Ogdensburg unveils new airport as Allegiant Air touches down

JASON HUNTER n WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES Patricia Arduine, Potsdam, waits to board the first Allegiant Air outbound flight from Ogdensburg to Sanford, Florida Wednesday at the Ogdensburg International Airport. (Robinson's story)

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Patricia Arduine, Potsdam, waits to board the first Allegiant Air outbound flight from Ogdensburg to Sanford, Florida Wednesday at the Ogdensburg International Airport.

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Building projects in Ogdensburg have value of $3.3 million

New construction, rehabilitation and demolition projects are continuing to spur economic activity in the city this building season, according to a recent report by the Ogdensburg Code Enforcement Office. [Read more…]

Wind turbine parts arrive in Ogdensburg by ship and rail

The Port of Ogdensburg has seen increased activity in recent days as the main components of a new wind turbine project roll into the facility by both ship and rail. [Read more…]

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…]

Ogdensburg B.A.S.S. federation tournament expected to boost economy

The city is preparing for a major bass fishing tournament next month that is expected to draw as many as 160 anglers and pump tens of thousands of dollars into the local economy, according to organizers. [Read more…]

St. Lawrence County’s only city eyes $10 million economic prize

Officials in Ogdensburg are hoping the distinction of being St. Lawrence County’s only city — coupled with an abundance of vacant riverfront property — will help it secure a $10 million grant through Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. [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…]

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…]

Organic farm plans $1 million meat processing facility

Kandace Dietschweiler-Hartley poses for a portrait at her route 68 farm in Oswegatchie. Mrs. Dietschweiler-Hartley is planning to build a 6,000 square foot slaughterhouse and retail outlet. Photo by Larry Robinson, Watertown Daily Times.

Kandace Dietschweiler-Hartley is planning to build a 6,000 square foot slaughterhouse and retail outlet in Oswegatchie. Photo by Larry Robinson, Watertown Daily Times.

OSWEGATCHIE — A local farm that already specializes in certified organic meat and other regional agriculture products is planning construction this spring of a 6,000-square-foot slaughterhouse and meat processing facility that will include an adjacent retail store and gas station along state Route 68 near the Ogdensburg International Airport. [Read more…]