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St. Lawrence County hit-and-run leads to DWI arrest

HERMON, N.Y. (WWTI) — New York State Police have released details regarding a hit-and-run investigation in St. Lawrence County. According to NYSP, on August 8, a victim’s vehicle was struck by a 2021 Dodge Ram operated by 21-year-old Payton Smith of Redwood. State Police said that Smith was...
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St. Lawrence International Jr. Carp Tournament winners

The St. Lawrence International Jr. Carp Tournament first place team, 'One on Baits' is pictured above. Front row holding a massive carp is Tanner Smith. Back row standing are coach Shawn Rafter, Cameron Fuller, Gavin Thompson, and Joey Green. For more on the tournament that was held this past weekend, click here. Photo submitted.
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Historic cemetery archway in need of public’s help

TOWN NORFORK, New York (WWNY) - Hale Cemetery in the town of Norfolk has an arch entrance that’s in need of repairs. The cemetery’s association is turning to the public for help to save it. The cemetery has been a part of the community for more than 150...

Man accused of DWI following hit-&-run crash

HERMON, New York (WWNY) - A Redwood man has been charged following an alleged hit-and-run crash in the town of Hermon. State police say 21-year-old Payton Smith was traveling on County Route 20 when he allegedly sideswiped the victim’s vehicle and fled the scene. Smith was charged with driving...

New York regulators reject North Country solar farm plan

New York regulators on Tuesday rejected a proposed 180-megawatt solar farm project in the state's North Country region as efforts to transition to more renewable forms of energy clash with conservation concerns. The state's environmental and electric generation siting board turned down approval for the project, planned for the towns...

Tai Chi classes in Canton

Free North Country Tai Chi classes with Master Sean Boutin are being offered every week in Canton and Potsdam during August from noon -1 p.m. Here, participants are at Canton Village Park during Friday’s class. Classes are also offered in Potsdam on Saturdays at Ives Park. NCNow photo.

Norwood Paddle Poker Run

Close to 100 paddlers turned out for Norwood Association’s 6th annual Paddle Poker Run Aug. 7 at Norwood Beach. The Norwood Brass Band entertained the paddlers on the two-mile route. Proceeds will help to purchase a water wheelchair this year, said Norwood Beach Director Michelle Garrow. Last year proceeds helped local families with children who had cancer. NCNow photo.
North Country Public Radio

We asked where you get your ice cream fix. Behold, NCPR's North Country Ice Cream Map!

Amy FeiereiselWe asked where you get your ice cream fix. Behold, NCPR's North Country Ice Cream Map!. Last week we asked NCPR listeners to share their favorite places to get ice cream and other sweet treats around the region. Lots of you responded, and the results are in! We got 47 total ice cream recommendations (and lots of repeats), from all over the North Country, from the Pied Piper in Old Forge to Mary’s Dairy in Lowville, The Scoop in Clayton to Harrigan’s Ice Cream in Morrisonville.

First walleye in Ogdensburg

Jackson Jacques, 8 of San Diego, Calif., while visiting his grandparents, Phillip and Paula Jacques of Ogdensburg, caught his first walleye fishing on the St. Lawrence River with his dad, Phillip Jacques, and friend Bart Cutwa. Photo taken by Phillip Jacques.

4-H Showmanship competitor

Adeline Chester, Madrid, competed in the 4-H Showmanship competition with her C & M Dairy Farm calf, Blue. NCNow Photo by Cheryl Shumway.

Pet groomers in parade

State Street Grooming, a full service pet grooming facility in Heuvelton, took part in the Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival Parade on July 30. Pictured above from State Street Grooming are Chelsea Hackett with her dog Dually and Bree Koerick. NCNow Photo by Sean McNamara.

Children’s Pet Show in Canton

Stella Woodruff cuddles with her dog, Phoenix, at the Canton Free Library’s Children’s Pet Show July 28. Stella says Phoenix is funny and does everything she asks him to do. For more photos and story, click here. NCNow photo.

Lining up for the Seaway Parade

Ford Street was lined with people Saturday for the Ogdensburg International Seaway parade. The parade lasted nearly two hours and was preceded by a lengthy fireworks display Friday night. Above a unicyclist makes his way down the route. Photo by Greg Locke, courtesy of Ogdensburg History Group.

Silver Leaf Diner

We are a family run diner serving homemade meals daily, along with homemade pies, doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, biscuits & dinner rolls. If you are looking for some old fashioned home cooking, stop on into the Silver Leaf Diner!!. 3231 US-11 De Kalb Junction, NY 13630. 315-347-1058. Open 7 days a...

First fishing tourney in Ogdensburg

Aarien Sheridan is pictured above smiling with his prize with his father Dustin Sheridan after enjoying his very first fishing derby in Ogdensburg. ‘Thank you to the Ogdensburg Fire Department for putting on an amazing event,’ said Brittany Remo, who submitted the photo.

Ogdensburg Seaway Festival underway

Lindsey Regan, owner of The Lemon-Drop, makes fresh lemonade at the Wine, Craft and Farmstand Show at Ogdensburg Seaway Festival July 23. For a schedule of festival events through June 30, click here. NCNow photo.

Penguin waddlers in Ogdensburg

Genner Gagnon, left, and Jayce Yerdon race in the balloon penguin waddle race, part of the Kids’ Races sponsored by Ogdensburg Fire Fighters Local 1799 at Ogdensburg Seaway Festival July 23. Genner won first place and Jayce won second place for their age group. For more festival photos and schedule of events click here. NCNow photo.

Jumping rocks in Potsdam

Ashton Hill, in front, with several other boys in a science camp at North Country Children’s Museum recently spent their lunch break jumping large rocks recently added to Garner Park, Potsdam. NCNow photo.