Friday, August 17, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Above are Pat Matthews from the Community Lunch Program for Kids and Shelby Sibley from Smile Associates. CANTON -- All the children who participated in the Community Lunch Program for Kids distribu...
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Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:43 am
St. Lawrence County job growth in non-farm sectors was flat last month compared to the same month last year, according to the state Department of Labor. That’s behind the state’s statistics, where 156...
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Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:41 am
Children and teens in St. Lawrence County can no longer use tanning beds legally. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently signed legislation banning children under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning facili...
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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:08 pm
A new food truck is open for lunch. North Country Now photo by Matt Lindsey By MATT LINDSEY POTSDAM — Anyone looking for something different for lunch today can try Gideon’s Galley, 75 Market St. The...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:35 am
New York electric power agencies including the New York Power Authority and partners will study “successful offshore wind transmission models - with a specific focus on largescale European projects -...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:41 am
    Front, from left, are Golf Committee member Clint Farnsworth and Wilderness HealthCare Foundation President Annette Craig. Back, from left, Community Bank retail branch assistant Yolanda McPhatte...
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:27 pm
MASSENA -- The New York Power Authority is giving $370,000 to a nylon threading manufacturer that plans to open a business in Massena. The cash will go to AmTech Yarns to support establishing a new $3...
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Monday, August 6, 2018 - 9:20 am
POTSDAM — Gastroenterologist James Vecchio, MD, has joined the medical staff of St. Lawrence Health System’s Canton-Potsdam Hospital and is practicing with gastroenterologist MDs Rajiv Shah and Chinye...
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Monday, August 6, 2018 - 5:50 am
OGDENSBURG -- The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce is holding a second city-wide garage sale during Labor Day weekend, Friday, Aug. 31; Saturday, Sept. 1; and Sunday, Sept. 2. To enter your sale...
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Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 5:24 pm
With 144 privately owned rail bridges in the North Country and more than 3,000 others in the state, Sen. Charles Schumer’s office says he is calling on the Federal Railroad Administration to add bridg...
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Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 2:35 pm
An agreement has reportedly been worked out between St. Lawrence County and the New York Environmental Protection and Spill Compensation Fund that will lead to the cleanup and redevelopment of contami...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Sales tax collections in St. Lawrence County are up 3.4 percent over the same time last year, according to a state comptroller’s report. Sales tax collections in the first half of 2018 are up to $28,4...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:38 am
By MATT LINDSEY CANTON -- A new general store will bring a touch of New Orleans and try to resurrect an old-fashioned feel with candy, ice cream and a Louisiana favorite, “snowballs.” Nola’s General S...
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Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 5:42 pm
POTSDAM -- Mary Sue Harris-Foster, owner of Harris Medical Supplies and Equipment, recently completed The Aids to Daily Living Specialist (ADLS) Program through VGM and Associates, Waterloo, Iowa. She...
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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:53 pm
A 2016 merger between Spectrum, which provides cable and broadband services to many St. Lawrence County residents, and Time Warner Cable Inc., was revoked by the state Friday, July 27. The New York St...
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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:34 pm
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-NY, has released a statement where his office says he is “doubling down” on a push to get the U.S. Department of Commerce to reverse “harmful duties” on groundwood pape...
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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:47 am
OGDENSBURG -- SeaComm recently donated $1,000 in support of the 58th Annual Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival, held from July 20-29. The funds will be used to support the numerous events takin...
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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:40 am
United States grain exports via the St. Lawrence Seaway are up 32.1 percent this season compared to 2017, said a press release from the Chamber of Marine Commerce. The chamber is a bi-national associa...
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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:24 pm
Above is a recent box lacrosse game played on the new turf field between the Akwesasne Medicine Men and Tyendinaga Thunder. North Country Now photo by Andy Gardner. By CRAIG FREILICH MASSENA -- The c...
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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
CANTON -- SUNY Canton is slated to receive a $111,326 grant to purchase and renovate the vacant former Jubilee Grocery Store in downtown Canton to create what officials call an "entrepreneurship acce...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:56 pm
North Country Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa, said while there may be some debate about the scope of the federal administration's trade wars, she was encouraged by U.S. Secretary of Agricul...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:22 am
POTSDAM – Martin’s Farm Supply and Roofing will host a Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, July 28 starting at 9 a.m. A variety of workshops, children’s games, and pony and horse-drawn wagon rides wil...
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 5:35 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Interim Massena Memorial Hospital CEO Ann Gilpin on Monday participated in her first meeting of the Board of Managers where she said privatization and affiliation are among...
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 2:29 pm
St. Lawrence County had the highest June unemployment rate in New York, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Labor. St. Lawrence County’s June unemployment rate was 6 percent,...
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Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:41 am
STAR LAKE -- A public presentation on cleanup efforts at the former Jones and Laughlin (J&L) Steel Company site in Star Lake, was held Friday, July 20 at Clifton-Fine Central School auditorium. Ap...
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