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Black River woman sentenced for drug possession
WATERTOWN — Alyssa R. McGinnis, 24, Black River, was sentenced to three years in state prison, two years of post-release supervision and the forfeiture of $1,864.17 on Friday in Jefferson County Court. She was sentenced to a concurrent sentence of one year in prison and two years of post-release sup
A true public servant: Bouchard to retire after 30 years as city clerk in Ogdensburg
This December, Mrs. Bouchard will retire after 30 years as city clerk. While the municipal government must do more with fewer resources, the sense of welcome that people in Ogdensburg offer to her and other staff members has never been in short supply.
Ogdensburg teens charged with felonies following two burglaries
OSWEGATCHIE — Two Ogdensburg teens were arrested Thursday in connection with a burglary that was reported to state police July 24.The unnamed 16 and 17-year old teens were charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, troopers said.
Scholarship created in honor of George Boldt
WATERTOWN — To honor the memory of George C. Boldt — whose story is well-known in the north country and whose castle on Heart Island is a long-established tourist attraction — his great-grandson, Malcolm Goodridge, announced Wednesday he would match all charitable gifts, up to $50,000, to help creat
Three injured in Canton bridge crash
A blue PT Cruiser heading east on Route 68 was reported to be traveling between 50 and 60 miles per hour, according to witnesses, when he ran a red light, striking a black Chevy Silverado that was exiting the Cascade Inn parking lot.
Four hurt in 3-vehicle crash on traffic snarled Canton bridges
One of the vehicles in this morning's Canton bridge crash being towed from the scene.CANTON -- Three cars in an accident on Canton's downtown bridges resulted in injury to four people and will result in charges against at least one driver, Canton police said.Witnesses reported to Officer Ashley Coff
Despite Trump's snub, defense policy bill is still called 'The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act' (Letters)
In an orchestratedsigning ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, President Trump could not give credit or respect to Senator John S. McCain (R-Az), who has served his nation for five decades, and is dying of brain cancer.
Wells College students visit Carthage Area Hospital
Through the Rural Immersion Program in partnership with Northern Area Health Education Center and Wells College, Aurora, the students spent last Monday through Friday talking to community members and hospital personnel to gain perceptions about health care in a rural setting.
College football: Syracuse to hold Fort Drum Youth Football Day on Sunday
SYRACUSE — The Syracuse University football program is holding a Fort Drum Youth Football Day on Sunday at the Ensley Athletic Center on East Colvin Street in Syracuse.The team will host the children of Fort Drum military families in various activities, including a skills clinic and autograph sessio
Barn wood sale this weekend in Carthage
Greg Millard, owner and operator of Greg’s Handyman Service for more than 20 years, was asked by landowner Warren Fargo to disassemble a barn that sat on the Route 45 property his family purchased in 1941.
Police charge several people with DWI, related offenses
Aric James Donaldson, 26, of 99108 Forrest Drive, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving a motor vehicle on a sidewalk and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Under state law, a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication. Aggravat
Lisbon man charged with false info on pistol permit application
Brett A. Crossett, 30, was charged with second-degree offering a false written statement, officers said.
President Trump signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act
WASHINGTON (NNS) — President Donald J. Trump signed the $717 billion Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act at a ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, Aug. 13.The act – named for Arizona Sen. John S. McCain – authorizes a 2.6 percent military pay raise and increases the active duty forces by 15,6
Coaches, teachers, other staff appointed at Canton Central
• Tiffany Todd was appointed as a cleaner (probationary), effective Aug. 27, at a prorated salary of $28,074.
Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain in Fort Drum, N.Y. Trump says he’s asking federal regulators to look into the effectiveness of the quarterly financial reports that publicly traded comp
Gouverneur, NY Livestock - 8/9/18
SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 53.00-53.50, High dress 55.00-55.50, Low dress 47.00-50.50; BONERS: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 45.00-48.50, High dress 50.00-51.00; LEAN: 88-90% lean, Avg dress 40.00-42.00, High dress 45.00-48.00, Low dress 20.00-35.00.
Star Lake man charged with petit larceny
EDWARDS — State police on Monday charged James W. Carlisle, 53, of 463 Oswegatchie Trail Road, Star Lake, with misdemeanor petit larceny.
Rensselaer Falls woman treated for minor injuries following rollover car crash
Deputies said on County Route 14 in the town, Donna J. White, 69, of 795 County Route 14, was driving her 2016 Toyota in a southwesterly direction when her vehicle’s front passenger side was struck by Megan E. Law, 28, of 808 Ford St., Ogdensburg, who was backing her 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck
Ogdensburg using hidden cameras to crack down on illegal dumping in city
However, the decision to use four digital cameras — to secretly be installed in unspecified locations within the city on a rotating basis — has prompted questions by some members of City Council. On multiple occasions in the past, the council has expressed reservations about installing security came
Music, sales, food, fireworks planned for Lisbon's annual Homecoming Weekend Aug. 17-18
LISBON -- Lisbon’s annual Homecoming Weekend will be held Friday, Aug. 17 and Saturday, Aug. 18, with a live music, food, sales and fireworks.Things get started with a historical walk of the hamlet of Lisbon on Friday. The New Buckskins will provide music later at a dance at the American Legion from