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Ogdensburg police blotter, Dec. 13
• Caller reported burglar alarm at Duty Free America at Bridge Plaza at 11:06 p.m. Police reported it was a false alarm and that the building was secure. • Subject called at 10:34 p.m. stating someone had fallen and was bleeding from the head. Rescue and fire personnel responded.
New military procurement plan threatens local dairies’ direct sales to Drum
EAST SYRACUSE — Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., says he thinks the new proposed procurement process for milk on military bases is dumb. Standing in front of the Byrne Dairy Ultra Dairy facility on Friday, Sen. Schumer said the new proposal from the Defense Commissary Agency to use centralized wareh
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
Roundup: Randall named MVP as Spartans win Salmon River tournament
First period: 1, Queensbury, Jack Randall (Trevor Vogel), 11:05. 2, Salmon River, Cameron Cartier (Tim Cook), 5:05. 3, Queensbury, Tyler Vogel (Brendan Murphy, Devon Salone), 3:13 (pp).
Ms. Ann M. Kelley, 68, of Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – Ms. Ann M. Kelley, 68, unexpectedly passed away Thursday afternoon, December 6, 2018 at her home. Annie was born June 18, 1950 in Massena the daughter of the late Neil and Ethel (Hennegan) Kelley. She was a graduate of Holy Family High School and later from SUNY Canton. Annie was a regi
With support from local unions, Ogdensburg will perform project labor agreement study for WWTP
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg City Council will seek a study to determine if a controversial project labor agreement would save money on the wastewater treatment plant, despite caution from City Manager Sarah Purdy.
Ogdensburg Land Bank begins plans for fighting blight
OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Land Bank Corporation hopes to have a proposal of property acquisitions and goals early next year. The group held its organizational meeting earlier this week and is working toward identifying goals for utilizing the award of funding to address community vacancy, and bli
'Co-working space' opens in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Anchorspace Potsdam, which a news release describes as “the first co-working space in the area,” will open to members and the public in January. The release says Anchorspace Potsdam was conceived when Nicole Ouellette tried to work in Potsdam this past February.
TAP Air Portugal to add San Francisco in June
TAP Air Portugal has announced its latest new destination: San Francisco. This new route reinforces and consolidates the Company’s bet in that market, now extending its reach to reach California, on the west coast of the USA.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Craft and vendor fair planned for Dec. 8 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG — The Canton-based Youth Advocate Programs will host a craft and vendor fair on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the United Helpers Mosaic Building, 100 Ford St., from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Female Upstate NY jail employee charged with raping 3 inmates
CANTON, N.Y. -- An Upstate New York jail employee has been charged with multiple counts of felony rape for engaging in sexual misconduct with three inmates over the course of several years, according to the New York Attorney General's Office.
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
Fire destroys Parishville home; woman treated for burns
PARISHVILLE — A woman was treated for burns at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after the house she was in was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. The Parishville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the residence at 3044 White Hill Road at about 4 p.m.
Hammond Student Handcuffed, Hospitalized Over Instagram Post
April Price cries a little looking at a photo of her son, Jesse Bender, at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. It all started at Hammond High School Monday morning. She got a call from him about 11:40.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
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.
James E. Whitcomb, 56, of Morley
James E. Whitcomb, 56, of Morley, died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at his home. James was born January 22, 1962 in Ogdensburg, the son of Edward and Nancy (Whitman) Whitcomb. He graduated from Canton High School and served in the United States Navy. On March 26, 1986, James was united in marriage to
Officials: Jail cook had sex with inmates working for her
CANTON, N.Y. (AP) ï¿½ Authorities say the former head cook at a northern New York county jail has been indicted on rape and other charges for having sex with inmates who worked in the facility's kitchen.
Rivers leads Lowville to third at Indian River Invitational
PHILADELPHIA — Gabe Rivers took first in two individual events and was part of the winning 400-yard relay as the Lowville boys swimming team placed third in the Indian River Invitational on Dec. 8.