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2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County looks to hire part-time officers to provide security at Watertown International

Jefferson County is considering a plan to hire seven “special patrol officers” to provide security at the Watertown International Airport as part of an effort to reduce the strain on Sheriff's Department deputies who fill the role.

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Related Topix: Fishers Landing, NY, Philadelphia, NY

11 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Watertown Family Y members, children collect food for needy families

That is what students in the Watertown Family Y's regular and summer School-Age Child Care programs learned Friday.

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Related Topix: Sackets Harbor, NY, Adams, NY

22 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Potsdam Town Council revises use policy for community kitchen

The Potsdam Town Board voted this week to revise the use policy for its community kitchen and community room to include use by home processors and canners, as well as non-residents.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Norwood, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Only one NNY school applies for governora s pre-K funding; most cana t afford it

Of the 676 school districts in the state, only 123 submitted letters of intent to apply for state-funded prekindergarten, and only one district applied in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Carthage, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Four charged in connection with domestic incident in Antwerp

Lori A. Lacey, 35, of 33610 Route 18, Theresa; Destiny A. Lacey, 16, same address; Jason J. Lacey, 38, of 36755 Route 22, and Nicholle L. Shippee, 41, no address given, were all charged by Jefferson County sheriff's deputies with second-degree harassment in connection with a domestic incident that occurred June 25. Mrs. Lacey and Miss Lacey were ... (more)

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Related Topix: Antwerp, NY, Theresa, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Frozen T-Shirt Contest is highlight of second day of Jefferson County Fair

The Frozen T-Shirt Contest kicked off the second day of the fair, which runs through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY, Gouverneur, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Gouverneur woman accused of stealing from Watertown Walmart

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies charged Amanda M. Diaz, 31, of 4551 Route 58, Lot 1, Gouverneur, with petit larceny at 8:03 p.m. June 20 at the Walmart Supercenter, 20823 Route 3. Ms.

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Related Topix: Gouverneur, NY

Watertown Daily Times

State and local ballot petitions set the playing field for September and November

It's an election year, and while the excitement over the Republican primary in the 21st Congressional District may have died down, the political season keeps rolling along with ballot petitions due this week for state and local races.

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Related Topix: Cape Vincent, NY, Brownville, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Lisbon, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County Fair opens with flare and energy from young musicians

In near 90-degree heat, not even foreboding clouds could cast a shadow over the energy of six bands at the Jefferson County Fair High School Band Day on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Heuvelton, NY, Lisbon, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Watertown, NY, Dance, Pop/Rock, New-Wave, Fun

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

After Philadelphia flights start, ridership numbers climb in May at Watertown airport

The flight destination switch from Chicago to Philadelphia didn't stop ridership numbers from climbing in May at Watertown International Airport, and officials are hopeful enplanements will continue to grow.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, NY, Watertown, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Sackets Harbor, NY

Watertown Daily Times

National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warnings in Jefferson, Lewis counties

The National Weather Service of Buffalo has issued severe thunderstorm warnings for western Jefferson County until 7 p.m., and for eastern Jefferson County and Lewis County until 7:30 p.m. Locations in the warning include Watertown, Calcium, Adams Center, Mannsville, Southwick Beach and Henderson Harbor.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lewis County, NY, Adams Center, NY, Calcium, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Route 3 near Deferiet reopened after tanker rollover

Route 3 near Deferiet was reopened to traffic five hours after a tractor-trailer rolled over while trying avoid a head-on collision Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Deferiet, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Samaritan now oversees Adams clinic, may add urgent care

Health care in southern Jefferson County may get an added boost now that Samaritan Medical Center has expanded its operations here.

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Related Topix: Adams, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County jail dormitory conversion project moves forward

Jefferson County is moving forward with plans to spend an estimated $95,000 to renovate a recreation room at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building to hold between 36 and 42 inmates - a project aimed at reducing overcrowding.

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Related Topix: Fishers Landing, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County Fair starts this week with old favorites, new animal shows

This week, all in the same day even, a trip to the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds will enable you to interact with an exotic bird, ride a Sky Flyer, see a miniature stallion take a bow, watch a “brawl” while listening to “head-banging rock” and pick apart a jumbo sticky bun.

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Related Topix: Adams, NY, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Consultant to analyze operations at Watertown Fire Deptartment

A consultant is ready to start working on finding what the staffing level should be at the Fire Department and whether it has the right types of facilities and equipment.

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Related Topix: Fire, Watertown, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Local state park visitors will see many improvements this summer

When swimmers, boaters and campers pack parks and boat launches of the Thousand Islands Region of the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation this summer, they'll see many improvements.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, Three Mile Bay, NY, Alexandria Bay, NY, Ontario, NY, Sackets Harbor, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County schools would be affected by large scale military cuts

The worst-case scenario study that outlined the effects of an 85 percent cut in Army personnel at Fort Drum would mean up to a 60 percent reduction in the number of students at area public schools and a 37 percent cut to enrollment at Jefferson Community College, Watertown, local officials say.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Watertown, NY, Education Etc., Carthage, NY

Watertown Daily Times

JCC may ask county for more aid for building project

Jefferson Community College officials discussed approaching county legislators to support the college's building project while they wait for approval from the state for $7 million.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Guest speaker set at Bible conference

The guest speaker at the Christian Lake Bible Conference, 355 Perkins Mill Road, for Monday through Friday will be Pastor Jack Young of the First Baptist Church of Black River, Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Black River, NY

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