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4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
A student at Jefferson Community College has been told to vacate the dormitory and has been banned from all extracurricular activities on campus for one year after he was found guilty of assault and sexual harassment by the college-appointed court system in a second case in two weeks. The college on Thursday punished Errol Bacchus for a first offense of sexual harassment and physical abuse by moving him to a different dormitory room in the same building and prohibiting him from playing intercollegiate sports for the fall semester.
4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
The state's highest court is weighing whether a city man described by prosecutors as a “major player” in the Jefferson County drug traffic should be retried on two felony cocaine-possession charges. The New York State Court of Appeals, Albany, heard oral arguments Thursday in the case of Stanley R. Kims II, 31, who was convicted at County Court trial in February 2011 of first- and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and two counts of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.
11 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse
Ryan A. Nolan was arrested Tuesday for second degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child after police say he broke a 10-week-old girl's arm, who was in his care, on August 23. Watertown Police were assisted by members of Jefferson County Child Protective Services and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division.
16 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The scene is almost lifelike. A little girl dressed as a witch stands outside an open door.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:16 pm
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