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  1. Opinion: Wrong about roundabout in downtown, says Potsdam residentRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | North Country Now

    When I first heard of the proposed plan to build a roundabout downtown, I must admit I reacted with a mix of amusement and horror. On further reflection, I am not so amused! Twenty-five percent of our college population is new to the area: Excited students and their distracted parents.

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  2. Opinion: Cobb's leadership based on hands-on experience, says Colton residentRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | North Country Now

    Entering the lobby of a Lewis County government building for an early morning meeting, I noticed a circle of a dozen women having a lively discussion. I hesitated, curious, and listened.

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  3. OFA grad proposes track and field complex be named for former coachRead the original story

    Tuesday May 8 | North Country Now

    Dr. Diane Para, a 1982 graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy, submitted a proposal to the Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education suggesting the inclusion of former coach and teacher Penny Raftis Sharrow's name to be the official name of the OFA Track and Field Complex at Monday's meeting. The proposal follows the board's approval to dedicate the complex the "Mr. Steven J. Barlow Track and Field Complex" at a meeting on Monday, April 2. At the same meeting, the board also approved the naming of the "Mr. Ronald N. Johnson Football Field" at OFA.

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  4. Massena Memorial Hospital could add chemical dependency treatment beds in 2019Read the original story

    Saturday May 5 | North Country Now

    The comment comes from MMH CEO Bob Wolleben, on the heels of a Department of Health memo where state regulators waived limits on how many addiction treatment beds a hospital can offer. Through Dec. 31, the department is waiving the five-bed limit at acute care hospitals.

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  5. Owner of Blue Line Brewery outlet in Potsdam gets no prison time for $400,000 swindleRead the original story

    Friday May 4 | North Country Now

    The owner of the Blue Line Brewery will not incur any prison time for defrauding investors out of nearly $400,000, according to U.S. Attorney Grant C. Jaquith's office. Mark Gillis, 48, of Saranac Lake was sentenced Thursday to time served, to be followed by one year of home detention, for defrauding customers of his brokerage firm out of nearly $400,000.

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  6. Candidate Cobb to start tour of 21st Congressional District in Canton SundayRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | North Country Now

    Congressional hopeful Tedra Cobb of Canton, a Democrat, will start a tour of the 12 counties of 21st Congressional District Sunday in Canton. Her "NY-21 Caravan" ends in Albany Tuesday, April 10 when she says she will deliver signed primary ballot petitions for her campaign to unseat two-term Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro.

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  7. Troopers: Death of St. Lawrence University student killed while skiing is ruled accidentalRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | North Country Now

    State police say the death of a St. Lawrence University student who was skiing on Whiteface Mountain has been ruled accidental. Around 11 a.m., Lukas A. Harvey, 22, of Castleton, Vt., was skiing with friends at the mountain and traversing lower Northway trail when he fell and collided with a small group of hardwood trees, troopers said.

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  8. Canton man takes third place in the Adirondack Artists Guild 20th annual art competitionRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | North Country Now

    A crowd gathered at the Adirondack Artists Guild gallery Friday evening in Saranac Lake to celebrate the opening of the guild's twentieth annual juried art competition. The juror, Zack Lobdell, selected 60 works by 42 artists to be in the show.

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  9. Massena supporting Boutique Air's wish to axe Albany, Baltimore in exchange for Boston routeRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | North Country Now

    The Town Council is supporting Boutique Air's push to scrap their flights from Massena to Albany and Baltimore in exchange for a Boston destination. The board voted unanimously at their Wednesday meeting to write a letter in support as Boutique makes a request to the federal government, who would have to approve a change to their Essential Air Service contract.

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  10. Cabin Fever Concert Series lineup in Potsdam announcedRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | North Country Now

    What a Raquette Music and Dance, the organization behind the Ives Park Concert Series and Caroling in Potsdam events, presents the second Cabin Fever Concert Series. The Cabin Fever series starts on Saturday, March 3 at 4 p.m. in the Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St. This winter concert series begins with local favorite Barb Heller playing her own original folk songs.

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  11. Addiction and recovery center that serves St. Lawrence County awarded $450,000Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | North Country Now

    An addiction and recovery center in Saranac Lake which serves St. Lawrence County will be awarded $450,000 from the state to develop a 10 24/7 Open Access Center. St. Joseph's Addiction and Recovery Center, a 67-bed facility at 258 Broadway, Saranac Lake, offers both inpatient and outpatient treatment options for opiate and other drug addictions and alcoholism.

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  12. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | North Country Now

    Clarkson University associate professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering Douglas Bohl was thrilled over the weekend when Chris Mazdzer, a regional U.S. Olympic luge athlete of Saranac Lake, won the first-ever singles medal in the sport for the United States. Bohl, along with professor in engineering science simulation Brian Helenbrook, and master's student Bryan Heckendorf, worked with the United States Luge Association to create a portion of the sled Mazdzer rode to his silver-medal finish in Pyeongchang on Sunday.

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  13. North Country Rep. Stefanik has $1.2 million campaign cash on handRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | North Country Now

    Elise for Congress has announced the campaign opens the 2018 cycle with nearly $1.2 million cash on hand for the re-election of Elise Stefanik. The campaign also announced raising almost $270,000 in the fourth quarter, for a total of more than $1 million in contributions for 2017, including strong support from labor.

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  14. Potsdam Police Blotter, Dec. 31Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2018 | North Country Now

    Wolstenholme was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a vehicle with inadequate headlamps.

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  15. Howland Pump & Supply of Ogdensburg enters into agreement to purchase Hulbert Brothers companyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2017 | North Country Now

    Howland Pump & Supply Co. Inc., an Ogdensburg-based plumbing and heating supply corporation, has entered into an agreement to purchase Hulbert Brothers Inc., Hulbert Tri-Lake Supply Inc. and Hulbert Supply Co.

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  16. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | North Country Now

    Leaves in the Thousand Islands-Seaway region are approaching peak color for the year, while elsewhere in St. Lawrence County color is approaching 50 to 75 percent change, according to iloveny.com. In the Adirondacks area of the county there are some pockets of past peak and peak foliage.

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  17. Canton police blotter, Oct. 7-9Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | North Country Now

    Oct. Oct. 7 at 1:34 a.m., M.J. Shippee-Monica of Gouverneur was charged with unsafe turn/fail to signal on Park Street. The ticket is returnable in Canton Town Court on Oct. 18. On Oct. 7 at 9:40 p.m., Rebecca B. Laflair of Potsdam was charged with failure to stop at stop sign on Miner Street.

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  18. Potsdam Police Blotter Sept. 29Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2017 | North Country Now

    Donna L. Tupper, 65, of Henderson Harbor, was charged with unsafe lane change at 11:28 a.m. on Elm Street. Richard W. Murphy, 33, was charged with failure to stop at a steady red signal at 3:03 p.m. on Market Street.

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  19. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | North Country Now

    The Frederic Remington Art Museum's announces the Public's Choice Award from the 2017 Members' Juried Art Exhibit, which was on display from May 20 through Sept. 17. The exhibition was in the museum's Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery.

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  20. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | North Country Now

    The Potsdam/Canton-based community group Write the Power NY21 will host a Congressional Candidate Forum at the HC Williams Senior High School Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Participants will include Don Boyajian ; Tedra Cobb ; Russ Finley ; Ronald Kim ; Steve Krieg ; Emily Martz ; Patrick Nelson ; and Katie Wilson .

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