Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Baines, Smith elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by Today’s Game Era Committee

    Baines, Smith elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by Today’s Game Era Committee A pair of former Orioles — outfielder-designated hitter Harold Baines and reliever Lee Smith — were selected Sunday for the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class by the Today’s Game Era Committee.With their elections, announced Sunday…

  • Narcan training takes less than hour to give life-saving skills (VIDEO)

    Narcan training takes less than hour to give life-saving skills (VIDEO) CANTON — Addiction does not look at your resume, but neither does awareness.That was the message that Susan J. Ferguson, a registered nurse with the St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center, conveyed during a free Narcan training session held…

  • Snowmobile crash claims life of 18-year-old

    Snowmobile crash claims life of 18-year-old MONTAGUE — An 18-year-old snowmobiler is dead after a crash in the town Sunday.State police responded to Flat Rock Road about 11:15 a.m. for a report of a serious injury snowmobile accident.Luke A. Tyrrell was traveling eastbound on Flat Rock Road — State…

  • Winter storm knocks out power to over 200,000 in Carolinas

    Winter storm knocks out power to over 200,000 in Carolinas A winter storm has knocked out power to over 200,000 customers in North and South Carolina, according to a major utility in the region, forcing people who were left without electricity and heat to stay in hotels and shelters.By…

  • France’s finance minister calls protests a ‘catastrophe’

    France’s finance minister calls protests a ‘catastrophe’ French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the country’s “Yellow Vest” protests were a serious blow to the nation’s companies and economy and retailers are forecasting substantial losses.“It’s a catastrophe for business,” Le Maire said Sunday, while visiting shops in Paris a…

  • Massena and Alcoa volunteers prepare food gifts to those in need (VIDEO)

    Massena and Alcoa volunteers prepare food gifts to those in need (VIDEO) MASSENA — Local volunteers spent Saturday morning preparing gifts of food that will feed those in need for days.Rows of boxes were lined like white columns in the shallow-roofed room in Massena Neighborhood Center. Taped to the…

  • With Brexit vote looming, Britons on both sides rally in London

    With Brexit vote looming, Britons on both sides rally in London LONDON — Protesters from Britain’s right and left took to the streets Sunday, offering starkly different visions of the country’s future as the government scrambled to salvage its unpopular plan for exiting the European Union.In a march led…

  • O’Rourke emerges as the wild card of the 2020 campaign-in-waiting

    O’Rourke emerges as the wild card of the 2020 campaign-in-waiting WASHINGTON — The 2020 Democratic presidential primary, already expected to be the party’s most wide open in decades, has been jostled on the eve of many long-plotted campaign announcements by a political threat that few contenders bothered considering until…

  • Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he may take legal action on lame-duck bills restricting executive power

    Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he may take legal action on lame-duck bills restricting executive power Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers, D, said Sunday that he may take legal action to block Republicans’ lame-duck measures to limit his authority upon taking office, calling their effort “a mistake.”“I’m not making any…