Wall hanging in Potsdam

Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care recently received a handmade wall hanging from community member Debra Scott. 'In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I really just wanted to do something to inspire patients, because sometimes you just need a reminder that ‘I can do this,’ she said.

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CANTON – Teen maple syrup producer Joshua Parker didn’t walk away with any financing following his appearance on ABC-tv’s “Shark Tank” Friday, but he gained valuable advice and admiration from the panelists. “You are going to make things happen, no matter what happens,” said panelist Lori Greiner, one of five “sharks” who considered investing in Parker’s venture. CEO of Parker Maple Farm, Parker... Read More >>
MASSENA -- A village resident is jailed on multiple counts after allegedly choking a 16-year-old girl. Coral C. Taylor, 39, of Cedar Street is charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, child endangerment, obstruction of breathing, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and two counts of second-degree harassment, village police said. On Wednesday, she allegedly choked the... Read More >>
St. Lawrence County gained 100 non-farm jobs in September compared to the same month last year, according to the Department of Labor. The DOL says there were 41,800 last month and 41,700 in Sept. 2015. To our east in Franklin County, the number went down to 19,100 last month from 19,300 in Sept. 2015. To our west in Jefferson County, the number went up by 600 to 44,000 last month from 43,400 in... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg was awarded a $150,000 grant from the state to address its growing problem of zombie properties, but is waiting for contract documents before it can proceed. “The city was awarded our full request of $150,000. Presently we are awaiting contract documents and further correspondence from the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) before we are able to proceed with this... Read More >>
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG -- Richardson & Sons are expected to begin demolition work soon on a burned out structure at 421 Park Street. Ogdensburg awarded a contract to demolish the fire-damaged structure in August. The project is expected to cost the city $27,790. Richardson & Son will receive $10,200. Materials will be transported from the site by Tater Acres at an estimated cost of $... Read More >>