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Potsdam restores paid fire driver position after layoff

Mayor Ron Tischler and trustees Abby Lee, Maggie McKenna and Cindy Goliber voted in favor, and Trustee Steve Warr voted against.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-21 09:32:00

Potsdam man charged with aggravated unlicensed operation

Robert A. Carrier, 37, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation following a traffic stop for a non-functional plate lamp, deputies said.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-20 08:12:00

Potsdam, Massena residents cited for possessing pot

State police say they charged three people with pot possession.Timothy J. Rivers, 30, of Potsdam was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and fourth-degree criminal mischief at 8:55 p.m. Saturday in Potsdam. He was released with tickets to a third party, police said.


SUNY Potsdam welcoming Class of 2022 August 25-26

POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam is preparing to welcome its 202nd class of new students this fall, as the Class of 2022 settles in on campus. The college will greet first-time and returning students during Welcome Weekend 2018, from Aug. 24 to 26.Welcome Weekend

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-21 09:25:00

Canton man charged with resisting arrest

POTSDAM — Village police on Sunday charged Jacob H. Kiah, 19, Canton, with misdemeanor resisting arrest. He was also cited with disorderly conduct.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 10:15:00

Convocation in Potsdam on Sunday

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University will kick off the start of the 2018-2019 academic year with its annual Convocation.This year, three faculty members will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture at Convocation. The free event begins at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, in Cheel Arena and is open to the entire

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-20 14:28:00

What’s Going On: Lee Ann Womack concert in Hogansburg, country music in Potsdam, music in the pub in Colton

HOGANSBURG: Country music phenom and Grammy Award Winner Lee Ann Womack, 8 p.m. at the Bingo Palace, hosted by Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, 873 State Route 37; will celebrate the release of her new album “The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone;” 518-358-2222, .

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-21 05:50:00

Massena man charged with felony contempt

MASSENA — State police charged on Monday Nicholas R. Wolcott, 22, of 8 Bucktown Road Extension, with felony first-degree criminal contempt and misdemeanor criminal mischief. He was also cited with second-degree harassment.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 17:41:00

Potsdam's Ives Park Concert Series starts Saturday with music events through Sept. 29

The 2018 Ives Park Summer Concert Series will launch Saturday, Aug. 25 and feature a variety of music into September. Scheduled to perform this year are, counter-clockwise from upper left, Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, Spazzare, The Warp/The Weft, Fenimore Blues, Miss Angie Beeler’s Kids Co

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-20 11:36:00

Hogansburg man charged with DWI in Massena

Zachary D. Hopps, 23, was stopped at 3:43 a.m. Sunday on International Bridge Road in Massena.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 09:03:00

SUNY Potsdam's Crane School hosting National String Project harp class

"I'm quite excited: it has been several years since we've offered a beginning harp class," she said. "The harp is a wonderful instrument and students who enter the program tend to return year after year. We've just had enough ‘graduates’ to have room to start a new class. Some of our former students

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-20 09:13:00

Thousands expected for four days of music, rides, food at Waddington's Party in the Park

A scene from last year’s Party in the Park. Photo from .WADDINGTON – The Party in the Park 5 for the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series is expected to draw thousands of people to the community park for four days of free live music, kids rides, great food and cold beer starting Thursday, Aug. 23 at Whitake

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-20 05:46:00

Ogdensburg man faces multiple charges, including DWI, drinking in vehicle

OGDENSBURG — A 22-year-old Ogdensburg man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated, failure to take a breath test, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 09:00:00

Three charged with drug, drunk-driving counts following traffic stops

State police say they recently charged three people with drug or drunk-driving counts following traffic stops:• Richard W. Sides, 24, of Russell was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, unsafe tires, failure to use designated lane, speed excessive for driving conditions and drinki


Professor who teaches in Potsdam leads Internat’l Assn. for Great Lakes Research

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University professor of biology Michael Twiss is now serving as president of the International Association for Great Lakes Research.IAGLR is a scientific organization made up of researchers studying the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system, other large lakes of the world, and th

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-08-19 16:59:00

Brasher Falls Cruise-In and Car Show reaches milestone year

BRASHER FALLS — A decade ago, town of Brasher officials decided to try a new event to bring in visitors and, in the process, provide an economic boost for the town.


Potsdam’s Ives Park Play Area under construction, will likely be finished at end of fall

POTSDAM — After deliberation, scheduling, planning and much thought, construction on the Ives Park Play Area has begun.


Three injured in Canton bridge crash

A blue PT Cruiser heading east on Route 68 was reported to be traveling between 50 and 60 miles per hour, according to witnesses, when he ran a red light, striking a black Chevy Silverado that was exiting the Cascade Inn parking lot.


St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club's Kid’s Fluorescent Mineral Hunt to be held in Canton Aug. 24

St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club's Kid’s Fluorescent Mineral Hunt to be held in Canton Aug. 24CANTON – Glow in the dark rocks will be available for local children at the St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club's Kid’s Fluorescent Mineral Hunt at the Canton Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St. on Friday e


Canton Central School will be one of two districts in SLC to have armed officer

By MATT LINDSEYCANTON – Canton Central School will be one of two schools in St. Lawrence County with an armed in-school police officer for the 2018-19 school year.The officer, which school officials call “school resource officer,” was hired at a time when school shootings and other acts of violence