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Hometown Local is an initiative started by NBC Watertown to help Small Businesses grow.  With Small businesses being the backbone of our community, we wanted to bring recognition to the owners that unlock in the morning, make all of the daily decisions and lock up at the end of the day.  All of this while holding responsibility to their loyal employees.  These folks are our friends, families and neighbors. They are just like you and I.  They are there before, during and after the sale.  To learn more about Hometown Local and how you can be a partner with NBC Watertown, contact us at 315-836-2023 or nbcwatertown45@gmail.com.


Johnson Lumber is a family owned and operated Eastern White Pine Sawmill located in Carthage. Robert and Ronald Johnson, started their adventure in 1977 with the help of their father. They currently service over 200 retail yards with Johnson Lumber products in New York State alone. Their goal from the beginning has always been to manufacture the highest quality lumber, provide top notch service, grow the business and explore new avenues and markets. Over the past 40 years Johnson Lumber has been a staple of the North Country and their community. Currently the second generation is learning and contributing to help grow Johnson Lumber for the future. 

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Rudd’s has been family owned and operated by Jeff and Karen Rudd since 2005. Rudd’s pride themselves on their amazing customer service and carrying a full line of hardware, clothing, footwear, lawn care products also added value to their customers. They have also been providing area farmers with their seed, fertilizer, and spraying needs. Rudd’s has something for everyone!

Located in Adams Center, NY, Doors Plus is your local garage door company. You can count on us to supply only top quality products from industry leaders like Clopay® and LiftMaster®, backed up with a commitment to superior expertise and unmatched customer service. We service all of Upstate New York, including Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties, and we are happy to provide free estimates in person. Whether you need a garage door repaired, a new garage door opener installed, or help troubleshooting a garage door related problem – our team of trained technicians have got you covered.

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White’s Lumber has been the North Country’s hometown lumber and building supplier for over 125 years. They continue to serve their customers with one mission in mind: to help them build to be the best with great products, low prices, and expert advice. Family owned and operated for over 125 years, White’s Lumber & Building Supply serves the entire region with four convenient locations in Watertown, Gouverneur, Pulaski, and Clayton. At White’s, you’ll find savings on everything you need for your next building project, plus expert advice you just can’t get anywhere else. Whether you’re fixing a leaky sink or building a brand new home, White’s Lumber is here to help.

Foy Agency, Inc is a Property and Casualty Agency that was started in the home of Frances Foy in 1950.  Now in their third generation with Jeff Foy and Mike Hayes, they are providing friendly, knowledgeable service that helps Businesses as well as Home and Auto owners with their Property & Liability Insurance.  They have three offices located in Deer River, Lowville & Croghan.  Feel free to reach out for a no obligation quote at anytime and the staff at Foy Agency would love to help any way possible.

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Welcome to Burrville Power Equipment, your one stop shop for sales, parts and service. Family-owned and operated and conveniently located just outside of Watertown, NY on route 12 South in Burrville.  

Sure you may be able to buy a chainsaw, lawnmower, or tractor anywhere but how many places will answer the questions you have when you get it home and go to use it, provide replacement parts or even service the equipment when it needs some work. Our staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and understands that not everyone is an expert on powered equipment. 


Premier tanning and skin care salon offering 5 levels of tanning, VersaSpa Pro Spray Tan, a Sunlighten Infrared Sauna and 3 types of facial light therapy.  We are the home of the only high pressure beds north of Syracuse…..Cabanabay!  Not your average tanning salon!

We specialize in feed for livestock and for your companions. We carry feed for everything from parakeet to horse and cows. We are also a small hardware store and we carry the basic things you need for hunting and fishing. Topsoil, mulch and potting soil can also be bought at our store. We are a local family owned business and look forward to hearing you feedback about our store. Call us if you have any questions you may have at 315-493-9505.

Family owned and operated since 1980, Widrick Auto Sales is proud to offer quality pre-owned vehicles at an affordable price in the Watertown, Fort Drum and North Country areas! Widrick Auto Sales specializes in all means of financing and knowledgeable staff that will get you on the road quickly. At Widrick’s “We make it easy, that’s what we do”.