Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Rock ramps at North Texas park help turtles exit the water

    Rock ramps at North Texas park help turtles exit the water pBEDFORD, Texas — Some turtles having a tough time crawling out of an updated North Texas pond can now use special exit ramps./ppThe Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Thursday that the small lake at Boys Ranch Park in Bedford…

  • NY, Vermont groups get info on battlefield protection effort

    NY, Vermont groups get info on battlefield protection effort pCROWN POINT — A national organization dedicated to preserving Civil War battlefields has lent its expertise to upstate New York and Vermont groups working to preserve the region’s Revolutionary War and War of 1812 battlegrounds./ppThe Washington, D.C.-based Civil War Trust…

  • Massena taking part in public-private partnership with American Federation of Teachers

    Massena taking part in public-private partnership with American Federation of Teachers pMASSENA — A public-private partnership that was formed to help revitalize a town in West Virginia is on Massena’s horizon./pp“Reconnecting McDowell” is a comprehensive, long-term public-private partnership effort led by the American Federation of Teachers, with more than…

  • Illinois paper company files suit seeking $250,000 from Climax

    Illinois paper company files suit seeking 0,000 from Climax pLOWVILLE — An Illinois company has filed suit against the shuttered paper company here seeking payment for more than $250,000 worth of products./ppPaperworks Industries Inc., Chicago, Ill., claims Climax Manufacturing Co. owes it $257,810.62, plus interest and fees, according to…

  • Coming NNY Board of Education elections so far have mild interest from possible candidates

    Coming NNY Board of Education elections so far have mild interest from possible candidates pLocal school districts are calling for more people to throw their hats into the coming board of education elections./ppMost of the districts have deadlines approaching next week to hand in petitions to run for vacant…

  • Police charge wife of detective with felony drug possession

    Police charge wife of detective with felony drug possession pMASSENA — The wife of a St. Lawrence County sheriff’s detective was charged by village police Wednesday with possessing morphine. Michelle L. Caringi, 42, of 40 Mackay Road, Potsdam, wife of Detective Thomas H. Caringi, is charged with felony criminal…

  • Massena Central School officials recommending no tax levy increase in 2016-17 budget

    Massena Central School officials recommending no tax levy increase in 2016-17 budget pMASSENA — Massena Central School residents could be voting in May on a 2016-17 budget that calls for no increase in the tax levy./pp“The increase in state aid that we received will allow us to accomplish several…

  • Hartle rape trial moved to June

    Hartle rape trial moved to June pCANTON — A Gouverneur man, slotted for trial Thursday on 30 felony counts related to the rape and sexual abuse of a teenage girl last summer, has had his trial rescheduled to June 1./ppMarc A. Hartle, 49, of 48 Smith St., is charged…

  • St. Lawrence County’s sales tax revenue declines by 4.59 percent

    St. Lawrence County’s sales tax revenue declines by 4.59 percent pCANTON — St. Lawrence County is starting off the year with more disappointing sales tax news./ppSales tax revenues for the first quarter of 2016 declined by 4.59 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015, according to figures provided…