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  1. Potsdam cluba s underage patrons to serve community service: two fight chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    One after another, 40 minors charged with trespassing in the Oct. 17 raid of a popular Potsdam bar approached Potsdam Village Justice and accepted a deal that would leave them required to complete community service. Village police conducted a “multi-agency compliance check” about 10:55 p.m. on Oct. 17 at Backstreets Night Club, 31 Market St., where they said they identified 46 people in the bar between the ages of 17 and 20. Backstreets owner Steven J. Bond and club manager Michael Caringi told officers that no persons under the age of 21 were permitted in the bar, police said.

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  2. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | North Country Now

    A First Student bus driver under contract with Lisbon Central School was charged Friday with a misdemeanor after crashing her bus, injuring a monitor and leaving the scene, according to St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies. Donna N. Wesley, 40, of 104 Pennsylvania Ave., Binghamton, is charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, a misdemeanor, and failure to keep right, a traffic infraction.

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  3. Alleged Gouverneur Central School bus pen stabbing leads to arrest of 19-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A 19-year-old Gouverneur man was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a pen several times on a district school bus on Wednesday. Frankie L. Shatraw, U.S. Highway 11, Gouverneur, was arrested by St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies after they say he assaulted the other student by stabbing him numerous times causing injury.

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  4. Candidate willing to work on county's financial mess; wants attacks on campaign volunteers to stopRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | North Country Now

    I'm willing to spend my spare time trying to help straighten out St. Lawrence County's financial mess, but if the voters decide to leave that task to Jim Bunstone instead, that's okay with me. This letter isn't about winning the election.

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  5. St. Lawrence County legislator says Burns is man of his wordRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Apparently, the Republican candidate for County Legislator in District 1 does not care about truth and integrity. Why else would he knowingly lie to the people in his district and say that the St. Lawrence County Legislature "ratified" the NY SAFE Act.

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  6. Candidate wants to provide true representation for St. Lawrence County residentsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | North Country Now

    To the people of DePeyster and Gouverneur, the election is now only a few days away. My journey over the last few months since I declared as a candidate for St. Lawrence County Legislature has been a great learning experience.

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  7. Taxes are on the rise, fund balance diminishingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | North Country Now

    I am writing this letter in support of Travis Dann who is running to replace Don Peck on the St. Lawrence County Legislature in District 5 which encompasses the Towns of Gouverneur and DePeyster. I had the privilege of attending the debate on October 12 between the incumbent, Don Peck and the challenger Travis Dann.

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  8. Finding good people to run for public office is difficultRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | North Country Now

    I am a lifelong resident of St. Lawrence County, a student at Potsdam State and I have a passionate interest in seeing a change of leadership in our county legislature. This past May I was asked if I knew of anyone willing to run in legislative district 10, which encompasses most of the Village of Potsdam.

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  9. Canton criminal investigators: cream of the cropRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Covering an area that encompasses the square mileage of two states, a team of investigators has been recognized as St. Lawrence County's best. At the 2014 annual New York State Police Troop B awards and retirement ceremony, held Oct. 22 in Malone, members of the Canton-based Bureau of Criminal Investigation unit were recognized by their peers as the most accomplished throughout the calendar year. 1 comment

  10. SUNY Canton to host alternative loan workshopRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Those in the food, beverage and agricultural industries can attend a Nov. 13 workshop and expo on alternatives to traditional bank loans.

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  11. Multiple Pathways initiative expected to boost high school graduation rate by offering more optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The state Board of Regents has approved a draft of the Multiple Pathways initiative that if adopted will provide new options for students to meet high school graduation requirements. “I think this is one of the best things to happen in New York education in years,” said Stephen J. Todd, superintendent of Jefferson-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services.

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  12. Parishville approves five-year DANC contract for GIS web-based hostingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Parishville Town Board officially entered into a five-year agreement this week with the Development Authority of the North Country on a Geographic Information System project. Parishville is among five St. Lawrence County municipalities taking advantage of the offer, one that will see free services for the first year, followed by a $50 per month payment structure.

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  13. DiNapoli for state comptrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci is the Republican candidate opposing Mr. DiNapoli on Election Day. But he has hardly ventured out of his home county in the campaign for the statewide office.

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  14. Assembly woman Addie Russell defends her position against conservative challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    When voters go to the polls in the 116th Assembly District, it will be a referendum on Democratic incumbent Addie Russell who is running for her fourth term. The so-called "River District" covers western Jefferson County and northern St. Lawrence County.

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  15. Russell photographer sees the light for creativity and a better life through her a oeDark ArtsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    Danielle M. Sawyer calls her artwork “Dark Arts Photography.” The passion she puts into her craft has rescued her from her own dark days. That's why on Oct. 16, Miss Sawyer said she was at the St. Lawrence County building in Canton undergoing a mental health evaluation mandated by the probation department.

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  16. Paigea s claims about Potsdam Democratic Committee meeting disputedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    I would like to take a moment to clarify claims being made by Phillip Paige concerning a meeting of the Potsdam Democratic Committee. I was present at that meeting and the letter that was previously submitted by Jason Clark was accurate.

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  17. Deputies in Potsdam seeking info on hit and run accident Wednesday night on Hewittville RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watertown Daily Times

    St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department deputies are seeking the public's assistance in the investigation of a hit and run accident that occurred at approximately 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on the Hewittville Road in the town of Potsdam. Deputies said the suspect vehicle, believed to be a white Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck, struck a parked car and left the scene.

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  18. Massena man airlifted to Syracuse with multiple facial fractures following assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watertown Daily Times

    A Massena man was airlifted to the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse for treatment of multiple facial injuries after he was assaulted Wednesday night by a visitor at his 32 Ridgewood Ave. residence. Village police charged Trevor J. Secore, 20, of 1109 Maple Ridge Road, Brasher, with second-degree assault following their investigation into the incident.

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  19. Parishville town supervisor promises to save taxpayer dollarsRead the original story

    Thursday | North Country Now

    Hi, my name is Rodney Votra. I'd like to take this opportunity to tell you about myself and clarify some facts concerning the Town that have been raised in recent months.

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  20. Hooper opposes SAFE Act lock, stock and barrelRead the original story

    Thursday | North Country Now

    Are you and your neighbors confused or disappointed by the St. Lawrence County Legislature's party-line position on the SAFE Act? There is something you can do about that. No doubt you've heard about Donald Hooper's lifetime of financial expertise, and that's vitally important.

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