Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Internet service disrupted in large parts of Eastern U.S.

    Internet service disrupted in large parts of Eastern U.S. pProblems experienced by Internet users across the Eastern U.S. appear to have eased, with most sites back online after web-hosting services were invaded by hackers./ppDyn Inc., a significant Domain Name Server that facilitates the loading of web pages, said service…

  • China’s plan to organize its whole society around Big Data: A rating for everyone

    China’s plan to organize its whole society around Big Data: A rating for everyone pBEIJING – Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you…

  • Accuweather: Sections of Tug Hill Plateau, Adirondacks could receive snow this weekend

    Accuweather: Sections of Tug Hill Plateau, Adirondacks could receive snow this weekend pPortions of the Tug Hill Plateau, along with large sections of the Adirondacks, may receive snow this weekend, according to Accuweather./ppThe a href=”http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/weekend-to-yield-taste-of-winter-cold-brisk-snow-following-summerlike-warmth/60803620″forecaster projected/a about 1 to 3 inches of snow from Saturday night into Sunday morning./ppMuch…

  • AT&T has 120 billion reasons to approach Time Warner cautiously

    AT&T has 120 billion reasons to approach Time Warner cautiously pAT&T may be interested in a deal with media giant Time Warner, but the phone carrier’s ambitions are constrained by its hefty $120 billion debt load and its desire to keep an investment-grade credit rating./ppSenior executives of AT&T and…

  • Trump jokes strike sour tone at formal charity dinner

    Trump jokes strike sour tone at formal charity dinner pDonald Trump said Thursday he was in a room full of wonderful people at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York./pp“Or as Hillary calls it, her largest crowd of her season,” he said with a chuckle, as…

  • Observers keep track of thousands of Fort Drum soldiers during Mountain Peak event

    Observers keep track of thousands of Fort Drum soldiers during Mountain Peak event pFORT DRUM — As thousands of 10th Mountain Division soldiers take to the field for the Mountain Peak exercise, staff on post are keeping close tabs on their movements./ppThe observation work is done from a small…

  • Lowville trustees approve contract for sewer aeration upgrades

    Lowville trustees approve contract for sewer aeration upgrades pLOWVILLE — Village trustees on Wednesday signed off on the final portion of its emergency sewer system upgrades./ppHowever, Deputy Mayor Joseph G. Beagle remained apprehensive about moving forward without more formal agreements in place with Kraft Heinz, even after he and…

  • Expert to discuss drought recovery methods for farmers

    Expert to discuss drought recovery methods for farmers pState Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, is encouraging north country farmers affected by this year’s drought to attend a special presentation on Wednesday featuring groundwater expert Dr. M. Todd Walter of Cornell University./ppDr. Walter — a hydrogeologist who serves as director…

  • Variance requests in Canton forcing sign code review

    Variance requests in Canton forcing sign code review pCANTON — Village Board members approved two sign variances Monday night for Sunoco, 58 Main St. and the new Rite Aid being constructed on East Main Street adjacent to Seacomm. /ppSign variances are becoming increasingly common in the village and Mayor…