Category Archives: Northern New York

  • On Thanksgiving, Obama and Trump find time for duties and dining

    On Thanksgiving, Obama and Trump find time for duties and dining pFor one president, it was his last Thanksgiving in power; for the next, his last before taking office. Both celebrated the holiday with family and friends after releasing video messages calling for Americans to come together after a…

  • Building at former Deer River sawmill destroyed by fire

    Building at former Deer River sawmill destroyed by fire pDEER RIVER — Volunteers from 11 fire departments were called to a former sawmill here for a Thanksgiving day fire that destroyed one of the buildings at the vacant business./ppWest Carthage firefighters at 12:57 p.m. Thursday were dispatched to the…

  • Health System CEO explains ambulatory surgery center holdup

    Health System CEO explains ambulatory surgery center holdup pCANTON — Despite the current halt on construction, St. Lawrence Health System CEO David B. Acker says there is “absolutely” still a chance that the first floor of the new Health System building on Route 11 will house an ambulatory surgical…

  • Motorists face charges for DWI, related offenses

    Motorists face charges for DWI, related offenses pThe following are charged with driving while intoxicated and related offenses:/ppspan class=”bullet”n/span Carlos S. Santillan, 32, of 15374 Eimicke Place, Watertown, was charged by Watertown city police with aggravated DWI and following too closely at 8 a.m. Tuesday in connection to an…

  • Investigation into Lewis jail suicide continues as first anniversary passes

    Investigation into Lewis jail suicide continues as first anniversary passes pLOWVILLE — It’s been one year since Jarrod A. Hurley committed suicide in the Lewis County Jail, and both the memories and state investigation continue to linger./pp“I think of my brother every day,” said younger brother Jordan C. Hurley,…

  • Carthage Area Hospital to host talks on ‘Dealing with Holiday Stress’

    Carthage Area Hospital to host talks on ‘Dealing with Holiday Stress’ pCARTHAGE — ‘Dealing with Holiday Stress,’ a community event, will be held by Carthage Area Hospital in conjunction with the office of state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton./ppThe free talks will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30…

  • Grants available for environmental safety projects

    Grants available for environmental safety projects pALBANY — Around $3 million in Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to mitigate environmental and public health threats in low-income and minority communities is now available from the state. /ppThe grants are administered through the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of Environmental Justice.…

  • Potsdam Village Board sets public hearing for taxi rate issue

    Potsdam Village Board sets public hearing for taxi rate issue pPOTSDAM — A public hearing has been set by the village board at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 19 to discuss the mandated taxi cab rate./ppThe tax cab rate put in place by the village of Potsdam has been capped at…

  • Schmitt named to oversee use of anti-poverty grant

    Schmitt named to oversee use of anti-poverty grant pFormer Watertown Family YMCA Chief Executive Officer Peter W. Schmitt has been appointed to oversee the spending of a $1 million anti-poverty grant./ppWatertown Mayor Joseph M. Butler Jr. and United Way of Northern New York CEO Robert D. Gorman officially announced…

  • Thursday’s lottery numbers

    Thursday’s lottery numbers pDaily Numbers: /ppMidday strong4, 0, 0/strong Lucky Sum strong4/strong/ppEvening strong4, 2, 7/strong Lucky Sum strong13/strong/ppWinFour: /ppMidday strong7, 2, 7, 0 /strongLucky Sumstrong 16/strong/ppEveningstrong 3, 0, 9, 8 /strongLucky Sumstrong 20/strong/ppPick 10:strong 6, 7, 11, 19, 31, 32, 36, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 55, 59, 61,…