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It’s not quite clear when it will start or where flights will go, but the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has announced that Allegiant Air has signed a contract to start flying out of the airport. The Ogdensburg Journal is reporting...
In the continuation of a very sad story from last month, St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain says her office will be charging Jose Miranda, a 64-year-old patient at the psych center, in the homicide of fellow patient Robert Harrienger....
United Helpers has bought Basta’s Flowers in Ogdensburg. In a press release, administrator Michelle Montroy said the organization, which provides services for people with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury and mental illness...
The last month or so has been good for Ogdensburg. Just before Christmas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that rather than shutting down many of the services at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center there, the state would become a “Center for...
On Tuesday of this week, members of the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center Task Force and other local leaders headed down to Albany to urge the state to reconsider its plan to eliminate inpatient beds at the psychiatric facility. Earlier this week, St....
News stories tagged with "ogdensburg"
Oct 07, 2003 — Two environmental groups have released a study that questions the benefits of allowing bigger boats on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway. Save the River and Great Lakes United paid for the report because they fear deepening the channels and allowing ocean-going vessels on the Great Lakes would harm the ecosystem. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Peter Payette reports. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Oct 03, 2003 — Hundreds of New York National Guard members got orders this week that will send them to Iraq. They include more than 100 people from units based in Ogdensburg, Morrisonville and Saranac Lake. Chris Knight checked in with one local unit. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Sep 30, 2003 — An infantry battalion of the New York National Guard has been mobilized by the Defense Department for service in the Middle East. More than 100 people from units based in Saranac Lake, Ogdensburg, Morrisonville and Glens Falls are among the 670 members of the 27th Light Infantry Brigade, scheduled to be deployed to Iraq this winter. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Aug 01, 2003 — The federal Occupation Safety and Health Administration has agreed to reduce a 25-hundred dollar fine it imposed on a St. Lawrence County company for a forklift accident that left a worker dead. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 17, 2003 — Tall ship tours, re-enactments of historic battles, music and exhibits are part of the 2003 Fort La Presentation Founders Day Weekend in Ogdensburg. Todd Moe talks with Tim Cryderman, one of the coordinators of this weekend's event. Go to full article
Jun 25, 2003 — The North Country dairy industry is facing some of its bleakest times in memory this summer. Farmers are going deeper into debt and working jobs off the farm. The main culprit for the crisis is a year and a half of extremely low milk prices. The depressed market has forced many farmers to start spin-off businesses to make ends meet. It's called "diversification" in the industry. In the first of a two part series on diversifying farms in the North Country, David Sommerstein reports the opportunities and pitfalls are many. Go to full article