Monthly Archives: April 2017

  • Community News for April 23, 2017

    Community News for April 23, 2017 UTICANational Guard soldier improves rankMajor General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.Among those members is James Mahoney…

  • Community News for Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Community News for Thursday, April 20, 2017 Utica Day returnsto celebrate the cityMohawk Valley Community College’s Cultural Series and Made In Utica are back for the second annual Utica Day, an event celebrating all things Utica, from arts and music to unique businesses and food to the people who…

  • Community News for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Community News for Wednesday, April 19, 2017 CANASTOTA‘Run For Your Wife’ dinner theater setPresent Company Productions will present its dinner theater performances of the adult comedy “Run For Your Wife” at the Rusty Rail Party House, state Route 5.The performances will take place Thursdays through Sundays, April 20-23, and…

  • Community News for Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Community News for Tuesday, April 18, 2017 WHITESBOROClass of 1957 alumni committee seeks informationThe Alumni Committee of Whitesboro High School is searching for class members from the Class of 1957, for its annual alumni dinner honoring that class on Sunday, June 4.For information, call 315-736-1964. New HartfordFree Zumba class offeredLicensed…

  • Cooperative extensions host dairy goat programs

    Cooperative extensions host dairy goat programs The Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Jefferson and Lewis counties will host programs about processing and marketing goat milk on Wednesday.The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will host Dairy Goat Field Day and teach children about housing goats, milking facilities and goat herd…

  • Land trust opposes wind development in the Thousand Islands

    Land trust opposes wind development in the Thousand Islands Potential habitat fragmentation and wildlife displacement or reduction have prompted the Thousand Islands Land Trust to announce its opposition toward Avangrid Renewables’s Horse Creek Wind Farm and any other projects proposed in the St. Lawrence River Valley. Jake R. Tibbles,…

  • Retired biologist argues Jefferson County not suitable for wind turbines

    Retired biologist argues Jefferson County not suitable for wind turbines State agency guidelines and reports used to help review the Clean Energy Standard advise against wind energy development in Jefferson County, argues a retired biologist tasked with reviewing Apex Clean Energy’s Galloo Island Wind project. Clifford P. Schneider, a…

  • St. Lawrence County legislators split over proposed tobacco purchase law

    St. Lawrence County legislators split over proposed tobacco purchase law CANTON — A proposal to raise the legal age for purchasing cigarettes, tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in St. Lawrence County from 18 to 21 is drawing mixed views from county legislators, with some undecided whether they’ll support or…

  • Recent storms increase water levels on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River

    Recent storms increase water levels on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River Water levels have recently increased across the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario, with officials attributing the increase to recent storms and snowmelt in the region.Thomas E. Brown, a member of the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board,…

  • Stefanik talks college affordability with JCC students (VIDEO)

    Stefanik talks college affordability with JCC students (VIDEO) WATERTOWN — U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, took part in a roundtable discussion at Jefferson Community College Monday to hear student perspectives on what is and isn’t working in terms of affordability. Ms. Stefanik was joined by about 20 other…