Pickens Hall Opera House complete; grand opening on Saturday

Renovations to the third-floor opera house at Pickens Hall, 83 State St., have been completed — an accomplishment that marks a milestone for those a … [Continue Reading]

David Kingsley, president of the Heuvelton Historical Association, sits in the newly renovated Pickens Hall Opera House Wednesday in Heuvelton. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

‘Race for the Rohde’ to benefit Adams food pantry April 30

Residents of southern Jefferson County will soon have a chance to show off their speed, endurance and compassion all in one day. … [Continue Reading]

Mary Jo Taylor, manager of the Rohde Center Food Pantry in Adams, stands behind a banner advertising the agency’s first ‘Race for the Rohde’ fundraiser, which will be held April 30. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Law officers prepare for Ogdensburg to Massena Torch Run

Representatives from area law enforcement agencies gathered in front of City Hall on Tuesday to raise public awareness for the upcoming Special … [Continue Reading]

Representatives of area police agencies join Special Olympics athletes and local officials for an official Torch Run kickoff event in front of Ogdensburg City Hall on Tuesday. The Torch Run between Ogdensburg and Massena on April 29 will help launch the Special Olympics at SUNY Canton on April 30. Photo by Larry Robinson, Watertown Daily Times.

Bishop LaValley meets Pope Francis as part of north country pilgrimage

The excitement of a pilgrimage to the Vatican and other historic old world sites in Italy by members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg is … [Continue Reading]

A photo from the Diocese of Ogdensburg Facebook page shows Bishop Terry R. LaValley meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday. Submitted photo.

Study: Thousand Islands visitors tend to be in their 50s

A new study has found the average Thousand Islands region tourists are in their 50s, influenced to come by family and friends and stay for four days. … [Continue Reading]

Kayakers paddle past Cape Vincent along the St. Lawrence River last May. A new study has compiled demographic data on tourists. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.


New campground may be developed near Town of Colton’s Sevey’s Corners

A Rochester developer is planning to create a 200-site campground near Sevey’s Point, a popular convenience store he built and opened two years ago. … [Read More...]

‘Stay Connected 5K’ to raise awareness of teen suicide prevention

The Children’s Home of Jefferson County is encouraging local families to “stay connected” and attend its inaugural Teen Suicide Prevention 5K Walk/Run … [Read More...]

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