Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Tsunami warning canceled after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska; advisory still in place

    Tsunami warning canceled after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska; advisory still in place The quake struck about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak Island.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Tsunami warning canceled after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska; advisory still in place

  • Sgt. Henry Johnson's 'Harlem Hellfightrers' to be honored at Albany exhibit

    Sgt. Henry Johnson's 'Harlem Hellfightrers' to be honored at Albany exhibit ALBANY (AP) — The “Harlem Hellfighters” of World War I, the unit that included Albany war hero Sgt. Henry Johson, are being honored at the state Capitol complex. An exhibition dedicated to the soldiers of the African-American 369th…

  • Serial stowaway arrested again at Chicago’s O’Hare airport

    Serial stowaway arrested again at Chicago’s O’Hare airport CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn’t have a ticket. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi…

  • Flooding eyed as heavy rain, thunder move into Albany area

    Flooding eyed as heavy rain, thunder move into Albany area COLONIE – A flood watch is in place in the Capital Region and the rest of eastern upstate New York as meteorologists try to determine if heavy rains expected on Tuesday will cause flooding on rivers and streams. Rising…

  • Tsunami warning issued for U.S. west coast after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska

    Tsunami warning issued for U.S. west coast after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska The quake struck 157 miles southeast of Chiniak at a depth of 6 miles.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Tsunami warning issued for U.S. west coast after magnitude 7.9 earthquake off Alaska

  • Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning

    Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.…

  • Constableville barn destroyed in early morning fire

    Constableville barn destroyed in early morning fire CONSTABLEVILLE — A Constableville dairy barn was destroyed and an unspecified number of livestock inside were killed during a fire early Monday morning.Lewis County emergency officials said in a news release that the fire at 2641 West Road was first seen by…

  • Ogdensburg Growth Fund continuing to help businesses in 2018

    Ogdensburg Growth Fund continuing to help businesses in 2018 OGDENSBURG — The administrator of the Ogdensburg Growth Fund is looking to use 2018 as a year to reinvigorate the organization’s decades-old role of helping nurture new and existing businesses in the city.The quasi-governmental agency’s mission is to enhance the…

  • Public Information Session On. Rt. 11 Set Jan. 30

    Public Information Session On. Rt. 11 Set Jan. 30 CANTON — The New York State Department of Transportation is seeking public input on ways to improve traffic conditions on an 11-mile stretch of Route 11 between Canton and Potsdam.A public information meeting has been scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 30, to…

  • North Ridge Wind Farm no longer plans to have turbines in Parishville

    North Ridge Wind Farm no longer plans to have turbines in Parishville PARISHVILLE — The North Ridge Wind Energy Project, originally proposed as a 40 turbine project covering Hopkinton and Parishville, has been reduced to just 27 turbines in Hopkinton, according to documents filed by Avangrid Renewables, the company…