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Ogdensburg using hidden cameras to crack down on illegal dumping in city

However, the decision to use four digital cameras — to secretly be installed in unspecified locations within the city on a rotating basis — has prompted questions by some members of City Council. On multiple occasions in the past, the council has expressed reservations about installing security came

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-15 00:30:00

Rensselaer Falls woman treated for minor injuries following rollover car crash

Deputies said on County Route 14 in the town, Donna J. White, 69, of 795 County Route 14, was driving her 2016 Toyota in a southwesterly direction when her vehicle’s front passenger side was struck by Megan E. Law, 28, of 808 Ford St., Ogdensburg, who was backing her 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-14 18:59:00

Vendors sought for 7th annual Ogtoberfest celebration Oct. 6 in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG -- Organizers are looking for more vendors to enhance the 7th annual Ogtoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 6 from noon-8 p.m. at the Lockwood Civic Center.All crafters, local artists, service organizations and home sale businesses are welcome. Contact the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce at

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 06:34:00

Ogdensburg police responded to 1,259 calls in July

OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Police responded to 1,259 calls to service in July, which resulted in 43 arrests.Ogdensburg police bested four meth labs in July, bringing the total to 30 since Jan. 1. Meanwhile the investigative unit opened 22 cases.


Former Ogdensburg man gets prison for attempted burglary

Eric S. Lalonde, 33, formerly of 1005 Ford St., Ogdensburg, now an inmate at the Elmira Correctional Facility, was sentenced as a second-felony offender after his May 15 guilty plea to second-degree attempted burglary, the reduced first count of the indictment charging him with first-degree burglary

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-14 05:15:00

Bronx woman charged wtih violating sanitary code, possessing contraband at Ogdensburg prison

Felica A. Cuevas, 23, was charged with violating state sanitary code, second-degree reckless endangerment, and first degree-possession of prison contraband, according to state police.


What’s Going On: Family art class in Ogdensburg, leadership training in Potsdam

POTSDAM: Leadership training, 3 p.m., Clarkson University’s Peyton Hall; lead by DiMarco Consulting, leadership training firm, and Maine-based coworking space Anchorspace; $25/participant or are free for Anchorspace members (virtual memberships start at $19/month); , , 207-613-5433.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 17:50:00

Canton woman charged with DWI

FINE — State police charged Elizabeth A. Briggs, 27, of 211 County Route 35, Canton, on Aug. 8 with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. She was also cited with moved from lane unsafely.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-13 18:16:00

Rensselaer Falls woman rescued from overturned Toyota following two-car collision in Canton

CANTON – A Rensselaer Falls woman was rescued from her vehicle and transported to Canton-Potsdam hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries following a two-car collision on County Route 14 Tuesday, Aug. 15.According to a press release from county sheriff’s office, Meagan E. Law, 46, of Ogdensbur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 17:30:00

Massena man accused of Lacey Yekel murder headed for Sept. 25 trial

A Massena man accused in a 2014 homicide will go to trial this fall.Christopher Hebert, 46, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Lacey Yekel, who was 25 at the time she was killed.Hebert

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 14:04:00

Trump’s visit boosts morale at Fort Drum

U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, invited Mr. Trump to visit Fort Drum earlier this year. In his remarks Monday to soldiers on the post as well as local dignitaries, the president thanked her for helping to pass the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. He s

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-14 05:15:00

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona.

AP - 2018-08-13 20:50:40

Several motorists charged with DWI

■Silvio Semedo, 29, Fort Drum, was charged at 1:43 a.m. Saturday by Watertown police with DWI and a right-of-way violation on the 300 block of State Street. Mr. Semedo’s blood-alcohol content was reported to be 0.11 percent.


Madrid woman charged with cocaine, suboxone possession

NORFOLK — State police on charged Cassy J. Clark, 23, of 2205 Route 310, Madrid, with two counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was also cited with controlled substance in non-original container and failed to stop at stop sign.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-13 17:22:00

End in site for $3 million construction project on Canton bridge over Grasse River

By ADAM ATKINSONCANTON -- Construction on the U.S. Route 11 bridge over the Grasse River in the village across Willow Island continues to direct traffic into just two lanes across the span, but the end is in site.“(It’s) looking like Canton will be finished up mid-September,” said Michael R. Flick,

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-13 05:45:00

Ogdensburg council to vote on lowering price of surplus King Street parcel

The City Council will vote Monday on reducing the price for the King Street property from its nearly $20,000 original asking price to $12,800. The parcel has been on the market since March, and so far there have been no interested buyers.


Two Ogdensburg teens charged in Canton knife incident

CANTON — State police on Aug. 8 charged a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male, both of Ogdensburg, each with a count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing, both misdemeanors. The 16-year-old was charged with a second count of second-degree menacing.


Ogdensburg man faces marijuana charges after hit and run accident

LAWRENCE – An Ogdensburg man faces multiple charges following a hit and run acident, according to state police.Philip A. Tynon, 62, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana, failure to keep right and leaving the scene of an accident Aug. 8 at 3:28 pm., according to state police.


Potsdam man charged with unlicensed operation in Lisbon

LISBON -- A Potsdam man was charged with unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on State Highway 68, Aug. 11 according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.Brenden W. Narrow, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and insufficient tail lamps.


Commander in chief: Trump to visit Fort Drum, sign defense authorization bill

U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, asked Mr. Trump in March to visit Fort Drum. He’ll be there Monday to affix his name to the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, enacting it into law.