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Man charged with pot possession, aggravated unlicensed operation in Hammond
Richard L. Gollwitzer, no age listed, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, speed in zone and aggravated unlicensed operation, officers said.
What’s Going On: Harvest dinner set in Hammond, dairy dinner to be served in Canton
HAMMOND: Harvest Dinner, Hammond Presbyterian Church, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; full turkey dinner with all the fixings; $10, 12 to 5 years $5; under 4 free; take-outs available; 315-324-5517.
Fort Drum soldier guilty of raping teen
Tyler Lavergne,21, of Harpursville, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted rape, reduced from a count of second-degree rape, in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Police: Gouverneur man charged with interfering with serious personal-injury accident
GOUVERNEUR — A Gouverneur man was charged Sunday with interfering with a police investigation related to a serious personal-injury accident that took place Sept. 22, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Cody J. Orr, 20, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administr
Gouverneur woman gets prison for attempted arson
Mary E. Yerdon, also known as Mary E. McIntosh, 51, of 316 W. Main St., formerly of 230 E. Main St., downstairs, Gouverneur, was sentenced to 2½ to 5 years in prison for her Aug. 22 conviction of third-degree attempted arson, the reduced count of third-degree arson, for which she was tried.
Snow predicted throughout north country early this week; slight accumulation may occur
Franklin and St. Lawrence counties have snowfall predicted as well, according to the NWS in Burlington, Vt., but with very little accumulation.
Watertown woman accused of petit larceny
Melisa M. Fredrodriguez, 19, was issued an appearance ticket returnable to local court.
St. Lawrence County District 3 race pits Joseph Lightfoot against Michael Hammond
Mr. Lightfoot, 73, is a retired state police investigator. He touts his knowledge of state and local issues and his role in helping restore financial solvency to county government as reasons to return him to office.
Franklin Street resident, city at odds over picket fence
According to the fence ordinance, the fence must have 80 percent transparency, or open space, for safety reasons.
Texas pair jailed as fugitives from justice in Massena
MASSENA — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies said they picked up two Texas residents as fugitives from justice following a complaint made to U.S. Border Patrol.Deputies charged Nicolas J. Torres, 29, Irving, Texas, and Christina Aguilar, 22, Garland, Texas, at an undisclosed location and time, o
General store in Morristown gives residents new option
And since the store opened one month ago, co-owner Karen Young said not only has business been brisk, but the steady flow of customers is proving that small mom-and-pop shops can help breathe new economic life into vacant downtown corridors across the north country.
Adams man charged with carrying loaded pistol, with 15 rounds of ammo
WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Matthew J. Bartholomew, 33, of 18705 Owens Road, Adams Center, with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — ammo clip, a class D felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon — loaded firearm, a class C felony.
Hammond plans new town hall, opera house restoration projects
Doing so, in turn, will allow the town to seek help in restoring the old Hammond Opera House, which is located inside its current municipal facility.
Police: Three Edwards-Knox students charged following investigation of marijuana edibles at school
RUSSELL — Three Edwards-Knox Central students were charged Friday following investigation of a student selling marijuana edibles, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Deputies allege that Trevor J. White, 17, Russell, sold marijuana edibles to other students while at school.
Three apartment residents escape Massena kitchen fire
Tim Beaulieu, a Massena Fire Department member who served as chief at the scene, said the 3:47 p.m. fire broke out at an apartment above the Fourth Coast Diner.
What’s Going On: Spaghetti dinner to be served at Hammond church, DePeyster church to hold roast beef dinner
HAMMOND: Annual Altar Rosary spaghetti dinner, 4-7 p.m., Hammond Village Hall; includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, Italian bread, dessert; adults $10, students $5, children free.
Man headed to prison for car vandalism
Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.
Morristown man turns down offer of paid fire driver position in Potsdam
By CRAIG FREILICHPOTSDAM – The Village of Potsdam has made an offer to a Morristown man to fill the fire department’s open paid driver position, but the prospective driver has turned the offer down.In public session after an executive session to discuss the offer, the village Board of Trustees voted
Upstate NY Mom Demands Dog That Attached Her Son Be Put Down
An upstate New York mother wants thedogthat attacked her 3 year-old son to be put down.Amanda Davenport ofWatertownsays a pitbull 'brutally attacked' her son Zhander while he was playing outside, leaving him with possible permanent never damage. Zhander needed emergency surgery and over 80 stitches
Troopers: Ogdensburg, Withrop residents charged with impaired driving
OSWEGATCHIE — An Ogdensburg man was charged with driving while impaired by drugs and drug possession Thursday morning, according to state police.Christopher W. Austin, 32, was charged with first-degree operating a motor vehicle while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a