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New talent takes the air at Tunes 92.5 FM

Pam Summers, a new radio show host with Intrepid Broadcasting, Inc., launched her first show Aug. 8 on Tunes 92.5/104.5 FM, WBLH Radio, Watertown. [Read more…]

Job fair Wednesday for 30 warehouse positions in Lowville

The Pennsylvania company taking over warehouse duties at the Kraft Heinz plant is looking to hire around 30 people, with a recruitment event being held here on Wednesday. [Read more…]

July 2016 Feature Story: Craft Beverage

Tapping into agri-tourism

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.  and Elizabeth  Kaneb  with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.and Elizabeth
Kaneb with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

Region’s craft beverage industry diversifies as it grows

By Karee Magee, NNY Business

Twenty-one years after the north country’s first craft brewery, Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, opened in 1995, the craft beverage industry in the region has hit its stride as a major contributor to agri-tourism. [Read more…]

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St. Lawrence County’s golf courses, cycling, wineries and more draw tourists

Brooke E. Rouse, director of St. Lawrence County’s Chamber of Commerce, and Joseph R. Goliber, visitor center manager, pose with copies of the agency’s visitor’s guide and angler’s guide at their Canton office. Photo by Susan Mende, Watertown Daily Times.

Brooke E. Rouse, director of St. Lawrence County’s Chamber of Commerce, and Joseph R. Goliber, visitor center manager, pose with copies of the agency’s visitor’s guide and angler’s guide at their Canton office. Photo by Susan Mende, Watertown Daily Times.

Boxes filled with 3,000 copies of the 47-page St. Lawrence County Chamber’s Visitor Guide headed across the border Wednesday for the Ottawa and Kingston areas to showcase golf, cycling, fishing and other recreational opportunities that continue to attract people to the rural north country. [Read more…]

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…]

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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…]