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Man charged with pot possession, speeding in Canton

CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged with pot possession and speeding March 8, according state police. James M. Peters, 25, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. He was released on appearance tickets, according to troopers. CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 17:16:00

Four indicted on Ogdensburg meth-making charges

CANTON - Four Ogdensburg residents named in an October methamphetamine bust were charged Thursday in a 12-count indictment by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Mellisa S. Mashaw, 33, and Jason A. Carter, 35, both of 819 New York Ave., Jonas F. Vasavada, 38, of 328 Grant St., and Tara M. Redmond, 33,

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 12:15:00

Long Island man indicted in Potsdam robbery

The Long Island man charged in an October robbery at Collegiate Village in Potsdam was indicted Thursday by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Devon A. Trent, 23, Mastic, is charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree attempted robbery and second-degree assault, all felon

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-17 12:15:00

Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies, including grand larceny

LOUISVILLE -- A Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies following a March 12 incident, according to state police. Megan Rubado, 34, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree possession of a forged instrument, and petit larceny.Further details regarding the charges were not prov

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 17:14:00

Potsdam Town Board considers highway, land issues

POTSDAM - The Town Council discussed several highway and land issues brought by John Keleher, highway superintendent, during its meeting on Tuesday evening. Mr. Keleher told the town that he had found a box - the holding part of a dump truck - that was available for auction. It was almost brand new

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 12:15:00

Woman says squatters left buckets of feces, urine in Ogdensburg apartment

OGDENSBURG - A Hammond woman who manages several rental units in Ogdensburg used Monday's City Council meeting as a forum to express her disgust and disappointment at trying to have two squatters removed from one of her apartments - even though it was clear that the people inside were doing consider

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-17 12:15:00

Ogdensburg woman disappointed at ticket for letting son play in the street

OGDENSBURG - A city woman who was recently ticketed for allowing her 12-year-old son to play pickup sports in the street outside their home thinks the municipality should rethink the ordinance and the way it's enforced. However, at a recent meeting of Ogdensburg City Council, officials expressed sup

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-16 12:15:00

Canton, school, town, village talking about possibly placing police in schools

CANTON -- Conversations have begun between school, town and village officials about the possibility of fielding a school resource officer staffed from the Canton Village Police Department. Canton Village Police Chief James Santimaw gave a presentation to the town board at their meeting Wednesday, Ma

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 00:38:00

Madrid man pleads guilty to felony DWI

In St. Lawrence County Court action Friday: Charles S. Olmstead, 33, of 2070 Route 310, Madrid, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated, the second count of the Superior Court information also charging him with felony aggravated DWI, in a plea deal with the district attorney's office. On

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-16 12:15:00

Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry distributing food on Saturday

NORFOLK -- The Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry will hold its March distribution this Saturday, March 17, at Norfolk United Methodist Church, 9 W. Main St., from 9-11 a.m. or until all are served. Guests will need to bring totes, boxes and/or bags to carry home their food.If you are new to the pantr

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-16 21:48:00

Canton bridge work scheduled to begin in April; major traffic delays expected

CANTON - The two adjacent bridges spanning the Grasse River in Canton will undergo a major facelift in early April. A preconstruction meeting took place Wednesday between state Department of Transportation officials and representatives from DA Collins, Wilton, the bidder awarded the contract, puttin


Boater safety course in Potsdam on March 24

POTSDAM -- A boater safety class sponsored by the state Department of Parks and Recreation Marine Unit has been set for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 24 in the Civic Center Community Room above the Potsdam Police Department. The course will be taught by volunteers Jim and Sue Corbett. Its is f

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-16 21:49:00

Too Tall Stringband to perform March 18 in Canton

CANTON - The TAUNY Center, on Main Street, will host a Fiddling Bear concert featuring music by the Too Tall Stringband, on Sunday, March 18, from 1-3 p.m. A $10-$15 suggested donation will be collected.The Plattsburgh-based band will perform Celtic, Adirondack, and Americana music to celebrate St.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-16 12:37:00

Madrid Volunteer Fire Department's 66th St. Patrick's Day turkey dinner Sunday

MADRID - The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department's 66th annual fireman's St. Patrick's Day turkey dinner will be held March 18 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Madrid-Waddington Central School. Take-out and delivery are available by calling 315-322-5746 ext. 233. MADRID - The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-16 18:57:00

State police investigate property-damage accidents in Madrid, DeKalb and Fine

MADRID - A Madrid woman was involved in a property-damage accident on SH 310 on Tuesday, according to state police. Alexzandria M. Calderin, 24, was the driver.The incident took place near SH 345 and was reported at 8:55 p.m., officers said. No injuries or tickets were reported. DEKALB - A South Col


Rooseveltown man jailed in Massena for resisting arrest, traffic charges

MASSENA -- Village police say a Rooseveltown man is jailed after not complying with officers' commands during a traffic stop and refusing to allow officers to fingerprint him. Adam M. Ortiz, 32, of P.O. Box 783 Rooseveltown is charged with three counts of obstructing governmental administration, sin


Potsdam man pleads guilty to drug possession

CANTON - A Potsdam man will be heading to prison after he pleaded guilty Monday in St. Lawrence County Court to drug possession. Harvey J. Griffin, 42, of 757 County Route 34, Potsdam, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a reduced first count of third-degre


Massena man charged with possessing cocaine

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Joseph Singleton, 25, of Clary Street, Massena with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance foloowing a traffic stop on March 2 at 10:46 p.m. on North Main Street. Police said he possessed 1.17 grams of cocaine.He was released with an a


Hammond landord says squatters left buckets of feces and urine in her Ogdensburg rental

OGDENSBURG - A Hammond landlord raised property rights issues at the Ogdensburg Council meeting after squatters took over one of her rentals leaving behind buckets of feces and urine, and piles of trash in their wake. Lisa Gallagher told city councilors she was dismayed regarding the limited rights


Antwerp Man Gets Prison For Alcohol-Related Crash

A 52 year old Antwerp man is going to prison in connection with an alcohol-related crash last summer. Jerry Jones was sentenced Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to one to three years behind bars. His license was revoked and he was fined $1,500. Jones pleaded guilty in January to felony driving wh