Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:04 pm
The New York State Department of Labor says North Country unemployment claims are up 1,379% for the week ending March 28. They say 6,391 people filed claims last week, up from 1,423 the previous week...
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:03 pm
POTSDAM — NCC Systems, a security company with an office in Potsdam, was recently selected to participate in the Dan D’Aniello Family Foundation Acceleration Challenge. NCC was one of 10veteran-owned...
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:10 pm
BY CHERYL SHUMWAYNorth Country This Week Grocery stores have been providing an essential need, keeping the flow of food coming to St. Lawrence County during the COVID-19 crisis. Sanitizing stores and...
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 9:44 am
Photo submitted by Joy Thompson. WADDINGTON -- Main Street Perc recently provided cake and cinnamon rolls to officers at the Massena Port of Entry. “I just wanted to share her caring thoughts and tim...
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:59 pm
St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate went down in February, compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Labor. DOL reports the February 2020...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The Development Authority of the North Country is taking several steps to help ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and residents. DANC is providing relief of principal and interest...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 9:35 am
A second free paper has stopped publishing in St. Lawrence County due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The North Country Shopper has ceased publishing for the foreseeable future and failed to d...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:45 am
PITCAIRN – Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways have closed Camp Trefoil in Pitcairn and has moved its annual cookie sales online, along with other initiatives in response to the outbreak of novel coronavir...
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Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:38 am
All Kinney Drugs locations will have acrylic shields installed in the pharmacy drop-off and pick-up areas and at the front registers to protect customers and employees and help stop the spread of coro...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:46 pm
Potsdam's Monro Muffler has closed. A poster on the former Potsdam location directs customers to other shops in the area. NCNow photo by John Basham. POTSDAM -- Two Potsdam businesses have closed. Mo...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:41 pm
Walmart manager Jeff Bonno and Nyah Plunkett load food into a customer’s car at the store’s pickup site. BY CHERYL SHUMWAYNorth Country This Week Grocery stores have been providing an essential need,...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:31 pm
St. Lawrence County businesses can apply for North Country Alliance’s COVID-19 Emergency Business Relief Program. And the U.S. Small Business Association is offering low-interest federal disaster loan...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:36 am
The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) announced that more than 80,500 claims were filed last week, the first week in which claims were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an increase ove...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:35 am
OGDENSBURG — The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department will soon begin hiring seasonal workers for the spring and summer months. The department will be looking to hire recreation leaders and life...
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
Many St. Lawrence County organizations will receive shares of $48,250 coming to St. Lawrence County through the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program. “In these uncertain times, Stewart’s Shops is deliverin...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:49 am
The St. Lawrence County Free Trader will cease publishing for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce that we cannot conti...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:03 am
Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R -Watertown) is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to waive the state’s excise tax on small businesses that stepped up to offer services to New York State residents during the COV...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:16 pm
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency has worked with the North Country Alliance to create a Regional Working Capital Loan Program to respond to the economic hardship created...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:59 pm
The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, March 27 will host a conference call with Rep. Elise Stefanik to address peoples' questions about the federal response to small business needs re...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:58 pm
At the request of New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA), Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an exemption to “non-essential” events for funerals and visitations. Under new guidelines, visitat...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:10 am
CANTON -- The Canton Community Fund has awarded a grant of $2,000 to Canton’s Yoga Loft to help the nonprofit wellness center renovate its new facility at 21 Miner St. The renovations will add classro...
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Monday, March 23, 2020 - 9:51 am
POTSDAM — Due to the evolving situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the tightening restrictions handed down by the state of NY; 1844 House have decided to suspend their take-out program. “We f...
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Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:04 am
The Potsdam SeaComm branch’s lobby was open Friday, but it will be closed except by appointments starting Monday, March 23. NCNow photo. BY CHERYL SHUMWAYNorth Country This Week Many local banks and...
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Friday, March 20, 2020 - 6:03 am
MASSENA -- Effective immediately, Massena Electric will temporarily suspend disconnect activities until at least April 30. With the health and safety of customers and employees in mind (due to the cor...
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Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 5:27 pm
Price Chopper/Market 32 is looking to hire more than 2,000 new part-time or temporary part-time teammates to better serve customers during these turbulent times. The new hires are for most of the chai...
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