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  1. Ogdensburg a zombie propertya inspector now on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The city's new “zombie property” inspector, Nicole A. Woods, is canvassing neighborhoods to help identify families who may be in danger of losing their homes, and to stop already abandoned properties from falling into even greater disrepair. The term “zombie property” is used to identify properties that are vacant and blighted but have not been foreclosed on by a bank or other mortgage holder.

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  2. Jreck Subs franchisee oversees corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A local Jreck Subs franchisee will manage the corporation until U.S. District Court, Utica, issues a final order of forfeiture against Christopher M. Swartz, who has agreed to surrender his ownership interests as part of a plea agreement resulting in wire fraud and tax evasion convictions. The U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement that the agency and Peter J. Whitmore, who owns four Jreck Subs restaurants with Mark A. and Sally M. Rice, have a “memorandum of understanding” that Mr. Whitmore will oversee the company until marshals are directed to sell Jreck Subs' intellectual property rights and franchisee royalty payments.

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  3. Lawrenceville woman celebrates 90th birthdayRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Patty Nurney celebrated her 90th birthday with a party at the Lawrenceville Fire Hall on May 21, hosted by her family. The hall was decorated in butterflies, one of Patty's favorite things, with all decorations done by Patty's granddaughter Penny.

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  4. DiNapoli: a Crazy notiona that procurement bill would slow contract approval processRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    As the end of this year's legislative session draws near in Albany, state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said he hopes to see progress on a bill that gives his office more authority to review State University of New York construction contracts. In a Times editorial board meeting Wednesday, Mr. DiNapoli discussed a range of financial issues that are having or could have an effect on state government in the near future.

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  5. Massena Central School students showcasing artwork at mall showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena Central School students will showcase their artistic abilities, including some award-winning artwork, during an exhibit that opens this evening at the St. Lawrence Centre mall. The opening reception for “Art Starts Here,” with works from students in kindergarten through 12th grade, is at 5 p.m. in the former Express store in the mall.

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  6. Jury selection begins in Hopkinton weapons possession trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Jury selection began Monday in St. Lawrence County Court for the Hopkinton man accused of criminal weapons possession and having set up a shotgun booby trap at the back door of his home. Christopher A. Molella, also known as Christopher Pinczes, 46, of 19 Elliott Road, is charged with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of first-degree reckless endangerment, all felonies.

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  7. Northern Zone Buck Take IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Northern Zone hunters took 24,674 deer in 2016, and that total represents a 4.6 percent increase over the 2015 harvest. This increase mirrors the 2016 statewide harvest of 213,061 deer which was 5.0 percent higher than the previous season.

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  8. Robinson, Journal, Watertown Daily Times lauded by Ogdensburg Command PerformancesRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Ogdensburg Command Performances closed out its 2017 season Saturday afternoon with Jimmy Osmond singing the songs of Andy Williams and a presentation to a supporter of the arts in Ogdensburg “At the closing show of each season, Ogdensburg Command Performances presents the Franky Award to an individual or an organization who has shown extraordinary commitment to the arts, especially to Ogdensburg Command Performances,” said Sally F. Palao, Ogdensburg Command Performances Administrator. This year, the award, which has been presented annually since 1992, was inscribed to the Watertown Daily Times, the Ogdensburg Journal and to journalist Larry Robinson.

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  9. Report shows food insecurity rates in Jefferson, St. Lawrence Counties on the declineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Across Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, as well as in several counties across the state, levels of food insecurity are on the decline. “Food insecurity” is a term coined by the United States Department of Agriculture to measure a lack of access to nutritionally adequate foods.

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  10. Massena Central School students showcasing artwork at St. Lawrence Centre mallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Students in kindergarten through grade 12 from the Massena Central School District will display their artwork from June 7 to 15 at the St. Lawrence Centre mall in an exhibit called “Art Starts Here.” The opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. June 7 in the former Express store in the mall. Light refreshments will be served while music is performed by student groups, including the Junior High Jazz band, a string ensemble and a Senior High Jazz group, beginning at 6 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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  11. Massena Central School students showcasing artwork at St. Lawrence Centre mallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Students in kindergarten through grade 12 from the Massena Central School District will display their artwork from June 7-15 at the St. Lawrence Centre mall in an exhibit called “Art Starts Here.” The opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. June 7 in the former “Express” store in the mall. Light refreshments will be served while music is performed by student groups, including the Junior High Jazz band, a string ensemble and a Senior High Jazz group, beginning at 6 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public through June 15. On display will be local award-winning art from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and the Tri-County Art Show in Watertown.

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  12. Vintage artillery shell found in Ogdensburg basementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A World War I artillery round was found in the basement of a Mansion Avenue home on Sunday, prompting police to temporarily cordon off the area and seek help from a specialized state police bomb disposal unit. The Scovil Model 1907M, 75MM Anti-Personnel Artillery Round was found in the basement of Linda M. Burrows, 407 Mansion Avenue.

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  13. North Country Human Resources Association conference set for June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The North Country Human Resource Association, Inc. will be holding its annual conference on June 6, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Watertown. The day will include presentations on HR Excellence with topics such as N.Y.S. Paid Family Leave Act, Labor & Employment updates, ACA status updates as well as a panel discussion with local notables on how community services can impact employee retention.

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  14. TASC is it up to the task?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    One afternoon at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES in Watertown, a former student visited her instructor with exciting news. Nina L. Ketcham, 25, of Watertown, came to tell Margaret Rice, adult education specialist, she had passed the certified nursing assistant program at Samaritan Medical Center.

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  15. WWNY news sportscaster honored by SUNY Canton College CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Melvin J. Busler, Jr., the longtime sports personality of WWNY-TV 7 News, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the SUNY Canton College Council's Distinguished Citizen award. Busler was nominated for the award after volunteering extensively with area charitable organizations, including Meals on Wheels, the Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County and the Disabled Persons Action Organization , among numerous others.

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  16. NYPA officials dedicate new Nature Center in honor of Massena residentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A Massena resident who serves as vice chairman of the New York Power Authority's Board of Trustees was honored Tuesday when a newly built Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park was named in his honor. NYPA, state and local officials were on hand for the grand opening and dedication of the Eugene L. Nicandri Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park, named in honor of the retired St. Lawrence County court judge and NYPA trustee since 2008, who had championed the effort to rebuild the community facility after the original building burned down seven years ago.

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  17. Ogdensburg assessor appointed to St. Lawrence County directora s jobRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    City of Ogdensburg Assessor C. Bruce Green will soon take over as St. Lawrence County's real property tax office director. Following an executive session, county legislators Monday night unanimously approved the appointment, which takes effect no later than June 2. He will be paid $74,341 a year.

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  18. Crosby Honored At Cortland BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Former Hammond Central standout Alyssa Crosby recently received outstanding recognition for her two year NCAA Division III Basketball career at SUNY Cortland. Before attending SUNY Cortland Crosby enjoyed an accolade-filled two years at Jefferson Community College in Watertown.

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  19. City Manager proposed 5 percent property tax increase in Watertown budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    City Manager Sharon A. Addison released her 2017-18 proposed budget, a $42.5 million spending plan that carries a 5.01 percent property tax increase, on Monday morning. The city would spend an estimated $42,551,252 for the general fund in the upcoming fiscal year, up from the $41.9 million budgeted this year, an increase of about The public got its first look at the tentative budget when it was released on the city's website early Monday morning.

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  20. Ogdensburg gets $1.6 million; Watertown $760,000 for trail upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The city of Ogdensburg will receive $1,644,800 to extend the Maple City Trail to include incorporating an old railroad bridge over the Oswegatchie River into the walkway, and the city of Watertown will benefit from a $760,000 award to extend the Black River Trail, both part of a package of grants announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday. Gov. Cuomo announced $112.2 million in funding for 81 projects that support bicycle and pedestrian enhancements and improve air quality across the state.

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