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Norwood-Norfolk Central School District experimenting with new gasoline-powered buses

NORFOLK — The Norwood-Norfolk Central School District is starting to change its bus fleet in a way that will benefit the district. Rather than using diesel, two new buses are gasoline-powered to improve efficiency and more easily maintain the Environmental Protection Agency’s clean air standards.


DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


Rochester Institute of Technology names 11 St. Lawrence County residents to its dean's list

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY — The following local residents made the dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2018 fall semester. • Kegan Sovay, Canton, who is in the new media interactive development program.


Massena man charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated in Norfolk

NORFOLK — A 27-year-old Massena man was arrested by state troopers for driving while intoxicated and other traffic charges after he was stopped on County Route 40 on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2:07 a.m.


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


What’s Going On: Winterfest tea at TAUNY in Canton, pancake breakfast in Norwood, wine tasting in Canton

CANTON: Afternoon Tea with The Moore Family, at TAUNY, 53 Main St., 2-3:30 p.m., Canton Winterfest 2019 event; pre-registration required: 315-386-4289; at this program, participants will enjoy the tastes of British tea customs with London-born home cook Fran Moore and her family; Fran will discuss t


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Maxcy Hall hosting basketball and cheerleading playoff events in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam and the athletics staff at Maxcy Hall are once again hosting several Section 10 basketball and cheerleading playoff events beginning on Saturday, Feb. 16.


Arts grants going to many St. Lawrence County organizations

POTSDAM -- Since 2008, SLC Arts has administered the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization Program in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties. Statewide, this regrant program distributes $4,000,000 to individual artists, municipalities, libraries, and non-profit organizatio


Heuvelton man accused of stealing from Kinney Drugs in Potsdam

POTSDAM — A Heuvelton man was charged with stealing from Kinney Drugs following a report of a suspicious person, according to Potsdam police. Jonathan M. McSorley, 27, was charged with petit larceny and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Market Street at 9:16 a.m., officers said.


College men’s hockey: Clarkson faces key homestand for playoff positioning

POTSDAM — With three weeks to go in the regular season, the Clarkson University men’s hockey team finds itself in a tight race for one of the top four spots in the ECAC Hockey standings, which would earn the Golden Knights a first-round bye and home ice for a quarterfinal playoff series.


Laker Gameday Preview: Women’s hockey at SUNY Potsdam (Game 4 of 4)

Following a win against SUNY Potsdam on Friday night, the Oswego State women’s hockey team travels to SUNY Potsdam for its final regular season game. The Lakers have 12 points in the conference, tied with the Bears, but have one more game played.


'Roma' to screen as next Cinema 10 film at Potsdam Roxy Feb. 18

POTSDAM – The next film in the Cinema 10 series at the Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., will be the 2018 Mexican movie Roma on Feb. 18 at 7:15 p.m. Set against the backdrop of social unrest in Mexico, Roma is a year in the life of a maid who serves a family that is as unsettled as the city around them.


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


Potsdam Woman Accused Of Knife & Hammer Attack

A Potsdam woman faces several charges after she allegedly assaulted someone with a knife and a claw hammer Thursday night. Potsdam police say 34 year old Jessica Reynolds allegedly attacked someone during a domestic fight at a home on Larnard Street.


Hermon man charged with DWI

CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Friday charged Jonathon A. Yerdon, 33, of 67 Cook Road, Hermon, with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, speeding, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and refusing a breath test.


9 charged with unrelated offenses in Massena

MASSENA -- Village police say they recently charged or picked up the following people in various unrelated cases. • Maria Veronica Martin, 57, of Willow Street, Massena was charged with hitchhiking at 4:11 p.m. Feb. 13 at Rite Aid, corner of Main Street and state Route 37.


More than a dozen drivers cited in Massena

MASSENA -- Village police say they recently charged the following motorists:. •Jason M. Woodard, 32, of East Orvis Street, Massena was charged with a felony count of first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and was also cited for unlicensed operator and failure to notify DMV of address change at


Buffalo woman charged with bringing drugs to Ogdensburg prison

OGDENSBURG — State police on Sunday charged Tonya L. Bensman, 43, Buffalo, with felony first-degree promoting dangerous prison contraband and two counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.


College hockey: Dartmouth tips No. 11 Clarkson on last-minute goal, 1-0

The Dartmouth hockey team notched perhaps its biggest win of the year on Friday in Potsdam, N.Y., beating No. 11 Clarkson 1-0 on a goal with 33 seconds remaining in regulation.