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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Police: Suspect arrested after leaving debit card at attempted burglary scene

Lewis County sheriff's deputies said they arrested a Brantingham man Tuesday night after the attempted burglary suspect left his debit card at the scene of the crime.

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Related Topix: Brantingham, NY

1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Funding requested for Lewis County flood and stream gauge monitoring system

Senior planner Frank J. Pace asked the Ways and Means/Building and Grounds Committee of the Lewis County Board of Legislators to support the funding of a flooding and stream-gauge monitoring to update the existing system is $16,647.50.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Agriculture, Science, West Leyden, NY, Harrisville, NY, Port Leyden, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Funding requested for Lewis County flood and stream gauge monitoring system

Senior planner Frank J. Pace asked the Ways and Means/Building and Grounds Committee of the Lewis County Board of Legislators to support the funding of a flooding and stream-gauge monitoring to update the existing system is $16,647.50.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Agriculture, Science, West Leyden, NY, Harrisville, NY, Port Leyden, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Police: Suspect arrested after leaving debit card at attempted burglary scene

Lewis County sheriff's deputies arrested a Brantingham man Tuesday night after the attempted burglary suspect left his debit card at the scene of the crime.

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Related Topix: Brantingham, NY, Lowville, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Public health agencies receive $50k in incentive payments

The trend has been discussed for a couple of years, but now incentive payments for improved performances are here for local public health agencies.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY

Watertown Daily Times

United Way kicks off campaign in Lewis County

Lewis County was the only county in the region that saw an increase in giving last year, said Robert D. Gorman, United Way chief executive officer.

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Related Topix: Croghan, NY

The Post-Standard

State comptroller warns school districts to do more to protect access to sensitive student data

Employees in six school districts, including three in Central New York, had inappropriate computer access to sensitive student data and were able to change student grades and attendance records without proper authorization, according to an audit released today by New York state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Onondaga County, NY, Oswego County, NY, Madison County, NY, Jefferson County, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

West Nile remains greater mosquito threat to region than EEE

When it comes to mosquito-borne viruses, the north country appears to be more vulnerable to the lesser of two evils.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Oswego County, NY, Jefferson County, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Entomology, Science

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County legislators approve changes to junkyard law

Lewis County legislators have approved several changes to the junkyard law, including criteria for vehicles being unlicensed and unregistered to constitute a violation of the law, new fees and an end to the appeals process.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Deputies accuse Lowville man of child endangerment

Gerald A. Nagy Jr., 38, of 8140 Petrie Road, was charged by the Lewis County Sheriff's Office with child endangerment Monday following an incident on July 21 in the town of Watson.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Town of Lawrence leads state with 516 cutworks caught in traps this year

Moths have targeted cornstalks across the north country since late June, laying their eggs atop the upper leaves.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Jefferson County, NY, Wyoming County, NY, Ontario, NY, Sackets Harbor, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

State announces training grant for unemployed in Jefferson, Lewis counties

A $1.3 million grant will provide occupational training to unemployed people in Jefferson and Lewis counties and help them in obtaining employment, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Plattsburgh, NY

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

North Carolina man killed in Lewis County car accident

Deputies in Lewis County are investigating a crash in the Town of Croghan that killed a 37-year-old man.

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Related Topix: Croghan, NY

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Watson man accused of possessing synthetic marijuana

A Watson man was charged by Lewis County sheriff's deputies with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after he allegedly possessed synthetic marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Lowville, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Disabled Persons Action Organization celebrates summer, new employment program

The end of the nonprofit's summer recreation program for youth with disabilities showed their progress and strength, according to Megan E. Belch, recreation program director.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Family, Kids

Watertown Daily Times

Croghan hosting its inaugural Iron Horse Days celebration today

The Railway Historical Society of Northern New York will host an inaugural celebration today dedicated to the era of the steam locomotive.

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Related Topix: Croghan, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Officials learn the economic importance of agriculture in St. Lawrence County

The importance of agriculture to the St. Lawrence County economy was highlighted Friday with a tour for county, state and federal officials of a riding stable, a livestock sale barn and a large dairy farm.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Agriculture, Science, Chateaugay, NY, Franklin County, NY, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Watertown Daily Times

State announces training grant for unemployed in Jefferson, Lewis counties

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $1.3 million grant Friday that will provide occupational training to unemployed individuals in Jefferson and Lewis counties and help them in obtaining employment.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Plattsburgh, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Three separate rabies cases confirmed in Lewis County

The state Department of Health has confirmed three animals in Lewis County have tested positive for rabies within the last two days.

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Related Topix: Turin, NY, Vaccinations, Health

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

MASH camps give students a look at health careers

Medical Academy for Science and Health camp students do not know which health career they will choose, but that's because they keep learning more about local rural health care.

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Related Topix: Carthage, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Jefferson County, NY

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