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Free technology education programs offered at Potsdam library

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Library is hosting the following technology education programs in the Cleveland Computer Center in the library basement. Registration is required for all tech programs listed below by email or phone: [email protected], or call 315-265-7230.Introduction to MS Word will be held W

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 22:43:00

Potsdam police cite five for driving infractions

POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged five motorists with driving infractions on Sunday. Those charged included: Joshua L. Weller, 20, Potsdam, was cited for inadequate tail lights on Market Street at 12:46 a.m. Xudong Su, 26, Potsdam, was cited for having no front license plate affixed to a

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 14:53:00

Almost $400 raised for Bayside Cemetery Association in Potsdam

POTSDAM - Almost $400 has been raised to benefit the Bayside Cemetery Association thanks to the generosity of artist John Omohundro. An exhibit of Omohundro's watercolor paintings was organized by SLC Arts and is on display at the Potsdam Town Hall.The artist has pledged to donate proceeds to the as

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 00:22:00

Potsdam plans March or April ground-breaking for $3 million wastewater treatment plant project

POTSDAM -- The village's wastewater treatment plant upgrade project will likely break ground in March or April for major portions of the $3 million project. Village Administrator Greg Thompson told trustees at the village board meeting Monday that he has received a "notice to proceed" and contractor

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-14 16:21:00

Potsdam Town Council sets meeting dates for 2018

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Town Council has set the dates and times for its official meetings for the rest of 2018. They will meet in Town Hall on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 7, Sept. 11, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-14 16:19:00

Canton firefighters put out burning tractor trailer in grocery store parking lot

CANTON -- Canton firefighters quelled a burning tractor trailer in the Price Chopper parking lot on Monday morning.Fire and EMS crews were dispatched the report at 5:40 a.m., the fire department said. "Crews quickly knocked down the fire, preventing any further extension, aided by additional personn

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 22:47:00

Joanne's Gift of Love seeks support for fundraiser

NORWOOD - Joanne's Gift of Love is asking for support for their first fundraising basketball tournament at Norwood-Norfolk Central School between NNCS and Potsdam Central teams Saturday, Jan. 20. A concession stand, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle table will be set up during the event.They are see


10 more sentenced Wednesday in "Operation Gravy Train"

CANTON - Ten more people were sentenced Wednesday in St. Lawrence County Court as part of Operation Gravy Train, bringing the total number of individuals sentenced thus far to 52. In court Wednesday, the following people were sentenced having pleaded guilty: Barry Crayford, 41, of 50 Annette St., He

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-14 13:15:00

Dr. Ken Peterson: A doctor for our times

Earlier this week, while reviewing some of my Independent writings from years past, I came upon a column that I wrote in January of 2007, which featured one of my partners, Dr. Ken Peterson, who had recently died. I paused while I read the column since his practice and spirit embodied a concept whic


East Hampton-Portland's Upcoming Open Houses

EAST HAMPTON, CT - Do you want to buy a house? Do you enjoy attending open houses on Sundays or are you curious to see what your neighbor's house looks like? Realtor.com has the complete inventory of open houses in East Hampton-Portland. If you're serious about buying a house and want to see it for

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:00:00

High court to hear appeal of man who threatened judge

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The case of a Connecticut man convicted of threatening violence against a judge is set to go before the state Supreme Court. Justices are scheduled to hear the appeal of Cromwell resident Edward Taupier on Wednesday. Taupier was sentenced to 1 years behind bars in 2015 for thr

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 00:12:58

Ice jams cause flooding concerns, road closure

PORTLAND, Conn. (WTNH)- Flood warnings are up for several parts of the state and the problem is ice on rivers. Chunks of ice are forming ice dams and that has already closed a major road in one town. The Pawcatuck, Connecticut, and Housatonic Rivers all with flood warnings. We are checking out flood

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 11:28:32

Bysiewicz Gets 1st Endorsement For Governor

Susan Bysiewicz hasn't yet announced that she's running for governor, but she has already picked up her first endorsement. Well, tentative endorsement. The endorsement came Monday from Democratic State Rep. Josh Elliott of Hamden, one of the most outspoken left-leaning legislators in Hartford. Ellio

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 01:02:32

Route 17A in Portland Closed Due to Flooding

Route 17A in Portland is closed near the fairgrounds due to flooding Monday morning. The Connecticut River was expected to be near a flood stage of 7 feet Monday morning. Portland police closed 17A between Route 7 and Summer Street as a precaution, as the area is prone to flooding. There was also mi

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-15 12:50:42

Hebron party's to hold caucuses Tuesday

HEBRON - The Democratic and Republican parties are to elect new town committee members Tuesday at their respective party caucuses. Both caucuses take place at the Town Office Building at 15 Gilead St. The Democrats will elect new members at 7 p.m. and the Republicans at 7:30 p.m. Committee members a

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-01-15 17:06:00

Chemical Fire at Plant in Essex

Firefighters from several towns responded to a chemical fire at 85 Westbrook Road in Essex on Monday. The fire at Nalas Engineering was reported around 1:30 p.m., fire officials. The fire was contained to the building and firefighters were allowing the blaze to burn itself out, according to Essex As

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-15 19:14:22

Swollen rivers, ice jams around Connecticut lead to flooding

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Flooding is reported on several swollen Connecticut rivers, causing problems around the state. In Kent, officials said ice jams on the Housatonic (hoos-uh-TAH'-nihk) River prompted the private boarding school the Kent School to send more than 500 students home on Monday. The N

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:37:31

Hubs bowling team slides into sectional tournament

DEKALB - Rochelle junior Brady Shank knew from his first few warm-up balls that he was in for a big day when the Hubs varsity bowling team returned to DeKalb's Mardi Gras Lanes this past Saturday for the IHSA Regional hosted by Sycamore High School. Shank found his mark early in the competition, and

ROCHELLE NEWS-LEADER - 2018-01-16 00:16:32

Elburn wildlife center sends plea for aid during extreme cold

ELBURN - The recent extreme cold is not only hard on people, it's hard on animals, said Andrea Krueger, board president of the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn. The center has been taking in more animals just at a time when it is also lower on volunteers, Krause said. "We have injured, starving


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