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Friday | Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County hospital, Legislature agree on repayment plan

LOWVILLE –– After months of fits and starts, the Lewis County Board of Legislature has reached an agreement with the Lewis County General Hospital board of managers that will, over four years, pay off a $5 million debt the hospital owes the county.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY, Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

North Country Family Health Center opens Lowville site

The North Country Family Health Center now offers medical, dental and behavioral health services at its Lewis County General Hospital site.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY, Watertown, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena town board hires counsultant to explore future of MMH

Members of the Massena town council voted 5-0 Wednesday night to hire a consultant to explore the future of Massena Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Local group donating quilts for centera s dialysis patients

A local quilting guild has begun donating its works to patients at the new dialysis center at Lewis County General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Lowville, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Three men charged after throwing fireworks from vehicle

Three village residents were charged by Lewis County sheriff's deputies after being seen throwing a firework from a vehicle near Lincoln Street.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Tug Hill strikes double-gold in International Cold Climate Wine Competition

A small Upstate New York winery walked off with a pair of double gold medals at the recent 6th annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition , held at the University of Minnesota's Continuing Education Conference Center.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Carthage man charged with menacing and trespass

Robert A. Bero, 49, of 3616 Deer River Road, was arrested Thursday evening by Lewis County sheriff's deputies after he allegedly confronted a neighbor about dogs running loose in the area.

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Related Topix: Carthage, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

July unemployment declines in three NNY counties

Unemployment rates for July are down from last year in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NY, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Jefferson County, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Retiree educational program expanding north into Lewis County

The program, offered since 1997 at SUNY Institute of Technology in Marcy, for 2014-15 has added a North Country “Seniors On Active Retirement” program.

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Related Topix: Marcy, NY, Lowville, NY, Lyons Falls, NY, Boonville, NY, Croghan, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Lewis County native dies after fight in Syracuse, boyfriend charged

A Lewis County native died Tuesday following a fight with his boyfriend, who was charged with manslaughter in the incident.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Beaver Falls, NY

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

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

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