Alexandria Bay Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Clayton Country Jam has a new home at the Thousand Islands WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    After weeks of unease over finding a new venue, the popular, five-year-old Clayton Country Jam has found a new home at the Thousand Islands Winery on Seaway Avenue in Alexandria Bay. The sixth annual Jam will be on the 40-acre grounds of the winery on the weekend of the anniversary of the Sept.

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  2. Former Ogdensburg bar owner gets interim probation for attempted burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    An Alexandria Bay man and former Ogdensburg bar owner was placed on interim probation Monday for illegally entering two Ogdensburg homes earlier this year. John C. Tulip, 59, of 24126 Route 26, Suite 2, was placed on one year of interim probation in St. Lawrence County Court after his Aug. 25 guilty plea to two counts of the reduced charge of second-degree attempted burglary, a violent felony, in a plea deal with the district attorney's office.

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  3. Canadian man sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for sneaking alien into U.S. at Alexandria BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Canadian man was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison for trying to sneak an undocumented alien into the United States by hiding the person in the cab of his tractor-trailer. Ergys Metashi, 34, an Albanian citizen who is a legal resident of Ontario, Canada, was also ordered in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, to undergo three additional years of supervision upon his release from prison after being found guilty at trial in July of bringing an alien into the United States for the purpose of financial gain.

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  4. River Hospital Foundation dissolution will drive assets to Alexandria Bay facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The River Hospital Foundation will dissolve and turn its assets over to the community hospital in a move that should streamline fundraising and development operations. The foundation filed a petition Friday at the Jefferson County clerk's office seeking state Supreme Court approval of its dissolution plan.

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  5. Lawsuit against Sackets Harbor ZBA moved to Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The venue for a state Supreme Court action challenging the village Zoning Board of Appeals's approval of a variance for the addition of two units at the Liberty Sackets Harbor LLC town home development has been moved from Oswego County to Jefferson County. General Smith Drive property owners Theresa A. Schillaci, Samuel J. Sanzone, Dorothy Olshfski and Paul Windover filed an Article 78 proceeding in August in Oswego County against the ZBA, the village's Planning Board and Liberty Sackets Harbor, whose managing member is Alexandria Bay developer P.J. Simao.

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  6. College basketball: Ogdensburga s Luckie following her destiny at Jefferson CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The words “freshman point guard” can cause some sleepless nights for any college basketball coach entering a new season. But that's not the case with Jefferson Community College women's coach Josh Woodward and rookie Riley Luckie, who has been preparing to handle that responsibility for most of her life.

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  7. Pollution must stop: Groups to protest statea s inaction on groundwater contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The state of New York takes land and water pollution very seriously - as long as it's not the responsible party. Ogdensburg residents Laurel B. Roethel, Donald H. Forsythe and Frederick S. Wilder each had to pay more than $100,000 for a piece of commercial property they owned that was found to be contaminated.

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  8. Massive fire burns VanDuzee Street warehousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Two buildings were engulfed in flames when city firefighters arrived about 2:30 p.m. Flames were visible about 50 feet above the structures, sending heavy smoke over the city's north side. The cause of the fire, which was reported at 2:13 p.m., has not yet been determined and will be investigated after firefighters are done putting out the flames, according to Detective Lt.

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  9. Jefferson County election results favor incumbentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Before the first ballot was cast Tuesday morning, many of the county's municipal elections were predetermined - some due to a lack of candidates and others due to the results of September's primary election. Even the contested races seemed to favor tradition, as many incumbents were re-elected as supervisors, Town Council members and mayors.

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  10. Alexandria Bay man admits possessing and distributing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Robert C. Nelson, 54, address not available, pleaded guilty Oct. 28 in U.S. District Court, Utica, to 11 counts of distribution and attempted distribution of child pornography and three additional counts of possession of child pornography. According to a plea agreement filed with the court, Mr. Nelson admitted he used his computer and the Internet to view, download and trade images and videos of child pornography for a period of about 10 years.

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  11. Many positions on the line for election day; polls to open at 6 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Months of campaigning will come to an end tonight as the elections for a number of positions commence in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. In Jefferson County, races for district attorney and city mayor and council jobs are at the top of the list.

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  12. Bring some development to Gunns CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    My family and friends have been living in the north country for the last 25 years. My question is: Why doesn't some developer buy land at Gunns Corners and make a good intersection busy? Maybe some apartments for year-round people, a gas station like a Nice-n-Easy, etc.

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  13. Catherine L. a oeKittia EmmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Catherine L. “Kitti” Emm, 72, Brooks Dr., Clayton passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, October 30, 2015, at Hospice of Jefferson County, Watertown. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 4, at 11AM at St. Mary's Church, Clayton with Rev.

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  14. Children get treats from Adams Center ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Cheyanne Erickson and her twin sister, Alyson, both 7 years old, danced to music in their costumes at Honeyville Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat Fall Festival on Saturday. Several trick or treaters came to the event, which was one of several offered to children across the north country.

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  15. Emma a oeIrenea MacPhersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Emma “Irene” VanDresar MacPherson, 88, entered her heavenly home on October 29, 2015. Devotion to God, family, and the fellowship of believers worldwide marked her life and impassioned her desire to share her faith with all she met.

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  16. Tax perks for jobs: Housing project does not warrant financial benefits it soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Members of a committee for the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency last month reiterated a valid point made by the group two years ago. Morgan Management, Pittsford, acquired 54 acres of land in the town of Watertown from developer P.J. Simao, Alexandria Bay, in January 2014 for $1.25 million.

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  17. Butler for mayor: Watertown voters should seize opportunity to make a changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    There is a growing call among Watertown residents for a change in the city's leadership, and ample evidence exists that their concerns about the status quo are justified. The mayoral race pits two political veterans against each other.

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  18. Butler: Graham contribution criticism just another attempt at attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    In a pair of blog posts on Mayor Graham's View Sunday and Monday, Mayor Jeffrey E. Graham criticized a questionable campaign contribution made to mayoral candidate Joseph M. Butler when, in fact, the money had already been returned to the donor. Five days before the Watertown City Council agreed to proceed with eminent domain on land in Stateway Plaza, Mr. Butler received a $1,000 donation from Alexandria Bay developer Patrick M. Donegan on Oct. 8. Mr. Donegan has long been fighting to build retail property near the plaza.

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  19. Protest set for November to blame DOT for water contamination in OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    An environmental protest has been scheduled for next month to raise awareness about groundwater contamination reportedly caused by state Department of Transportation salt storage barns on Route 12 between Alexandria Bay and Fishers Landing. A handful of environmental groups is slated to attend the protest at 11 a.m. Nov. 8 in the parking lot of the former Citgo gas station at 42980 Route 12 in the town of Orleans, directly across from the DOT building.

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  20. First-ever Harvest Festival at Thompson Park attracts thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The inaugural Harvest Festival at Thompson Park turned out to be a big hit with the community as the event garnered thousands throughout the day. Erin Gardner, superintendent of Parks and Recreation, helped organize the festival with the city's support.

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