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Sunday | Watertown Daily Times
Gouverneur-based state police charged Brian D. House, 30, of Gouverneur with resisting arrest and Trina L. Mandigo, 25, of Gouverneur with criminal mischief following an investigation into a disturbance complaint filed with troopers at 8:10 a.m. Saturday in the town of Fowler. Mr. House was charged at 8:30 a.m. at 1389 County Route 22, Fowler.
Sunday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Canton-based state police charged Tosha L. Reed, 19, and Tawnee M. Searles, 51, both of Potsdam, with trespassing following an investigation into an incident reported at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 from the town of Potsdam. UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - HOPKINTON - Canton-based state police reported Sunday they had charged Ian M. Wood, 19, of Dickinson with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for failure to wear his seat belt and an equipment violation - inadequate exhaust at 6:20 p.m. Sept.
Sunday | North Country Now
The Canton Rotary Club recently planted five sugar maple trees on the campus of Canton Central School, in memory of Peter van de Water. Van de Water was a longtime member and leader of the club, and an active exemplar of its motto, "Service above Self."
While children have been playing on the new playground at Lawrence Avenue Elementary since the first day of school, well over 100 children and their parents attended a ceremony to celebrate its official grand opening on Wednesday. Superintendent Patrick H. Brady opened the ceremony by thanking the community for the wooden playground, which served children at the school for nearly 30 years.
Steven L. Petrie, 28, of 21003 County Rt. 16, Watertown, was charged by St. Lawrence County deputies after they received a complaint from his ex-girlfriend that he had been continually texting her and calling her, and showing up on her doorstep and refusing to leave, after repeated requests by her for him to leave her alone.
Village police charged Daniel P. Robertson, 35, of 154 North Main St., Massena, with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for failure to signal a turn and operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on Outer Willow Street. Police alleged Robertson dropped a plastic bag containing 0.5 grams of cocaine when he was being walked into the police station for processing on the misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle count.
A Lake Placid woman was left in shock after her car collided with a dump truck Wednesday in Canton because of a bee. Allie D. Oehler, 20, was heading to SUNY Canton where she is a nursing major at about 1:58 p.m. She said she was waiting to take a right onto Route 68 from Irish Settlement Road when a bee flew into her 2006 Hyundai Elantra and landed on her.
I was at open house at Canton Central School recently and saw the presentation on the school merger. I am not impressed.
Clarkson University is stepping in to salvage a troubled mobile chicken slaughterhouse in St. Lawrence County. President Tony Collins said Tuesday morning engineers from Clarkson's Shipley center for Innovation, along with Potsdam-based start-up Agbotics, will fix North Country Pastured's mobile unit and site it at Red Barn Meats in Lewis county, where it will process chickens until it becomes profitable.
A host of security measures, including new entrance doors, a high-tech camera system and electronic lock-down equipment, have been installed at Canton Central School District's building complex in time for the new school year. The measures were part of the district's $15 million capital project, which is nearing completion.
The Canton Merchants' Association says it is working to get the long-vacant downtown Jubilee building filled with a going concern once again.
That's why Jessica M. Fox decided to go back to school last year to get her certification in cosmetology.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:26 pm
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