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  • South Lewis public hearing on $39 million consolidation plan with school closures held October 16, 2018
    pTURIN — South Lewis Central School District Superintendent Douglas Premo gave his last and largest public presentation Monday the nearly $39 million capital project to be voted upon by district taxpayers next week. Around 80 people assembled in the auditorium to listen and ask questions./pp“Many people have their minds made up and there’s nothing that […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Champion Great Bend Fire District budget public hearing tonight October 16, 2018
    pThree local fire districts have set public hearings on tentative budgets for tonight./pbCARTHAGE-WILNA/bpFire commissioners have set a public hearing on the Carthage-Wilna Fire District’s tentative budget for 5 p.m. at the fire station at 685 S. James St. /ppThe budget for the 2019 fiscal year which begins Jan. 1 is $677,704, up $27,832 over last […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Addie Jenne talks health care, economic opportunity and infrastructure October 16, 2018
    pWATERTOWN — Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa, said that as she has been knocking on doors around the district this year she’s heard a lot about national politics and personal problems, more than state issues./pp“There’s a lot of talk about national politics,” she said during an editorial board meeting Monday at the Watertown Daily Times […]
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  • Empire State Mines continues to ramp up production, close to turning a profit October 16, 2018
    pCANTON — Zinc production at Empire State Mines in the town of Fowler continues to ramp up and the mine is now close to turning a profit, the plant’s new general manager told St. Lawrence County legislators Monday night./ppThe positive news comes two weeks after a 40-year-old miner from Ohio was killed by an explosion […]
    Watertown Daily Times
  • Champion Great Bend Fire District budget public hearing tonight October 16, 2018
    pGREAT BEND — The Champion Great Bend Fire District has set its public hearing on the tentative budget for the 2019 fiscal year for 7 tonight . The meeting will be held in the business office at the Great Bend Fire Station, 32768 State Route 26./ppThe tentative budget for the fiscal year starting Jan. 1 […]
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  • Santanoni camp receives $370,000 federal restoration grant October 1, 2018
    (Oct 1, 2018) An architectural preservation group in the Adirondacks has received $370,000 from the federal government to help protect and restore the Santanoni great camp near Newcomb in Essex County. [full story]
  • Building a web atlas to help save rare alphabets September 28, 2018
    (Sep 28, 2018) Burlington writer Tim Brookes is turning to the internet and an online database in an attempt to help save rare writing systems at risk of vanishing. Brookes is the founder of the Endangered Alphabets Project, which works to promote and preserve some of the rarest alphabets. While there are thousands of spoken […]
  • Newcomb celebrates Camp Santanoni's 125th at Teddy Roosevelt Weekend September 14, 2018
    (Sep 14, 2018) History, nature, and early 20th century presidential politics come together in Newcomb, NY, this weekend. The town celebrates its connection to the 26th President of the United States with its annual Teddy Roosevelt Weekend. Roosevelt visited the Adirondacks in the late 1800s and became president in 1901 after William McKinley's assassination. Todd […]
  • Books: "White Pine Camp: the Saga of an Adirondack Great Camp and Summer White House" September 12, 2018
    (Sep 12, 2018) For over a century, White Pine Camp, near Paul Smiths College, has been famous for its unique architecture, design, and history. It served as the Summer White House for President Calvin Coolidge and his family in 1926. The complex includes guest cottages, boat houses, a Japanese tea house on an island, and […]
  • Scene Up North: "Another way of doing" brought David Duff back to the land in Macomb August 24, 2018
    (Aug 24, 2018) I met David Duff outside of a barn in Hammond. But not just any barn, it was a barn owned by the Hammond Museum and David was there to participate in a North Country at Work Story Slam. He spoke with me - before the event - about his introduction to Northern […]