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Chase Mills man wins first prize in Norwood Kiwanis Duck Pluck

NORWOOD -- Al Thompson of Chase Mills was the first prize winner of the Norwood Kiwanis Duck Pluck held at the village's fall festival on Sept. 16. The proceeds from the fundraiser provide scholarships for Norwood-Norfolk Central seniors each year. The second place winner was Mike DiVencenzo and the

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 16:15:00

Social justice issues topic of North Country Matters show, interview with Canton church leaders

Paul Siskind and the Rev. James Galasinski from Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church discuss the church's new Social Justice Initiative with NCM host Donna Seymour in the first new North Country Matters show of the Fall season. POTSDAM -- North Country Matters, the local public affairs video magaz

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:48:00

Massena schools working to meet needs of students who do not speak English at home

MASSENA -- Massena Central School will discuss the best way to address an influx of elementary students whose primary language is not English at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting. This year, Massena Central School District has had and increase of students at the elementary level whose spoken l

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Free 'Sum of Which' board game tournament in Massena Saturday

MASSENA -- There will be a free "Sum of Which" tournament Saturday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at North Country Showcase in the St. Lawrence Centre Mall "Sum of Which" (patent pending), is a Scrabble-style board game with numbers created by SUNY Potsdam math professor Becky Duprey. Space is limited. Regis

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:58:00

Opinion: Thanks for the CR 59 road repair, says Hannawa Falls resident

To the Editor: Sincere and much deserved thanks to all of the Pierrepont and Potsdam and county and state DOT crews that so professionally and courteously cleared and widened the road shoulders and superbly paved the Back Hannawa Road, now CR 59 road this year. What a pleasure it is to travel on it

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:15:00

Fire displaces 17 Tuesday night in Norfolk (VIDEO)

NORFOLK - A late night fire that tore through an apartment building on West Main Street Tuesday night has left 17 people without a place to live. The cause of the fire at 67 W. Main St. is still under investigation but is suspected to be electrical in nature. The fire started between 9 and 9:30 p.m.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:00

SUNY Potsdam staging emergency drill Thursday

POTSDAM -- As part of its continuous emergency planning efforts, SUNY Potsdam will hold a campuswide "Shelter in Place" drill Thursday, Sept. 21, beginning at 9:45 a.m., in an effort to familiarize the campus with steps to take in a crisis. This drill will last approximately 20 minutes. SUNY Potsdam

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:38:00

Crane Latin Ensemble performing Saturday in Potsdam

POTSDAM - The Crane Latin Ensemble will be the next featured performer of the 2nd Annual Ives Park Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. The Latin Ensemble is a student group at SUNY Potsdam dedicated to bringing salsa to the North Country through a partnership with the Mambo Legends Orche

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:00

Two Potsdam residents arrested following incident on Old Potsdam-Parishville Road

POTSDAM - Two Potsdam residents were arrested Tuesday following an incident on the Old Potsdam-Parishville Road, according to state police. Ryan L. McLean, 33, was charged with second-degree harassment, resisting arrest and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle at 9:15 p.m., officers said. At 9:19 p.m

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Man charged with DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle in Potsdam

POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies said they charged a man with driving while intoxicated on State Highway 11B on Wednesday morning. Jeremy N. Way, 44, Plattsburgh, was cited for DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right, deputies said. His blood-alcohol

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:43:00

Potsdam police cite three for driving infraction

POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged three motorists with driving infractions on Tuesday. Those charged included: Jacqueline A. Ahearn, 26, Tyngsborough, Mass., was cited for speed in zone on Lawrence Avenue at 9:42 a.m. after being observed driving 55 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone. Felic

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:37:00

Northern Insuring Agency to open new office in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Northern Insuring Agency, Inc. is opening a new office in Potsdam at 69 Market St. The company's home office is located in Plattsburgh, and it fields branches in Whitehall and Massena. Renovations will begin in October with an opening planned for Feb. 1, 2018. "We are very pleased to be e

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:06:00

Senior group trip heading from Massena to Branson Missouri

MASSENA - Deb's Senior Trips is organizing a trip to Branson, Missouri, Sept. 23-Oct. 1. The trip will cost $759, which includes lodging, 14 meals, seven shows, a showboat cruise, and amenities. Pick ups will be at Massena, Canton, Ogdensburg, and Watertown. Call Debbie 315-769-9592, or visit www.Gr

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 15:55:00

Ogdensburg drainage issues near Burger King resolved, city to release funding to contractor

OGDENSBURG - The drainage issues near Burger King have been alleviated, according to a public city council update. The item had been an out stander from city's massive Paterson Street project. The city had withheld $60,000 from payment to ensure work could be completed without financially impacting

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:11:00

Instrumental trio to play at the Buc in Canton

The intrumental trio Jerod, Stephen and Doyle will play electronic improv music at the Buccaneer. CANTON -- The Jerod Stephen Doyle trio will perform Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8-10 p.m. at the Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St. The band is a live instrumental improv trio based Potsdam formed in 2015. Th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 21:39:00

Free community dinner to be held at Potsdam Presbyterian, tacos and burritos on the menu

POTSDAM -- A free-will community dinner will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Potsdam Presbyterian Community Center on the corner of Elm Street and Lawrence Avenue (behind the church sanctuary building). Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. with a menu of tacos and burritos with a choice of ground

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:46:00

Hurricane relief donations can get people on radio with Blind Andy in Massena, Potsdam, Canton and Akwesasne

101.5 The Fox radio personality Blind Andy is setting up his radio booth for live broadcasting at locations throughout the region this week to raise money for hurricane relief. Blind Andy will set up shop Tuesday, Sept 19, at Ray's Place, Massena; Wednesday, Sept 20, at the Akwesasne Mini Mart; Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:47:00

St. Lawrence Health System has names three Canton-Potsdam Hospital workers as its employees of the quarter

POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health System has named three Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees of the quarter. Kallie Barnes, Tina Clark, and Dawn Ferguson were nominated by their peers to receive this honor. Kallie Barnes, RN, BSN joined the hospital in 2015 on the maternity floor where she's been praised

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 17:20:00

Registration open for Potsdam Junior Hockey

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Junior Hockey Association online registration is now open at www.potsdamhockey.org. In-person registration will be on Oct. 14 at the Pine Street Arena from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Any family that pays in full by Oct. 1 will get a $25 refund check. Any families with more than one child

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 13:10:00

North Woods Outfitters in Potsdam closing its doors

POTSDAM -- North Woods Outfitters, 1890 Morley-Potsdam Rd., will permanently close its doors at the end of the month. The business operated for 24 years, having opened in the spring of 1994 by Rick and Roxanne Jones. They sold guns, ammunition, hunting clothes, black powder, fishing supplies and mor

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 00:42:00