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  • Legal battle opens possibility for rehiring radio hosts May 23, 2019
    pWATERTOWN — Local radio hosts contending that the owner of Classic Hits Z93 and Froggy 97 wrongfully terminated their employment may get their jobs back when the matter is taken to court./ppThe National Labor Relations Board found Stephens Media Group had committed 10 violations in December after investigating the layoff of multiple radio personalities from […]
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  • St. Lawrence County’s fund balance grows to $22.6 million; several reasons cited May 23, 2019
    pCANTON — St. Lawrence County’s financial picture continued to improve in 2018, thanks to several factors such as declining health insurance expenses, reduced spending by some departments and higher sales tax revenues, according to data presented Monday night. /ppCounty Treasurer Renee M. Cole told the county’s Finance Committee that the county’s general fund balance increased […]
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  • Farmers’ market returns in downtown Watertown May 23, 2019
    pThe Watertown farmers’ market opened Wednesday for the first day of its 43rd season./p
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  • Volunteers needed in Ogdensburg to place flags in advance of Memorial Day May 23, 2019
    pOGDENSBURG — Flags already mark the graves of veterans in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Now Alan Mooney is looking for a little help to finish the job at the Ogdensburg Cemetery and Notre Dame Cemetery. /ppMr. Mooney has been coordinating this effort for decades, but his experience does not make the job less daunting. /ppThere are […]
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  • Developer of Watertown’s Autumn Ridge indicted on bank fraud, money laundering counts May 23, 2019
    pWATERTOWN — The principal developer of the Autumn Ridge townhouse complex in the town of Watertown was indicted Wednesday on federal charges alleging bank and wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy./ppRobert C. Morgan, 62, founder and CEO of Morgan Management, was indicted in U.S. District Court, Buffalo, along with his son Todd Morgan, real estate […]
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  • Legislature takes steps that could affect President Trump May 23, 2019
    The New York State Legislature took final action on measures that could be used against President Donald Trump and his associates, including a backdoor way for Congress to view the president’s tax returns.
  • Natural Selections: Three things about squids May 23, 2019
    Squids are ten-tentacled cephalopod cousins to the octopus. They are remarkable in many ways, but three features stand out for Dr. Curt Stager, who fills in the details with Martha Foley: the way they propel themselves through the water, and the air, their amazing use of changing color, and their unique methods of self defense.

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  • Tri-Lakes Takes: Two takes on Kate Smith May 1, 2019
    (May 1, 2019) Kate Smith was one of America’s best-known singers in the mid-20th century - big voice, big woman, familiar to TV variety show audiences - but just in the last two weeks or so, two pro sports teams cut ties to her when they learned she had sung a couple of racist songs […]
  • Two new books explore the past and future of Native Americans in our region April 19, 2019
    (Apr 19, 2019) In "Rural Indigenousness" Melissa Otis gives a detailed look at the history of Native people in the Adirondacks. And in the novel "Moon of the Crusted Snow," Anishinaabe writer Waubeshig Rice tells a dystopian tale set in a remote northern community. Betsy Kepes talked with Todd Moe about the books. She said […]
  • New exhibit chronicles New Yorkers in Korean, Vietnam wars March 29, 2019
    (Mar 29, 2019) SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) The New York State Military Museum is set to formally open a new exhibit on the Korean and Vietnam wars. [full story]
  • Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict February 21, 2019
    (Feb 21, 2019) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A bottle of ale from a 133-year-old shipwreck has uncorked conflict between craft brewers in New York state. [full story]
  • Colton artist Robert Selby uses doors as metaphors for racial barriers February 20, 2019
    (Feb 20, 2019) A painting by a Colton artist is part of a national traveling exhibition mounted by the Norman Rockwell Museum entitled “Reimagining the Four Freedoms.� Robert Selby's "Colored/White," which depicts an African-American baseball player, painted on an old door, was selected as one of the three Best-in-Show pieces in the exhibit. [full story]