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Potsdam resident participates in 'Honor Flight' to visit war memorials in Washington D.C.

POTSDAM -- In early September Al Jones, a longtime resident of Potsdam, traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of an "Honor Flight" to visit war memorials. North Country Honor Flight is part of a nationwide movement to honor our nation's veterans with a trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. to visit

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 15:58:00

Technology, Environment, Arts and Media summer program hosted in Potsdam

Clarkson University and the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries held the first Technology, Environment, Arts and Media (TEAM) summer program in July with the theme of the impact of agriculture on freshwater. Assistant Clarkson professor of Biology Stefanie Kring led the program along with staf

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 21:31:00

Running for Health 5K in Potsdam Oct. 1

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University's Running for World Health 5K Race will step off Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. outside Clarkson's Walker Arena. Registration is from 8-9:45 a.m., and a kids' 1-mile fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The race will finish at Walker Arena. The course is a mostly a flat "lollip

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 21:28:00

Brasher Falls resident charged with drug possession in Potsdam

POTSDAM - A Brasher Falls resident was charged with drug possession on Main Street Wednesday evening, according to state police. Frederick L. Jandreau, 25, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of controlled substance in a non-origina

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 17:57:00

Potsdam police cite six motorists with driving infractions

POTSDAM - Potsdam police said they charged six motorists with driving infractions on Wednesday. Those charged included: Scott A. Moore, 43, Brasher Falls, was cited for an unsafe lane change on Maple Street at 3:06 p.m. following a two vehicle property-damage accident. No injuries were reported. E

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 13:32:00

SUNY Potsdam staging emergency drill Thursday

POTSDAM -- As part of its continuous emergency planning efforts, SUNY Potsdam will hold a campuswide "Shelter in Place" drill Thursday, Sept. 21, beginning at 9:45 a.m., in an effort to familiarize the campus with steps to take in a crisis. This drill will last approximately 20 minutes. SUNY Potsdam

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:38:00

Crane Latin Ensemble performing Saturday in Potsdam

POTSDAM - The Crane Latin Ensemble will be the next featured performer of the 2nd Annual Ives Park Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. The Latin Ensemble is a student group at SUNY Potsdam dedicated to bringing salsa to the North Country through a partnership with the Mambo Legends Orche

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:00

Man charged with DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle in Potsdam

POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies said they charged a man with driving while intoxicated on State Highway 11B on Wednesday morning. Jeremy N. Way, 44, Plattsburgh, was cited for DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right, deputies said. His blood-alcohol

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:43:00

Two Potsdam residents arrested following incident on Old Potsdam-Parishville Road

POTSDAM - Two Potsdam residents were arrested Tuesday following an incident on the Old Potsdam-Parishville Road, according to state police. Ryan L. McLean, 33, was charged with second-degree harassment, resisting arrest and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle at 9:15 p.m., officers said. At 9:19 p.m

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Northern Insuring Agency to open new office in Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Northern Insuring Agency, Inc. is opening a new office in Potsdam at 69 Market St. The company's home office is located in Plattsburgh, and it fields branches in Whitehall and Massena. Renovations will begin in October with an opening planned for Feb. 1, 2018. "We are very pleased to be e

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:06:00

Free community dinner to be held at Potsdam Presbyterian, tacos and burritos on the menu

POTSDAM -- A free-will community dinner will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Potsdam Presbyterian Community Center on the corner of Elm Street and Lawrence Avenue (behind the church sanctuary building). Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. with a menu of tacos and burritos with a choice of ground

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:46:00

Hurricane relief donations can get people on radio with Blind Andy in Massena, Potsdam, Canton and Akwesasne

101.5 The Fox radio personality Blind Andy is setting up his radio booth for live broadcasting at locations throughout the region this week to raise money for hurricane relief. Blind Andy will set up shop Tuesday, Sept 19, at Ray's Place, Massena; Wednesday, Sept 20, at the Akwesasne Mini Mart; Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:47:00

St. Lawrence Health System has names three Canton-Potsdam Hospital workers as its employees of the quarter

POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health System has named three Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees of the quarter. Kallie Barnes, Tina Clark, and Dawn Ferguson were nominated by their peers to receive this honor. Kallie Barnes, RN, BSN joined the hospital in 2015 on the maternity floor where she's been praised

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 17:20:00

Registration open for Potsdam Junior Hockey

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Junior Hockey Association online registration is now open at www.potsdamhockey.org. In-person registration will be on Oct. 14 at the Pine Street Arena from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Any family that pays in full by Oct. 1 will get a $25 refund check. Any families with more than one child

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 13:10:00

State police in Canton begin search for new home to address parking, building access and efficiency of operations issues

CANTON - State police are searching for a new facility that will better meet their needs which have changed over the 20 years that they have been located at 49 1/2 Court St. "The state police is always looking to optimize our space so that we can effectively meet the needs of the public and our memb

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:51:00

Juried art exhibit opens Sept. 23 at Frederic Remington in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG - The 2017 International Juried Art Exhibit at Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., will be displayed from Sept. 23-Jan. 14. The public is invited to attend the opening reception Saturday, Sept. 23, from 2- 4 p.m., in the Richard E. Winter and Torrey Family galleries. Artist

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:44:00

Red Cross provides emergency relief to 16 people following Norfolk fire

NORFOLK - Volunteers from the North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to 16 people after a multi-family fire late Tuesday night on Main Street. The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to nine adults and e

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 12:55:00

Social justice issues topic of North Country Matters show, interview with Canton church leaders

Paul Siskind and the Rev. James Galasinski from Canton's Unitarian Universalist Church discuss the church's new Social Justice Initiative with NCM host Donna Seymour in the first new North Country Matters show of the Fall season. POTSDAM -- North Country Matters, the local public affairs video magaz

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:48:00

Free 'Sum of Which' board game tournament in Massena Saturday

MASSENA -- There will be a free "Sum of Which" tournament Saturday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at North Country Showcase in the St. Lawrence Centre Mall "Sum of Which" (patent pending), is a Scrabble-style board game with numbers created by SUNY Potsdam math professor Becky Duprey. Space is limited. Regis

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:58:00

Massena schools working to meet needs of students who do not speak English at home

MASSENA -- Massena Central School will discuss the best way to address an influx of elementary students whose primary language is not English at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting. This year, Massena Central School District has had and increase of students at the elementary level whose spoken l

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00