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Snowmobilers and injured hikers rescued

State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers rescued snowmobilers in three separate incidents last week, and also helped several lost and injured people in the Adirondacks. Town of Indian Lake Shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, March 16, forest rangers, along with environmental cons


Brushton man charged with drug possession in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE - A Brushton man was charged with drug possession on Canton Street on March 15, according to state police. Alan W. Phipps, 36, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 8:45 p.m., police said. OSWEGATCHIE - A Brushton man was charged with drug possession on Canton Street on March

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 17:53:00

High schools try to prepare students for world of work

SARANAC LAKE - How ready are graduating seniors for the world of work? At Saranac Lake High School, school counselors Christine Bell and Stephanie Bluestein do their best to help students find out what they want to do. Career counseling is only part of their job. From day to day, they help students

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 12:15:00

Labor Gap series, part 1: Workers are hard to find

Zach Fredenburg, far right, and the students of the Auto Tech class, which will gain space to work on hybrid and electric vehicles if the capital project is approved. Students pictured: Bradley Russ (Saranac Lake), Jeremiah Bell (Tupper Lake), Ray Amell (Saranac Lake), Will Holmlund (Saranac Lake),


BLOG: DEC investigates snowmobile accidents

This month's snow has been a boon for the region's snowmobilers, as I can attest from my home within earshot of part of the South Warren Snowmobile Club trail system. Things have quieted down since late last week, as the stronger sun melts snow. But a lot of people got back on the trails when they t

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 18:56:00

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

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 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

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 17:31:00

Franklin County locations feel earthquake

MOIRA - An small earthquake struck at 12:59 a.m. Wednesday. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 and occurred at a depth of 3.11 miles, about 15.5 miles outside Malone, according to information posted on the U.S. Geological Survey website. Quakes in the 2.5-to-3-magnitude range are the small

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 18:50:00

Tupper students to perform 'Guys and Dolls' this weekend

Crap Shooters watch as Nathan (Dorran Boucher) faces off with Big Jule (Jonathan McCullouch) in this weekend's Tupper Lake High School musical "Guys and Dolls." (Photo provided - George Cordes) If you go... What: "Guys and Dolls" musical Where: Tupper Lake High School, 24 Chaney Ave. When: Friday


Ogdensburg man charged with marijuana possession

TUPPER LAKE - State police charged Dylan F. Reed, 29, of Ogdensburg, with unlawful possession of marijuana at 10:59 p.m. Friday on state Route 3, Tupper Lake. He was released on an appearance ticket. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one ranked website*


Village elections around region today

PLATTSBURGH - Village elections will be held from noon to 9 p.m. today around the North Country. Seats are up for vote in Rouses Point, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Burke and Chateaugay, with mayors, trustees and village justices among the positions to be filled. Elections in the villages of Malone an

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Winthrop man gets prison for burglary

CANTON - A Winthrop man was resentenced to prison Monday in St. Lawrence County Court after admitting to violating probation for multiple burglary convictions. Justin P. Love, 25, of 817 Route 420, Lot 1, had his Nov. 30, 2015, five-year probation sentence for two counts of third-degree burglary va

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Plan doesn't force state to pay taxes on land

Discussions on the proposed payment-in-lieu-of-taxes on state forest lands within the Adirondack Park have missed mentioning one very important detail. Nowhere is it said that the state must budget the necessary funds to pay taxes on its forest lands in the Adirondacks. Adirondack communities can't

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Opinion: Hopkinton town supervisor addresses recent wind news

In response to "Questions For CCRP Following Advertisement" which appeared in the March 14-20 issue of North Country This Week regarding wind farm advertisement and comments made regarding me as Supervisor:1. As Frank Potenzano is aware, the Town of Hopkinton, Parishville-Hopkinton School and St. La


Potsdam woman charged after following man around village

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was arrested after allegedly following a man around the village in their vehicles, according to Potsdam police. Nichole L. Harmer, 35, was charged with first-degree harassment, following too closely and failure to use a designated lane at 7:40 p.m. on Elm Street, officers


Tupper Lake town board discusses town hall, golf course, road development

The Tupper Lake Town Board looks over plans for a new road near the town-owned golf course with town attorney Kirk Gagnier on Thursday. The road was built by Nick Brunette, who has requested that the town pave and maintain it. (Enterprise photo - Aaron Cerbone) TUPPER LAKE - The town board met Thur


State police charge Brasher Falls woman with grand larceny, other charges

LOUISVILLE - State police charged Megan A. Rubado, 34, of Brasher Falls, with a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny, 10 counts of felony second-degree possession of a forged instrument and, in a second case, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and a misdemeanor coun


Constable man sentenced for possessing child porn

MALONE - A Constable man was sentenced to five and one-third to 16 years in state prison for possessing a sexual performance by a child. Raymond Benjamins, 61, appeared in Franklin County Court before Judge Derek P. Champagne, who gave him the maximum allowable sentence under New York state law. G


Emily Martz emphasizes small business, health care in Congress run

Democratic congressional candidate Emily Martz speaks at a forum in August 2017. (Enterprise photo - Antonio Olivero) (Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of the many candidates running to represent New York's 21st Congressional District.) SARANAC LAKE - To Emily Martz, this year'


Potsdam Town Board considers highway, land issues

POTSDAM - The Town Council discussed several highway and land issues brought by John Keleher, highway superintendent, during its meeting on Tuesday evening. Mr. Keleher told the town that he had found a box - the holding part of a dump truck - that was available for auction. It was almost brand new