Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, NY.

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  1. 2 killed when small plane crashes near Missouri airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KOTA Television

    ... in woods near the airport in Festus, 35 miles south of St. Louis. The victims' names haven't been released. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak says the pilot was returning from New York with a newly purchased single-engine plane Thursday night. ...

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  2. 2 killed when small plane crashes near Missouri airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KOSA

    ... in woods near the airport in Festus, 35 miles south of St. Louis. The victims' names haven't been released. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak says the pilot was returning from New York with a newly purchased single-engine plane Thursday night. ...

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  3. Pay hike? Not so fast: JCLDC should set performance benchmarks for economic chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Watertown Daily Times

    Members of the personnel committee for the Jefferson County Local Development Corp. believe Donald C. Alexander has performed admirably and deserves a raise. Mr. Alexander serves as chief executive officer of the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency.

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  4. Alliance for Better Communities kicks off sex trafficking campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... a developed Stockholm syndrome for their trafficker. Panelists Kristyna A. Mills, the district attorney of Jefferson County, and Dr. Maya Lundborg-Gray, the director of the emergency department at Samaritan Medical Center, said they have been ...

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  5. Depauville library to a squeezea out the last joys of summer on Sept. 29Read the original story

    Friday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... of the Bird,” ornithologist and author Gerry Smith will talk about the birds of northwestern Jefferson County at 11 a.m. Master falconer Rick West of Adams will exhibit his birds of prey starting at noon. He will discuss breeding, caring for ...

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  6. At least 1 dead after small plane crashes near St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... that the plane was discovered Friday morning in a heavily wooded area near the airport in Festus, Missouri. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak says the pilot reported electrical issues Thursday night, before the crash. Police were called around 2 ...

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  7. Father, son killed in small plane crash near Festus Memorial AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A plane crash near Festus Memorial Airport killed a father and son late Thursday night, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department said. The sheriff's department told 5 On Your Side they were contacted Thursday night after a plane was reportedly experiencing electrical problems near Festus.

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  8. Leonard M. HeimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watertown Daily Times

    Leonard M. Heim, 79, Watertown, passed away Tuesday morning September 18th at the home of his daughter while under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. He is survived by his wife Janet Heim; daughter Robbin Heim, Dexter; his grandchildren Michael French, Rob, Sara and John Thackston; 4 great-grandchildren; his sister Laura Walburn and brother, Ralph “Sonny” Heim.

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  9. Judge reserves decision on bus facility in Jefferson County Corporate ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    A judge Wednesday reserved decision on whether site plan approval should be annulled for a building in the Jefferson County Corporate Park that would house a bus garage for First Student. Jefferson County Surrogate Court Judge Peter A. Schwerzmann heard approximately three hours of oral arguments from seven attorneys in an action brought by two corporate park tenants and an adjacent property owner against the Watertown Town Planning Board and other entities over approvals given to Lundy Development & Property Management LLC, Watertown, for the construction of a bus maintenance facility.

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  10. County committee approves hiring legal counsel for a suit against opioid manufacturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Jefferson County Legislature's Health and Human Services committee voted on Tuesday to join most of the other counties in New York in suing the manufacturers of opioids. The suit would attempt to recover the cost of increased prescription opioid abuse to the county from drug manufacturers, if they were determined to have acted irresponsibly.

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  11. History podcast a A Second Looka produced at Watertown Daily TimesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... a traveling circus ran out of operating money in Cape Vincent, leaving its animals behind. “So the Jefferson County sheriff had to go up there and take custody of these animals, including the elephant,” Mrs. Burdick said. The sheriff ...

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  12. Fall foliage approaching midpoint of change in Adirondacks, 30% color change in St. Lawrence CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | North Country Now

    ... expect 30 percent color change with touches of red, yellow and orange leaves of average brilliance. In Jefferson County, spotters in Alexandria Bay are expecting 25 percent color change this weekend with hints of red and orange leaves of average ...

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  13. Steubenville Woman's Club combines history, music, plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... vice president and program chair, introduced guest speaker Charlie Green, second vice president of the Jefferson County Historical Association. Green offered a look into the lives of several women with a Jefferson County connection of interest, ...

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  14. Watertown businessman charged with menacing, endangerment after firing weapon near patronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... & Wesson 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and fired it near them. Mr. Gulbay was arrested at 8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Safety Building. He was arraigned and held on $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond. Later on Monday, city police found Mr. Gulbay ...

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  15. Judge denies SU's request to stop 2nd Theta Tau lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Post-Standard

    ... the students. Then in August, seven of those students, along with three others, filed a second lawsuit in Jefferson County using the state court system. In that case, the students are asking a judge to reverse the college's decisions on the ...

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  16. A better use: Vanduzee Street land needs to be placed back on the tax rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    To carry out its vital mission, the Jefferson County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals needs more space. Executive Director Heather L. Spezzano said the building at 25056 Water St. in Watertown is so cramped that cats under the SPCA's care must be kept in closets.

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  17. Voter turnout frustrates officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    For down-ballot races, it was even worse - there were four candidates for the 5th Judicial District delegates in the town of Ellisburg in the Independence Party primary, and not one person voted for them. Voters in Oswego did select delegates in the race, as the judicial district is mostly located outside Jefferson County with the exception of Ellisburg.

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  18. County approves hiring legal counsel for a suit against opioid manufacturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    Members of the Jefferson County Legislature on the Health and Human Services committee voted on Tuesday to join most of the other counties in New York in suing the manufacturers of opioids. The suit would attempt to recover the cost of increased prescription opioid abuse to the county from drug manufacturers, if they were determined to have acted irresponsibly.

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  19. New marker in Redwood commemorates former glass factory locationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Co., made up mostly of local residents, was formed and operated the plant. Lenka Walldroff, formerly of the Jefferson County Historical Society and a columnist for NNY Business magazine, wrote in 2012 in the February issue: “The factory, as ...

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  20. Watertown commits to dog control program until JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    The City Council on Monday night informally agreed to remain involved in Jefferson County's dog control program for another six months. Last month, the county announced that the Jefferson County Office of Dog Control could shut down as early as Jan. 1 after 30 years of operation unless the 14 towns and the city that currently use its services took action.

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