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Hammond man charged with assault, imprisonment

HAMMOND - St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies on Nov. 17 charged Michael A. Bice, 50, of 1470 Route 37, with third-degree assault and second-degree unlawful imprisonment, both misdemeanors. Deputies said the charges stem from a Nov. 17 domestic incident that occurred at Mr. Bice's residence. No

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 02:42:00

Alleged Pot Deal Ends In Shooting & Accident

A drug deal gone bad in the town of Hammond last week and a shooting that followed ended with three people taken to a hospital and one person in jail. State police say 18 year old Vincent Adams of Redwood lost control of his van on November 13 after 18 year old Christian Johnston of Hammond allegedl

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:21:00

Firefighters Dispatched To Morristown House Fire

Firefighters from Brier Hill, Morristown and Hammond were at the scene of a house fire Monday morning in the town of Morristown. The house is between Brier Hill and Hammond on State Route 37. Firefighters were called there about 7:45 a.m. after 911 dispatchers received a report of smoke coming from


Lisbon woman faces grand jury for burglary charge

CANTON - A Lisbon woman charged with burglary will have her case brought before a grand jury after she turned down a plea deal Monday in St. Lawrence County Court. Melissa A. Planty, 39, of 41 Ross Road, Lisbon, turned down a plea deal from the district attorney's office that would have had her plea

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:15:00

Elizabeth "Lib" Swem, 95, of Somerville

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, November 27th at 1 pm at St. James Church, Gouverneur. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 1-3 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, November 27th at 1 pm at St. James Church, Gouverneur. Calling hours will be on Sund


Marjorie E. Irish, 91, of Gouverneur

Gouverneur - Marjorie E. Irish, 91, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown. A private burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Marjorie was born on January 25, 1926 in Natural Dam, the da

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-21 22:54:00

Harold L. VanDresar, 84, of Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay, NY - Harold L. VanDresar, 84, lifelong resident of Alexandria Bay, passed away Saturday afternoon at Samaritan Summit Village, in Watertown. He was born May 28, 1933 in Alexandria Bay, son of Clifford A. and Edna VanDresar. He graduated from Alexandria Central School. He served in th


Alden J. LaClair, 86, of Pamelia

PAMELIA - Alden J. LaClair, 86, of Co. Rt. 16, passed away Sunday morning November 19, 2017 at home, surrounded by family while under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. Born on May 1, 1931 in the town of Worth, he was one of four boys of Harold and Rosa Lapp LaClair. He was a graduate of Water

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-21 20:28:00

Suspect running from police struck by hit-and-run driver

Authorities say a knife-wielding man running from police was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Southern California. Police in Long Beach say officers responded late Sunday to reports of a man with a knife near a commuter train station. Lt. Omar Martinez says when the man saw the officers he sprinted


Razor clam digs set for December

Those looking to dig razor clams will have a chance during a four-day dig running Dec. 1-4 at various ocean beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the dig for evening tides after marine toxin tests found that the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed before noon

DAILY WORLD - 2017-11-22 19:30:00

Christmas wishes will be fulfilled at 10th annual Studio Tour

Jim Unwin carving in 'The Hobbit Shop." PENINSULA - Planning a family Thanksgiving at the beach? Or thinking about where to find those special gifts this holiday season? Here are 12 great places to make your gifts local and one-of-a-kind and your shopping experience a Long Beach Peninsula adventure

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-21 17:15:05

An Old Dog's Tale: Thanks for soft blankets at the start, and at the end

I don't really know (for sure), but I seem to think that as a baby, I spent a lot of time lying on soft cotton blankets. I don't remember the touch of rain or winds or strange people talking to me in funny voices. But overall it was a wonder to be born, a miracle and a revelation, and I'm thankful f

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-21 17:10:23

State snafu stifles county spending

PACIFIC COUNTY - Bill Neal, general manager of the North Beach Water District, usually tries not to get caught up in politics. This year, he hasn't had a choice because dysfunction in Olympia is creating costly problems. After a record 193 days in session, state lawmakers adjourned in July without a

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-21 17:28:02

Once a student, later a teacher, now a Coast Guard lifeboat school chief

ILWACO - Fresh out of basic training, Ryan O'Meara's first assignment in the Coast Guard in 1997 was as a replacement on a 44-foot lifeboat crew in La Push, where three of the four crew members died during an attempted rescue of a sailboat crew in distress. "I was younger," O'Meara, now 43, said. "T

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-21 17:22:07

Clatsop college president says students need grit, goals

A typical community college is lucky to have half of incoming students still attending after one year, said Clatsop Community College President Christopher Breitmeyer. About 65 percent of students at the local college earn a degree or credential in six years, comparable to the rate at a four-year un

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-21 16:47:48

Tribe celebrates 40 years of restoration

LINCOLN CITY - The annual Restoration Pow-Wow enlivened the convention hall at Chinook Winds Casino and Resort, bringing together all peoples in celebration of 40 years since the reinstatement of the Siletz as a federally recognized tribe. As drumming began people chanted, yipped and trilled. Filin

NEWPORT NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-22 04:24:44

Annual Pekin Township Thanksgiving dinner set for Wednesday

Thanksgiving will come a day early for diners at Pekin Township's annual Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner will be held at the Pekin Township building, 420 Elizabeth, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. This year's menu consists of turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-22 02:35:00

Donations top $1,000 for Pekin family

Donors have brought a Pekin woman and her five children more than one-third toward their goal of staying in their home after Nov. 27. The family, however, still needs $1,555 in online donations through a GoFundMe account to meet the $2,700 in back rent their landlord requires by then, according thei


Pekin communication firm recognized with multiple awards

PEKIN - McDaniels Healthcare Marketing, a communication firm located in Pekin, recently received eight Pinnacle Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in healthcare marketing and public relations, are granted by the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations. Randall McDa


Former Pekin cop faces second trial

Tazewell County prosecutors plan to try a former Pekin police officer again on charges he slapped a handcuffed teenager several times after the youth insulted him. A mistrial was declared when a jury failed to reach a verdict in August in the felony case against Nathan Ujinski, who was dismissed fro