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  1. Researchers work on analyzing last yeara s flooding to make better predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    Following last year's flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, Scott Steinschneider of Cornell University began working with Mary Austerman of the New York Sea Grant to survey just how much damage had been done. Now, Mr. Steinschneider, assistant professor of biological and environmental engineering, has received a $237,431 grant to turn the surveys of lakefront communities into a parcel-by-parcel tool for local residents and municipalities to examine the likelihood of flooding.

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  2. Ms. Sandra C. ZimmRead the original story

    Friday May 4 | Watertown Daily Times

    Ms. Sandra C. Zimm of Watertown, NY, died at the age of 69 on Wednesday morning, May 2, 2018, at her summer home on Lake Ontario. Sandra was born on April 6, 1949, in Oneonta, New York.

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  3. Bishop says Ogdensburg and diocese have grown together as city turns 150Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg was among those raising his voice in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the city last week. Ogdensburg the city - and Ogdensburg the diocese - have existed side by side for most of the last century-and-a-half.

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  4. Residents hopeful Lake Ontario water levels remain below last yeara s record highsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Watertown Daily Times

    Residents and businesses near Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are hoping to avoid another year of high water levels that resulted in extensive damage around the north country and the state. “I'm cautiously optimistic,” said Ronald G. Thomson, who owns Uncle Sam Boat Tours and other businesses in the village.

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  5. Damage from high Lake Ontario waters recorded in New York Sea Grant studyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | Watertown Daily Times

    Officials with the New York Sea Grant said a survey of waterfront residents affected by last year's record high water levels on Lake Ontario could help communities prepare for future flooding. “The results from the survey may validate where types of flooding may happen in the future under similar water levels,” said Mary Austerman, New York Sea Grant coastal community development specialist.

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  6. Eugene (Gene) Russell BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Eugene Russell Black passed away on Sat. March 10, 2018 in Egan, MN. He was born December 6, 1936 in Fulton, NY., the first child and only son of Russell L. Black and Mildred LaVere Black.

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  7. Historic hospital loses portion of roof, highlighting overall deteriorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    David W. Altieri was shocked when he found a portion of the historic stone hospital's roof torn off and on the ground, broken, earlier this month. When strong winds blew throughout the north country on April 4, Mr. Altieri, heritage area director for the village, said he believed gusts pried off the section of secondary roof, which was built on top of the original roof, which faced Lake Ontario.

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  8. Despite wintry conditions, crowds converge at Clayton Spring Boat ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    As patrons checked out a wide selection of boats and watercraft at the Clayton Spring Boat Show, the near-freezing temperatures and snowfall outside through the weekend reminded them boating season was far from here. The event, in its 44th year, drew about 2,500 people to the Cerow Recreation Park Arena from Friday to Sunday, according to Michael G. Hooson, an organizer of the event.

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  9. EZ Stak opens, but still needs workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    EZ STAK's new manufacturing facility in the Jefferson County Corporate Park is understaffed despite operating for two months because it hasn't been able to attract workers. The Kingston, Ontario-based company, which makes modular interior storage systems for vehicles for utilities and first responders, wanted to hire seven to 10 employees to assemble the components for its shelves, cabinets, lockers, chests and drawers at its plant at 22620 Fisher Road.

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  10. Report highlights research on Great Lakes, St. Lawrence RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    A new report is highlighting different research efforts to understand and improve the quality of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River ecosystem in New York. The efforts highlighted in the Great Lakes Research Consortium's 2015-2017 report, released this month, include protecting from threats to wildlife, assessing water quality issues and developing new efforts to understand the region, which includes Lakes Ontario and Erie and the St. Lawrence River and Niagara rivers.

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  11. Lakeshore flood warning issued for Jefferson, Oswego countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Shoreline residents of Lake Ontario should prepare for “significant wave action” Sunday morning through afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The service's flood warning, issued for Jefferson, Oswego, Cayuga and Wayne counties from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, said that the westerly winds will potentially bring lakeshore flooding and erosion.

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  12. Cuomo to IJC: Keep up the high outflow levels from Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has called on the International Joint Commission to maintain or increase outflows from Lake Ontario to protect shoreline residents and businesses. The letter from the governor comes as the IJC planned to reduce outflows about four percent, from 8,950 to 8,550 cubic meters per second, in advance of the lake and St. Lawrence River's navigation season.

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  13. Cuomo to IJC: Keep up the high outflow levels from Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has called on the International Joint Commission to maintain or increase outflows from Lake Ontario to protect shoreline residents and businesses. The letter from the governor comes as the IJC planned to reduce outflows about four percent, from 8,950 to 8,550 cubic meters per second, in advance of the lake and St. Lawrence River's navigation season.

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  14. Proper management: Plan 2014 working well for International Joint CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    There's no doubt the International Joint Commission wants to do whatever it can to thwart the flooding endured last year in the north country. IJC officials said they broke records for February for outflows from Lake Ontario.

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  15. David M. LachenauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Battalion Chief David M. Lachenauer, 61, of 28343 Lotts Grove, Three Mile Bay, passed away peacefully at his home overlooking Lake Ontario on March 23, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and surrounded by his loving family and dearest friends.

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  16. Chinook salmon levels hit record in 2017, meeting scheduled to talk Lake Ontario fishingRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    The quality of Chinook salmon fishing in Lake Ontario was the highest recorded in at least 30 years, according to state officials. According to state Department of Environmental Conservation studies, anglers caught 96,226 and harvested 53,871 Chinook salmon in 2017.

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  17. Grant program makes $200,000 open to Great Lakes projects with tourism focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    New grant funding of $200,000 administered by New York Sea Grant will include a focus on recreational and tourism activities, organizers said. “We have a diversity of water resources and recreational resources.

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  18. Times, WPBS will collaborate on in-depth reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    This week, the Watertown Daily Times and WPBS-TV will collaborate on a series called “More to the Story.” Sunday's story will be “Big Investments, Big Rewards,” a focus on how the North Country Regional Economic Development Council has spread development funds throughout Northern New York and what its successes and failures have been. The regional council for the past seven years has been the main conduit for state funding of regional economic development.

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  19. Ontario snowmobiler injured after hitting groomer in MontagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Wayne County man was injured Saturday night when he drove his snowmobile into a trail groomer on Flat Rock Road in the town of Montague. State police said James H. Blake, 42, Ontario, was driving a 2015 Polaris snowmobile east near the Parker Road intersection when he crested a small hill and drove into the rear drag of a Barnes Corners Sno Pals groomer being operated by Robert E. Williams, 63. Mr. Blake, who was ejected from the sled, was taken to Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, for treatment of fractured ribs, wrist and arm.

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  20. IJC to increase Lake Ontario outflows as Schumer, Gillibrand push for Great Lakes studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Officials from the International Joint Commission raised the outflows from Lake Ontario as they noted that water levels have remained above normal levels through the winter. Water outflows were raised on Wednesday afternoon from 282,517 cubic feet per second, or 8,000 cubic meters per second, to 289,580 cubic feet per second, or 8,200 cubic meters per second, an increase of 2.5 percent.

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