Fort Drum vet wins $20k to pursue dream

EVANS MILLS — A Fort Drum veteran’s dream of opening a brewery came one step closer to reality as he won $20,000 in a national business competition thi … [Continue Reading]

Former Fort Drum soldier Paul Kilgore holds his milk stout at his home brewery. He won a $20,000 prize to support his developing brewery business in a national business plan contest this weekend. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Self-taught Gouverneur artist’s painting instruction show goes national

GOUVERNEUR — “Painting with Wilson Bickford,” a show on WPBS-DT where north country native Wilson R. Bickford teaches painting, has gone national. … [Continue Reading]

Wilson Bickford prepares to film an episode of his WPBS show ‘Painting with Wilson Bickford.’ In its first two weeks, the show has aired in 23 markets across the country, according to the director of production, Tracy DuFlo. Photo by Stephern Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

SUNY Potsdam opens first center for applied learning in Crumb Library

POTSDAM — With its new offices now open in Crumb Library, SUNY Potsdam’s new Center for Applied Learning, a first for the state system, is now ready to … [Continue Reading]

SUNY Potsdam senior Cynthia Humphrey, right, talks with Jason Ladouceur, SUNY Potsdam’s director of planned giving at SUNY Potsdam’s new Center for Applied Learning, which opened Wednesday in the school’s Crumb Library. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Meteorologists and groundhog agree: early spring for Watertown

Punxsutawney Phil may be on to something. When he emerged from Gobbler’s Knob on Tuesday morning and did not see his shadow, an early spring was p … [Continue Reading]

Jordan Hoffman, Watertown, walks his Mother and Grandfather's dogs in Thompson Park. This year, Watertown has had only a third of the snowfall from this time last year. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Photos help prove integrity of Potsdam Public Museum’s wall

POTSDAM — Thanks in part to the director of its public museum, the village will likely avoid having to rebuild a retaining wall on Fall Island along t … [Continue Reading]

A shot of the Fall Island retaining wall during a significant spring flood event in 2011. The wall, which is being evaluated by engineers, will likely not have to be replaced partly due to pictures like this one that document the wall’s integrity. Submitted photo.

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Fort Drum vet wins $20k to pursue dream

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