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  1. Shirley A. GilmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Watertown- Shirley A. Gilmore's sunset happened Wednesday, April 6th at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse following complications from a motor-vehicle accident. She was 77 years old.

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  2. Former patients, staffers recall Doc WileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    He was an old-fashioned doctor - the kind who made house calls, who answered your calls in the middle of the night and treated you from cradle to grave. Originally brought to the village by St. Regis Paper Co., Dr. William D. Wiley had a private practice in Deferiet spanning more than 50 years from 1955 to 2008.

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  3. Pratt Northam offering expanded summer workership programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Pratt Northam Foundation has increased funding for its workership program to provide more opportunities for local college students to find summer employment and gain career-related experience. Board members at the non-profit foundation - which serves the Black River Valley from Carthage to Boonville - increased the program budget from $122,000 in 2015 to $177,000 this year, Executive Director Thomas J. Yousey II said.

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  4. Retiring city planner helped Watertown grow in his 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Kenneth A. Mix now knows what happens to rubber bands after they've been lost in a desk for 30 years. Mr. Mix, 55, the city's planning and community development coordinator, learned they become brittle and fall apart, something he discovered while cleaning out his desk in his City Hall office while preparing to retire on Wednesday.

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  5. Watertown man sentenced to 10 yearsa probation for rape convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    A city man was sentenced Friday in Jefferson County Court to 10 years' probation for having sex with a woman who was unable to give her consent to the act. Theodore J. Coffie, 36, was also ordered to register with the state as a Level 2 sex offender after pleading guilty Jan. 22 to second-degree rape.

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  6. William S. DeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    William Stephen Decker, 75, of 31458 County Rt. 143 Black River, passed March 22, 2016 at the Samaritan Medical Center.

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  7. Rear portion of Black River Valley Club demolishedRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The newly cleared space will become a rear entry and parking area for the building, which will soon house the Northern New York Philanthropy Center. The historic front portions of the building, facing Washington Street, will be preserved, according to Rande S. Richardson, director of the Northern New York Community Foundation.

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  8. Black River Valley Fiddlers keep the tradition aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Watertown resident is the oldest member of the Black River Valley Fiddlers and was one of the original members of the chapter. The Black River Valley Fiddlers is one of six chapters of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers' Association.

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  9. North Country Remembered 6,033Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Deferiet team came in second in the 1967 Black River Valley Peewee Baseball League. From left, in front: James Yuhas, Kirk Ventiquattro and James Weaver.

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  10. Floyd F. GoutremoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Black River- Floyd F. “Tyke” Goutremout, 76, of 250 Maple St., Black River, passed away Wednesday morning on March 16th, at his home. The funeral for Floyd will be 11 am Saturday, March 19th, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating.

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  11. Crews respond to fire at vacant Black River homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Crews from Black River, Felts Mills and Fort Drum were called to 29702 Burnup Road at about 11 a.m. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one ranked website* for local news and sports coverage in the north country.

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  12. Woman treated for injuries after Coffeen Street crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    City police said a woman received treatment for undisclosed injuries after a two-car collision about 5 p.m. Tuesday at Coffeen Street and the Black River Parkway. Police declined to name the woman, who was taken by ambulance to Samaritan Medical Center, or the other driver, a man.

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  13. I went down to the River. It was OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Typically, when you hear folks in the north country say they're going to the River for dinner, you think the St. Lawrence, not the Black. In Watertown, however, next to the rushing rapids of the Black River, Maggie's on the River is drawing quite a crowd without the caché of the Thousand Islands.

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  14. Group meeting to discuss $10 million downtown funding applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    A group of community and business leaders will meet this afternoon to brainstorm on how to win a $10 million award for downtown development from the state. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is putting together a competition for $100 million in state funding that will be distributed to 10 selected communities in upstate New York to use to transform their downtowns.

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  15. Greig aims to fix decades-old water pollution from road saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The town's former outdoor storage of road salt more than 20 years ago has caused ongoing pollution of well water at municipal buildings, and officials are now trying to correct the problem. Recent testing of water samples show that Greig, which drilled a new well about five years ago to address the contamination, still has high levels of sodium and chloride as a result of the long-defunct salt pile, town Supervisor Marilyn Patterson said on Tuesday.

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  16. NNY school administrators give thumbs-up on bill to create teacher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    A bill in the Assembly could help Northern New York schools plan for the future by allowing them to make a reserve of teacher retirement contributions, school administrators said. Currently school districts can create a reserve fund for the Employee Retirement System, which is for non-teacher school employees, but not for the Teachers Retirement System.

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  17. Schumer to PSC: dona t let fire die at ReEnergy Lyonsdale wood-burning plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer has urged the state Public Service Commission to swiftly devise a plan to prevent the ReEnergy Lyonsdale wood-chip-burning cogeneration plant from closing. The announcement Friday by Sen. Schumer comes after ReEnergy CEO Larry D. Richardson recently warned that the 22-employee plant in the town of Lyonsdale, which is operating at a sharp loss, could close in 60 to 90 days without a new power purchase agreement.

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  18. Flood notices issued for Jefferson, Lewis countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for eastern Jefferson County and Lewis County until 2:30 a.m. Thursday, predicting continued heavy rainfall for the area. The service said up to an inch of rainfall may happen during the night, with warmer temperatures causing additional snow melt and run off.

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  19. JCIDA aims to swiftly OK sales-tax break for Fort Drum housing developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The developer of decades-old housing on post is seeking a break on sales taxes from the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency for a $75 million project to demolish old homes and build larger ones. And the JCIDA believes it can swiftly approve the deal for Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes without courting approval from taxing jurisdictions, said agency CEO Donald C. Alexander, who discussed the matter Tuesday with board members during a loan committee meeting.

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  20. JCIDA aims to swiftly OK sales-tax break for Fort Drum housing developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The developer of decades-old housing on post is seeking a break on sales taxes from the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency for a $75 million project to demolish old homes and build larger ones. And the JCIDA believes it can swiftly approve the deal for Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes without courting approval from taxing jurisdictions, said agency CEO Donald C. Alexander, who discussed the matter Tuesday with board members during a loan committee meeting.

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