Mercy project clears zoning approval

The redevelopment of the former Mercy Hospital site cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday night when the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals approved a compromise that allows for an urban feel for the project and room for potential future widening of Arsenal Street. [Read more…]

Lowville Planning Board approves expanded Kraft Heinz plan

The Kraft Heinz expansion project has been officially expanded.

The village Planning Board on Monday gave final approval to an amended site plan that now includes 103,353 square feet of additions to the Utica Boulevard cream cheese manufacturing plant; that’s up from 75,848 square feet in the plan previously approved in March. [Read more…]

Mercy project’s site plans to go before Planning Board

The city’s Planning Board will take a first look today at COR Development Co.’s $30 million redevelopment of the old Mercy Hospital site. [Read more…]

Developer sues Clayton over moratorium on wind energy projects

The developer of a proposed wind project has filed a legal challenge to the Town Council’s six-month moratorium on the installation of towers used to measure meteorological conditions. [Read more…]

Samaritan looks to fall groundbreaking for cancer center

Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, is starting a new advisory council that will include former patients as members. The health care provider aims  to receive feedback from people who have experienced care as consumers so hospital officials can better address patient needs and solve problems. Photo by Justin Sorensen, NNY Business.

Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, is starting a new advisory council that will include former patients as members. The health care provider aims to receive feedback from people who have experienced care as consumers so hospital officials can better address patient needs and solve problems. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Samaritan Medical Center officials hope to break ground in the fall on a new comprehensive cancer treatment center. [Read more…]

Orleans Planning Board reviews wind developer’s proposal for test tower

Iberdrola Renewables plans to put up only one wind measurement tower in the town of Orleans, according an application reviewed Tuesday night by the Planning Board. [Read more…]

Potsdam barber expands to Main Street

Casey Dillon shaves Ted Walrich’s beard Tuesday at his barber shop located at 6548 Route 56 in Potsdam. He just opened a new location at 2 Main Street in Potsdam where he will be working in the afternoon after working at this original location in the morning. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Casey Dillon shaves Ted Walrich’s beard Tuesday at his barbershop located at 6548 Route 56 in Potsdam. He just opened a new location at 2 Main Street in Potsdam where he will be working in the afternoon after working at this original location in the morning. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

POTSDAM — Hoping to increase the exposure of his vintage style barbershop, town resident Casey J. Dillon is transitioning to a downtown location on Main Street and looking forward to capitalizing on a busy area. [Read more…]

New Pizza Hut approved by Canton Village Planning Board

CANTON — The village Planning Board on Tuesday night unanimously approved a site plan for a new Pizza Hut in the University Plaza on Route 11. The new site is about 200 yards from the existing Pizza Hut and will include a drive-through area. [Read more…]

Sparx seeks new site for slaughterhouse in Potsdam

POTSDAM — Now that a proposal to build a small-scale slaughterhouse in Canton has failed, United Helpers’s business Sparx is considering a site off Pine Street in the village. [Read more…]

Samaritan Medical Center to resolve parking issues due to addition

WATERTOWN — Samaritan Medical Center officials are already working on solving some parking issues associated with the hospital’s proposed $10 million expansion project that would place its maternity ward and pediatric units on the same floor. [Read more…]