pCANTON — The attorney representing the Canton Christian Fellowship Center said the CFC is close to reaching a lawsuit settlement with the village of Canton in regard to the church using the 25 Court St. building for worship services./pp“We are in settlement discussions with representatives of the Village of Canton and are close to reaching […]
pLOWVILLE — Mohawk Networks has brought Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Broadband for All program in Lewis County to a halt, citing the “financial burden” of constructing the 36 fixed-wireless projects involved./ppAccording to a document provided to county officials by Mohawk Networks, dated March 11, the company cited the Dec. 31 deadline to complete phases 2 and […]
pOGDENSBURG — Tolls to cross the 1.5-mile-long Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge are increasing slightly, a move that has been under consideration since a 2015 Office of the State Comptroller report./ppThe report suggested that tolls for both cars and trucks should increase to bolster the authority’s revenue stream. Current maintenance needs for the international bridge are estimated […]
pMASSENA — Two community members who planned to speak at Wednesday’s Massena Town Council meeting were cut off after Town Supervisor Steven D. O’Shaughnessy felt they went beyond the scope of new public comment guidelines that had been introduced at the meeting./ppRobert Elsner and David Romigh instead took their concerns to the media representatives who […]
pLOUISVILLE — It took a while to get there, but when Louisville volunteer firefighters got to the blaze at 234 River Drive, they “hit it hard.”/ppFire Chief Corey Snyder said crews received the report of the fire and arrived at the scene at about 8 p.m. Wednesday./pp“On arrival there was heavy smoke and flames visible […]
After being on the market for five years, the former Chateaugay prison in Franklin County is in the process of being sold. According to state officials, the 100-acre property will soon belong to a Brooklyn-based company.
Itâ€™s official. Democrat Tedra Cobb from Canton in St. Lawrence County will again challenge Republican incumbent Elise Stefanik, who lives now in Schuylerville in Saratoga County, for the North Countryâ€™s seat in the House of Representatives. This sets up a rematch of the 2018 contest, just last year. Stefanik won by more than 30,000 votes.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials without a judicial warrant may no longer enter New York courthouses in order to observe or arrest immigrants, according to new rules from the Chief Administrative Judge of the New York Unified Court System.
(Apr 19, 2019) In "Rural Indigenousness" Melissa Otis gives a detailed look at the history of Native people in the Adirondacks. And in the novel "Moon of the Crusted Snow," Anishinaabe writer Waubeshig Rice tells a dystopian tale set in a remote northern community. Betsy Kepes talked with Todd Moe about the books. [full story]
(Feb 20, 2019) A painting by a Colton artist is part of a national traveling exhibition mounted by the Norman Rockwell Museum entitled â€œReimagining the Four Freedoms.â€� Robert Selby's "Colored/White," which depicts an African-American baseball player, painted on an old door, was selected as one of the three Best-in-Show pieces in the exhibit. [full story]
(Feb 16, 2019) Maps fascinate me - especially old ones. In junior high, when I discovered the difference between a high school library and a college library, I would spend hours at a microfiche viewer in SUNY Potsdam's Crumb Library, scrolling through ancient atlases. In the World Book Encyclopedia that my dad - briefly - […]