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Fort Drum identifies soldier killed in crash, driven by fellow soldier

Officials have identified the 23-year-old soldier killed in a Sunday car accident while driving back to Fort Drum, New York, according to a Tuesday release from the 10th Mountain Division. Spc. Jennifer Kipybida was killed as the vehicle, driven by Spc. Miles Wilson-King, also 23, swerved into onc

ARMY TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:15:55

Fort Drum identifies soldier killed in Oneida County crash

FORT DRUM - Military officials have identified the soldier killed when the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a tree in Oneida County. The 10th Mountain Division's public affairs office said Spc. Jennifer Kipybida, 23, of Churchville, near Rochester, was killed in the crash, which happened aroun

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 07:30:00

900 Jobs Available In Jefferson County

Fort Drum soldier Rudolph Bazil is on leave. On Tuesday, he checked out career opportunities in the civilian world at the Jefferson-Lewis Job Fair. "Looking to network to see availability of different jobs for the future because it's good to have your eggs in several baskets instead of just one," he

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 23:50:00

Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for 'misleading' offers

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerne

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:24:25

Man Celebrates 84th Birthday With Walk With WHS Team

It looked like a parade through the streets of Watertown or practice for the high school's cross country team. But it was all for Bill Donney, a lifelong resident of Watertown who wanted to walk up Gotham Street Hill on his 84th birthday. "Just something that come out of my head. You can't sit, just

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:04:00

Economic Developers Throw Support Behind Plans For Agribusiness

A new agribusiness park near Watertown is in the works and Jefferson County economic developers are all in favor. Last month we told you that developer Mike Lundy plans to build the park near the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES campus. The park will include a meat-processing plant. Economic developers are now

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:51:00

Council Members Oppose Eliminating Federal Tax Deduction

Members of Watertown City Council are voicing how they oppose the feds getting rid of possible tax deduction that's been around for more than 100 years. Monday night, the council voted 4-0 to oppose eliminating it. Council member Mark Walczyk was not in at the meeting because he's on duty with the A

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 05:46:00

Summer Arrives - Better Late Than Never!

Believe it or not, it's the last week of summer. But after the weather this season, it feels like summer is just getting started. "I want to go in a pool right now it's so hot," said Alex Zappala, who was outside enjoying the temperatures. The north country saw sunshine and 80 degree temperatures Mo

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 00:50:00

Why Watertown City Council Candidates Want This Man Gone

The three challengers vying for Watertown City Council each have their own reasons, but they all say the same thing: the lawyer handling the city's negotiations with the fire department has to go. "I think the first step is to fire our outside council. Staunch the wound, so to speak. We need to stop

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:36:00

Sherry Noftsier, 62, of Watertown

Sherry Noftsier, 62, Watertown, died Tuesday, September 19th at University Hospital in Syracuse following injuries sustained at her home. Among her survivors is her husband, Robert "Beep", Watertown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Sherry Noftsier, 62, Watert

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 23:32:00

Employees: Watertown Plant to Close

A national company that makes packaging is closing its Watertown operation, according to employees. Packaging Corporation of America operates a small facility on Old Rome State Road, just outside of Watertown. Employees told 7 News the plant is closing, with operations being shifted to another facil

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:56:00

Absentee Ballots Counted: Jennings Is Out Of Watertown Council R

The absentee ballots have been counted and the results of the primaries for Watertown City Council and city judge stand. In the city council race, the top four vote-getters remain as follows: Lisa Ruggiero; Ryan Henry-Wilkinson; Cliff Olney, and incumbent Teresa Macaluso. Jennings, an incumbent, rem

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:43:00

Looking up: Passenger usage of Watertown International Airport sets records

In July, 4,998 passengers used Watertown International Airport - a record for a single month. This was certainly cause for celebration. But officials had to put the champagne on hold as they received even more good news. The July record was broken last month when 5,244 passengers passed through the

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Arlene M. Jones, 66, of Watertown

Arlene M. Jones, 66, Watertown, passed away on Sunday, September 17th at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. The funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday, September 21st at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 20:37:00

Norman H. Griffith, 86, formerly of Black River

Norman H. Griffith, 86, formerly of Burnup Road, Black River, passed September 15, 2017 at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where he had been a resident. Calling hours will be 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Bruce Funeral Home, Black River. The Order of the Eastern Stars followed by t

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-17 01:36:00

Richard G. McCarthy, 90

MASSENA - Mr. Richard G. McCarthy, 90, peacefully passed away Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at his home. He had been in failing health. Richard was born May 15, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the son of the late Harry John and Mary Elizabeth Gruber McCarthy. He was a 1944 graduate of Ogde

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 04:17:00

Today in History for Sept. 17th

Today is Sunday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2017. There are 105 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: On September 17, 1967, The Doors appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on CBS-TV for the first - and last - time. The group was banned from the program after Jim Morrison ignored a produc

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Southern Jefferson County resident recalls nearly a century of life

ADAMS - Clarence J. Sheley has been around for nearly a century, and he knows a thing or two about aging in a rural community. "We used to have a lot of businesses, stores and such in Adams and surrounding villages, but things have changed through the years," he said. "We also used to have a few doc

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 12:15:00

Sunday Portrait: Tas Cru sings the blues and educates about it along the way (VIDEO)

The dog belonging to the neighbor of Tas Cru looked up from a mid-morning snooze, lazily glanced next door and began barking, but not rising from his napping nest, as I drove into the musician's driveway on Three Mile Point Road in Chaumont. The bark seemed to have a blues-tinged ring to it, and per

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:30:00

Celebrating Heritage and Community at 2017 Bravo Italiano Festiv

A tradition 33 years in the making.. Bravo Italiano Festival continued Saturday at the Italian American Club in Watertown. After 33 years of pageantry, musical performances, and of course, Italian food. This year there was something new. The first Little Miss Italia Princess Pageant and over 20 gir

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-17 04:52:00