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Teen charged with making terroristic threat at Norwood-Norfolk Central

NORFOLK -- A 16-year old male from Norfolk was charged with making a terroristic threat Thursday afternoon, according to state police.Stevens Cayden M. Stevens, 16, was charged after an investigation into a threat that was made at Norwood Norfolk Central School Thursday, troopers said.Stevens, a stu

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Potsdam and Akwesasne men charged with drug possession in separate incidents

POTSDAM - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on CR 35 Wednesday afternoon, according to state police. Brooke A. Dashno, 26, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:58 p.m., officers said.She was cited and released. MASSENA - An Akwesasne man was charged with drug possession o

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:17:00

Ogdensburg police arrest five for making meth in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE -- Ogdensburg police arrested five people on meth making charges March 21 after executing a search warrant on County Route 6. The Ogdensburg Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Unit in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 4057 County

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:56:00

Norfolk man charged with criminal contempt

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thursday stemming from a March 14 incident, according to state police. Richard A. Christy, 23, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt at 3:05 p.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

'The Quest' up next at Cinema 10 in Potsdam

POTSDAM - The Cinema 10 film series continues March 26 with the 2017 film "The Quest." The U.S. film directed by Jonathan Olshefski was filmed over nearly a decade, and tells the story of one family and their unwavering devotion to their neighborhood.Chronicling the life and struggles of an independ

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:48:00

14U Norfolk/Potsdam North Storm girls' team fundraisers coming up

The 14U Norfolk/Potsdam North Storm girls' team will have several fundraisers to help support their trip to Nationals in Marlborough, Mass. next month: Sunday March 25, breakfast buffet at 1/2 Ton's Bar and Grill, 141 1/2 Market St., Potsdam, 8 a.m. to noon, $12+ tax Tuesday, March 27, Taco Tuesday

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:48:00

In the Stacks Music Series continues at Potsdam Library

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Public Library will host its next In the Stacks Music Series event with local electronica improv trio Jerod Stephen Doyle on Sunday, March 25, from 4-5 p.m. in the main reading room. The trio, formed in 2015, is comprised of Jerod Sommerfeldt (modular synthesizer and computer),

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:49:00

Massena Town Council supports Boutique Air flights to Boston

MASSENA - Massena Town Council members have thrown their support behind a plan for Boutique Air to drop its flights to Albany and Baltimore and instead provide three daily flights to Boston. During their meeting Wednesday, board members unanimously agreed to send a letter of support to the federal D

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Potsdam resident facing drug charge in Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday, according to state police. Jerrid R. French, 28, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana or operating a motor vehicle without an inspection at 5:20 p.m., officers said. PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was ch


Norwood-Norfolk Central undergoes lockdown after threat found written on bathroom wall

NORWOOD - A threat written on a bathroom wall prompted a student lockdown at Norwood-Norfolk Central School this morning. "Today Norwood-Norfolk Central School received a threat, written on a bathroom wall," NNCS Superintendent Jamie Cruikshank said in a message to district parents. "The NYS Police

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:54:00

Massena man charged with possessing crack cocaine

NORFOLK - State police on March 19 charged Tyler D. Brooks, 23, of 374 County Route 37, Massena, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers said that at 1:34 a.m. on Route 56, Mr. Brooks was stopped for driving a 2006 Nissan Titan with an inadequate exhau

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 01:40:00

Heuvelton woman involved in property-damage accident in Macomb

MACOMB - A Heuvelton woman was involved in a property-damage accident on SH 184 on Thursday morning, according to state police. Dana H. Macaulay, 53, was the driver, police said.The incident took place near Winding Hill Road and was reported at 5:41 a.m., troopers said. No injuries or tickets were r

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

March For Our Lives rally against school violence Saturday in Potsdam and around the country

POTSDAM -- A March For Our Lives rally will be held at Potsdam Central School, 29 Leroy St., Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. The March For Our Lives is a nationwide event organized in response to recent school gun violence incidents, with rallies slated to take place at schools across the country and


Rubio Duo, flute and guitar, to perform Saturday at Potsdam United Methodist Church

POTSDAM -- The Rubio Duo will perform Saturday, March 24, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Potsdam United Methodist Church 26 Main St. The show is the last performance of the Cabin Fever Concert Series organized by What a Raquette Music and Dance, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to foster

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 16:13:00

Gun, knife sale in Brasher Falls this weekend

BRASHER FALLS -- A gun and knife sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Shamrock Club, 138 County Rt. 50. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.Admission is $3 per person, under age 12 free. There will be plenty of dealers present with all kin

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 21:42:00

Potsdam police cite two motorists for driving infactions

POTSDAM - Potsdam police said they cited two motorists with driving infractions on Tuesday. Those charged included: Juan S. Manzanomunoz, 21, New Rochelle, was cited for unlicensed operator and inadequate stop lamps on Hamilton Street at 9:22 p.m. Anthony Badunkansahfrimpng, 21, Bronx, was cited fo


Potsdam board sets public hearing on 2018-19 budget

POTSDAM - The Board of Trustees has set April 5 at 6:30 p.m. for the public hearing on its budget for 2018-19, which at the moment stands at $10,550,243, but that could easily go higher. That preliminary figure in the "first run" is less than one percent higher than last year's overall budget, but V

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 00:59:00

City man charged with harassment, mischief

WATERTOWN - City police have charged a Winthrop Street man with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday afternoon. L'Quarius L. Leday, 32, 129 Winthrop St. Apt. 2, was arrested at his home at 12:44 p.m. on Tuesday and held for an arraignment at City


Reiki class planned Saturday in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm St., hosts a, Reiki I class with Reiki Master Sarah Pickard from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Workshop participants will learn how Reiki can help to reduce anxiety, stress, and physical discomfort.There will be time to practice self-Reiki and


Former North Lawrence woman who fled the state gets prison for 2015 drug conviction

CANTON - A former North Lawrence woman who fled the state was sentenced to prison Tuesday in St. Lawrence County Court for her 2015 conviction of drug possession. Brandee J. Arquiett, 38, formerly of 1523 Route 11C, Apt. 204, was sentenced, as a second-felony offender, to four years in prison for he