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Bill and Joanna Loucky-Ramsey
August 9, 2010
Norfolk
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Bill and Joanna Loucky-Ramsey of 1950 Sober St., Norfolk, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on August 9, 2010.

The two were married on Aug. 9, 1980 at the South Presbyterian Church, Syracuse, with the Rev. Charles Droppa, the bride’s uncle, officiating.

Members of the wedding party were: Norman Ramsey, best man, brother of the groom; Lydia Carpenter, matron of honor and Sue Loucky, maid of honor, both sisters of the bride.

Bill was the chief executive officer of Loucky-Ramsey Builders for 28 years.

Foreclosures could go up if property taxes do
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 1:35 pm

To the Editor:

Throughout the last several months, I have expressed my priority to hold the line on taxes to the voters of St. Lawrence County. The never-ending story of tax increases has to stop. As described by our Real Property Department, if St. Lawrence County continues to raise taxes, we are going to hit a brick wall and see an unprecedented number of foreclosures.

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Why aren't landlords held accountable?
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 1:34 pm

I have noticed something in Potsdam while trying to find an apartment: In order to find a decent one you have to shell out quite a bit of money. There are plenty of cheap places for college students to live, but most of them are disgusting. I visited one apartment building downtown where the hallway smelled strongly of vomit. Apparently it has been that way for about a month because no one ever cleans the hallway or the stairs.

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Newton Falls resident named to Ithaca College dean's list
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 12:56 pm

NEWTON FALLS – Karine Russell, daughter of John and Nancy Russell of Newton Falls, was named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences for the spring 2010 semester.

To qualify for this academic honor, students must attain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and complete a minimum of 15 credit hours, of which at least 12 are graded.

A grade of D or F or an incomplete in a course automatically disqualifies a student from the dean's list, regardless of the overall GPA attained that semester.

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Man arrested twice in an hour last month arraigned in Potsdam court on 14 counts
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:57 am

POTSDAM -- A man village police arrested twice in an hour early July 21 was arraigned in village court on 14 counts Wednesday.

Village police report that Lance C. Harbart, 26, was arraigned on four felony counts of third-degree criminal mischief, and misdemeanor charges: seven counts of making graffiti and three counts of fourth degree criminal mischief.

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Sen. Griffo says budget 'a disaster'
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:51 am

State Senator Joseph Griffo characterizes the adopted state budget “a disaster for the middle class families of Upstate New York.”

Griffo an item that caught his attention was revoking the exemption on sales tax on clothing and footwear costing under $110. “Just in time for back-to-school, at a time when families are trying to stretch paychecks and unemployment checks to their maximum, the state will dip into the wallets of the middle class for even more money instead of trying to control state spending.”

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Princeton Review again rates Clarkson high
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:50 am

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University has again been named one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education and one of the nation's most environmentally friendly colleges, according to The Princeton Review.

The company features Clarkson in the new 2011 edition of its guidebook, "The Best 373 Colleges." Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book.

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Potsdam High Class of '85 has gatherings this weekend
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:44 am

POTSDAM – The Sandstoner class of 1985 will hold its 25th reunion Friday, Aug. 6 at 5 p.m. at the Northern Family Motel, St. Rt. 56.

To register, send $10 per person to Vickie (Grant) Jones, 5529 St. Rt. 56, Potsdam, NY 13676.

The following night the class of '85 would like to have an all-80’s graduating classes’ party at Ton’s Sports Bar from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. No registration is needed for Ton’s.

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CP race night in Lafargeville Friday
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:42 am

LAFARGEVILLE -- CanAm Speedway is sponsoring a Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country Race Night Friday, Aug. 6, at 7:15 p.m.

General admission is $10 for adults, children under 12, $5. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit CP of the North Country.

For tickets and information, call Amy Dougan, 386-1156.

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