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Forum debates grocery wine sales bill

Supporters and opponents of selling wine in grocery stores held a spirited discussion in a forum held by the bill's sponsors. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article
The sign for Canton's Price Chopper store arrived last week. Photo: Sandy Demarest
The sign for Canton's Price Chopper store arrived last week. Photo: Sandy Demarest

Price Chopper opens new stores this week

Price Chopper is set to re-open five North Country grocery stores, shuttered nearly two months ago. These are the former P & C markets in Canton, Potsdam, Massena, West Carthage and Gouverneur. The stores closed after P & C's parent company, Penn Traffic, declared bankruptcy. Price Chopper's stores in Canton and Potsdam open today. In West Carthage, doors open Tuesday. And the Massena and Gouverneur locations will open Wednesday. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

Tops purchase of Penn Traffic final

As the work week ended last Friday, employees of Penn Traffic grocery stores--including P & C markets in the North Country--got reassuring news that they'll continue to have work. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

USDA's organic label not enough?

You might not be getting what you pay for when you buy food with the USDA organic label. The GLRC's Rebecca Williams explains.  Go to full article

Tops Supermarket Chain Selling Some of its Stores

Tops Markets announced on Monday that it's putting 31 of its supermarkets in the Adirondacks and Eastern New York up for sale.  Go to full article

Adams Grocer to Offer Drive-thru Service

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

Preview: Potsdam Co-op Open House

Next month is International Cooperative Month. For decades, people have formed co-ops for farming, banking, healthcare, housing, electric and telephone service and grocery retailing. Since the early 70's, the Potsdam Food Co-op has provided an alternative to commercially owned grocery stores. And this Saturday the Co-op is hosting its annual Open House. Todd Moe talks with Ed Clark, president of the Potsdam Food Co-op's Board of Directors.  Go to full article

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