Waddington, NY

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...
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Diocese of Ogdensburg celebrates 150 years with mass of thanksgiving

OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ogdensburg was the place to be Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg. Residents of the diocese came together as the church held a eucharistic celebration of thanksgiving. The event brought back many past...
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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...

Siting board denies St. Lawrence County solar farm application

ALBANY, New York (WWNY) - A state siting board has rejected plans for a 180-megawatt solar farm in St. Lawrence County. The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment denied approval to North Side Energy Center, LLC to build and operate a 180-megawatt solar farm in the towns of Brasher, Massena, and Norfolk.

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.

Summer fun at the Massena Beach

Cobie Cree, a Boys and Girls Club of Akwesasne staff member, plays at the Massena Town Beach recently with one of the 100 members of the B & G Club who participate in the summer program. The club participants visit the beach on Thursday each week in the summer program. NCNow photo.

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.

2022 Tackle Warehouse TITLE Roster Set

The final event of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Presented by Fuel Me season, the Tackle Warehouse TITLE Presented by Mercury, features the top 48 pros in the standings, plus last year’s TITLE champ and the Angler of the Year. They’ll all compete on the St. Lawrence River out of Massena, New York, for a guaranteed check and a $200,000 top prize. The tournament will take place with a hybrid format featuring five-bass limits as well as rounds and zeroed weights.
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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.

Morristown, NY USA

We’re camping at Jacques Cartier State park. After our first nite we had to move to a different site. It was hung on the back of the bush, next to theSt. Lawrence River. It was such a nice surprise and made our day. May God bless the person who left it for us. You made our day!

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.

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.

Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club visits Massena beach

Among the 100 members of the Boys and Girls Club of Akwesasne were several members playing ball at the Massena Town Beach Thursday, June 28. The club participants visit the beach on Thursday each week in the summer program. NCNow photo.

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.

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.