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  1. 2014 home sales up in Jefferson, Lewis counties; St. Lawrence County sales fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    After getting off to a slow start because of last year's long winter, real estate sales in Jefferson and Lewis counties rebounded during the rest of 2014, with the number of homes sold exceeding 2013 totals. “We were down from last year by 35 homes at the beginning of the year in Jefferson County, but each quarter increased after that,” said Lance M. Evans, executive officer for the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors and the St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors.

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  2. A stellar career: Cathy Pircsuk to retire from WWNY-TV later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Cathy M. Pircsuk joined WWNY-TV 36 years ago this month as a reporter. She will retire as the station's general manager in mid-year after almost 20 years leading Channel 7 to prosper during a furious pace of technological change and a vastly different media marketplace.

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  3. Stefanik takes ceremonial oath of office in PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Although Congresswoman Elise Stefanik officially took her oath of office Tuesday in Washington, D.C., she wanted a local ceremony so district members would have a chance to attend. “It feels great,” she said.

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  4. Soldiera s response saves lives in Felts Mills home destroyed by blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    That was the window of time Sgt. Anders N. Olafson of Fort Drum said he had to ensure eight other people got safely out of a two-story apartment house that caught fire about 1:50 a.m. Thursday before it was engulfed in flames.

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  5. Skiers, snowboarders enjoy deep powder at Dry Hill; more snow still in forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    After finishing a run on his snowboard at the Dry Hill Ski Area on Friday afternoon, 7-year-old Henry A. Lent of Fort Drum pointed with his glove-covered hand to his knee to show how deep the snow was. The powder became deeper as the day continued at the seven-trail ski and snowboarding facility on Alpine Ridge Road, where numerous Fort Drum soldiers and families took advantage of free admission for Military Appreciation Day.

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  6. Watertown man accused of lewd act at restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    City police charged Scott M. Phillips, 48, of 701 Sterling St., with public lewdness after he allegedly touched himself inappropriately at the Best Western Watertown/Fort Drum hotel on Washington Street. Police said the incident occurred about 10:45 p.m. Dec. 30 inside the Savory Cafe, in view of a hotel customer.

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  7. Some Fort Drum housing being opened to military retirees, federal civilian workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A small amount of on-post housing will now be available to military retirees, federal civil service and Department of Defense civilian workers. About 30 residences - a mixture of two-, three- and four-bedroom units - will be made available immediately, though that number could fluctuate based on the demands of active-duty soldiers, who have first priority for the housing.

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  8. Paddock Club up for sale; owner Robert J. Dalton a sick of the wintersaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    When Robert J. Dalton bought the swanky tavern in 2005, the Paddock Club took up just one storefront in the Paddock Arcade. Since then, the Paddock Club grew to five storefronts, turned into one of Watertown's most popular night spots and started serving food three years ago.

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  9. Fallen Fort Drum soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, Md., was one of two soldiers killed Nov. 24 by a car bomb near Kabul.

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  10. 10th Mountain Division icon Earl Clark diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A prominent face of the 10th Mountain Division and its soldier alumni, Earl E. Clark, died Dec. 28 at the age of 95. In addition to serving with the division in World War II in the northern Apennine mountains of Italy, Mr. Clark was the first president of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division and held important roles in the 10th Mountain Division Foundation, helping create a division monument at Colorado's Tennessee Pass and the International Federation of Mountain Soldiers. He was inducted into the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame in 2001.

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  11. Fallen Fort Drum soldier to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Fort Drum soldier killed in Afghanistan in November will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery this afternoon. Sgt. Maj.

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  12. Mario Cuomo recalled as charismatic leader with deep ties to north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    According to north country public officials who knew him, Mr. Cuomo, the son of Italian immigrants, was able to break into song or deliver remarks in the language when the occasion called for it, as a visit to the Italian-American Civic Association might. But Mr. Cuomo, who died Thursday of natural causes due to heart failure, also reached a much broader audience, endearing himself to Northern New York with his ability to remember and recognize people and organizations for their community contributions and his steadfast support of Fort Drum.

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  13. Frederick J. HancockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Deer River, NY- Frederick J. Hancock, 60, of Deer River Road, died Thursday, January 1, 2015 after being stricken at his home. Born July 11, 1954 in Carthage, the son of the late Roger R. Hancock and the former Ann E. Fowlow Hancock, he was a 1974 graduate of Carthage Central School.

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  14. Former governor Mario Cuomo dies: staunch advocate for Fort Drum, 10th Mountain DivisionRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Mario M. Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York, has died. He was 82. Mr. Cuomo died Thursday at his home of natural causes due to heart failure, the same day his son Andrew M. started his second term as governor, according to a statement released by the administration.

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  15. Jefferson Countya s first baby of 2015 born at Carthage Area HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The north country welcomed 2015 with snow, but Kouma S. Semenya and Akossiwo W. Eklu welcomed the New Year with something much better: a new daughter. Gloria Sandra Semenya, weighing 6½ pounds, was born at 12:35 a.m. Thursday at Carthage Area Hospital, becoming Jefferson County's first baby of the year.

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  16. Winter survival camp draws kids from across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    An outdoor winter survival camp planned next month for children in military families will see some participants flying in from across the country. “It's interesting how far away they're coming in for this,” said Kathryn K. White, state 4-H Military and OMK partnership director with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County.

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  17. Many post offices have shortened hours todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The final postmarks of 2014 will be available until 6 p.m. in Watertown. Fort Drum's post office will be open until 5 p.m., as will offices in Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Edwards, Fineview, Gouverneur, Morristown and Ogdensburg.

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  18. Watertowna s city engineer position may be filled soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Interim City Engineer Justin Wood has been filling in while the city finds a replacement for City Engineer Kurt W. Hauk, who the left the position in September after eight years. Ms. Addison plans to discuss the situation with the Watertown City Council in executive session on Monday evening, she said.

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  19. Merchants say lower gas prices have spurred consumer spendingRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Merchants say consumers are feeling more generous this holiday season because they're saving money at the gas pump and using those savings to spend more on themselves and others. More money in people's wallets has helped drive an uptick in sales during the past three months at Seth's Pub, 558 State St., owner Seth W. Dusharm said Monday.

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  20. Gerald W. DesormeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gerald W. Desormeau, 93, of Riverside Avenue passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown. He had been ill for the past year battling cancer.

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