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Hammond man, jailed for St. Lawrence County charges last week, accused of grand larceny

PAMELIA — A Hammond man involved with hiding an alleged parolee last week was charged by state police Wednesday with felony grand larceny for a separate incident. Randy L. Durham, 35, was additionally charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property and misdemeanor petit larceny at 11:06 a


State police investigate property-damage accidents in Hammond, Morristown

State police said they responded to a pair of property-damage accidents on Tuesday. • A Clayton man was involved in a property-damage accident Tuesday afternoon, according to state police.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


St. Lawrence County Public Health sharing ways to prevent heart disease

CANTON -- To mark Heart Disease Awareness Month, St. Lawrence County Public Health is sharing strategies for preventing heart disease and encouraging residents to live heart healthy lives.


Man accused of falsely reporting domestic incident, carjacking

WATERTOWN, NY — James E. Busler, 25, of 1153 E. 2nd North St., Morristown, TN, was charged by Watertown police at 9:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with falsely reporting an incident.


Carbon tax debate in Canada may give U.S. a competitive advantage

OGDENSBURG — If Canada moves forward with implementation of a national carbon tax in April, it might appease members of the country’s environmental movement, but it could also create another economic disadvantage for Canadian businesses trying to compete with the U.S., according to a leading economi


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.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


'Uprooted' takes Pickens Hall stage in Heuvelton Saturday

HEUVELTON - Pickens Hall, 83 State St., will feature a concert by the band Uprooted performing the sound of American roots and branches music on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The band features Camilla Ammirati on banjo, Catherine Jahncke on bass, Rosemary Philips on mandolin and Lenore VanderZee on gu


High school roundup: Frary, reigning champion Cougars return to final

POTSDAM — Carly Frary scored 16 points to spark top-seeded Edwards-Knox past fourth-seeded Hammond, 59-48, on Wednesday night in a Section 10 girls basketball Class D semifinal at SUNY Potsdam’s Maxcy Hall.


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Accused Killer's Lawyer Want's Victims' Autopsy Photos Withheld At Trial

The lawyer for a man accused of killing 2 people, including state Trooper Joel Davis, wants autopsy photos withheld at an upcoming trial. Justin Walters stands accused of shooting and killing his wife, and Trooper Davis in July 2017 near Theresa.


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Heuvelton woman finds brother she never knew she had (VIDEO)

WATERTOWN — Unexpected snow fell outside the 167 Polk St. office window of William W. Bowman Monday morning, the day before his 59th birthday, as he waited to receive what was, four days earlier, another unexpected surprise.


More than 100 employees to be layed off at Empire State Mines in Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR – More than 100 employees at Empire State Mine will be layed off, said the company today (Feb. 21). In order to optimize cash flow and productivity at the operation, the workforce is being reduced, and a smaller group of miners retained to focus on production and development, the company


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


Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a


More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

February 21, 2019 — New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including a proposal from the companies behind the “South Fork Wind Farm,” which have proposed a new “Sunrise Wind” project that if selected would be sited ove


26 latest births at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — The latest births at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown:. BELL – In Samaritan Medical Center, February 14, 2019, to Katherine and Jennifer Bell, Theresa, a daughter, Braelyn Rebecca Sue.