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Man arrested after meeting with Hermon teen met online and taking her Gouverneur, deputies say

HERMON - A man was arrested Friday after meeting with a teenage girl that he met online without the consent of her parents, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Nicholas Z. Zephir, 20, Hopewell Junction, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, officers said.Zephir allege

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 16:47:00

State police investigate accidents in Waddington, Gouverneur and Edwards

WADDINGTON - A Lisbon man was involved in a property-damage accident on CR 31A on Wednesday, according to state police. Shaun S. Dafoe, 44, was the driver.The incident took place near Pork Street and was reported at 5:53 a.m. He was not injured and no tickets were reported, officers said. EDWARDS -


Ogdensburg school district approves six sports mergers

OGDENSBURG - The Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education approved six sports mergers with Heuvelton Central School District at Tuesday's meeting in anticipation of the upcoming spring sports season. Mergers were approved for boys and girls spring track at both the modified and varsity lev

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 16:50:00

Madrid man cited for speeding in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- A Madrid man was charged with speeding on State Highway 345 Monday afternoon, according to Potsdam police. Tyler J. Allen, 18, was charged with speed in zone after being observed driving 48 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone on Madrid Avenue, police said.He was cited at 4:55 p.m. and release


Potsdam Library to host After Work Book Club Jan. 23

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Library is hosting an After Work Book Club on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. in the library's main reading room. The new group will convene Tuesday, Jan. 23 to discuss "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal. POTSDAM - The Potsdam Library is hosting

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-20 16:39:00

Ogdensburg school board approves retirements, new hires

OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education approved several retirements, appointed several new employees, and reviewed anticipated staffing needs at Tuesday's meeting. The board approved the retirement of Ogdensburg Free Academy Middle School Principal Pamela Luckie effecti


Potsdam Community Band to perform free concert Jan. 21

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Community Band will play a free concert Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam. The concert will offer a mix of traditional band music and movie and Broadway favorites and is directed by Theresa Witmer. Freedom Road by James Curnow depicts escapes from slavery using t

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 14:17:00

March for Democracy/Women's Commemorative March Saturday morning in Canton

CANTON -- A March for Democracy/Women's Commemorative March, will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m.-noon, starting in the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 Main St., in Canton and then moving outdoors. This is for people who do not want to or cannot travel to other sister marches.Participan


Men charged after allegedly flying 200 pounds of marijuana into Bradford County

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Two men are in jail after authorities say they flew about 200 pounds of marijuana from California to Bradford County. Federal officials were tracking the plane that landed Wednesday evening at the Bradford County Airport near Towanda, according to the Star-Gazette

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 21:46:24

Fuel theft alleged of Ulysses man

Patrick Wayne Tomb, 31, of Ulysses, was charged with theft, access device fraud and receiving stolen property after he allegedly used another person's PIN to obtain fuel he was not entitled to from the American Truck Stop, 2720 South Main St., Richmond Township. According to state police at Mansfiel

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 12:30:00

PennDOT lists needed papers for REALID driver licenses

State residents interested in getting a driver license that is REAL ID compliant may find extra hoops to jump through when the service becomes available next year, particularly if their license was issued before September 2003. That's 35 percent of the population, according to the state Department o

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Just in time for the holidays

KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette Pictured, from left, are Tammy Burke, Salvation Army social services coordinator and project break through case manager; Major Donald Spencer, Salvation Army Corps officer; Bernard A. Oravec, Williamsport Sun-Gazette Publisher; Jordan Musheno, Williamsport Sun-Gazett

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

American black duck resembles mallard species

DAVID BROWN/Special to the Sun-Gazette An American black duck lands on the ice at Montoursville's Indian Park pond on Jan. 14. The bird to the left is a female mallard. The American black duck, Anas rubripes, is a dabbling duck of eastern North America. Black ducks are similar to female mallards bu

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Chamber details goals with 2018 plan

PHOTO PROVIDED Pine Creek is just one of many area streams that attracts anglers, as well as boaters, photographers and others who have a love of the outdoors. Developing and expanding a beneficial working relationship with the state Fish and Boat Commission is one of the goals for the Lycoming Coun

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Concerned Neighbor's Call Leads to Drug Bust

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A concerned neighbor's call eventually leads to a drug bust in West Elmira. Just before 2 a.m. on January 14th, West Elmira Police responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle parked on Evergreen Avenue. When police arrived, they arrested Autumn Diorio, 22, and Danial Sarge


Athens' Thoman wins diving title at invite

Athens had two diving medalists at the Ernie Shartle Invitational Saturday. Abby Thoman won the girls' diving with a score of 307.05 while Taylor Reynard (249.40) was third. On the boys' side, Towanda's Demetrius Hill (294.70) was second in diving while Athens' Braden Priester (246.90) took fourth.

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

NEPA's Most Wanted Fugitives, 1/21/2018

Corey Nelson Wanted by: State Board of Probation and Parole. Fugitive since: Jan. 3. Wanted for: Theft by deception, flight to avoid apprehension, create/reinforce false impression. Sentenced to one to five years of incarceration. Re-paroled Dec. 29. Description: White man, 28 years old, 6 feet

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 09:25:12

Effects of Government Shutdown Felt in Northeast Pennsylvania

SCRANTON -- The federal government has shut down. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pointing blame at each other for the shutdown after no deal could be reached on a spending bill. The effects of the government shutdown can be seen in our area. A sign outside the Steamtown National Historic S

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-21 00:59:28

Splashin' with Compassion Polar Plunge

SCHOFIELD Staff writerLaura Rysz talks to Stephanie Schofield about the upcoming Fifth annual Splashin' with Compassion Polar Plunge, which benefits individuals battling cancer in Northeast Pennsylvania. Residence: Scranton Professional background:Registered nurse Title: President of Friends of Shan

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 09:24:41

Police seek woman charged with attacking another woman with Snapple bottle

SCRANTON - City police are seeking a woman accused of attacking another woman with a Snapple bottle on Thursday night. Blair Hart, 30, 1614 Linden St., second floor, Scranton, is charged with aggravated assault, robbery and related charges after an altercation near the Lackawanna County Prison at

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 23:59:59