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  1. Looking BackwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Watertown Daily Times

    July 2, 2007: E.J. Noble Hospital will soon open the state-of-the-art Irwin B. Brown Antwerp Health Center, replacing the village's outdated, 20-year-old clinic. July 2, 1992: The relocation of the last 10th Mountain Division unit stationed at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome should be completed for the most part by next month, Fort Drum officials said Wednesday.

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  2. Black River fire truck catches fire during two-car crash investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Watertown Daily Times

    The engine in a Black River Fire Department fire truck ignited while firefighters were investigating a two-car crash that resulted in injuries Friday morning at Routes 283 and 342 in LeRay. Black River First Assistant Fire Chief Leslie R. Williams said firefighters were investigating a crash between a van and a truck when a passing motorist saw smoke coming out of their fire truck.

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  3. Troops, veterans deserve better treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Watertown Daily Times

    Why did Veterans For Peace win first place for best marching group in the 2017 Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade? We geezers could hardly march. Do our troops now yearn for peace more than anyone? The June 21st, Watertown Times indicated many military families have had it with these wars, a Fort Drum Gold Star mother saying “no more sacrifices.” More United States military have been killed in our current wars than either the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Indian Wars, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, or Desert Storm.

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  4. Stefanik says military needs tens of billions of dollars beyond Trump budget requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik said long-term cuts to the Department of Defense required an authorization bill this year totaling tens of billions of dollars more than President Donald J. Trump's request. The House Armed Services Committee, of which Ms.

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  5. Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft to launch today, Fort Drum not a destination yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    A little bit of downtime this winter gave Edward A. Ward II an idea: He wanted to drive for Uber. “I'm hoping it's a little extra income and something I can do when I want to,” he said.

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  6. Katie Wilson second Democrat to challenge StefanikRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    Despite the 21st Congressional District's immense size, Keene, N.Y., native Katie K. Wilson said she's up for the challenge of taking on U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, in next year's general election. Ms. Wilson told the Times Wednesday that she is “determined” to get around the district as much as she can to listen and prepare herself for what will likely be a lively race over the next year.

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  7. Community groups, Fort Drum officials team up at first-ever symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Watertown Daily Times

    Civilian and military officials from a wide range of fields came together on post for the first time, as they looked to build relationships and tackle the region's issues. “We have so many shared interests,” said Col.

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  8. City announces four anti-poverty programs during panelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Watertown Daily Times

    The city's $1 million anti-poverty program will kick off in November, an effort community leaders and advocates have been planning since last fall. Peter W. Schmitt, who is overseeing the anti-poverty initiative, Tuesday discussed four programs that tackle education, housing, workplace development and transportation barriers people face when trying to escape poverty.

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  9. Fort Drum soldier convicted of absence without leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Fort Drum soldier, Pvt. Tyler A. Mattice, was convicted May 10 in a court martialof two counts of absence without leave, one count of dereliction of duty and one county of wrongful appropriation.

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  10. Fort Drum soldier convicted of absence without leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Fort Drum soldier, Pvt. Tyler A. Mattice, was convicted May 10 in a court martial for two counts of absence without leave, one count of dereliction of duty and one county of wrongful appropriation.

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  11. Fort Drum marks Mountainfest with Trace Adkins show, Villanueva speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    The post's Mountainfest meant something different for the thousands of people, both military and civilian, that converged on Division Hill. For some soldiers, Wednesday's activities, including carnival-style games for adults and children, a car show and a free concert by country superstar Trace Adkins, were a pleasant change of pace from their normal Army duties.

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  12. B-52 bomb drops to increase noise at Fort Drum training rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    Military officials said residents near the post's training ranges may hear louder than normal training noises from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday as B-52H aircraft drop 500 pound bombs on the post's Range 48. The aircraft, from the 5th Bombardment Wing based at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, are conducting training with the Air Force's 20th Air Support Operations Squadron which provides support to the 10th Mountain Division.

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  13. Vision needed to improve school situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    I read with interest the continuing decline in school age children, which has been predicted and ongoing for at least the last 15 years, the variable factor being troop strength at Fort Drum. While the enrollment numbers are essential data, what also would have been interesting is the publicly available pay per district for superintendents and school business managers .

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  14. Fort Drum Gold Star families note year without 10th Mountain Division combat deaths overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    There were no new names to add to the post's Memorial Park in 2016, a small bit a solace for families who came to honor their loved ones who gave their lives in military operations overseas. “I wouldn't want nobody to go through this,” said Margaret Anderson, whose son, Spc.

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  15. Barbara MacTurkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 23rd at 11:00 am at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Judy Sibley, lay pastor, officiating and burial in Hailesboro Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

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  16. Former Fort Drum soldier, Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Villanueva...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Alejandro Villanueva's road from 10th Mountain Division soldier to Pittsburgh Steelers' starter circled back to the north country Monday, as he taught football to children raised in military families like his own. “It's a time for me to realize how much people sacrifice to be in the service, and the things they do,” said Villanueva, who served at Fort Drum from 2010-12.

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  17. Opioid epidemic major contributor to rural jail overcrowdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A study recently released by the Vera Institute of Justice reported that rural jails are now growing at a faster rate than their urban counterparts. Though crime rates are still lower in rural areas, and even nationwide, the study notes that rural areas in the southern and western parts of the country lack the justice department resources, such as additional judges, adequate probation services and incarceration alternatives, that urban centers typically have.

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  18. Officials celebrate restoration, new sign at Old Lowville CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A crowd gathered Saturday at the village's oldest cemetery to celebrate the culmination of a five-year restoration effort and addition of a new historic marker. “It recognizes the historical significance of the cemetery,” Lowville Town Historian Charlotte M. Beagle said during a dedication ceremony for the new sign, added through funding by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

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  19. Fort Drum gate reopens after search of commercial vehicle reveals no explosivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Fort Drum's Cerjan Access Control Point, also known as Main Gate, reopened Saturday night after officials determined there were no explosives in a commercial vehicle stopped there. “In the world of security, erring on the side of precaution is always the more appropriate action,” said post spokeswoman Julie Halpin.

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  20. One seriously injured in LeRay rollover incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A least one person was injured in a vehicle rollover accident after an SUV hit a pedestrian and swerved off State Route 283 in the town of LeRay on Friday. Fort Drum soldier Jason Blevins, who witnessed the incident, said a teenage girl was trying to cross the road when a northbound SUV unsuccessfully attempted to swerve out of the way.

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