Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Swiss vote on expulsions of foreigners who break the law

    Swiss vote on expulsions of foreigners who break the law GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are heading to the polls to decide on a controversial initiative sought by a right-wing, nationalist party that could lead to automatic expulsions of foreigners who commit even low-level crimes. The referendum Sunday follows…

  • Iranian reformists set to win all Tehran parliamentary seats

    Iranian reformists set to win all Tehran parliamentary seats TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Partial election results indicate that Iranian reformists will win all 30 parliamentary seats in Tehran, handing hard-liners an embarrassing defeat. However, none of Iran’s three main political camps — reformists, conservatives or hard-liners — is expected…

  • Rookie officer dies in Virginia shooting

    Rookie officer dies in Virginia shooting WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer was shot and killed Saturday on her first day back with her department after being sworn in, and two of her colleagues were wounded in a confrontation stemming from a call about an argument. A…

  • Chinese Christian pastor and wife sentenced to prison

    Chinese Christian pastor and wife sentenced to prison BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese pastor who opposed a government campaign to remove crosses atop churches has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for illegal activities, including corruption and disturbing social order. His wife received 12 years for similar crimes.…

  • Motorist accused of intoxicated driving

    Motorist accused of intoxicated driving Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS EDWARDS — A Harrisville man was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated and related offenses after his 2001 Volkswagen Beetle went off Route 58 and became stuck in the snow, state police said. Seth D. Brown, 23, of…

  • Former Tupper Lake treasurer agrees to repay $30,000 he admitted stealing

    Former Tupper Lake treasurer agrees to repay ,000 he admitted stealing Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS TUPPER LAKE — Timothy J. Brown, former treasurer of the Tupper Lake Volunteer Fire Department, has agreed to repay the $30,000 he stole for private vacations. The crime was discovered during an…

  • SUNY Potsdam officials reopen expanded center for diversity with help of POWER student leader and SUNY’s chief diversity officer

    SUNY Potsdam officials reopen expanded center for diversity with help of POWER student leader and SUNY’s chief diversity officer Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS POTSDAM — SUNY Potsdam’s capacity to serve marginalized students has just expanded, in the form of a renovated Center for Diversity which now takes…

  • Champion to update comprehensive plan

    Champion to update comprehensive plan Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS WEST CARTHAGE — The town of Champion is moving ahead with updating its comprehensive plan. The comprehensive plan defines a community’s vision and acts as a guide for land use decisions and helps officials prioritize decisions and investments.…

  • Massena Central School officials contract with Binghamton firm to develop strategic plan

    Massena Central School officials contract with Binghamton firm to develop strategic plan Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS MASSENA — A Binghamton firm will be helping the Massena Central School District move forward with developing a strategic plan, which will include looking at the possibility of school consolidation. Board…

  • Clayton will host 2016 Empire State Tourism Conference

    Clayton will host 2016 Empire State Tourism Conference Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS CLAYTON — The Thousand Islands region will be in the spotlight as the New York State Tourism Industry Association and I Love NY will host the 2016 Empire State Tourism Conference from May 2 to…