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  1. Pitcairn households near DOT salt shed contaminated for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    For more than a decade, town of Pitcairn resident Barbara J. Manchester has dealt with corroded pipes and contaminated water caused by an overabundance of salt in her well. Her nearby neighbor? A salt barn a few hundred feet up the road on Route 812 maintained by the New York State Department of Transportation.

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  2. Potsdam PD Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Mackenzie J. Laverty, 21, Black River was ticketed on Market Street in Potsdam Wednesday after radar clocked her vehicle at 45 mph in a 30 mph zone. She was ticketed for speeding, operating while registration suspended/revoked, unregistered motor vehicle, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator, uninspected motor vehicle, operating without insurance and improper plates.

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  3. Lack of snow is curse for retailers and ski resorts, blessing for highway departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The lack of snowfall in November and December has been a blessing for municipalities that have saved on fuel and road salt, but a curse for ski resorts and retailers of snowmobiles, snowshoes and other winter gear. The unusually warm weather has not pleased Todd J. Phelps, owner of Black River Adventurer's Shop on Mill Street in Watertown.

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  4. DANC approves funding to rehabilitate blighted housing in WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Development Authority of the North Country is focusing more on fixing affordable housing in the city, and board members approved funding Thursday to back the cause. To help rehabilitate blighted houses, the board agreed to provide a $200,000 revolving line of credit to re-establish a program run by Neighbors of Watertown, DANC and the city from 1997 through 2010.

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  5. Lousville Volunteer Fire Department receives $5,000 in funding for radios, gear, other equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Louisville Volunteer Fire Department will receive $5,000 in funding to help them acquire radios, personal protective gear and other emergency equipment. State Sen. Patricia Ritchie announced Thursday that Louisville was among 10 area departments in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Oswego counties that would sharing in $50,000 in special state funding.

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  6. Ritchie brainstorms with farmers, agriculture leaders about launching food hubsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Launching food hubs to serve north country farmers was the topic of discussion Wednesday during a meeting held by state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie at the Dulles State Office Building. About 30 agriculture industry leaders and farmers had a chance to share their thoughts about how to successfully start food hubs in the region.

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  7. Cuomo could hit Legislature resistance in broadening $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Now that fast-food workers throughout the state will receive $15-per-hour paychecks by 2021, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is seeking an expansion of the wage to all workers. This time around, however, Gov. Cuomo will have to go through the state Legislature before all workers get equal pay.

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  8. Bird flu scrambles egg prices, affecting producers, restaurants and grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Black River Valley Farms, the largest egg supplier between Syracuse and Plattsburgh, has heard lots of feedback in recent months from its customers about how rising egg prices have cut their profit margins. “I'm having some restaurants I supply saying they're no longer doing breakfast specials because of the cost of doing eggs,” said Loren L. Roggie, co-owner of the egg farm on Route 26 near the village of West Carthage.

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  9. Schumer fights to protect north country businesses from counterfeit billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    In response to a surge of counterfeit bills circulating in the city, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer gathered with law enforcement Wednesday afternoon at The Mustard Seed, 969 Arsenal St., to encourage the Secret Service to step up its efforts and help local businesses. He specifically mentioned two instances in which $20 and $50 bills were used to pay for merchandise at The Mustard Seed, a small business owned and operated by Scott and Kelly Skinner and their children.

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  10. All but one Northern New York school budgets approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Despite an 88-79 vote to approve their spending plan, Parishville-Hopkinton Central School voters were the only ones in the north country to reject their district's proposed budget Tuesday, failing to reach the necessary supermajority approval rate of 60 percent. Of the 168 total votes cast, 52.4 percent voted to approve the $10.79 million spending plan while 47.6 percent voted against it.

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