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Ogdensburg police investigate ‘suspicious’ fire at old cheese plant

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - The Ogdensburg Police Department is now investigating Monday’s fire at a former cheese plant in the city. Officials said Tuesday the cause of the blaze is suspicious. “So next steps are, we are going to be doing neighborhood canvases, checking for any video surveillance...
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State Police arrest two teens after $10,000 damages to church

New York State Police have announced the arrests of two individuals in connection with a church vandalism case in the North Country. On June 5, 2022, New York State Police responded to the Dailey Ridge Presbyterian Church on Elliot Road in Potsdam for a criminal mischief complaint. The interior of...
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Union: Ogdensburg hospital never properly trained workers targeted for layoffs

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - The union representing 41 employees being laid off in Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s billing center says don’t blame the workers. The Ogdensburg hospital announced the job cuts Monday, saying 2 years’ worth of billing deficiencies have seriously undermined the hospital’s financial position.

Ogdensburg appoints acting fire chief

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - The city of Ogdensburg has appointed an acting fire chief. He’s Kenneth Stull, who most recently served as assistant fire chief. A news release from the city said his appointment went into effect on June 20 and that a nationwide search to find a permanent fire chief will soon begin.

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...

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....

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.

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.

SUNY Canton expanding pet-friendly housing to now include dogs

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, NY — SUNY Canton is making it easier for students to bring a part of the family to school with them by expanding its pet-friendly housing. Starting this fall, the college is launching a dog-friendly housing option for students, the university announced. The program is building...

SUNY Canton to expand pet-friendly housing to include canine companions

SUNY Canton will make it easier for students to bring a piece of home with them this fall by launching a dog-friendly housing option. The program builds upon the popularity of the college’s long-running pet-friendly residence hall, called the Pet Wing, which started in 1997. The Pet Wing, located in Mohawk Hall, allows small animals, such as cats, rabbits, fish, and hamsters. Now, companion canines will be welcome to reside with their owners in a designated area across campus in Rushton Hall.

Take 5 ticket worth over $38K sold in Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (WWTI) — The New York Lottery announced that one top-prize winning ticket was sold in Gouverneur for the June 9 evening drawing. According to the NY Lottery, the ticket was worth $38,699 and was sold at the Stewarts Shops located at 242 East Main Street in Gouverneur. The winning numbers of the ticket were 2-19-23-30-31.