Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Brooks Koepka wins the U.S. Open for second straight year

    Brooks Koepka wins the U.S. Open for second straight year SOUTHAMPTON — Brooks Koepka became the first player in nearly two decades to win the U.S. Open in back-to-back years, triumphing at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Sunday, a year after his victory at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.Koepka, 28,…

  • GOP, Democrats are outraged but at odds over ending family separation at border

    GOP, Democrats are outraged but at odds over ending family separation at border WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike on Sunday called for Congress to pass a law ending the Trump administration’s practice of separating and detaining families trying to cross the border into the United States, but…

  • A legal resident, an arrest by ICE and Father’s Day in jail

    A legal resident, an arrest by ICE and Father’s Day in jail Jose Luis Garcia was watering his lawn and drinking his morning coffee outside his home in Southern California last Sunday when federal immigration authorities showed up.Garcia — a 62-year-old Mexican immigrant who has been a legal resident…

  • A shadow system of tracking by school feeds segregation

    A shadow system of tracking by school feeds segregation NEW YORK — No other city in the country screens students for as many schools as New York — a startling fact all but lost in the furor that has erupted over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent proposal to change…

  • Sheriff’s Department continues offering free boating safety course

    Sheriff’s Department continues offering free boating safety course GLENFIELD — With the surge of online classes available for a cost, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office will continue offering a free boating safety course to the public.The Boating and Personal Watercraft Safety Course will run 5 to 9 p.m. June…

  • Working Families Party endorses LeMay in Ogdensburg judge race

    Working Families Party endorses LeMay in Ogdensburg judge race OGDENSBURG — City Court Judge candidate Marcia L. LeMay has received the endorsement of the Working Families Party.Ms. LeMay is one of two Democrats seeking the post. The other is Ramona A. Breen. Republicans Gary Alford and Keith Massey are…

  • Stefanik votes for bills tackling opioids, other issues

    Stefanik votes for bills tackling opioids, other issues U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik voted on 14 bills in roll-call votes over the past two weeks. This past week was Opioid Week, with a number of bills passed trying to curb the abuse of opioid and heroin.“The opioid epidemic happening…

  • Wilson announces first TV ad

    Wilson announces first TV ad Katie Wilson, Keene, has released her first television advertisement ahead of the Democratic primary set for June 26. She is the second candidate to release a television ad. Tedra L. Cobb, Canton, released one recently.The advertisement touts Ms. Wilson’s north country roots and outsider…