June 2016: Top Transactions

The following property sales were recorded in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office in April:

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May 2016 Feature Story: Metal Recycling

Firm buys scrap metal facility

The management team for Ben Weitsman of Watertown. Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling will own and operate the former Empire Recycling facility on Pearl Street, Watertown. From left, Mike E. Miner, general manager, Sophie G. Quackenbush, office manager, and Adam S. Weitsman, owner and CEO. Photo by Norm Johnson, NNY Business.

The management team for Ben Weitsman of Watertown. Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling will own and operate the former Empire Recycling facility on Pearl Street, Watertown. From left, Mike E. Miner, general manager, Sophie G. Quackenbush, office manager, and Adam S. Weitsman, owner and CEO. Photo by Norm Johnson, NNY Business.

Owego company is largest recycler on East Coast, will add jobs

By Craig Fox, NNY Business

The largest metal recycling company on the East Coast has acquired an indoor scrapyard in the old Black Clawson plant at 511 Pearl St. [Read more…]

Ogdensburg natives acquire Allen-Nichols Funeral home

Two Ogdensburg natives have returned home and purchased the historic Allen-Nichols Funeral Home at 324 New York Ave. [Read more…]

Minimum bid for naming rights for Watertown ice rink to be $50,000

City Council members want the city to get what it financially deserves for the renaming rights of the Watertown Municipal Arena, so they informally agreed on Monday night to increase the minimum bid to $50,000 a year. [Read more…]