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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:56 pm
Cutting the ribbon for the expanded Massena Intake Boat Launch facility is, from left, Massena Town Council member Sue Bellor, Judge Eugene Nicandri, State Senator Patty Ritchie, Massena Town Supervi...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:53 pm
A Potsdam fire truck was one of several emergency services vehicles in Friday’s parade. NCTW photo. POTSDAM – A parade to welcome back a seven-year-old Potsdam girl suffering from cancer took place sh...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:50 pm
Photo submitted by Sara Lynch. POTSDAM — Local artist Sara Lynch recently completed a mural for Potsdam’s AAK Middle school seventh grade science classroom. Design suggestions were pulled from emails...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:45 pm
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — The town board has designated the St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) as the town of Potsdam’s local arts agency which will allow the agency t...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 3:22 pm
CANTON — An author and director of the SUNY Canton Living Writers Series has been recognized for sharing his love of the written word. Phil K. LaMarche, an associate professor who teaches English in t...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:54 pm
On Aug. 5 at 2 p.m., the Independent Redistricting Commission will host a virtual hearing to allow the public to make their voices heard in the redrawing of legislative and congressional districts to...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:39 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week MASSENA — The Village of Massena will receive a total of $1.04 million from the American Rescue Plan Act. That’s according to Mayor Tim Ahlfeld who shared the ne...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:29 pm
Sales tax revenue for local governments in the North Country rose 29 percent in the second quarter (April to June 2021) compared to the same period last year, according to State Comptroller Thomas P....
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:35 pm
Grace Hines, of Canton, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. for the Spring 2021 term. To earn a place on Sewanee's Dean's List, a student must earn a min...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:12 am
Andrew M. Petrie, 20, Ogdensburg, was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony, possession of a weapon, and petit larceny on July 22 following an investigation involving a missing firearm. He was...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:54 am
CANTON - Golfers, beginner to expert, are invited to participate in the second annual Baldwin Memorial Golf Tournament for Sandy’s Step to Edge Out ALS on July 31 at Partridge Run Golf Course. Registr...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:53 am
CANTON - The village agreed Wednesday night to begin investigating the creation of an ordinance banning “single use” plastics in the community. The measure was brought forth by a recommendation from t...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:53 am
State Senator Patty Ritchie of Heuvelton, who represents part of St. Lawrence County in the 48th District, recently weighed in on the United State’s extension of its border closure with Canada. “Today...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:53 am
POTSDAM - The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved the membership application of one new member, welcoming Summit Storage and Business Solutions. More information about this busines...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:47 am
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week MASSENA — The Massena town board plans to enact a moratorium on all cryptocurrency mining operations in the town. The board has scheduled a public hearing on a...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:47 am
OGDENSBURG -- An Ogdensburg man was charged Thursday with stealing a firearm from Walmart, 3000 Ford St. the day prior, according to city police. Officers said they received a report of a theft from t...
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Friday, July 23, 2021 - 5:47 am
Coach Lalonde and the Stanley Cup. Photo by Sheila Daoust. BRASHER -- St. Lawrence Central School alumni Derek Lalonde spent his "day with Stanley Cup" by bringing back to where grew up. The assistan...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:03 pm
MASSENA — Massena Village Deputy Mayor Matt LeBire sought approval for the fire department to begin looking into the replacement of an aging fire engine Tuesday. He said the department’s Engine 38 is...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:02 pm
St. Lawrence County Public Health is reporting that there have been 21 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 reported between Tuesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 22. The new cases bring the total number of...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week MASSENA — Village officials say interest in Massena’s fishing tournaments is growing following the recent success of the Major League Pro Tournament. The recentl...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:31 pm
MASSENA — Sarkis Balukjian of Massena reached the milestone of his 100th birthday on June 28. He was born in Massena to Karaken and Serpouhi Balukjian on June 28, 1921. Sarkis attended Massena schools...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:49 pm
Grasse River Heritage recently awarded Grace O'Neill of Canton to receive this year’s Grasse River Heritage Award. O'Neill will attend SUNY Geneseo and plans to major in Biology, with a minor in Envir...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:38 pm
The following St. Lawrence County residents were named to the Dean's List at Hamilton College for the spring 2021 semester: Sidney Molnar of Norfolk. Molnar, a rising senior majoring in mathematics an...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:19 pm
N.F.N. Kanietahare of Hogansburg graduated from Buffalo State with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in spring 2021. Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located...
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:18 pm
BY PAUL MITCHELLNorth Country This Week CANTON - Uncertainties with Covid-19 restrictions forced the Canton Chamber of Commerce board of directors to reschedule the return of the annual St. Lawrence C...
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