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Paul J. Caster, 86, of Colton
COLTON - Funeral services for 86 year old Paul J. Caster, a resident of 100 County Route 58, Colton, will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Colton United Methodist Church Colton with Rev. Brooke Newell presiding.
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
Despite significant opposition, Parishville-Hopkinton replaces high school principal
PARISHVILLE -- In front of a crowd of approximately 30 people, about a dozen of whom spoke in opposition, the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Board of Education replaced its high school principal Monday night.
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
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
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.
Woman charged in crash that killed former assemblywoman
State police arrested a 29-year-old woman Thursday in connection with the November car crash that killed Chloe Ann R. O’Neil. Troopers charged Angel L. Oliver, of Bombay, with felony criminally negligent homicide.
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
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.
Saturday Sports: General Brown Basketball Beats Massena
Plenty of high school basketball Saturday afternoon with a Frontier League-N.A.C. matchup in Dexter as the General Brown Lions hosted the Massena Red Raiders. In the 1st quarter, Jake Heller rattles home a 3 from the corner, Lions up by 3. Massena answered, off the inbounds, Tyler Bacon banked home
Police: Woman Was Texting Before Crash That Killed Chloe Ann O'Neil
There has been an arrest in connection with last month's fatal crash that claimed the life of former Assemblywoman Chloe Ann O'Neil. State police say 29 year old Angel Oliver of Bombay was "engaged in a cell phone text conversation" when her car ran a stop sign and collided with O'Neil's vehicle.
Thomas G. Wilson, 60, of Norfolk
Norfolk - Thomas “Tommy” G. Wilson, age 60, of County Route 36, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Tommy was born to the late Thomas G. and Justine (Putnum) Wilson on December 31, 1957, in Massena, NY. He attended Massena School, graduatin
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
Fire destroys Parishville home; woman treated for burns
PARISHVILLE — A woman was treated for burns at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after the house she was in was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. The Parishville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the residence at 3044 White Hill Road at about 4 p.m.
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.
Good News For Massena, St. Lawrence County Jobs
There was good news Tuesday for jobs in Massena and in Oswegatchie, courtesy of the New York Power Authority. The Power Authority's trustees approved a 5,000 kilowatt allocation for Arconic, the Alcoa spin-off company which operates in the old Massena West plant. Keith Hayes, the Power Authority's v
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Faster Internet Coming To St. Lawrence County
Faster internet is coming to parts of St. Lawrence County. "We are getting into the modern world and it's about time. I'm very excited," said Mike Crowe, who owns property in Russell.
2 Plead Guilty To Transporting Smuggled Immigrants
Two people drove into the U.S. from Canada near Massena last June and picked up two Dominican Republic citizens who were smuggled by boat across the St. Lawrence River to near Hogansburg.
Essex Co. murder trial underway
ELIZABETHTOWN — Opening statements in Cody Cutting’s murder trial are set to begin Wednesday morning. The Moriah man was accused in April of fatally shooting his fraternal brother, 44-year-old Derek J. Sprague of Witherbee, in the parking lot of their social club, Eagles Aerie 4410.