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Gouverneur woman gets prison for attempted arson
Mary E. Yerdon, also known as Mary E. McIntosh, 51, of 316 W. Main St., formerly of 230 E. Main St., downstairs, Gouverneur, was sentenced to 2½ to 5 years in prison for her Aug. 22 conviction of third-degree attempted arson, the reduced count of third-degree arson, for which she was tried.
NY man facing animal cruelty charges after troopers find 27 dead cows
EDMESTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A New York man is facing more than two dozen charges of animal cruelty. Police say they were called to check on the welfare of several animals at a rented dairy farm on Route 20 in Edmeston. When troopers inspected the barn, they say they found 27 dead cow carcasses and se
Teen hurt in crash after suffering medical emergency
Sheriff’s deputies said Julie A. Fox, 19, of Greig, was northbound at about 6:13 p.m. when she suffered an unknown medical episode and lost consciousness behind the wheel. Deputies said Fox’s 2004 Dodge went off the west shoulder and into a ditch. Fox suffered a minor head injury and was treated at
Fort Drum soldier guilty of raping teen
Tyler Lavergne,21, of Harpursville, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted rape, reduced from a count of second-degree rape, in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Turin man found passed out in parking lot, charged with driving under drug influence
Cody J. Amidon, 27, of 6334 East Main St., Turin, was parked in the Family Dollar parking lot on Friday evening when he was discovered by the Lewis County Sheriff’s office to be unconscious.
Croghan man accused of DWI
Hunter M. Nortz, 24, was additionally charged with the misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and moving unsafely from a lane.
JCC to host paranormal investigator John Zaffis on Friday
With over 35 years of experience investigating the paranormal throughout the United States, Canada, England and Scotland, Mr. Zaffis has a plethora of stories to share with audience members. His experience goes beyond studying ghosts and hauntings to include hands-on exorcisms and cases of possessio
Black River woman accused of aggravated DWI
Deonna Hairston, 32, was additionally charged with the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated at 11:58 p.m. Sunday.
Snow predicted throughout north country early this week; slight accumulation may occur
Franklin and St. Lawrence counties have snowfall predicted as well, according to the NWS in Burlington, Vt., but with very little accumulation.
Watertown woman accused of petit larceny
Melisa M. Fredrodriguez, 19, was issued an appearance ticket returnable to local court.
Franklin Street resident, city at odds over picket fence
According to the fence ordinance, the fence must have 80 percent transparency, or open space, for safety reasons.
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.
Police: fake $20 bills reported in Clayton
Chief Patenaude said that this teller-training money was showing up more and more, along with movie prop money. Chief Patenaude has declined to say at which businesses the bills had been received, but said the bills had shown up at businesses in Clayton, with the most recent being reported on Thursd
Sidewalk project underway in Adams
In the summer of 2014, state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, announced she had secured $50,000 to help the village increase accessibility and improve transportation for pedestrians by rehabilitating and extending its sidewalks.
Lewis County towns to benefit from solar; investor on board
The Lewis County Industrial Development Agency is working with US Light and Energy, Latham, that specializes in renewable energy programs, to lay the foundation for solar farms.
Drawing a crowd: DeYoung helped agency lure tourists to Thousand Islands
Nestled between Canada and the United States, the Thousand Islands area boasts some of the most exquisite scenery in Northern New York. Fishing along the St. Lawrence River is legendary. And with sites like Boldt Castle, there are always fascinating things to see and do.
West Carthage water hydrants to be flushed
WEST CARTHAGE — Village Water Superintendent Timothy N. Turck has announced fire hydrants in the village will be flushed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. today and Tuesday.He cautions customers to expect lower water pressure and possibly dirty water during those times.
Clayton company wins catapult contest at park
The operators of the hulking green catapult squashed the competition during the seventh annual Punkin Chunkin’ Festival at Frink Park, launching a 4-pound gourd 1,578 feet into the air, ending up in the St. Lawrence River.
Now there’s a new way to get your high school equivalency diploma
Under the new requirements, an individual who has passed any mathematics, English language arts, social studies or science Regents examination will be credited for the equivalent TASC subtest. Therefore, a person who passed the algebra Regents in ninth grade would not have to take the mathematics su
Jefferson Community College looking at sites for downtown center
Donald W. Rutherford, CEO of the Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, confirmed last week that he’s helping JCC officials find a site for the entrepreneurial and training center.