Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Panel: North country LGBTQ services are growing, improving

    Panel: North country LGBTQ services are growing, improving pWATERTOWN — Services offered in the north country to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals have improved in recent years and are continuing to do so./ppOn Thursday morning, members of the North Country Council of Social Agencies met at the…

  • Phone lines disrupted at Carthage Area Hospital

    Phone lines disrupted at Carthage Area Hospital pCARTHAGE — Carthage Area Hospital is currently experiencing difficulties with its phone lines, according to a news release it sent around 10:30 a.m. today./ppPhone calls cannot be received at the hospital and employees are not able to dial out. Hospital officials said…

  • Two adults, toddler injured in Pamelia ATV crash

    Two adults, toddler injured in Pamelia ATV crash pWATERTOWN — Two women and a toddler were injured Thursday evening in an ATV accident that occurred on Murrock Farms off Route 283 in the town of Pamelia./ppJefferson County sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene around 8:20 p.m. /ppCinthia Murrock,…

  • Ogdensburg airport on pace for October flights by Allegiant Air

    Ogdensburg airport on pace for October flights by Allegiant Air pOGDENSBURG — The first commercial flights by Allegiant Air to and from the Ogdensburg International Airport should begin as early as October, as work on the multi-million facility expansion continues ahead of schedule./ppWade A. Davis, executive director of the…

  • Belleville Henderson School Board member honored by statewide organization for service to district

    Belleville Henderson School Board member honored by statewide organization for service to district pADAMS — Belleville Henderson Central School Board of Education member John W. Allen received a statewide award for his four-year tenure on the board./ppThe New York State School Boards Association will present Mr. Allen with their…

  • Barn quilt demonstrations being held Saturday in Canton

    Barn quilt demonstrations being held Saturday in Canton pCANTON — The town of Colton Tourism & Beautification Committee will demonstrate how to create a barn quilt from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Coakley’s Ace Hardware, Route 68. /ppThe demonstration will be given three times near the back…

  • Businesses could help pay employees’ college loans if new Rep. Stefanik bill passes

    Businesses could help pay employees’ college loans if new Rep. Stefanik bill passes pWASHINGTON — Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced legislation to allow employers to help workers pay off their college loans./ppThe bill would allow employers to make tax-free payments toward an employee’s student loans up to $10,000…

  • Indoor lacrosse returns to Massena Arena for June, July games

    Indoor lacrosse returns to Massena Arena for June, July games pMASSENA — Indoor lacrosse has returned to the Massena Arena this summer, with games in June and July, and time is getting short to see the action./ppThe St. Regis Braves of the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League are playing their…

  • Property condemned by town health officer

    Property condemned by town health officer pCARTHAGE — Town Code Enforcement Officer Robert B. Ball reported at the June 13 town of Wilna board meeting that a property at 39131 Route 3, Natural Bridge had been condemned due to unsafe and unsanitary conditions./ppMr. Ball was first alerted to the…

  • Fort Drum soldier opening Indian restaurant in Stateway Plaza

    Fort Drum soldier opening Indian restaurant in Stateway Plaza pWATERTOWN — Prabin Brat, a retiring Fort Drum soldier, is following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather./ppMr. Brat intends to open a restaurant with Indian and Nepalese cuisine in a Stateway Plaza storefront./ppHis grandfather owned a restaurant in…