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Construction of new Stewart's underway on Market

The former North Country Oil Change building is now a deep ditch, making way the a new Stewart’s Shop at the corner of Market and Grove Streets in Potsdam. Read more here. Photo Submitted by Bernadette Jenkins.
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Adirondack kayaker rescued by Fort Drum Black Hawk, Apaches

COLTON, N.Y. (WWTI) — A man was rescued after kayaking in the Adirondacks Wednesday night in the Town of Colton. According to the St. Lawrence County Director of Emergency Service Matthew R. Denner, on May 25 at 9:11 p.m., 911 operators received a call from a man in his 40s who said he was exhausted […]
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Papers: baseball bat beater said ‘I have to kill you’

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - Accused baseball bat beater Ryan Joanette told his victim “I have to kill you.”. That’s according to court papers obtained by 7 News Thursday. Joanette, 35, is accused of taking a baseball bat to the woman he was in a relationship with. It...

10th Mountain Division helicopter used to rescue kayaker in distress in NY

10th Mountain Division soldiers from Fort Drum and five Army helicopters were deployed to rescue a kayaker who was in medical distress Wednesday night in St. Lawrence County. St. Lawrence County Emergency Services says it received a 911 call around 8:11 p.m. from a man in his 40s who said he had been kayaking all day on the Raquette River, was exhausted and couldn’t move his legs. While talking to the dispatcher, he started a small fire for warmth.

Peaceful moment at Postwood Park

Mindy Woodruff, Canton, enjoys the peacefulness of Postwood Park, Hannawa Falls, this time of year before the beach opens, she said. Opening of the beach, originally scheduled for May 28, has now been changed to June 4. NCNow photo.

Kayaks and paddleboards available for rent at Sandstoner Park

Trey Smutz, Potsdam Village Recreation Director, displays some of the 30 kayaks and paddleboards available at Sandstoner Park, 43 Pine St., Potsdam. Once the beach opens for summer, boats can be rented through lifeguards at the beach. Prior to beach opening, call the arena to make arrangements for rentals, said Smutz. NCNow photo.

Bear spotted in Norwood

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

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...

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)

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...

Husky ready to strut in Potsdam

Tonya Shannon and her Siberian Husky, Siberian, are among the many participants at the 13th Annual Strut Your Mutt Dog Walk & Craft Show Saturday, May 7, at Potsdam’s Pine Street Arena. The event is one of Potsdam Humane Society's major fundraisers for the year. NCNow photo.

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.