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  1. NYPA board approves up to $3 million in hydropower revenue for St. Lawrence County developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The New York Power Authority board of trustees, meeting in White Plains on Thursday, approved funding that will enable up to $3 million a year from the sale of excess hydropower to be used for economic development in St. Lawrence County. Originally, the 20 megawatts of excess hydropower was valued at $2 million, but that has greatly increased, NYPA spokesman Steven P. Gosset said.

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  2. Ogdensburg man to face prison for home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    An Ogdensburg man will face almost a decade in prison for breaking into a city home during a children's birthday party in December. Joseph F. Law, 25, of 706 Mansion Ave., pleaded guilty to a reduced count of second-degree attempted burglary, a violent felony, as part of a plea deal with the district attorney's office Monday in St. Lawrence County Court.

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  3. Luxury liner to make 10 port calls in Ogdensburg between May and OctoberRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A 210-passenger luxury cruise ship will make 10 port calls in the city between May and October, with many of those on board expected to hail from France. The cruise ship MS Saint Laurent is owned by Haimark Limited, Denver, Colo., and will make its first stop in Ogdensburg at 1 p.m. May 17, according to Laura J. Pearson, executive director of the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. Massena man charged with criminal mischief, trespassingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    State police on Tuesday charged Jonathan F. Hart, 18, of 9 Leach St., with criminal mischief and second-degree criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. Troopers allege that about 2:45 p.m. Nov. 13 at 237 County Route 43, Lot 32, Louisville, Mr. Hart forcefully entered the residence by knocking down a back door.

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  5. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Although St. Lawrence County is forecast to get a reprieve from subzero temperatures but more snow by the end of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday night is predicted to bring temperatures around -11 degrees in Canton, Potsdam, Ogdensburg and Massena.

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  6. Massena man charged with criminal mischief and trespassingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    State police on Tuesday charged Jonathan F. Hart, 18, of 9 Leach St., Massena, with criminal mischief and second-degree criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. Troopers allege that at about 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 13 at 237 County Route 43, Lot 32, Louisville, Mr. Hart forcefully entered the residence by knocking down a back door.

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  7. Deer herd talk Is March 10 in CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of St Lawrence County will offer a presentation to area clubs on the State of the Deer Herd in the north country by Steve Heerkens, Region 6 DEC biologist, at 7 p.m. March 10 at the BOCES building on West Main Street, Canton. Any sportsmen's club or organization from St. Lawrence County is welcome to attend at no charge for two representatives.

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  8. NYPA board approves up to $3 million in hydropower revenue for St. Lawrence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees today approved funding that will enable up to $3 million a year from the sale of excess hydropower to be used for economic development in St. Lawrence County. Originally, the 20 megawatts of excess hydropower was valued at $2 million, but that has increased to up to $3 million, said NYPA Spokesman Steven P. Gosset.

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  9. Hermon man charged in underage drinking initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    State police on Tuesday charged Ellwood W. Fadden Jr., 24, of Hermon, with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child and prohibited sale of alcohol to a person under the age of 21. Troopers said Mr. Fadden, a sales clerk at the Nice N Easy on Main Street, sold alcohol to a person under 21 during an underage drinking initiative in St. Lawrence County.

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  10. NYPA board votes today on relicensing changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The New York Power Authority's board of trustees is expected to approve revisions to the 2003 relicensing agreement for the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project when the board meets today. The 9 a.m. meeting in White Plains includes a resolution related to the 10-year review of the relicensing agreement.

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  11. Heuveltona s E. Jack Wood selected as St. Lawrence County Fireman of the YearRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The St. Lawrence County Fire Chief's Association has selected a 31 year veteran of the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department as the organization's 2014 Fireman of the Year. E. Jack Wood, 56, joined the Heuvelton department in 1984, and has held a variety of key offices in the department including the positions of chief and assistant chief.

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  12. Troopers charge two men following investigation into armed robbery in MassenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A second arrest was made Wednesday following an investigation into an armed robbery that reportedly took place shortly before Christmas at a residence on the North Raquette River Road in the town of Massena. Massena-based state police charged Nicholas Adams, 23, of no fixed address, with first-degree robbery, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child Wednesday following an investigation into an incident that took place Dec. 18 in the town of Massena.

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  13. Massena looking to regulate transient vendors, rather than ban themRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The town council will be putting together a committee to look at drafting a policy that would provide limitations on how transient vendors, such as the Vision Automotive Group, do business in Massena. Vision Automotive Group, a Rochester-based car dealership has set up a used car lot in parking lots around the region over the last few years, including periodic stops at the at St. Lawrence Centre mall in Massena, where they have had between 100 and 120 vehicles available for sale over a two-week period.

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  14. Jobs filled in St. Lawrence County D.A. OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain has hired two new full-time assistant district attorneys to fill vacancies, according to information provided by the county's Human Resources Department. Abigail R. Hind, Canton, and Ramy Louis, Potsdam, both started Feb. 17. They each receive an annual salary of $57,336.

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  15. Entrepreneur seeking use of former Springs Tavern space to look at additional parkingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A Gouverneur man looking to utilize the former Springs Tavern building for a hotel and mercantile operation will be seeking additional parking spots to satisfy village regulations. Antouios Doganiss' site plan for the conversion was denied by the St. Lawrence County Planning Board earlier this month and returned to the Massena Village Planning Board this week.

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  16. Art council to recognize Norwood woman for contributions to area artRead the original story

    Wednesday | North Country Now

    The St. Lawrence County Arts Council will honor Amy Flack of Norwood with the Arts Recognition Award for her service to the arts in the area. Originally from Lewiston, Maine, she studied theatre management at Ithaca College.

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  17. Mohawk land claims: Franklin county negotiating with tribe, stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo with county and tribal leaders signing the land claim memorandum of understanding in May 2014. Photo provided by St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Last summer, St. Lawrence county, the state, and the St. Regis Mohawks reached a landmark deal.

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  18. Norwood man found guilty of rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Norwood man accused of a 2009 rape was found guilty by a St. Lawrence County jury Monday afternoon after four days of deliberations. The jury found that Andrew J. Regan, 34, engaged in sexual intercourse in the early morning hours of Aug. 9, 2009 with a then-26-year-old woman at her Norwood home while she was intoxicated and asleep.

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  19. SLC transportation director says lack of walkers drives decision to keep school open on subzero daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence Central's director of Transportation, Buildings and Grounds said the decision not to delay school on a recent subzero morning reflected the limited number of students that walk to school. Fred McLaughlin reiterated busing is available to all students, a service he said comes in handy during the bitter cold north country winters.

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  20. Toronto man charged with aggravated unlicensed operation after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department deputies reported Tuesday they had charged Nicolas Laurin, 27, of East Liberty Street, Toronto, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for passing in a no passing zone at 1:50 p.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on Route 11 in the town of Potsdam. Deputies said Mr. Laurin passed a marked sheriff's department patrol vehicle in a no passing zone.

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