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The Mercy redevelopment project in Watertown was a big winner in economic development funding announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
The redevelopment of downtown Watertown got a boost from the $81.3 million in regional economic council funding announced Wednesday in Albany.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations on Wednesday called for the FBI to aid in the investigation of a vandalism incident involving a black Muslim man's vehicle in the city on Saturday.
Joseph Sokolowski Jr., 40, of 19 Washington St., Massena, pleaded not guilty Dec. 2 in St. Lawrence County Court to felony second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
He is the music director and bass player for 'The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream' tour.
Walter Wilcox, 59, of 513 Olive St., Apt. 2, was arrested by city police early Tuesday after he allegedly threatened a man with a kitchen knife.
James L. Nicholson II, 26, of 730 Hancock St., Lower Apt., was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Monday after Jefferson County sheriff's deputies said he stole merchandise worth nearly $1,500 from Walmart Supercenter, Route 3. According to the sheriff's office, Mr. Nicholson was observed placing assorted merchandise into two shopping carts and exiting the ... (more)
Watertown native, former state Senator and executive director of the Development Authority of the North Country James W. Wright has been awarded the first Trident Award by his alma mater, SUNY Oswego.
'This is the first season we are making our own batter available for private parties and things like that,' said David Bartlett, owner of Johnny D's in the Paddock Arcade.
This curiosity found in the Times library is an invitation to a Christmas Festival and Married Men's Ball to be held at 7 o'clock Christmas evening in 1855 at Washington Hall in Watertown.
Santa and Mrs. Claus came to town this weekend to help raise money for Spay/Neuter/Now, a nonprofit organization based in Hammond with a mission to reduce pet overpopulation in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis counties.
Sirens, Santa and smiles helped make the 10th annual 'Shop with a Cop' program a success for about 50 children and their law enforcement or emergency personnel partners.
After more than 30 years of hoping and searching by community leaders, work on Potsdam's first national chain hotel has finally begun.
Lake Effect Snow Warning for Jefferson County was issued at December 12 at 3:47AM EST