Tapping the Family Tree

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Entrepreneur Josh Parker with wife Alessandra and son Rhett at the Parker’s Real Maple road side stand in front of his County Route 21 business in Canton.

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Online learning: New certification program accommodates working students

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Trisha Howell is seen in a portrait inside a Jefferson Community College classroom on Thursday, Aug. 24 2017 in Watertown, New York.

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Cultivating Continued Care options

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Nurse Michelle Wood adjusts the hat on a patient at the center.

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Midwifery Awakens in the North Country

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Josephina Yankovski holds baby Eli while being cared for at Carthage Area Hospital by midwife Joyce Wilder.

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North Country Trash Brings Energy Opportunities

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Jason Akins, Landfill Gas Technician, stands by a methane well at the Development Authority of the North Country’s landfill in Rodman pumps methane gas to the Landfill Gas to Energy Facility.

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Proving Creative Talent Through Design

CHRIS LENNEY / NNY BUSINESS Rebecca N. Weld is the principal and founder of Renew Architechture & Design in Potsdam.

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Winter Film Festival Success

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The board of directors for the Snowtown Film Festival (from left) Marc Knapp, President, Steve Hunt, Member, Kylie Peck, Treasurer, Jason Maurer, Vice President, and Terry Brennen, Secretary.

Snowtown Film Festival sells record number of tickets drawing large crowds to downtown Watertown

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Community is their Business: Watertown Hardware store celebrates 25 years

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Mike Stratton Sr., left, and Mike Stratton Jr. are marking the 25th anniversary of Stratton Hardware on Washington Street across from Watertown High School.

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Flux in Canadian dollar impacts NNY economy

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Gary DeYoung, executive director of the Thousand Islands International Tourism Council, stands in front of the Thousand Islands Bridge.

Despite exchange rate IMbalance between U.S. and Canadian dollar businesses maintain vision towards continued economic partnership

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Razing raises hope for future: Officials celebrate demolition at former J&L site in Star Lake

JASON HUNTER n/ WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES  Jerry Noseworthy, an employee for Dan’s Hauling & Demolition, sprays water on a building as it’s demolished at the J&L site Nov. 23 in Star Lake. The water helps to control asbestos fibers from going airborne, as the excavator tears down the building.

JASON HUNTER n/ WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
Jerry Noseworthy, an employee for Dan’s Hauling & Demolition, sprays water on a building as it’s demolished at the J&L site Nov. 23 in Star Lake. The water helps to control asbestos fibers from going airborne, as the excavator tears down the building.

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