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Power Authority Tries To Power Up Tourism In St. Lawrence County
Waddington and Massena land major fishing tournaments. But can other communities replicate that success and with other forms of recreation? St. Lawrence County is about to find out.
Norwood Kiwanian earns club honor
NORWOOD -- Norwood Kiwanis has recognized Harold Chapin of Norwood for 10 years of service to their club. Chapin has participated in numerous projects and has served on the board of directors. He was instrumental to the club’s recognition of outstanding athletes each year.
Service dog assisting college student gets honorary diploma from NY school
POTSDAM, New York -- Whenever Brittany Hawley went to class, her loyal service dog Griffin was there. If she needed her cell phone, Griffin would fetch it. Even when she assisted patients as part of an internship, Griffin was there helping out as well.
Candlelight concerts in Potsdam to be broadcast starting tonight
POTSDAM -- The 2018 Crane Candlelight Concerts at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music brought together more than 250 student musicians and special guest performers to usher in the holiday season recently.
Police: Ticonderoga man jailed on murder, weapon charges
TICONDEROGA -- The Ticonderoga man who is suspected of killing a man last week was charged with murder late Monday after being found hiding near the Canadian border. Michael E. LaRock was found in a home in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, around 3:15 p.m. Monday after police in nearby Massena received
St. Lawrence County opioid task force meets today, hopes to better track and combat drug epidemic
CANTON – St. Lawrence County’s public health director is assembling a task force to better track and combat the area’s opioid and heroin epidemic. The first meeting is planned for today, Dec.14. While membership has not been firmly established, SLC Public Health Director Dana Olzenak McGuire said sh
William E. "Bill" Meenan, Jr., 87, of Colton
Formerly of Canton - William E. "Bill" Meenan, Jr., 87, of Guston Square, Colton, died Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 19 from 5-8 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Canton. His funeral will be Thursday, Dec
St. Lawrence County receives $1 million for lead abatement
CANTON — St. Lawrence County on Wednesday received $1 million in federal funding from Housing and Urban Development for lead abatement for 52 housing units, as well as marketing, equipment and training for contractors.
Former Jail Cook Arrested for Having Sex With Inmates Working For Her
When dating gets tough, you can always count on Tinder, right? Nope. This 43-year-old had a much “better” idea. She decided to ditch the whole online dating and go straight to sleeping with her employees. Wait, not just any employees, but inmates from St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in Can
Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
2 Ogdensburg Teens Missing, 1 Wanted By Police
Two teenagers from Ogdensburg are missing and police believe they are together. Ogdensburg police say 15 year old Olivia Roberts has been missing since December 12 and 17 year old Kenneth Snyder was reported missing on November 20.
Fregoes are Norwood Kiwanians of Year
NORWOOD -- Current St. Lawrence Division Kiwanis Lt. Governor and outgoing Norwood Kiwanis President Patti Dean announced she has selected Susan and John Fregoe of Norwood as recipients of the 2017-2018 Kiwanians of the Year Award.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
What’s Going On: Art classes set in Waddington, knitting meet-up in Norwood, bread baking class in Canton
CANTON: No Knead Bread: Delicious and Hearty Loaves, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Harvest Kitchen at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043 State Highway 68, part of a four-part December Baking Series: Sweet and Savory; class size limited, pre-registration required; each class is $20 and feature
Town ponders resolution on return of I-98 with a Canton-Potsdam bypass
POTSDAM — The town decided not to vote on a resolution supporting the proposed Canton-Potsdam bypass after several board members voiced their lack of interest in the project.
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Norma M. Dupree, 84, of Massena
Massena: Norma M. Dupree, age 84, passed away peacefully December 14, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side. She was born June 15, 1934 in Cornwall, Ontario to Joseph and Yvonne Piquette. Norma married the love of her life, dance partner, and best friend, Harold L. Dupree on August 30, 1958 who
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Opinion: Community Lunch Program for Kids in Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville thanks NYSPA IBEW Local 2032
The Community Lunch Program for Kids (Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville) would like to publicly thank NYSPA IBEW Local 2032 (staff and management) for their very generous donation of $400.00 to our program.
Saturday Sports: General Brown Basketball Beats Massena
Plenty of high school basketball Saturday afternoon with a Frontier League-N.A.C. matchup in Dexter as the General Brown Lions hosted the Massena Red Raiders. In the 1st quarter, Jake Heller rattles home a 3 from the corner, Lions up by 3. Massena answered, off the inbounds, Tyler Bacon banked home