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Maroun runs for legislature re-election
TUPPER LAKE — Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun has announced he will seek another term on the board, running on his nearly 30 years of experience. “I still think I have a lot to offer, It’s why I’m running again,” Maroun said. “When I don’t feel that I have something to offer I won’t run again
Lewis County teen crowned New York State Dairy Princess
Reegan Domagala from Lewis County was crowned the 2019-20 New York State Dairy Princess on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Salina, outside Syracuse. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring.
Maroun: 'I have a lot to offer'
TUPPER LAKE — Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun will seek another term on the board, running on his nearly 30 years of experience. “I still think I have a lot to offer, It’s why I’m running again,” he said. “When I don’t feel that I have something to offer I won’t run again.”
Are prison closures on the horizon in New York's North Country?
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (WCAX) Are more prison closures on the horizon in New York's North Country? Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to shut down three prisons by September, citing the record breaking reduction in incarceration numbers.
New York taxpayers reminded to take advantage of earned income tax credits
MASSENA — In a tax season in which some taxpayers are claiming they’ve received smaller refunds than years past, New York officials want to make sure residents take advantage of the state’s tax credits that could work in their favor.
FA girls rout Patriots, SRF season continues
The Franklin Academy girls varsity basketball team tuned up for its Section 10 Class A championship game against Massena on Sunday with a one-sided, nonleague win over visiting Ausable Valley Thursday evening in Malone, while in the girls’ Class D opening round, ninth-seeded St. Regis Falls stunned
Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co
NY Fugitive captured in St. Albans, held without bail
St. Albans, Vt. - A parolee out of New York is being held without bail, after he was arrested in St. Albans, Vermont. Cody Patnode, 22, was arrested Tuesday, when found by police and the U.S. Marshals Service.
Is there a culture of corruption amid NY State Troopers ranks?
Following Frank Report’s publication of the story entitled, ‘Albany area State Trooper lies in court, is caught; sex offender gets 10 years shaved off sentence’, the story of a New York State Trooper who lied on the witness stand and was caught – but probably won’t be punished — several New York Sta
Volunteer tax preparers assisting with tax returns in Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Ogdensburg
MASSENA — When tax season rolls around every year, a group of volunteers rolls into action in Massena, Potsdam, Canton and Ogdensburg. From Feb. 4 through April 15 this year, the certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns and electronic filing of both federal and state re
Franklin County Democratic commissioner retires after 20 years
MALONE — Wednesday was Franklin County Democratic Election Commissioner Kelly Cox’s last day in her office, and Saturday is her last day living in the North Country. The longtime member of the county Democrats got involved with the party in 2001, started working with the county Board of Elections in
Section 10 basketball: Malone boys, girls sweep Massena for Class A crown
POTSDAM — A fast Massena start set the stage for a methodically Malone comeback in the Section 10 Class A boys basketball final on Sunday at SUNY Potsdam’s Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.
Gray Accuses Massena Supervisor Of 'Slimy Antics'
Joe Gray keeps busy - much of the time with Facebook posts railing against the actions of Massena Town Supervisor Steve O'Shaughnessy when it comes to Massena Memorial Hospital.
Three area schools lag behind state average graduation rate; two listed as best in 2018
Three north country schools fell below the state average graduation rate in 2018, according to figures released by the state Education Department. Massena Central High School had a 79 percent graduation rate among 236 students who were enrolled. Twenty-one students missed June graduation and were st
Effort underway to kick all Mohawk Council of Akwesasne chiefs out of office
AKWESASNE — An increasingly disaffected portion of the community in Akwesasne has been flexing its political muscles as its grievances against the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) have piled up over the past several months.
Massena police charge two in unrelated misdemeanor cases
MASSENA -- Village police say they recently charged two people in unrelated incidents:. • Sheila L. Lloyd, 45, of Randall Court, Massena was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 7:56 p.m. Feb. 16 on Andrews Street.
Four drivers cited in Massena
MASSENA -- Village police say they recently cited four drivers:. • Madison L. Brown, 18, of county Route 38, Norfolk was charged with inadequate headlight at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18 on Stephanville Road.
FA boys rally, repeat as Class A champs
POTSDAM – A fast Massena Central start set the stage for a methodically Malone comeback in the Section 10 Class A boys basketball final on Sunday at SUNY Potsdam’s Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.
Two charged with AUO in Louisville
St. Lawrence County sheriff deputies say they recently charged two drivers with aggravated unlicensed operation in separate traffic stops. Michael L. Jock, 44, of Point Road, Akwesasne, Ontario was charged with third-degree AUO and speeding on Monday. Police said he was stopped on state Route 37 in
Town of Dannemora seeks volunteers for Advisory Committee
CHAZY LAKE — The Town of Dannemora recently received a grant award from Empire State Development to prepare an economic development plan. The town is forming a Project Advisory Committee to provide local input on its development to the Town Council, and volunteers are still needed, Town Supervisor B