Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • Robert S. Groff, Jr.

    Robert S. Groff, Jr. Robert S. Groff, Jr. of Silver Springs, FL and Mannsville, NY passed away on January 7, 2017 at his home. Robert was born July 11, 1949 to Robert S. and Jeanette L. Groff (both deceased) in Watertown, NY. He attended several schools and graduated from…

  • New Albany programs to tackle vacant, decaying buildings

    New Albany programs to tackle vacant, decaying buildings In a strategy to tackle blight in the city, Albany officials recently announced two programs that will offer over $1 million in funding for repairs and rehabilitation to vacant and decaying homes. Through a Housing Development Action Grant, Mayor Kathy Sheehan…

  • Joann L. Zando

    Joann L. Zando Deferiet- Joann L. Zando, 74, of 11 Baron Ave, died Monday evening at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown following an automobile accident on Rt. 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage. Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries Joann L. Zando

  • Alice B. Burrell

    Alice B. Burrell Carthage- Alice B. Burrell, 92, of 219 S. Clinton St., died Monday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage. Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries Alice B. Burrell

  • Wendell G. Alberry

    Wendell G. Alberry Watertown- Wendell G. Alberry, 75, Mill St., Watertown, passed away Monday January 30th at his home under the care and comfort of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. The funeral will be 6 pm Thursday, February 2nd at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Calling…

  • Susan G. Benware

    Susan G. Benware BLACK RIVER- Susan G. Benware, 65, passed away on Monday morning, January 30, 2017 at her home under the care of her family and private caregivers, Doris, Mary, Sue, and Diane, after a long fought battle with complex medical issues. She was born on August 4,…

  • Paul Kueter

    Paul Kueter Classical pianist, composer, performer, arranger, producer, and teacher, Paul Schulte Kueter “wanted to help heal the world with music.” In pursuit of this goal, he lived and worked his entire life as a musician. He died on September 20, 2016 in Summit, New Jersey at the age…

  • Environment One creating 80 jobs, investing $10 million in batteries

    Environment One creating 80 jobs, investing million in batteries Environment One has begun manufacturing utility-scale batteries at its Niskayuna factory, where it plans to hire up to 80 workers and expand factory space by nearly an acre in a $10 million expansion. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the expansion on…

  • Schenectady cop resigns in wake of forgery investigation

    Schenectady cop resigns in wake of forgery investigation A Schenectady police sergeant resigned Tuesday following an internal investigation into his purported ties to the pornography industry and also his role in an alleged attempt to use a counterfeit check to buy an expensive sports car, the department announced Tuesday.…

  • Layoffs at GE in Niskayuna amid shift to robots, AI

    Layoffs at GE in Niskayuna amid shift to robots, AI General Electric Co. has laid off an undisclosed number of scientists at its GE Global Research Center in Niskayuna that originates many of the company’s major discoveries. GE Global Research spokesman Todd Alhart wouldn’t say how many people were…