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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 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 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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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
Carthage school board formally adopts technology plan
The district’s instructional technology director, Ramona Dent, said one of the most prominent changes would be in the cyber-etiquette and tech literacy components of students’ curriculum, and the increase in professional development.
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.
Unfavorable forecast: Reports document concerns raised about wind turbine projects
The Tug Hill Commission, a non-regulatory state agency, released “The Montague Doppler Radar, An Overview” earlier this month as part of its Issue Paper Series. It documents the adverse effect that wind turbines have on the Montague Doppler Radar used by the National Weather Service and Wheeler-Sack
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.
Carthage summer recreation help hired
CARTHAGE — The summer recreation program begins Monday with sessions weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch and snacks are provided through the Community Action Planning Council. The eight-week program includes walking field trips as well as bus field trips and swimming three days a week at the
Man charged with felony DWI
Deforest M. Flansburg, 58, Constableville, was stopped on Goodhines Road in the town of West Leyden shortly after noon on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers market to open at Carthage Area Hospital Wednesday
The Down to Earth Gardens Co-Op farmers market will be held noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays outside the main entrance of Carthage Area Hospital, 1001 West St., starting next week. This is a change in location from last year.
Croghan man charged with DWI after attempting to pass through closed road
Authorities say Kenneth C. Kampnich, of 10487 State Route 812, attempted to pass through a closed road as firefighters were responding to a structure fire on State Route 410. When a deputy approached Mr. Kampnich to redirect his truck, he noticed an open container in the vehicle. Upon investigation,
Minimal damage, no one hurt in Castorland house fire
Castorland Fire responded, along with Beaver Falls and Croghan Volunteer fire departments, to extinguish the flames. There was minimal damage to belongings, but the building suffers some smoke and water damage.
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.
Jefferson County Jail receiving funds for drug-counseling pilot program for inmates
Sixteen county jails across the state, including the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, will be provided funding to expand and add drug-counseling services for inmates through a pilot program.