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  1. Stefanik oppostion of Iran nuclear deal spurs protest at her Plattsburgh officeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A number of protesters gathered in front of U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik's Plattsburgh office Wednesday to protest her opposition to the country's nuclear agreement with Iran. The rally was organized by Plattsburgh activist Mary-Alice Shemo, who said the deal is the best opportunity the United States has at strengthening relations in the Middle East.

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  2. Clarkson mena s soccer looks to build on 2014 successRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Coming off a successful debut season that saw him earn Liberty League Coaching Staff of the Year, second-year head coach Chris Taylor, along with first-year assistant coach Carter Lincoln, hopes to lead the Clarkson University men's soccer team to the Liberty League playoffs. Clarkson brings back plenty of experience with 16 letter winners returning from a season that saw them finish with a 7-10-1 record.

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  3. Massena police chief: Drug dealers will keeping briniging crack...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The chief of the Massena Police Department says the seizure of crack cocaine and heroin following a traffic stop late Tuesday morning is a reminder there is a high demand for drugs in the community. But he said the arrest of a New Jersey man now facing federal charges should send a clear message to drug dealers moving their product into north country communities that they need to willing to pay the consequences when they move their poison into the north country.

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  4. Jersey city man turned over to federal authorities following discovery of drugs in vehicleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A New Jersey man was turned over to federal authorities Tuesday after a vehicle in which he was a passenger was found to be carrying crack cocaine and heroin. Malik Jones, 25, of 48 Rutgers Ave, Jersey City, N.J., was turned over to agents from the Massena Border Enforcement Security Team for federal prosecution under guidelines adopted by the United States Attorney's Office in Plattsburgh.

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  5. Judge reserves decision on Paul Smitha s name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    About 15 alumni of Paul Smith's College sat in on a hearing at the Franklin County Courthouse in Malone on Tuesday morning that will determine the future name of the institution of higher education. Some had come as far away as Syracuse for the proceeding.

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  6. Stefanik makes Eastern NY-21 rounds during House hiatus; dates for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Though U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik has been making her rounds through the eastern region of the 21st District since the House of Representatives adjourned at the beginning of August, her spokesman said the congresswoman still will make her way west. Staff member Tom Flanagin would not reveal when, or for how long, she will visit Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence counties.

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  7. NYSP Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena-based state police charged Gene R. Marrones, 37, of Harrisburg, Pa., with driving while intoxicated, refusal to take a breath test and unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for failure to keep right and failure to propertly signal a turn following a traffic stop at 1:36 a.m. Saturday on Stearns Street in the village of Massena. Troopers said they made the stop after following Mr. Marrones on Route 37. They said the Pennsylvania man then turned on to Stearns Street, and they made the traffic stop near the entrance to the state police station.

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  8. NYC men plead guilty in Massena drug operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    PLATTSBURGH –– Two New York City men accused of participating in a drug distribution ring operating in the north country pled guilty earlier this week to conspiracy and firearms charges. Patrick Lloyd, 27, and Michael Spencer, 27, pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute controlled substances, as wells possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Homeland Security Investigations Resident Agent in Charge Russell Linstad announced Thursday in a news release.

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  9. Problem pleads guilty to running Massena drug operation; Faces minimum of 25 years in federal custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    PLATTSBURGH –– Two New York City men accused of participating in a drug distribution ring operating in the north country pleaded guilty earlier this week to conspiracy and firearms charges. Patrick Lloyd, 27, who went by the street name of Problem when he was in Massena, and Michael “Don” Spencer, 27, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute controlled substances, as well as possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Homeland Security Investigations Resident Agent in Charge Russell Linstad announced Thursday in a news release.

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  10. Facteau named new Massena Memorial Hospital chief financial officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Patrick Facteau has accepted the position of chief financial officer at Massena Memorial Hospital, bringing more than three decades of New York state financial healthcare experience to the table. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Facteau as chief financial officer of Massena Memorial Hospital.

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  11. Former prison worker who helped killers escape will get a new perspective on life inside the fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Dickinson woman who helped two convicted killers escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility pleaded guilty Tuesday to two charges. Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty by Superior Court Information to first-degree promotion of prison contraband, a class D felony, and fourth-degree criminal facilitation, a class A misdemeanor.

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  12. Assembly Speaker Heastie says north country trip eye opening experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, D, Bronx, admits his whirl wind tour of upstate and Northern New York over the past two days has been an eye opener that will provide crucial insight when he returns to Albany to craft legislation that will benefit all New Yorkers. “Sometimes for us city people, we don't even realize how beautiful the rest of the state is,” Mr. Heastie said during a press conference at the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Wednesday.

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  13. Wayne ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena: Wayne “George” Chase, 50 passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 20, 2015. Friends and family may be received on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 3:00 pm until the time of service at 6:00 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.

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  14. Late Pilotsa rally sinks RoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    RAYMONDVILLE –– One big rally overcame several small ones on Wednesday as the Malone Pilots claimed a 9-5 American Legion 19U baseball win over the Norfolk Post 925 Rovers at Memorial Field. The Rovers scored runs in their first four at-bats en route to building a 5-3 lead before the Pilots put together a decisive six-run scoring surge in the top of the sixth, when they strung together five of their 13 hits and took advantage of a pair of errors.

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  15. Town offers parcel of land for use by Seaway Valley ModelairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Massena Town Council gave them permission during Wednesday's meeting to use a parcel of land at Massena Point, provided they can get an OK from the New York Power Authority and St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. Town officials said they want to ensure that the remote-controlled flying won't interfere with radio communications at nearby Snell Lock or power lines that are located in the vicinity of the field, which lies just beyond the NYPA's Hawkins Point Visitor Center.

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  16. Plattsburgh woman jailed on warrant stemming from her role in theft...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A Plattsburgh-area woman charged with being part of a trio that stole thousands of dollars worth of electronic equipment from Walmart stores in Massena and Potsdam was picked up Friday on a warrant issued by St. Lawrence County Court. Massena Village Police picked up Nina M. Duprey, 36, of Plattsburgh on a warrant issued by St. Lawrence County Court.

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  17. June was one of the wettest months on record for north countryRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Andrew Loconto, a meteorologist in the Burlington, Vt., office of the National Weather Service, said this was the seventh wettest June in Massena's recorded history. Massena experienced its record rainfall for June just two years ago, when it was hit with 7.61 inches of rain in 2013.

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  18. Downtown consignment shop changes name and owner in PotsdamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Changes are in the works for the business now formerly known as the DressCode, which received approval from the village planning board for a sign change Thursday. The 16 Market St. business, which sells clothing on consignment to a predominantly younger crowd, will now be known as Frill & Fly Apparel, according to Tiffany D. Damon, who has been the store's manager and sole employee since it opened last summer.

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  19. Authorities say Matt aimed gun at border protection officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Federal authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot Richard Matt opened fire on the escaped murderer after he aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at the officer. U.S. Customs and Border Protection's statement released Thursday on the killing of the 49-year-old escapee is the first official indication that Matt aimed the weapon at officers before being shot.

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  20. No Sweat yet: Searchers continue massive manhunt in Malone area for remaining escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The New York State Police, with the assistance of hundreds of other law enforcement personnel, continue to search for escaped prisoner David Sweat. Sunday's search efforts continue along state Route 30 between County Route 41 in the town of Malone and County Route 26 in the town of Duane.

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