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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...
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Clinical trials being offered through St. Lawrence Health

POTSDAM, N.Y. (WWTI) — St. Lawrence Health is reminding residents of clinical trials that are taking place in the North Country in honor of Clinical Trials Day on May 20. The purpose of the day is to recognize those who conduct and participate in clinical trials, including St. Lawrence Health. The day also affords the opportunity to share education and awareness about research and the countless medical advances that have been made as a direct result of clinical trials, according to SLH Clinical and Rural Health Research Director Carly Lovelett, CCRP. She also stressed the importance of offering clinical services to residents.
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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...

Send It To 7 Pics of the Week: dancers, wild critters & beloved pets

(WWNY) - We had so many Send It To 7 pics for National Pet Month – plus the usual wildlife. Before we get to them, though, Rhonda’s Footeworks Dance Studio shared pics of dancers enjoying a pep rally before their upcoming competition. Good luck, girls, and thanks for sharing!

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...

Clarkson University Students Work with NY State Police to Test Dog Seat Belts

A group of Clarkson University Engineering Students recently traveled to the New York State Police Troop B Barracks in Ray Brook, NY to conduct a dog seat belt safety test. As a part of Dr. Carl Hoover’s Experimental Methods in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering class; Abigail Jacunski ‘23, Kristina Franklin ‘23, and Hannah Orton ‘23 were tasked with planning their own experiment, executing it and assessing the results. “It’s an opportunity for them to dig in deep on a hands-on project of their own choosing,” said Dr. Hoover.

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.

Scoops in Potsdam preparing to reopen

Scoops ice cream stand in Potsdam, a favorite destination since the 1970s at 22 Main St. Potsdam is planning to re-open for the season Wednesday May 4th. “This year we are switching back to Perry’s ice cream, a North Country favorite,” says Duane Pelkey, who co-owns the business with his wife, Laurean. “We hope to add a few new things that we expect folks to like along with our regular specialty sundaes and treats. The Pelkeys, who also own the year-round Yum Yum's Chilly Delight frozen yogurt and ice cream store two doors down, have owned Scoops since early 2019. (Submitted Photo)

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.

Clarkson to Again Offer Equine Studies Summer Courses

This summer Clarkson University will once again offer online equestrian college courses. The three three-credit-hour courses will be offered and taught by Prof. Piper Klemm, Ph.D., publisher of The Plaid Horse. The courses offered are BEA 110: Business and Bias in the Equestrian Industry, BEA 114: English Riding: History, Culture,...