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1 hr ago | North Country Now
Thanks to the efforts of a local Girl Scout, those who want to read but can't get to the library now have an option. Margaret Doty of Girl Scout Cadette Troop 50228 started the Little Free Library.
8 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
Rep. William Owens announced Monday that $110,558 in grant funding has been awarded to Potsdam Municipal Airport-Damon Field by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. The funding will be used to rehabilitate runway lighting and is part of a broader plan to widen the runway to accommodate larger airplanes and increased demand for air travel.
13 hrs ago | North Country Now
A Hogansburg resident was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated on Market Street early Sunday morning, according to Potsdam police.
Canton-based state police charged Tosha L. Reed, 19, and Tawnee M. Searles, 51, both of Potsdam, with trespassing following an investigation into an incident reported at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 from the town of Potsdam. UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - HOPKINTON - Canton-based state police reported Sunday they had charged Ian M. Wood, 19, of Dickinson with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for failure to wear his seat belt and an equipment violation - inadequate exhaust at 6:20 p.m. Sept.
As of Tuesday, all St. Lawrence County colleges found themselves in the rankings of the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2015 Guidebook. While there was some overlap, each school was credited with different strengths, finding added recognition beyond the publication's lists.
Kristian T. Sarkis, 18 and Alexander J. Uhlein, 18, both of Rochester were cited at 2:20 p.m. on U.S. Hwy. 11 in Potsdam.
Melanie A. Sauer, 40, of Potsdam State was cited for speeding at 1:06 p.m. Police said she was going 50 mph in a 30 mph zone on Clarkson Avenue. She is to appear in Potsdam Village Court on Sept.
Town Supervisor Marie C. Regan voiced concerns at a town board meeting Wednesday about county passage of a resolution concerning workers' compensation that will cost the town $33,000. Mrs. Regan said she attended the St. Lawrence County Legislature's August meeting, where a draft of the resolution was discussed, which she and the Town Council later endorsed, seeing no cause for concern.
The four statewide candidates at the top of the Republican ticket will be in Potsdam on Wednesday at an event hosted by the St. Lawrence County Conservative Committee. Rob Astorino, the GOP candidate for governor challenging Andrew M. Cuomo, will headline an event also expected to include candidates for lieutenant governor, Chris Moss; attorney general, John Cahill; and state comptroller, Rob Antonacci.
A student at Jefferson Community College who was found guilty by a school-appointed court system of sexual harassment and physical abuse of another student is being punished by being moved to a different dorm room in the same building and being prohibited from playing any intercollegiate sports for the fall semester. The victim said she didn't feel safe with the college's punishment, which was reported to her Thursday.
Winds that could potentially gust at 40 mph have St. Lawrence County under a hazardous weather outlook through Friday, the National Weather Service says. Despite the winds, Ogdensburg, Canton and Gouverneur should see clear skies today and Friday.
Potsdam Humane Society officials are making their annual end-of-summer rounds to the various St. Lawrence County town boards with their 2015 contract requests and while some municipalities will get a freeze in payment others are seeing a substantial increase. Humane Society Director Alysia Maynard told Stockholm town officials Tuesday evening that they were among nine towns that the shelter covers that will be seeing an increase on their costs for 2015.
St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies charged Todd G. Oakes, 53, of 69 Pumpkin Hill Road, Potsdam, with trespassing following an investigation into a complaint filed by a neighbor on Wednesday.
Members of the Town Council voiced concerns over the details of the proposed Canton-Potsdam school district merger during a presentation given by Potsdam Central School Superintendent Patrick H. Brady Wednesday. Mr. Brady answered council questions on several topics including teacher contracts, changes to sports programs and the selection of a new school board and superintendent.
A Potsdam woman was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated after Potsdam police said they received a report of a highly intoxicated female in the Price Chopper parking lot, 201 Market St. Police said she had been operating a motor vehicle prior to entering the store and was placed under arrest where she was transported to the police station for further processing. She was released on an appearance ticket returnable to Potsdam Village Court Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:19 pm
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