Lewis Planning Board approves expanded Kraft Heinz plans

Expansion plans at the Kraft Heinz plant here continue to expand.

The Lewis County Planning Board on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve an amended site plan that now includes 103,353 square feet of additions to the Utica Boulevard cream cheese manufacturing plant; that’s up from 75,848 square feet in a previously approved plan. [Read more…]

JCC President Carole McCoy announces retirement next year

Jefferson Community College President Carole A. McCoy, seen here congratulating Charles Hartley upon receiving his diploma during last Friday's commencement ceremony, announced she is retiring at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Jefferson Community College President Carole A. McCoy, seen here congratulating Charles Hartley upon receiving his diploma during last Friday’s commencement ceremony, announced she is retiring at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Jefferson Community College President Carole A. McCoy announced she is retiring at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. [Read more…]

Great American grocery store coming to Star Lake

This Adirondack hamlet won’t be without a full-scale grocery store for much longer. [Read more…]

City finishing up $10 million downtown application

City officials are putting together the final touches on an application for a $10 million award from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative program. [Read more…]

Mobile Wimpy’s Inn to offer taste of nostalgia in Ogdensburg

Husband and wife business team Julia L. and Ethan D. Henry are hoping to inspire a taste for nostalgia in the city. [Read more…]

Search & Rescue secures contract with town of Croghan

Lewis County Search & Rescue came out in force to Monday’s Town Council meeting, bringing along three ambulances and a rescue truck. [Read more…]

Coyote Moon gets gold at International Taster’s Guild Competition

Coyote Moon Vineyards, recipient of over 700 medals, recently was awarded a significant prize at the International Tasters Guild Competition held in Grand Rapids, Mich. [Read more…]

Schumer: NNY may lose $4.5 million in federal funds for broadband expansion

The Federal Communications Commission plans to send $170 million in unused federal funds slated to expand Internet access in upstate New York to other states. [Read more…]

Clayton approves wind moratorium, timing set to encourage urgent action

The town supervisor said its new six-month wind moratorium was timed to encourage quick action from the Town Council. [Read more…]

Schumer urges USDA to help Watertown company with permit

Courtney Schermerhorn, site manager for Midway International Logistics, gives the Times a tour of the facility Friday. Bureaucratic red tape has caused the company to lose a $1.75 million contract to import meat from Canada. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Courtney Schermerhorn, site manager for Midway International Logistics, gives the Times a tour of the facility Friday. Bureaucratic red tape has caused the company to lose a $1.75 million contract to import meat from Canada. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer has stepped in to help a local company get through bureaucratic red tape to receive a federal permit to import meat from Canada. [Read more…]