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Puppies left for dead in tied-up pillowcase on Route 11

A community member came across a dog pacing in the middle of Route 11, between Evans Mills and Gouverneur, at 1:43 p.m. on Sunday.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-15 16:39:00

Watertown woman accused of petit larceny

Melisa M. Fredrodriguez, 19, was issued an appearance ticket returnable to local court.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-15 13:21:00

Fort Drum woman accused of DWI

Alexandrya N. Lumsen, 24, allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-15 14:14:00

Wild animal with aggressive behavior shot by sheriff’s department

According to Joseph R. Donoghue, Sr., detective lieutenant of the Watertown Police Department, dispatch received a call on Saturday at 2:45 p.m. from a man who said he and his dog were at Thompson Park and a possibly rabid dog was aggressive toward them.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-15 12:49:00

Loud and clear: Jefferson County’s new radio system benefits all involved

The added benefit is that municipalities can use the county contract to upgrade their radios at a discount. Joseph D. Plummer, director of county emergency management, told legislators last month that municipal governments will save about $500 per unit if purchases are made before Dec. 1, depending

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-15 05:15:00

Police: Utica woman switched price tags of items at Walmart to buy them for cheaper

After completing the transaction, the woman was confronted by a Walmart employee. Police responded and identified the woman as Jennifer L. Martin, 36, of Utica.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-10-14 14:26:22

Winds causes large power outage in Oswego

OSWEGO, N.Y. —The wind is triggering power outages in Oswego.The Oswego Fire Department says heavy winds caused a large power outage in the city on Monday night.At this point, the department tells CNYCentral that most of the west side of Oswego is in the dark.The wind is strong across Central New Yo

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-10-15 22:54:07

Richland man accused of cutting wood on county land, selling it

Oswego County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John M. Holbrook, 50, of County Route 2, and charged him with felony counts of grand larceny and criminal mischief.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-14 20:32:00

Watertown man pleads guilty to strangulation; sentencing in November

Lisandro Torres, 38, Watertown, pleaded guilty to second-degree strangulation, a class D felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, in Jefferson County Court on Thursday with Judge James P. McClusky presiding.


Late Watertown Daily Times newspaper delivery today

Due to press issues, our newspaper deliveries are running behind today. Drivers are out and will get to subscribers quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we work through this unexpected issue.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-14 13:34:00

Watertown man accused of drug possession

Dale C. Groff, 43, was charged with the misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 1:18 a.m.


Firefighter on the road back from injuries suffered in fire

He’s undergone two surgeries, one to fix his crushed pelvis and the other to install pins and screws in his left hip. His right hip also was broken. At this point, he cannot move his left foot up and down, caused by nerve damage. He also suffered other internal fractures.


Carthage man accused of drug possession

Samuel A. Rosner, 36, was charged with felony fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a hallucinogen, at 3:52 p.m. Thursday.


Watertown City School District students designing pre-K playground

The school, at the former Leso-Leano Army Reserve Center bought by the Watertown School District in 2014, currently has an outdoor space for the 3-year-olds, but no playground equipment, according to Stacey J. Eger, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.


As elections approach, New York’s top education policymakers begin to outline legislative priorities

They’ll also discuss what to prioritize in their overall funding request for education across the state (the board has not yet requested a specific dollar amount). Last year the Board asked for a$1.6 billion increase, which is less than the $1 billion boost that wasultimately approved. But the if th

CHALKBEAT.ORG - 2018-10-15 00:43:42

Watertown holds recreational marijuana listening session; many favor legalization

The report, released in July, found that the positive impacts of a regulated marijuana program outweigh the negative effects.


That wedding you’re in will cost you

A screenshot of the bride’s passive-aggressive email, in which she indicated “the whirlwind nature of what your travel has become just won’t work with the duties as a party member,” went viral and sparked a conversation: In this day and age, what are those duties?


Harvest Fest brings fall family fun to Watertown’s Thompson Park

The free event — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — featured pumpkin decorating, bounce houses, bobbing for apples, face painting and several other community-sponsored activities.


Tedra Cobb receives endorsement of New York State Nurses Association

Tedra L. Cobb, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 21st District, announced on Thursday that her campaign has been endorsed by the New York State Nurses Association.


Money pours into state Senate races as super PACs go on attack

ALBANY — John Flanagan, suit jacket off on an unseasonably warm fall day, was seated at the end of a conference room table. Laid out before him were stacks of paper that, viewed upside down, appeared to be of rows of people’s names next to their phone numbers.