Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:34 pm
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University has been named Best Campus in New York by Niche.com, thanks in large part to students who completed its survey. SLU is also ranked 12th-best nationwide. SUNY Potsdam...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- The Building Blocks Day Care board president said Tuesday it is too early to predict when the center might reopen, but a missing suitcase may help clarify how a financial...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:34 pm
The percentage of St. Lawrence County residents receiving unemployment benefits in December fell nearly a full percentage point from the same month a year ago, but the number of people working also dr...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:30 pm
A plan to preserve the future of family farming, increase investment in agriculture programs and a renewed push to encourage people to “eat local,” are highlights of the 2014 Annual Report of the Sena...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:32 am
CANTON -- SUNY Canton reached an all-time enrollment record for the online Winterterm session Dec. 17 through Jan. 15. “Our Winterterm session enrollment total is 1,322, which breaks our 2011 record o...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:25 am
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG -- City councilors say they cannot take over the Ogdensburg Cinemas, but are seeking a private investor interested in operating the defunct theater. Owner Gilbert Jones offe...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:53 am
The St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency is accepting applications for its 2015 Community Development and Environmental Improvement Fund. Eligible applicants include communities, not-for pro...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:53 am
From left, Scott Wilson, Keith Edwards, Barbara Burcume and Myron Burns POTSDAM -- SeaComm recently gave $5,000 toward a $25,000 pledge to the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation. The funds will go to...
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:34 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM -- Building Blocks Daycare remains closed for the second week, not so much because of minor building code violations, but because they can’t make payroll. “What we had coming...
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:31 pm
The North Country Regional Economic Development Council recently appointed St. Lawrence County Legislature Chairman Joseph Lightfoot and Alcoa Massena location manager Robert Lenney to vacant seats. T...
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:41 am
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency’s Canton Business Park is to get $470,000 in state funds through an award from the second round of the Consolidated Funding Application...
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:40 am
CANTON -- Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning will give a presentation on solar energy followed by a discussion with owners of solar electric systems. The group will talk about the great incentives...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 11:40 am
Miriam Catapano and Robert Wollebin MASSENA -- Massena Memorial Hospital recently hosted the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours at the new medical office building at 181 Maple...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:53 am
Brian Gardam, executive director of Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley accepts a grant from Cheryl Thisse of Corning’s Canton plant. CANTON -- Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawre...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:57 am
There were about 200 more non-farm jobs in St. Lawrence County last month than in December 2013, according the state Department of Labor’s preliminary report for December. DOL said there were 42,000 n...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:51 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The Town Council is looking at amending the zoning laws to restrict out-of-area auto dealers from setting up absentee sales outlets. Frank Lallier, who is general manager of...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:02 am
SUNY Potsdam’s PACES Dining Services ranked 39th and St. Lawrence University food service ranked 90th out of 1,175 colleges surveyed in a survey of the best campuses for food by Niche.com The colleges...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:05 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center CEO Nate Howell says Tuesday’s announcement of plans to eliminate 25 positions at the hospital will ensure the facility can expand into area...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:10 am
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Massena Village Board of Trustees voted 3-0-2 in favor of the New York Power Authority’s proposed license review agreement. Trustees Tim Ahlfeld and Albert “Herb” Deshaies a...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:09 am
From left, SeaComm President Scott A. Wilson, SeaComm board member Keith Edwards, SUNY Potsdam Director of Strategic Alliances John Wicke and SeaComm Board Chairman Myron Burns. POTSDAM -- SeaComm re...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 5:35 pm
Much of the job growth in the North Country this year is expected to be in low-wage jobs, except for relatively well paid registered nurses, according to the state Department of Labor. The labor depar...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 5:29 pm
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Food Co-op, 24 Elm St., will offer snack ideas on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., that participants can make for this year’s Super Bowl.
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:39 pm
MASSENA -- The area has lost a well-known local restaurateur and businessman. Edgar “Eddy” Leo Hebert, who founded Hebert’s Steak Ranch, is dead at age 80.Hebert He died on Jan. 19 at his home with hi...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:01 pm
OGDENSBURG – About 25 employees at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center found out today they will be laid off or moved as part of a larger restructuring of the organization. The overall plan includes “manag...
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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm
By JIMMY LAWTON CANTON -- A Canton-Potsdam oncologist has adopted a new treatment for breast cancer that can cut visits by a third. Dr. David Hauserstock says the traditional radiation treatment for b...
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