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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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 5:40 pm
A national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization gives high marks for inclusion to several major companies that have substantial operations in St. Lawrence County. Those co...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 5:29 pm
CANTON -- The Canton Village Board voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Leigh Bixby Rodriguez to be the village’s new director of economic development. “The Village of Canton has found an outstan...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 5:52 am
CANTON -- Hoping to retain its first place title in the New York Six Negawatt Challenge, St. Lawrence University students will need to turn off a few more lights in order to improve their current thir...
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Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:09 am
The award recipients’ are: seated Pam Luckie, Citizen of the Year Thomas Luckie, Sr.; back row from left Don Ashley, Judi Ashley of Phillips Diner the Business Improvement Award Winner, Senator Patti...
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 2:40 pm
From left, David Kingsley, Julie Gray, Betsy Hebert, Jenn Beebe and Richard Tacchino, Robert Seymour. HEUVELTON -- Heuvelton Historical Association is one step closer to completing the Pickens Hall r...
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 2:38 pm
MASSENA -- Studio 162, 47 Main St., is hosting a fundraiser for St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House on Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There will be gift basket raffles, food and refreshments. Info: 705-...
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:31 am
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg may take over the former Ogdensburg Cinema. At Monday’s City Council meeting the board received a letter from the theater’s owner Gill Jones offering the cinema to the city at...
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Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:48 am
A new state initiative will partner several local healthcare agencies and companies with SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES to provide free college education and jobs to students who want to wor...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:27 am
St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is holding health insurance information and enrollment sessions throughout the county over the next month. In Gouverneur, they will be at Mullin’s Restaurant fr...
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 2:28 pm
Price Chopper, which operates stores in Potsdam, Canton, Massena, Ogdensburg and Gouverneur, will soon be re-branded as Market 32 as part of a $300 million campaign. The Golub Corporation, which owns...
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
CANTON -- Two North Country accounting firms have announced they have merged. Gray & Gray Certified Public Accountants, P.C. of Canton and Hoffman & Eells, CPAs, P.C., based in Malone and with...
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 8:47 am
POTSDAM – A Business, In the Spotlight event will take place Nov. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Willow Tree Florist & Landscaping, 7580 U.S. Highway 11. The event is a chance to meet and network with oth...
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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 5:25 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- When Northern Music and Video announced it was going out of business last weekend, people were shocked and saddened. “Very sad,” and “end of an era” were common comments,...
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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm
From left, raffle co-chair Sheila Wright, raffle winner Allison Felt and raffle co-chair Sharon Garvey. OGDENSBURG -- Allison Felt, a Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center employee, won the CHMC Auxiliary's...
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Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 4:44 pm
POTSDAM – After four decades in business, Northern Music & Video, one of downtown Potsdam’s major retailers, plans to close by the end of the year due to a decline in sales. “We have done everythi...
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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:13 am
MASSENA -- Office Max is closing, according to store manager Mary Jane Martin. "We're closing in January at sometime," she said. Martin said she was not authorized by the corporation to say anything m...
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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:13 am
WADDINGTON -- Through Nov. 14, Artworks Creperie will donate 10 percent of any sale of artist Bill Parmer's paintings to the St. Lawrence County Arts Council. Parmer won the grand prize at the Potsdam...
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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:52 am
Following a massive spike in electrical bills that hurt many St. Lawrence County residents last winter, National Grid has implemented changes they say will reduce price volatility. Last year electric...
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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:52 am
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded their assessment of the New York Power Authority’s creditworthiness, according to a press release from the authority. “Actions by Standard &...
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