Potsdam school hires new music teacher, four teacher aides, other personnel
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 5:30 pm

POTSDAM -- Potsdam Central will welcome a new music teacher, four teacher aides, a new teaching assistant and food service helper this fall.

Sam Bailey was appointed at the PCS school board meeting Aug. 13 to serve as the middle school and elementary school music teacher.

Teacher aides who will begin this fall are Bryana Anson, Lara Eckdahl, Mysty Murphy, and Gina Norell.

Tabitha LaPointe was approved by the board as a teacher assistant and Cheryl Denney was appointed as a part-time food service helper.

 

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TAUNY invites public to see barn quilts in Canton
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 5:29 pm

TAUNY invites the community to stop by The TAUNY Center in Canton to see progress made on the “Towns of St. Lawrence County Barn Quilt” mural being created in conjunction with the county-wide Barn Quilt Tourism Project.

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What’s Going On: Senior citizens day in Norwood, Back to School Night in Ogdensburg, Andy VanDuyne performing in Potsdam
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 5:27 pm

LOCAL EVENTS ON TUESDAY

Senior Citizens Day

NORWOOD: Senior Citizens Day, 11:45 a.m., Lobster House; attendees will pay for their own lunch ordered from the menu; two 90-year-old members, Gini Ward and Almeda LaRock to be honored; SOAR organization to be recognized; RSVP by Aug. 15: 315-265-6705, [email protected] with the subject Sr. Cit Day Luncheon.

Back to School Night

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Back to school event to be held at Madrid-Waddington High School Aug. 23
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 5:25 pm

MADRID -- A back to school event for students in pre K-12th grade will be held at Madrid-Waddington High School Friday, Aug. 23 from 2-6 p.m.

The event, organized by the Yellow Jacket Connection, a community organization, will assist local families with school necessities such as clothing, backpacks, and supplies, and provide haircuts, access to needed resources, and information about the upcoming school year. Everything is provided free of cost to all participating families.

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State police Saturday: Contraband charge at Ogdensburg prison, charges in Norfolk domestic incident
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 10:19 am

A Rochester woman is accused of a felony contraband charge in Ogdensburg Saturday, among other actions reported in the daily blotter for State Police Troop B Zone 2.

Cherise F. McFarland, 30, Rochester was charged Saturday morning at Ogdensburg Correctional Facility with first-degree introducing dangerous contraband in a prison, a felony, and a misdemeanor count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

State police reported her status as “held.”

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Canadian pro Chris Johnston maintained a slim lead on Day 3 of the 2019 Berkley Bassmaster Elite on the St. Lawrence River in Waddington after bringing in bass weighing 19 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday. The event concludes today. For more details, view story. Photo by Seigo, courtesy of Bassmaster.com

 

Gouverneur Police Department blotter Aug. 8-17
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 9:57 am

Gouverneur Police Department blotter Aug. 8-17

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Natasha M. Petrie, 29, Ogdensburg, NY

Arrested at 5:50 PM on two Bench Warrants issued by Judge Travis Dann for failure to appear to the Gouverneur Town Court for Petit Larceny, Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine 3rd Degree and Unlawful Disposal of Methamphetamine Laboratory Material. Defendant was arrested and arraigned at the Gouverneur Town Court before Judge Travis Dann and given a return Gouverneur Town Court date.

 

Friday, August 9, 2019

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Potsdam woman cited twice for speeding Saturday
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 9:51 am

POTSDAM -- Angela M Dunsin, 38, Potsdam, was issued tickets for two alleged speeding incidents along Sandstone Drive Saturday.

The first ticket came at 4:38 p.m. when a patrol clocked her on radar at 50 in the 30 mph zone on Sandstone Drive, police said. She was also issued a ticket then for having a child not properly restrained in her vehicle.

At 10:18 p.m., Dunsin was stopped again along Sandstone Drive, this time for driving at 44 mph.

She is to appear in Potsdam Town Court Sept. 11.

 

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Potsdam Police Department blotter Aug. 17
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 9:49 am

Potsdam Police Department blotter, Aug. 17

0209 Traffic Stop on Sandstone Drive

0329 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

1024 Contraband on Leroy Street

1333 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

1335 Contraband on Leroy Street

1422 Found Property on Market Street

1504 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

1638 Traffic Stop on Market Street

2013 Vehicle on Leroy Street

2218 Traffic Stop on Sandstone Drive

2305 Traffic Stop on Elm Street

 

 

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Johnston hangs onto Bassmaster Elite lead in Waddington heading into final day today
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 9:38 am

Canadian pro Chris Johnston maintained a slim lead on Day 3 of the 2019 Berkley Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River after brining in bass weighing 19 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday. Photo by Seigo, submitted by Bassmaster

WADDINGTON — Chris Johnston is holding onto his lead in the Berkley Bassmaster Elite on the St. Lawrence River after three days, but barely.

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