Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty

    Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty pPaul Manafort, a Republican political operative since the 1970s, was supposed to impose order on Donald Trump’s chaotic presidential campaign./ppOn Friday, the chaos devoured him./ppWeeks of sliding poll numbers and false starts had sapped Manafort’s credibility inside the campaign. A…

  • Lochte’s image hit will make endorsement deals harder after Rio

    Lochte’s image hit will make endorsement deals harder after Rio pRyan Lochte’s endorsement potential is likely to take a sharp hit after the Olympic swimmer’s admission on Friday that he lied about getting robbed at gunpoint late one night this week at the Rio Summer Games, sports marketers say./ppOne…

  • Developer Michael Lundy hires consultants to determine feasibility of proposed meat plant

    Developer Michael Lundy hires consultants to determine feasibility of proposed meat plant pWATERTOWN — In order to determine the future of his proposed meat plant, New York Meat Co. LLC, developer Michael E. Lundy hired international food and safety consultants from the firm Dakota Global to assess the plant’s…

  • Canton received federal grant for water infrastructure

    Canton received federal grant for water infrastructure pCANTON — The village has secured a $250,000 grant through the Northern Border Regional Commission that will help pay for an expansion of municipal water and sewer access./pp“That’s the maximum we could apply for and that is what we got,” said Economic…

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension discusses robotic milking at upcoming pasture walk

    Cornell Cooperative Extension discusses robotic milking at upcoming pasture walk pLAFARGEVILLE — The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will hold a pasture walk to discuss the use of automated milking systems on dairy farms from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Klock Farm, 22586 Buttermilk Flats…

  • Comedian to perform at Clarkson University in Potsdam

    Comedian to perform at Clarkson University in Potsdam pPOTSDAM — Stand-up comedian Steve Hofstetter will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Clarkson University, 10 Clarkson Ave., as part of a his current national comedy tour./ppMr. Hofstetter, , 36, originally from Queens but now living in Los Angeles,…

  • Cooperative Real Estate North Country Specialists celebrates grand opening

    Cooperative Real Estate North Country Specialists celebrates grand opening pPAMELIA — Realtor Jason G. Smith will host the grand opening of his new business Cooperative Real Estate North Country Specialists at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at his office, 24685 State Route 37. /ppThe event will open with…

  • State audit of Beaver River school district finds no issues

    State audit of Beaver River school district finds no issues pBEAVER FALLS — A state comptroller’s audit of the Beaver River Central School District found no issues with the district and its payroll system./pp“We commend District officials for designing and implementing a good system of controls to help ensure…

  • Two Watertown women charged with disorderly conduct

    Two Watertown women charged with disorderly conduct pWATERTOWN — City police charged Sonya A. Sparacino, 43, of 414 Clay St. Apt. 2 and Traci C. Montondo, 29, of 208 S. Pleasant St. with disorderly conduct at 11:13 p.m. Thursday at 200 S. Pleasant St. /ppPolice said that after a…