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During the Thousand Islands Bridge opening in August 1938 cars lined up to travel across to Wellesley Island for the first time.

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Watertown agency gets $1.75 to build addiction recovery center

After months of cautious optimism, north country addiction service providers celebrated a victory against the region’s heroin and opioid epidemic on Wednesday. [Read more…]

River Hospital announces $7.25 million expansion project

River Hospital has unveiled a $7.25 million plan to renovate its existing hospital building and construct a new facility aimed at integrating primary and behavioral health care.

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F.X. Caprara Honda is now open on Bradley Street

Employees and customers take to the showroom at the new F.X. Caprara Honda dealership, which opened Monday on Bradley Street, just off Interstate 81. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Employees and customers take to the showroom at the new F.X. Caprara Honda dealership, which opened Monday on Bradley Street, just off Interstate 81. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

They say nothing beats that new car smell, and the newly-opened F.X. Caprara Honda dealership on outer Bradley Street is ripe with it. [Read more…]

North Country Family Health Center receives $1 million to expand clinical space

The North Country Family Health Center has received a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to expand on its main facility at 238 Arsenal St. [Read more…]

New imaging equipment gives Canton-Potsdam Hospital a ‘clear view’ of the future

Danielle Parent, an MRI technologist at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, speaks with Violet Tiernan, of Potsdam, following her MRI on Thursday at the hospital. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Danielle Parent, an MRI technologist at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, speaks with Violet Tiernan, of Potsdam, following her MRI on Thursday at the hospital. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

New medical imaging equipment at Canton-Potsdam Hospital is giving physicians a clearer view of patient care and the future of medicine. [Read more…]

NNY hospitals say state aid will help reduce debt

North country hospitals say that millions of dollars awarded to them Friday by the state Department of Health will assist with paying off debt. [Read more…]

North country hospitals receive $54 million in state grant funding

Several north country hospitals were recently awarded more than $54 million in grants from the state Department of Health. [Read more…]

Number of uninsured New Yorkers dropped significantly in 2015

The number of New Yorkers without health insurance dropped significantly last year, according to a National Center for Health Statistics study released last week. [Read more…]

Samaritan starts work on clinic transfers to Family Health Center

Joey Marie Horton, executive director of the North Country Family Health Center, and Thomas H. Carman, CEO of Samaritan Medical Center, discuss the new role for the North Country Family Health Center with six other Samaritan facilities. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Joey Marie Horton, executive director of the North Country Family Health Center, and Thomas H. Carman, CEO of Samaritan Medical Center, discuss the new role for the North Country Family Health Center with six other Samaritan facilities. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

WATERTOWN — Samaritan Medical Center is exploring the possibility of transferring ownership of its six community health facilities to the North Country Family Health Center. [Read more…]