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Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday for separate issues

Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday. The Crystal Restaurant on Public Square shut down shortly after two separately-owned apartments above it were condemned by city officials. And while the eatery was never condemned, it reportedly had issues with insects coming from the un

INFORMNNY.COM - 2018-03-23 17:59:06

Watertown man accused of hitting 10-year-old girl

WATERTOWN - Otis Henry Jr., 53, of 1429 Gill St., Apt. 424D, Watertown, was charged by city police on Thursday night with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. Police said he tried to start a fight with another adult and hit a 10-year-old girl in her face outside City Hal

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 00:29:00

Truck Goes Up In Flames

There was a lot of thick, black smoke in the air outside Watertown Friday. The culprit was a truck that went up in flames. It was on Fabco Road off State Route 3 in the town of Pamelia. Calls to Ziegler Truck & Diesel Repair, where the fire happened, were not returned.

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-24 00:27:00

Watertown woman charged with DWI

WATERTOWN - State police charged Kaela L. Knoell, 26, of Watertown, with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday at Walmart on Route 3. Ms. Knoell's blood alcohol content was not reported.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 03:41:00

Officers find missing woman in Theresa

THERESA - Officers have located an unidentified disabled woman who went missing from her home on Hyde Lake Road. According to a county dispatcher, emergency medical services have been dispatched to her location, although she was believed to be in stable condition. The woman was located in a constru

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 19:08:00

City police search for man who went missing last month

WATERTOWN - City police are requesting public assistance to help locate Karl V. Jatsenti, who has been missing for almost a month. Mr. Jatsenti, 30, of Watertown, was last seen Feb. 24 in the 700 block of State Street. Mr. Jatsenti is a 6-foot-4-inch tall white man who weighs 165 pounds and has bro

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 07:30:00

Stefanik Invites President Trump To Fort Drum

North country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is inviting President Trump to Fort Drum. Stefanik sent a letter to the president saying the nation appreciates his support of the members of the Armed Services and their families. "Since the attacks on September 11, 2001, the 10th Mountain Division based

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-23 20:04:00

Police Search For Missing Man

The Watertown Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing man. Police said 30 year old Karl Jatsenti was last seen in the 700 block of State Street on February 24. He was reported missing two days later. Jatsenti is described as a white male, 6'4" tall, weighing 165 pounds

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-22 23:06:00

Man charged for second domestic incident in two weeks

COPENHAGEN - State police have charged a Copenhagen man in connection with the second domestic incident at his home in two weeks. James H. Smith, 25, is now facing charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree intimidation of a witness/victim, first-degree criminal contempt, and secon


Should Watertown Farmers Market Be Moved To Public Square?

The president of the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce is considering relocating the farmers market from Washington Street to the south side of Public Square. The chamber sponsors the farmers market and although the chamber's president has had the idea for a while, it didn't become


Gouverneur man charged with drug possession and false personation

OGDENSBURG - State police on March 9 charged Jerred B. Wilson, 24, of 42 Whitford Road, Gouverneur, with three counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and false personation. He was also cited with un

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 03:40:00

Winter hangs on into spring throughout the north country

Just about two days into spring and it still looks and feels like January throughout the north country. Still, winter is technically behind us and the Watertown Daily Times looked back at the numbers from the frigid season gone by. In total, through the first of March, Redfield picked up 319 inches


Stewart's gets a green light for expansion in Black River

BLACK RIVER - It was a packed room Tuesday for a public hearing to change zoning to accommodate the construction of a larger Stewart's Shop on Route 3. Following the hearing, the Black River Board of Trustees approved the change of neighboring properties from residential to commercial. Prior to taki


Watertown PD: use caution when dealing with door-to-door sales people

Use caution if you see a door-to-door sales person approaching your house in and around the city of Watertown. That's the warning from Watertown PD, which is urging residents to be on high alert following a series of complaints regarding aggressive sales tactics. Three people recently sold a vacuum


Behavior at Samaritan was not comforting

Recently, I had a breakdown and was taken to Samaritan Medical Center. During the time of recovery (six days), I had a chance to check out the ward, which I found running extremely well. Also, both office and general labor workers performed like machines. I also noticed that when anyone tried to tal


Falcon Peak Offers New Kind Of Training For Fort Drum Soldiers

Falcon Peak is the name of the next training exercise for soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division and it's unlike any other training the post has done. In mid-April, Fort Drum will send Apache helicopters off post to Vermont and then the pilots will have to fight their way back to post. At a business


Firefighters Called To Pizza Hut Outside Watertown

Firefighters were called to the Pizza Hut restaurant on outer Arsenal Street for a possible blaze. Volunteers from the town of Watertown responded to the business at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. There were reports that smoke could be seen coming from the building and that there might be a fire in the c


Watertown man charged with drunken driving

WATERTOWN - Paul T. Converse, 36, of 26989 Victory Lane, was charged by city police at 1:35 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Pearl Street with driving while intoxicated. Police said his blood alcohol content was 0.14 percent. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication. H


WWTI ABC50 Moving to Downtown Watertown

Watertown, N.Y. - WWTI ABC50, will move its broadcast operations from The Stateway Plaza to the Top of the Square building in downtown Watertown in early Spring of this year. The formal announcement was made today by WWTI Vice President/General Manager, David J. Males. "I realize that there has been


Watertown Police Urge Caution When Dealing With Door-To-Door Sal

The Watertown Police Department is urging the public to be cautious when it comes to door-to-door sales persons. Police said they recently investigated a complaint of high pressured sales tactics being used on a vulnerable person. According to police, three people were involved in selling a $3,000 v