Friday, November 28, 2014 - 5:35 pm
With all the media hype about Black Friday and the frenzy at big box stores, businesses throughout St. Lawrence County want people to take to their downtown streets and shops for “Small Business Satur...
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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 5:33 pm
POTSDAM -- Juanita’s First Thursday Creation will be held Dec. 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Potsdam Food Co-op, 24 Elm St. The featured dish will be veggie tamale pie with polenta crust topping. Po...
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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 5:32 pm
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, the St. Lawrence County IDA Local Development Corporation, the St. Lawrence County IDA Civic Development Corporation and the St. Lawren...
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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:22 pm
The three Walmart stores in St. Lawrence County are reporting, predictably, busy shopping crowds last night and today. The world’s largest retailer makes a big splash for Black Friday and even Thanksg...
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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:21 pm
POTSDAM -- St. Lawrence Health Systems has hired Michael G. Chater, a Canadian-board-certified specialist in ear, nose, and throat diseases and disorders (otolaryngology).Chater He joins the medical s...
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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:19 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Dar’s Restaurant may soon closing and if it doesn’t find a new home, according to its owner, Dar Tyler. “My contract’s done and the hotel’s got other plans,” she said. She s...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:34 pm
St. Lawrence County’s official unemployment rate for October, 6.9 percent, was up slightly from September, when it stood at 6.8 percent. According to the latest figures from the state Department of La...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG -- City council entertained a proposal for a $25,000 security camera system that would allow the city to watch, in real time, activities at the skate park, Kids Kingdom, and...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:43 am
CANTON -- St. Lawrence County businesspeople can talk with an expert about contracting with government agencies Wednesday, Dec. 3. The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnerin...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 9:08 am
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – Two Canadian businessmen hope to turn the Newell Building into a family entertainment center that includes paintball, mini golf, combat training, laser tag  and a fir...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 5:45 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Massena Memorial Hospital Board of Managers approved a 2015 draft budget that calls for them to end the year in a roughly $1.57 million deficit, which drew the ire of To...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 5:45 am
CANTON -- A SUNY Canton faculty member is doing research that could help area hospitality and tourism businesses, particularly with women and travelers with disabilities. Christina Lesyk, who teaches...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 5:45 am
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce will host a gift wrapping station from Saturday, Nov. 29 and Dec. 13 at the chamber office, 24 Market St. Customers who make local gift purchases on listed d...
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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:03 am
From left, North Country Family Health Clinic employees, Jennifer Lalonde and Acacia Wells, Ogdensburg chamber director Laura Pearson, chamber president Michael Brashaw, chamber board member Steve H...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:36 pm
MALONE -- Titus Mountain will have its earliest opening ever with lifts spinning this Saturday at 9 a.m. The Nov. 22 opening allows skiers and riders the opportunity to hit the slopes two weeks earlie...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:32 pm
By MATTHEW LINDSEY POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Holiday Fund will once again help hundreds of local families through the Giving Tree Program and Food Basket Program. This year there are more Giving Tree loc...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:29 pm
OGDENSBURG -- The Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center gift shop is holding a two-day sale. Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. includes 20 percent off everything. Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is 15 percent off...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:53 am
POTSDAM -- The Edward Jones office, 9 Maple St., will collect items for the fall food drive for Helping Hands in Hannawa Falls. Items can be donated during normal business hours from now until Christm...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:53 am
By MATTHEW LINDSEY OGDENSBURG -- The Greater Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Thanksgiving Craft Show featuring over 80 vendors as it returns to Kennedy Elementary School, 801 Park St. The...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:38 pm
St. Lawrence County gained 200 more non-farm jobs in October compared to one year ago, according to the state Department of Labor. There were 42,500 non-farm jobs last month, compared to 42,300 in Oct...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:37 pm
POTSDAM -- To encourage area residents to “shop local” this holiday season, the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce is giving away tote bags, offering gift wrapping, promoting free parking and undertaking a m...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 8:57 am
  Don and Judi Ashley of Phillips Diner received the 2014 Business Improvement Award from the Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce at the annual dinner Nov. 14. From left are Don Ashley and Judi Ashle...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 8:43 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Massena will soon get a new logo. The Town Council voted unanimously on Wednesday night to pay Civic Plus an extra $5,000 to design it, on top of the $25,000 they are paying...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:11 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Town Council agreed on Wednesday to a 40 percent assessment reduction for the St. Lawrence Centre mall. “We’ve got to do what we can to make the mall sustainable,” Town...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:10 am
Pictured with the display at the Massena store. From left: Real (Frenchie) Coupal, Chairman of the Friends of the Massena Neighborhood Center fundraising committee; Jill Butler, Coordinator of the...
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