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16,000 National Grid Customers Lose Power

National Grid said 16,000 customers in Jefferson County were without power early Tuesday morning. The outage started late Monday night and appeared to be concentrated in the Alexandria Bay, Clayton and Cape Vincent areas. According to National Grid, there was a problem with a circuit switcher at a s

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-16 08:20:00

Alexandria Bay receives grant to tackle Casino Island damage

ALEXANDRIA BAY - Village officials are considering their options to use money they received to repair high water damage at Casino Island without negatively impacting summer tourism. Mayor Steven Jarvis said the damage to the island is at its northern end. "I know the lower end of the island, the sea

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-16 13:15:00

For artist Michael Ringer, a northern 'fascination' never loses its luster

ALEXANDRIA BAY - As one enters the world of Michael C. Ringer at his Dingman Point home and studio, the north country comes startlingly alive. The artist's creations reflect a world of rivers, boats, buoys, summer homes, birds, fish, mountains and everything else that naturally makes up our region.


Gerald L. "Jerry" LeClair, Sr., 74, of Fowler

Fowler - Gerald L. "Jerry" LeClair, Sr., 74, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home. There are no funeral services and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Jerry was born in Plattsburgh on June 13, 1943, the son of Lawrence and Louise Flora LeClair. He attended sc

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 01:06:00

10 more sentenced Wednesday in "Operation Gravy Train"

CANTON - Ten more people were sentenced Wednesday in St. Lawrence County Court as part of Operation Gravy Train, bringing the total number of individuals sentenced thus far to 52. In court Wednesday, the following people were sentenced having pleaded guilty: Barry Crayford, 41, of 50 Annette St., He


John "Butch" Eggleston, 69, of Ogdensburg

John "Butch" Eggleston of Ogdensburg, NY, died unexpectedly on January 2, 2018. John was born October 12, 1948 in Gouverneur to John Sherman and Clarice Jason Sherman. He had four older sisters: Sonja, Shona, Sharon and Sheila. Following the divorce of his birth parents, he was adopted by his Aunt a


Nelson Lawrence, 81, of Gouverneur

Gouverneur - Nelson Lawrence, 81, passed away on Saturday at his home. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday at 11 am at St. James Church, Gouverneur. Calling hours are on Wednesday, 12-2 & 5-7 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Gouverneur - Nelson Lawrence, 81, passed away on Saturday at h

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 01:10:00

Carl L. Dishaw, 63, of Ogdensburg

A Celebration of Life for Carl L. Dishaw, age 63, of Ogdensburg, will be held at convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Dishaw passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Carl is survived by his three children, Natha

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 23:19:00

Giraffe added to Wythe animal park

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Marion, VA pedestrian dies in morning crash

MARION, VA (WJHL) - Police in Marion report a woman died Monday morning in a crash involving a commercial vehicle. According to police, the crash happened around 6:00 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and Commerce Street. The woman, 49-year-old Pauline Angel Evans, was transported to the Smyth Count

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-16 16:50:26

NRV Packaging shipping office catches fire; no injuries reported

PULASKI, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Fire crews responded to a fire at the NRV Packaging shipping office in Pulaski, Va. Monday evening. Fire officials told WDBJ7's Eamon O'Meara that no one was inside of the office at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. Officials say that computers and other electronic

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 05:17:00

Smyth County supervisors tap Dishner to serve as chairman

A Smyth County native and a third-generation leader on his family farm is now at the helm of the Smyth County Board of Supervisors. Todd Dishner, who is in the middle of his fourth four-year term as the Park District supervisor, was elected by his peers to serve as the board's chairman Tuesday eveni

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-01-15 19:00:00

Touring the Garden: Virginia Appalachian Trail adventure leads past historic Burkes Garden

Hikers in our area have many choices to section hike the Appalachian Trail. However, if you are looking for a lesser trod new experience along the AT, consider this 33.5-mile end-to-end adventure on the AT near Bland, Virginia, a little less than 2-hour drive from the Tri-Cities. Even if this advent


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MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-01-16 16:30:00

Woman alleges city of Bluefield, towing company unlawfully impounded vehicle

PRINCETON - A Bluefield woman alleges her vehicle was unlawfully impounded and searched. Brittainy Pannell filed a complaint in Mercer Circuit Court against city of Bluefield and Tow Pro Towing LLC alleging that they violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. According to the complaint,

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD - 2018-01-16 15:37:01

Officials put plans in place to replace Thorn Street Bridge

PRINCETON - People who wonder how old the Thorn Street Bridge is can look at either end of the span and find small, weathered brass plaques informing the reader that it was constructed in 1947 by a Fayetteville company. This elderly span is now slated for replacement. Director Patricia "Pat" Smith o

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 09:45:00

Perinton residents to voice concerns over stinky landfill

The odor is so bad Brett Provenzano, the superintendent of the Fairport Central School District, issued a statement saying, "The stench is compromising the learning environment at schools close to the site." People in neighborhoods surrounding the landfill are constantly posting their concerns in th

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-16 15:05:00

Drug maker says it's ending research into Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases

One of the biggest drug companies in the United States says it is stopping its research into drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Another company, Axovant, says the drug it has been testing for Alzheimer's and dementia doesn't work. Imagine the impact that news has on families who are livi

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-16 02:51:00

Amerks home winning streak ends

The Rochester Americans rode a three-game home winning streak entering Monday's game against Utica. The game went into overtime, as goalie Linus Ullmark made 40 saves in the game. The contest went into a shootout, where the Amerks lost 2-1. "Maybe we needed to shoot more rather than be fancy," sa

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-16 11:48:00

U of R interim president hopes university community can heal, rebuild

Richard Feldman issued a welcome back message for the start of the spring semester, saying in part: "The University of Rochester has an opportunity to be a model for other institutions, not just in the letter of our policies and procedures but in the spirit of our actions, measured by our respect f

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-15 20:11:00