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  1. Schumer lead-testing bill passed by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer's lead testing bill, which would help offset lead-testing costs for upstate schools and day care centers, is now awaiting the President's signature. The legislation was passed by Congress Monday.

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  2. Profit and passion drive increase in value-added producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Joseph P. Shultz produces about 1 million pounds of milk each year at his Ara-Kuh Farm in Lowville, a farm he has owned and operated for more than 20 years. Mr. Shultz purchased the farm from his parents, Thomas E. and Margaret G. “Peggy” Shultz, in 1994; his family worked in the industry for decades.

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  3. Watertown-Fort Drum added 700 new jobs in last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Watertown-Fort Drum market added 700 jobs in the last year, the state's Department of Labor reported Thursday. The 2.3 percent growth in jobs represented the third-largest percentage growth in the state, behind Ithaca at 3.8 percent and Kingston at 2.5 percent.

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  4. Ita s on the way: Caution is advised as snow being predicted for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    It's been a good run, but it looks like the warmer weather will soon take its leave this year. Snow is predicted to hit upstate New York on Sunday.

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  5. Families flock to say goodbye to Thompson Park playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Jillian E. Beattie just wanted to make sure her two sons had one last chance to play on the Thompson Park playground before it's gone. On a sunny, pleasant fall day, she and her husband Ted, wandered over to the historic park on Monday, so sons Ethan, 11, and Mason, 9, could go down the slide, twirl on the tire swings, explore the tunnels and hang from the overhead rings.

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  6. Final goodbye scheduled for Thompson Park playground this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    In announcing that this weekend would be the playground's final farewell, city planner Jennifer L. Voss said city officials just wanted to make sure residents “have a chance to play on it” one last time. The city is working with Parkitects Inc., a Tompkins County-based firm specializing in parks and playgrounds, to design the new $350,000 equipment.

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  7. Children, parents share ideas for new Thompson Park playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Eleven-year-old Jasmine Tollinchi would like to see a couple of curly slides and a few more monkey bars when the new playground gets built at Thompson Park next spring. At a little more than 5 feet tall, her friend Lillian Kimball, 11, likes the idea of monkey bars, but she also would like to see some equipment built higher so that taller kids can enjoy the playground, too.

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  8. Community meeting on Thompson Park playground set for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Children can say Thursday exactly what they would like to see included in the new $350,000 playground at Thompson Park. Children and parents are invited to take part in a community meeting to share their ideas about the new playground at 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  9. October rain could cure leftover summer drought conditions; above average temperatures expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Most of Jefferson County is still trying to shake the drought conditions left over by this summer's record dry spell. The average temperature in June was about 63.1 degrees, and July temperatures spiked to a 71.1-degree average.

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  10. Massena native and musical composer releases debut albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    She was 3 years old when she started playing violin. She then took up piano when she was 6. Following that, she learned the French horn in elementary school.

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  11. Missing Watertown man found safe in IthacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Zachary A. Parker was located in Ithaca and was with family Wednesday night, according to Detective Lt. Joseph R. Donoghue Sr. Mr. Parker, 24, had been missing since last weekend , and the search for him drew a large outpouring of support on social media.

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  12. Watertown officials to discuss rental inspection programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    City Council members will soon have their first chance to talk about a proposed rental inspection that would be established by the city. Councilman Stephen A. Jennings will introduce his proposal for rental registration and inspection program at Monday night's council meeting.

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  13. Memoir about growing up in Clayton to be released at Depauville Library eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    A poignant book about growing up in this river village in the early 1960s has touches of humor, heartbreak and redemption. “Where There's Smoke, There's Dinner: Stories of a Seared Childhood” by Regi Carpeneter will be officially released at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Depauville Free Library, 32333 County Route 179, through its “Clayton Portraits” program.

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  14. Birds do it, bees do it: animal cooling strategies to beat heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    You think you're hot. Try living in a space no bigger than, well, a beehive with 20,000 of your closest friends.

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  15. Dry conditions prompt statewide drought watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The watch was issued following discussions with the DEC's Drought Management Task Force and federal agencies and after relatively dry weather has been noted since October. Precipitation amounts across the state have been down from four to eight inches from their normal amounts in the past 90 days, DEC said.

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  16. Dry conditions prompt statewide drought watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    The watch was issued following discussions with the DEC's Drought Management Task Force and federal agencies and after relatively dry weather has been noted since October. Precipitation amounts across the state have been down from four to eight inches from their normal amounts in the past 90 days, DEC said.

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  17. Earl W. HoskinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Earl Williams Hoskins died peacefully in Charlotte, NC on July 2, 2016 at the age of 90. The native of Ithaca, NY served three years in the Army's 691st Engineers, seeing duty in the China-Burma-India theater during WWII. After proudly serving his nation he graduated from Syracuse University, where he met his future wife, Grace Molnar.

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  18. Deteriorating Thompson Park playground to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Children should be swinging, going down slides and getting to climb on a brand-new city playground at Thompson Park next spring. In recent months, city officials have been working on plans to replace the 29-year-old deteriorating playground at the historic city park.

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  19. Combo paid/volunteer fire force may workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    As a resident of Jefferson County and reader of the Watertown Daily Times for more than 40 years, the feud between the Watertown City Council and the firefighters union has topped the bill for some time now. Watertown is the county seat and the major hub in Jefferson County for all comers, education, industry, politics, sports entertainment and society in general.

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  20. City continues sparring with Watertown firefightersa unionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    City Manager Sharon A. Addison continued attacks on the firefighters' union with a late-afternoon press release on Tuesday, contending firefighters cost the city in excessive overtime and sick pay. Ms. Addison said the fire department's overtime “is almost double the cost of any surrounding communities that are comparable in population, square miles and size of department, with the exception of Ithaca, whose overtime costs are $50,000 less.” The 2016-17 adopted city budget projected that overtime costs will be about $468,000.

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