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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

Woman injured in accident in parking lot of Alexandria Customs

A woman was injured on Saturday afternoon in an accident in the parking lot of the Duty Free shop at the U.S. Customs station.

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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

Two Watertown women charged with shoplifting

Chrystal M. Fleming, 30, and Ingrid D. Kesler, 27, both of 207 Wealtha Ave., Apt.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY

Saturday | Watertown Daily Times

Erika Flint, Urban Mission executive director, selected as 2014 Athena Award recipient

Erika F. Flint, executive director of the Watertown Urban Mission, was selected as the 2014 Athena Award recipient, with the announcement coming at a small ceremony Friday morning at the Savory Downtown restaurant, 300 Washington St. “Erika exemplifies what the Athena Award stands for,” said Lynn M. Pietroski, president and CEO of the ... (more)

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Saturday | Watertown Daily Times

Building community: North Country Council of Social Agencies marks a milestone

This allows them to admit their lack of authority in one aspect of a dilemma and call in others who are more proficient.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Former Pamelia woman gets probation in assault case

A former Pamelia woman was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty in a Jefferson County courtroom on Friday to second-degree attempted assault.

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Related Topix: Sackets Harbor, NY, Dexter, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKOW-TV

Man accused of killing child's mother pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing a Jefferson County woman pleads not guilty in court Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Watertown Daily Times

Lake Ontario Playhouse to be shuttered after Labor Day weekend

Lake Ontario Playhouse, which opened in the summer of 1987 at 103 W. Main St., will be shuttered at the end of Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Ontario, NY, Sackets Harbor, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Democrat sheriff candidates see roles differently

With six weeks until the primary election in the race for Jefferson County sheriff, Paul W. Trudeau and Colleen M. O'Neill are driving hard for the finish line.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Former Pamelia man found guilty of beating infant son

Mr. Smith, 27, formerly of Pamelia, was found guilty Wednesday after a three-day trial on all four counts: first-degree assault, second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Watertown Daily Times

Sackets unveils $7 million proposal for downtown facelift

The village has introduced a $7 million proposal to reconstruct West Main Street and upgrade its water plant during the next three years.

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Related Topix: Sackets Harbor, NY, Ontario, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Vendors, patrons of farmers markets advised to look for counterfeit bills

Reports of counterfeit money at farmers markets have been circulating throughout the Northeast, according to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Farmland in south Jefferson County sold for $4.2 million

Former dairy farmer Larry F. Stinson has sold more than 1,000 acres of farmland in Adams, Ellisburg and Lorraine for $4.2 million, according to Jefferson County property records.

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Related Topix: Lorraine, NY, Ellisburg, NY, Adams, NY, Pulaski, NY, Agriculture, Science

Watertown Daily Times

June jobless rates drop in three NNY counties

Unemployment rates for June are down from last year in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Lewis County, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Man shot while riding ATV Friday night in Rutland

According to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a shots fired with injury call on Route 3 at 11:34 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Black River, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Economists cite public fear, winter blues for lag in sales tax returns in Jefferson, Lewis counties

Sales tax returns are down in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties - two of the three north country counties - but why? “The lag or stagnation in sales tax figures are reflective of the economy in upstate New York and most of the United States,” said Mark A. LaVigne, deputy director of the New York State Association of Counties.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Franklin County sales tax collections ahead of last year

MALONE –– Franklin County sales tax revenue for the first half of 2014 has increased from the previous year.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NY, Malone, NY, Essex, NY, Clinton County, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County sales tax revenues up for quarter but only because of 1 percent hike

St. Lawrence County's sales tax retuns are up for the latest quarter but only because of a 1 percent hike in the local share approved last year.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Franklin County, NY, Watertown, NY

North County Public Radio

Zombies walk as movie filmed in Jefferson County

Last week, a local screenplay writer wrapped up shooting for his zombie film on Cape Vincent.

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Related Topix: Cape Vincent, NY

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County emergency responders train with state, local, federal agencies in Oswego County

Frederick D. Lampman and Christopher J. Singleton, two members of Jefferson County's emergency response apparatus, spent the week in Oswego County training to become all-hazards communications technicians - a role both men described as vital to responding to natural disasters.

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Related Topix: Oswego County, NY, Prison, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Watertown Daily Times

Fort Drum man accused of shoplifting

Harold L. Fisher, 21, of 8217 S. Lewis Ave., Apt. B, Fort Drum, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff's deputies with petit larceny at about 2:55 a.m. Thursday in the 10700 block of Mount Belvedere Blvd, Fort Drum.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

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