Two Rensselaer Falls residents charged with drug possession in Oswegatchie
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:53 am

OSWEGATCHIE — Two Rensselaer Falls residents were charged with drug possession on CR 15 Friday afternoon, according to state police.

Jerome T. Dobbs, 31, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, first-degree operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation at 3:38 p.m., officers said.

Kaitlyn A. Robinson, 29, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 4:44 p.m., police said.

Both were cited and released.

 

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Potsdam woman accused of DWI in Louisville
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:52 am

LOUISVILLE — A Potsdam woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on SH 56 Friday night, according to state police.

Emily L. Sanchez, 42, was charged with first-offense DWI at 7:12 p.m., officers said.

She was released to a third party, police said.

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Ogdensburg resident charged with criminal possession of a weapon
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:52 am

OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man was charged with criminal possession of a weapon Friday morning, according to state police.

Lester C. McGraw, 43, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon at 10:39 a.m., officers said.

He was cited and released.

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Gouverneur man accused of aggravated unlicensed operation in Colton
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:51 am

COLTON — A Gouverneur man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation on Riverside Drive May 25, according to state police.

Brian W. Smith, 23, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation at 10:45 a.m., officers said.

He was cited and released.

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Michael S. Barr, 49, Ogdensburg
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 8:13 am

OGDENSBURG -- Funeral services for Michael S. Barr, age 49, will be held privately for his family at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon Mark LaLonde officiating. Burial will follow at the Notre Dame Cemetery. Michael passed away at his home on Friday, May 29, 2020.

Surviving is his mother, Sonya Barr of Ogdensburg; a sister, Mary Griffin of Waddington; nieces and nephews Edmund “Joey” Barr, Alicia Barr, Kelli Barr & Garrett Griffin; along with several cousins.


Massena and other superintendents meet June 2 to discuss graduation
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 7:53 am

BY ANDY GARDNER

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MASSENA -- Massena’s superintendent of schools says he and other regional superintendents will meet June 2 to discuss how to handle graduation for the Class of 2020.

“Currently, under executive order, the (restriction of) 10 people or less for social gatherings remains,” said Pat Brady, Massena Central superintendent. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s NY on PAUSE executive order expires Thursday, May 28, and it could be renewed or relaxed.

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Hopkinton Town Council holding work session, regular meeting in two sessions
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 7:51 am

HOPKINTON -- The Hopkinton Town Council will hold a work session on Wednesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Municipal Building. 

This meeting will be to discuss the proposed Solar Energy Law and any other business that comes before the board. The public may not attend due to the Coronavirus pandemic but can view the session via Zoom by emailing the Town Clerk prior to noon on June 10 at [email protected] to receive a connecting link. There will be no public comments allowed during this meeting.

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Canton residents Trent Trulock, left, and Tom Jenison, take out their canoe at Little Park, Canton, after an enjoyable trip downstream from Pyrites. “It was a nice, leisurely trip and warm,” said Jenison. NCNow photo.

North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie's father passes away
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:37 pm

Kenneth H. HilborneOGDENSBURG — North Country Sen. Patty Richie’s father has died.

Kenneth H. Hilborne, 78, Ogdensburg, died Thursday, May 28, at his home surrounded by his family.

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Potsdam researchers to study effects of COVID-19 on teaching
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:34 pm

POTSDAM -- Potsdam researchers will study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on how teachers teach.

The group at Clarkson University will “receive a grant to fund research into whether the COVID-19 pandemic created an opportunity for faculty to re-envision their teaching philosophies and priorities,” the school said.

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