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  1. Sears Hometown Store to open at St. Lawrence CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Three months after Sears closed at St. Lawrence Centre, it was announced that a Sears Hometown Store would be opening at the mall. The opening of a Sears Hometown Store will bring the company's well-known Craftsman and Kenmore brands back to Massena.

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  2. Ogdensburg man gets prison for rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Kevin McCarthy Jr., 31, of 462 County Route 4, Eel Weir Road, was sentenced to six years in prison and five years of post-release supervision after pleading guilty Jan. 21 to the violent felony of second-degree rape. On Oct. 9, Ogdensburg Police Department's Criminal Investigation Unit arrested McCarthy on a St. Lawrence County Court indictment charging him with two counts of first-degree rape, a class B felony, and one count of first-degree sexual conduct against a child, also a class B felony.

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  3. Gouverneur couple charged with child endangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    State police have charged a couple with endangering the welfare of a child. Police say the pair sold drugs in the presence of their children Joshua R. Daniels, 33, Gouverneur, was previously charged March 17 with the January burglary of a house on County Route 12. An investigation, police say, revealed that after Mr. Daniels stole the drugs, he and Ashley J. Fuller, 24, of Gouverneur, allegedly sold the drugs from their residence in the presence of their four daughters, ages 2, 7, 8, and 9. St. Lawrence County Child Protective Services removed the children from the home and placed them in the care of other family members.

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  4. Arts council to host 'stuff a bear' workshop April 11 in PotsdamRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | North Country Now

    St. Lawrence County Arts Council, 18 Elm St., will host a "stuff a bear" workshop on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. until noon. Participants will pick a bear, stuff it, add a heart, sew up the back and listen to a story about a bear. The workshop is led by Ellen of 'EmBears.

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  5. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | North Country Now

    The state's $142 billion 2015-2016 budget just approved by the legislature provides $10 million for improvements to the Port of Ogdensburg, funding for economic development projects, and improved broadband service funding to rural areas including St. Lawrence County. The state will provide $10 million for the Port of Ogdensburg for improvements to the port's facilities and equipment, including harbor deepening to accommodate larger ships and expanded grain and salt storage, Gov. Cuomo said in an email.

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  6. Massena teen facing felony for breaking into office, stealing $3 in quartersRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | North Country Now

    A Massena teen is facing a felony after allegedly breaking into her employer's office and stealing $3 in quarters. Court documents state that she used a spatula to jimmy the lock and break into the office at Alex's Ice, 30 George St. on March 30. Her employer, Ted Krywanczyk, who is also Massena's fire chief, told police that he watched Arquette commit the alleged offense on security camera.

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  7. Massena man charged on county court bench warrantRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Ricky J. Brainard, 27, of of 808 County Rte. 39 was charged at 10:13 a.m. on county Route 39, police said. He was arraigned in county court by Judge Jerry Richards and remanded to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, Canton.

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  8. Deadline for ordering seeds from St. Lawrence County is April 3Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | North Country Now

    The St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its 2015 tree seedling and shrub program through Friday, April 3. Prices start at $1 and go up to $8.50 each depending on the species ordered. Minimum order is 10 of one species unless otherwise specified or you can order by the thousands.

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  9. Meth lab components found inside former Ogdensburg cheese plantRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Remnants of a methamphetamines lab were recently discovered inside the former Tubroburg cheese plant on Main Street, according to city police. Ogdensburg Police Narcotics Enforcement Detective Daniel C. Mousaw said an investigation has determined that there was not an active methamphetamines lab operating at the plant, but components of a so-called “one pot” meth lab were found discarded inside the facility.

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  10. St. Lawrence, Jefferson near bottom of healthy counties listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence County is ranked among the worst in the state when it comes to community health, and Jefferson County is not far behind. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, St. Lawrence County placed 57th out of 62 counties across the state in overall health outcomes such as quality and length of life.

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  11. Final sentencing for Winthrop man in 2013 Clarkson lacrosse-player attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Winthrop man involved in the August 2013 attack on a Clarkson University lacrosse player was sent to jail Monday. Dakota J. Vallance, 20, of 399 Buckton Road, was sentenced to 180 days in St. Lawrence County jail and four years of probation after his Jan. 31 guilty plea to the violent felony of second-degree criminal assault.

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  12. Massena PD Public Record: P.M. EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police charged Chad M. McGregor, 35, of 19 Washington St., Massena, with second-degree criminal trespass at 4:29 p.m. Tuesday. He allegedly entered the McCall medical offices at 154 Main St. without permission Sunday morning.

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  13. February jobless rates lower in NNY than in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    February unemployment rates decreased from February 2014 rates in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor, but jobless rates in the three counties remain among the highest statewide. Jefferson County had a jobless rate of 8.7 percent in February, down from 9.9 percent in February 2014.

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  14. $10,000 up for grabs at St. Lawrence County NYSARC fundraiser in CantonRead the original story

    Tuesday | North Country Now

    The drawing will be held Saturday, June 6, at 3 p.m. at the Village Green on Main Street in Canton.

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  15. Hogansburg man charged with shoplifting at Bon TonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Massena-based state police charged Windell R. King Jr., 33, of 529 Route 37, Hogansburg, with petit larceny Tuesday morning following an investigation into an alleged shoplifting incident that occurred at 1:22 p.m. Monday at the Bon Ton store at the St. Lawrence Centre mall. Mr. King and a co-defendant allegedly left the store without paying for a cart full of merchandise, including a king size comforter bedding set valued at $340.

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  16. Hammond woman charged with DWI following property-damage accident, deputies sayRead the original story

    Tuesday | North Country Now

    A Hammond woman was charged with driving while intoxicated following a property-damage accident Monday on Lake Street, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Nancy T. Measheaw, 64, was charged with DWI, failure to keep right and failure to reduce speed/special hazard, officers said.

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  17. Contractor says VA clinic will seek help to alleviate parking concernsRead the original story

    Monday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The contractor working with representatives of the firm awarded the new contract for a veteran's clinic in Massena says they are seeking help from neighbors to alleviate a lack of parking spaces at the site. Heritage Homes Vice President Jon Maginn appeared before the village's Planning Board this week to update them on the steps being taken to address the parking concerns.

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  18. Teen died due to smoke in fire FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence County Coroner June H. Wood that 15-year-old Jasmine L. Pankey died from asphyxiation due to smoke inhalation, Ms. Wood said Monday.

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  19. Thomas McGowan, suspended Potsdam teacher, enters not-guilty plea on sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Watertown Daily Times

    Thomas P. McGowan, 32, of 39 Reynolds Road, Potsdam, is charged with two counts of felony second-degree rape and 13 counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a misdemeanor. The charges stem from a Sept.

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  20. Massena man picked up on Family Court warrant, spends weekend in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department deputies picked up Stacey J. Laporte Jr., 24, of Massena Saturday morning on a warrant signed by St. Lawrence County Family Court Judge Cecily L. Morris. The warrant alleged Mr. Laporte had failed to appear in court as directed on Feb. 23 for a child support enforcement proceeding.

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