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Grafting Could Save Trees From Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer is an invasive bug which lays eggs inside ash tree bark. Its larvae feed on the trees. "It's a concern because it will kill just about every ash tree we have and ash trees make up about 10 to 14 percent of the tree cover in St. Lawrence County. That's a lot of trees," said John

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 21:47:00

Ogdensburg man arrested by police on reckless driving charges after officers say they witnessed him drive through road crew area

Giovanni V. Vazquez faces several charges related to a reckless driving incident in Ogdensburg, say police. OGDENSBURG - Police here arrested a man today after they say he drove a vehicle through a marked construction zone, causing the workers there to seek cover behind a truck, and then proceed to

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 01:02:00

Staff from state and federal departments host session to help new farmers

WATERTOWN - Staff from multiple state and federal departments Thursday wanted to help beginning farmers by presenting the services available to them and listening to feedback for ways to improve during a town-hall style meeting at Jefferson-Lewis BOCES. Kimberly J. Vallejo, director of marketing an

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 12:15:00

Edward C. Seymour VFW to recognize POW/MIA Day with remembrance service in Canton

CANTON -- The Edward C. Seymour VFW Post 1231 will recognize National POW/MIA Day with a memorial remembrance service on Friday, Sept. 22, at the post on Gouverneur Street at 7 p.m. The service will be dedicated to the 50 soldiers who have been accounted for in 2017. CANTON -- The Edward C. Seymour

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:03:00

Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for 'misleading' offers

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerne

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 04:24:25

Richard G. McCarthy, 90

MASSENA - Mr. Richard G. McCarthy, 90, peacefully passed away Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at his home. He had been in failing health. Richard was born May 15, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the son of the late Harry John and Mary Elizabeth Gruber McCarthy. He was a 1944 graduate of Ogde

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 04:17:00

Former Make-A-Wish Kid Plans To Climb Mountain

A former Make-A-Wish kid is going to climb for more wishes. Josh Dibble, who's originally from Clayton, was diagnosed with Wilson's disease, a rare liver disease, when he was 12. When he was 16, he was granted his wish to be a model by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Now, Dibble is p

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 23:00:00

Ogdensburg drainage issues near Burger King resolved, city to release funding to contractor

OGDENSBURG - The drainage issues near Burger King have been alleviated, according to a public city council update. The item had been an out stander from city's massive Paterson Street project. The city had withheld $60,000 from payment to ensure work could be completed without financially impacting

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:11:00

Instrumental trio to play at the Buc in Canton

The intrumental trio Jerod, Stephen and Doyle will play electronic improv music at the Buccaneer. CANTON -- The Jerod Stephen Doyle trio will perform Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8-10 p.m. at the Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St. The band is a live instrumental improv trio based Potsdam formed in 2015. Th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 21:39:00

Norwood Kiwanis group hosts guest speaker who wants to revitalize Massena mall

From left, Joan Raymonda, honorary Kiwanis member; Erica Leonard, general manager, St. Lawrence Centre Mall; Patti Dean, Kiwanis president; Jaron Belmore, NNCS Key Club member; and Fallon Blacharski, SUNY Potsdam, Circle K member.From left, Joan Raymonda, honorary Kiwanis member; Erica Leonard, gene

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 00:40:00

Local foods dinner hosted by PACES dining service, supporter of local growers, to be held Sept. 20

PACES' Chef John VanKennen, holding a plate of local vegetables at Lehman Dining Center, location of PACES' Local Food Dinner. POTSDAM -- Lehman Dining Center, PACES Dining Service, is hosting a local foods dinner Sept. 20 for students and the campus community. PACES has a long-standing history of s

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 00:33:00

Free community dinner to be held at Potsdam Presbyterian, tacos and burritos on the menu

POTSDAM -- A free-will community dinner will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Potsdam Presbyterian Community Center on the corner of Elm Street and Lawrence Avenue (behind the church sanctuary building). Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. with a menu of tacos and burritos with a choice of ground

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:46:00

Hurricane relief donations can get people on radio with Blind Andy in Massena, Potsdam, Canton and Akwesasne

101.5 The Fox radio personality Blind Andy is setting up his radio booth for live broadcasting at locations throughout the region this week to raise money for hurricane relief. Blind Andy will set up shop Tuesday, Sept 19, at Ray's Place, Massena; Wednesday, Sept 20, at the Akwesasne Mini Mart; Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:47:00

St. Lawrence Health System has names three Canton-Potsdam Hospital workers as its employees of the quarter

POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health System has named three Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees of the quarter. Kallie Barnes, Tina Clark, and Dawn Ferguson were nominated by their peers to receive this honor. Kallie Barnes, RN, BSN joined the hospital in 2015 on the maternity floor where she's been praised

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 17:20:00

Registration open for Potsdam Junior Hockey

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Junior Hockey Association online registration is now open at www.potsdamhockey.org. In-person registration will be on Oct. 14 at the Pine Street Arena from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Any family that pays in full by Oct. 1 will get a $25 refund check. Any families with more than one child

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 13:10:00

North Woods Outfitters in Potsdam closing its doors

POTSDAM -- North Woods Outfitters, 1890 Morley-Potsdam Rd., will permanently close its doors at the end of the month. The business operated for 24 years, having opened in the spring of 1994 by Rick and Roxanne Jones. They sold guns, ammunition, hunting clothes, black powder, fishing supplies and mor

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 00:42:00

Microchip and rabies clinic Wednesday in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- A microchip and rabies clinic will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon, at the Humane Society, 17 Madrid Ave. Micro-chips are $25 and rabies shots are $15. Registration is appreciated, but not required. To register, call 315-265-3199. POTSDAM -- A microchip and rabies clinic wil

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 18:31:00

Potsdam man charged with sexual misconduct in Parishville

PARISHVILLE - A Potsdam man was arrested on two counts of sexual misconduct Sunday morning, according to state police. Zachary C. Armstrong, 20, was charged with the above offenses at 10:45 a.m., police said. He was released on his own recognizance to appear in court at a later date. PARISHVILLE - A

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 17:27:00

Food sampling at Potsdam Co-op Thursday

POTSDAM -- The Food Co-op at 24 Elm St. will hold its 3rd Thursday Sampling will be held Sept. 21, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Featured will be chicken and vegetable mini wontons, Meditalia Brand tapenade in black olive and artichoke heart. They are all natural, vegan, and kosher. POTSDAM -- The Food Co-op

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 16:10:00

Potsdam police cite two for underage possession of alcohol

POTSDAM - Potsdam police charged two people with underage possession of alcohol on State Street Sunday morning. Corey M. Stevens, 18, Oswego and Alexander J. Stine, 18, West Simsbury, Conn., were each cited for the above charge at 12:52 a.m. Both subjects were cited and released. POTSDAM - Potsdam p

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 13:29:00