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Orchestra of Northern New York presenting holiday concerts Dec. 14-16 in Potsdam, Massena, Watertown
POTSDAM - Ring in the season with the sounds of a live, 55-piece orchestra at "Celebrate the Holidays," the Orchestra of Northern New York's ever-popular holiday concert. Three performances will take place: Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Hall; Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in
Opinion: Dairy article provided great insight into farming, says Madrid man
In response to “Decline of the Small Dairy” which ran in the Nov. 21-27 issue of North Country This Week: Thanks to Jimmy Lawton and "North Country This Week" for taking the time and effort to write and publish an article about New York State's dairy farmers and the current economic situation.
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
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
Norwood Kiwanian earns club honor
NORWOOD -- Norwood Kiwanis has recognized Harold Chapin of Norwood for 10 years of service to their club. Chapin has participated in numerous projects and has served on the board of directors. He was instrumental to the club’s recognition of outstanding athletes each year.
Norma M. Dupree, 84, of Massena
Massena: Norma M. Dupree, age 84, passed away peacefully December 14, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side. She was born June 15, 1934 in Cornwall, Ontario to Joseph and Yvonne Piquette. Norma married the love of her life, dance partner, and best friend, Harold L. Dupree on August 30, 1958 who
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.
Brandon A. Lane, 34, of Massena
Massena - Brandon A. Lane, also known as, Brandie Necole, of Beach Street, passed away at his home Monday evening (December 10, 2018) he was 34 years young. Family and friends are welcome to call the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena Sunday (December 16, 2018) afternoon from 4:00 P.M. until time of se
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.
Saturday Sports: General Brown Basketball Beats Massena
Plenty of high school basketball Saturday afternoon with a Frontier League-N.A.C. matchup in Dexter as the General Brown Lions hosted the Massena Red Raiders. In the 1st quarter, Jake Heller rattles home a 3 from the corner, Lions up by 3. Massena answered, off the inbounds, Tyler Bacon banked home
Friday Sports: Hardwood Action In General Brown
Plenty of hardwood action Friday night with games in both boys and girls play. In Dexter, a Girls' Frontier League crossover game as the General Brown Lady Lions hosted I.H.C. In the 1st quarter, Maddie Rowland hits the pullup in the paint: 13-8 I.H.C. Amanda McElheran banks in a 3 pointer as time w
'Co-working space' opens in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Anchorspace Potsdam, which a news release describes as “the first co-working space in the area,” will open to members and the public in January. The release says Anchorspace Potsdam was conceived when Nicole Ouellette tried to work in Potsdam this past February.
Fire destroys Parishville home; woman treated for burns
PARISHVILLE — A woman was treated for burns at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after the house she was in was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. The Parishville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the residence at 3044 White Hill Road at about 4 p.m.
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
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.
Thomas G. Wilson, 60, of Norfolk
Norfolk - Thomas “Tommy” G. Wilson, age 60, of County Route 36, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Tommy was born to the late Thomas G. and Justine (Putnum) Wilson on December 31, 1957, in Massena, NY. He attended Massena School, graduatin
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.
Lisa Vroman, sings the praises of the Crane School of Music
Lisa Vroman, sings the praises of the Crane School of Music. Soprano Lisa Vroman returned to the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam) three times in 2018. For her final appearance of the year, she sang as the guest soloist at the December Candlelight Concert. A 1979 graduate of Crane, Vroman’s caree
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
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