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Watertown man arrested for DWI, driving impaired by drugs
WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Raul Pena Jr., 839 Kannal Court, with first offense driving while intoxicated and driving while impaired by drugs, both class U misdemeanors.
Watertown man pleads guilty to choking wife in front of children
Edwin R. Kindberg Jr., 40, of 313 S. Indiana Ave., admitted that on March 17, in Watertown, he choked his spouse during an argument in front of their children. He also admitted both he and his spouse had been drinking. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 6.
Watertown woman charged with assault
WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Hailey S. Dean, 19, of 544 Cooper St., with second-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon and third degree criminal possession of a weapon, both class D felonies. She was also charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a class
Man in serious condition after early morning shooting
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Sidebar: Troop D ‘cold cases” include murder of Evans Mills man in 1972
ONEIDA — New York State Police Troop D, headquartered here and whose coverage area includes Northern New York, regularly posts notices about cold cases on social media and through press releases. On April 17, it reminded the public about the unsolved case of Rudolph Allen Rothberg.
50 years after murder of Irene Izak, loss still haunts sister, case ‘remains open’
Fifty years have now passed since the gruesome murder of Miss Izak, whose body was discovered June 11, 1968. The Scranton, Pa., woman was savagely bludgeoned about the head, although a revived investigation 20 years ago revealed a blow to the back of her neck was likely what killed her. Her body, dr
Four men arrested after drug raid of Winslow Street apartment
WATERTOWN, NY— Members of the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 332 Winslow St., Apt. 1, at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, June 21, and arrested four men for possessing 48.1 grams of cocaine, police said.
Watertown’s playgrounds, pools open Monday
Children must be registered with parental approval at the fairgrounds and North Elementary School playgrounds, while the Academy, Portage and North Star sites will be open without registration.
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
TIERS reaches fundraising goal for new office
TIERS broke ground for its 6,800-square-foot, $1.45 million center at 885 Graves St. in October 2015 and finished construction one year later, but kept raising funds to pay off the mortgage, said Michael R. Bennett, chief of operations for the ambulance service.
Watertown man accused of making threats and having marijuana
WATERTOWN — City police charged Joshua A. Beaumont, 21, of 1708 Ohio St., Apt. 41, with second-degree aggravated harassment and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana at 3:52 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
Indiana man charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs in Watertown
WATERTOWN, NY—Raul Pena Jr., 23, of 839 Kannal Ct., Apt. 8, Rensselear, IN, was charged by Watertown police at 11:40 p.m. Friday, June 22, in the 200 block of S. Massey Street with first-degree driving while ability impaired by drugs and common law DWI.
Watertown woman charged with aggravated DWI
WATERTOWN — City police charged Trishia A. Seymour, 47, of 201 Creekwood Drive, Apt. 5, with aggravated driving while intoxicated at 8:49 p.m. Thursday at 726 Lillian St.
New bike shop to open in downtown Watertown
Aaron Austin, who has about 12 years experience in the bike retailer business, plans to open Re-Cre’s Bike Studio in a storefront at 168 Court St. by July 1.
Sackets Harbor seniors donated over $3,700 to school clubs, community groups
Their choice of the local rafting trip, as opposed to a multiday senior excursion to Boston or New York City, left them with a considerable amount to donate.
Lowville man charged with criminal mischief, contempt
LOWVILLE — Police charged Ryan M. Noftsier, 24, of Route 812, with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree criminal contempt on Thursday.
The Oswego City Band presents “A Melodic Journey” at Breitbeck Park on Wednesday, June 27th at 7:30 PM
The Oswego City Band presents “A Melodic Journey” at Breitbeck Park on Wednesday, June 27th at 7:30 PM. The ensemble will be performing a wide variety of styles appropriate for all ages and musical tastes. American classic melodies like Amazing Grace, the Shaker Melody Tis the Gift to be Simple, Ler
League commissioner says Red and Black failed to follow rules on eligible players
“They will not work with the process that is so simple that every other team in the league, including our new teams, are able to adhere to,” Bennion said of the Red and Black.
DANC interested in Vanduzee site for administrative offices
Laurie A. Marr, DANC’s director of public affairs, said that the city encouraged the authority to consider the nearly 10-acre site near the Black River at 424 Vanduzee St. as a possible location for its administrative offices.
Can you dig it? Reopening mine creates 200 new jobs in St. Lawrence County
“This is a great community. There’s a tremendous quality of life, but you have to have a job,” Mr. Pataki said during a celebration marking the reopening of the St. Lawrence Zinc Mine, according to a story published June 13 by the Watertown Daily Times. “Because of this mine reopening, more than 200