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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 5:26 pm
POTSDAM -- With rival demonstrations planned Saturday in downtown Potsdam, the mayor has released a statement saying the village wants the day to proceed peacefully, and that Potsdam police won’t be p...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 5:25 pm
North Country congressional candidates Elise Stefanik and Tedra Cobb plan three televised debates in October. They will be on WWNY, Watertown on Oct. 19; WPTZ, Plattsburgh on Oct. 21; and Spectrum New...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 5:24 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week Following an executive session Monday, Ogdensburg City Council lifted a hiring freeze on the city’s police chief position. The move followed a meeting that spann...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:45 pm
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county on Thursday, Aug. 13. There is one active case with none hospitalized. Health offi...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:47 pm
Two local students have been named by Alfred State College's Provost Dr. Kristin Poppo, to the Spring 2020 Dean's List. They are: Samuel Kingston, Madrid, majoring in electrical construction and maint...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:11 pm
MASSENA -- The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Massena Flotilla is reminding boaters that most boating accidents are preventable. Wearing a life jacket (PFD – personal flotation device) is one of the most...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:10 pm
St. Lawrence University will receive a $288,990 National Science Foundation Grant to help buy a spectrometer. The device is intended for research and research training purposes, according to an announ...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:08 pm
Canton doctor Gregory Healy, who contracted COVID-19 but recovered, says reopening schools will likely lead to deaths in the community. “Please don't do this. Don't resume in-person schooling. We will...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 9:49 am
POTSDAM -- The Village of Potsdam Local Planning Committee (LPC) invites public participation in Public Engagement Event #3 for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Aug. 28 through Sept. 4. Me...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 9:48 am
St. Lawrence County will get $46,210 in federal funding to support disaster planning and operational readiness, according to the governor’s office Through the federal Emergency Management Performance...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 8:47 am
POTSDAM — A Potsdam woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on Cherry Street Tuesday night, according to state police. Jody D. Tosti, 51, was charged with first-offense DWI at 10:21 p.m., off...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 8:47 am
MASSENA — A Massena woman was charged with criminal mischief Tuesday afternoon on CR 42A, according to state police. Trista M. Stevens, 36, was cited for criminal mischief at 3:59 p.m., officers said....
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 8:46 am
BRASHER — A Brasher Falls man was arrested Tuesday following a harassment complaint first reported to state police Aug. 11. Jeremy S. Goodreau, 32, was charged with falsely reporting an incident and m...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 6:09 am
Census takers in St. Lawrence County have begun on Tuesday to follow up with households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The current self-response rate in St. Lawrence County is 54.2%....
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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 6:09 am
MASSENA -- The Massena Rotary Club recently installed a new president. Massena Central School Superintendent Patrick Brady assumes leadership of the Massena based service club. Brady recently received...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:23 pm
MASSENA -- The Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 13. An agenda says it will be to vote on personnel actions to be recommended by the superintendent. The meeting will str...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:23 pm
AKWESASNE -- An Akwesasne man and two others have been arrested for their roles in a $46.8 million money laundering scheme involving the smuggling of cut rag tobacco into Canada from the United States...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:21 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- District officials are considering two changes to their reopening safety plan that would address temperature checks and mask wearing. In his August 7...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 5:20 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week CANTON -- Congresswoman Elise Stefanik says she supports Pres. Donald Trump’s executive order that will give $400 a week to people collecting unemployment as wel...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:53 pm
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county on Wednesday, Aug. 12. There is one active case with none hospitalized. Health off...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:04 pm
OGDENSBURG -- An Ogdensburg man has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.The NIAAA announced that Anthony E. Bjork, assistant principal (9-12)/athletic d...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:07 pm
POTSDAM -- The SUNY Potsdam campus was unusually quiet this summer, when the college normally would have hosted Reunion Weekend. While the campus couldn't celebrate milestone class years with its grad...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:06 pm
POTSDAM -- State police have charged a Massena man following a traffic stop where troopers discovered he possessed more than 10 pounds of marijuana. State Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2020 Che...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:36 am
BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM -- The town board moved a few steps closer toward establishing water and sewer districts for local households and a planned factory employing 200 on Sta...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:06 am
POTSDAM — Potsdam police said they charged eight motorists with driving infractions on Tuesday. Those charged included: • Scott A. Wilhelm, 42, Lisbon, was cited for using a portable electronic device...
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