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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Coroner says body found in Massena Industrial Park too decomposed to identify

State police investigators spent about four hours Saturday morning in a wooded area just south of the Massena Industrial Park searching for clues as they seek to identify a body found there Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ray-Brook, NY, Albany, NY

4 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

NYSP Public Record

Massena-based state police charged Stephen S. Grant, 28, of Norfolk with second-degree menacing, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and second-degree harassment following an investigation into a domestic dispute reported at 5:45 p.m. Friday at 41 Church St., North Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Norfolk, NY, North Lawrence, NY, Lawrence, NY, Fort Covington, NY

8 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Madrid man charged with harassment

St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies charged Francis E. Smith, 70, of 2700 County Route 28, Madrid with second-degree harassment Friday stemming from a Wednesday incident in the town of Waddington.

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Related Topix: Madrid, NY, Waddington, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WVNY

Unidentified Body Found in Massena, NY

Police are looking for help identifying a body found off State Route 420. Police say they do not know who the person is, and are attempting to match it to missing person databases.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena man sent to jail for 15 days for petit larceny conviction

A Massena man who walked out of Price Chopper in early January without paying for the 18-pack of beer in his cart learned that playing “Let's Make A Deal” with a judge can have dangerous consequences.

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Related Topix: Prison, Massena, NY

Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence IDA sets hearing for Maxam North America

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency has scheduled a hearing on its intention to provide Maxam North America, which will establish a chemical production facility in Ogdensburg, with a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement and exemptions on various taxes and fees.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Rensselaer Falls, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Pennsylvania man survives attempt on his life following release from St. Lawrence County jail

A Philadelphia, Pa., man who survived an attempt on his life Wednesday by members of an Asian drug gang in the city was charged recently with felony drug charges in St. Lawrence County and released from county jail on bail.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US News

Watertown Daily Times

New SUNY Canton president intends to expand on applied learning, build on past successes

Zvi Szafran is an idea man, and it's not difficult to see why. Just ask him about SUNY Canton's future, and he will expound on all the possibilities he is dreaming of for the institution he now leads.

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, University of Georgia Southern Polytechnic State

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Rensselaer Falls man dies in accident at Gouverneur quarry

State police reported Thursday a 54-year-old Rensselaer Falls man has died following a fall Monday at Gardenscape Quarry, 164 Seavey Road, Gouverneur.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Falls, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Ogdensburg, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Chase Mills man sentenced to 12 days in jail for attempted petit larceny

A 52-year-old Waddington-area man was sentenced to a short jail term this week after his attorney told the court he was planning to move out of New York state and would prefer incarceration to probation so he could expedite his relocation plans.

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Related Topix: Prison, Chase Mills, NY, Waddington, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena man charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, drug possession

Village police charged Mathieu J. Woods, 31, of 303 County Route 40, Massena, with driving while ability impaired by drugs, reckless driving, possession of a hypodermic needle and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday on Paddock Street.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Canton, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Brasher makes plans for latest casino gaming check; wonders about status of future checks

Brasher officials expect to soon receive $154,497.23 as their share of the first quarter of 2014 casino gaming compact funds, covering January through March.

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Related Topix: Canada, Hogansburg, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Sutherland says Parishville will see significant jump in workera s comp costs

St. Lawrence County legislators approved a new worker's compensation formula Monday, and Legislator Scott A. Sutherland informed Parishville town officials Tuesday that their costs will be going up jumping more than $20,000 for 2015 compared to the bill they would have received under the current formula.

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Related Topix: Parishville, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Ogdensburg, NY, Massena, NY, Norwood, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

A Conservative Party candidate in the 116th Assembly District contest announced Monday that he had challenged his opponents to a debate Tuesday, but he might be the only one there.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, NY, Potsdam, NY, Jefferson County, NY, US News, Russell, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena offenders warned deadline is fast approaching for change in countya s DWI policy

An assistant St. Lawrence County district attorney warned the deadline is fast approaching when offenders facing driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated charges will not have the opportunity to earn a reduction under a new policy on drinking and driving offenses being enacted by the St. Lawrence County District Attorney's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Adams, NY, Rooseveltown, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

State schools in St. Lawrence County receive naloxone kits to fight opiate overdose

Both St. Lawrence County state colleges have been provided with naloxone, an opiate overdose-reversing antidote that already has saved many lives across the country, for the upcoming academic year, though neither college had any opiate-related student deaths last year.

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Related Topix: SUNY College at Purchase, Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, SUNY College at Potsdam

WebProNews

Amish Girls Abducted: Two People Charged

Witnesses said that the two girls, ages six and 12 were helping a customer in a 4-door sedan when they disappeared .

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Watertown Daily Times

Quebec man charged with drug possession at Massena Port of Entry

State police on Monday charged Jan Y. Bergeron, 37, of Saint-Charles-Barromee, Quebec, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canton, NY

Switched

Amish Family To Build Garage For Couple Who Saved Girls

In northern New York, members of an extended Amish family plan to hold a "garage raising" for the couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.

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Related Topix: New York, Richville, NY, Oswegatchie, NY

The Post-Standard

St. Lawrence County woman sentenced for raping 13-year-old Central Square boy

A St. Lawrence County woman was sentenced Monday in Oswego County Court for raping a 13-year-old Central Square boy earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Central Square, NY, Brasher Falls, NY, Oswego County, NY

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