Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Renewed flooding fears subside as river conditions remain stable despite warm-up

    Renewed flooding fears subside as river conditions remain stable despite warm-up MALONE –– Tuesday’s warmer temperatures and overnight precipitation added some water to northern Franklin County’s already swollen rivers, but fears of more flooding have receded –– at least for now.“It’s looking pretty good,” county Emergency Services Director Ricky…

  • Exhibits for new children’s museum scheduled to arrive soon in Potsdam

    Exhibits for new children’s museum scheduled to arrive soon in Potsdam POTSDAM — The six major exhibits for the new North Country Children’s Museum, including a maple tree replica and flowing waterway, are scheduled to be delivered in February.Inside the museum, construction crews are finishing work on the first-floor…

  • Lowville man accused of sexual contact with teenager

    Lowville man accused of sexual contact with teenager LOWVILLE — State police announced Tuesday that they charged Brandon M. Gerow, Lowville, with third-degree rape for allegedly having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl. Police additionally charged Mr. Gerow, 25, of 6772 Brado Road, with third-degree criminal sex act and…

  • Terminated Beaver River principal accused of sexual conduct with minor

    Terminated Beaver River principal accused of sexual conduct with minor CROGHAN — Beaver River Central School’s terminated high school principal on Tuesday was accused of having sexual contact with a minor.Joshua J. Stamp, 36, of 9610 Croghan Reservoir Road, was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual act…

  • Cause of Constableville barn fire unlikely to be determined

    Cause of Constableville barn fire unlikely to be determined CONSTABLEVILLE — The cause of a fire early Monday that destroyed a Constableville dairy barn and most livestock inside will likely not be able to be determined, officials say.“I don’t believe there will be (a cause determined),” Lewis County Fire…

  • Potsdam man charged with Canton DWI

    Potsdam man charged with Canton DWI CANTON — Village police on Saturday charged Francis T. Grant, 39, Potsdam, with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Grant was also cited with operating a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate and failure to keep right.Police said the arrest stemmed from a 1:31 a.m.…

  • Tupper Lake woman charged with aggravated DWAI

    Tupper Lake woman charged with aggravated DWAI HAMMOND — State police on Sunday charged Michelle L. French, 48, of 106 Stetson Road, Tupper Lake, with felony driving while ability impaired by drugs with a child in the vehicle. She was also cited with an equipment violation.Troopers charge at 8:47…

  • U.S. accuses Syria of new chemical weapons use

    U.S. accuses Syria of new chemical weapons use UNITED NATIONS — The U.S. envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday accused Syria’s government of having carried out a chlorine gas attack on civilians in a rebel enclave and rebuked Russia for what she called its failure to…

  • Canton man jailed on trespassing charges

    Canton man jailed on trespassing charges CANTON — Village police on Monday charged Patrick F. Reed, 53, of Canton, with trespassing at 15 Commerce Lane. The details of the incident were not released by police.Mr. Reed was arraigned in Canton Town Court by Justice Michael R. Morgan and was…