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Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
Norma M. Dupree, 84, of Massena
Massena: Norma M. Dupree, age 84, passed away peacefully December 14, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side. She was born June 15, 1934 in Cornwall, Ontario to Joseph and Yvonne Piquette. Norma married the love of her life, dance partner, and best friend, Harold L. Dupree on August 30, 1958 who
Massena BOE appoints several substitutes, approves resignations
MASSENA -- The Board of Education on Thursday appointed a teaching assistant and several substitutes, and okayed leaves of absence and resignations. The board appointed Rachael Janos a Jefferson Elementary teaching assistant, effective Dec. 14 at a $33,371 salary.
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
Trucker Saves Dogs Thrown From SUV, With Help From New York State Police
A near-tragedy involving two dogs, Beagle mixes, is getting international media attention: someone threw the pups out of a speeding SUV on I-81 and they were saved by a kind trucker and a pair of troopers who just happened to be passing by.
Saturday Sports: General Brown Basketball Beats Massena
Plenty of high school basketball Saturday afternoon with a Frontier League-N.A.C. matchup in Dexter as the General Brown Lions hosted the Massena Red Raiders. In the 1st quarter, Jake Heller rattles home a 3 from the corner, Lions up by 3. Massena answered, off the inbounds, Tyler Bacon banked home
'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.
Brandon A. Lane, 34, of Massena
Massena - Brandon A. Lane, also known as, Brandie Necole, of Beach Street, passed away at his home Monday evening (December 10, 2018) he was 34 years young. Family and friends are welcome to call the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena Sunday (December 16, 2018) afternoon from 4:00 P.M. until time of se
Dean of the Crane Music School Discusses Their Yearly Christmas Concert
Nearly 300 musicians and singers from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music joined together this past week to celebrate the season performing the Crane Candlelight Concert that has become a treasured holiday tradition not only here in Northern New York, but across the country.
Thomas G. Wilson, 60, of Norfolk
Norfolk - Thomas “Tommy” G. Wilson, age 60, of County Route 36, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Tommy was born to the late Thomas G. and Justine (Putnum) Wilson on December 31, 1957, in Massena, NY. He attended Massena School, graduatin
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.
Paul J. Caster, 86, of Colton
COLTON - Funeral services for 86 year old Paul J. Caster, a resident of 100 County Route 58, Colton, will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Colton United Methodist Church Colton with Rev. Brooke Newell presiding.
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.
Opinion: Community Lunch Program for Kids in Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville thanks NYSPA IBEW Local 2032
The Community Lunch Program for Kids (Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville) would like to publicly thank NYSPA IBEW Local 2032 (staff and management) for their very generous donation of $400.00 to our program.
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
Chung Lim, 82, of Massena
Massena - Chung Lim, resident of East Orvis Street, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 3, 2018 at the Massena Memorial Hospital, Chung was 82 years old. The family of Chung will be holding a grave side service 10:00 A.M. Tuesday Morning December 18, 2018 in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, NY.
Woman charged in crash that killed former assemblywoman
State police arrested a 29-year-old woman Thursday in connection with the November car crash that killed Chloe Ann R. O’Neil. Troopers charged Angel L. Oliver, of Bombay, with felony criminally negligent homicide.
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.
Lisa Vroman, sings the praises of the Crane School of Music
Lisa Vroman, sings the praises of the Crane School of Music. Soprano Lisa Vroman returned to the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam) three times in 2018. For her final appearance of the year, she sang as the guest soloist at the December Candlelight Concert. A 1979 graduate of Crane, Vroman’s caree
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.