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Your Turn: Feedback On Hammond Student, Parker & Hallett
An Instagram post resulted in a Hammond student being handcuffed by police and taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation. The boy's mom is angered by the district's actions:
Hammond Student Handcuffed, Hospitalized Over Instagram Post
April Price cries a little looking at a photo of her son, Jesse Bender, at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. It all started at Hammond High School Monday morning. She got a call from him about 11:40.
2 Ogdensburg Teens Missing, 1 Wanted By Police
Two teenagers from Ogdensburg are missing and police believe they are together. Ogdensburg police say 15 year old Olivia Roberts has been missing since December 12 and 17 year old Kenneth Snyder was reported missing on November 20.
Former Jail Cook Arrested for Having Sex With Inmates Working For Her
When dating gets tough, you can always count on Tinder, right? Nope. This 43-year-old had a much “better” idea. She decided to ditch the whole online dating and go straight to sleeping with her employees. Wait, not just any employees, but inmates from St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in Can
Michael A. Forrest Sr., 81, of Ogdensburg
Michael A. Forrest Sr., age 81 of the McCormick Road in Ogdensburg, and formerly of New Jersey passed away Sunday (December 16, 2018) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. A gathering for family and friends will be held at the family home on Thursday (Dec 20, 2018) from
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
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.
IGTNT: The Loss of a 19 year-old Soldier From Pennsylvania in Afghanistan Last Week
I Got The News Today (IGTNT), which is one of the oldest continuous series on Daily Kos, provides members of this community a venue to pay their respects to those who have died as a result of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan as well in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
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
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Friday, Dec. 14
Need a local attorney? NNYLawyers.com JeffersonScanner.com. Michael T. Dixon Sr., 50, of 515 Bradley St., Apt. 1, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 1:06 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at his residence with felony counts of second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Mr
Roundup: Randall named MVP as Spartans win Salmon River tournament
First period: 1, Queensbury, Jack Randall (Trevor Vogel), 11:05. 2, Salmon River, Cameron Cartier (Tim Cook), 5:05. 3, Queensbury, Tyler Vogel (Brendan Murphy, Devon Salone), 3:13 (pp).
Pair arrested after drug raid in Felts Mills, police say
FELTS MILLS, NY — Members of the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at about 6:25 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at 24015 Cemetery Road in the town of Rutland. This address has been the focus of an on-going drug investigation, police said.
TAP Air Portugal to add San Francisco in June
TAP Air Portugal has announced its latest new destination: San Francisco. This new route reinforces and consolidates the Company’s bet in that market, now extending its reach to reach California, on the west coast of the USA.
New military procurement plan threatens local dairies’ direct sales to Drum
EAST SYRACUSE — Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., says he thinks the new proposed procurement process for milk on military bases is dumb. Standing in front of the Byrne Dairy Ultra Dairy facility on Friday, Sen. Schumer said the new proposal from the Defense Commissary Agency to use centralized wareh
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.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
US: 19-year-old Johnstown man died in Afghanistan
A 19-year-old man from Johnstown died Thursday in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky, 19, died at Bagram Airfield, Bagram District, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident, the DOD said in a news release. The incident is under inves
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.