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SPCA repairs estimated at $50K; hoping to reopen Thursday
January 22, 2019, 6:17 pm | Source

WATERTOWN — The Jefferson County SPCA is estimating $50,000 in damages following a burst water pi...


DACA program that protects young undocumented immigrants not likely to get Supreme Court review this term
January 22, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is not likely to review during its current term the program that s...


City water repairs main break overnight
January 22, 2019, 5:58 pm | Source

WATERTOWN — A water main broke Monday night around 7:30 or 7:45 p.m. according to Water Distribut...


Labour calls for vote that could spark second Brexit referendum
January 22, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source

Britain’s main opposition party is backing a plan that could open the door to a second European U...


Unclear who stretched limo involved in deadly Schoharie crash
January 22, 2019, 4:00 pm | Source

ALBANY — When state Department of Transportation investigator Chad Smith inspected a stretch 2001...


With no ticket sales, Netflix’s ‘Roma’ tops Oscar nominees; Mortensen nominated for Best Actor
January 22, 2019, 3:58 pm | Source

LOS ANGELES — For the first time in history, a film with no box-office gross could win the top pr...


Crash closed part of Route 11 in Canton
January 22, 2019, 3:27 pm | Source

CANTON — A two-car motor vehicle crash which occurred around 8:30 this morning closed part of Sta...


Supreme Court rules for Trump’s ban on transgender troops in the military
January 22, 2019, 3:17 pm | Source

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside nationwide orders from three federal judges a...


Amid calls for restraint, Trump slams media over portrayal of confrontation between Catholic students, tribal elder
January 22, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source

After a weekend marked by bitter recriminations over race and political bias, with the nation tra...


Affiliation concerns aired during Massena Memorial Hospital board meeting
January 22, 2019, 2:20 pm | Source

MASSENA — A former Massena Memorial Hospital doctor now affiliated with St. Lawrence Health Syste...


Massena town supervisor says grant funding may not be enough to cover hospital debt
January 22, 2019, 1:44 pm | Source

MASSENA — If Massena Memorial Hospital receives grant funding to take care of its outstanding deb...


Cuomo pushes mugshot, booking information ban
January 22, 2019, 1:43 pm | Source

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed banning the public disclosure of “mugshots” and “booki...


Massena mayor to town, hospital boards: get in a room, shut the door, discuss the issues respectfully
January 22, 2019, 1:42 pm | Source

MASSENA — Massena’s mayor says the public debate between the town of Massena and Massena Memorial...


Time is running out for St. Mary’s to reach decision on school’s future
January 22, 2019, 1:41 pm | Source

CANTON — St. Mary’s pastor, the Rev. Bryan D. Stitt, says St. Mary’s Catholic School is running o...


Correction
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

n Due to a reporter’s error, Sunday’s story on the Sister March misspelled the name of the modera...


Groups who use Canton pavilion meet to discuss goals for arena
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

CANTON — Village and town officials are meeting with representatives of groups who use the Canton...


Couple changes plans for tax abatement for Abbass building restaurant
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

CARTHAGE — The couple who want to transform a dilapidated structure on Dock Street into a restaur...


Council to consider plans for former Angel’s Inn
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — The City Council is expected to vote on a plan on Tuesday night for a developer to tu...


Momma’s Kitchen to close at the end of February
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — Momma’s Kitchen, a sandwich and baked goods restaurant on Gaffney Drive, will close i...


Ogdensburg expected to improve during 2019 calendar year according to mayor
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

OGDENSBURG — The mayor of Ogdensburg is predicting that 2019 will be a banner year for the munici...


Colonial Manor Apartments sold to Brian Murray
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

BLACK RIVER — Washington Street Properties recently purchased Colonial Manor Apartments for $4.31...


Dexter Lions win Grand Champions prize at global competition
January 22, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Over the weekend, the Dexter Lions Pee Wee Cheerleaders traveled to Atlanti...


Still no winner: Over $60,000 likely for next Lowville Queen of Hearts drawing
January 22, 2019, 5:30 am | Source

LOWVILLE — A king of anything can be a great card to draw in many games, but in the American Legi...


Alzheimer’s education program to be held in Carthage
January 22, 2019, 5:30 am | Source

CARTHAGE — An Alzheimer’s educational program hosted by the Carthage Free Library Memory Cafe wil...


Potsdam man charged with DWI
January 22, 2019, 3:09 am | Source

POTSDAM — Village police on Sunday charged Chandler D. Barney, 22, Potsdam, with driving while in...


One injured in van/tractor-trailer head-on crash in Watertown
January 22, 2019, 3:09 am | Source

WATERTOWN — An Antwerp woman suffered minor injuries after her van crashed head-on into a tractor...


Canton man charged with DWAI drugs
January 22, 2019, 3:08 am | Source

CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 18 charged Angiesther M. Hill, 39, of 110...


Gouverneur man charged with assault
January 22, 2019, 3:08 am | Source

GOUVERNEUR — Village police on Jan. 16 charged Jackson G. O’Riley, 25, Gouverneur, with second-de...


Potsdam couple charged with forging child-support checks
January 22, 2019, 3:08 am | Source

POTSDAM — Village police on Saturday charged Donna J. Moody, 66, and Walter W. Moody Jr., 67, bot...


Reproductive Health Act explained
January 22, 2019, 2:46 am | Source

Today marks 46 years since Roe v. Wade was decided, extending access to abortion to the entire co...


Shutdown’s pain cuts deep for the homeless and other vulnerable Americans
January 21, 2019, 10:00 pm | Source

WASHINGTON — Ramona Wormley-Mitsis got welcome news in December: After years of waiting, the fede...


TSA checkpoint worker no-shows peak at 10 percent of the workforce
January 21, 2019, 9:00 pm | Source

The number of Transportation Security Administration security airport workers who did not show up...


Politicians mark King holiday with appeals to black voters and commemoration of the civil rights leader
January 21, 2019, 8:00 pm | Source

Democratic presidential aspirants fanned out across the country Monday to praise the legacy of th...


New York finally passed a ban on ‘conversion therapy’ after years-long efforts
January 21, 2019, 7:00 pm | Source

Between 2012 and 2018, 14 states and Washington, D.C., passed laws prohibiting “conversion therap...


Tips to keep pets warm during winter
January 21, 2019, 6:09 pm | Source

As the north country faces brutal temperatures, it is important to keep pets in mind. To prevent ...


Viggo Mortensen’s ‘Green Book’ becomes Oscar favorite after Producers Guild win
January 21, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source

“Green Book,” a feel-good movie about two men — one white, one black — discovering their common h...


Judge dismisses two charges against camp counselor
January 21, 2019, 5:11 pm | Source

QUEENSBURY — A judge has dismissed two charges against a former camp counselor who has been accus...


Kamala Harris enters 2020 presidential race
January 21, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source

Sen. Kamala Harris of California joined the 2020 presidential contest on Monday, thrusting a daug...


Stare-down between white teen and Native American on National Mall comes into focus
January 21, 2019, 4:00 pm | Source

WASHINGTON - The three groups that met Friday in the cold shadow of the Lincoln Memorial could ha...


Massena Fire Station opened as warming station during sub-zero temperatures
January 21, 2019, 3:56 pm | Source

MASSENA — Massena Mayor Timmy J. Currier has announced that the Massena Fire Station, 34 Andrews ...


Senate GOP mostly falls in line for Trump’s wall
January 21, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source

WASHINGTON - One month into a historic government shutdown, Republican senators are standing stau...


Local paragraphs
January 21, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

n POTSDAM — Robert J. Freego Amvets Post 282, at 6771 Route 11, will host a community breakfast f...


Governor proposes cuts to municipal aid; some object
January 21, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his budget priorities for 2019 in his State of the State address Tu...


Watertown man sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for drug possession
January 21, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — A Watertown man was sentenced Friday to five-and-a-half years in state prison with tw...


Brier Hill Volunteer Fire Company holding annual Vintage Snowmobile Show
January 21, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

BRIER HILL — The Brier Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s second annual Vintage Snowmobile Show will b...


Department of Veterans Affairs making suicide prevention a top clinical priority
January 21, 2019, 10:15 am | Source

MASSENA — The Department of Veterans Affairs is making suicide prevention a top clinical priority...


Evening Exercise
January 21, 2019, 5:30 am | Source


JCC Black River Review opens applications
January 21, 2019, 5:30 am | Source

WATERTOWN — Jefferson Community College is accepting submissions from alumni, students, faculty a...


A note to farmers — your soil is loving the cold temperatures
January 21, 2019, 5:30 am | Source

The freezing temperatures this winter might seem terrible to many, but they’re actually great for...


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