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  • Albany firefighters land contract with raises through 2022

    Albany firefighters land contract with raises through 2022 ALBANY – The Albany Firefighters union is the first of 12 unions in the capital city to secure a contract through 2022. The Albany Common Council approved transferring $131,444 from the fire department’s hospital and medical insurance retiree budget line to…

  • Is this dress code racist? Facebook post ignites a debate

    Is this dress code racist? Facebook post ignites a debate The dress code at Murphy's Law prohibits do-rags, white tees, ripped jeans, camo, Timberland boots and more. Other bars and clubs have similar policies.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Is this dress code racist? Facebook…

  • Former Kodak Hawkeye Plant nears sale, approved for tax credits

    Former Kodak Hawkeye Plant nears sale, approved for tax credits A Queens-based real estate investment firm is close to purchasing the former Kodak plant and a three-phase project is expected to cost $55.7 million.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Former Kodak Hawkeye Plant nears sale,…

  • Bills stay in house to shore up depleted secondary hit by Davis' retirement, injuries

    Bills stay in house to shore up depleted secondary hit by Davis' retirement, injuries With powerful Vikings up next, Bills promote Ryan Lewis to 53-man roster in wake of Vontae Davis' departure and injuries to Phillip Gaines, Taron Johnson            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Bills…

  • Norfolk woman charged with narcotics possession

    Norfolk woman charged with narcotics possession MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 7 charged Terri L. McGregor, 30, of 94 Grantville Road, Norfolk, with three counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was also cited with failure to stop at a stop sign. Police charge…

  • Russian woman sentenced for commiting marriage fraud

    Russian woman sentenced for commiting marriage fraud ALBANY – A Russian woman living in Schenectady was sentenced to two years of probation and 50 hours of community service for paying a man to marry her so that she could gain legal immigration status, the U.S. attorney office said. Source:…

  • Potsdam woman charged with possessing controlled substance, endangering

    Potsdam woman charged with possessing controlled substance, endangering MASSENA — Renaissance A. Wakefield, 35, Potsdam, was charged Sept. 7 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, village police said. She was also cited with reckless driving and leaving the…

  • Norfolk man charged with choking another person in domestic dispute

    Norfolk man charged with choking another person in domestic dispute NORFOLK — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 11 charged Ronald J. Joubert, 26, of 183 Willard Road, with misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing.Deputies charge on Sept. 11 at his residence, Mr. Willard was involved in a domestic…

  • Hermon man jailed for allegedly not returning girlfriend’s car

    Hermon man jailed for allegedly not returning girlfriend’s car HERMON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 14 charged Carl W. Smith, 35, of 22 Church St., with misdemeanor unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.Deputies charge on June 20 at 107 Church St. Mr. Smith refused to return…