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18 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Municipal hospitals skew payrolls of Massena, Lewis County

A report published today by a state watchdog think tank shows how municipally owned hospitals skew the costs of employment in the state's towns and counties.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Pension, Personal Finance, Lowville, NY, Oyster Bay, NY

22 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Police find marijuana after rollover crash in Osceola

Lewis County sheriff's deputies charged a Camden woman with unlawful possession of marijuana Monday morning after allegedly finding small amounts of the drug in the car she rolled over on Osceola Road.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Camden, NY

Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Unemployment numbers show signs of improvement

Unemployment rates for June 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: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Jefferson County, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

New Lewis County trade show display is unveiled

Lewis County's new trade show display - featuring photographs of summer recreational opportunities here - has arrived, making its debut at last week's county fair.

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Related Topix: Lowville, NY, Computers, Lyons Falls, NY, Syracuse, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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

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