Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, NY.

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  1. Conservative Party endorses Pasqua for St. Lawrence D.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... and we want to help him achieve that goal.” Mr. Pasqua has spent nine years as an assistant D.A. in Franklin County, the last three as chief assistant D.A . He said he was honored to receive the endorsement “I want to thank the ...

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  2. St. Lawrence County spends far less on tourism promotion than other north country countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... counties earmark almost all of their bed tax revenue to their tourism agency: Jefferson County, 98 percent; Franklin County, 95 percent; Oswego, 98 percent; Clinton, 95 percent; and Essex, 90 percent. The remainder is kept by counties as ...

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  3. After threatened closure, Plattsburgh day care center will remain open under new ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | North County Public Radio

    Kaleidoscope Children's Center, a day care facility that serves over a hundred children in Plattsburgh, had a close call. The owners couldn't make ends meet, and they recently told parents they'd have to close.

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  4. After threatened closure, Plattsburgh day care center will remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | North County Public Radio

    Kaleidoscope Children's Center, a day care facility that serves over a hundred children in Plattsburgh, had a close call. The owners couldn't make ends meet, and they recently told parents they'd have to close.

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  5. in Re: Christopher PP.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | FindLaw

    Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court , entered September 17, 2015 in Franklin County, which dismissed petitioner's application, in a proceeding pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law article 10, for his discharge from confinement at a secure treatment facility. Petitioner has a history of sexually inappropriate behavior, beginning as early as 2001 when he was 13 years old.

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  6. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | North Country Now

    St. Lawrence County lost jobs in May while New York state overall gained positions, according to the state Department of Labor. To our east in Franklin County, there were 18,900 non-farm jobs last month and 18,700 the same month last year, a 1.1 percent gain, DOL said.

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  7. Retired teachers association makes donation to Boys and Girls ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Franklin County and St. Lawrence County members of the Northern Zone of the New York State Retired Teachers Association gathered for a luncheon/business meeting on May 24 at the Potsdam Golf and Country Club. Guest speaker Debra Donatto, Chief Professional Officer/Program Director of the Massena Boys and Girls Club, outlined the philosophy, the innovative programming, the history, the local progress and impressive achievements of her organization which offers unique educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities in a supportive, well-structured setting for our children.

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  8. Upstate NY driver ticketed after his submerged pickup sparks hours-long searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Post-Standard

    A Northern New York man has received several tickets after his truck was found submerged in the Chateaugay River and authorities spent hours searching for him, state police said. Jeffrey L. Beach Jr., 32, of Chateaugay in Franklin County was charged with speeding, moving from the lane unsafely, leaving the scene of a property-damage accident and unsafe tires, all infractions, New York State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said.

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  9. Online school sues Ohio board after vote on $60M repaymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Fox News

    One of the nation's largest online charter schools is suing Ohio's State Board of Education over how the board handled a vote to have the school repay $60 million in funding. The complaint filed Tuesday in Franklin County by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow alleges board members violated state public-meetings law by voting without first hearing public comment or substantive deliberation on the matter at Monday's meeting.

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  10. Costs continue to climb for housing out St. Lawrence County jail inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A lack of space at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility prompted the county Legislature Monday night to transfer $250,000 from the county's contingency fund into the sheriff department's budget to cover the cost of boarding overflow inmates in nearby counties. County Administrator Ruth A. Doyle said the county will also face hourly bills and travel expenses from attorneys who will be hired to defend many of the 106 people indicted in the June 1 Operation Gravy Train drug bust.

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  11. Man's 2009 Franklin County drug felony remains, despite arrangement to reduce itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A years-old Franklin County felony conviction for marijuana possession - which started with a mishap in a Bojangles parking lot and rose this spring to the Virginia Supreme Court - will remain in place despite the original intent of the defense attorney, the prosecutor and the judge in the case.

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  12. Sheriff: Operation Gravy Train drug bust to cost at least $100,000Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for who are not here yet,” Mr. Wells said Wednesday. The inmates that were moved to Clinton and Franklin county jails are primarily defendants that have already been sentenced, Mr. Wells said. He said the state helped pay for other costs ...

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  13. Sundae on the Farm in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    Local farmers in Chateaugay opened their doors to the public on Sunday, as part of Cornell Cooperative Extension's Dairy Farm tours dubbed Sundae on the Farm. June is traditionally Dairy Month in the state, with the extension educating the public on the important place that dairy farming as in Franklin County.

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  14. Asst. chief: Truck crash prompted hours-long searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | EMS1

    ... the Press-Republican. Once they arrived and saw what they were dealing with, Chateaugay's crew called in the Franklin County Technical Rescue Team and divers from the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department as well. "At that point we started ...

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  15. Man charged with selling fake drugs at Tennessee music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | WPXI

    ... th two counts of counterfeit controlled substances and will be extradited to Arkansas, where he is wanted in Franklin County on a felony bench warrant, WZTV reported.

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  16. Man charged with selling fake drugs at Tennessee music festival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | WFTV Orlando

    ... th two counts of counterfeit controlled substances and will be extradited to Arkansas, where he is wanted in Franklin County on a felony bench warrant, WZTV reported.

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  17. A taste of farm life for North Country inmatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A county jail in the North Country is giving inmates a taste of farm life and teaching them to raise chickens. The newest residents at the Franklin County Jail in Malone are fluffy and feathered.

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  18. Authorities investigating Sunday fire in St. Regis FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Adam Cox said. Mr. Cox declined to discuss details of the fire, citing the ongoing investigation by the Franklin County Cause and Origin Team and state police. He said the building was still standing and no firefighters were injured battling the ...

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  19. Adirondack Club and Resort developers take ownership of project landRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... proposed resort. The price tag for the parcel was roughly $5.2 million, according to documents filed with Franklin County this week. The Enterprise also reports that developers Tom Lawson and Michael Foxman have paid more than $100 ,000 that they ...

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  20. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | North Country Now

    The state Labor Department has released its April 2017 unemployment rates and St. Lawrence County is 6.6 percent, down .3 percent from the March rate of 6.9 percent. This compares with the numbers from neighboring Jefferson County at 6.5 percent and 6.3 percent in Franklin County.

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