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Town ponders resolution on return of I-98 with a Canton-Potsdam bypass
POTSDAM — The town decided not to vote on a resolution supporting the proposed Canton-Potsdam bypass after several board members voiced their lack of interest in the project.
Former Jail Cook Arrested for Having Sex With Inmates Working For Her
When dating gets tough, you can always count on Tinder, right? Nope. This 43-year-old had a much “better” idea. She decided to ditch the whole online dating and go straight to sleeping with her employees. Wait, not just any employees, but inmates from St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in Can
Power Authority Tries To Power Up Tourism In St. Lawrence County
Waddington and Massena land major fishing tournaments. But can other communities replicate that success and with other forms of recreation? St. Lawrence County is about to find out.
2 Ogdensburg Teens Missing, 1 Wanted By Police
Two teenagers from Ogdensburg are missing and police believe they are together. Ogdensburg police say 15 year old Olivia Roberts has been missing since December 12 and 17 year old Kenneth Snyder was reported missing on November 20.
Female Upstate NY jail employee charged with raping 3 inmates
CANTON, N.Y. -- An Upstate New York jail employee has been charged with multiple counts of felony rape for engaging in sexual misconduct with three inmates over the course of several years, according to the New York Attorney General's Office.
What’s Going On: ‘Baking with Filo Dough’ class in Canton, special needs art class offered in Massena
MASSENA: Massena adults and teens music & art classes; adults from 2:30-4 p.m.; teens from 4:30-6 p.m., SLC Arts, Massena Community Center, 60 Beach St.; opportunity for music and arts exploration in a supportive and therapeutic group environment; free; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.
These Are The 10 Easiest Cities To Get Laid In New York For 2019
Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our second time ranking the easiest cities to get laid in New York.
Service dog assisting college student gets honorary diploma from NY school
POTSDAM, New York -- Whenever Brittany Hawley went to class, her loyal service dog Griffin was there. If she needed her cell phone, Griffin would fetch it. Even when she assisted patients as part of an internship, Griffin was there helping out as well.
Police: Ticonderoga man jailed on murder, weapon charges
TICONDEROGA -- The Ticonderoga man who is suspected of killing a man last week was charged with murder late Monday after being found hiding near the Canadian border. Michael E. LaRock was found in a home in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, around 3:15 p.m. Monday after police in nearby Massena received
St. Lawrence County opioid task force meets today, hopes to better track and combat drug epidemic
CANTON – St. Lawrence County’s public health director is assembling a task force to better track and combat the area’s opioid and heroin epidemic. The first meeting is planned for today, Dec.14. While membership has not been firmly established, SLC Public Health Director Dana Olzenak McGuire said sh
William E. "Bill" Meenan, Jr., 87, of Colton
Formerly of Canton - William E. "Bill" Meenan, Jr., 87, of Guston Square, Colton, died Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 19 from 5-8 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Canton. His funeral will be Thursday, Dec
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Officials: Jail cook had sex with inmates working for her
CANTON, N.Y. (AP) ï¿½ Authorities say the former head cook at a northern New York county jail has been indicted on rape and other charges for having sex with inmates who worked in the facility's kitchen.
Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
Norma M. Dupree, 84, of Massena
Massena: Norma M. Dupree, age 84, passed away peacefully December 14, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side. She was born June 15, 1934 in Cornwall, Ontario to Joseph and Yvonne Piquette. Norma married the love of her life, dance partner, and best friend, Harold L. Dupree on August 30, 1958 who
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Friday Sports: Hardwood Action In General Brown
Plenty of hardwood action Friday night with games in both boys and girls play. In Dexter, a Girls' Frontier League crossover game as the General Brown Lady Lions hosted I.H.C. In the 1st quarter, Maddie Rowland hits the pullup in the paint: 13-8 I.H.C. Amanda McElheran banks in a 3 pointer as time w
St. Lawrence County receives $1 million for lead abatement
CANTON — St. Lawrence County on Wednesday received $1 million in federal funding from Housing and Urban Development for lead abatement for 52 housing units, as well as marketing, equipment and training for contractors.
Tri-Lakes Takes: Following up on Essex County coroners dispute
by Martha Foley (News and Public Affairs Director) & Peter Crowley (Adirondack Daily Enterprise) , in Canton, NY and Saranac Lake, NY. Each week we catch up on Tri-Lakes area news with Peter Crowley, managing editor of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Last week he talked with Martha Foley about Esse