Local Brushton Man Arrested Following Domestic Dispute and Property Damage
Joshua P. Villnave, a 38-year-old man from Brushton, NY, was arrested by State Police on December 4, 2023. He faced charges of criminal contempt 2nd, harassment 2nd, criminal mischief 4th, and endangering the welfare of a child. This arrest was a result of a domestic dispute that took place the day before.
Ag Weekly: Massena developer reveals sweeping vision for agritourism
MASSENA, New York (WWNY) - A 118-acre property runs along State Highway 131 and Donaghue Road overlooking the St. Lawrence River. To most, it looks like treetops. To Percival Cunanan, it looks like opportunity. “I am an entrepreneur,” he said, “and I came here to St. Lawrence County about five...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in massena, NY
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near massena.
‘Could have been catastrophic:’ Lawmakers react to Massena dam breach
MASSENA, New York (WWNY) - Federal and state lawmakers want to learn more about a security breach at the Moses-Saunders Dam near Massena. 7News reported exclusively Monday night that a person illegally entered the United States from Canada by walking across the dam on October 25th. Federal agents apprehended the...
Clarkson begins intensive paramedic training to help bolster area rescue squads
POTSDAM, New York (WWNY) - Tuesday evening at Clarkson Hall in downtown Potsdam, students, faculty, and leaders of the community gathered at an open house for what is the start of Clarkson University’s new paramedic training program. Douglas Wildermuth, who leads the EMS and Experimental Learning Program at the...
New mayor in Potsdam
Potsdam’s new village mayor, Alexandra Jacobs Wilke, left, is sworn in by the outgoing mayor, Ron Tischler at the village board meeting Dec. 4. Standing with the new mayor are her daughters Edith, age 6, and Matilda, age 4. Read more here. Photo submitted.
Chase Mills woman sells handmade placemats
Chase Mills resident Margaret Tiernan holds one of her hundreds of handmade placemats at the recent Norwood American Legion Craft Fair. With her is four-year-old Dahlia Simmons and her grandmother Karen Simmons. NCNow photo.
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Bust and Robbery Suspect Sought in Malone, New York
Malone, New York experienced two incidents this week. The first incident involved a drug bust where four individuals were arrested for the sale of drugs. The police seized cocaine, fentanyl, fake firearms, and a significant amount of cash. In the second incident, the police are searching for a robbery suspect who failed to appear in court. The suspect is believed to be armed and may possess a .22 caliber rifle. He is known to operate a dark-colored all-terrain vehicle.
Handcrafted Christmas card
Addie Croley makes a snowman card for nursing home residents as part of the holiday card making event at Massena’s Nicandri Nature Center. Organized by one of the homeschool parents who regularly come to the center, the card making event was open to the public. It was created as a way to spread holiday cheer to those in area care and rehabilitation homes. A total of 81 cards were created by attendees of all ages. Photo courtesy of Nicandri Nature Center.
Today the gas price is close to $3.47 in Brushton as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Local Moira Resident Arrested Following Domestic Dispute and Restraining Order Violation
Michael J. O’Brien Sr., a 28-year-old from Moira, NY, was arrested by State Police on November 29, 2023. The arrest followed a domestic dispute, during which O’Brien violated a restraining order. He was charged with criminal contempt 2nd and aggravated family offense.
7 News exclusive: Security breach investigated at Moses-Saunders Power Dam
TOWN OF MASSENA, New York (WWNY) - 7 News has learned a person illegally entered the United States from Canada by walking across the Moses-Saunders Power Dam near Massena in late October. The security breach is now under investigation and policies are being reviewed. The dam stretches a half-mile from...
Christmas cookie makers
Massena residents Jordan Arquette, left, and Tayis King enjoy decorating and eating Christmas cookies during Massena Police Activities League’s Holiday Palooza held Dec. 2. Sugar Valley Bakery and Fourth Coast Cafe donated the cookies for the fundraiser. NCNow photo.
Season's first scenic snowfall
The first real snowfall of the season fell overnight, leaving a wintry scene while walking the Munter Trail in Potsdam Monday morning. NCNow photo.
Snow, rain or a mix, depending on where you are
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Snow and mixed precipitation were falling in parts of the north country early Monday morning. Places in northern St. Lawrence County and the higher elevations of Lewis County were getting mainly snow. Other places were getting rain and mixed precipitation. There’s a winter weather advisory...
Jewish Food Festival held in Potsdam
Adam Jaffe sells bread to Louise and John Lisiecki during the 41st annual Jewish Food Festival at Congregation Beth El, Potsdam, Dec. 3. The festival also offered a traditional style Kosher-style restaurant. NCNow photo.
Veterinarian’s license suspended for euthanizing dog by mistake
MASSENA, New York (WWNY) - The state has temporarily suspended the license of a Massena veterinarian for euthanizing a dog by mistake. According to the state Board of Regents, Dr. Wildfredo Perez, owner of Java’s Veterinary Center, agreed to a one-month suspension on November 14. The state said Perez...
Two charged in death of Massena child
Kaitlin S. Cyrus, 23, at left, and Jovannie E. Vega, 24, at right, have both been charged with second-degree manslaughter as a result of the assault that led to the death of a three-year-old child. Read story here. North Country Now photo by Jeff Chudzinski.
Santa spotted in Chase Mills
Titus Noreau, of Chase Mills, visits with Adirondack Santa during the Holiday Book & Bake Sale held Dec. 2 at Norwood Public Library. NCNow photo.
SUNY Potsdam Alert: Early morning classes canceled for Monday, December 4
SUNY Potsdam Alert: Early morning classes canceled for Monday, December 4. Due to inclement weather, all classes that start before 10 a.m. have been canceled at SUNY Potsdam for Monday, December 4. Classes that start at 10 a.m. or later will resume as usual. To check on the status of...