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Watertown, New York is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Watertown, NY include 13601, 13603, and 13602. The median home price in Watertown is $148,500 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Watertown information.

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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Watertown, Canton medical facilities get $424k in federal funding

The North Country Family Health Center, Watertown, and the United Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country, Canton, received hundreds of thousands in new funding Monday, as a part of an initiative to expand access to care. The two pieces of funding were a part of 23 announced by U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand, with a total value of $6,324,208.

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7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Site picked in Thompson Park for 10th Mountain Division monument

The planned monument for the 10th Mountain Division looks like will it end up at historic Thompson Park after all. Instead, organizers and the Watertown City Council agreed Monday night that a location a short distance away - just east of a large green space used for the annual July Fourth celebration - is the best site.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Proposed dog park in Watertown gets informal approval from City Council

After eight years of lobbying, arguing and sometimes irritating City Council members, Scott A. Gates finally received enough support Monday night potentially to get a dog park created in the city. The majority of council members informally agreed that they are open to donating land for a centrally located dog park somewhere in the city.

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Watertown Daily Times

Pair charged with shoplifting

Shalynn M. Paro, 21, and Anthony P. Belden, 37, both of 616 Frontenac St., were each charged by state police on Saturday with petit larceny. They are accused of taking $124.99 in merchandise from the Kohl's department store on Route 3 in the town of Watertown.

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Watertown Daily Times

Watertown man sentenced to 7 years in prison for sexual contact with child

A city man was sentenced Monday in Jefferson County Court to seven years in state prison for having sexual contact with a child over a three-year period. Joshua P. Koutrakos, 27, whose last known address was 1007 Bronson St., was also ordered to undergo seven additional years of supervision and register with the state as a sex offender upon his release from prison.

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The Post-Standard

How did Sgt. Patrick Rust die? Seven years later, mother of Fort Drum soldier still seeks answers

Sgt. Patrick Rust endured two tours of war, walking the perimeter of an Army post in Iraq and manning a truck-mounted gun to protect his unit along the roads of Afghanistan. But it was when Rust was home, stationed at Fort Drum with the 10th Mountain Division, that danger caught up with him.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Police: woman stole $85 worth of Merchandise

Tina M. Lobdell, 52, of Evans Mills, was charged with petit larceny by state police at 2:20 p.m. Saturday at their Watertown barracks. She is accused of stealing $85 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter in the town of LeRay and was issued an appearance ticket for the town of LeRay Court.

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Canada.com

Balanced budget law promised as House of Commons resumes

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Watertown senior named Miss Italia at the Bravo Italiano Festival

Chloe C. Charles, a senior at Watertown High School, was named the 2015 Miss Italia during Saturday's Bravo Italiano Festival at Watertown Fairgrounds. “I know I'm going to have a great year with all the experiences I'll have and I'll have to juggle school work and everything else, but I'm sure it will be so much fun,” the 17-year-old said.

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Watertown Daily Times

Falling for autumn weddings

When Hilary R. Remington's future husband proposed in February 2011, she immediately started to dream of an outdoor ceremony in the summer of 2012. But it was the words of her father, the late Rev.

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Miniatures a small world after all

The scene is almost lifelike. A little girl dressed as a witch stands outside an open door.

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Watertown Daily Times

City officially fires suspended water department employee

Water Superintendent Michael J. Sligar confirmed that Brian D. Gaffney, the water filtration plant's chief operator, has been “dismissed.” Mr. Gaffney was suspended April 24 after the city accused him of insubordination. Mr. Gaffney was suspended after he ignored an order by his boss, Mr. Sligar, to turn off a water gate at the Huntington Street water filtration plant on April 16, while the Black River was under the threat of potential flooding, his attorney, Lawrence M. “Micah” Ordway, said in June.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Black River woman accused of stealing gasoline

Kim M. Stone, 49, 204 W. Remington St., Black River, was charged by Watertown city police with petit larceny Thursday after allegedly stealing gasoline earlier in the month at Stewart's Shops locations. Police said an investigation found the suspect allegedly stole gasoline, valued at $52.89, 7:50 a.m. Aug. 31 from Stewart's, 508 Mill St. In addition, she allegedly stole gasoline, valued at $63.68, 11:36 p.m. Sept.

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City hopes to solve $2.9 million funding gap for Factory Street project

With work slated to begin next spring, the planned Factory Street reconstruction project has a $2.9 million funding gap. City Engineer Kurt W. Hauk, who is leaving today for a job at Fort Drum, said the city still hopes to reduce the shortfall.

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Watertown Daily Times

Health centers to receive $424k to expand primary care services

The announcement about the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act funds came Friday from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A total of $15.7 million was made available to 58 health centers throughout the state, and a total of $295 million to 1,195 health centers throughout the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Pacific Basin.

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125 years of innovation: New York Air Brake celebrates landmark anniversary today

New York Air Brake company begins its celebration of 125 years of manufacturing braking systems for America and the world's train systems with an open house late this afternoon. The predecessors of today's Air Brake invented a vacuum brake system to stop trains.

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Looking for leaves? Check the mapLooking for leaves? Check the...

Looking for leaves? Check the map Hoping to check out the leaves as they change colors this fall? There's a map for that. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rYP2M5 Every Wednesday this fall, the state will issue a foliage report with updates on which areas of the state are beginning to turn and which have already hit their peak, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office.

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Watertown Daily Times

Runners remember 9/11; events held around Jefferson County

With every steep, wet step, Rachel L. Eggleston and other runners paid tribute Thursday night as they pushed themselves through nine repetitions up and down 169 stairs in Thompson Park. Each moss-covered stair represented one of the 2,977 victims of the attacks on Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

SUNY Cobleskill, JCC team up in culinary arts bachelor program

SUNY Cobleskill and Jefferson Community College are partnering to provide Jefferson Community College students the opportunity to earn a bachelor of business administration in culinary arts management from SUNY Cobleskill while remaining on the Jefferson Community College campus. The degree completion program in culinary arts management is the second bachelor's degree completion program offered by SUNY Cobleskill at the Jefferson Higher Education Center in Watertown.

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Watertown Daily Times

Watertown man accused of taking Watertown Daily Times from newsstand

City police charged Channing L. Moore, 27, of 519 Emerson St., upper apartment, with petit larceny after he allegedly took several Watertown Daily Times newspapers from a stand on Mill Street.

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