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Teen charged with making terroristic threat at Norwood-Norfolk Central

NORFOLK -- A 16-year old male from Norfolk was charged with making a terroristic threat Thursday afternoon, according to state police.Stevens Cayden M. Stevens, 16, was charged after an investigation into a threat that was made at Norwood Norfolk Central School Thursday, troopers said.Stevens, a stu

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Norfolk man charged with criminal contempt

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thursday stemming from a March 14 incident, according to state police. Richard A. Christy, 23, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt at 3:05 p.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Ogdensburg police arrest five for making meth in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE -- Ogdensburg police arrested five people on meth making charges March 21 after executing a search warrant on County Route 6. The Ogdensburg Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Unit in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 4057 County

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:56:00

$4 bag sale at Whistle Stop in Norwood

NORWOOD -- The Whistle Stop Thrift Store on Main Street next to the United Methodist Church in Norfolk is having a $4 bag sale that will include all items in the store during the week of March 25. The store hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:48:00

Hopkinton man charged in theft at Massena mall

MASSENA - A Hopkinton man was charged with a felony following an investigation of a theft at the St. Lawrence Centre mall, 6100 St. Lawrence Center Road, according to state police. Mark S. Lefrancois, 49, was charged at 8:20 p.m. with fourth-degree grand larceny, felony, and criminal mischief: Reckl

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:55:00

14U Norfolk/Potsdam North Storm girls' team fundraisers coming up

The 14U Norfolk/Potsdam North Storm girls' team will have several fundraisers to help support their trip to Nationals in Marlborough, Mass. next month: Sunday March 25, breakfast buffet at 1/2 Ton's Bar and Grill, 141 1/2 Market St., Potsdam, 8 a.m. to noon, $12+ tax Tuesday, March 27, Taco Tuesday

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:48:00

Massena man charged with possessing crack cocaine

NORFOLK - State police on March 19 charged Tyler D. Brooks, 23, of 374 County Route 37, Massena, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers said that at 1:34 a.m. on Route 56, Mr. Brooks was stopped for driving a 2006 Nissan Titan with an inadequate exhau

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 01:40:00

Massena Town Council supports Boutique Air flights to Boston

MASSENA - Massena Town Council members have thrown their support behind a plan for Boutique Air to drop its flights to Albany and Baltimore and instead provide three daily flights to Boston. During their meeting Wednesday, board members unanimously agreed to send a letter of support to the federal D

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Norwood-Norfolk Central undergoes lockdown after threat found written on bathroom wall

NORWOOD - A threat written on a bathroom wall prompted a student lockdown at Norwood-Norfolk Central School this morning. "Today Norwood-Norfolk Central School received a threat, written on a bathroom wall," NNCS Superintendent Jamie Cruikshank said in a message to district parents. "The NYS Police

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:54:00

Potsdam and Akwesasne men charged with drug possession in separate incidents

POTSDAM - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on CR 35 Wednesday afternoon, according to state police. Brooke A. Dashno, 26, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:58 p.m., officers said.She was cited and released. MASSENA - An Akwesasne man was charged with drug possession o

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:17:00

Gun, knife sale in Brasher Falls this weekend

BRASHER FALLS -- A gun and knife sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Shamrock Club, 138 County Rt. 50. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.Admission is $3 per person, under age 12 free. There will be plenty of dealers present with all kin

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 21:42:00

Heuvelton woman involved in property-damage accident in Macomb

MACOMB - A Heuvelton woman was involved in a property-damage accident on SH 184 on Thursday morning, according to state police. Dana H. Macaulay, 53, was the driver, police said.The incident took place near Winding Hill Road and was reported at 5:41 a.m., troopers said. No injuries or tickets were r

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

Tense debate in Massena over hiring multiple Department of Public Works employees ends up with one hire

MASSENA - A proposal by the village's water department head to hire three new Department of Public Works motor vehicle operators led to a tense debate with village board members, and the board voted to approve one new hire. The discussion included the mayor airing hopes that an upcoming local govern


City man charged with harassment, mischief

WATERTOWN - City police have charged a Winthrop Street man with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday afternoon. L'Quarius L. Leday, 32, 129 Winthrop St. Apt. 2, was arrested at his home at 12:44 p.m. on Tuesday and held for an arraignment at City


Potsdam resident facing drug charge in Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday, according to state police. Jerrid R. French, 28, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana or operating a motor vehicle without an inspection at 5:20 p.m., officers said. PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was ch


Potsdam Town Board considers highway, land issues

POTSDAM - The Town Council discussed several highway and land issues brought by John Keleher, highway superintendent, during its meeting on Tuesday evening. Mr. Keleher told the town that he had found a box - the holding part of a dump truck - that was available for auction. It was almost brand new


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


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


Four indicted on Ogdensburg meth-making charges

CANTON - Four Ogdensburg residents named in an October methamphetamine bust were charged Thursday in a 12-count indictment by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Mellisa S. Mashaw, 33, and Jason A. Carter, 35, both of 819 New York Ave., Jonas F. Vasavada, 38, of 328 Grant St., and Tara M. Redmond, 33,


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