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Potsdam Kiwanis Club host school supply drive

The Potsdam Kiwanis Club members and its youth service leadership groups recently donated school supplies to students at Lawrence Avenue Elementary School. From left, were Jennifer Gray, principal; and Tyler Ashlaw, Dylan Ashlaw and Carlyle Jimenez. A.A.K. middle school students received school supp

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-26 15:58:00

Potsdam Kiwanis Club donates school supplies to students at Parishville-Hopkinton Central

The Potsdam Kiwanis recently donated school supplies to the Parishville-Hopkinton third grade. On hand for the donation were, from left, Brooke Reid, elementary principal; Haley P., Jasmine P., Chloe G., Nicoli B., Gavin H. and Keegan P.; and Barb Gallagher, elementary secretary. Students' last name

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-26 12:49:00

Record high temperatures reached in Canton, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Massena and Gouverneur for second day in a row

Record highs were recorded Monday in Canton, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Massena, Gouverneur, and Star Lake as temps reaching into the 90s in parts of the county, according to The Weather Underground. Temperatures of 92 degrees were recorded in Canton and Ogdensburg which broke the previous record of 83 de

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-26 12:49:00

Social justice inititative conference at Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday

CANTON -- The Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 East Main St., will hold the first conference of its new social justice initiative, "Working Together: Creating Bully-Free Workplaces," Saturday, Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Workshop sessions will discuss aspects such as the legal issues involved and the

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-27 00:34:00

Public hearing set on possible final draft of Canton village's proposed rental registration law

CANTON -- The village board here has scheduled a public hearing on the latest, and possibly final, version of the proposed rental registration law. At their meeting Monday night the board slated the hearing for Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at the municipal office building on Main Street. The proposed law which

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-26 08:26:00

Lisbon man charged with violating order of protection in Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR - A Lisbon man was charged Friday with violating an order of protection after making threatening statements to a protected party, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Kyle D. Bjork, 28, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment and second-degree criminal contemp

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 15:21:00

SLC Arts to host presentation by Steven Sauter on living with disabilities Thursday

POTSDAM -- SLC Arts will host a presentation by Steven Sauter at the Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St., Thursday, Sept. 28, from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Sauter will discuss living with disabilities. As a young adult with Down Syndrome, Sauter of Canton is an advocate for full community inclusion of all people

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 23:39:00

Next Science Cafe to present "Orbital Pacemaker of Climate and Sea Level" Sept. 26-27

CANTON -- "Orbital Pacemaker of Climate and Sea Level" will be presented by St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Geology Antun Husinec at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe. The next cafe sessions are slated for 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Best Western University Inn Rushton

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 00:42:00

Snack Pack starts another year at Norwood-Norfolk

NORWOOD - Volunteers gathered recently to pack around 50 bags with cereal, ramen noodles, granola bars and drink mix for teachers at Norwood-Norfolk Central School to slip into the schoolbags of students. It's the beginning of another year for Snack Pack, an organization that provides bags of food a

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-24 12:15:00

'Living Well with Cardio-Pulmonary Diseases' Thursday in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital is hosting a "Living Well with Cardio-Pulmonary Diseases" event Sept. 28, in conjunction with Clarkson University's occupational therapy department, 20 Cottage Street conference room, from 9 a.m.-noon. Attendees will receive educational packets. This free event wil

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 21:30:00

'Mariposa & The Saint' production in Potsdam Sept. 28

POTSDAM -- "Mariposa & the Saint," a play created by the artist and activist Julia Steele Allen and Sara Fonseca, an inmate sentenced to solitary confinement, will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. in SUNY Potsdam's Performing Arts Center. This performance is free, and the public is invi

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 21:29:00

St. Lawrence County's first ever dog park opens Sunday in Potsdam

POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County's first ever dog park, the Potsdam Community Dog Park, 17 Madrid Ave., behind the Potsdam Humane Society will hold its grand opening Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon. Local community members, along with their well socialized, healthy, and non-aggressive dogs (www.potsdamdogpark.o

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 18:29:00

Massena man faces DWI charge in Potsdam

POTSDAM - A Massena man was charged with driving while intoxicated on State Highway 56 Sunday night, according to state police. Kurtis P. Moore, 25, was charged with first-offense DWI, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, speed in zone and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. The arrest too

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 17:38:00

Clarkson University in Potsdam among top tier of best colleges, according to News & World Report

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University is the top tier of national universities, in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings of "Best Colleges." Clarkson's supply chain management program, highly acclaimed by employers of Clarkson graduates, was listed among the best in the nation, ranked number 17 in Suppl

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 15:53:00

SUNY Potsdam's Crane Symphony Orchestra to perform Thursday

POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Crane Symphony Orchestra will take the stage for their first performance of the academic year Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Helen M. Hosmer Hall. The orchestra will be conducted by Ching-Chun Lai, associate professor and director of orchestras. The concert will be ava

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 23:41:00

Potsdam police make public urination, noise complaint and alcohol-related arrests Saturday night

POTSDAM - Potsdam police were busy on Saturday downtown making arrests relating to alcohol, public urination and noise complaints. Those charged included: Patrick R. Rowe Jr., 25, Liverpool, was cited for open container on Hamilton Street at 12:27 a.m. Shane R. Kuzmeski, 21, Grayslate, Ill., was c

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 15:36:00

Free community supper to take place in Potsdam Thursday

POTSDAM -- Trinity Episcopal Church on Fall Island, 8 Maple St., will hold a free community supper in the church's parish hall Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5-6:30 p.m. This month's menu features scalloped potatoes, cole slaw and dessert. Donations will be accepted, but not expected. Info: 315-265-5754,

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 15:16:00

New Stockholm municipal building on track for completion this year

WINTHROP - Despite a rainy summer, construction has been moving forward on a new Stockholm municipal building, and town officials hope to be in the building by the end of the year. "Dick Maginn (from Heritage Homes, the project's construction firm) is expected to be done by Thanksgiving time. We'll

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-25 12:15:00

Two Ogdensburg residents charged following alleged domestic dispute, troopers say

OSWEGATCHIE - Two Ogdensburg residents were arrested Monday morning following an alleged domestic dispute, according to state police. Bruce L. Nichols, 27, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief at 12:35 a.m., police said. Amy L. Nichols, 54, was charged with second-degree me

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 17:38:00

Freewill smorgasbord buffet dinner to be held in Heuvelton Wednesday

HEUVELTON -- A freewill smorgasbord buffet dinner will be held at the Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St., Wednesday, Sept. 27, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Donations accepted but not expected. All proceeds received will be used to support hurricane relief through Samaritan's Purse. Sponsored

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 15:17:00