I posted the other day about purveyors of used goods in Canton and Adams, and some of the troubles they’re facing, and I’m just checking back in with a quick update on both of those situations.
Flea Market Zone (who knew there was such a...
Like many of us here at North Country Public Radio, I am a huge fan of thrift stores and flea markets. So it was with great pleasure that I noticed some time ago that a clothing store that had opened up when I first arrived here in Canton in 2011,...
Adams, NY, Mar 31, 2011 — Federal agents raided a Jefferson County dairy farm yesterday and arrested the farmer, a week after one of his Hispanic employees died in an apparent accident. 47 year-old John Barney of Adams is charged with harboring illegal immigrants. Todd Moe reports. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Sep 24, 2010 — Broadway and opera star Lisa Vroman returns to her musical roots in Potsdam on Saturday night. Perhaps best known for her role as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera during it's record breaking run in San Francisco, Vroman is a versatile performer with symphonies, Broadway and opera. She grew up in Adams, NY and majored in music education at the Crane School of Music at SUNY-Potsdam. Community Performance Series presents her concert, "How Can I Keep from Singing" Saturday night (7:30 pm) in Potsdam's Hosmer Hall. Todd Moe spoke with her about the music industry, her career and returning to the North Country. Go to full article
An "Empty Bowls" wall display at South Jefferson Middle School
May 23, 2006 — Hundreds of clay bowls that were made over the last few months by students and staff in a Jefferson County school will raise thousands of dollars for hunger relief. South Jefferson Middle School, in Adams, is participating in the "Empty Bowls" program. The basic idea for the project is simple. Participants create ceramic bowls, then serve a simple meal of soup and bread. All the money raised benefits local food shelves and homeless shelters. South Jefferson's dinner is Wednesday night (5-6:30 pm) in the High School cafeteria. South Jefferson Middle School counselor Steve Robinson told Todd Moe that all 450 students participated in the project. Go to full article
May 13, 2004 — This Sunday afternoon three Crop Walks for Hunger will be held in the Jefferson county communities of Adams, Sackets Harbor and Watertown. Pastor Cynthia Walton, of the United Presbyterian Church of Sackets Harbor, says money raised during the Crop Walks will benefit local food banks and world-wide disaster relief. Go to full article
Mar 14, 2003 — Shoppers in the Adams area will soon be able to pick up basic food items, like milk and bread, without ever leaving their cars. Rod's Big M is expanding into the vacant Kinney Drugs store located next to it. Go to full article