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Massena man charged with drug possession following alleged hit and run

MASSENA — State police on Aug. 12 charged Peter J. Shantie, 39, of 259 County Route 43, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and circumventing an interlock device, all misdemeanors. He was also cited with unlicensed operatio

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-16 00:30:00

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

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 05:51:00

Gideon's Galley food truck open in Potsdam

The food truck will offer paninis, steak sandwiches, wraps, soups, fries and homemade chips all made with local products.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 12:08:00

What’s Going On: Ice cream socials planned in Canton and Lisbon

CANTON: Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., host ice cream social, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; ice cream with an assortment of topping, hamburgers, hotdogs; prices vary.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 17:34:00

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


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


What’s Going On: Lisbon Homecoming, Possibilities in the Park in Massena, Freedom School race in Akwesasne

LISBON: Lisbon United Presbyterian Church annual homecoming breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; scrambled eggs, French toast, sausage, ham, home fries, toast, juice, coffee, bake sale, $6.50 a person.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 09:29:00

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.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-15 13:01:00

Rensselaer Falls woman rescued from overturned Toyota following two-car collision in Canton

CANTON – A Rensselaer Falls woman was rescued from her vehicle and transported to Canton-Potsdam hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries following a two-car collision on County Route 14 Tuesday, Aug. 15.According to a press release from county sheriff’s office, Meagan E. Law, 46, of Ogdensbur


Star Lake woman facing meth manufacture charge after her car hits a house in Fine

FINE – A car crashing into a house on Oswegatchie Trail Wednesday morning led to felony drug charges against a 55-year-old Star Lake woman.Darlene E. Cole, Star Lake, was charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a felony, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled s

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 12:10:00

Northbound plays Monday at Morristown Fire Hall

MORRISTOWN -- Potsdam’s Northbound band will play a concert Monday, Aug. 20, at the Morristown Fire Hall Pavilion.The concert, sponsored by the Morristown Gateway Museum, will begin at 6:30 p.m.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 09:30:00

Massena man accused of Lacey Yekel murder headed for Sept. 25 trial

A Massena man accused in a 2014 homicide will go to trial this fall.Christopher Hebert, 46, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Lacey Yekel, who was 25 at the time she was killed.Hebert


Former Ogdensburg man gets prison for attempted burglary

Eric S. Lalonde, 33, formerly of 1005 Ford St., Ogdensburg, now an inmate at the Elmira Correctional Facility, was sentenced as a second-felony offender after his May 15 guilty plea to second-degree attempted burglary, the reduced first count of the indictment charging him with first-degree burglary


Potsdam man charged with unlicensed operation in Lisbon

LISBON -- A Potsdam man was charged with unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on State Highway 68, Aug. 11 according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.Brenden W. Narrow, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and insufficient tail lamps.


North Country Assemblywoman says dairy industry prices hurting rural economy

A North Country Assemblywoman said at a dairy conference in Albany the effect of low milk prices is rippling through the rural economy, dragging it down.Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa, said a day spent at a dairy summit in Albany demonstrated her proposal to address the crisis facing farm

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 11:34:00

CJ’s Kegs Cases & More in Potsdam sold to new owners

It was never easy competing with Wal-Mart, but you made CJ’S your store for family celebrations and holiday parties. Please continue to support the new owners, Griff’s Beverages, making them your continued beverage store of choice.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 08:47:00

Photo studio opening in Massena Aug. 26

MASSENA – Photos by lily studio will open Aug. 26 at 333 Pontoon Bridge Rd.Reservations are open now and a 15 percent discount will be offered from Aug. 26 to Sept. 26.For more info, and samples of her work, visit .Pricing info is listed in the about section of the page.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 09:01:00

Several motorists charged with DWI

■Silvio Semedo, 29, Fort Drum, was charged at 1:43 a.m. Saturday by Watertown police with DWI and a right-of-way violation on the 300 block of State Street. Mr. Semedo’s blood-alcohol content was reported to be 0.11 percent.


Variety of activities scheduled for Saturday’s ‘Possibilities in the Park’ in Massena

MASSENA — Bounce houses for younger and older kids, bumper balls, raffles, face painting, a scavenger hunt, food trucks, Narcan training and more are in the lineup for Saturday at Springs Park in Massena.


Hermon man gets prison for cocaine sales

Timothy S. Sharpstein Jr., 28, of 112 Germain St., Hermon, was sentenced to 5½ years in prison with two years of post-release supervision for his April 2 guilty plea to felony third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.