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Massena man charged with drug possession in Norfolk

NORFOLK - A Massena man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday morning, according to state police. Tyler D. Brooks, 23, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 2:02 a.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Massena man was charged with drug pos

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 19:12:00

Massena delays cryptocurrency meeting to discuss code changes

MASSENA - The Town Council at a Wednesday special meeting delayed until their regular meeting next week discussing code changes that would address cryptocurrency mining. Town Councilman Samuel Carbone said he wants to see any code changes address people running home mining facilities out of seaboxes

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 15:22:00

State police charge Brasher Falls woman with grand larceny, other charges

LOUISVILLE - State police charged Megan A. Rubado, 34, of Brasher Falls, with a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny, 10 counts of felony second-degree possession of a forged instrument and, in a second case, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and a misdemeanor coun

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 23:49:00

Declining enrollment leads to elimination of Massena Central junior kindergarten program

MASSENA - With enrollment on the decline, Massena Central School District officials have decided to eliminate its junior kindergarten program starting in the 2018-19 school year. The junior kindergarten program began in 2009 with one classroom each in Jefferson, Madison and Nightengale elementary sc

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-19 12:15:00

Indoor track and field: Massena student athletes recognized for efforts during season

MASSENA - The weather kept Massena Central High School student athletes from competing in the NYSPHSAA Indoor Track and Field championships, but they were still recognized Monday night for their efforts during the season. The team held its annual banquet at the Italian-American Civic Association and

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 08:13:00

Potsdam woman charged after following man around village

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was arrested after allegedly following a man around the village in their vehicles, according to Potsdam police. Nichole L. Harmer, 35, was charged with first-degree harassment, following too closely and failure to use a designated lane at 7:40 p.m. on Elm Street, officers

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 14:18:00

Business, In the Spotlight event planned March 21 at Finen Maple Products in Norwood

NORWOOD -- The first of the St. Lawrence County Chamber's 2018 Business, In the Spotlight after-hours networking events will be held Wednesday, March 21, from 5-7 p.m. The event will be hosted by Finen Maple Products at their sugar shack, located at 529 Austin Ridge Rd. The event will be indoors.Att

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 13:02:00

Canton man charged with possessing drugs, needle

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Shane H. Parsons, 31, of Dies Street, Canton with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle at 6:29 p.m. Saturday on West Orvis Street. The charges followed a traffic stop, police said. MASSENA -- Vil

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 18:46:00

Community members ask Massena Town Council to keep flight to Albany

MASSENA - Community members told the Massena Town Council last week they would like to see Boutique Air continue to fly to Albany and Baltimore, its current routes, rather than eliminating them in favor of three flights daily to Boston. Eliminating the flight to Albany International Airport could af

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-19 07:30:00

Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies, including grand larceny

LOUISVILLE -- A Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies following a March 12 incident, according to state police. Megan Rubado, 34, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree possession of a forged instrument, and petit larceny.Further details regarding the charges were not prov


New Brasher Falls restaurant holding grand opening on Saturday

BRASHER FALLS - An Irish eatery will be celebrating its grand opening, appropriately, on St. Patrick's Day. Connor's Irish Eatery, 903 state Highway 11C, will observe its grand opening from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. It's been open since last month. "We're having our grand opening on St. Patrick's Day


Long Island man indicted in Potsdam robbery

The Long Island man charged in an October robbery at Collegiate Village in Potsdam was indicted Thursday by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Devon A. Trent, 23, Mastic, is charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree attempted robbery and second-degree assault, all felon


Potsdam considers training life guards to use Nalaxone in case of opioid, heroin overdose emergency

POTSDAM - The joint town and village Recreation Committee is looking into a possible requirement that lifeguards be trained and equipped to administer nalaxone to opioid overdose victims. In a discussion of Recreation Committee matters at Tuesday's Town Council meeting, committee co-chair and counci


Madrid man pleads guilty to felony DWI

In St. Lawrence County Court action Friday: Charles S. Olmstead, 33, of 2070 Route 310, Madrid, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated, the second count of the Superior Court information also charging him with felony aggravated DWI, in a plea deal with the district attorney's office. On


Two women jailed in Massena for allegedly destroying evidence at motel room

MASSENA -- Village police say two women are jailed after destroying evidence while officers were attempting to execute a search warrant at a village motel room. Amber R. Sanderson, 30, no known address, is charged with tampering with physical evidence and seventh-degree criminal possession of a cont


Massena Town Council declares property surplus as first step in selling to Blockchain Industries

MASSENA - The Massena Town Council has taken the first step toward selling land to Blockchain Industries Inc., a company that plans to develop a 100,000-square-foot bit mining operation. Council members supported a resolution that declares property on County Route 42 as surplus, subject to permissiv


Man charged with pot possession, speeding in Canton

CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged with pot possession and speeding March 8, according state police. James M. Peters, 25, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. He was released on appearance tickets, according to troopers. CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged


Massena man charged with possessing cocaine

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Joseph Singleton, 25, of Clary Street, Massena with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance foloowing a traffic stop on March 2 at 10:46 p.m. on North Main Street. Police said he possessed 1.17 grams of cocaine.He was released with an a


Rooseveltown man jailed in Massena for resisting arrest, traffic charges

MASSENA -- Village police say a Rooseveltown man is jailed after not complying with officers' commands during a traffic stop and refusing to allow officers to fingerprint him. Adam M. Ortiz, 32, of P.O. Box 783 Rooseveltown is charged with three counts of obstructing governmental administration, sin


Brier Hill and Massena residents involved in separate property-damage accidents

OSWEGATCHIE - A Brier Hill woman was involved in a property-damage accident at the intersection of SH 37 and Champion Drive on Monday night, according to state police. The drive was Jessica L. Alley, 23, officers said.The incident was reported at 7:36 p.m. No injuries or tickets were reported by pol