Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:05 am
SARANAC LAKE -- Point Positive Inc. held its bi-annual pitch session on Friday, July 31, with vetted entrepreneurs from the North Country: DMax Plasma, Kilcoyne Farms, and Northern Power and Light. Si...
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Friday, August 7, 2020 - 5:58 pm
CANTON -- For the months of August and September, customers in TAUNY’s North Country Folkstore will receive an 8-by-10-inch color photograph by Massena photographer Dorothy Badger for every $25 spent....
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Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:02 pm
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, and North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas are opposing the Trump Administration's decision to reinstate the 10% tariffs on imports of...
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Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Above is the 43 Willow Street property in Massena that is being remediated through a state-county partnership. Photo submitted by DEC. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC...
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Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 11:01 am
Point Positive, Inc. and the North Country Innovation Hotspot Program at Clarkson’s Shipley Center will offer a series of free virtual workshops for entrepreneurs on Wednesdays starting Aug. 12. The v...
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 5:38 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- The St. Lawrence Centre mall has met the state's requirements for reopening and is now open again. Mall Manager Erica Leonard said the stores open now...
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:12 pm
National Grid is proposing up to $50 million in COVID-19 relief for economically vulnerable residential customers, as well as businesses struggling because of the financial impact of the pandemic. The...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 9:10 am
POTSDAM — Downtown Potsdam has undergone several changes in recent months, including some business closings. A long-time hotel reopened after an extended closure, a local dentist office will keep peop...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 5:59 am
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), member of the Senate Agriculture Committee is among a group of senators calling for direct relief for small farmers who have been hit hard by months of closed r...
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Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 9:56 am
North Country This Week photo by Matt Lindsey. BY MATT LINDSEYNORTH COUNTRY THIS WEEK POTSDAM — There will be one less place to shop in Potsdam in about a month. Dollar General announced it is closin...
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Friday, July 31, 2020 - 5:46 pm
CANTON — The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted the results of the first surveillance for Johne's disease in sheep on farms in northern New York at www.nnyagdev.org. The 201...
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Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:06 am
New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-I-C-Rome, has expressed concern with updated guidance from the State Liquor Authority (SLA) pertaining to what restaurants and bars may serve as “food” to patrons...
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Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:06 am
CANTON -- Beginning Aug. 1, all New York Price Chopper, Market Bistro and Market 32 stores will once again ban thin film plastic bags, in compliance with the environmentally conscious New York State l...
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Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:02 am
CANTON — The law firm of Lekki Hill Duprey & Whitton, P.C. has announced Megan J.M. Whitton as its newest partner, effective Aug. 1. Whitton works at the firm’s Canton office, located at 21 Court...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Two St. Lawrence County companies, In-Law Brewing and North Country Dairy, stand to benefit from two separate programs from the New York Power Authority. The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of T...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 9:28 am
Legislation that would repeal the state’s prohibition on barbering on Sundays has been unanimously passed by the state Senate, according to Sen. Joe Griffo’s office. Griffo, R-Rome, sponsored the bill...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 6:06 am
CANTON — Niles Asset Management, Inc., with offices in Canton, Brushton and Plattburgh, made a $16,000 donation to the Campaign for the People of St. Lawrence County, a capital campaign to bolster th...
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Monday, July 27, 2020 - 6:04 am
St. Lawrence County's unemployment rate rose to 10.7% as an additional 2,400 people received unemployment benefits in June. The Department of Labor says the county went from 39,400 people employed in...
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Friday, July 24, 2020 - 1:00 pm
St. Lawrence County sales tax revenues in June made a big rebound after going down significantly in April and May. The comptroller says the county’s sales tax revenue for June was $7.8 million, up 33....
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Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 9:06 am
AKWESASNE — The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) plans to welcome guests back on Monday, Aug. 3, the first time the resort has been open to the public since its closure nearly five months ago. Ch...
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Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 9:28 am
Jackie Matthie is the new co-owner of North Country Neighbors, along with her husband Troy Matthie. BY MATT LINDSEYNorth Country This Week POTSDAM – North Country Neighbors, 6 Main St., recently reope...
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Friday, July 17, 2020 - 9:25 am
St. Lawrence County lost 2,600 non-farm jobs in June, the Department of Labor announced. They say there were 38,700 non-farm jobs in the county in June 2019, and 36,100 last month, DOL said. To the ea...
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Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:59 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced that all restaurants and bars statewide will be subject to new requirements. They are now only allowed to serve alcohol to people who are ordering and eating food...
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Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 5:47 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week The St. Lawrence County Planning Department wants to use funds from both their lead hazard mitigation program and a countywide housing rehab program to make the...
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Barber Casey Dillon cuts Malachai Dillon’s hair. Photo submitter Holly Smith said this was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. POTSDAM -- Dillon’s Barbershop in Potsdam is now offering free haircut...
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