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Shared Thanksgiving service in Rensselaer Falls

RENSSELAER FALLS - There will be a shared Thanksgiving service at Fresh Start Fellowship Church, County Route 14, just off State Highway 812, on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by Donnie Woodcock and Rick Meilleur. The public is invited. RENSSELAER FALLS - There will be a shared Th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 19:53:00

Ogdensburg woman charged with harassment in Lawrence following domestic dispute investigation

LAWRENCE - An Ogdensburg woman was charged Thursday with harassment stemming from an alleged domestic dispute that took place in March, according to state police. Amanda E. Haggerty, 26, was charged with second-degree harassment: Physical contact at 2 p.m., police said. She was cited and released. L

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 18:05:00

Breakfast With Santa! Event set for Sunday in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG -- The Elks Lodge will hold a Breakfast With Santa! Event Sunday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost is $8 per person. Children younger than 5 years old eat breakfast free. This is open to the public. OGDENSBURG -- The Elks Lodge will hold a Breakfast With Santa! Event Sunday, Nov. 19, from

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 14:02:00

Attorneys representing St. Lawrence County in Hillary lawsuit move for dismissal for all defendants, except DA and sheriff deputy

Attorneys representing a number of St. Lawrence County defendants have filed a motion in federal court to dismiss a lawsuit brought against them by acquitted murder suspect Oral "Nick" Hillary. Hillary, formerly of Potsdam and now living in Brooklyn, is suing a litany of defendants for "false arrest

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-18 01:29:00

Crane Wind Ensemble presents 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' concert Nov. 20

POTSDAM -- The Crane Wind Ensemble at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will celebrate music that references and incorporates other pieces in its last performance of the semester. The "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" concert will be offered on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert H

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 19:56:00

North Country Civil War Round Table to be held Sunday in Canton

CANTON -- The next North Country Civil War Round Table will be held Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association. Rather than featuring an in-depth lecture on an aspect of the war, we invite visitors who own items with provenance to the Civil War period to bring them

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 17:19:00

PJ's 4 X-MAS program collecting new pajamas for North Country children for Christmas through Dec. 15

OGDENSBURG -- PJ's 4 X-MAS, a program providing new pajamas for North Country children in time for Christmas and supported by St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union, is accepting donated pajamas through Dec. 15. PJs may be dropped off at any St. Lawrence FCU branch, at 800 Commerce Park Dr. or 333 State

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 14:02:00

Potsdam chamber honors citizen of the year and business of the year at annual dinner

Carey collects his award with Chamber Executive Board member Rob Bicknell and Assembly woman Addie Jenne. POTSDAM - The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce honored Tim Carey as citizen of the year and Jane Khondker of Jazzercise with the business of the year award. Tim Carey, recipient of the 2017 Potsdam C

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 20:10:00

County to pursue inmate health reimbursement

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature adopted a local law to begin billing private insurance companies for medical and dental services the county provides while someone is incarcerated at the County Jail. The county surpassed its 2017 medical budget for inmates in September and had to transfer an

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-16 20:57:07

COLUMN: Uncertainty defines where we are now

One day, almost 30 years ago, my brother and I were painting the bedroom in the apartment in Saranac Lake where Bella and I lived with our two older kids. Bella had instructed us on the color - a lemony yellow - but when she came in to take a look at the half-painted room, she didn't like it. My bro

POST-STAR - 2017-11-16 23:15:00

Revisiting NCCC's philosophy and purpose

North Country Community College's original faculty, 1968, Saranac Lake As the college's recently completed strategic plan launches it into the next 50 years as the public institution serving the Adirondack region, and as we celebrate the successes of the college over the last 50 years, we give pause


A musical way station for refugees

Journey West's goal is to foster unity and understanding between different cultures, including Jewish, Roma, European, American, and the Middle East. PHOTOS PROVIDEDJourney West supports and performs with refugee musicians and donates 5% of their income from performance fees and CD sales directly t

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-16 10:00:00

Food Pantries, scholarships and Thanksgiving Day turkey trots

Dress up for a good cause at one of the area Turkey Trots. (Photo provided - Diane Chase) It is difficult to imagine not being able to open the fridge and have numerous choices. My pantry is full of food and my children have never known a real day of hunger. Now that the weather is getting cold, nei


Local businessman pleads guilty to securities fraud

Mark Gillis in March 2012 (Enterprise photo - Chris Knight) SARANAC LAKE - Blue Line Brewery owner and former stockbroker Mark Gillis of Saranac Lake pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to securities fraud relating to stock trades he made in 2012. Gillis, who has been cooperating with authori


Pendragon lets locals pick the play

Last Year's Patrons' Pick winner: "Fiction" by Steven Dietz. (Photo provided - Burdette Parks) SARANAC LAKE - For the past two years, the show that kicks off the season at the Pendragon Theatre has been selected by popular vote. Anyone who would like to weigh in can drop by the theater at 15 Brand


It's not just rangers DEC needs more of

Forest rangers, through their union, are starting a campaign they hope will sway state leaders into hiring more of them. Starting in the Adirondacks, the rangers are asking town boards to approve a resolution asking the state to hire more rangers. Last week in Paul Smiths, the Brighton Town Council


Drug bust in Cortland County reveals heroin, crack cocaine

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Three men were jailed Friday in Cortland County after state police seized heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs. A search warrant was executed in an apartment at 76 Central Ave., Cortland, by members of the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Tea

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 20:12:36

Q&A: Trumansburg musicians Richie and Rosie release sophomore album 'Nowhere In Time'

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. - Banjo player, Richie Stearns and Fiddle player Rosie Newton may be decades apart in age, but their love for folk and old time music transcends time. Richie and Rosie, an Ithaca-area folk duo released their sophomore album, Nowhere

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Rogues' Harbor Inn great for a classic, hearty meal

The original Rogues' Harbor Inn, which opened in 1830, has nine guest rooms along with a bar area and two pleasant dining rooms. Breakfast is served for the overnight guests but otherwise it's dinner only, which starts at 5 p.m. daily. I think of Rogues' Harbor as a bastion of casual comfort food:

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

'Wilson' holds audience and doesn't let go

Wilson, directed by Craig Johnson, available on home video. Do you ever get a movie from Netflix and wonder when - or if - you'll ever be in the mood to watch it? The days go by and that red envelope sits waiting on the coffee table. That happened to me this week with a film called Wilson. In it, Wo

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00