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  • Attorney for Christian Fellowship Center claims settlement close with village of Canton April 19, 2019
    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 […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Lewis County left in broadband lurch: Mohawk Networks pulls out, project “not feasible” April 19, 2019
    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 […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Toll to go up slightly on Ogdensburg-Prescott bridge April 19, 2019
    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 […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Two members of public cut off from making comments at Massena Town Council meeting April 19, 2019
    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 […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Wednesday night fire destroys Louisville riverfront home April 19, 2019
    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 […]
    Watertown Daily Times

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  • NYC issues summonses to 3 parents over measles vaccine April 19, 2019
    NEW YORK (AP) New York City has issued summonses to three people for flouting an emergency order to vaccinate their children for measles.
  • This weekend in the Adirondacks, 4/19/19 April 19, 2019
    In the Southern Adirondacks, and Lake George and Champlain Valleys, there is little or no snow remaining. The sugaring season has ended, and the loons are returning, and boats are being launched.
  • Former Chateaugay prison sells to company based in Brooklyn April 19, 2019
    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.
  • Cobb is challenging Stefanik again in NY21. Here's a preview. April 19, 2019
    It’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 Country’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.
  • Without warrant, courthouses off-limits for ICE arrests April 19, 2019
    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.

RSS Historical Features

  • Two new books explore the past and future of Native Americans in our region April 19, 2019
    (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]
  • New exhibit chronicles New Yorkers in Korean, Vietnam wars March 29, 2019
    (Mar 29, 2019) SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) The New York State Military Museum is set to formally open a new exhibit on the Korean and Vietnam wars. [full story]
  • Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict February 21, 2019
    (Feb 21, 2019) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A bottle of ale from a 133-year-old shipwreck has uncorked conflict between craft brewers in New York state. [full story]
  • Colton artist Robert Selby uses doors as metaphors for racial barriers February 20, 2019
    (Feb 20, 2019) A painting by a Colton artist is part of a national traveling exhibition mounted by the Norman Rockwell Museum entitled “Reimagining the Four Freedoms.� 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]
  • All In: The map is not the territory, but it does lead to the treasure February 16, 2019
    (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 - […]