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Recent St. Lawrence County grand jury activity

CANTON — The following grand jury indictments were handed up Thursday in St. Lawrence County Court:. Jordan M. Hooper, 28, of Ogdensburg, is charged with second-degree assault and attempted second-degree intimidating a victim or witness, both felonies, as well as criminal obstruction of breathing and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child, misdemeanors.
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Mountainfest concert, fireworks returning September 1

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) — Mountainfest will be returning to Fort Drum from August 27 to September 2. The annual event will feature games, activities, military demonstrations, food, a car show, fireworks, and entertainment. The event will begin August 27 with the Memorial to Monument Run, with the following days...
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Doordash expands to restaurants on Fort Drum

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) — Chain restaurants on Fort Drum will now be able for DoorDash. Beginning July 28 those on Fort Drum who would like their food delivered from restaurants on post can do so through DoorDash. This is exclusive for Fort Drum residents. Partnering restaurants will include Subway,...

Fort Drum’s student chef team cooks up confidence for national competition

FORT DRUM, N.Y. — Fort Drum’s student chef team has been working hard to train for their upcoming national competition. The team consists of five culinary specialists from across the 10th Mountain Division. This group has been preparing since the beginning of May to compete at the American Culinary Federation National Competition in Orlando, Florida from August 2 to August 5.

New store/eatery to open in North Country

LYONS FALLS — The public is invited to the grand opening of Deep Roots Market & Bistro, 3950 Route 12, on Wednesday, July 28, at 8 a.m., for an introduction to a new food experience in Lewis County. The new Market and Bistro will specialize in authentic North Country prepared...

Thousand Islands Land Trust to explain St. Lawrence River ecosystems at upcoming day camp

WELLESLEY ISLAND, N.Y. (WWTI) — At an upcoming day camp, children will explore the relationship between land in the North Country and the waters of the St. Lawrence River. The Thousand Islands Land Trust and its partners are set to host its annual TILTKid’s Day Camp on August 6. Participating children and their parents, guardians and even grandparents will learn about healthy ecosystems while adventuring around Thousand Island Park on Wellesley Island.

Shooting Traps for Volunteer Transportation Center trips

CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - The 9th annual Shootin’ Traps for Trips event was back raising money for the Volunteer Transportation Center!. The Carthage Rod and Gun Club hosted the 50 Bird Shoot fundraiser. There were several categories for more than 80 shooters to compete in and plenty of prizes....

Poke Burri's sushi doughnuts, pizza and burritos are out of this world!

PHILADELPHIA -- Poke Burri in Philadelphia serves unique sushi dishes in the form of some of your favorite food. The spot opened in Philadelphia in February and has quickly taken social media by storm with its uniquely shaped sushi. On the menu, you can find sushi donuts, ramen, sushi sandwich...

Planning a successful paddle

Tips for making the most of distance trips in the Adirondacks. In early May, Maeghan Farnham and Matt Smith set out to paddle the Oswegatchie Traverse, a classic trip in the northwestern Adirondacks. Due to the time of the year, they had no problems finding a campsite. With high waters,...
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In South Philly, a garden where immigrants grow foods that taste like home

PHILADELPHIA – The joy of the plants that sprout from a patch of South Philadelphia earth is not merely that they remind people of home — they taste like home, too. Many people don’t know the garden is there, in three parcels tucked in and around Eighth and Emily Streets, a short walk off busy Snyder Avenue. Nor do they know all the place means to the gardeners, many of them refugees who were persecuted in Asian homelands.
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Thousand Islands: Thousands of things to do (sponsored)

To say there are thousands of things to do and see in the Thousand Islands isn’t a stretch. There’s so much to see and do, in fact, that it’s hard to know where to begin. The region is a sightseer’s paradise and a destination for those seeking an authentic, outdoor-focused...

Philly's dip daddy has a new line of dips and dippables

PHILADELPHIA -- A trained chef took advantage of the pandemic to create a new line of dips and dippables. The line is a nostalgic nod to Daniel Giorgio's childhood growing up in South Philadelphia, whereas a 12-year-old boy he would sit on the stoop with the ladies on the street and they'd eat dip and gossip.

Snake charmer in Massena

Leianna Haverstock, Russell, holds a large snake with the help of Lena Gilbert, Hermon. “Lena the Lizard Lady” was one of several attractions, along with bands and the Orchestra of Northern New York, at the St. Lawrence Centre Mall’s Independence Day celebrations Saturday. NCNow photo.

Balloon fun at Massena mall

Autumn Baxter, Potsdam, holds a balloon monkey created by Belly Buttons the Clown while at Independence Day celebrations at the St. Lawrence Centre mall Saturday, before bands and fireworks were to end the celebration in the evening. NCNow photo.