Fort Drum Newswire (Page 18)

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  1. Housing study looks at Watertown marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A comprehensive housing study determined that the city will continue to face challenges with increasing vacancy rates for rental properties, a slow home market and what to do about abandoned and vacant properties. At the request of Mayor Joseph M. Butler Jr., the Development Authority of the North Country retained the services of a Buffalo-based real estate consultant, GAR Associates, to analyze Watertown's housing market and trends for homeowners and renters.

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  2. Fort Drum economic impact expected to drop in 2016, official expresses optimism for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Preliminary figures shared Thursday by Col. Bryan J. Laske, the post's garrison commander, estimated the installation's impact in 2016 was $1.185 billion, down about 3 percent from the 2015 fiscal year impact of $1.221 billion.

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  3. Shapiro award winner honors Fort Drum soldiers and the north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gilbert H. Pearsall Jr. spoke little about himself when he received the 2016 Israel A. Shapiro Citizenship Award on Thursday night. Just as he had done to get the North Country Honors the Mountain monument built, Mr. Pearsall used his time before a packed room at the Hilton Garden Inn to honor active and retired Fort Drum soldiers - and how the community has a special bond with them.

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  4. Fort Drum helicopters sent off for European missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Several helicopters from Fort Drum are en route to Europe after being loaded into transportation ships in Charleston, S.C. The shipments are a part of a deployment for about 1,750 soldiers from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade to Germany, where they will conduct aviation operations throughout the continent. The mission, a part of Atlantic Resolve 2.0, is the brigade's first to Germany after previous deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  5. Report: Mother of Fort Drum soldier preps gumbo for soldiers training in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A mother of a Fort Drum soldier prepared a massive gumbo meal for her son's unit after they finished up a training rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana. KALB-TV in Louisiana said Miranda Morley Shumate, mother of Pfc.

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  6. People charged with DWI, related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Nicholas W. McKnight, 23, of Watertown was charged by Watertown city police on Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated driving while intoxicated and disobeying a traffic device. Police said Mr. McKnight was arrested at 2:24 a.m. on the 400 block of Court Street in Watertown and his blood-alcohol content was recorded at 0.20 percent.

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  7. New Yorkers could reduce cancer risk with increased screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Upstate New York's largest nonprofit health plan, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, finds many New Yorkers increase their risk of colon cancer by forgoing the recommended screenings. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women in the U.S., with 132,700 adults diagnosed every year, according to the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and the American Cancer Society.

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  8. Fort Drum man charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    City police charged Esmerejildo B. Garcia III, 22, of Fort Drum, at 3:32 a.m. Saturday with driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence of alcohol and an equipment violation on the 100 block of Massey Street. He was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and released with a ticket to appear in City Court.

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  9. Trumpa s hiring freeze could have impact at Fort Drum, DOD, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    President Donald J. Trump's federal hiring freeze could impact civilian workers at Fort Drum, with union officials stating they're stretched thin by years of budget reductions. “We have fewer authorizations taking longer to fill and now you're going to slap on a hiring freeze, that's going to exacerbate the problems,” said Jeffrey W. Zuhlke, president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 400.

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  10. Parham Street fire quickly quenchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Alerted by a passerby, Carthage and West Carthage fire departments responded to a fire at 818 Parham St. around 8:30 Friday morning. “A passerby saw smoke coming out under the eaves,” said assistant fire chief Brian J. Draper.

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  11. Pro hockey: Watertown Wolves to host Danbury, Berlin this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Watertown Wolves will host two games this week - with Fort Drum Night on Friday and Emergency Medical Technician Night on Saturday. Admission for Friday's game against Danbury will be $8 for all military members with a valid ID.

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  12. New uniform store servicing Fort Drum soldiers opens in Evans MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Patriot Tactical, which has 22 locations connected to military installations in 14 states, opened its doors at 26160 Route 11 on Jan. 18. “We want to give soldiers an option compared to the stuff they have on post,” said Christopher A. Stallings, general manager and National Guard member. Mr. Stallings said the company has been working to place the store since August, and that the building, formerly used for auto dealerships and rental businesses, has been developed since late December.

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  13. Missing Fort Drum teen found, returned to familyRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A missing teen from post has been found safely and returned to his family, the post's public affairs office reported Thursday night. The post earlier in the day asked for the public's help finding Damen Hill, 16, who had been missing since Wednesday night.

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  14. Fort Drum officials seek help finding missing teenRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Post officials and military police are asking for the public's help in finding a teenager who has been missing since Wednesday night. Fort Drum's public affairs office said that Damen Hill, 16, was last seen near Sandy Creek Road in the Crescent Woods housing area on post.

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  15. Former 10th Mountain Division deputy commander Piatt chosen to lead Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, a former deputy commander of the 10th Mountain Division, has been chosen by the Army to lead Fort Drum and the division.

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  16. Fort Drum soldiers convicted on sexual abuse, cocaine distribution, assault offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The following soldiers faced charges in recent court-martial proceedings on post. The results come from a monthly summary of courts-martial Armywide.

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  17. Robert E. LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    CARTHAGE – Robert E. Leonard, 90, resident of the Skilled Nursing Unit, died Monday evening, January 23, 2017 at the Carthage Area Hospital. Born in Watertown on July 27, 1926, the son of Robert A. & Vera Hartness Leonard, he attended Watertown High School.

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  18. Fort Drum to receive $12.5 million in cold-weather gear after being declared an Arctic ZoneRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Soldiers on post will receive $12.5 million in special cold-weather gear this year after the Army designated the post as an Arctic Zone. The new gear, which will be provided through this fall, includes specialized jackets, pants, gloves, face masks, gear covers and socks meant for conditions of about minus 16 degrees Fahrenheit.

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  19. Fire damages Deferiet homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Deferiet Fire Department Chief Timothy J. Irey, said the fire caused “extensive interior damage,” including smoke and water damage throughout the second floor. The department was notified at 11:25 a.m. and extinguished the flames in 45 minutes.

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  20. Fire coverage change worries Wilna residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A town of Wilna resident is concerned about the safety of her home after learning the Carthage Fire Volunteer Fire Department has changed its mutual aid policy. Cindy Gebo, who lives between the village and Natural Bridge on Route 3, said she was told the Natural Bridge Fire Department was “taken off the first responders list” for the Carthage/Wilna Fire District.

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