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  1. Sherman J. BidwellRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Campaign Medal w/ device, and the National Defense Service Medal while serving. After 35 dedicated years at Fort Drum, Sherman retired in 2010 and pursued his love of hunting, traveling, playing bingo, and going to car shows with his 1969 ...

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  2. GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik disagrees with Trump: Russia is our adversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Post-Standard

    ... Stefanik, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, represents a North Country district that includes Fort Drum, the home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division near Watertown. "As I have said many times before, but worth repeating today," ...

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  3. Jenne criticizes Republican senators for not supporting bill limiting ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Watertown Daily Times

    During an interview on Tuesday, state Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa, said that the responsibility for the failure of her bill that attempted to block wind development near Fort Drum rested partially on local Republican state senators. Ms. Jenne said she discussed the bill with Sens. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, and Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, and if either had introduced the bill concurrently it would have had a better chance in the Assembly.

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  4. Fort Drum man involved in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    State police are investigating a motorcycle crash around 11:30 a.m. Friday on the Interstate 781 exit 1B ramp to Interstate 81. According to a news release, a 2012 BMW motorcycle, operated by Cody A. Hoffman, 21, Fort Drum, was traveling southbound on a curve on the exit at an unsafe speed. Mr. Hoffman lost control and was ejected from the motorcycle, troopers said.

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  5. Police: Fort Drum man airlifted to Upstate after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Post-Standard

    A Fort Drum man had to be airlifted to Upstate University Hospital with serious injuries after crashing his motorcycle in the Town of Pamelia, according to New York State police. Cody A. Hoffman, 21, of Fort Drum, crashed his 2012 BMW motorcycle on Interstate 781 at the exit 1B off ramp at 11:30 a.m., police said.

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  6. Watertown has new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    The new city manager liked what he saw during several visits when his son was stationed at Fort Drum a few years ago. The Watertown City Council is expected to appoint Richard “Rick” M. Finn, of Hilton, as the new city manager.

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  7. New Watertown city manager will be announced todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... not renewed in January after she was in the position for almost six years. She has since moved on to a new job at Fort Drum. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one ranked website* for local news and ...

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  8. Visit to NY's Fort Drum lands Mexican immigrants in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Times Herald-Record

    ... free. Concepcin and Margarito Silva were arrested by federal immigration officials on July 4 after they arrived at Fort Drum for a holiday visit with their daughter and their enlisted son-in-law, who live on the base. The couple, who live in ...

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  9. Bees and Beekeeping Discussion GroupRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | WRCD-FM Massena

    ... e Fox and conducting a candy bar drive through the month of April. The candy bars collected will be donated to the Fort Drum USO primarily for distribution to soldiers as they deplane at Fort Drum from overseas deployments. The USO

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  10. At least three escape from burning Gotham Street complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... needed medical treatment, although Guilfoyle ambulance waited on standby. About 25 firefighters from city and Fort Drum fire departments fought the blaze that traveled throughout the complex and engulfed a mobile home in the backyard. Smoke poured ...

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  11. In tears, daughter pleads for release of Mexican parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The daughter of a Mexican couple who was detained trying to visit their pregnant daughter at an Army base in upstate New York are begging immigration officials to set the couple free. Concepcin and Margarito Silva were arrested by federal immigration officials on July 4 after they arrived at Fort Drum for a holiday visit with their daughter and their enlisted son-in-law.

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  12. Visit to NY Army fort lands Mexican immigrants in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | News Times

    This undated photo provided by Make the Road New York shows Concepcion, left, and her husband Margarito Silva, who were arrested by federal immigration officials on July 4, 2018, after they arrived at Fort Drum for a holiday visit with their daughter and their enlisted son-in-law, who live on the base. Relatives of the Mexican couple are asking immigration officials to set the couple free.

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  13. Couple arrested and held by ICE after visiting their daughter on a military baseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | ABC News

    Margarito Silva, 60, and his wife Concepcion Barrios, 50, were taken into custody when they went to visit their pregnant daughter and son-in-law who live on Fort Drum military base in upstate New York . The couple presented a New York City identification card, which the city allows any resident to receive without regard to their immigration status, but a spokesperson for the Army base said that was not an accepted form of identification.

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  14. BA's VIdeo of the NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | WRCD-FM Massena

    ... e Fox and conducting a candy bar drive through the month of April. The candy bars collected will be donated to the Fort Drum USO primarily for distribution to soldiers as they deplane at Fort Drum from overseas deployments. The USO

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  15. Live stream: Daughter says Army turned parents over to ICE while visiting soldier son-in-lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | USA Today

    ... Enforcement Agency by the Army, according to another daughter of the couple. Silva Perla described the incident at Fort Drum military base in Upstate New York, on a GoFundMe page she created to help her parents. "As we've visited my brother-in-law ...

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  16. Jenne, Assembly Speaker Heastie visit Jefferson County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... to help us.” Questioned about several local issues - legislation to prevent wind turbines interfering with Fort Drum and a plan to pay premiums for higher quality milk - Mr. Heastie demurred. “I kind of defer to the local ...

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  17. The IDs Were Meant to Protect Immigrants. Are They a Liability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The New York Times

    ... can leave cardholders in detention. Last week, ConcepciA3n Barrios, 49, and Margarito Silva, 59, were detained at Fort Drum in upstate New York while attempting to visit their son, an Army sergeant, on the Fourth of July. The couple, unauthorized ...

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  18. A couple visited their soldier son-in-law on July 4. The Army turned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Rational Review

    "It was the Fourth of July, and longtime Brooklyn residents Margarito Silva, 60, and Concepcion Barrios, 50, wanted to celebrate the holiday with their daughter and son-in-law, a sergeant in the Army. Instead, while visiting the Fort Drum military base in Upstate New York, the parents were [abducted] by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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  19. ICE Detains Army Sergeant's In-LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | News Max

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained Brooklyn residents Margarito Silva and Concepcion Barrios when they visited their son-in-law at a New York military base, The Washington Post reported. Silva and Barrios aimed to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with their daughter Perla Silva, and her husband, an Army sergeant, at the Fort Drum military base.

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  20. Immigrant couple detained in Buffalo after visiting son-in-law at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WNED

    Two family members of a Fort Drum soldier remain in immigration detention in Buffalo. Concepcion and Margarito Silva, both Brooklyn residents, were arrested on July 4 when they tried to visit their son-in-law for the holiday.

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