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Proposed Canton halfway house granted special-use permit to use rectory
The village Planning Board unanimously agreed to grant a special-use permit that allows New Hope Transformation Ministries Inc., Potsdam, to open a home in the Grace Episcopal Rectory at 11 E. Main St. Tenants would include up to six women in recovery who would be supervised by one house mother.
Madrid and Malone residents charged with drug possession
LOUISVILLE — A Madrid man was charged with drug possession following a traffic stop on SH 37 on Wednesday morning, according to state police.Josh T. Sharpe, 26, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding at 12:35 a.m., police said.
Six teens charged with trespassing in ‘senior prank’ involving a dead animal
Troopers charge during the overnight hours between June 7 and 8 at St. Lawrence Central School, 1039 Route 11C, the students had entered the school as part of a senior prank and dismembered and distributed a dead animal they found on the side of the road throughout the school.
Waddington Kunoco Food Mart to close Friday
WADDINGTON — Waddington Kunoco Food Mart/IGA store, 150 Lincoln Ave., will close June 22, according to owners Stephen and Jacquelyn KunoThe Kunos also own Kuno Oil Company and other Kunoco stores around the North Country.
Planned Parenthood hosting 'Dye Your Pride' in Canton on Friday afternoon
The new center at 83 Main Street will be a 1,500 square foot facility open to the community, said Katie Ramus, Planned Parenthood vice president of community engagement.
Potsdam fire chief disappointed in village cutting paid fire drivers for July, August
“It is a shock to us that not once did they come over and ask us,” said Danielle Rose, chief of the Potsdam Fire Department.
Canton Afterhours Clinic closed Friday to Sunday due to staffing shortage
CANTON -- Due to “unforeseen circumstances involving lack of availability of staff,” the Canton Afterhours Clinic will be closed Friday through Sunday, said Canton-Potsdam Hospital officials.For those requiring after hours care can go to the Urgent Care Center at 49 Lawrence Ave., Potsdam is open fr
Jury begins deliberations Thursday in Massena rape trial
Joseph J. Breault, 63, of 30 Daily Road, is charged with three counts of first-degree rape and one count of predatory sexual assault, all felonies, and in the indictment is accused of a 1996 forcible rape of a then 10-year-old girl and, in the summer of 2008, forcibly raping a then 35-year-old woman
Preview: "Our River, Our Town" solstice party in Canton
Jun 21, 2018 —The first full day of summer will be celebrated along the Grasse River in Canton tonight with food, music, and dancing. Grasse River Heritage, which owns and manages the park on Coakley and Falls Islands near downtown, will hold a Summer Solstice event to raise money for the maintenanc
Canton Day Care Center to receive $10,000 to support second-floor expansion
From left, bank retail service officer Julie Rhodes, Canton Day Care Center executive director Nancy Addison and fundraising chairperson Marie Loson.CANTON -- Canton Day Care Center will receive $10,000 to support their second-floor expansion.
Canton village resident alleges that fraternity dwelling in his neighborhood violates zoning code
“As far as I know, this required special use has not been applied for or issued by the village Planning Board,” Mr. Hill wrote.
Gouverneur man charged with resisting arrest
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 26 charged Cody J. Gladle, 22, Gouverneur, with parole violation and resisting arrest.
Massena man gets 12 years in prison for rape of child
Ernest E. Pantaleo, 27, of 12 Tracy St., pleaded guilty in St. Lawrence County Court to first-degree attempted rape, the reduced count of first-degree rape in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Plastics recycling up for discussion at meeting in Canton tonight
CANTON -- Current trends and programs related to plastics recycling will be presented at the next meeting of the St. Lawrence County Environmental Management Council 6 p.m. tonight.The meeting will be held in the 2nd-floor conference room of the Public Safety Complex (across Court Street from the Co
Town of Massena and Massena Memorial Hospital in affiliation talks with Canton-Potsdam Hospital
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- The Town of Massena and Massena Memorial Hospital have been in affiliation talks with Canton-Potsdam Hospital and other healthcare entities, according to the town supervisor.“Yes, nothing definite. We’ve talked to a lot of people. I know that was always a big secret before.
What’s Happening: Wild s’mores to be served at summer solstice campfire in Canton
CANTON: Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Watchmiester Field Station, St. Lawrence University campus, stories, short talk about foraging, “wild s’mores" featuring different common wild edible plants will be shared; free; directions: drive south down Park Street past the campus athletic fields. The event will be o
Canton congressional hopeful's fundraising outstripping rivals
Tedra Cobb’s campaign for Congress says its fundraising is outpacing her opponents in the runup to the June 26 democratic primary.Cobb reported raising $69,593.57 for the period from April 1 until June 6. Despite spending heavily on communication with voters, Cobb maintained nearly $125,000 cash on
Gouverneur woman charged with aggravated harassment
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 19 charged Erica B. Jackson, 24, Gouverneur, with misdemeanor second-degree aggravated harassment.
Border Patrol Agents In Messena, N.Y. Arrest 4 - Breaking911
MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Massena Port of Entry encountered two U.S. citizens who arrived at the border on June 13. During a primary inspection of the U.S citizens, CBP officers became suspicious of the travelers itinerary and referred the pair
Varsity Fit summer hockey camp at SUNY Canton set for August 6 - 10
Canton, NY – Varsity Fit Hockey will be hosting a summer camp at SUNY Canton to benefit the SUNY Canton men's hockey program from August 6th to August 10th, 2018 at the Roos House in Canton.The camp is for 2006-2011 birth years and will include 2.5 hours of ice a day with two hours of off-ice instru