Category Archives: Northern New York

  • District attorney confirms Morristown investigation underway

    District attorney confirms Morristown investigation underway pMORRISTOWN ­— An alleged election-related issue involving the Morristown Town Council is being investigated by St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, but details of the inquiry remain under wraps./ppMs. Rain confirmed Wednesday…

  • Clayton’s prosecution against T.I. Inn jeopardizes restoration project

    Clayton’s prosecution against T.I. Inn jeopardizes restoration project pCLAYTON — Bradford J. Minnick and Jamie H. Weinberg, co-owners of the Thousand Islands Inn, say the village’s criminal and civil prosecution against them could jeopardize plans to reopen the historic building as a restaurant and hotel. /ppAnd now the businessmen…

  • Croghan woman accused of breaking security camera wire

    Croghan woman accused of breaking security camera wire pCROGHAN — Lewis County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday charged Teresa L. Taylor, 43, Croghan, with fourth-degree criminal mischief./ppMs. Taylor was accused of breaking a wire leading to a security camera at the Bee Hive Apartments on Main Street./ppShe is scheduled to…

  • Giving minors booze could mean jail

    Giving minors booze could mean jail pThe Maryland Senate on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a bill that stiffens penalties on adults who provide alcohol to underage drinkers./ppUnder the bill, a person who provides alcohol to someone younger than 21 could go to prison for up to one year,…

  • Christie’s shell-shocked look stirs mockery, befuddlement

    Christie’s shell-shocked look stirs mockery, befuddlement pTRENTON, N.J. — Was that really Chris Christie, the take-a-back-seat-to-no-one governor of New Jersey?/ppChristie’s seemingly shell-shocked gaze as he stood behind Donald Trump on Super Tuesday is generating befuddlement and mockery in his home state and beyond. /ppConservatives and liberals alike have piled…

  • Franklin and Lewis counties in line for reimbursements from Medicaid settlement

    Franklin and Lewis counties in line for reimbursements from Medicaid settlement pFranklin County will receive roughly a quarter-million dollars from the state and federal governments and Lewis County will get more than $370,000 as part of a legal settlement with nursing homes throughout the state over disputed Medicaid reimbursements./ppThe…

  • ‘Whatcha Gonna Do Gawker?’ Trial begins on Hulk Hogan’s $100 million sex tape suit against Gawker Media

    ‘Whatcha Gonna Do Gawker?’ Trial begins on Hulk Hogan’s 0 million sex tape suit against Gawker Media pHulk Hogan, known to his fans as the The Super Destroyer, to his Japanese fans as “Ichiban” (“Number One”) and to legal documents as Terry Bollea, appeared in court on Tuesday ready…

  • Republican announces bid for St. Lawrence County treasurer seat

    Republican announces bid for St. Lawrence County treasurer seat pCANTON – Joined by about a dozen supporters, Robert T. “Bob” Santamoor formally announced his run for St. Lawrence County treasurer./ppMr. Santamoor, 52, of Morley, gathered Wednesday morning with family, friends and other supporters on the steps of the county…

  • Ranger school: NY trains new crop of conservation officers

    Ranger school: NY trains new crop of conservation officers pALBANY — New York is training a new class of forest rangers and environmental conservation officers./ppThe state Department of Environmental Conservation says it has opened its 27-week training academy for the new recruits. The class includes 37 recruits training to…

  • Carson says he sees ‘no path forward,’ effectively ends campaign for president

    Carson says he sees ‘no path forward,’ effectively ends campaign for president pRepublican presidential candidate Ben Carson is effectively ending his campaign after a poor finish across the Super Tuesday primaries./ppCarson says in a statement Wednesday that he sees “no path forward” to the nomination and says he will…