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15 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Home sweet home: Jefferson Community College cuts ribbon on new dormitory

When Jefferson Community College opened in 1961 in downtown Watertown, it appealed to aspiring students from across the county looking for an efficient way to extend their high school education and better prepare for the demands of the workplace while staying close to home.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CNN

Army leader shows his mettle while acting as both platoon sergeant and platoon leader

In the U.S. Army, grade and responsibility are symbols of pride and success. For many Soldiers, leadership positions hold a certain prestige that is evidence of years of hard work and dedication.

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Watertown Daily Times

Sen. Ritchie, FDRLO deliver 9,000 signatures in support of Fort Drum

FORT DRUM ­- State Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, and the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization jointly delivered on Monday more than 9,000 signatures and dozens of resolutions passed by local municipalities in support of Fort Drum to Army leadership.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Stefanik to unveil first general election TV ad Monday

Elise M. Stefanik, Republican candidate in New York's 21st Congressional District, will release her first television ad of the general election today, titled “Working Together.” Touching upon key issues in the campaign, the 30-second spot features Ms.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Fort Drum advocates prepare response to Army study prior to deadline Monday

With limited time before the Army's deadline Monday for public comments about potential force reduction, advocates for Fort Drum are compiling materials to state their case.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

a What to Expecta series author visits new mothers at north country hospitals

Heidi E. Murkoff offered more to new mothers Thursday than advice in her “What to Expect” book series on prenatal and postnatal years.

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The Post-Standard

Fort Drum missile interceptor site would employ up to 1,800 in military, civilian jobs

The Pentagon is considering whether to build a missile-interceptor at Fort Drum or three other East Coast sites.

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The Miami Herald

6 soldiers hurt by lightning strike at Fort Drum

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, above, says that in his mind, it's as if his offensive line has five, not four, starters returning, referring to Austin Barron's experience.

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Watertown Daily Times

Six soldiers hurt by lightning in Fort Drum field exercise

The soldiers, from the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, were taken by ambulance to area hospitals, according to Julie Halpin, Fort Drum director of public affairs.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Gov. Cuomo touts Fort Druma s strengths in letter to top Army officials

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has sent a letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Simulated helicopter crash at Fort Drum tests NNY first responders

Civilian and military first responders teamed up Wednesday, moving around fire, smoke and uneven terrain to aid dozens of supposed victims of a mock double helicopter crash near the hamlet of Spragueville.

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Watertown Daily Times

Congressional candidates weigh in on proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum

Candidates for New York's 21st Congressional District seat on Tuesday weighed in on the proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum.

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WSYR-AM Syracuse

2 Counties Join Forth Drum for Emergency Exercise

Military officials at Fort Drum say the Army's 10th Mountain Division and local emergency response agencies will be conducting a mass casualty exercise.

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Watertown Daily Times

AG orders three Jefferson County thrift stores to stop selling dangerous childrena s clothing

Three thrift stores in Jefferson County, along with 43 other stores statewide, have been ordered by the state attorney general to stop selling children's clothes with drawstrings.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Open house tonight in Carthage about potential missile site at Fort Drum

North country residents will have a chance to ask questions and speak out about a potential missile defense site at Fort Drum during a meeting tonight in Carthage.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cuomo signs bills to help veterans

The new laws are the culmination of a veterans' summit Cuomo held near the Capitol in March and will help veterans and their families when they move as a result of their service.

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Watertown Daily Times

Monument to honor 10th Mountain Division proposed in Thompson Park

Michael T. Plummer and a group of north country residents wanted to do something special to commemorate the approaching 30th anniversary of the 10th Mountain Division for all it has done for Watertown and the country.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Post-Standard

Catch Fort Drum's 'Military Moms' on 'The Great Food Truck Race' tonight on The Food Network

Team Military Moms' Michele Bajakian, Carol Rosenberg and Wendy Newman as seen on Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race Season 5. It debuts Aug. 17 at 9 p.m. eastern.

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Watertown Daily Times

Regional Economic Development Council submits report to state, lists priority projects

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council submitted its progress report to the state Friday, as part of the fourth round of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's regional council competition.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

West Nile remains greater mosquito threat to region than EEE

When it comes to mosquito-borne viruses, the north country appears to be more vulnerable to the lesser of two evils.

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