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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

SUNY Canton president answers Clarkson University Ice Bucket Challenge

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, Medicine, Als, Health, Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam

Monday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Dutch author delivers lecture on popular novel at Clarkson University convocation

Writer and actor Herman Koch visited Clarkson's Cheel Arena Sunday to deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture on his popular book “The Dinner.” The book was required reading this summer for incoming freshmen at the university, who discussed it with Mr. Koch and each other.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News

Monday | North County Public Radio

Corning celebrates expansion, 40 new jobs in Canton

Photo: New York Power Authority State and local leaders dug shovels into dirt yesterday to celebrate the expansion of the Corning plant in Canton.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Canton, NY, St Lawrence County, NY, Russell, NY, Hunt, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Newswise

More Than 700 Freshmen Take Ice Bucket Challenge at Clarkson University

More than 700 freshmen at Clarkson University took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday, after being challenged by Clarkson President Tony Collins.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

North Country Now

Potsdam police blotter, Aug. 23

The operator, Yamin Wang of Potsdam, was issued traffic summons for Traffic Device Violation and Motor Vehicle License violation; returnable in Potsdam Village Court 09/05/2014 at 0830.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

New and returning students will soon arrive to the four colleges in Potsdam and Canton and discover new and renovated dorms, two different presidents and plans for a bicentennial celebration.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam, Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

North County Public Radio

Corning celebrates expansion, 40 new jobs in Canton

Photo: New York Power Authority State and local leaders dug shovels into dirt yesterday to celebrate the expansion of the Corning plant in Canton.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Canton, NY, St Lawrence County, NY, Russell, NY, Hunt, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

National Grid building microgrid in upstate New York, with help from Albany area consulting firms

National Grid will design an underground microgrid for a university town in upstate New York, with support from GE Energy Consulting and a power generation consulting firm in Schenectady.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, St Lawrence County, NY, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence County colleges prepare to welcome large classes of incoming freshmen

As the seasons change, so, too, will populations, as new and returning students flood north country campuses and towns for the upcoming academic year.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Canton, NY, Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam, Saint Lawrence University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Regional Economic Development Council submits report to state, lists priority projects

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council submitted its progress report to the state Friday, as part of the fourth round of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's regional council competition.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

Solar energy can generate most of the electricity some North Country households will use, and it's getting cheaper all the time.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canton, NY, Potsdam, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Inhabitat

Hemp Supercapacitor is as Good as Graphene at a Fraction of the Cost

Graphene is a super material that is 100 times stronger than steel, conducts electricity better than copper, and is more flexible than rubber.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Ahlfeld, LaBire nominated for village board seats, incumbent judges also nominated

At a caucus Wednesday night they nominated Timmy J. Currier to run for mayor. The party also nominated incumbent Timothy J. Ahlfeld and political newcomer Matthew LaBire to run for the two village trustee positions appearing on the ballot.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

At a recent launch event at the TAUNY, 53 Main St., hosted by The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, Festival Executive Director Adam Paul presented an audience of community and business leaders with a detailed proposal for a truly international film festival, based in the picturesque St. Lawrence River Valley, just minutes from the Canadian ... (more)

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University, SUNY College at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Newswise

Could Hemp Nanosheets Topple Graphene for Making the Ideal Supercapacitor?a

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2014 - As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Plane crash that killed Midland man investigated by NTSB

Preliminary reports are in from the NTSB on a July small plane crash near Lake Placid, New York that killed a Michigan man.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Lake Placid, NY

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Vietnam vets among those honored at Clarkson University

The singing of “God Bless America” by a group of Vietnam War veterans and their supporters Saturday at Clarkson University started as a low murmur and crescendoed into a boisterous, heartfelt rendition of the patriotic anthem.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Marine Corps, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Watertown Daily Times

Plane wing didna t scrape runway before fatal Lake Placid crash

A preliminary investigation says the right wing did not scrape the runway before a fatal plane crash here last month.

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Related Topix: Lake Placid, NY, Air Accidents

Fri Aug 08, 2014

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

Clarkson rowers Dan Allen and Aaron Dahl took first place in the men's pair event at the 2014 American Collegiate Rowing Championship in May against older more established university varsity teams from around the country.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Norwood, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

NTSB details plane crash

"I will follow you in" was the last transmission from Fred Kafka of Vienna before his Mooney M20F aircraft crashed near the Lake Placid Airport on July 19, according to a preliminary report the National Transportation Safety Board released Thursday.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Potsdam, NY, Lake Placid, NY

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