Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Lewis County, Lowville officials have questionable closed-door meeting

    Lewis County, Lowville officials have questionable closed-door meeting pLOWVILLE — Lewis County legislators on Tuesday evening improperly met behind closed doors with village representatives to discuss funding for proposed infrastructure upgrades related to the Kraft Heinz expansion, according to New York’s open-meetings expert./pp“The shoe, it seems, doesn’t fit,” said…

  • St. Lawrence Legislature expected to fill risk manager position within two months

    St. Lawrence Legislature expected to fill risk manager position within two months pCANTON — A risk manager job that was created by the St. Lawrence County Legislature in October 2014, but left vacant, is expected to be advertised and filled within the next two months./ppMembers of the county Legislature’s…

  • Tedisco bill seeks transparency of hidden funding within state budget

    Tedisco bill seeks transparency of hidden funding within state budget pALBANY — A bill devised by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, sets new standards for the disclosure of state budget discretionary funds and how they will be spent./ppThe “Truth in Spending” bill is a series of rules and guidelines requiring…

  • Samaritan gets preliminary approval for more parking

    Samaritan gets preliminary approval for more parking pWATERTOWN — The city’s Planning Board approved a zoning change for six properties on Washington and Woodruff streets that would allow Samaritan Medical Center to expand parking and accommodate a $10 million expansion project at the hospital. /ppSamaritan received the zoning classification…

  • Change in Massena village code would allow discretion on late water bill payments

    Change in Massena village code would allow discretion on late water bill payments pMASSENA — Under proposed revisions to the Massena village code, officials would have the flexibility to authorize the waiver or crediting of a penalty in the case of late water bill payments./ppAn addition to the code,…

  • Support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers coming to Watertown

    Support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers coming to Watertown pWATERTOWN — A new support group for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is coming to the city./ppThe group, sponsored by the Central New York chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, will meet for the first time…

  • Local paragraphs

    Local paragraphs pn DEER RIVER — The office of the Denmark town clerk/tax collector, 3707 Roberts Road, will be closed today. /p Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest News Local paragraphs

  • District attorney confirms Morristown investigation underway

    District attorney confirms Morristown investigation underway pMORRISTOWN ­— An alleged election-related issue involving the Morristown Town Council is being investigated by St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, but details of the inquiry remain under wraps./ppMs. Rain confirmed Wednesday…

  • Clayton’s prosecution against T.I. Inn jeopardizes restoration project

    Clayton’s prosecution against T.I. Inn jeopardizes restoration project pCLAYTON — Bradford J. Minnick and Jamie H. Weinberg, co-owners of the Thousand Islands Inn, say the village’s criminal and civil prosecution against them could jeopardize plans to reopen the historic building as a restaurant and hotel. /ppAnd now the businessmen…