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Watertown Woman Pleads Guilty In Alcohol-Related Crash

A 32 year old Watertown woman is expected to lose her driver's license in connection with an alcohol-related accident near Watertown's Public Square. Amanda Loera of Winslow Street pleaded guilty in Jefferson County Court Wednesday to driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 21:12:00

Watertown octogenarian celebrates birthday with walk around city

WATERTOWN - Octogenarian William Doney could have resorted to sitting around and watching television for the rest of his life after he was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. Instead, he decided to head for the gym, where he now often enjoys working out at the local Planet Fitness. All of that ha

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

Watertown High School to host College Night

WATERTOWN - Watertown High School will host an information session following its open house Wednesday aimed at preparing students for college, The open house will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and College Night will take place immediately after. College Night, which Principal Leslie E. Atkinson

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Watertown church seeks personal hygiene items for Houston relief effort

WATERTOWN - The Rock Church, which hosted Day in the Community last month, is extending a hand to help a region affected by Hurricane Harvey. The church's "Watertown Loves Houston" drive will take personal hygiene items and clothes by U-Haul truck to Houston. The idea for the drive came up Saturday

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:30:00

Watertown Board Decides Fate Of Stone Wall

To Charlie and Maureen Caprara, the stone wall in front of their Paddock Street home is decoration. But to the Watertown City Codes Office, it's a fence and not allowed. On Wednesday night, the Capraras went in front of the Zoning Board of Appeals to get the go-ahead to finish their wall. "It is ju

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-21 06:21:00

Carmella A. Knowlton, 77, of Watertown

Carmella Alexandria Rose Ubriaco Knowlton, 77, Watertown died September 19, 2017 at Samaritan Summit Village. Tentatively a calling hour and funeral service will be Monday September 25, 2017 at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. with Reverend Steven Murray officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemet

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 21:11:00

Why Watertown City Council Candidates Want This Man Gone

The three challengers vying for Watertown City Council each have their own reasons, but they all say the same thing: the lawyer handling the city's negotiations with the fire department has to go. "I think the first step is to fire our outside council. Staunch the wound, so to speak. We need to stop

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:36:00

Sherry Noftsier, 62, of Watertown

Sherry Noftsier, 62, Watertown, died Tuesday, September 19th at University Hospital in Syracuse following injuries sustained at her home. Among her survivors is her husband, Robert "Beep", Watertown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Sherry Noftsier, 62, Watert

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 23:32:00

Employees: Watertown Plant to Close

A national company that makes packaging is closing its Watertown operation, according to employees. Packaging Corporation of America operates a small facility on Old Rome State Road, just outside of Watertown. Employees told 7 News the plant is closing, with operations being shifted to another facil

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:56:00

Absentee Ballots Counted: Jennings Is Out Of Watertown Council R

The absentee ballots have been counted and the results of the primaries for Watertown City Council and city judge stand. In the city council race, the top four vote-getters remain as follows: Lisa Ruggiero; Ryan Henry-Wilkinson; Cliff Olney, and incumbent Teresa Macaluso. Jennings, an incumbent, rem

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:43:00

Looking up: Passenger usage of Watertown International Airport sets records

In July, 4,998 passengers used Watertown International Airport - a record for a single month. This was certainly cause for celebration. But officials had to put the champagne on hold as they received even more good news. The July record was broken last month when 5,244 passengers passed through the

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Arlene M. Jones, 66, of Watertown

Arlene M. Jones, 66, Watertown, passed away on Sunday, September 17th at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. The funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday, September 21st at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 20:37:00

Children Undergo Treatment After Bat Tests Positive For Rabies

Two children are undergoing preventative rabies treatment after a rabid bat was found inside their Watertown home. The Jefferson County Public Health Service said the state tested the bat and that it was confirmed that it had rabies. The bat was located inside a home on Gill Street. Officials said t

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 20:06:00

Car Crashes Into Arsenal Street Business

A building in an outer Arsenal Street strip mall was damaged Wednesday morning after a car crashed into it. Officials on scene said the driver of the vehicle accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake when pulling into the parking lot of Aspen Dental, causing the vehicle to drive into the f

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 19:43:00

Third annual History & Genealogy Fair will host series of speakers

WATERTOWN - The genealogy bug hit Sackets Harbor native Mark A. Wentling when he was 10 years old as he wondered about the origins of his middle name. What he found out about "Avery" was inspirational and planted the roots for him to find out more about his ancestors - all the way back to the 1600s.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:30:00

Adams Center Man Gets Prison Time In Burglary Case

A 36 year old Adams Center man is going to prison in connection with a break-in. Anthony Gallo was sentenced Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to three years behind bars and five years post-release supervision. He pleaded guilty in June to second-degree attempted burglary. Gallo was accused in Feb

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 21:35:00

Morning Interview: Credo's Upcoming Events

Our guest on the 7 AM half hour of 7 News This Morning was Danyelle Brown from the Credo Community Center For The Treatment of Addictions. Danyelle brought word of two events in September - a documentary movie, "Reversing The Stigma," on September 25 at 5:30 PM at Jefferson Community College's Sturt

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 18:22:00

Local church leaders prepare for community forum

ADAMS - Local religious leaders are preparing for an interfaith forum which will focus on responding to violence. "When we look at our neighbor, we know only part, and we make judgement with just that part and sometimes we refuse to look at anything else,"said the Rev. Jerry Wichelns of the Emmanuel

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Company Answers Questions About Possible Wind Farm

It's a chance to learn about a potential wind farm in southern Jefferson County. Avangrid Renewables is answering questions in Lorraine about the proposed Mad River Wind Farm. Avangrid plans to build about 125 turbines in the town of Worth and the Oswego County town of Redfield. The company says the

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:16:00

Man Celebrates 84th Birthday With Walk With WHS Team

It looked like a parade through the streets of Watertown or practice for the high school's cross country team. But it was all for Bill Donney, a lifelong resident of Watertown who wanted to walk up Gotham Street Hill on his 84th birthday. "Just something that come out of my head. You can't sit, just

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:04:00