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  1. Hundreds turn out for education-related a Call Out Cuomoa tourRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Students in New York state are caught between a public education system that encourages an overreliance on testing and a move toward privatized charter schools that serve a smaller portion of the population, according to educators who toured the north country Saturday as part of the “Call Out Cuomo” bus tour.

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  2. North Country a oeCalls Out Cuomoa during bus tour stop in MassenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Chants of “Call out Cuomo” and “Fund our Schools” welcomed a host of bus-travelling education rally speakers to the Massena Central School Saturday afternoon. The score of protestors marched behind the speakers into the school's auditorium, waving their array of signs expressing their displeasure with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's education proposals and actions.

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  3. Massena Central School District expecting full house for education rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena Central School District officials say they're expecting a full house for today's “Call Out Cuomo” bus tour education rally at the high school. “I think we're going to have a packed house here.

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  4. Call Out Cuomo bus tour will make stop Saturday afternoon at Massena High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Hundreds of students, parents and educators – led by local, state and national union leaders – will rally throughout the north country against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's harmful education proposals and in support of a strong public education system that is fairly funded and represents the goal and values of local communities. The “Call Out Cuomo” bus tour will make stops in Plattsburgh, Massena and Watertown area on Feb. 28, said Don Carlisto, a Saranac Lake teacher, political activist and board member of the 600,000-member New York State United Teachers.

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  5. St. Lawrence Thunder Peewee team claims championship titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The St. Lawrence Thunder Peewee team claimed the NYSAHA Tier II Northern Zone Sectional Championship title this past weekend in Delmar. The Thunder team went undefeated over the weekend with a 5-0 record against the Jefferson Jaguars, Potsdam Sandstoners, Plattsburgh Roadrunners, Saratoga Blue Knights and the host association Bethlehem Eagles.

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  6. NYSP Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena-based state police charged Jonathan F. Hart, 18, of Massena with second-degree criminal trespass and criminal mischief Tuesday evening following an investigation into an incident reported to troopers on Nov. 13 from the town of Louisville. Mr. Hart allegedly damaged a door to enter a trailer at Lot 32, County Route 43, and stayed there without permission.

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  7. Dora M. LittlejohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    MASSENA: Dora M. Littlejohn, 81, formerly of Orchard Road, peacefully passed away on February 15, 2015 at the Highland Nursing Home, where she had been residing for the past couple of years. There will be no public calling hours.

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  8. Mary R. Hall AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    AKWESASNE – Mrs. Mary R. Hall Allen, 84, of 569 State Route 37, passed away Saturday morning, February 21, 2015 at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.

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  9. Daniel A. GrangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena: Daniel A. Granger, 75, of Orchard Road, peacefully passed away Tuesday evening at the Massena Memorial Hospital. Friends and family are invited to call on Monday from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.

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  10. YESeleven group faults rooftop highway supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Leaders of an advocacy group that supports upgrading Route 11 between Canton and Potsdam are once again at odds with those pushing for a four-lane highway that would run from Watertown to Plattsburgh. John W. Danis, a spokesman for YESeleven , blasted I-98 supporters for allegedly trying to jeopardize a study being conducted by the state Department of Transportation.

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  11. SUNY Potsdam basketball teams swept by PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Senior captain Zac Adams led the Bears with 15 points and seven rebounds and Cardinals' senior guard Jordan Moody finished with 19 points in the victory as the Cardinals rallied for a 71-67 win over the Bears at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Both teams struggled to find their offense early in the first half.

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  12. St. Lawrence officials criticize report on Canton-Potsdam bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Officials in St. Lawrence County have expressed their disappointment in a state Department of Transportation report they said failed to adequately address economic concerns associated with a proposed bypass road between Canton and Potsdam. “The report fails to discuss economic development potential in any way.

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  13. Blog names Massena on of New Yorka s most dangerous communities; Currier disagreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A blog published by a California-based realtor listing the 50 most dangerous communities in New York state has drawn the ire of Massena Mayor Timmy J. Currier, who called the report “miselading” and “crap.” According to the blog published by California-based Movato Real Estate, the village of Massena is the 30th most dangerous community in the state, more dangerous than New York City. Other north country communities on the list included Watertown at 14, Ogdensburg at 33 and Plattsburgh at 46. The blog's poster said it used data from the FBI's 2013 Uniform Crime Report, with extra emphasis given to “violent crimes,” “murders” and “property crimes,” to create the list. 7 comments

  14. Eleven north country housing authorities receive federal HUD fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Massena Housing Authority was one of 11 housing authorities in the region that will receive federal funds to develop, modernize and improve their facilities. The Massena Housing Authority will receive $294,799, while the Canton Housing Authority will receive $213,754 and the Ogdensburg Housing Authority will receive $444,301.

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  15. NYSP Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena-based state police charged Andrew M. Rafter, 27, of Massena with second-degree harassment after responding to a domestic dispute complaint at 2:35 a.m. Saturday in the town of Massena. ISSUING A BAD CHECK - PLATTSBURGH - Plattsburgh-based state police reported Thursday they had charged William B. Zielinski, 25, of St. Regis Falls with one count of issuing a bad check Tuesday following an investigation into a complaint filed with troopers on Oct. 24 from the town of Plattsburgh.

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  16. Community members gather to discuss ways to advocate for better school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Roughly a dozen members of the Potsdam community gathered Wednesday night to discuss ways they could lobby the governor and state Legislature for increased school funding. “This is such an important time for getting everybody to work together and get our schools the funding they need,” Ms.

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  17. Harrica talks about goals for St. Lawrence Central School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    When Paul M. Harrica took over as interim superintendent of the St. Lawrence Central School District last month, he knew he was coming in at a challenging time. For starters, budget season was getting into full swing - without the benefit of state aid runs to determine how much state aid they could expect.

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  18. Akwesasne Chamber seeks to grow visibility in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Akwesasne Chamber of Commerce is currently running a Cupid Hunt as part of ab effort to promote local businesses. “If you visit one of those businesses, you get a stamp,” Mr. Swamp said.

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  19. Madeline Donovan picked to lead Elise Stefanika s Watertown officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Madeline R. Donovan will be the regional director at the Watertown office of Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, according to a news release issued Wednesday. Ms. Donovan, who graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester, previously served in the Watertown regional office of former Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh.

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  20. NYSP Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Plattsburgh-based state police charged Sarah H. Avery, 28, and Ronald A. Woods, 24, both of Bombay, with sixth-degree conspiracy and petit larceny Tuesday stemming from an investigation into a shoplifting complaint filed with troopers Jan. 12 from the town of Plattsburgh. Mr. Woods and Ms.

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