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2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
Nine days shy of the first day of winter, north country schools have closed or had early dismissal due to heavy snowfall.
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6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
Family Counseling Service of Northern New York will get a $47,000 influx of cash to help the agency close a funding gap, and continue to provide what Chief Executive Officer Collene D. Alexander describes as essential mental health services to north country children and adults.
15 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
Another round of lake-effect storms is expected to dump an additional 12 to 18 inches of snow on parts of western and northern New York where some towns already are buried from earlier storms.
Interstate 81 was closed at exit 38 southbound near Sandy Creek Friday due to lake effect snow.
State Police have now closed down a section of Interstate 81 in oswego County because of heavy lake effect snow that's caused several accidents.
He may have been born in Watertown and have 43 first cousins and 43 in-law cousins in the area, as he told supporters during a news conference last Tuesday, but he spent the majority of his law enforcement career across the country, as a detective with the Portland, Ore., Police Bureau.
The town of Cape Vincent, in Jefferson County, has been divided over a proposed wind farm for a decade.
Laquaille Bryant, 32, of Philadelphia was convicted of shooting two women to death back in 2008.
Type E Botulism - a disease caused by a toxic bacteria - is back in Lake Ontario.
A Foster Parenting Information Night will be held this Thursday at the Human Service Center, second floor conference room, on Highway 310 in Canton.
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies charged Todd J. Tyo, 25, of 417 Belmont Courts, with fourth-degree grand larceny at 9:58 p.m. Friday at Ogdensburg city police headquarters, 800 Park St. Mr. Tyo is accused of stealing $1,593.90 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter on Route 3 in the town of Watertown.
Kensington Publishing Corp. will release the novel 'What She Left Behind' by Ellen Marie Wiseman of Three Mile Bay on Dec. 31. Mrs. Wiseman's debut novel, 'The Plum Tree,' was published by Kensington last year.
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.