Candlelight vigil in Potsdam honors black lives lost to police brutality

The group Black Lives Matter Potsdam held a candlelight vigil Saturday night to honor black lives lost to police brutality and to advocate for change.

Woman tried to abduct child after claiming to be CPS worker, W. Va. mother says

The sheriff’s department is looking for the suspect, but she was wearing a surgical mask, which is making it harder to identify her.
  • National Politics

  Trump expected to announce conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

TOP STORIES

  Flame of Hope passed along at Special Olympics torch run in Ogdensburg

  Massena firefighter loses home, department is fundraising to help his family

  Woman killed after accident involving bus

School district, ex-teacher sued over ‘slave auction’

  Breaking ground on building better

Shovels are in the ground and work is underway on Brown Shore Road in Sackets Harbor. In 2019, the road flooded as record water levels were recorded on Lake Ontario.
  • National News

  Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

Ogdensburg lawmakers to vote on city manager appointment, charter referendum

  Volunteers needed to help feed seniors in St. Lawrence County

Stefanik ‘supports a peaceful transition of power’

4 charged with making meth in Ogdensburg

  World War II veteran celebrates 103rd birthday

  Going gaga for gourds in Gouverneur

  Blast from the Past: 1999 rain helps fill dry wells

  Massena Meals on Wheels asks folks to ‘stock the pot’

  • National News

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

The newspaper, which routinely mocks religious figures of all kinds, decided to republish the caricatures the day before the trial into the 2015 attacks opened earlier this month.

SPORTS

  Saturday Sports: Clarkson hockey is back on the ice

  Athlete of the Week: Brooke Smykla

  Section 10 sets soccer & cross country fall sports schedule

  Copenhagen soccer squad hits the field

  Copenhagen gets set to play on new turf field

The multi-purpose facility will be a shining jewel for the school district and community.

MORE TOP STORIES

Fort Drum adopts new automated security system at gates

City firefighters get payouts in contract agreement

State’s infection rate again dips below 1%

Inspections found nursing home lapses during pandemic

No water for some following West Carthage main break

Mayor Scott Burto said it affects residents on Stone Street and part of High Street.

  A pandemic doesn’t stop the need for blood, Red Cross says

Copenhagen has a plan to fix water woes

  Section 10 sets soccer & cross country fall sports schedule

  Copenhagen soccer squad hits the field

  Drought leaves Lewis County residents having to haul water to their homes

OBITUARIES

Susan Ann Staab, 92, of Carthage

Adolfo Herrera-Hernandez, 35, of Copenhagen

Dorothy F. Hamblin, 90, of Watertown

CRAIG'S TO-DO LIST

Stars in the House - Shaw’s Ceasar and Cleopatra

Crane Virtual Concerts

Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series -

MILITARY MATTERS

Fort Drum adopts new automated security system at gates

Army announces deployment of Fort Drum soldiers to Afghanistan

YOUR HEALTH

State’s infection rate again dips below 1%

Inspections found nursing home lapses during pandemic

  A pandemic doesn’t stop the need for blood, Red Cross says