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Massena man faces several charges following alleged domestic dispute
MASSENA — A Massena man faces a felony following an alleged domestic dispute Monday morning, according to state police.Nicholas R. Wolcott, 22, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree harassment and criminal mischief at 1:30 a.m., troopers said.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Massena hospital trying to address frequent patients' problems before re-admission, but comes with cost
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- Massena Memorial Hospital officials at their Monday board meeting said they are working with frequently admitted patients to address their health problems before they need a bed. However, it comes with a downside.In June, they had no frequently admitted patients readmitted,
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.
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
Anonymous donation helps bring Massena Central School food service debt down
Food Service Director Peter Bertrand said the program lost just over $12,000 for the 2017-18 school year, compared with $85,000 for the 2016-17 school year. That debt cannot be carried over to the next school year and must be absorbed by the district.
Trinity Catholic School in Massena names new principal
Joyce Giroux has been named as the school’s new principal, replacing Kathleen Behrens, who served as principal for six years. Most recently, Judy Leary, a member of the school’s Education Council, had served as interim principal until a replacement for Mrs. Behrens could be named.
Cormorants on the rise this year
The state Department of Environmental Conservation said it observed 4,932 nesting pairs of cormorants, 3-foot-long migratory birds with an about 4½-foot wingspan, along the river this year, more than any other year since the department began counting in 1991.
Massena teen involved in courtroom fracas gets prison for possessing stolen property
Blakely S. Houle, 19, of 250 Main St., Apt. 1, now an inmate in the St. Lawrence County jail, was sentenced by St. Lawrence County Surrogate Court Judge John F. Richey to one to three years in prison for his conviction of felony fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property in a plea deal wit
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
St. Lawrence Central’s Randy Riggs Field getting synthetic makeover
With several larger schools in the north country already featuring synthetic turf fields, smaller schools are now starting to go with artificial fields. Thousand Islands Central School plans to have its new turf field ready for football this coming season, and now St. Lawrence has its eyes firmly se
St. Lawrence Gas’s proposed gas surcharge would impact Brasher Falls residents, education and north country dairy, according to the public
The rate change would mean a 10.4 percent reduction on current bills for residential customers, 10.1 percent for commercial customers, and 8.7 percent for industrial customers, but the for some its still too much and not what they had expected.
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.
Four hurt in 3-vehicle crash on traffic snarled Canton bridges
One of the vehicles in this morning's Canton bridge crash being towed from the scene.CANTON -- Three cars in an accident on Canton's downtown bridges resulted in injury to four people and will result in charges against at least one driver, Canton police said.Witnesses reported to Officer Ashley Coff