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  1. Lawmakers looking into potential Fort Drum contractor cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    L3 Technologies plans to cut 44 positions starting this week and through August. The company cited a “recent workload decrease and upcoming potential for further workload decrease” as the reasons for the reductions in a letter to the union representing the workers.

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  2. Fort Drum contractor to cut dozens of jobs starting this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watertown Daily Times

    An aviation maintenance contractor on post will lay off dozens of workers starting this week, which could result in millions of dollars in lost wages for the area. L3 Technologies said in a letter to the union for its workers that it plans to cut 44 positions between Friday and August, about a third of its 120-person workforce there.

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  3. Lowville hospital employee promoted to human resources directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    Jessica A. Skiff, who has served in her current position since 2008, has been promoted to the director position, replacing her former supervisor James A. Swords. “Jessica's knowledge of the organization and her experience with employee benefits, payroll and Civil Service rules and regulations will continue to be an asset to our Human Resources Department,” interim hospital CEO Michele E. Prince said in a statement.

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  4. Pro hockey: Largest crowd of season witnesses Wolvesa victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    After a scoreless first period, the Watertown Wolves delivered a second period that made the largest crowd of the season on Military Appreciation Night stand at attention. Colin McIntosh netted a pair of goals and Jason Dolgy tallied goal and an assist against his former team as the Watertown Wolves claimed a 5-1 Federal Hockey League victory over the Cornwall Nationals on Saturday night in front of a season-high 1,246 fans at the Watertown Municipal Ice Arena.

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  5. Pair charged with disorderly conduct at Club RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    Chanteea R. Moye, 22, and Daniel T. Walter, 21, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at 1:45 a.m. Saturday after they became part of a “large unruly group” at Club Rio. Ms. Moye and Mr. Walter, both of 10648 5th Armored Division Drive in Fort Drum, were issued appearance tickets for Watertown City Court in early March.

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  6. Randy W. SawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    Champion- Randy W. Sawyer, 60 of Champion, passed away on February 16, 2017 at his home with his lifelong companion Joyce Farrell, and their two Labrador retrievers Jack and Maggie Mae Sawyer by his side. Born June 3rd in Watertown, NY, The son of John & Joyce Davis Sawyer.

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  7. Five in a row: Fort Druma s economic impact drops again, raising community concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    The fifth straight year of decreased economic impact and soldier levels at Fort Drum has raised some concern about the potential effects for the local community. During the five-year streak of reduced value, the post's economic impact has fallen about 17.8 percent, from about $1.44 billion in 2012 to $1.18 billion in 2016.

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  8. Richard W. RobinsonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    Carthage – Richard W. Robinson, 90, passed away Friday February 17, 2017 at the Samaritan Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 01, 1926 in Ellisburg, NY to the late Glenn and Marie Wodell Robinson.

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  9. Hillard E. BancroftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    Calling hours will be 7-9pm on Friday, Feb.17th, at the TLC Funeral Home. There will be Military Honors provided by Fort Drum, will be at 8pm during the calling hours.

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  10. Robert D. GurleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    Born on January 23, 1954 in Marion, SC, son of William and Gladys M. Gurley, he attended East Side High in Paterson, NJ. Following school he entered the U.S. Army in 1972 and received several decorations including the National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Star, six Army Good Conduct Medals, four Overseas Service Ribbons, a Commendation Medal with 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster and the Meritorious Service Medal.

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  11. Report: Former Drum soldier, Steelers lineman Villanueva reunites with Afghan interpreterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    Former Fort Drum soldier and Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Alejandro Villanueva reunited with an interpreter he worked with while deployed with the 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan. Mr. Villanueva's reunion with interpreter Mohammad Arif Azimi took place in Houston, Texas, where Mr. Azimi now lives, during the week of the Super Bowl.

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  12. Fort Drum aviators formally launch European deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    The deployment, a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve 2.0, will have soldiers mostly in Germany, with others spread to Latvia, Romania and Poland. Col. Clair A. Gill, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade commander said the brigade will have “a dynamic presence from the Baltics to the Black Sea” during its deployment.

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  13. Sen. Gillibrand and peers react to anti-overdose drug price hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and 31 other U.S. senators released an open letter on Wednesday in response to the rising price of the anti-overdose drug naloxone. Virginia company Kaléo Pharmaceuticals makes the easy-to-use naloxone injector device Evzio, used to save lives by reversing opioid overdoses.

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  14. Rita A. DuvallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rita A. Duvall, 72, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 9th, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Watertown, February 18, 1945 and was the daughter of Allie and Nettie Buker Calhoun.

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  15. Marine aviators take to skies during training at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461, from Jacksonville, N.C., used their CH-53E Super Stallion to complete sling-loads, aerial gunneries, and general cold-weather training activities.

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  16. Housing study will be topic for Watertown officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    Councilwoman Teresa R. Macaluso wasn't too surprised by the findings of a comprehensive housing study that determined the city will continue to face challenges with the rental and housing markets 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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  17. Carthage Winterfest brings back old favorites and new activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    Mother Nature cooperated to attract hundreds to the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Winterfest held Saturday at Carthage Park. “There was a great turnout,” said chamber Executive Director Lori A. Borland.

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  18. President has a right to be called a presidentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    It is time for us and the media to call Donald Trump “president” and not “Mr. Trump.” It is disrespectful because a president has earned this title. We use senator, representative, doctor, etc.

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  19. Stefanik signs onto letter pushing for increased missile defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    A new letter calling for the Trump administration to increase funding for America's missile defense, including the creation of an East Coast missile site, counts Rep. Elise M. Stefanik as one of its signatories. The letter, led by the leadership of Congress' Strategic Forces Subcommittee and Missile Defense Caucus, supports the creation of a “robust layered” system capable of defending America and its allies against complex threats.

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  20. Reserve unit commander visits Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    Division officials met with a top Army Reserve commander on Wednesday to discuss potential training and support between active-duty and Reserve personnel. Maj. Gen.

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