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APA takes field trip to clear-cut forest

Eric Ross, leaning on the trick, the general manager of Adirondack operations for the Lyme Timber Company, talks with members of the state Adirondack Park Agency board and the public, explaining how clear-cutting a forest can be beneficial to the plant life. (Enterprise photo - Aaron Cerbone) PIERC


Social justice issues topic of North Country Matters show, interview with Canton church leaders

Paul Siskind and the Rev. James Galasinski from Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church discuss the church's new Social Justice Initiative with NCM host Donna Seymour in the first new North Country Matters show of the Fall season. POTSDAM -- North Country Matters, the local public affairs video magaz

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:48:00

North country museums receive federal grants

U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, announced Tuesday that three north country museums received Museums for America grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grants are designed to promote the role of museums in communities by strengthening their ability to serve the public

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

BOCES capital project goes to voters

Darcy Burman's cosmetology classroom that will be expanded if the capital project gets voter approval. From left to right: Rose Burns, Kayley LaPierre, Morgan Streeter, Madison Vachon, Alyssa Whitney, Marissa Durham, and Kaylee Adams. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) Zach Fredenburg, far right, an


Man charged with DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle in Potsdam

POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies said they charged a man with driving while intoxicated on State Highway 11B on Wednesday morning. Jeremy N. Way, 44, Plattsburgh, was cited for DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right, deputies said. His blood-alcohol

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:43:00

Ogdensburg drainage issues near Burger King resolved, city to release funding to contractor

OGDENSBURG - The drainage issues near Burger King have been alleviated, according to a public city council update. The item had been an out stander from city's massive Paterson Street project. The city had withheld $60,000 from payment to ensure work could be completed without financially impacting

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:11:00

State police in Canton begin search for new home to address parking, building access and efficiency of operations issues

CANTON - State police are searching for a new facility that will better meet their needs which have changed over the 20 years that they have been located at 49 1/2 Court St. "The state police is always looking to optimize our space so that we can effectively meet the needs of the public and our memb

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:51:00

Juried art exhibit opens Sept. 23 at Frederic Remington in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG - The 2017 International Juried Art Exhibit at Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., will be displayed from Sept. 23-Jan. 14. The public is invited to attend the opening reception Saturday, Sept. 23, from 2- 4 p.m., in the Richard E. Winter and Torrey Family galleries. Artist

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:44:00

Massena schools working to meet needs of students who do not speak English at home

MASSENA -- Massena Central School will discuss the best way to address an influx of elementary students whose primary language is not English at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting. This year, Massena Central School District has had and increase of students at the elementary level whose spoken l

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Free 'Sum of Which' board game tournament in Massena Saturday

MASSENA -- There will be a free "Sum of Which" tournament Saturday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at North Country Showcase in the St. Lawrence Centre Mall "Sum of Which" (patent pending), is a Scrabble-style board game with numbers created by SUNY Potsdam math professor Becky Duprey. Space is limited. Regis

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:58:00

Opinion: Thanks for the CR 59 road repair, says Hannawa Falls resident

To the Editor: Sincere and much deserved thanks to all of the Pierrepont and Potsdam and county and state DOT crews that so professionally and courteously cleared and widened the road shoulders and superbly paved the Back Hannawa Road, now CR 59 road this year. What a pleasure it is to travel on it

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:15:00

Instrumental trio to play at the Buc in Canton

The intrumental trio Jerod, Stephen and Doyle will play electronic improv music at the Buccaneer. CANTON -- The Jerod Stephen Doyle trio will perform Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8-10 p.m. at the Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St. The band is a live instrumental improv trio based Potsdam formed in 2015. Th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 21:39:00

Edward C. Seymour VFW to recognize POW/MIA Day with remembrance service in Canton

CANTON -- The Edward C. Seymour VFW Post 1231 will recognize National POW/MIA Day with a memorial remembrance service on Friday, Sept. 22, at the post on Gouverneur Street at 7 p.m. The service will be dedicated to the 50 soldiers who have been accounted for in 2017. CANTON -- The Edward C. Seymour

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:03:00

Potsdam resident participates in 'Honor Flight' to visit war memorials in Washington D.C.

POTSDAM -- In early September Al Jones, a longtime resident of Potsdam, traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of an "Honor Flight" to visit war memorials. North Country Honor Flight is part of a nationwide movement to honor our nation's veterans with a trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. to visit

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 15:58:00

Brasher Falls resident charged with drug possession in Potsdam

POTSDAM - A Brasher Falls resident was charged with drug possession on Main Street Wednesday evening, according to state police. Frederick L. Jandreau, 25, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of controlled substance in a non-origina

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 17:57:00

Potsdam police cite six motorists with driving infractions

POTSDAM - Potsdam police said they charged six motorists with driving infractions on Wednesday. Those charged included: Scott A. Moore, 43, Brasher Falls, was cited for an unsafe lane change on Maple Street at 3:06 p.m. following a two vehicle property-damage accident. No injuries were reported. E

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 13:32:00

SUNY Potsdam staging emergency drill Thursday

POTSDAM -- As part of its continuous emergency planning efforts, SUNY Potsdam will hold a campuswide "Shelter in Place" drill Thursday, Sept. 21, beginning at 9:45 a.m., in an effort to familiarize the campus with steps to take in a crisis. This drill will last approximately 20 minutes. SUNY Potsdam

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:38:00

Crane Latin Ensemble performing Saturday in Potsdam

POTSDAM - The Crane Latin Ensemble will be the next featured performer of the 2nd Annual Ives Park Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. The Latin Ensemble is a student group at SUNY Potsdam dedicated to bringing salsa to the North Country through a partnership with the Mambo Legends Orche

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:00

'Construction Zone' for kids in Potsdam Saturday

POTSDAM -- The North Country Children's Museum presents "Construction Zone" Saturday, Sept. 23 from 12:30 until 2 p.m. at the University Bookstore, Market Street. The event features an interactive wall where kids can choose pipes to fit together to create interconnecting tubes. Kids then run balls t

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:56:00

Two Potsdam residents arrested following incident on Old Potsdam-Parishville Road

POTSDAM - Two Potsdam residents were arrested Tuesday following an incident on the Old Potsdam-Parishville Road, according to state police. Ryan L. McLean, 33, was charged with second-degree harassment, resisting arrest and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle at 9:15 p.m., officers said. At 9:19 p.m

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:00:00