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5 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Lewis County officials expect hospital repayment plan next week

Lewis County officials are still waiting on a debt repayment plan from their municipal hospital that has been sought for more than a month.

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Related Topix: Harrisville, NY, Healthcare Law, Law

21 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Watson teen hit by truck, killed

A town of Watson teen died Tuesday when he rode his bicycle onto George Hill Road and was hit by a passing truck.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Motorists charged with driving while intoxicated

Jonathan R. Dalton, 31, Hermon, was charged by state police with aggravated DWI following a stop at 2:06 a.m. Friday on County Route 21 in the town of Hermon.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Lowville, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County Fair closes Saturday with baking contest, sees high attendance

The 194th Lewis County Fair closed on a high note Saturday, as crowds made their way into the village for one last day of excitement.

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Related Topix: Carthage, NY, Lowville, NY, Castorland, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Young spellers shine at Lewis County Fair

After a particularly tense competition in the grades five and six spelling bee Friday at the Lewis County Fair, it was only fitting that Alyssa Spence took the title by correctly spelling the word “competition.” “I'm happy, I guess,” the Lowville Academy and Central School student said simply after going numerous rounds ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY, Beaver Falls, NY, Copenhagen, NY, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Big News Network.com

Two set for arraignment in 15-year-old Lewis County cold case

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County Chambera s RiverFest paddle trip set in August

The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce's 25th annual RiverFest will return Aug. 2, providing a leisure-filled day on the Black River for paddlers.

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Related Topix: Black River, NY, Carthage, NY, Castorland, NY, West Carthage, NY, Adirondack, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Lowville woman accused of leaving dog in car to attend Lewis County Fair

A woman was charged by village police after she allegedly left her dog inside her car to attend the Lewis County Fair.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Redevelopment at old Lyons Falls mill kicks off with demolition phase

After six years of planning and discussions, redevelopment efforts at the former Lyons Falls Pulp & Paper Inc. property have become more tangible with commencement of the demolition stage.

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Related Topix: Lyons Falls, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

AT&T expands 4G LTE network in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence counties

AT&T announced last week that it has expanded its 4G LTE network in parts of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Alexandria Bay, NY, Hammond, NY, Croghan, NY, Lowville, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

State public schools anticipated to pay highest pension contribution for teachers in 2014-15

School districts across the state are paying more than ever toward pension contributions for instructional staff and school administrator salaries.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Education Etc., Retirement, Jefferson County, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County Fair moves on without long-time president

While the 194th edition of the Lewis County Fair will be similar to past sessions, there will be one notable omission.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Watertown Daily Times

Thunderstorms, heavy rain forecast in Jefferson, Lewis counties

The National Weather Service in Buffalo is calling for thunderstorms in much of Northern New York today, including Jefferson and Lewis counties, with the potential for up to 2 inches of rain and flooding.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jefferson County, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Survival in the digital age: NNY drive-in movie theaters adjust to change

Michael D. Dekin remains skeptical of digital cinema technology, even after purchasing it this summer for Lewis County's only drive-in theater.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Alexandria Bay, NY, Massena, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis Lanes in Lowville seeking continued support for bowling venture

Evening adult bowling leagues will run from September through April on Sundays through Fridays, as usual, while a youth bowling league will be offered again on Saturday mornings.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Apparent tornado destroys houses in Lowville

Severe weather Tuesday evening spawned what witnesses described as a tornado that destroyed at least two homes and partially collapsed a barn holding some 50 cows, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Lowville, NY, Weather, Beaver Falls, NY, Castorland, 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, Jefferson County, NY, Adams Center, NY, Calcium, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Southern Lewis flood damage eligible for federal disaster aid

Lewis County has been included in a federal disaster declaration, opening Port Leyden and other local municipalities to reimbursement for flash flood damage from May. “It's a big boost to the southern end of the county,” Lewis County Emergency Services Director James M. Martin said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Port Leyden, NY, FEMA, US News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County legislators approve borrowing for $11m radio project

Lewis County legislators are moving forward with an $11.1 million emergency radio system upgrade project and will consider next month whether to invoke a wireless surcharge fee to help pay for it.

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Related Topix: Croghan, NY, West Leyden, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Zwanzigstein Fest in Croghan showcases life in the 1830s

Visitors to the 24th annual Zwanzigstein Fest on Saturday were transported back to the 1830s, when the first Mennonite settlers came to Lewis County.

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Related Topix: Croghan, NY, Lowville, NY

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