St Lawrence County Newswire

St Lawrence County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for St Lawrence County, NY.

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  1. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | North Country Now

    St. Lawrence County sales tax collections for 2015 were down by 2.7 percent from 2014 collections, according to the office New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The North Country as a whole had a 2.9 percent drop in sales tax collections in 2015, according to DiNapoli's office.

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  2. Franklin County man found guilty of 2013 Louisville burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Franklin County man was found guilty Monday by a St. Lawrence County jury, after trial, of burglary and petit larceny for a May 2013 burglary in Louisville. Leonard P. Deshane Jr., 30, of 421 County Route 20, Constable, was originally charged with second-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny, both felonies.

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  3. Top five things to do in the St. Lawrence County on TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | North Country Now

    Here are the top five things happening in St. Lawrence County on Tuesday, as chosen by the North CountryNow.com editorial staff:

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  4. Book group to discuss 'Lila' Wednesday in PotsdamRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | North Country Now

    The St. Lawrence County AAUW book discussion group will discuss "Lila" on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at noon at the Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St. A brown bag lunch in encourages. Next months book discussion will be Thomas Hardy's "Far From the Madding Crowd."

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  5. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | North Country Now

    The Potsdam Village Board of trustees will meet tonight to consider granting Verizon a lease for more space for another wireless telephone array on the Clarkson Avenue water tower on the Clarkson University campus near the Town House Apartments. The board will also consider some routine maters, such as the annual agreement between the village and St. Lawrence County making shared services available if needed.

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  6. Homeless man sentenced to prison for pushing man into river, watching him drownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    A homeless man was sentenced to prison Monday for pushing another homeless man into the St. Lawrence River and watching him drown in June. Kerry L. Ulrey, 47, was sentenced in St. Lawrence County Court to a minimum of 15 months and a maximum of 45 months in prison for his Nov. 18 guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide as part of a deal with the district attorney's office.

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  7. Five St. Lawrence County residents named to SUNY Geneseo dean's listRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | North Country Now

    The following St. Lawrence County residents were recently named to the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester at SUNY Geneseo: To be on the list a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.

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  8. Grasse River Players Host Stage Makeup LessonRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    As a companion to their upcoming play, “Spirit Whispers on the Grasse,” Grasse River Players held a how-to session on applying stage makeup, hosted by professional makeup artist Cynthia T. Davis, 52, Norwood. Ms. Davis was a design/technical theatre major at University of Rhode Island.

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  9. New York Power Authority N.Y. Power Authority unveils economic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Electric Energy Online

    N.Y. Power Authority unveils economic development study expected to create nearly 1,900 jobs and millions in economic activity for St. Lawrence County President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones unveiled an economic development report that could create as many as 1,900 new jobs and up to $190 million in new economic activity by 2020 in St. Lawrence County. The report details an aggressive plan to diversify the county economy by focusing and investing in agriculture, advance manufacturing, small businesses and tourism to reverse decades of economic decline.

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  10. All County Music Festival debuts a capella ensembleRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    More than 400 students from 17 school districts around St. Lawrence County gathered at Ogdensburg Free Academy Saturday to rehearse and perform in the St. Lawrence County Music Educators' Association's All County Music Festival. New to the program this year was an a capella ensemble made up of 34 students from eleven different school districts.

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  11. Canton man charged with drug offensesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | North Country Now

    Timothy S. Sharpstene, 26, Canton, was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic instrument, and unlawful possession of maijuana by St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies. During a traffic stop along County Rt.

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  12. Schumer says U.S. EDA routinely bypasses hundreds of grant applications due to lack of fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Sen. Charles E. Schumer has revealed that hundreds of job-creating applications to the U.S. Economic Development Administration go unfunded each year, and he's pushing to make the pot of funding bigger. Mr. Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday that the EDA is unable to fund nearly 800 applications nationwide each year because it doesn't have enough available funding.

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  13. Tom French: New four-lane highway needed in north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Watertown Daily Times

    Massena recently caught a break with the announcement of a three-and-a-half year respite before Alcoa will again hold out its hand for some type of corporate welfare. As a teacher in Massena and resident of St. Lawrence County, I share the feeling of many that it's only a matter of time before Alcoa cuts the cord and leaves.

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  14. Elizabeth B. (King) AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Elizabeth B. Austin, age 84 of Ogdensburg died Thursday unexpectedly at her home. There will be no public services.

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  15. Back to the Basics of Fighting Hunger' to screen in Canton TuesdayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | North Country Now

    "Back to the Basics of Fighting Hunger" will be shown on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 East Main St., at 7 p.m. The program, hosted by GardenShare, will begin with the view of two TED talks: "Bucket Brigades and the Fight Against Hunger" presented by author Joel Berg and "Why Food Policy is Worth Fighting For" presented by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree.

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  16. Massena woman charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in CantonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | North Country Now

    A Massena woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation on East Main Street early Saturday morning, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.

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  17. The power to grow: NYPAa s low-cost energy a key asset for businesses in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Watertown Daily Times

    As representatives of St. Lawrence County determine how to improve the economic climate in the region, they should keep in mind one primary asset. A report released in December by the New York Power Authority shows that 23 businesses and six nonprofit organizations in Northern New York have benefited from low-cost energy from NYPA.

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  18. Rensselaer Falls man charged with obstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Watertown Daily Times

    State police on Wednesday charged Tyler P. Yerden, 23, of 107 King St., Rensselaer Falls, with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, both misdemeanors. He was also cited with driving while using a mobile phone.

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  19. Ogdensburg woman charged with possessing controlled substanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Watertown Daily Times

    State police on Wednesday charged Salean M. Simmons, 24, of 608 Jersey Ave., Ogdensburg, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers charge that at about 1:30 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Probation Department, 206 Ford St., Ms.

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  20. Going with the flow: NNY maple syrup season starts early for some producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Watertown Daily Times

    The persistently mild winter has prompted some maple syrup producers in the north country to start drawing sap from trees more than a month before they ordinarily do. A handful of producers from the St. Lawrence County Maple Producers Association, for example, recently reported they began tapping trees on Jan. 31, according to Jean M. Tupper, who co-owns Tupper's Hilltop Maple Treats in Canton with husband Kenneth G. The couple, who are members of the association, decided to begin drawing sap on Tuesday by using their 900-tap operation's plastic tubing and vacuum system.

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