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A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam names its students of the block

POTSDAM -- Students of the block for the first block of the school year were recently acknowledged at A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, citizenship, and extra curricular activities. Outstanding effort and attitude are highly valued

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

Potsdam High School offering 5-hour pre-licensing course

POTSDAM -- Potsdam High School is holding a 5-hour pre-licensing course Nov. 28 and 29, from 7-9:30 p.m. both nights. To register, bring $40 and a valid permit to the high school main office by 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. POTSDAM -- Potsdam High School is holding a 5-hour pre-licensing course Nov. 28

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 22:40:00

Former Clarkson women's hockey coachs speaks to Potsdam students

POTSDAM -- Shannon Derosiers, former co-head coach of Clarkson university's women's hockey team, who currently works in donor relations at CU, spoke to the students of A.A. Kingston Middle School about the character strengths of bravery, creativity, curiosity, and teamwork. She used examples from he

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 19:52:00

Potsdam museum busy from August through October this year

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Public Museum received 401 visitors in the three months from August through October this year, according to the museum's quarterly report. There were an estimated 1,500 visitors to the museum's online presences, their web site and Facebook page. Museum Director Mimi Van Deusen

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 19:50:00

Canton-Potsdam Hospital's Center for Cancer Care receives donation from Stanka family

POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital's Center for Cancer Care recently received a donation of 32 hand-made heat bags from community member Vanessa Stanka, with help from mom, Linda Stanka, and dad, Brian Stanka. "I wanted to help patients who are receiving treatment feel better and I just enjoy doing

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 16:48:00

Potsdam man charged with DWI

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Pierrepont Avenue Thursday morning, according to state police. Jack S. Wilson III, 25, was charged with first-offense DWI and failure to stop at a red light at 2:18 a.m., police said. His blood-alcohol content (BAC) was .17 perce

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:49:00

Opinion: Garner family overwhelmed by impact mother had in Potsdam community

We offer a heartfelt thank you to all who were at our side at the time of the passing of Ruth F. Garner. The Villages of Potsdam and Norwood staff, Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department, Potsdam Police Department, the Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, St. Mary's Parish, Sergi's Re

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 14:54:00

Potsdam Lions Club donates $850 to help fund Thanksgiving dinners

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Lions Club donated $850.00 to Potsdam St. Mary's Church and the Interfaith Council of Churches for Thanksgiving dinner, food baskets, and community outreach for needy families. Many Potsdam residents not only donated food items for the basket, but also joined together at St. Ma

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 01:12:00

Goodfellow Shoe Fund celebrates 70 years

The year was 1947 and Elizabeth Anderson and several other people came up with the idea of purchasing shoes for children who needed them. The Goodfellow Shoe Fund organization was started and is now celebrating its 70th year. Anderson's daughter Joan Johansen is now a member of the board and recalls

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Ceremony to lay wreaths for veterans

GLENVILLE - the Glenville Hills Garden Club invites the public to join in placing wreaths in honor of area veterans at noon on Dec. 16 at six locations. Ceremonies will be held at Galway Village green, Charlton Village , Galway town school, Scotch Church Cemetery, Galway Town Hall and Providence Tow

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Around Town: 'Tulip Fever' and 'Wind River' free movie showings

Cazenovia Public Library will present two free screenings of "Tulip Fever" (2017) on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Community Room. The historical drama is adapted from a novel by Deborah Moggad. Set in 17th century Amsterdam, "Tulip Fever" tells the story of an artist who falls for

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Holidays more stressful than ever for retail workers

Big crowds, irritable customers, busy days and the need for workers themselves to take care of their own holiday obligations can all weigh heavily on workers' shoulders during the stressful holiday season. Too many shoppers don't appreciate the pressure that retail workers are under this time of yea

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Make America Great Again-Trump Must Go! #43

"I should have left them in jail," President Trump said of the UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China. Given Trump's arrogance and penchant to take credit when the credit is not his (as well as to blame others when he's the one to blame), are we to believe that Trump was actually pivotal in ge

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Bracelets help find people with Alzheimer's

Pictured above is the device that is threaded with a band for a person with dementia or Alzheimers to wear. (Photo courtesy of Greg Hitchcock) MAYFIELD - When Robert Betler wandered away from home in Mayfield one day, it was a terrifying experience for his wife Judy. "I drove around looking for him

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Cardiac Classic draws 1,400 runners to Central Park

Amelia Kokernak (1222) is all smiles as she crosses the finish line with her pals. Photographer: Marc Schultz Runners and walkers convened on Schenectady's Central Park on Thanksgiving morning to participate in the 36th annual The Foundation for Ellis Medicine's Cardiac Classic. More than 1,400 peop

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Prosecutor: Sentence in heroin death should send message

ALBANY -- Attorneys for both sides in a heroin case centered on the overdose death of a Saratoga Springs woman have requested a 10-year sentence for her drug dealer. Matthew Charo, 35, of Saratoga Springs, is to be sentenced next month after admitting in August to distributing heroin. In a memorandu

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Hugh Johnson to share economic forecast

The outlook for the regional and national economy will be the focus of nationally known investment strategist Hugh Johnson's 29th annual chamber presentation at 7:30 a.m. next Friday, Dec. 1, at the Rivers Casino and Resort Event Center in Schenectady. Johnson, chairman and chief investment officer

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-24 13:56:57

Opportunities Unlimited hosting hiring event

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is looking for a few compassionate and energetic people who want to help individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities reach their greatest potential. The agency is hosting open interviews from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at its 107 Heath St. location

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 21:26:59

A chance to give back

Thanksgiving Day is over for another year, which means things will quiet down a bit at the Sister Mary Loretto soup kitchen on Cottage Street. While staff members and volunteers from the Lockport Salvation Army planned to feed as many as 400 needy people throughout the day on Thursday, the end of o

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

Adult coloring open to all

"Color Me Calm," an adult coloring session, will be in progress from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lockport Public Library community meeting room. Admission is free and all are welcome. Friends of the Lockport Public Library provides the coloring tools. "Color Me Calm," an adult coloring session, wi

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-24 04:33:00