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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

Floodwaters rising in some places, ebbing in others

While some flooded areas of the Oswegatchie River appeared to be receding, in Gouverneur for example, the water was up Thursday in downstream sections in the town of DeKalb near Richville.

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Related Topix: Gouverneur, NY, Richville, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Rensselaer Falls, NY, Hogansburg, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Police: Child sparked Plattsburgh house fire

First responders say when they arrived at 42 Smith Street, the house was completely engulfed in flames.

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Related Topix: Fire, Plattsburgh, NY, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Andrew Cuomo

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Public Record

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Dane A. Lafrance, 16, of Hogansburg for unlicensed operation, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle and failure to stop at stop sign.

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Related Topix: Hogansburg, NY

North County Public Radio

Astorino brings gubernatorial challenge to the North Country

Last month, Rob Astorino announced his campaign to unseat Andrew Cuomo in the coming race for governor.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, North Bangor, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Flooding causes home evacuations, college closure

The combination of snow melt and heavy rain caused rivers and streams throughout northern Franklin County to rise dramatically Tuesday, resulting in widespread flooding of low-lying areas and many road closures, according to county officials.

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Related Topix: Weather, St. Regis Falls, NY, Malone, NY, Saranac Lake, NY

North County Public Radio

Flood update: SLC declares state of emergency, Franklin and Lewis Co road closures

North Country rivers are running high with snow melt. And officials are warning of more water to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Lewis County, NY, Saranac, NY, Winthrop, NY

North County Public Radio

Flood update: SLC declares state of emergency, Franklin Co road closures

North Country rivers are running high with snow melt. And officials are warning of more water to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Saranac, NY, Winthrop, NY, Brasher Falls, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Post-Standard

How can you become Onondaga County sheriff if your own son is in jail?

As he runs for Onondaga County sheriff, Toby Shelley is not shying away from his son's problems with the law.

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Related Topix: Prison, Onondaga County, NY, Bare Hill Correctional Facility, State Prisons

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Prolific north country songwriting duo release CD collection of their "First 100"

Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lennon and McCartney and Elton John and Bernie Taupin are some of the legendary songwriting teams that have left their marks on the music world.

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Related Topix: Elton John, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Watertown, NY, Croghan, NY, Carthage, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

NY proceeds with closing 4 prisons

New York is proceeding with closing of four prisons this summer while lawmakers have imposed a two-year moratorium on further closings after that.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Chateaugay, NY, Wayne County, NY, Saratoga County, NY, Weird

WHEC-TV Rochester

NY proceeds with closing 4 prisons

New York is proceeding with closing of four prisons this summer while lawmakers have imposed a two-year moratorium on further closings after that.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Chateaugay, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Communities around Chateaugay prison eligible for state economic development dollars

Communities impacted by the closing of the Chateaugay Correctional Facility are eligible for a still-undetermined amount of a $32-million fund set aside by the state in what is being called an economic transformation program, according to members of the County of Franklin Industrial Development Agency.

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Related Topix: Prison, Chateaugay, NY, Chateaugay Correctional Facility, State Prisons

Mon Apr 07, 2014

North County Public Radio

Chateaugay prison closure will hurt local business, town supervisor says

The town of Chateaugay in northern Franklin County is still reeling from news that their local correctional facility will close in July of this year.

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Related Topix: Chateaugay, NY, Prison

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Chateaugay Correctional Facility to close in July

Funding to maintain the Chateaugay Correctional Facility past its scheduled July 26 closing date was not included in the state budget approved by the Legislature Monday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Chateaugay Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Chateaugay, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Public Record

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police picked up Blake J. Francis, 27, of Hogansburgon a federal arrest warrant issued from the Rochester District in 2010.

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Related Topix: Hogansburg, NY, Massena, NY

Sun Mar 30, 2014

North County Public Radio

Budget deal closes two North Country prisons

A budget deal worked out over the weekend appears to lock in plans to mothball two North Country prisons, including facilities in Chateuagay in Franklin County and Mt.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Franklin County man indicted in Louisville burglary

A Franklin County man has been indicted by a St. Lawrence County grand jury for a May burglary in Louisville.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Constable, NY

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Authorities charge 23 in welfare fraud crackdown

Malone Village Police, New York State Police, Saranac Lake Village Police and investigators for the Franklin County District Attorney's Office began making arrests and executing warrants Thursday for 23 people across the county accused of various frauds related to Franklin County Department of Social Services benefits.

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Related Topix: Saranac Lake, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Malone, NY, Chateaugay, NY

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Two people hospitalized following four-vehicle crash in Massena

Massena-based state police are investigating a four-vehicle accident Thursday night that has left a Massena woman with serious injuries.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Malone police chief sees rise in heroin use

Heroin use is on the rise in northern Franklin County, and it's not going to go away any time soon, Malone's police chief told the village board this week.

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Related Topix: Malone, NY, Saranac Lake, NY, Tupper Lake, NY, Essex County, NY

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