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  1. John a oeJacka Louis EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    CASTORLAND – John “Jack” Louis Edwards, 69, of Church Street, Castorland died Monday, October 20, 2014 at his home under the care of Lewis County Hospice. A funeral Mass will be said at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Lowville, with Rev.

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  2. Two accused of tattooing 16-year-old without parental OKRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WKTV

    Two men face charges after they allegedly tattooed a 16-year-old without his parents permission, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office said. Jack L. Underwood, 25, of Vansant, Va., and Jason A. Shilling, 29, of Mud Lake Road in West Leyden, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawfully dealing with a child.

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  3. Deputies: Two men arrested for tattooing 16-year-old boy in West LeydenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Lewis County sheriff's deputies arrested two men early Tuesday for allegedly tattooing a 16-year-old boy in West Leyden. Deputies charged Jack L. Underwood, 25, of Vansant, Va., and Jason A. Shilling, 29, of 4652 Mud Lake Road, West Leyden, with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree unlawfully dealing with a child at Mr. Shilling's residence.

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  4. Three fire departments assist with fully involved barn fire in West LeydenRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... responded Sunday to a barn fire at 4237 Mud Lake Road. The barn's owner is Gene Norrs. David Norrs called Lewis County 911 dispatch at 11:49 p.m. and reported a fully involved barn fire. Upon arrival, the fire department realized protecting a nearby ...

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  5. Lewis County Chamber of Commerce receives $115,000 in I Love NY funds from countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce was granted $115,000 in I Love NY matching funds from the county, which will double to $230,000 with matching funds from the state program. The money will be used for tourism promotion in the county.

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  6. Phase one to demolish the Lyons Falls Pulp & Paper mill site is halfway to completionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the steel and equipment weakened the structures of the buildings. He said the buildings sat untouched until the Lewis County Development Corp. acquired the mill in 2011. “We had no idea how complicated it was going to become to achieve what ...

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  7. Clyde W. VowelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Watertown Daily Times

    Lowville- Clyde W. Vowels, Lowville, passed away at the Lewis County General Hospital Friday, October 17, where he had been residing since 2006. He was 83 years old.

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  8. Fire destroys barn in West LeydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WKTV

    ... Department was assisted by West Leyden Ambulance, Constableville Fire Department, Boonville Fire Department and Lewis County Cause and Origin.

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  9. Lowville Fire Department has safety concerns with location of Cream Cheese FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Lowville Fire Department is urging the village to move the Cream Cheese Festival to the Lewis County Fairgrounds because of safety concerns. Village Trustee Dennis G. Bishop said at the last fire department board meeting he was asked to present this issue to the board. 4 comments

  10. Two Watertown men charged with disorderly conduct in CopenhagenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    Two Watertown men were charged by Lewis County sheriff's deputies Thursday for allegedly “acting strange and irrational” inside a Stewart's Shop in Copenhagen. Responding to complaints from the store's workers, deputies charged Dustin T. Coleman, 34, of 114 High St., and Gregory M. Noonan, 37, of 217 S. Pleasant St., with disorderly conduct at 2:15 p.m. Mr. Coleman was found a short time later at a Plank Road residence on his hands and knees, yelling and tearing up grass from the yard, they said.

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  11. Going long: NNY commuters fueled by love of home, positive attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... tie with Maryland. The average U.S. time is 25.5 minutes. In Northern New York, the figures are 23 minutes for Lewis County, 20 for St. Lawrence and 18 for Jefferson, according to the Census Bureau. “You do get some peace of mind from it, and ...

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  12. Strong community support shown for Fund for HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    From activities at schools, clubs and farms to sold-out dinners, Lewis County residents are showing strong support for a fund dedicated to assisting local cancer patients. “It's just awesome how people are so giving and generous,” said Joanne Dicob, oncology navigator at Lewis County General Hospital.

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  13. Four slightly injured in two-vehicle accidentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    Four people were injured in a two-car accident about 4:30 p.m. Friday on Route 26 near the Lewis County line. State police said Margaret J. Hennig, 68, of Elgin, Ontario, was driving south toward Lowville when she drifted into the opposite lane and struck a car driven by Robert K. Coniski of Carthage.

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  14. Two Watertown men charged with disorderly conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    Two Watertown men were charged by Lewis County sheriff's deputies Thursday for allegedly “acting strange and irrational” inside of a Stewart's store in Copenhagen. Responding to complaints from the store's workers, deputies charged Dustin T. Coleman, 34, of 114 High St., and Gregory M. Noonan, 37, of 217 S. Pleasant St., with disorderly conduct at about 2:15 p.m. Mr. Coleman was found a short time later at a Plank Road residence on his hands and knees, yelling and tearing up grass from the yard, they said.

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  15. The stuff of nightmares: An outdoor fun houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | North County Public Radio

    ... families? Around this time last year, Zach Hirsch looked for some clues deep in a haunted forest in northern Lewis County. It's Friday night around 8 pm and the Lewis County village of Harrisville is peaceful except for one pocket of woods, just off ...

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  16. Turin woman accused of selling meth on school groundsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WKTV

    A Turin woman faces charges after she allegedly sold methamphetamine -- with one incident taken place at a school, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office said. Shannon L. Brown, 37, of East Main Street in Turin, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance.

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  17. Glenfield man arrested on second-degree criminal contemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Christopher D. Sweeney, 32, of 6107 Donnattsburg Road, Glenfield, on a charge of second-degree criminal contempt, class A misdemeanor, following a domestic incident that occurred at the above residence. Deputies report that, upon investigation into the domestic incident, they found that Mr. Sweeney violated a complete stay-away order of protection involving the person involved in the incident and the protected party in the order of protection.

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  18. Mary S. HouppertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... friends as if they were her own. She was a sales representative for Avon and Dutch Made; she worked on the Lewis County Board of Elections; she managed the kitchenette at the Northern New York Farmers' Marketing Co-Op, a Livestock Auction Market; ...

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  19. Deputies cite Glenfield man with contemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Watertown Daily Times

    Christopher D. Sweeney, 32, of 6107 Donnattsburg Road, Glenfield, was charged on Tuesday morning by Lewis County sheriff's deputies with second-degree criminal contempt following a domestic dispute. Deputies said he violated a stay-away order of protection involving an unidentified person.

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  20. Mohawk Hill man has penchant for restoring horse-drawn vehiclesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Watertown Daily Times

    That's because Mr. Bullis, a retired telephone company worker and code enforcement officer from Mohawk Hill, has a penchant for restoring old horse-drawn vehicles, with his most recent - and oldest - project being a jogging cart made in Lyons Falls about 1900. The cart was made at the L.R. Hoffman Co., in the vicinity of the old Lyons Falls Pulp & Paper mill, and has been in Lewis County since it was purchased new by the Markham family of Constableville, he said.

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