Apr 02, 2014 — The nursing home in Gouverneur announced Tuesday it will close on May 7th. The facility has 40 beds. 22 patients currently live there.
Rebecca Faber, spokesperson for the Kinney Nursing Home board of directors, says the facility faced "irreversible financial challenges".
"There have been annual losses of an average of $208,000 per year over a ten-year period," Faber says. "It's just not sustainable any further." Go to full article
Jan 17, 2003 — Small towns across the North Country are struggling to replace the Ames department stores that once anchored local economies. Until the company's bankruptcy, last fall, Ames offered basic goods like clothing and house-wares. Now, a company based in Gouverneur is hoping to start a new chain of stores called "WiseBuys" that would fill the shopping void. But as Brian Mann reports, reactions to the idea are mixed. Go to full article