160 undergraduate prog...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:03 am
POTSDAM — The election for the Potsdam Public Library trustees will be held on Sept. 29 from 12-8 p.m. in the library basement. Five candidates are up for consideration for six seats. Running are Mary...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:03 am
POTSDAM — Trying to figure out how to apply for medical insurance may feel like a daunting task to some patients or their families. A team of Certified Patient Financial Advocates are available to wal...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:03 am
POTSDAM — New proposed water and sewer rates for the Unionville water and sewer districts have been approved by the Potsdam town board. The new rates now go up for public review at hearings set for Oc...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:11 am
JEFF CHUDZINSKINorth Country This Week MASSENA — Social distancing has the potential to keep COVID cases down but measures taken at Massena Central School have also caused delays for parents dropping...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:11 am
The unemployment rate in St. Lawrence currently stands at 6.0 percent, 1.4 percent lower than the New York state rate. According to a state Department of Labor report issued this week, the county’s un...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:11 am
CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) is accepting photos of historic county structures beginning through Nov. 5 for an amateur photo contest. Rules include: Amateur photogra...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:38 pm
St. Lawrence County Public Health reports 58 new cases as of Tuesday, Sept. 21. COVID by the numbers in St. Lawrence County: Total number of confirmed positives to-date: 10,119 Active cases: 539 Relea...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:37 pm
AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s (SRMT) Environment Division is monitoring a fire reported Tuesday morning at ALCOA East (formerly known as Reynolds Metal Company). The fire briefly release...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:37 pm
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — Longtime Town Justice Sam Charleson has decided to step down from the post. The town board accepted his resignation letter at their meeting on Sept. 1...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:17 pm
MASSENA — State police are reminding residents of Massena to lock their vehicles. An extensive number of vehicle break-ins and thefts has occurred, with many happening in recent weeks, police said. Th...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:38 pm
POTSDAM -- Swimmer, diver Alexander Taylor will be inducted into the SUNY Potsdam Hall of Fame. Taylor was a dominant swimmer for the Bears from 2009-13. He set Potsdam and SUNYAC records and claimed...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:23 pm
BY MATT LINDSEYNorth Country This Week CANTON — Canton Central School Superintendent Ronald Burke says the district will not require staff members to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. This would only...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:21 pm
POTSDAM — The Potsdam Town Board is getting ready to sort out its budget for the coming fiscal year. At its meeting Sept. 14 the board passed a local law overriding the state mandated tax cap in case...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:20 pm
ST. REGIS FALLS – St. Regis Falls Central School District officials are taking steps to address issues identified by a recent state audit. The Office of the New York State Comptroller recently complet...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:27 am
POTSDAM — A Madrid man has died following a motor vehicle accident on Monday, Sept. 20. According to state police, James R. Murray, 78, was traveling east on County Rt. 34 in his 2007 Nissan Frontier,...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:29 am
POTSDAM — A Gouverneur man was charged with speeding, police say. Dylan Patrick Gibson, 23, was charged with driving 47 mph in a 30 mph zone on Maple St. on Sept. 20, police say. She was issued a traf...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:28 am
0345 Property Check on Park Street 0353 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0711 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0727 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call 0807 Disabled vehicle at Sandstone and Mar...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:28 am
POTSDAM — A Potsdam woman was charged with failure to yield right of way at a green light, police say. Ina M. Brockriede, 97, was charged following an incident that occurred at the corner of Pierrepon...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:57 am
OSWEGATCHIE — An Ogdensburg man is facing multiple charges following an attempt to flee officers, state police says. Jason J. Simmons, 38, was charged with third degree fleeing an officer in a motor v...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:57 am
LISBON — An Ogdensburg man was charged with drug possession, state police say. Mark R. Blackmer, 49, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Sept. 20, police s...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:56 am
MASSENA — Two Hogansburg women are facing charges following a traffic stop on Sept. 20, state police say. Brittany L. Delormier, 30, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:55 am
POTSDAM — A Norwood man was involved in a property damage accident on Sept. 20, state police say. Adam P. Stone, 29, was involved in an incident on County Rd. 59, near the South Canton Rd., police say...
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:17 am
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — The village board has approved changing the zoning classifications of several properties owned by Canton-Potsdam Hospital along Waverly, Grove and Cot...
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