Johnson Newspaper Corp. getting $400,000 for 'operating capital' from St. Lawrence County IDA, NCEDF
BY JIMMY LAWTON
North Country This Week
The Johnson Newspaper Corporation will receive $400,000 in public loans.
The company, which owns the Watertown Daily Times and Daily Courier-Observer, recently closed the St. Lawrence Plaindealer in Canton and Ogdensburg Journal. The Johnsons have been downsizing operations in St. Lawrence County over the past few years.
$708,000 loan to finance new water collection, treatment system in Newton Falls
CLIFTON -- Newton Falls has a $708,950 interest-free loan headed their way to finance costs of the planning, design and construction of a water collection and treatment system.
The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) has approved $497.5 million in grants and interest-free and low-cost bad credit loans in the past few months to support vital wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects throughout New York State.
New library director in Waddington
WADDINGTON – A new library director has recently joined the staff of the Hepburn Library of Waddington.
Aubrie Liddell is a Waddington resident who returned home after graduating from Keuka College, with a double major in Child and Family Studies and Political Science. She is currently completing her Masters degree online through SUNY Cortland for a degree in Therapeutic Recreation.
SUNY Potsdam partnering with JCC on early childhood programs
Addiction, mental health services offered by St. Lawrence Health
OTSDAM – Addiction and/or mental unrest may be difficult to overcome, but anyone experiencing them should know they do not need to work through it alone.
The Substance Use Disorder and Behavioral Health teams through St. Lawrence Health (SLH) provide expert care and numerous programs to assist people in getting the help they need.
September is both National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Month and SLH offers inpatient and outpatient programs and care opportunities throughout St. Lawrence County.
AARP luncheon meeting open to the public, to be held in Norwood Oct. 18
NORWOOD — All are welcome to attend October's St Lawrence County of AARP's luncheon/meeting on Oct. 18 at the Lobster House Restaurant in Norwood starting at 11:30 a.m.
This month's guest speaker is Andrea Montgomery, Director of St. Lawrence County Office of the Aging.
She will share 2021-2022 challenges for the Office of the Aging and the many programs available to St Lawrence County residents.
Pictured, from left, Douglas McDonald, Frederic Remington Art Museum director; Kady Fields, Community Bank retail services officer; and Julie Gray, Community Bank customer service representative. Read more here. Photo submitted.
Hundreds turn out for Fall Festival fun in Norfolk, with rides, parade, petting zoo and more
Café 56, a restaurant on Main St., Norfolk, was one of the floats in the parade Saturday, part of the annual Norfolk Fall Festival that also included carnival rides, a petting zoo, fireworks and a cornhole tournament. NCNow photos by Cheryl Shumway
Freeze warning issued for St. Lawrence County tonight
St. Lawrence County is under a freeze warning tonight as temperatures will dip into the lower 30s and possibly upper 20s, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
The warning is in effect from 1 until 9 a.m. overnight when sub-freeing temps will be experienced, forecasters say. Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
Jax Hentz picking his first apples at Fobare's in Rensselaer Falls. Photo submitted by Mia Benjamin.