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Potsdam, New York is located in St Lawrence County. Zip codes in Potsdam, NY include 13699, and 13676. The median home price in Potsdam is $7,750,000 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Potsdam information.

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1 hr ago | North Country Now

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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.

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8 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Potsdam receives $110,558 grant for municipal airport

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.

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13 hrs ago | North Country Now

Hogansburg resident charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated in Potsdam

A Hogansburg resident was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated on Market Street early Sunday morning, according to Potsdam police.

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14 hrs ago | North Country Now

Colton man charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing into tree in Potsdam

A Colton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly striking a tree while driving on the Hatch Road early Monday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Mark C. Lafreniere Jr., 30, was charged with DWI for allegedly having a blood-alcohol-content of .15 percent, officers said.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

NYSP Public Record

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Open container violation leads to resisting arrest charge in Potsdam

Village police charged Cole M. German, 20, of Woodside with an open container violation, littering, underage possession of alcohol by a person under 21, possession of another person's license and resisting arrest at 1:06 a.m. Saturday in the Filter Plant Alley. Police said they observed German with an alleged open container of alcohol that he threw to the ground when the officer approached him.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

North country colleges share spotlight in U.S. News & World Report college rankings

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.

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North Country Now

Troopers issue five pot citations in Potsdam, Gouverneur, Fowler

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.

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North Country Now

Potsdam police ticket three drivers

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Superintendents take on a ambitious schedulea to spread work regarding upmcoming school merger vote

Potsdam Central School District Superintendent Patrick H. Brady says he and Canton Central School Superintendent William P. Gregory have taken on an “ambitious schedule' when it comes to helping to ensure members of the public receive accurate information about the upcoming school merger vote. Between Aug. 20, when they superintendents held their first informational meeting and Oct. 30 when the vote is held, the Mr. Brady and/or Mr. Gregory will have participated in as many as 63 such presentations.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Town of Potsdam votes to override tax cap; supervisor disapproves of...

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Conservative party hosts meet and greet Wednesday in Potsdam Wednesday

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Alleged assault in JCC dorm has victim looking over her shoulder

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.

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North Country Now

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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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Championship Demolition Derby on tap Saturday in Norwood

There are expected to be hundreds of high impact car crashes in Norwood Saturday afternoon, but they will all be in a controlled setting and accompanied by rousing cheers of approval from a crowd. The annual Championship Demolition Derby begins at 1 p.m. Saturday and will take place at the Norwood Fire Department Field on Morgan Street.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Potsdam Humane Society makes 2015 contract requests, showing vast differences among townships

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Potsdam man charged with trespassing

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.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Council members discuss concerns with Potsdam Central School...

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.

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North Country Now

Potsdam woman charged with driving more than three times legal limit in Price Chopper parking lot

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.

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North Country Now

Potsdam police blotter, Sept. 10

Victim obtained a license plate on the suspect vehicle. Investigation continues.

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