Allegiant Air to begin Ogdensburg-Florida flights in early October

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday that the low-cost carrier will offer its first flights from Ogdensburg International Airport to destinations in Florida starting the first week of October. [Read more…]

New Route 68 bypass opens as Ogdensburg Airport expansion continues

A recent aerial photo shows the Ogdensburg International Airport expansion. To the right is the newly rerouted Route 68. The state road was moved about 3,000 feet to allow for the runway to be expanded by 1,200 feet. Submitted Photo.

A recent aerial photo shows the Ogdensburg International Airport expansion. To the right is the newly rerouted Route 68. The state road was moved about 3,000 feet to allow for the runway to be expanded by 1,200 feet. Submitted Photo.

Traffic is flowing smoothly through a new portion of State Route 68 that was engineered to allow the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority room to expand its airport runway by 1,200 feet. [Read more…]

Retiring city planner helped Watertown grow in his 30 years

Watertown City Planning and Community Development Coordinator Kenneth A. Mix retired Wednesday after 30 years of service. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Watertown City Planning and Community Development Coordinator Kenneth A. Mix retired Wednesday after 30 years of service. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Kenneth A. Mix now knows what happens to rubber bands after they’ve been lost in a desk for 30 years.

Mr. Mix, 55, the city’s planning and community development coordinator, learned they become brittle and fall apart, something he discovered while cleaning out his desk in his City Hall office while preparing to retire on Wednesday. [Read more…]