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.
Opinion: Norwood resident questions Congresswoman Stefanik's ability to serve
To the Editor:
Editor’s Note: This letter was addressed to Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.
I am dismayed that you describe the January 6 Select Committee hearings as ‘political circus” (Fox 16 June 2022). Your lack of respect for your colleagues and work they are doing to protect our Constitution is flabbergasting.
Norfolk, Potsdam students receive degrees from Hamilton College
Students from Norfolk and Potsdam each received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Hamilton College on May 22.
They are Sidney Molnar of Norfolk, a mathematics and physics major, Molnar graduated with departmental honors in mathematics, and Chad Varney of Potsdam, an art major, Varney graduated with departmental honors in art.
Ogdensburg woman appointed to Girl Scouts council
Sheri Seguin of Ogdensburg, a Peer Support Specialist, Citizen Advocates, Inc., has been appointed a Member-At Large for the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) Council.
GSNYPENN serves girls in K-12 across 26 counties: Allegany, Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates in New York and Bradford and Tioga in Pennsylvania.
Norwood American Legion Post 68, 10 Maple S., installed newly elected officers on July 11. Standing, from the left, are Sgt. at Arms Chris Sherman, Chaplain Francis Sharlow, Treasurer Kevin Enslow, 1st Vice Commander Elaine A Saarinen, 2nd Vice Commander Jeff Gerrish, and Adjutant Cheryl Gagne. Kneeling are Service Officer Michael Boprey Jr., Commander David Butterfield, and Historian DeForrest Ellsworth. Absent is 3rd Vice Commander Dan Colbert. Submitted Photo.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe hosting emergency food distribution for Akwesasne families on June 30
AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to announce that an emergency food distribution will be held for Akwesasne families on Thursday, June 30.
Working together for the health and wellbeing of the community, tribal volunteers will distribute frozen meats and COVID-19 Home Test Kits for 1,000 Akwesasne households beginning at 10 a.m. until all is gone.
The food distribution will take place at the former-IGA Building located at 850 State Route 37 and is made possible through assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
UU Church Shared Offerings Aid Ukraine Refugees, Local and World Causes
Recent special offerings at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton raised more than $4,600 to provide medical and food relief for Ukraine refugees.
The offerings are part of the church's SASOs (Social Action Shared Offerings), in which periodic Sunday offering are taken to support local, regional, national or international causes, instead of church operations.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center announces 5% workforce cut
OGDENSBURG — Claxton-Hepburn Medical is cutting 5% of its workforce after outsourcing its revenue cycle functions to an independent professional organization.
Over the past few years, CHMC has been conducting an assessment of the organization's performance and potential, according to Amanda Hitterman, public relations for the hospital.
Pool opening delayed in Ogdensburg due to mechanical problems
OGDENSBURG -- Due to mechanical problems, the Elsa M. Luksich Municipal Pool will not open for the set date of June 28, 2022.
City staff is working diligently to fix the problem as quickly as possible.
Updates on the pool opening will be posted on the City’s website and recreation Facebook page. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to opening soon!
If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact Recreation Director; Mackenzie Cole at 315-393-1980.