Jefferson County Newswire (Page 4)

Jefferson County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, NY. (Page 4)

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  1. September unemployment drops for Jefferson and Lewis counties from last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... rate fell from August when it was 6.5 percent. The unemployment remained relatively flat from August in Jefferson County when it was 5.4 percent and remained stable from August in Lewis County. Statewide, the September unemployment rate decreased ...

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  2. Raymond A. BubbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... wed by a funeral service at 5:30PM with Rev. Douglas Marlow presiding. Donations in his name may be made to Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to Raymond's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com .

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  3. I-81 in Jefferson County could flood; warning issued as rain, wind continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | The Post-Standard

    The National Weather Service said after 2 to 4 inches of rain have fallen since Sunday, streams and creeks are rising. "Some locations that will experience flooding include Watertown, Oswego, Fair Haven Beach State Park, Fort Drum, Stony Point, Carthage, West Carthage and Clayton," the weather service said .

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  4. Wet weather conditions, high winds wreak havoc around Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Watertown Daily Times

    Joseph D. Plummer, Jefferson County Emergency Services Management Director, said the area has faced about 5 inches of rainfall from Sunday into Monday morning, which he said was the worst the county has seen at one time this year. “Everything is happening,” he said.

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  5. Lake effect rain prompts flood alert in soaked Northern New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | The Post-Standard

    A flash flood watch has been issued for Jefferson and Lewis counties as rain will keep falling today, this time from Lake Ontario. More than 4 inches of rain has already fallen from the major storm system over the weekend, and strong northwest winds from that system will push in lake effect rain later today.

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  6. Solar developer considers PILOT, uncharted territory for many officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Watertown Daily Times

    Commercial solar development is on the rise in Jefferson County, and at least one developer has plans to pursue a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for a project. Solar panel installation has become common throughout many towns and villages, but PILOT negotiations for commercial developers with utility-scale facilities are uncharted territory for several town officials.

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  7. Wind advisory in effect for Jefferson and Lewis CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Jefferson and Lewis counties from 8 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. Tuesday. During the evening, southern winds may hit 20 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour.

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  8. Habitat will open ReStore on Water StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for Humanity a five-year, $40,000 loan to help finance the building. Carthage Federal Credit Union and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency also intend to participate in the project. Since 1994, the organization has built 25 new houses ...

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  9. Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... about commission developments "that I as a commissioner am blind to." A commissioner from Alabama, Jefferson County Probate Judge Alan L. King, said he sent a similar letter late last week. He said the only information he has received since the ...

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  10. Message of hope: Text-to-911 system would help people who cana t make callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... members that industry trends will ultimately make installing this equipment vital. Legislators from Jefferson County are considering plans to upgrade their system, while St. Lawrence County officials did so last year. The new equipment could be ...

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  11. Carl B. MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Carl B. Martin, Jr. 90, of Henderson Harbor, passed away Thursday, Saturday October 21, 2017, at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Arrangements with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. are incomplete.

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  12. Harassment policies: Schools need better procedures to thwart student bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... non-education staff members on the law's provisions. “A total of 428 incidents were reported in Jefferson County schools in 2015-16; 460 were reported in St. Lawrence County; 366 were reported in Oswego County; and 43 were reported in Lewis ...

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  13. District Attorney: Drug addiction is fueling prostitution in Jefferson CountyRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    In a call for community action, the district attorney of Jefferson County said the north country's drug addiction issues are spurring new cases of prostitution. “They are victims, they are being preyed upon because of their addiction,” said Kristyna S. Mills.

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  14. Councilman Jennings battles on with write-in campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... if a voter writes in Steve Jennings, the vote most likely would get counted, said Jude R. Seymour, the Jefferson County Board of Elections Republican Commissioner. A voter also could inadvertently spell Jennings with one “n,” but Mr. ...

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  15. Watertown woman accused of possessing heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    City police charged Kylie B. Hall, 30, no address, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after she allegedly possessed heroin. Ms. Hall, charged at 3:33 a.m. Friday on the 500 block of Thompson Boulevard, was turned over to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on a probation warrant, and held in police custody pending an appearance in City Court.

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  16. Howard HalbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Howard L. “Bud” Halberg, 84, Rich Rd., Watertown passed away with his family at his side on Thursday morning, October 19, 2017, at Hospice of Jefferson County. A funeral service will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Tuesday, October 24, at 11AM with Rev.

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  17. Pa. Just Approved Its First Medical Marijuana GrowerRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Phillymag.com

    Earlier this week, the state gave final approval to Cresco Yeltrah, which will operate out of a 40,000-plus-square-foot cultivation facility in Brookeville, Jefferson County. The Illinois-based company was the first to pass several inspections from the state Department of Healthm and can now begin planting marijuana seeds.

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  18. New prevention services director seeks community involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Korin A. Scheible started work at the Lowville agency on Monday. She previously worked at the Mental Health Association of Jefferson County, where she was also the executive director.

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  19. Solar company pursues power agreements for large arrays in OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Toronto-based solar developer is vying for power purchase agreements for three large arrays that would be built north of LaFargeville. OYA Solar Inc. submitted three requests for proposals to the New York Power Authority and State Energy Research and Development Authority for three 20-megawatt alternating current solar arrays in northern Jefferson County, said Greg Rossetti, a principal with the company.

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  20. Philadelphia woman allegedly backed into sheriffa s deputya s carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Philadelphia woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after backing into a deputy's car in LeRay, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department reported. Catherine G. Arie, 54, of 46 Main St., was charged with DWI, unsafe backing and refusal to take a sobriety test.

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