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State police make drug arrests in Canton, Brasher
CANTON — State police said they charged a man with pot possession on State Highway 310 Oct. 19.Christopher R. Durham, 37, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 4:39 p.m., police said.
Ogdensburg teen faces criminal mischief charge
OGDENSBURG — State police on Oct. 10 charged a 17-year-old Ogdensburg boy with misdemeanor fourth-degree criminal mischief.Troopers said the teen allegedly broke an interior multiple glass paneled door off its hinges during a domestic dispute at a residence on County Route 6.The teen was arraigned i
United Presbyterian Church of Lisbon to serve roast pork dinner Oct. 20
Dinner includes roast pork, mashed potatoes, corn, cabbage salad, apple sauce, rolls, beverage and homemade pie.
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.
Heuvelton man charged with DWI following motorcycle crash
OGDENSBURG — State police on Oct. 10 charged William G. Gagnon of 426 East Road, Heuvelton, with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with unsafe lane change, operating out of class and helmet violation.
Invasive fish new to north country spotted near Akwesasne
Matthew Windle, an aquatic biologist with the St. Lawrence River Institute, Cornwall, Ontario, said members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe captured two tench, a Eurasian fish that can threaten native species and water quality, on Sept. 27 south of Cornwall Island. The two fish, each about a foot long
Massena man charged with criminal possession of marijuana
MORRISTOWN — State police on Oct. 15 charged Waylon T. Square, 21, of 233 Helena Road, Massena, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors. He was also cited with speeding.
An amazing Ironman comeback for Lisbon’s Russell, Ogdensburg’s Farrell takes third
On Saturday he was back at the Kona starting gate after being awarded a wildcard spot to honor his remarkable comeback. He placed sixth out of 39 participants in the men’s professional division in a time of 8 hours, 4 minutes, 45 seconds.
Rangers rescue lost and injured hikers over weekend
Oct 23, 2018 —State officials say forest rangers conducted two search and rescue operations last weekend in the North Country. Saturday evening, five people became disoriented while hiking Sleeping Beauty Mountain in Washington County near Lake George. The group included an eight year old girl. Two
Police: Victim hit with bat, threatened with machete
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man threatened to kill a woman with a machete and struck her with a baseball bat and a table leg, police say.Alfonzia Lee, 49, was arrested Oct. 5 and charged with second-degree assault, first-degree menacing and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapo
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
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.
Paving Rt. 56 in Potsdam starts Wednesday, to run through next Tuesday
POTSDAM -- Crews are to begin paving Pierrepont Avenue, State Route 56 between Main Street and Canton Drive, at the SUNY Potsdam campus, starting Wednesday, Oct. 24. The work is expected to be done by Tuesday, Oct. 30, according to the state Department of Transportation Region 7 office in Watertown.
Honeybee presentation is slated for Wednesday in Canton
Roome has a master’s degree in Environmental Biology/Biotechnology, from the college of Environmental Science and Forestry, and a master’s in science teaching from SUNY Potsdam.
Malone resident charged with drug possession on Waddington
Keeley J. Fraser, 31, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and an equipment violation for broken glass at 5:10 p.m., police said.
Massena teacher hopes to join St. Lawrence County legislature, says drug epidemic is major concern
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- Nicole Terminelli, the Democratic hopeful for the 14th District, says spurring economic development in downtown Massena would be focus if she is elected and wants more county focus on the area’s drug problem.She is a Massena Central School District teacher.
Remington Haunting: A Family Event planned Oct. 26-27 in Ogdensburg
For much of its nearly 100 years as a museum, the Remington has been the subject of ghost stories, said a museum press release.
Potsdam police cite six following traffic stops on Saturday
POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged six motorists with driving infractions on Saturday. Those charged included:• Phillip T. Dishaw Jr., 28, Norwood, was cited for inadequate muffler at 12:58 a.m. on May Road.
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.
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.