Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Lewis County legislator to resign: hopes to be reappointed to his original post

    Lewis County legislator to resign: hopes to be reappointed to his original post LOWVILLE — District 7 Legislator Gregory M. Kulzer will leave his post briefly — for just a few days — beginning on Dec.27.At the Dec. 4 meeting, Legislature Clerk Teresa Clark announced his resignation and noted…

  • Village of Carthage seeks part-time clerk

    Village of Carthage seeks part-time clerk CARTHAGE — The village is accepting applications for a part-time clerk position. This position is responsible for the performance of clerical duties within the village clerk’s office, to include answering and directing telephone calls, data entry, accepting payments for village services, filing and…

  • City Council candidates interview for Walczyk seat

    City Council candidates interview for Walczyk seat WATERTOWN — One by one, each applicant hoping to replace City Councilman Mark C. Walczyk sat in front of a microphone on Tuesday night and lobbied why they should be appointed.Initially, each applicant had three minutes to say why he or she…

  • ‘Advocate Drum’ says SkyWest flights in St. Lawrence County will benefit base, region

    ‘Advocate Drum’ says SkyWest flights in St. Lawrence County will benefit base, region OGDENSBURG — The availability of new travel routes from Ogdensburg through an Essential Air Service contract with SkyWest Airlines would have a major and positive impact on the 36,000 soldiers, civilians and family members living and…

  • Kirsten Gillibrand calls for FDA to enforce recall law

    Kirsten Gillibrand calls for FDA to enforce recall law Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., called for the Food and Drug Administration to enforce an eight-year-old law to address food recalls on Tuesday.“When New Yorkers buy groceries, we shouldn’t have to worry that the food will make us sick,” Sen.…

  • City dog control discussion moves toward final vote

    City dog control discussion moves toward final vote WATERTOWN — City Manager Rick Finn plans to meet this week with Jefferson County officials to iron out an agreement for the county to remain providing dog control to the city.The dog control contract was discussed during Monday night’s City Council…

  • Clarkson provides $344.7M economic impact to north country

    Clarkson provides 4.7M economic impact to north country POTSDAM — A recent report by the Center for Governmental Research found that Clarkson University’s economic impact to the north country was $344.7 million from 2016-2017, an increase of $22 million from the same report for 2014-2015. Paul Smith’s College and…

  • Hallett to retire as LeRay town justice

    Hallett to retire as LeRay town justice EVANS MILLS — John W. Hallett has resigned from his position as a town of LeRay justice.Mr. Hallett, a Watertown lawyer, will officially retire on Dec. 21, according to Ronald C. Taylor, town supervisor. Mr. Taylor said Mr. Hallett had one year…

  • Farm Bill leaves conference, passes Senate, headed for House

    Farm Bill leaves conference, passes Senate, headed for House The final version of the Farm Bill finally emerged from the conference between House and Senate agricultural committee leaders on Monday. It was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, 87-13, with the House expected to pass it today.The final version…

  • Area knitters spread warmth by donating hats, mittens and scarves for area children

    Area knitters spread warmth by donating hats, mittens and scarves for area children CANTON — Long before cold weather hits the north country, several knitters in the community get busy making hundreds of hats, mittens and scarves for roughly 400 area children and teenagers.The hand-knitted items are donated to…