Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Alexandria Bay to host economic summit June 7

    Alexandria Bay to host economic summit June 7 pALEXANDRIA BAY — An economic summit will be held at 6 p.m. on June 7 at the Bonnie Castle Resort to discuss new business and opportunities in the Thousand Islands region./ppThe summit, hosted by the Town of Alexandria Economic Development Committee,…

  • Hazardous waste disposal day set for June 4

    Hazardous waste disposal day set for June 4 pThe Development Authority of the North Country and the state Department of Conservation are sponsoring a hazardous waste and pharmaceutical collection day for Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence county residents. /ppResidents are welcome to drop off waste at the Jefferson County…

  • Lacona man accused of DWI in Rodman

    Lacona man accused of DWI in Rodman pRODMAN — State police charged Leon H. Dingman, 25, of Lacona, with driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle and unsafe lane movement following a stop at Pork Hill Road, Rodman, at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday./ppHis blood alcohol content was not…

  • Black River man accused of conspiracy, auto stripping, possessing stolen property

    Black River man accused of conspiracy, auto stripping, possessing stolen property pBLACK RIVER — State police charged John P. Arca, 44, of Black River, with sixth-degree conspiracy, third-degree auto stripping, and fifth-degree possessing stolen property in connection to a May 18 incident in Rutland./ppTroopers could not be reached to…

  • Watertown man accused of disorderly conduct

    Watertown man accused of disorderly conduct pWATERTOWN — City police charged Patrick L. Caldwell, 24, of 332 Butterfield Ave., with disorderly conduct after he allegedly obstructed traffic on William Street./ppOfficers said Mr. Caldwell stood in the middle of the street with his arms above his head, despite orders to…

  • West Leyden woman accused of forgery

    West Leyden woman accused of forgery pWEST LEYDEN — State police charged Cassie D. Koster, 28, of West Leyden, with second-degree possession of a forged instrument following an incident March 24 in Lewis./ppTroopers could not be reached to discuss the charge./ppMs. Koster, charged at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday at the…

  • Amid historic flood, Paris museums begin evacuating art

    Amid historic flood, Paris museums begin evacuating art pPARIS — The self-styled fountain of world civilization has begun to overflow./ppAfter days of heavy and historic rainfall across continental Europe, the Seine, which normally flows gracefully under the arches of 37 bridges in Paris, dramatically overflowed its banks./ppMany of the…

  • Ryan says he’ll vote for Trump

    Ryan says he’ll vote for Trump pSpeaker Paul D. Ryan endorsed Donald Trump for president Thursday, finally giving his backing after weeks of reluctance about supporting the man who ran against the party’s establishment, of which Ryan is the titular leader./ppIn a column posted on GazetteXtra.com, Ryan made clear…

  • Massena man charged with felony weapon possession, aggravated DWI

    Massena man charged with felony weapon possession, aggravated DWI pMASSENA — Village police on May 23 charged Curtis H. Lalonde, 54, of 327 Rooseveltown Road, with felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor aggravated driving while intoxicated./ppPolice charge that at 6:58 p.m. at the Stewart’s Shop located…

  • 3 E. coli cases linked to recalled flour reported in Chicago area

    3 E. coli cases linked to recalled flour reported in Chicago area pCHICAGO — The Chicago area has three reported cases of E. coli infection linked to a massive nationwide recall of General Mills flour, public health officials said Thursday./ppThe illnesses occurred in Chicago, suburban Cook County and McHenry…