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NNY Winter Damage Not Stopping Brown Root Rot-Resistance Researchers

As Northern New York farmers begin checking their fields for signs of brown root rot (BRR) this spring, Cornell University researchers are preparing to overcome a weather-related setback…

Barking Up the Right Tree

Paul Hetzler, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County For centuries, the American elm was esteemed for providing the best roofing and siding for dwellings of all sizes.…

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Gouverneur-area residents not afraid high waters of the Oswegatchie River

Gouverneur-area residents not afraid high waters of the Oswegatchie River

Come hell or high water By Rachel Hunter Patricia Shepherd of Gouverneur has been a…

WWII stories come to life on mountains of Northern Italy

WWII stories come to life on mountains of Northern Italy

When stories come to life, history suddenly isn’t just something you read in a textbook…

St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund benefits from Dessert Auction in Gouverneur

St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund benefits from Dessert Auction in Gouverneur

Pecan pie went for $142.50 by Rachel Hunter It’s all for charity. That was most…

Boy Scouts win Klondike Derby

Boy Scouts win Klondike Derby

by Kathy Moses Boy Scout Troop 21 of Gouverneur recently competed in the annual Klondike…

Obituaries

Lawrence “Larry” James Courts, 60

Lawrence “Larry” James Courts, 60

Lawrence “Larry” James Courts, 60, of Abilene, Texas died on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Hendrick Hospice Care. A memorial service was held on April 12, 2014 at…

Jody L. Cole

Jody L. Cole

(Gouverneur) – Jody L. Cole, 52, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. A funeral…

Donald Ray “Donnie” Dale

Donald Ray “Donnie” Dale

(Jacksonville NC)- Donald R. Dale, 68, passed away on April 9, 2014 at home under the care of his wife Penelope Dale (Penny). He is originally from Gouverneur.…

Dorothy “Dot” Pickering

(Star Lake) – Dorothy “Dot” Pickering, age 87, of Star Lake, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Calling hours were at French Family Funeral Home…