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US: 19-year-old Johnstown man died in Afghanistan
A 19-year-old man from Johnstown died Thursday in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky, 19, died at Bagram Airfield, Bagram District, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident, the DOD said in a news release. The incident is under inves
Woman Arrested In Watertown Drug Bust
Police expect more arrests in an investigation that resulted in a raid at a Watertown apartment on Thursday. Members of the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force say 29 year old Leigh Newton and a small child were inside apartment 431A at 1429 Gill Street when police executed a search warrant.
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Friday, Dec. 14
Need a local attorney? NNYLawyers.com JeffersonScanner.com. Michael T. Dixon Sr., 50, of 515 Bradley St., Apt. 1, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 1:06 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at his residence with felony counts of second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Mr
CNY man arrested for nearly driving into state police cars while drunk, police say
A 47-year-old Pulaski man was arrested for aggravated DWI Wednesday after he nearly hit two parked state police cars, according to New York State police. Scott B. Goodrich was charged with aggravated DWI and is also accused of violating the move over law, police said.
New York judge resigns after homophobic remarks about Viggo Mortensen
A New York judge has resigned after making homophobic remarks involving Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen. Watertown, NY, attorney John W. Hallett has resigned as court justice of LeRay Town Court after the state Commission on Judicial Conduct filed formal charges against him.
Fort Drum soldier dies in Afghanistan
A Fort Drum soldier was killed in a noncombat-related incident while serving in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Friday that Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky, 19, of Johnstown, Pa., near Pittsburgh, died Thursday at Bagram Airfield, Bagram District, Parwan Province in Afghanistan.
Man Arrested In Watertown Pleads Guilty To 2014 Murder
A 31-year-old man who was arrested in Watertown as a fugitive from justice several years ago has pleaded guilty to the murder he was wanted for. It was in 2014 that then-27-year-old Miles Matthews was arrested as a fugitive on Watertown's North Meadow Street.
Watertown man facing charges after domestic incident
WATERTOWN, NY — Daniel R. Pitkin, 24, of 1210 Superior St., Apt. C3, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Samaritan Medical Center, 830 Washington St., with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, second-degre
Protests against Amazon's $3 billion deal with New York fall on deaf ears
On Wednesday, Amazon representatives attended a New York City Council hearing discussing the project. Concerned citizens and about 150 protesters were also in attendance. As expected one of the biggest concerns was the $3 billion in tax incentives.
Jefferson County town judge resigns after inappropriate comments
WATERTOWN — Watertown attorney John W. Hallett resigned as LeRay Town Court justice while under formal charges by the state Commission on Judicial Conduct for making homophobic and inappropriate remarks and gestures to another attorney at the Jefferson County Court Complex, the commission announced
North Country Family Health Center Celebrates 25 Years
There's 25 years of medical, behavioral and dental care right next to the classroom at North Elementary School in Watertown. The North Country Family Health Center celebrated those years of services Friday at the school where the program all started back in 1993.
Lewis County continues Christmas merrymaking throughout the week
Lewis County will continue its full holiday cheer with many fun, festive events including:. n The third annual Ugly Sweater Party will be held at Jeb’s Restaurant, 5303 Shady Avenue, Lowville at 7:00 p.m. to benefit Santa for Seniors.
PBS Christmas special to feature two Lewis County school choirs
Two Lewis County high school choirs are featured in the High School Holiday Concert: Songs of the Season to air on PBS television over the next two weeks before Christmas. The holiday classics and spiritual hymns were taped in mid-November in an effort to highlight talent in the area while adding to
Pickup truck strikes tree on Swan Road
WATERTOWN, NY — Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a one-vehicle accident that occurred at about 1:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, on Swan Road in the town of Watertown. There were no injuries, according to initial reports. The Town of Watertown Ambulance Service and Town of Watertown
Alleged Stolen Vehicle Chase Ends In Lewis County
An 18 year old from Connecticut was charged following a pursuit in an alleged stolen vehicle early Monday morning that started in Oneida County and ended in Lewis County. State police say a patrol clocked a vehicle traveling at over 80 miles per hour on State Route 12 near Remsen.
Lewis County snowmobile crash claims life of 18-year-old
MONTAGUE — An 18-year-old snowmobiler is dead after a crash in the town Sunday. State police responded to Flat Rock Road about 11:15 a.m. on a report of a serious injury snowmobile accident.
Complete Streets workshop encourages rethinking village streets
A nationally renowned speaker and strategic community planner, Mark Fenton, had groups in West Carthage and Lowville looking at village streets with critical eyes for planning toward healthier lifestyles last week.
Man Pleads Guilty After Watertown Drug Bust
A 29 year old Bronx man has taken a plea deal in connection with a drug bust in Watertown. Andre Barnes pleaded guilty Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to a felony count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Cole P. Dosztan, 24, Watson
– Cole Patrick Dosztan, 24, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at his home. Born Feb. 4, 1994, in Lowville, the son of Robert “Bill” Dosztan and Cathy Ann (Bennett) Dosztan, he graduated in 2013 from Lowville Academy Central School.
Lewis County Home Damaged In Overnight Fire
A West Turin home was damaged by fire overnight. Lewis County officials say the living area over the garage at the 5735 Kessler Road home of Dennis Barringer was damaged in the blaze that started shortly before midnight Monday.