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Norfolk man accused of breaking woman’s jaw

NORWOOD — Village police on Sunday charged Wayne R. Henry Jr., 40, 6604, Apt. 2, Norfolk, with felony second-degree assault. Police charge on Sunday in the A Plus and Sunoco gas station parking lot at 72 S. Main St., Mr. Henry struck an ex-girlfriend on the face and fractured her jaw during a domest


St. Lawrence County prison cook pleads guilty to having sex with inmates

CANTON, N.Y. (WCAX) A former St. Lawrence County prison kitchen supervisor has admitted to having sex with multiple inmates under her supervision. New York's Attorney General Tuesday announced a plea deal in the case of Jennifer Parker. Parker, the head cook at the state prison in Canton, was accuse


Massena Hospital Okays Deep Dive Into Finances

Massena Memorial Hospital's board voted to have St. Lawrence Health System go over its operations from top to bottom. After that, Massena hopes to negotiate a deal to save itself.


Two arrested after police find meth lab during raid in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG – The Ogdensburg Police Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at 1223 Mechanic St. and discovered an active ‘one-pot’ methamphetamine lab, according to Ogdensburg police.


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Ex-NY jail kitchen supervisor admits to having sex with inmates

CANTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a former kitchen supervisor at a northern New York jail has pleaded guilty to having sex with several inmates who worked for her. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that Jennifer Parker pleaded guilty to criminal sexual act and official misc


Norwood-Norfolk school board approves new sports staff

NORWOOD – The Norwood-Norfolk Central School Board of Education approved several appointments at its March 19 meeting. The school board approved Jessica Purvis, assistant track coach; Heidi Pahler and Kim Trombly, track scorekeepers; change in appointment for Teresa Nichols, Morning Flyers Program,


Norwood fire department replaces rescue truck

NORWOOD -- The Norwood Volunteer Firemen’s Association, a non profit group which raises funds and provides manpower to the Norwood Volunteer Fire Department, recently secured a DEC grant and other independent funding to replace Rescue Truck R12 with a brand new F250 crew cab.


Canton police looking for dirt biker who was riding near Canton Central football field

CANTON — Canton police want to know who was driving a dirt bike near the football field at Canton Central this past weekend. Police are asking for assistance from the public in locating the individual that was operating the dirt bike pictured above.


Massena town board takes vote in executive session, refuses to say what they voted on or how members voted

MASSENA -- The Massena Town Council on Tuesday evening took a vote in executive session and afterwards refused to say what they voted on or how individual members voted. Those present included Town Supervisor Steve O'Shaughnessy, counilors Sam Carbone, Melanie Cunningham and Al Nicola and town attor


Lisbon woman admits to engaging in sexual misconduct with multiple inmates over the course of several years

CANTON – The former head cook at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility admitted to engaging in sexual misconduct with several inmates over several years, according to the attorney general’s office.


NYPA Approves Alcoa Power Deal

Three years ago, it didn't look good for the Alcoa plant in Massena as noted Tuesday at a board meeting of the New York Power Authority. "The plant was under severe financial distress and the jobs at the plant were really at risk," said Robert Lurie, NYPA's chief financial officer.


Border Patrol agents find 33 pounds of marijuana in suspicious car

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection arrested a United States Citizen, caught with 33 pounds of marijuana near Ogdensburg, New York. Agents say they came across a suspicious vehicle traveling on State Highway 37, on Saturday. Agents say they approached the driver at a gas station as


New York State Man Steals Little Debbie Snack Truck

Maybe this guy just really wanted a Zebra Cake or one of their Oatmeal Creme Pies? In one of the state's stranger stories, WETM is reporting that an Elmira man allegedly took off in a Little Debbie snack delivery truck Monday. The 38 year-old man reportedly stole the truck from a loading dock.


Woman accused of stealing 18 items from Potsdam Walmart

POTSDAM — A Bronx woman was jailed Sunday for allegedly stealing multiple items from Walmart, 7494 U.S. Highway 11, on Sunday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.


Remains found in Akwesasne, no foul play suspected

AKWESASNE — The remains of a 32-year-old man from Akwesasne were located on Friday in a wooded area east of Cook Road and north of New York State Road 37. St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police issued a statement Friday afternoon indicating preliminary findings showed the man’s death to be accidental in nat


Man charged with unncessary noise, false personation in Potsdam

POTSDAM — A New York resident was charged Sunday morning with unnecessary noise and false personation on State Street, according to Potsdam police. Avery R. Browning, 22, was cited for the above charges at 12:18 a.m. following a complaint of loud music, officers said.


New York lawmaker wants to raise limo insurance minimums

In wake of deadly Schoharie crash, State Sen. Neil Breslin seeks change. State Sen. Neil Breslin is pushing legislation that would significantly raise the minimum insurance requirements that upstate limousine companies have on their vehicles.


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


B99.3 FM to broadcast Clarkson men’s hockey NCAA tournament games this weekend

POTSDAM -- B99.3 FM will broadcast the Clarkson Golden Knights NCAA men’s hockey regional tournament games this weekend beginning Friday night as they face off against Notre Dame in Manchester, N.H.