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Canton woman charged with endangering the welfare of a child

CANTON, N.Y. (WWTI) — A woman from Canton is facing charges after allegedly being involved in a domestic dispute on June 26. According to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, deputies investigated a report of a domestic incident on the North Woods Road in the town of Canton on Saturday. The investigation revealed that 36-year-old Sara N. Carter had allegedly shoved an individual during the argument in the presence of a child.
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Fire interrupts primary voting at election site

TOWN OF CHAMPION, New York (WWNY) - Flames broke out at a town of Champion fire station Tuesday afternoon, forcing the polling place there to move its Primary Day voting. According to the West Carthage Fire Department, an electrical problem touched off a blaze in the ceiling of its 2nd fire station shortly after noon.
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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...

Ogdensburg woman charged with criminal possession of drugs

OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. (WWTI) — A woman from Ogdensburg is facing felony charges after she was stopped in St. Lawrence County. According to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, they conducted a vehicle stop on State Highway 37 in the Town of Oswegatchie on June 24. During the stop, 41-year-old Sommer L. Miller was allegedly found in possession of approximately four ounces of methamphetamine.

Motorcycle crash sends 2 to hospitals

TOWN OF HERMON, New York (WWNY) - A motorcycle crash in St. Lawrence County sent two people to the hospital over the weekend. It happened shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday on East DeKalb Road in the town of Hermon. Troopers said the driver of the motorcycle, 39-year-old Darren Caldwell of...

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 .

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...

Protests, travelers take aim at West Carthage inn

WEST CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - A New Hampshire couple that booked a Memorial Day weekend trip to the Pleasant Night Inn is hoping their vacation is one they won’t have to remember. Pat Collins and her husband stayed at the West Carthage motel, booking their stay through a...

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.
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Check out the Northern Light Community Garden in Canton!

This time of year, many of us are getting our gardens planted. The growing season has just begun. Around our region, you’ll find backyard gardens, CSA gardens, flower gardens and community gardens. So, Todd Moe and Monica Sandreczki, co-hosts of NCPR's morning news show, Northern Light, just started their own garden plot.

SUNY Canton opens dog-friendly housing option

CANTON, N.Y. (WWTI) — More canine companions may be on the SUNY Canton campus this fall. SUNY Campus announced on June 9 that it has launched a dog-friendly housing option for students, expanding on its already-existing pet-friendly residence hall called the “Pet Wing” which is located in Mohawk Hall.