Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Senate beats back effort to regulate airline seat size

    Senate beats back effort to regulate airline seat size pWASHINGTON — The battle over the shrinking airline seat was renewed on Capitol Hill Thursday as the Senate struck down an effort to end the leg and knee squeeze./ppBy a 54-to-43 vote on the Senate floor, a measure was defeated…

  • How Pope Francis’ ‘Amoris Laetitia’ could affect families and the church

    How Pope Francis’ ‘Amoris Laetitia’ could affect families and the church pIn what could be an important moment for his leadership of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis is scheduled to issue a major document Friday regarding family issues. It is titled “Amoris Laetitia,” Latin for “The Joy of…

  • Watertown man charged with grand larceny

    Watertown man charged with grand larceny pWATERTOWN — State police charged Aaron Burto, 39, with third-degree grand larceny around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday at 724 Ives St./ppThird-degree grand larceny is charged when more than $3,000 worth of property is stolen./ppMr. Burto is being held on $1,000 cash bail. State police…

  • Stefanik says she’ll vote in New York primary, declines to state her presidential preference

    Stefanik says she’ll vote in New York primary, declines to state her presidential preference pFORT DRUM — Talking to media on post Thursday, Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, declined to endorse a Republican primary candidate./ppHowever, she affirmed that she will vote in New York’s primary on April 19./pp“I look…

  • Two Canton women charged with petit larceny

    Two Canton women charged with petit larceny pPOTSDAM — State police on Wednesday charged Kristianna D. Hueber, 21, and Kasandra M. Cunningham, 20, both of 80 Riverside Drive, Canton, each with a count of petit larceny./ppTroopers charge that at 4:54 p.m., at Walmart located at 7494 Route 11, Ms.…

  • Country group Lady Antebellum to perform in Watertown Aug. 5 in outdoor show

    Country group Lady Antebellum to perform in Watertown Aug. 5 in outdoor show pWATERTOWN — The country music group Lady Antebellum will perform an outdoor concert at the Watertown Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5./ppThe concert is part of the Car-Freshner/F.X. Caprara Kia/Chrysler 2016 Summer Concert Series…

  • A dead child, a ghostly photo and a mother charged with murder

    A dead child, a ghostly photo and a mother charged with murder pIt was 3 a.m. when Sunny Jo’s smartphone began incessantly sounding with Facebook notifications, alerting him that his name was being mentioned./ppPing. Ping. Ping./ppFor Jo, a photographer from Hazleton, Pennsylvania, it was his first hint that a…

  • New north country agricultural academy secures $200,000 in state funding

    New north country agricultural academy secures 0,000 in state funding pCANTON – Starting next school year, 15 to 20 high school seniors from St. Lawrence County will have the chance to attend a full-day agricultural program at the newly-created North Country Agricultural Studies Academy./ppClasses and field work will be…