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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

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

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

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-21 22:40:00

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

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-21 00:01:00

Herb Philipson's purchased by longtime employee

A longtime Herb Philipson's employee has purchased the company, according to a news release. The company had gone up for sale in January. "My mother and I could not be happier than to see the sale of Herb Philipson's to Guy Viti," Gary Philipson, in the release. "Guy started working for my father th

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-21 20:51:06

Watson man accused of harassing girlfriend

WATSON - Lewis County sheriff's deputies early Tuesday morning charged Dustin L. Kriwox, 29, of 6737 N. Chases Lake Road, with second-degree harassment. Deputies said the charge stemmed from an argument between Mr. Kriwox and his girlfriend, whom they did not name. He was arraigned in Lowville Town

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 22:24:00

Harrisville Man Charged Following Altercations

A Harrisville man faces charges following a pair of alleged domestic incidents that got physical early Wednesday morning. Lewis County sheriff's deputies say 27 year old Shayne Miller fought twice with his father and brother at a home on Church Street and got into an argument with his fiance. He all

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-21 13:46:00

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

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 12:15:00

Carthage 12 Honors Hosts 1st Of 2 Forums

Students in Carthage opened the floor up to the public to talk about climate change at a forum Wednesday night. It was hosted by the 12 Honors class and is the first of a two-part series. Part two, scheduled for Thursday, will focus on mental health. The discussions are meant to get students think

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-22 13:03:00

Calcium Man Accused Of Making Meth In His Garage

A Calcium man faces drug charges after his wife called law enforcement on him. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say 50 year old Gary Woodward was allegedly making meth in the garage of his Valley View Drive home. According to his arrest report, his wife caught him making meth and called the sheri


Lowville teen caught in Walmart fraud

LOWVILLE - An 18-year-old was charged with returning items at Walmart for cash when she originally didn't purchase the merchandise. Lewis County Sheriff's deputies said an investigation revealed that on Feb. 22, Tiana N. Witham, of Route 12, Copenhagen, fraudulently returned items that she did not p


Greig man sentenced to probation on DWI conviction

LOWVILLE - A Greig man in Lewis County Court Monday was placed on probation on a driving while intoxicated conviction. Steven J. Rook, 52, was sentenced to three years' probation, $1,180 in fines, $488 in court fees, a one-year driver's license revocation and mandatory participation in ignition inte


Watertown Firefighters Douse Olive Street Fire

Watertown city firefighters were called to an apartment house on Olive Street Friday morning. 7 News reporter Patrick Malowski was on the scene. He said the fire appeared to be mostly out by before 11:30 a.m.. Firefighters were called there around 11 a.m. Fire officials tell Malowski everyone got ou


Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Boonville

BOONVILLE - A second-prize ticket for the March 16 Mega Millions drawing was sold in Boonville, a ticket is worth a guaranteed $3 million, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was purchased at Stewart's Shops is at 434 Post St. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a


Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million sold in Boonville

BOONVILLE - A lottery ticket worth $3 million has been purchased at a convenience store here. A second-prize ticket for Friday's Mega Millions drawing was sold at the Stewart's Shop at 434 Post St., according to a release from New York Lottery. The holder of the winning ticket has not yet been ident


Port Leyden Man Pleads To Sexual Misconduct

A Port Leyden man who was originally charged with rape pleaded guilty Friday in Lewis County Court to a reduced charge of sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor. Luis Raspaldo, 20, was originally charged with rape, 2nd degree, and endangering the welfare of a child. At the time, the sheriff's office said


Croghan water rescue exercise tests emergency responders, radio system

BELFORT - A call came in to the Lewis County dispatch center a little before 9 a.m. Saturday about two men involved in a snowmobile crash on the iced-over Beaver River near High Falls, prompting a rapid response by local emergency personnel. However, both "victims" were wearing insulated wetsuits, a


Pedestrian Struck Outside Watertown School

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon in Watertown. It happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Washington Street in front of Case Middle School. A female was taken away from the scene in an ambulance. We'll update this story when we get more information. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicl


Evans Mills Keeps Its Police, But...

The Evans Mills village board decided Friday morning to keep the two police officers the village shares with Black River. But that leaves the village with another problem, how to pay for snow plowing. Village residents turned out Friday morning to a board meeting to urge the board to keep the police