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Carthage residents attend board meeting, support proposed restaurant
At the September board meeting, concerns arose about having the required number of parking spaces to be in compliance with village codes. Due to the square footage of the proposed restaurant, in what is commonly referred to as the Abbass building, 59 off-street parking places are required. The build
Carthage sets winter parking ban
CARTHAGE — The village Board of Trustees has set an all-night on-street parking ban from 2 to 6 a.m., effective Nov. 1 to April 1. Vehicles left on village streets overnight during this period will receive a parking ticket and also may be towed.All-night parking will be allowed on the left-hand side
Adams man charged with carrying loaded pistol, with 15 rounds of ammo
WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Matthew J. Bartholomew, 33, of 18705 Owens Road, Adams Center, with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — ammo clip, a class D felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon — loaded firearm, a class C felony.
Watertown businessman seeks debt forgiveness in purchasing Metro in Carthage
Robert J. Havens III of Watertown, president of RENY Management Inc., is seeking to purchase the former Metro Paper Industries, 695 West End Ave.
Twin Village Christmas committee to meet in Carthage
CARTHAGE — A meeting of the committee to plan the fourth annual Twin Villages Christmas is set for noon on Oct. 30 in the village municipal building, 120 S. Mechanic St. The Christmas festival, scheduled for Dec. 15, will kick off with the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce Parade on Dec. 14, along w
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Friday, Oct. 19
Andrea M. Oller, 32, andAlex D. Holt,31, both of 722 W. Main St., Watertown, were each charged by Watertown police at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with animal cruelty. They are each accused of failing to provide proper sustenance or seek property veterin
Carthage man accused of intoxicated driving
CARTHAGE — State police charged Jonathan J. Gilbert, 38, of Carthage, with driving while intoxicated at 6:45 p.m. Monday at Carthage Area Hospital.
New felony drug charges for Oswego man previously arrested
OSWEGO — A city of Oswego man who was charged with multiple felony drug charges in late September is now facing four additional, unrelated felony controlled substance charges, authorities announced Friday.Edward B. Merriam, a 54-year-old who resides at 280 Maple Street in Oswego, was arrested Thursd
Two Watertown residents charged with negligence after death of four cats
WATERTOWN — City police on Thursday charged Alex D. Holt, 31, and Andrea M. Oller, 32, both of 722 West Main St., Apartment 3, with one count each of animal cruelty, a class A misdemeanor.
Coyote killed by deputy in Watertown did not have rabies
On Oct. 13, the coyote approached a man and his dog in Thompson Park and allegedly was aggressive. When police arrived, the coyote continued to be aggressive toward police and was shot dead.
Ox Industries will pay $10 million for Carthage Specialty Paperboard assets
CARTHAGE — A Pennsylvania company has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to acquire the assets of Carthage Specialty Paperboard, according to documents filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Syracuse.
Dog that attacked three-year-old in Watertown euthanized
According to Joseph R. Donoghue, Sr., detective lieutenant with the Watertown Police Department, an interview with the mother, Amanda S. Davenport, revealed that the dog’s owner wanted to euthanize the dog immediately after the incident. However, Lt. Donoghue said the dog was ordered to be on a ten-
Carthage ninth-grade academy starts a new decade
For the most part, students stay in their own wing in the high school building, which limits the anxiety of mingling with upperclassmen.
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Thursday, Oct. 18
Hailey S. Dean, 20, of 24097 Route 12, Apt. 1, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her residence with second-degree criminal contempt. She is accused of violating the terms of a Family Court stay-away order of protection by having an individual talk to the
Watertown man faces 3 years in prison for having crack cocaine
Raymond J. Perez, 27, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was charged March 28 with possessing 14 grams of crack cocaine after the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force searched his North Indiana Avenue apartment.
Watertown woman accused of disobeying stay-away order
Haley Summer Dean, 20, of 24097 State Route 12, was charged by city police Wednesday with second-degree criminal contempt of court, a class A misdemeanor.
Castorland man charged with DWI after backing into Lowville patrol car, police say
LOWVILLE, NY— Lorn D. Hirschey, 66, Castorland, was charged by Lowville police at 9:13 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, with driving while intoxicated and unsafe backing.
Watertown man accused of larceny, resisting arrest
WATERTOWN — State police charged John A. Crupi, 31, of Watertown, with resisting arrest and petit larceny at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday at Walmart Supercenter.
Pennsylvania paper products maker interested in Carthage mill
David J. Zembiec, deputy CEO of Jefferson County Economic Development, Watertown, said Ox Industries, Hanover, Pa., contacted his agency last week expressing interest in buying the local manufacturer, 30 Champion St., and maintaining its plant’s operation.
Drugged driving charged in Lewis County
Sheriff’s deputies said Jonathan P. Dugan, 23, of 9768 Route 812, Croghan, was pulled over on Third Road at about 2 a.m. after he was spotted driving on the wrong side of the road. Once stopped, deputies said it was learned that Dugan was driving on a suspended license, and he was driving under the