Friday, November 25, 2016 12:00 am

Peter Schmitt named to oversee use of anti-poverty grant

Former Watertown Family YMCA Chief Executive Officer Peter W. Schmitt has been appointed to oversee the spending of a $1 million anti-poverty grant. Watertown is one of 16 cities in the state to receive an Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative grant. United Way of Northern New York was selected to lead the initiative by Watertown Mayor Joe Butler.