Canton, NY

Contour Airlines now offering flights to and from Ogdensburg

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - There’s a new airline in Ogdensburg after SkyWest left the airport in June. Contour Airlines will start running flights from Ogdensburg to Philadelphia. Contour leaders celebrated the new flight service Friday at the airport. Twelve flights will run throughout the week. Ogdensburg officials say...
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'In with the new' in Potsdam

It may not look like it but the new Stewart’s Shop at 26 Maple St., Potsdam, is open for business despite some major construction and demolition cleanup work in progress. The installation of gas pumps has yet to be done. NCNow Photo by Paul Mitchell.
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Ogdensburg seeking bids to raze old cheese plant following fire

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - Ogdensburg is moving forward in getting rid of an abandoned cheese plant, which caught fire earlier this week. thick black smoke could be seen billowing from the plant Monday as a suspicious fire burned inside. The next day crews were bringing down some of the...

Bassmaster Elite Series returning to St. Lawrence River

CLAYTON, N.Y. (WWTI) — The Bassmaster Elite Series is heading back to the St. Lawrence River in July to start their season-ending Northern Swing. The tournament pits 90 of the top bass anglers in the world against big bass and one another as they battle for the coveted championship trophy. The first-place prize is $100,000 and the tournament has a total purse of more than $725,000.

Big Wheel winner in Canton

Ashley Cougler, Canton, gives some last minute advice to her son, Porter, 4, at Thursday night's Big Wheels Races in Canton. Sponsored by the Canton Chamber of Commerce, a large crowd cheered on 20 or so young racers on a beautiful evening in downtown Canton. Porter, the son of John and Ashley Cougler, was the winner in the four-year-old division. NCNow Photo by Paul Mitchell.

Sandstoner Beach open

Potsdam sisters Emma and Elizabeth Towler enjoy swimming together at Sandstoner Park beach recently. The Potsdam village beach is now open daily with lifeguards on duty 10 a.m.-6 p.m. NCNow photo.

Dog day on the river

River enjoyed her first trip on the boat near Waddington, living up to her name which is after the St Lawrence River. Photo Submitted by Taylor Putney.

Beach season in Massena

Lifeguards at the Massena Town Beach watch the many swimmers cooling off in the St Lawrence River on June 26, with temperatures over 90 degrees. The beach is open daily with lifeguards on duty from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. NCNow photo.

Cooling off at Massena Beach

Taylor Capozzi, of Massena, holds her three-month old daughter, Eden Curran, in the water at the Massena Town Beach Sunday with temperatures over 90 degrees. The beach is open daily with lifeguards on duty from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. NCNow photo.

Nation: Dube dominates St. Lawrence with wire-to-wire win

WADDINGTON, N.Y. — After a rocky start, Timothy Dube of Nashua, N.H., regrouped, secured his limit and claimed a wire-to-wire win at the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional at the St. Lawrence River with a three-day total of 62 pounds, 10 ounces. Setting the Day 1 mark with...

Sampling peas in Canton

James Reese, left, hands out peas from his vegetable garden for Connie and Evan Harper, Parishville, to sample at the Canton-area garden tour June 18. The event was a fundraiser for the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild. Photo submitted by the CPH Guild .

Anglers looking for the big catch near Waddington

WADDINGTON, New York (WWNY) - Anglers hit the water early this morning in Waddington. The village is hosting Bassmaster’s B.A.S.S. Nation series. More than 240 amateur anglers representing 12 teams launched from Whittaker Park at 6 a.m. Wednesday. The tournament winner will get to participate in next year’s national...

Living history on the Abbé Piquet Trail

Re-enactor Tim Cryderman, Madrid, plays a frontiersman holding a musket and displaying other items used in the late 1700s during Fort de Presentation’s historic timeline event held at the Abbé Piquet Trail June 18. NCNow photo.

Alpacas live the good life so folks can stay warm

HERMON, New York (WWNY) - “My boy, Pitt, here. Hi buddy! That’s Pitbull. He was born during an evening of a Pitbull concert,” Rock Hollow Farm owner Dayna Lancaster said, introducing her alpacas. “This is Fluff. He’s truly a wimp on the inside. My oldest boy, Alejandro....

Fishing on father's day in Potsdam

Papa Doug fishing with grandchildren Zakary and Margaret Zahler for Father’s Day on the Raquette River in Potsdam. Zakary caught this 20-inch northern pike. Submitted by Cayla McGregor, mom of Zakary and Margaret and daughter of Doug.

Fragrant flowers in Canton

Canton residents Mary Ann Ashley and Evelyn Gavin, smelling the daisies, visit Sue Hayden’s garden June 18. A tour of several private Canton-area gardens was held as a fundraiser for the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild. Photo submitted by the CPH Guild.

Ensuring Adirondacks for all

Camp Dudley is a 19th-century Adirondack camp for boys on the shores of Lake Champlain. The complex of cabins and impressive lodges are tucked on a hillside off state Route 9N on a namesake road. The camp’s motto is “The Other Fellow First.”. Camp Director Matt Storey typically...

Final destination in Ogdensburg

This dark and rainy photograph was taken recently from the office of Lisbon photographer David Zufall. The photo was taken at the Ogdensburg International Airport prior to one of the final few dozen SkyWest flights.