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3 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Citing research that indicates start times of 8:30 a.m. or later are optimal for high school students to get the most out of the school day, a Potsdam school board member is suggesting the district take a look at pushing back the start time of the school day.
7 hrs ago | North Country Now
Michael C. Hart, 20, of Oswego; Matthew G. Dagostino, 20, of Bohemia; Kyle E. Brown, 19, of Cazenovia; Paul G. Geiger, 22, Ogden; Simon Bessette, 22, of Saint Jean Sur Richelieu, were charged with open container between 9 and 11:40 p.m. in separate instances, according to Potsdam Police.
10 hrs ago | North Country Now
The Bagelry is scheduled to open a second location early next week at 103 Main St. offering bagels and desserts that are made fresh daily as well as locally made coffee.
18 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Kristin G. Esterberg is no stranger to diversity. On the contrary, for her it is a mantra.
Paul Santana promised himself he wouldn't cry when it came time to say goodbye to his daughter as he left her Thursday at SUNY Potsdam to start her freshman year of college.
A Conservative Party candidate in the 116th Assembly District contest announced Monday that he had challenged his opponents to a debate Tuesday, but he might be the only one there.
Both St. Lawrence County state colleges have been provided with naloxone, an opiate overdose-reversing antidote that already has saved many lives across the country, for the upcoming academic year, though neither college had any opiate-related student deaths last year.
With the new school year starting next week, high school administrators at Potsdam High School have taken steps to ensure they don't encounter the same problems involving sexually provocative dancing that they encountered last year.
Grinning from ear to ear, SUNY Canton President Dr. Zvi Szafran became the second north country college president to take the ALS ice bucket challenge Monday, responding to a challenge from more than 700 Clarkson freshmen who endured the plunge Sunday.
In December, New York's health department commissioned a thorough assessment of the North Country's health care system.
The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators approved a workers' compensation formula Monday it believes is more fair than its present system even though several municipal leaders complained they had not had time to study it.
More than 700 freshmen at Clarkson University took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday, after being challenged by Clarkson President Tony Collins.
A Potsdam man is accused of using a pair of scissors to cut up $1,700 in cash that belonged to his ex-girlfriend, according to St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies.
Norwood Village Police said Charles R. Murdie, 34, of Massena, previously listing a 3 Bernard Ave., Norwood, address, turned himself in on a warrant Sunday after learning Potsdam Town Justice James Mason had issued a warrant for his arrest after he failed to appear in court as directed on third-degree criminal trespass, second-degree criminal ... (more)
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 03:35 pm
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