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Rensselaer Falls woman rescued from overturned Toyota following two-car collision in Canton

CANTON – A Rensselaer Falls woman was rescued from her vehicle and transported to Canton-Potsdam hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries following a two-car collision on County Route 14 Tuesday, Aug. 15.According to a press release from county sheriff’s office, Meagan E. Law, 46, of Ogdensbur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 17:30:00

Canton woman charged with DWI

FINE — State police charged Elizabeth A. Briggs, 27, of 211 County Route 35, Canton, on Aug. 8 with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. She was also cited with moved from lane unsafely.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-13 18:16:00

Massena man accused of Lacey Yekel murder headed for Sept. 25 trial

A Massena man accused in a 2014 homicide will go to trial this fall.Christopher Hebert, 46, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Lacey Yekel, who was 25 at the time she was killed.Hebert

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 14:04:00

End in site for $3 million construction project on Canton bridge over Grasse River

By ADAM ATKINSONCANTON -- Construction on the U.S. Route 11 bridge over the Grasse River in the village across Willow Island continues to direct traffic into just two lanes across the span, but the end is in site.“(It’s) looking like Canton will be finished up mid-September,” said Michael R. Flick,

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-13 05:45:00

Madrid woman charged with cocaine, suboxone possession

NORFOLK — State police on charged Cassy J. Clark, 23, of 2205 Route 310, Madrid, with two counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was also cited with controlled substance in non-original container and failed to stop at stop sign.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-13 17:22:00

Former Ogdensburg man gets prison for attempted burglary

Eric S. Lalonde, 33, formerly of 1005 Ford St., Ogdensburg, now an inmate at the Elmira Correctional Facility, was sentenced as a second-felony offender after his May 15 guilty plea to second-degree attempted burglary, the reduced first count of the indictment charging him with first-degree burglary

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-14 05:15:00

Potsdam man charged with disorderly conduct

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was charged with disorderly conduct and unnecessary noise on Market Street Sunday morning, according to Potsdam police.Darik M. Bradish, 24, was cited for the above charges at 1:25 a.m. following a complaint of a subject acting disorderly, officers said.


Village of Potsdam’s decision to drop its fourth paid firetruck driver is complicated

The village, in July, was supposed to work with just three paid firetruck drivers instead of four. The fourth driver was retiring and trustees sought to use the opportunity to see how a diminished staff would work.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-15 00:30:00

What’s Going On: 3rd Wednesday Duathlon in Canton

CANTON: 3rd Wednesday Duathlon, with the St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers, sign in at 6 p.m., race begins at 6:30 p.m.; run 1.25 miles, then paddle 2 miles, then run 1. 25 miles again; family friendly event, team-up or solo; tandem boats welcome; starts the the Little River boat launch on Park Street; f

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-13 11:28:00

Potsdam police cite two motorists for driving infactions

POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged two motorists with driving infractions on Monday. Those charged included:• Trevor S. Carroll, 26, Adams Center, was cited for failure to keep right at 8:48 p.m. on Bay Street, police said. Police had received a report of a vehicle that crossed over into th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 06:50:00

President Trump visits Fort Drum: Live updates

President Trump left his Bedminster vacation for a busy day on the road Monday, first to Fort Drum, New York, where he will delivers remarks and signs the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act.

CNN - 2018-08-13 17:31:20

Several motorists charged with DWI

■Silvio Semedo, 29, Fort Drum, was charged at 1:43 a.m. Saturday by Watertown police with DWI and a right-of-way violation on the 300 block of State Street. Mr. Semedo’s blood-alcohol content was reported to be 0.11 percent.


Ogdensburg police responded to 1,259 calls in July

OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Police responded to 1,259 calls to service in July, which resulted in 43 arrests.Ogdensburg police bested four meth labs in July, bringing the total to 30 since Jan. 1. Meanwhile the investigative unit opened 22 cases.


Potsdam man charged with unlicensed operation in Lisbon

LISBON -- A Potsdam man was charged with unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on State Highway 68, Aug. 11 according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.Brenden W. Narrow, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and insufficient tail lamps.


Crafters, growers sought for Fall Festival in Canton in October

CANTON -- The United Helpers Sustainability team seeks local crafters and growers to participate in “Fall Festival” on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Maplewood Eleanor Burke Memorial Pavilion on State Street Road in Canton.Booth space and admission to the festival are free.


Bronx woman charged wtih violating sanitary code, possessing contraband at Ogdensburg prison

Felica A. Cuevas, 23, was charged with violating state sanitary code, second-degree reckless endangerment, and first degree-possession of prison contraband, according to state police.


Potsdam Police Blotter Aug. 10

Justin M. Stark, 31, Potsdam was cahrged with driving while intoxicated, speeding and aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle on Lower Pine Street.Jonathan A. Daggett, 29, Norfolk, was charged with operating a vehicle while registration is suspended at 9:55 p.m. on Market Street.


Two Ogdensburg teens charged in Canton knife incident

CANTON — State police on Aug. 8 charged a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male, both of Ogdensburg, each with a count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing, both misdemeanors. The 16-year-old was charged with a second count of second-degree menacing.


Canton Police report an arrest in Sunday's Dairy Queen fire

The Dairy Queen at 51 Gouverneur St. was heavily damaged in the fire, which was reported to Canton Fire and Rescue at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5.


Harrisville teens accused of causing $9,000 in damage; charged with burglary, mischief, larceny

One of the 17-year-olds and the 15-year-old were each charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, one count of third-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree criminal mischief and two counts of petit larceny. The other 17-year-old was charged with one count of second-degree burglary and o