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St. Lawrence County man accused of hitting Amish buggy, leaving the scene

STOCKHOLM, N.Y. (WWTI) — A man from Winthrop is facing charges after allegedly fleeing the scene after hitting an Amish horse-drawn buggy in St. Lawrence County. According to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, deputies investigated a personal injury accident in the town of Stockholm on June 23. During the course of the investigation, deputies discovered that 56-year-old Wayne S. Arquiett from Winthrop had struck an Amish horse-drawn buggy in the rear which caused two of the occupants to be ejected.
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Man accused leaving scene after crash with buggy

STOCKHOLM, New York (WWNY) - A Winthrop man is accused of leaving the scene after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into the rear of an Amish buggy in the town of Stockholm Thursday. St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies say two people were ejected after 56-year-old Wayne Arquiett hit the rear...
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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe holding food distribution

AKWESASNE, N.Y. (WWTI) — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will be hosting an emergency food distribution on June 30. The food giveaway will take place at the former IGA Building located at 850 State Route 37. According to the Tribe, the distribution was made possible through assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Massena Ladies Auxiliary awards scholarship to Jenna LaPage

The Massena Ladies Auxiliary 4 awards $1,000 to Jenna LaPage, a "Lifted out of Poverty" (LOOP) student from Massena Central School. LaPage is the first student previously in the LOOP Program the Auxiliary is assisting in continuing education after high school for students previously in the LOOP Program. She plans to attend Hawaii Pacific University this fall, where her major will be Psychology. From left, 2nd Vice and LOOP Mentor Julie Pratti, Jenna LaPage, and Sandi Cockayne, President. Photo submitted by Chaplin Valerie Harrington.

Crews making repairs to washed-out road and culvert

TOWN OF HOPKINTON, New York (WWNY) - A state highway in St. Lawrence County is closed to traffic after rain washed away part of it and a culvert. Crews worked Friday on part of Route 458 in the town of Hopkinton to make sure it’s secure enough for people to drive on.

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe resumes community partnership fund

AKWESASNE (WWTI) — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is officially resuming its Community Partnership Fund. Supporting by gaming revenue from the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort, the Community Partnership Fund provides financial assistance to promote community physical, mental and spiritual health, wellness and Mohawk culture education. The fund supports tribal...

A scenic ride on Vermontville’s Norman Ridge

Plenty of options for road biking along the backside of Whiteface. Art galleries are acknowledged sources of home decor, but they are underappreciated as sources for outdoor-adventure ideas. When you think about it though, it only makes sense that local artists are going to know all the area’s best vistas.

Flowers bring added beauty to downtown Malone

MALONE – Citizen Advocates–in collaboration with the Village of Malone and the Chamber of Commerce–recently planted flowers from its HHOTT House Garden Center in Saranac Lake at five spots along the north side of Main St. in downtown Malone. Planting the flowers were staff from the agency’s Day Habilitation Program along with individuals supported through the program.

Cool dip in the St. Lawrence

Molly the English bulldog goes swimming in the St. Lawrence River at Barnhart in Robert Moses State Park in Massena. Photo submitted by Melissa Love from Massena.

Township 7 Brewing Company to host live event

DICKINSON CENTER — For the sixth consecutive season, a series of live story events is returning to the North Country, with the season’s first event planned for the Route 11B brewery, Township 7. The Adirondack Center for Writing and North Country Public Radio are teaming up to host...

Kids fishing derby returns to Malone after two-year break

MALONE — After two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malone Fish and Game Club’s kids fishing derby returned to the pond on College Avenue Saturday. The village’s free youth fishing derby got its start in the early 1970s. “It’s been around a long time,”...

DefCon Fitness holds soft opening

MALONE — DefCon Fitness, 438 E. Main St., held a soft opening Thursday morning. In the heart of downtown Malone, the fitness is center is in the former Ashley Furniture Homestore on the corner of East Main and Catherine streets. Owners Sasha Lazore and Bradley Mulverhill are waiting for more exercise equipment to arrive before announcing a grand opening.

New bar planned for former Fat Jake’s building on East Main Street

MALONE — New owners have purchased the former Fat Jake’s on East Main Street and are hoping to open Shooters Lounge by the end of the summer. Andrea Wagner said she and her husband, Andrew Wagner, of Shooters Lounge LLC, are looking to open a bar with pool tables and dart boards.

New fitness center to open in downtown malone

MALONE — A new fitness center is about to open its doors in Malone. The physical fitness center, DefCon Fitness, plans to open towards the end of the month. The business is waiting on more exercise equipment and machines to be delivered. The center is located at the former...

Bear spotted in Norwood

This bear was spotted on Eel Pond Road in Norwood May 13. Photo submitted by Traci Moulton of Norwood.

Hunters take turkeys in Stockholm

Joel Moulton (left) and Mark Tomford (right), both had a successful hunt the morning of May 3 and harvested turkeys in Stockholm. (Photo submitted by Kathy Moulton)