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Canton man allegedly swung knife, damaged police car

CANTON, New York (WWNY) - A 25-year-old Canton man is accused of swinging a large knife at St. Lawrence University security officials and damaging a village police car. Police arrested Nathanial Griffin on Monday on a number of charges, including menacing, criminal mischief and drug possession. According to officials, Griffin...
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Scammers posing as Ogdensburg officials, targeting personal information

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WWTI) — Residents in the City of Ogdensburg are being warned of a new scam circulating the area. According to Ogdensburg city officials, a resident recently reported that they received a telephone call from an individual posing as an Ogdensburg representative. The caller advised the resident that...
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Ogdensburg DMV not processing transactions

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WWTI) — DMV customers in Ogdensburg will have to wait to have their transactions processed. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed that the Ogdensburg DMV located in St. Lawrence County is currently unable to process transactions for customers. This announcement was made on Tuesday,...

Fugitive wanted for Disney World bomb threat found in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WWTI) – A wanted fugitive was found in Ogdensburg on May 16. On May 16, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, officers at the Ogdensburg Port of Entry arrested a 22-year-old Mathew Carney from Canada who had an outstanding felony warrant out of Florida. According to CBP, Carney...

New airline flying from Ogdensburg to Philadelphia

TOWN OF OSWEGATCHIE, New York (WWNY) - There’s something new on the tarmac at Ogdensburg International Airport. A new airline will get you to a new destination, but it’s the same service you can get out of Watertown. “This is going to provide access for people in Ogdensburg...

June 12: Chicken BBQ at St. Mary’s in Canton

The Annual Chicken BBQ is back at St. Mary’s in Canton on June 12 from 10:30am-1pm. Drive thru at the corner of Court Street and Powers Street. Lunch includes half chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, coleslaw and a dinner roll. First come, first served. Sponsored by the Knights of...
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Learn how to build a community garden at Ogdensburg's story walk

If you’re looking for a fresh idea for how to spend time outside with your kids, head over to the Ogdensburg Public Library. The staff just set up their latest “story walk” at the library’s park. Monica SandreczkiLearn how to build a community garden at Ogdensburg's...

Pony rides in Canton

Lizzy Cryderman, Ogdensburg, enjoyed a pony ride on Snickers at Honey Dew Acres Derby Days in Canton on Saturday, May 7, with her Papa and Gigi (Patti and Tim Cryderman of Lisbon). Photo submitted by Patti Cryderman.

Contour Airlines Adds Three New EAS Cities Vacated By SkyWest

The U.S. Essential Air Service has seen some strain recently as three airlines — the most recent carrier being Cape Air — requested to terminate at least two of their contracts before they were due to expire. As a result, the government has been forced to look for...

Imogene (Imy) Wager, 100, of Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - Imogene (Imy) Wager of Canton Street, Ogdensburg, passed away on Wednesday May 4, 2022, at age 100. A lifelong resident of Ogdensburg, Imogene Wolfe was born in the city on July 18, 1921, daughter of Maizie Taylor and Arthur Wolfe. Imogene graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy, spent a year studying at Murray State in Kentucky and ultimately received a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and Retail Marketing from Syracuse University.

It’s all about family for owners of new Hermon eatery

HERMON, New York (WWNY) - There’s a new business in Hermon and for one of the owners, it’s an idea that’s always been a lifelong dream. On the quiet streets of Hermon, a new eatery is open. It’s called MAC’s and the name fits right into the...

Bags 20-pound turkey in Lisbon

Brady Eggleston, 13, of Heuvelton shot this 20-pound tom turkey on day two of the youth hunt in the Town of Lisbon. Brady was accompanied by his Dad. Photo submitted by James Brady.

Fishing for walleye in Ogdensburg

Rachel LaFlair, of Ogdensburg, fishes for walleye on opening day, May 1, on the St. Lawrence River near the Dobisky Visitors Center, Ogdensburg. “We’re finally on the boat,” said Rachel, who holds the fish caught by her husband, Ritchie LaFlair. NCNow photo.

Gouverneur Farmers Market Manager steps down

After nine years of dedicated service, Gouverneur Farmers Market Manager Linda E. Brown of Richville is stepping down for her position due to health problems,. “Thanks to all of the people that have helped me and the weekly market vendors and people visiting the market,” Mrs. Brown said in an interview with the Gouverneur Tribune Press. “I’ll still be around the market to visit.”

Boldt Castle reopening tours May 7

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. (WWTI) — The North Country’s iconic Boldt Castle will reopen to visitors early next month. Boldt Castle has confirmed that it will reopen for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 7 for tours and private visits. This internationally-known destination is located on Heart Island on the St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, New York.