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Madrid woman pleads guilty to forgery
Erin J. White, 31, of 3557 County Route 14, Madrid, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted criminal possession of a forged instrument, the reduced first count of an indictment charging her with six counts of felony second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count of felony f
Two Ogdensburg residents face meth-related charges following report of squatting in Canton
CANTON – Two Ogdensburg residents face methamphetamine making charges following a report of squatters on Riverside Drive in Canton, according to village police.Joshua Bouchey, 39, of Ogdensburg was charged with one count of Unlawful Manufacture of Meth 3rd degree, a class D Felony.
Two indicted on DWI charges, one charged with arson of vehicle
Richard Golden Jr., 35, of 312 Knox St., Ogdensburg, is charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree arson, both felonies.
AMBER Alert notification sent for child abduction in western New York
Owen Hildago-Calderon, who is about 14 months old, was abducted on Joy Road in the Wayne County town of Sodus at 9:48 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16.
Lisbon man charged with pot possession, unregistered vehicle
Randall G. Ball, 23, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, substandard lights and unregistered vehicle on State Highway 37.
Cause of Thursday afternoon Louisville garage fire still under investigation
Departments called to the fire at 150 Maple St., also known as state Route 37B, included Louisville, Massena, Waddington, Madrid and Norfolk. Also on the scene were the Massena Rescue Squad and Massena Electric Department. The garage is about a quarter mile from the former Village Inn restaurant.
Part-time police officer fired after grand larceny and drug arrest
MASSENA — The off-duty Norwood police officer has been fired from that part-time job after being charged with stealing nearly $30,000 from a Home Depot, where he was working full time.
New risk manager at SeaComm's headquarters in Massena
Her duties include business continuity and disaster recovery, security, risk assessments of all new products and services, assisting with regulatory exams, and overseeing the areas of BSA, compliance, security staff training and loan review.
Section 10 softball: St. Lawrence Central tops Norwood-Norfolk for Class C title
“Grace pitched very well but we didn’t give her a lot of support in the field,” said N-N coach Becky Byrns, whose team’s record dropped to 12-6.
outique Air adds flights from Massena to Boston, drops service to Albany and Baltimore
The company, headquartered in San Francisco, provides passenger air service to more than two dozen airports, including some out-of–the-way destinations such as Thief River Falls, Minnesota; Vernal, Utah; and Chadron, Nebraska.
Norwood police officer charged with stealing $30,000 from Home Depot, crack pipe allegedly found in shoe
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- A Norwood Police Department officer has been charged with stealing nearly $30,000 from a store where he was working another job.Christopher Ghostlaw, 42, of 1096 County Route 20, Constable was charged with third-degree grand larceny, a felony, and seventh-degree criminal po
Deputies: Name released of Canton man killed in car crash on U.S. Highway 11 involving Norwood man
POTSDAM — A Canton man was killed Tuesday after his vehicle crashed head-on with a pickup truck on U.S. Route 11, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Donald M. Smithers III, 22, Emerson Road in Canton, died Tuesday afternoon after the 2005 Chevy Impala he was driving crossed into the
Driver killed in head-on collision on Route 11 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- One person died in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Route 11 on Tuesday afternoon.Sheriff Kevin Wells said a four-door sedan was headed toward Potsdam when it crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a pickup truck.The driver of the sedan died, and deputies are waiting to n
Public support: Massena residents support downtown revitalization efforts
“Help keep the narrative positive about Massena and the north country. Even in our most challenging times, this is still an incredible place to live, raise a family, work and visit,” Mr. Currier was quoted as saying in a story published May 11 in the Watertown Daily Times.
Quebec man gets federal time for cannabis smuggling
ALBANY — A Quebec man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 months in prison for conspiring to distribute marijuana.Mathieu Forget, 32, appeared in U.S. District Court before Chief Judge Glenn Suddaby, who also imposed a five-year term of supervised release to follow his prison term.After his extradition fro
Man dies in Potsdam crash
Police said Donald Smithers, 22, of Canton, died when he crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck head on just before noon.
Massena church suspending free lunches until fall
MASSENA -- The First United Methodist Church, 189 Main St., will serve its last free lunch for the summer on May 29. The church will resume serving lunches again in the fall.The church will continue to offer a free dinner to the community each Thursday in the fellowship hall from 4-5:30 p.m.
Troopers: Ogdensburg man jailed on felony prison contraband charges
Joseph Kellum, 26, was charged with first-degree possession of dangerous prison contraband, felony, at 8:09 a.m. at the state police station, 49 1/2 Court St., troopers said.
Carvill chosen as new Potsdam town supervisor
Carvill had been deputy supervisor since the last annual meeting. Councilor Rose Rivezzi, who had been deputy supervisor previously, was chose to take that position again.
Village of Potsdam approves fire department, rescue squad contracts
POTSDAM – The village Board of Trustees has approved their annual contracts with the Potsdam Fire Department and the Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad.The amount the village will contribute to the fire department’s annual budget is $10,250.The contribution to the rescue squad is $35,000.The agreements