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Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday for separate issues

Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday. The Crystal Restaurant on Public Square shut down shortly after two separately-owned apartments above it were condemned by city officials. And while the eatery was never condemned, it reportedly had issues with insects coming from the un

INFORMNNY.COM - 2018-03-23 17:59:06

Watertown man accused of hitting 10-year-old girl

WATERTOWN - Otis Henry Jr., 53, of 1429 Gill St., Apt. 424D, Watertown, was charged by city police on Thursday night with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. Police said he tried to start a fight with another adult and hit a 10-year-old girl in her face outside City Hal

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 00:29:00

Watertown woman charged with DWI

WATERTOWN - State police charged Kaela L. Knoell, 26, of Watertown, with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday at Walmart on Route 3. Ms. Knoell's blood alcohol content was not reported.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 03:41:00

Officers find missing woman in Theresa

THERESA - Officers have located an unidentified disabled woman who went missing from her home on Hyde Lake Road. According to a county dispatcher, emergency medical services have been dispatched to her location, although she was believed to be in stable condition. The woman was located in a constru

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 19:08:00

Police Search For Missing Man

The Watertown Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing man. Police said 30 year old Karl Jatsenti was last seen in the 700 block of State Street on February 24. He was reported missing two days later. Jatsenti is described as a white male, 6'4" tall, weighing 165 pounds

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-22 23:06:00

Sackets Harbor school inadvertently put on lockout

SACKETS HARBOR - A man on his way to target practice caused the Sackets Harbor Central School to be on a lockout for 45 minutes this morning. No one was able to enter the school after a teacher observed the man driving by the school on an ATV at about 11:45 a.m. with what appeared to be a rifle str

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 21:04:00

Herb Philipson's stores sold to long-time employee

Long-time employee Guy Viti has purchased Herb Philipson's sporting goods stores from Gary Philipson. "I have worked here for my entire professional career," Mr. Viti, president of merchandising and operations for the nine-store chain, said in a statement Wednesday. "I have plans for many new and e

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Man charged for second domestic incident in two weeks

COPENHAGEN - State police have charged a Copenhagen man in connection with the second domestic incident at his home in two weeks. James H. Smith, 25, is now facing charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree intimidation of a witness/victim, first-degree criminal contempt, and secon

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

Should Watertown Farmers Market Be Moved To Public Square?

The president of the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce is considering relocating the farmers market from Washington Street to the south side of Public Square. The chamber sponsors the farmers market and although the chamber's president has had the idea for a while, it didn't become


Winter hangs on into spring throughout the north country

Just about two days into spring and it still looks and feels like January throughout the north country. Still, winter is technically behind us and the Watertown Daily Times looked back at the numbers from the frigid season gone by. In total, through the first of March, Redfield picked up 319 inches

INFORMNNY.COM - 2018-03-22 15:54:54

Behavior at Samaritan was not comforting

Recently, I had a breakdown and was taken to Samaritan Medical Center. During the time of recovery (six days), I had a chance to check out the ward, which I found running extremely well. Also, both office and general labor workers performed like machines. I also noticed that when anyone tried to tal


Watertown's CitiBus en route for new buses

WATERTOWN - The city's CitiBus system may be undergoing some major changes during the next year, with plans to replace the entire fleet. Public Works Superintendent Eugene P. Hayes said Wednesday the city is ready to order five new buses, but it will take several months for them to finally get deliv

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 12:15:00

Watertown Firefighters Douse Olive Street Fire

Watertown city firefighters were called to an apartment house on Olive Street Friday morning. 7 News reporter Patrick Malowski was on the scene. He said the fire appeared to be mostly out by before 11:30 a.m.. Firefighters were called there around 11 a.m. Fire officials tell Malowski everyone got ou


Calcium Man Accused Of Making Meth In His Garage

A Calcium man faces drug charges after his wife called law enforcement on him. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say 50 year old Gary Woodward was allegedly making meth in the garage of his Valley View Drive home. According to his arrest report, his wife caught him making meth and called the sheri


Brownville home severely damaged in fire (VIDEO)

BROWNVILLE - A Brownville home has taken major damage in a fire late this morning. Crews were called to 25282 Fire Road 152 at about 11:20 a.m. A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy at the scene said the home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Fire crews from Brownville, Chaumont and the Town of


City to Install Special Crosswalk After Resident's Request

A man writes to city hall and change is made. Markings are the start of what Watertown officials hope creates a safer intersection at Thompson Boulevard and Washington Street. The city is putting in new crosswalk signals with visual and audio cues to tell people when to go and give them a countdown


Pedestrian Struck Outside Watertown School

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon in Watertown. It happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Washington Street in front of Case Middle School. A female was taken away from the scene in an ambulance. We'll update this story when we get more information. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicl


Watertown Woman Pleads Guilty In Crack Cocaine Bust

A 31 year old Watertown woman has entered a plea in connection with a crack cocaine bust. Ashley Oliver pleaded guilty Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She faces 4 years in pri


Evans Mills Keeps Its Police, But...

The Evans Mills village board decided Friday morning to keep the two police officers the village shares with Black River. But that leaves the village with another problem, how to pay for snow plowing. Village residents turned out Friday morning to a board meeting to urge the board to keep the police


Irish Fest Preps Underway In Watertown

The 2018 North Country Goes Green Irish Festival was kicking off Friday. Organizers were setting up Friday morning for all the events taking place throughout the weekend. "We raise funds for the local charities, local scholarships," co-chair Dave Missert said. "We buy most of our stuff locally, so r