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Teen charged with making terroristic threat at Norwood-Norfolk Central

NORFOLK -- A 16-year old male from Norfolk was charged with making a terroristic threat Thursday afternoon, according to state police.Stevens Cayden M. Stevens, 16, was charged after an investigation into a threat that was made at Norwood Norfolk Central School Thursday, troopers said.Stevens, a stu

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Norfolk man charged with criminal contempt

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thursday stemming from a March 14 incident, according to state police. Richard A. Christy, 23, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt at 3:05 p.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Potsdam and Akwesasne men charged with drug possession in separate incidents

POTSDAM - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on CR 35 Wednesday afternoon, according to state police. Brooke A. Dashno, 26, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:58 p.m., officers said.She was cited and released. MASSENA - An Akwesasne man was charged with drug possession o

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:17:00

Massena man charged with possessing crack cocaine

NORFOLK - State police on March 19 charged Tyler D. Brooks, 23, of 374 County Route 37, Massena, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers said that at 1:34 a.m. on Route 56, Mr. Brooks was stopped for driving a 2006 Nissan Titan with an inadequate exhau

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 01:40:00

Hopkinton man charged in theft at Massena mall

MASSENA - A Hopkinton man was charged with a felony following an investigation of a theft at the St. Lawrence Centre mall, 6100 St. Lawrence Center Road, according to state police. Mark S. Lefrancois, 49, was charged at 8:20 p.m. with fourth-degree grand larceny, felony, and criminal mischief: Reckl

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:55:00

Ogdensburg police arrest five for making meth in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE -- Ogdensburg police arrested five people on meth making charges March 21 after executing a search warrant on County Route 6. The Ogdensburg Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Unit in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 4057 County

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:56:00

Massena Town Council supports Boutique Air flights to Boston

MASSENA - Massena Town Council members have thrown their support behind a plan for Boutique Air to drop its flights to Albany and Baltimore and instead provide three daily flights to Boston. During their meeting Wednesday, board members unanimously agreed to send a letter of support to the federal D

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Opinion: Flicking shadows and flashing red lights will ruin North Country view, former Hopkinton resident says

To the Editor: I have no dog in the wind issue in the Town of Hopkinton as I left the community over seven years ago.In 2002 I undertook to teach in a private high school in Plattsburgh and I also watched the beautiful foothills of the Adirondacks transformed into nothing but a mass of flicking shad

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 14:28:00

Gun, knife sale in Brasher Falls this weekend

BRASHER FALLS -- A gun and knife sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Shamrock Club, 138 County Rt. 50. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.Admission is $3 per person, under age 12 free. There will be plenty of dealers present with all kin

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 21:42:00

Former North Lawrence woman who fled the state gets prison for 2015 drug conviction

CANTON - A former North Lawrence woman who fled the state was sentenced to prison Tuesday in St. Lawrence County Court for her 2015 conviction of drug possession. Brandee J. Arquiett, 38, formerly of 1523 Route 11C, Apt. 204, was sentenced, as a second-felony offender, to four years in prison for he


Norwood-Norfolk Central undergoes lockdown after threat found written on bathroom wall

NORWOOD - A threat written on a bathroom wall prompted a student lockdown at Norwood-Norfolk Central School this morning. "Today Norwood-Norfolk Central School received a threat, written on a bathroom wall," NNCS Superintendent Jamie Cruikshank said in a message to district parents. "The NYS Police

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:54:00

City man charged with harassment, mischief

WATERTOWN - City police have charged a Winthrop Street man with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday afternoon. L'Quarius L. Leday, 32, 129 Winthrop St. Apt. 2, was arrested at his home at 12:44 p.m. on Tuesday and held for an arraignment at City


Potsdam resident facing drug charge in Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday, according to state police. Jerrid R. French, 28, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana or operating a motor vehicle without an inspection at 5:20 p.m., officers said. PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was ch


Snake oil alert: BlockChain Industries, says Massena resident

It is upon every resident of Massena and the nearby neighboring communities to block BlockChain Industries.Take it from the nearby city of Plattsburgh who just became the first U.S. city to ban the commercial cryptocurrency mining practice due to skyrocketing electric bills. "Here's Plattsburgh Mayo

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 18:48:00

Massena man charged with child endangerment

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Mark S. Lefrancois, 49, of Peck Street, Heuvelton with child endangerment at 3 p.m. March 21 on South Main Street. He was released with an appearance ticket. MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Mark S. Lefrancois, 49, of Peck Street, Heuvelton with c

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 20:58:00

Tense debate in Massena over hiring multiple Department of Public Works employees ends up with one hire

MASSENA - A proposal by the village's water department head to hire three new Department of Public Works motor vehicle operators led to a tense debate with village board members, and the board voted to approve one new hire. The discussion included the mayor airing hopes that an upcoming local govern


Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Massena in New York

A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Massena in New York. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 04:59:14 / March 21, 2018 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.03 km (0 miles). The 2.87-magnitude ea


Winthrop man gets prison for burglary

CANTON - A Winthrop man was resentenced to prison Monday in St. Lawrence County Court after admitting to violating probation for multiple burglary convictions. Justin P. Love, 25, of 817 Route 420, Lot 1, had his Nov. 30, 2015, five-year probation sentence for two counts of third-degree burglary va


Potsdam police cite two motorists for driving infactions

POTSDAM - Potsdam police said they cited two motorists with driving infractions on Tuesday. Those charged included: Juan S. Manzanomunoz, 21, New Rochelle, was cited for unlicensed operator and inadequate stop lamps on Hamilton Street at 9:22 p.m. Anthony Badunkansahfrimpng, 21, Bronx, was cited fo


Ogdensburg woman recently robbed at knife point understands better than most what drugs can do

OGDENSBURG - A city woman who was robbed at knifepoint while walking along Deviller Street on March 10, says it took nearly a week before she was comfortable walking alone outside again. "I think it was the most frightening thing that has ever happened to me," said Lee P. Southern. David R. Redmond