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8 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Regional Economic Development Council finalizes progress report

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council today held a public meeting at SUNY Canton to review and finalize its progress report, which includes an update of its strategic plan implementation strategies and a list of its priority projects for 2014-2015, ahead of the Aug. 15 submission deadline.

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Clarkson University, US Military, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Fairview Manor Estate in Clayton has new owner after 40 days

Ownership of the Fairview Manor Estate has changed hands again this year. The sale of the manor, cottages and other buildings at 38289 Route 12E in the town of Clayton was recorded in the Jefferson County property sales records on June 25. According to the sales records, the property was purchased by Dennis A. Miller, Lawrence J. Williams, Nicholas ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clayton, NY, Natural Bridge, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Evans Mills arrested on menacing charges

State police arrested Ian S. Maclean, 37, of 115 Commercial St., Apartment 3, on two counts of second-degree menacing, a Class A misdemeanor.

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Related Topix: Evans Mills, NY, Watertown, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Firefighters respond to Antwerp house fire; no injuries reported

George A. Turner, a Jefferson County Deputy Fire Zone Coordinator, said the fire appeared to have started in the kitchen area at the center of the home, and worked its way to the upper level of the building, which was not used by occupants Barbara J. and Bruce A. Mitchell.

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Related Topix: Antwerp, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Snowtown Film Festival announced

And with the north country known for its long winters, he and a neighbor figured that Watertown would be a perfect location for a snow-themed film festival.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Watertown man charged with welfare fraud

Ryan J. Godlewski, 22, of 24098 Route 12, Apt. 4, was charged by city police at 10 a.m. Monday at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with third-degree grand larceny, offering a false instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps and welfare fraud.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

North country on wrong side of new funding formula for youth job training

A flip-flop of the formula that determines federal funding for youth job-training programs has put the north country on the wrong side of the equation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Clerks offices move to digitize records

Space is at a premium in north country county clerk's offices, where stories of the counties and their people can be traced through deeds, judgments, discharge papers, mortgages and naturalizations, to name a few of the many documents kept there.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, St Lawrence County, NY, Liverpool, NY, 9

Watertown Daily Times

Rags a n Reads to open this weekend in Adams

Rags 'n Reads, a business to be launched this weekend at 2 Elmwood Ave. across from Dunkin' Donuts, will sell a combination of children's books and discount apparel for men, women and youths.

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Related Topix: Adams, NY, Henderson, NY, Watertown, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Motorists accused of driving while intoxicated

Joy M. Coleman, 29, of 916 Strawberry Lane, Apt. 104, Clayton, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff's deputies after being stopped on Bradley Street, Watertown, at 4:22 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Clayton, NY, Watertown, NY, Cape Vincent, NY, Castorland, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

With townhouse units on fast track, Morgan plans second project

The first 242-unit construction phase of Morgan Management's massive Preserve at Autumn Ridge complex was completed about two months ahead of schedule Friday, as the final tenant was cleared to move in.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY, Alexandria Bay, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Black River man accused of disorderly conduct

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies charged David J. Rothar, 32, of 24379 Main St., Black River, with disorderly conduct after he allegedly argued with deputies during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Black River, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Oa Neill loses bid for Independence Party line in Jefferson County sheriffa s race

Jefferson County sheriff candidate Colleen M. O'Neill lost her bid for the Independence Party ballot line following a public hearing at the Jefferson County Board of Elections chambers Friday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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

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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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

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