Carbon monoxide blamed for medical emergency in Stockholm
STOCKHOLM — West Stockholm Fire and First Responders and Tri-Town Rescue responded to a call on Jan. 22 after receiving a report of an unconscious woman.
EMS and fire crews say three residents were found inside a single family dwelling, with one of the individuals experiencing a medical emergency.
Carbon monoxide was identified as the cause of the medical emergency, officials say.
All occupants were evacuated and carbon monoxide levels were found to be high throughout the home.
Ogdensburg Figure Skating Club holding free performance Jan. 29
OGDENSBURG – The public is invited to a free figure skating performance Saturday, Jan. 29.
The exhibition will be held at the Ogdensburg Golden Dome, starting at 6 p.m.
Support the Ogdensburg Figure Skating Club members as they prepare for upcoming competitions and tests.
Pre-Junior through Senior skaters will be performing at the exhibition.
St. Lawrence County Public Health reports another person has died due to COVID-19
St. Lawrence County Public Health reports another person has died due to COVID-19.
The total number of deaths has now risen to 165.
Public Health also reports 455 new cases as of Saturday, Jan. 22 through Monday, Jan. 24.
Total active cases remains have declined sharply over the last week, though remain well over 1,000.
Transmission levels of the virus is rated as high, Public Health said.
COVID by the numbers:
• Total number of confirmed positives to-date, 23,478
• Active cases, 1,220
• Released from isolation, 22,258
Massena Fire Department reported to a structure fire on Lawrence St. in Massena
MASSENA — On Jan. 20 the Massena Fire Department reported to a structure fire on Lawrence St. in the village of Massena.
Officials say fire crews arrived minutes after receiving the call to find smoke coming from the rear of the house.
Crews extinguished the fire and took steps to ensure the fire was out and could not spread, officials say.
Firemen operated on site for nearly two hours with Engine 31, Tower 3 and Rescue 77 before returning to service, officials say.
Public hearing to be held on moratorium on cryptocurrency mining in Massena
MASSENA — A public hearing has been set for Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. for public comment regarding the moratorium on cryptocurrency mining in Massena.
Town officials voted to set the public hearing for the beginning of the next regular board meeting during the most recent regular board meeting on Jan. 19.
Officials voted last November to extend the moratorium until Feb. 28, citing concerns surrounding zone and code enforcement language that needed to be implemented.
Public skating available in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Public skating will be available Thursday, Jan. 27 from 1:45-2:45 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 from 1:30-2:30 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 31 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. at Pine Street Arena
Public skating is free this season.
Rentals are available for $3.
Canton Central player Rhett Palmer moves the puck down the ice at the Mark Tyo Tournament held at Massena Arena Jan. 22. Lancaster won the game 6-2. NCNow photo.
Top stories: Massena village resignations, U.S. Customs seize 11 pounds of pot in Massena, Snowmobiling in O'Burg
Here are the top NorthCountryNow stories and letters from Saturday, Jan. 22 through Monday, Jan. 24 as determined by our editorial staff and highest number of page views.
OGDENSBURG -- Michael Paul Silver, age 76, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, January 22, 2022, after a short illness. A funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at a date to be determined. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home.
OGDENSBURG -- Funeral Services for Judith E. Skamperle, age 74, will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022, at 10:00AM at Notre Dame Church. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Judith passed away on Saturday night, January 22, 2022, at United Helpers Nursing Home in Canton, NY.