Potsdam man charged with DWI following personal-injury rollover accident in Colton
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:33 am

COLTON — A Potsdam man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a one-car rollover personal-injury accident on SH 56, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

David F. Ehlers, 19, was charged Oct. 10 with first-offense DWI, consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, speed not reasonable or prudent, and uninspected motor vehicle, officers said.

He was cited and released.

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Potsdam police blotter, Oct. 13
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:05 am

0003 Assist Other Law Enforcement Agency at 38 Main Street

0005 Vehicle and Traffic Complaint on Maple Street

0051 Traffic Stop on Elm Street

0102 Traffic Stop on Market Street

0117 Traffic Stop on Pierrepont A venue

0128 Traffic Stop on Grant Street

0144 Traffic Stop on Maple Street

0225 Traffic Stop on Market Street

0911 Noise Complaint on Racquette Road

0945 Alarm Activation on Pioneer Drive

1019 Assist Business on Market Street

1248 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

1617 Juvenile on Racquette Road

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Madrid, Norwood residents charged with harassment
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:04 am

MADRID — Madrid and Norwood residents were charged with harassment Oct. 12 stemming from a landlord and tenant dispute, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

Michael J. Keegan Sr., 57, Norwood and Judith L. Hazelton, 29, were both cited for second-degree harassment on Caroline Street, officers said.

They were each cited and released.

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Ogdensburg police blotter, Oct. 13
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:57 am

• Report that 4 juveniles kicked over political signs on Lafayette Street. Incident report filed.

• Commercial burglar alarm at Tractor Supply Store on Park Street at 8:52 p.m. Building was secure.

• David D. Lauson was cited for unsafe backing on Paterson Street at 5:01 p.m. following investigation of a property-damage accident.

• Fire alarm activation at Stewart’s on Ford Street at 12:53 p.m. False alarm. Burnt food.

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Potsdam Town Council approves new pickup truck purchase for Highway Department, computers for offices
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:44 am

POTSDAM – The Town Council has approved expenditures to purchase a new pickup truck for the Highway Department and several computers for the Elm Street offices.

The board agreed to spend $37,340 for a new 2018 Ram 4500 truck from Blevins Motors in Potsdam, to replace a worn out truck. Highway Superintendent John Keleher said he first tried a state purchase program that could not offer a good enough truck at a good enough price. The truck will be used for general duty and part of the time as a plow.

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SeaComm donates $295 to Massena Humane Society
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:44 am

Photo submitted by SeaComm.

MASSENA — SeaComm recently donated $295 to the Massena Humane Society.

The donation was funded by SeaComm employees, and will help to provide shelter services for cats and dogs awaiting adoption, as well as an emergency pet food program for low-income families in the community.

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Potsdam village and town boards expected to discuss recreation budget at joint meeting Tuesday
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:44 am

POTSDAM – The Potsdam village and town boards will hold a special joint meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the town office’s board room on Elm Street.

The two boards are expected to discuss the recreation budget.

The meeting is open to the public.

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What's Going On: Hospice workshop in Potsdam, woodburning class in Waddington, art class in O'burg
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:44 am

WORKSHOPS, CLASSES ON WEDNESDAY

One Hour One Work

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Logan McCord, Potsdam, shot his first deer. The kill took place opening day of youth season with his grandfather Gary Murray along for the experience. The spike-horn was harvested in Potsdam Oct 12 around 5 p.m. with a .270 Winchester. Photo submitted by Brian McCord.

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Ronald William Streeter, 72, Hopkinton
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 5:41 pm

HOPKINTON -- Ronald William Streeter, passed away at his home, Sunday, October 13, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. Following his wishes; all services will be held privately, and a Celebration of Life Luncheon will be held later. Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop, where memories can be shared at www.hammillfh.com.

Memorials in his name can be made to Hopkinton-Ft. Jackson Fire Department or Tri Town Rescue Squad.

Ron was born on July 3, 1947 to William Argalas and Bernice (Eakins) Streeter.