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  • Tackle football makes a comeback in the heart of Texas

    Tackle football makes a comeback in the heart of Texas pMARSHALL, Texas — Two years ago, as fears over head injuries and the long-term consequences of collisions on the field intensified, this small town in the heart of football country took the unlikely step of trying to roll back…

  • Stanley P. Tarboxf

    Stanley P. Tarboxf pPIERREPONT— Arrangements for 60 year old Stanley P. Tarbox, a resident of 432 Butternut Ridge Road, Potsdam, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Colton. Mr. Tarbbox tragically passed away Friday afternoon at his home. A complete obituary will be available. The…

  • First Amazon Locker hits WNY; owners hope to stop package theft over the holidays

    First Amazon Locker hits WNY; owners hope to stop package theft over the holidays BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – ‘Tis the season for online shopping but there are some risks associated with your packages. People are posting surveillance videos of so-called “porch pirates” stealing their packages when they are not home.…

  • Raymond R. “Spike” Anderson

    Raymond R. “Spike” Anderson pRaymond R.” Spike” Anderson, 64, of Dexter, passed December 2, 2016 in Watertown. /ppCalling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, December 5 at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown. /ppThe Watertown Elks Lodge #496 will be holding an Elks Memorial Service Monday,…

  • June M. Peoples

    June M. Peoples pJune M. Peoples, 52, of Pierrepont, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 1, 2016./ppA celebration of June’s life will be held at Gunnison Memorial Chapel on the St. Lawrence University campus on Sunday, December 11th at 1 p.m. /ppJune was born on December 19, 1963…

  • China treads carefully as Trump’s Taiwan call gives jolt to ties

    China treads carefully as Trump’s Taiwan call gives jolt to ties pChina lodged a complaint with the U.S. after President-elect Donald Trump flouted almost four decades of diplomatic protocol by directly speaking with the leader of Taiwan, which Beijing considers a rogue province./ppThe “solemn representation” on Saturday urged U.S.…

  • Four Saratoga stores cited in drinking sting

    Four Saratoga stores cited in drinking sting Employees from four Saratoga County alcohol purveyors were charged in a crackdown on local underage drinking Friday. The Saratoga County Sheriff, in coordination with the New York State Liquor Authority, cited employees for unlawfully dealing with a child and prohibited sale. The…

  • Hundreds in Albany rally against 'KKK Presidency'

    Hundreds in Albany rally against 'KKK Presidency' Protesters target KKK event in South and mayor praises city’s tolerance Rice and Esat were two of about 100 people who gathered in Townsend Park in Albany to oppose the Ku Klux Klan, which had its own gathering — reportedly a “victory…

  • Anti-KKK protest in Albany Saturday

    Anti-KKK protest in Albany Saturday Members of the Capital District Coalition Against Islamaphobia will lead a “No KKK Presidency Rally” beginning at 2 p.m. in Townsend Park at the intersection of Central and Washington avenues to disown the hate group, which has its own gathering — reportedly a “victory…