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Watertown man accused of drug possession
Bradley J. Streeter, 27, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
NYS DOT announces $8.3M project to replace Arsenal Street bridge to begin; Temporary bridge to keep traffic moving while new bridge is being built
WATERTOWN, NY— New York State Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas today announced that work is getting underway on an $8.3 million project to replace the State Route 3 (Arsenal Street) bridge over the CSX Railroad in the city of Watertown, Jefferson County. State Route 3 i
Watertown man charged with disorderly conduct
Joseph R. Darling, 31, allegedly was yelling in the street and sidewalk at approximately 3:30 a.m., causing a citizen to call the police. Mr. Darling allegedly continued to yell and cause unreasonable noise as he threw his arms up as police approached him.
Two minors accused of Watertown criminal mischief
WATERTOWN — Two minors were charged with criminal mischief by state police after an incident on Aug. 18.One minor was charged with felony third-degree criminal mischief with stolen property under a $250 value. The second was charged with petit larceny.Both were issued an appearance ticket returnable
Watertown women accused of disorderly conduct
Brittany A. Couture, 21, allegedly attempted to fight with another female outside of Mick’s Place, located at 204 Factory St. She allegedly had to be restrained by others and failed to cease her conduct after being advised several times by a uniformed police officer to do so.
More repairs needed to Watertown’s hydro plant
WATERTOWN — City Council members will be asked to spend another $76,000 in necessary repairs to the city’s hydroelectric plant on Marble Street, this time to fix a 90-foot-long crack in a wall of the building.
Wells College students visit Carthage Area Hospital
Through the Rural Immersion Program in partnership with Northern Area Health Education Center and Wells College, Aurora, the students spent last Monday through Friday talking to community members and hospital personnel to gain perceptions about health care in a rural setting.
Reminder: Arsenal Street Paving
Last week it was milling on Watertown's Arsenal Street, this week it's paving.The paving starts at 6 p.m. tonight (Monday, August 20) and will continue until 6 a.m. Tuesday.That will be the schedule every day through Thursday, August 23.The work is between the Interstate 81 overpass and the Raymour
Gouverneur man charged with intoxicated driving, consuming alcohol in vehicle
He was charged with driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation and failure to stop.
Barn wood sale this weekend in Carthage
Greg Millard, owner and operator of Greg’s Handyman Service for more than 20 years, was asked by landowner Warren Fargo to disassemble a barn that sat on the Route 45 property his family purchased in 1941.
Photos needed for Watertown pictorial book
Readers can provide general photos of the greater Watertown area during the mid-1800s to the 1930s on commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service and other topics.
Black River woman sentenced for drug possession
WATERTOWN — Alyssa R. McGinnis, 24, Black River, was sentenced to three years in state prison, two years of post-release supervision and the forfeiture of $1,864.17 on Friday in Jefferson County Court. She was sentenced to a concurrent sentence of one year in prison and two years of post-release sup
Watertown Police seeking information about fake hostage phone call
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Watertown Police are seeking to identify a caller who claimed he was holding his family hostage, but when officers arrived found nothing was wrong.
Watertown PD asks public for help after bogus hostage 911 call
WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- A bogus 911 call in Watertown on Saturday night led to a huge police response at a home on Haley Street, and now police are asking the public for help finding the caller.
Carthage hospital to host a baby shower
CARTHAGE — Carthage Area Hospital will host its third annual Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms Baby Shower from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the hospital’s main campus courtyard, 1001 West St.
Trump speechwriter fired over appearance with white nationalists
Darren Beattie, who was a visiting instructor at Duke University before he joined the White House speechwriting team, was fired Friday after a media inquiry about his appearance at the 2016 H.L. Mencken Club conference, where Beattie spoke on a panel alongside Peter Brimelow.
Goodyear Blimp may land at Watertown Airport
If the weather cooperates, this would be the first time that Wingfoot One has visited Watertown Int’l Airport, last year we hosted Wingfoot Two on its way to the 150th celebration in Canada.
Lowville man charged with driving while intoxicated
CROGHAN — State police charged Bryson S. Sauer, 22, of Lowville, with driving while intoxicated and speeding at 8:44 p.m. Wednesday on State Route 126.
Adams Center man charged with drunken diving
RODMAN — Lance W. Connell, 49, Adams Center, was charged by state police at 5:17 p.m. Friday on County Route 155 in the town of Rodman with felony driving while intoxicated and driving on the shoulder. Troopers said he was previously convicted of DWI within the past 10 years. Troopers did not provid
Despite Trump's snub, defense policy bill is still called 'The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act' (Letters)
In an orchestratedsigning ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, President Trump could not give credit or respect to Senator John S. McCain (R-Az), who has served his nation for five decades, and is dying of brain cancer.