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21 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Ad featuring Fort Drum soldiera s homecoming nominated for Emmy

The ad, starring Lt. Chuck Nadd of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, was shot as he and his girlfriend Shannon Cantwell were welcomed with a surprise parade in Lt.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Air Force investigator says a perfect storma led to drone crash in Lake Ontario

A combination of bad navigational software and timing led to the November crash of the MQ-9 Reaper drone crash into Lake Ontario, the Air Force colonel who investigated the crash said.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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JCC Info. Session July 23 for HIT Training Offered at Fort Drum

JEFFERSON, N.Y., July 8 -- The State University of New York's Jefferson Community College issued the following news release: Jefferson Community College will hold an information session for its Health Information Technology Certificate Training Program for transitioning military, veterans and their family members on Wednesday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m.

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Watertown Daily Times

Fort Drum announces higher than usual noises for training exercise

The post said a training exercise at its ranges will lead to louder than usual noises from Friday to Wednesday in the area ranging from Antwerp to Fowler.

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Watertown Daily Times

Empire State Development chief briefed on new Army cut study, potential Fort Drum effects

Members of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization briefed Kenneth Adams, Empire State Development president, CEO and commissioner, on Wednesday about the Army's latest study on potential soldier reductions at Fort Drum.

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Watertown Daily Times

State and local ballot petitions set the playing field for September and November

It's an election year, and while the excitement over the Republican primary in the 21st Congressional District may have died down, the political season keeps rolling along with ballot petitions due this week for state and local races.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

After Philadelphia flights start, ridership numbers climb in May at Watertown airport

The flight destination switch from Chicago to Philadelphia didn't stop ridership numbers from climbing in May at Watertown International Airport, and officials are hopeful enplanements will continue to grow.

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Watertown Daily Times

Indictment: Youth tried to kill students, staff at Indian River High School

A 15-year-old has been named in an indictment charging him with trying to kill students and staff at Indian River High School in January.

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The Post-Standard

Border crisis: Feds consider Syracuse to house children awaiting deportation

A Border Patrol agent processes an eight-year-old boy who just crossed the border with a larger group, near McAllen, Texas.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

State Sen. Patty Ritchie has been picked to be part of a national group looking at ways to improve services and outreach to veterans and active members of America's military.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Newly uploaded videos show Guardsmen train at Fort Drum in 1940s, '50s

Recently uploaded home movie footage has given new life to the training of National Guard units on Pine Camp, now known as Fort Drum, that took place about six decades ago.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County schools would be affected by large scale military cuts

The worst-case scenario study that outlined the effects of an 85 percent cut in Army personnel at Fort Drum would mean up to a 60 percent reduction in the number of students at area public schools and a 37 percent cut to enrollment at Jefferson Community College, Watertown, local officials say.

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Watertown Daily Times

Motorists accused of DWI

John M. Chatterton II, 34, of 714 Holcomb St., Watertown, was charged by Watertown city police at 9:34 a.m. Thursday with aggravated DWI and speeding on Friday after being found traveling at 42 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone on the 500 block of South Massey Street.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Sen. Schumer says federal government is not seriously considering...

The prospect of hundreds of refugee children being placed at Fort Drum seems unlikely, according to U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Philadelphia man accused of headbutting teenage son

A Philadelphia resident was charged by state police with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly hit two of his children Wednesday evening.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

North County Public Radio

Ft. Drum unlikely to house undocumented children

Senator Charles Schumer says the chances are slim that undocumented children caught trying to cross the US-Mexican border illegally will be housed at Fort Drum.

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Watertown Daily Times

Community flocks to Thompson Park for July 4 concert, fireworks

As they have for years, April Ann T. Young and a group of 20 family members and friends made a picnic for Wednesday night's concert and Fourth of July week fireworks in Thompson Park.

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Watertown Daily Times

Fort Drum panel clears soldier of murder, other charges in connection to childa s death

A court-martial panel has found a soldier on post not guilty of murder and other charges in connection with the death of his stepson in December 2012.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Post-Standard

Air Force: Reaper drone that crashed into Lake Ontario had failures days before accident

An MQ-9 Reaper drone from the 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field in Mattydale takes off at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field at Fort Drum in 2012.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Fort Drum eyed as site for housing refugee children

Vacant space on the base has been identified as a possible location for housing refugee children who arrive in the United States unaccompanied by an adult.

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