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Ogdensburg woman named recipient of Elmira College Emerson Liscum Diven Prize
Elmira College is a private, coeducational, Phi Beta Kappa college founded in 1855, located in Elmira. The College has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,200 full-time mostly-residential students, and is the guardian of Quarry Farm where Mark Twain wrote many of his most iconic novels an
Madrid and Malone residents charged with drug possession
LOUISVILLE — A Madrid man was charged with drug possession following a traffic stop on SH 37 on Wednesday morning, according to state police.Josh T. Sharpe, 26, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding at 12:35 a.m., police said.
Gouverneur man charged with resisting arrest
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 26 charged Cody J. Gladle, 22, Gouverneur, with parole violation and resisting arrest.
Six teens charged with trespassing in ‘senior prank’ involving a dead animal
Troopers charge during the overnight hours between June 7 and 8 at St. Lawrence Central School, 1039 Route 11C, the students had entered the school as part of a senior prank and dismembered and distributed a dead animal they found on the side of the road throughout the school.
Free Wellness Day in Ogdensburg features healthcare info, magician, bounce house, carnival games, light refreshments
OGDENSBURG –Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Wellness Center will be hosting a free Wellness Day in the New York Avenue Park, kitty-corner from the Medical Center on Friday, June 22 from 1-5 p.m.In the event of rain, the fair will be moved to the Medical Center’s Hess Auditorium.
Waddington Kunoco Food Mart to close Friday
WADDINGTON — Waddington Kunoco Food Mart/IGA store, 150 Lincoln Ave., will close June 22, according to owners Stephen and Jacquelyn KunoThe Kunos also own Kuno Oil Company and other Kunoco stores around the North Country.
Massena man gets 12 years in prison for rape of child
Ernest E. Pantaleo, 27, of 12 Tracy St., pleaded guilty in St. Lawrence County Court to first-degree attempted rape, the reduced count of first-degree rape in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Proposed Canton halfway house granted special-use permit to use rectory
The village Planning Board unanimously agreed to grant a special-use permit that allows New Hope Transformation Ministries Inc., Potsdam, to open a home in the Grace Episcopal Rectory at 11 E. Main St. Tenants would include up to six women in recovery who would be supervised by one house mother.
People sought to serve on Ogdensburg Arts Council
OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Parks & Recreation Department invites people to apply for the Ogdensburg Arts Council.The commission consists of up to seven volunteer citizens, who work with city staff on the implementation of the city’s vision for the arts for young and old and to develop short and lo
TV’s Mark Valley has new web series on meth epidemic shot in Ogdensburg set for Sept. 2 release
OGDENSBURG -- “ZBurg,” a web series written and directed by Mark Valley, is set to be released Sept. 2, according to an update posted by Valley on Facebook.The series was created by Valley and local filmmaker, musician and business owner Ethan Henry.
Gouverneur woman charged with mischief, attempted assault
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 28 charged Michelle C. Little, 23, Gouverneur, with two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and third-degree attempted assault.
What’s Happening: 10 schools hosting graduation ceremonies, Wellness Day in Ogdensburg, free hot dogs in Lisbon
OGDENSBURG: Friday, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Wellness Center’s free Wellness Day in the New York Avenue Park, kitty-corner from the Medical Center, 1-5 p.m.; if rain, locaton will be Medical Center’s Hess Auditorium; opportunities to speak with Wellness Center providers, Mental Health Center
Ogdensburg pares back borrowing, but cash flow concerns linger
OGDENSBURG — The city will borrow less to meet its annual operating expenses this year than it originally anticipated, but cash flow remains a lingering concern for the municipality, according to officials.
Woman in Ogdensburg arrested on bench warrant failure to appear
OGDENSBURG — Kaitlin Marie Abbrid was charged by city police for speeding on the Downtown Arterial at June 16, at 4:45 p.m.She was subsequently arrested on a city court bench warrant for failure to appear on an earlier charge of petit larceny.Abbrid was released after posting $100 bail and is schedu
Failure to yield charge for man in Ogdensburg after two-car accident
OGDENSBURG — Leo LaLonde was charged by city police with failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign after police investigation of a two-car property damage accident at the intersection of Morris and Lafayette streets at 1:20 p.m. June 16.
Gouverneur woman charged with aggravated harassment
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 19 charged Erica B. Jackson, 24, Gouverneur, with misdemeanor second-degree aggravated harassment.
Town of Massena and Massena Memorial Hospital in affiliation talks with Canton-Potsdam Hospital
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- The Town of Massena and Massena Memorial Hospital have been in affiliation talks with Canton-Potsdam Hospital and other healthcare entities, according to the town supervisor.“Yes, nothing definite. We’ve talked to a lot of people. I know that was always a big secret before.
Report of too many children in a car ends with improper restraints charge for woman in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG — Police ticketed a woman after receiving a complaint that she was driving a car with too many children inside June 15 at 4:46 p.m. on the 200 section of Belmont Courts.Ashley E. Geddes was charged with driving with back seat passengers ages 4-7 no/improper restraints.
Gouverneur man charged with assault
GOUVERNEUR — Village police on May 16 charged Bryon C. Carr, 18, Gouverneur, with third-degree assault. He was also cited with disorderly conduct and second-degree harassment.
Going green: Ogdensburg considers plan to enhance the city’s riverfront
If one could see through the eyes of the statue, the view would be one of contrasts. There’s the beautiful river, the green hills of Ontario, a popular playground — and a large gash of concrete and asphalt abutting the water’s bank.