Retired Fort Drum soldiers take on towing business | Business

WATERTOWN — Tow truck driver Sara Snide surprises some stranded motorists when she gets out of her rig to help them.

But she and her husband Jonathen have been running Snide’s Towing, Plowing and Landscaping out of their Clayton home for the last 18 months.

The retired Fort Drum soldiers are now expanding the business into downtown Watertown, where they’re opening an office in the Commerce Building on Public Square, so they can be closer to customers in the city.

After leaving the Army, they decided they liked the north country so much that they wanted to stay in the area.

“We wanted to stay local and open a business,” she said.

Since starting the towing truck company, the business has grown and become the AAA tow truck company for much of the north country territory.

The company also handles towing for commercial and residential customers, the Jefferson County 911 dispatch center and obtained the contract for the…

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