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.
Women's college hoops roundup: SUNY Canton tops SUNY Potsdam;
Men's college hoops roundup: SUNY Potsdam falls to UAlbany by 39 points
Chase Mills resident Margaret Tiernan holds one of her hundreds of handmade placemats at the recent Norwood American Legion Craft Fair. With her is four-year-old Dahlia Simmons and her grandmother Karen Simmons. NCNow photo
North Country Children's Museum to receive $49,500 grant from state arts council
POTSDAM – The North Country Children's Museum is to receive a grant award totaling $49,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support arts and culture programs at the Raymond Street museum.
West Stockholm United Methodist Church Memory Tree names released
WEST STOCKHOLM – The following names appeared on the 2023 West Stockholm United Methodist Church Memory Tree.
From: Vikki LaVean - For: Roger Davis, Ruth & Clyde Davis, Carolyn Cheney, Albert Cheney.
From: Linda Bronson - For: Ron Bronson, Vincent & Elizabeth Bronson, Morris Russell, Eleanor Russell, Cindy McGinnis, Sherry Jo Perry, Morris (Tinker) Russell, Dallas Bronson, and Duana Carey.
From: Nancy Kingsley - For: Lawrence & Mildred Phippen, Craig Phippen, Joan Meashaw, Bill Meashaw, and Margaret Cardinal.
Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton plans holiday jazz night, coffee bar Dec. 8
CANTON – The Unitarian Universalist Church serving North Country is hosting a festive Holiday Jazz Night and Coffee Bar on Friday, Dec. 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Local musicians John Danis will be on vocals and electric wind instruments, the Rev. James Galasinski on bass, Steve Manders on drums, and Tim Savage on piano.
The group will play two sets of holiday songs and other jazz favorites.
Hammond Fire and Rescue hosting pre-order fish fry–chicken tender dinner Friday
HAMMOND — Hammond Fire and Rescue will host its next pre-order fish fry–chicken tender dinner Friday, Dec. 8, from 5-6 p.m.
Menu: hand battered breaded fish or chicken tenders, coleslaw, a fresh baked roll, choice of homemade mac and cheese or French fries, or both, for $14.
Chicken tender dinners are $11.
Pick up between 5-6 p.m., at the fire station located at 300 Lake St.
Free parking in Potsdam for the holidays
BY ADAM ATKINSON
North Country This Week
POTSDAM -- Downtown shoppers will again benefit from being able to park for free during the holidays in the village.
The village board of trustees passed a resolution at their reorganizational meeting Monday, Dec. 4 allowing free parking at metered spaces in the village from Dec. 4 to Jan. 1, 2024. Snow removal restrictions when necessary will still be in place however.