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2 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Flood update: SLC declares state of emergency, updated list of road closures

North Country rivers are running high with snow melt. And officials are warning of more water to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Russell, NY, Rensselaer Falls, NY, Pyrites, NY

6 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County legislators spar over space committee, Wladis work

Transparency or the lack of it was the theme of Monday's committee meeting of the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Ogdensburg, NY, Waddington, NY

10 hrs ago | Your News Now

Flood warnings extended for several local waterways

The Oswegatchie River in Ogdensburg is one of the waterways flooding its banks. People living nearby say levels are at a 30-year high.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Ogdensburg, NY, Weather, Parishville, NY

11 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Flood warning issued for St. Lawrence County

The Route 420 bridge south of Winthrop is closed as water is rising along the west branch of the St. Regis River, Michael J. LeCuyer, director of St. Lawrence County emergency services said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Winthrop, NY, Fine, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Weather

11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Flood warning issued for St. Lawrence County

The Route 420 bridge south of Winthrop is closed as water is rising along the west branch of the St. Regis River, Michael J. LeCuyer, director of St. Lawrence County emergency services said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Winthrop, NY, Fine, NY, Oswegatchie, NY

13 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena PD Public Record

Village police picked up Donald T. Dow, 25, of 498 South Main St., Massena, on a St. Lawrence County Court bench warrant at 7:02 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Norfolk, NY

17 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Systemic hunger, right here in the North Country

In the North Country, there is an ongoing conversation about poverty, health, and hunger.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

18 hrs ago | North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has received $600,000 in the recently passed New York State budget to fund research to enhance the sustainability and profitability of farm businesses in several areas of New York, including St. Lawrence County.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Madrid, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County adds a public defender

St. Lawrence County legislators agreed Monday to add a seventh public defender with the help of a $299,408 state grant spread over three years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Potsdam, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Parishville man sentenced to jail in Clarkson lacrosse player assault

The first of two men who assaulted a Clarkson University lacrosse player last summer, causing him to need facial reconstructive surgery, was sentenced to jail and probation in St. Lawrence County Court Monday.

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Related Topix: Parishville, NY, Clarkson University, Canton, NY, Winthrop, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Attorney who often represents Mohawks guilty of federal tax charge

A New York City attorney who has represented several Mohawks on various issues for more than two decades faces 18 months in federal prison after admitting Monday in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, that he did not file state or federal tax returns for six years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison, Tax, Sullivan County, NY

North County Public Radio

Big melt+rain=possible floods. Check for flooding updates here.

North Country rivers are running high with snow melt. 2 inches of rain, possibly mixing with snow, are forecast from Monday into Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hammond, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

Flood watches issued for central, northern NY

The National Weather Service has issued flood watches for a large swath of central and northern New York as melting snow pushes some rivers and streams over their banks.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Black River, NY, Watertown, NY, Jefferson County, NY

North Country Now

Richville man arrested followig reported domestic incident in DeKalb

A Richville man was arrested Sunday for endangering the welfare of a child and harassment following a reported domestic dispute, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: Richville, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Musicians, writers, artists and dancers showcased at SUNY Potsdam's Lougheed Festival of the Arts

SUNY Potsdam will celebrate its culture of creativity with the third annual Lougheed Festival of the Arts from April 25 to May 4. Both campus and community are welcome to experience a variety of cross-disciplinary art experiences.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Symphony, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

No coin is too small to sacrifice during Lent

May I ask the people of St. Lawrence County during this Holy Week to sacrifice for their respective churches some work of mercy? Since I lived across from Notre Dame Church in Ogdensburg, my conscience would not allow me to stay at home while Fr.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Property Transfers

The following list represents parcels of property transferred within St. Lawrence County between March 3-10.

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Related Topix: Harrisville, NY, Brasher Falls, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Massena, NY, Norfolk, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena man jailed on county court bench warrant

Village police picked up Damion A. Giarratano, 20, of 94 Woodlawn Ave., Massena, on a St. Lawrence County Court bench warrant for an alleged probation violation at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 109 Woodlawn Ave. He was transported to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, where he will be held pending arraignment in county court.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Prison

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Sunday Rock Legacy Project revolves around one-room schoolhouses this summer

The Sunday Rock Legacy Project brings together the Colton Historical Society, Colton-Pierrepont Central School and Grasse River Players to pursue projects of historical, educational and theatrical interest.

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Related Topix: Colton, NY, Education Etc., South Colton, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Department of Labor announces furloughs, cuts to temporary staff

The state Department of Labor has enacted layoffs and furloughs for temporary employees who help job seekers because federal funding that the state received to pay for the staff when unemployment was higher has dried up.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Watertown, NY, Canton, NY, Jefferson County, NY, Lewis County, NY

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