Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Pierrepont woman killed trying to retrieve stray dog

    Pierrepont woman killed trying to retrieve stray dog pCANTON — A 52-year-old Pierrepont woman was killed at about 6:55 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by a vehicle while trying to round up two loose dogs on State Route 68 near Langdon Corners, state police said./ppJune M. Peoples, an…

  • Potsdam poet to read from published collection of poetry

    Potsdam poet to read from published collection of poetry pPOTSDAM — Ethan K. Shantie never thought he would write poems./pp“When I was in college, I thought, ‘I don’t think I’m cut out to be a poet,’” he said. “I never intended to write poetry.”/ppHowever, during his senior year of…

  • ‘12 Days of More of Christmas Giveaway’ begins Thursday night on Facebook

    ‘12 Days of More of Christmas Giveaway’ begins Thursday night on Facebook pBRASHER FALLS — Two entrepreneurs have created a way to make Facebook surfing pay off in local-source Christmas gifts. /ppNance Arquiett and Brittany Murtagh, the owners of 2 Mama Birds, 899 Route 11 in downtown Brasher Falls,…

  • RVRDA Board to meet in Louisville

    RVRDA Board to meet in Louisville pn LOUISVILLE — The St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency is scheduled to meet 6 p.m. Dec. 6, at the Town of Louisville Municipal Offices, State Route 37. The meeting is open to the public. /p Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest News RVRDA…

  • DEC seeking public input on usage plan for northern Lewis easement

    DEC seeking public input on usage plan for northern Lewis easement pLOWVILLE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public input on a draft recreation management plan for the Oswegatchie Conservation Easement in northern Lewis County./ppThe draft plan proposes continued access for hunting, fishing and trapping, designation…

  • Cape Air, Boutique Air make final pitch for Massena’s essential air service contract

    Cape Air, Boutique Air make final pitch for Massena’s essential air service contract pMASSENA — Cape Air officials told the Town Council if they’re awarded the Essential Air Service contract for Massena International Airport in 2017, they’re willing to accept a one-year contract and can discuss bringing in larger…

  • Watertown city engineer meets with developer about connector road project

    Watertown city engineer meets with developer about connector road project pWATERTOWN — The Alexandria Bay developer who has been pushing the hardest for the long-awaited connector road through Stateway Plaza sat down with the city’s engineer on Thursday morning to talk about its progress./ppArmed with some graphics to show…

  • Lowville hospital sees largest financial cushion in six years

    Lowville hospital sees largest financial cushion in six years pLOWVILLE — Lewis County General Hospital has its largest fiscal buffer in the past six years, according to its chief financial officer./ppJeffery W. Hellinger, CFO at the county-owned hospital, on Wednesday told hospital managers that the facility has enough cash…

  • Franklin County Chief ADA throws hat in ring for St. Lawrence DA seat

    Franklin County Chief ADA throws hat in ring for St. Lawrence DA seat pCANTON — Franklin County Chief Assistant District Attorney Gary M. Pasqua on Thursday announced his candidacy to run for St. Lawrence County DA in the 2017 election./ppMr. Pasqua, a Republican, is the first person to announce…