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Power Authority Tries To Power Up Tourism In St. Lawrence County
Waddington and Massena land major fishing tournaments. But can other communities replicate that success and with other forms of recreation? St. Lawrence County is about to find out.
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.
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
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 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.
Good News For Massena, St. Lawrence County Jobs
There was good news Tuesday for jobs in Massena and in Oswegatchie, courtesy of the New York Power Authority. The Power Authority's trustees approved a 5,000 kilowatt allocation for Arconic, the Alcoa spin-off company which operates in the old Massena West plant. Keith Hayes, the Power Authority's v
Police: Ticonderoga man jailed on murder, weapon charges
TICONDEROGA -- The Ticonderoga man who is suspected of killing a man last week was charged with murder late Monday after being found hiding near the Canadian border. Michael E. LaRock was found in a home in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, around 3:15 p.m. Monday after police in nearby Massena received
Larry J. Tassie, 54, of Massena
MASSENA- Larry J. Tassie, 54, of 400 South Main Street, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the Champlain Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh. Larry was born on January 14, 1964 in Massena, son of the late Gerald R. and Loretta M. Allen Tassie. He attended Madrid Waddington Schools. He enjoy
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.
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
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.
Good Boy! New York College Student’s Service Dog Gets Honorary Diploma
POTSDAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Whenever Brittany Hawley went to class, her loyal service dog Griffin was there. If she needed her cell phone, Griffin would fetch it. Even when she assisted patients as part of an internship, Griffin was there helping out as well.
Town ponders resolution on return of I-98 with a Canton-Potsdam bypass
POTSDAM — The town decided not to vote on a resolution supporting the proposed Canton-Potsdam bypass after several board members voiced their lack of interest in the project.
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.
Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
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.
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.
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).
Ogdensburg police blotter, Dec. 13
• Caller reported burglar alarm at Duty Free America at Bridge Plaza at 11:06 p.m. Police reported it was a false alarm and that the building was secure. • Subject called at 10:34 p.m. stating someone had fallen and was bleeding from the head. Rescue and fire personnel responded.