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Fire Damages St. Lawrence County Home

Firefighters from Heuvelton and four other departments battled a house fire along State Route 184 in Macomb Tuesday night. Flames were tearing through the second floor of the building.


Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man and four daughters from 4 to 14 years old have died after a fire tore through their home in northern New York. Watertown fire officials tell television station WWNY on Friday that Aaron Bodah, 38, and his daughters Skylar and Erin died Thursday and Alexa and Mer


Rochester Institute of Technology names 11 St. Lawrence County residents to its dean's list

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY — The following local residents made the dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2018 fall semester. • Kegan Sovay, Canton, who is in the new media interactive development program.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to shut down up to 3 NY state prisons

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he wants to shut down up to three state prisons by Labor Day, citing record declines in the state’s prison population and crime rate. Cuomo said he wants the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to recommend which of the state’s 54 correctional f


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


State police make drug arrests in Massena, Madrid

MASSENA — An Ogdensburg woman was charged with drug possession on SH 37 Monday afternoon, according to state police. Diane F. Perretta, 50, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:27 p.m., officers said.


What’s Going On: Snow graffiti in Madrid, computer help in Ogdensburg, bracelet class in Waddington

MADRID: Make snow graffiti around the Madrid Library using food dye and water; Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St; 10 a.m.-1 p.m; for more info 315-322-5673 or www.hepburnlibraryofmadrid.org.


Norwood-Norfolk K-Kids join Kiwanis for dinner at Lobster House

NORWOOD -- Approximately 20 of Norwood Norfolk Central School’s K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) joined Norwood Kiwanians for dinner on Feb. 4 at the Lobster House. K-Kids is a student-led community service organization which operates under school regulations and draws its members from the student body.


Ogdensburg realtor Stevenson inaugurated as NYSAR president-elect

ALBANY, N.Y. — Jennifer Stevenson of Ogdensburg, took the oath of office Monday, as the 2019 president-elect of the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR), the organization announced.


Potsdam Woman Accused Of Knife & Hammer Attack

A Potsdam woman faces several charges after she allegedly assaulted someone with a knife and a claw hammer Thursday night. Potsdam police say 34 year old Jessica Reynolds allegedly attacked someone during a domestic fight at a home on Larnard Street.


Arts grants going to many St. Lawrence County organizations

POTSDAM -- Since 2008, SLC Arts has administered the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization Program in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties. Statewide, this regrant program distributes $4,000,000 to individual artists, municipalities, libraries, and non-profit organizatio


Hermon man charged with DWI

CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Friday charged Jonathon A. Yerdon, 33, 67 Cook Road, Hermon, with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with speeding, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and refusing a breath test.


Buffalo woman charged with trying to bring drugs into St. Lawrence County prison

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State police say a Buffalo woman tried to bring drugs into the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility. Tonya Bensman, 43, was found with synthetic marijuana and cocaine when trying to visit the prison, police say.


Sen. Ritchie lauding Lisbon deal to let NYSDOCCS use firing range

New York State Senator Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, on Thursday released a statement praising the Town of Lisbon board for approving a 10-year contract with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) that will allow the agency to continue operating a gun range on t


Massena man charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated in Norfolk

NORFOLK — A 27-year-old Massena man was arrested by state troopers for driving while intoxicated and other traffic charges after he was stopped on County Route 40 on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2:07 a.m.


Due to incoming storm, many St. Lawrence County organizations canceling or rescheduling events

Due to weather, many local organizations are cancelling or rescheduling events. The Alzheimer’s Association has canceled support group meetings in Ogdensburg slated for Tuesday, Feb. 12 and in Gouverneur for Wednesday, Feb. 13.


Walczyk calls for restoration of AIM funding for St. Lawrence County towns

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I,Ref-Watertown) and nearly forty Town Supervisors and Mayors from across have sent a letter to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlining the need for a complete restoration of Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM) funding in the final state budget.


Section 10 Varsity Sports Schedule

(schedule is subject to change) Lisbon (6) vs. Edwards-Knox (3) - 1 p.m. Hammond (7) vs. Chateaugay (2) - 2:45 p.m. Hermon-Dekalb (5) vs. Heuvelton (4) - 6 p.m. Parishville-Hopkinton (8) vs. Harrisville (1) - 7:45 p.m.


Detectives nab alleged parole absconder trapped under bed in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG — A man who St. Lawrence County sheriff’s detectives say escaped from parole was found hidden under a bed Thursday, encased in particle board, and had to be broken free.


Man charged with DWI, consumption of alcohol in motor vehicle in Canton

CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies charged a man with driven while intoxicated on SH 68 on Thursday. Johnathon A. Yerdon, 33, no address listed, was charged with first-offense DWI, speeding and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, deputies said.