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Watertown man shoved woman to ground, stole her cell phone, police say
WATERTOWN, NY — Jason A. Foster, 20, of 23 Maywood Terrace, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 12:36 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, with third-degree robbery, a felony, petit larceny and second-degree harassment.
Jefferson County teenager killed when snowmobile hits ditch, tree
MONTAGUE, N.Y. -- A Jefferson County teenager was killed Sunday morning after he lost control of a snowmobile, which struck a tree on the side of a trail in Lewis County, state police said.
Watertown Church Holds Christmas Giveaway
Toys, furniture, clothes and plenty in between. It was all part of the 5th Christmas Giveaway Saturday at New Life Christian Church in Watertown. Members of the church donated thousands of items to help people find the perfect presents this holiday season.
Gouverneur man charged with driving while intoxicated in the town of LeRay, deputies say
CALCIUM, NY — Stephen K. Bartlett, 31, of 1116 Larch Circle, Apt. C, Gouverneur, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies at 1:11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Lake’s Trailer Park, 24428 Route 11, in the town of LeRay with driving while intoxicated and imprudent speed.
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Sunday, Dec. 9
Need a local attorney? NNYLawyers.com JeffersonScanner.com. Chelsea T. Barnett, 26, of 207 Creekwood Dr., Apt. 3, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 11:26 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at her residence with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony. Ms. Barnett is accused of causing damage to a A
Mortgage company to occupy Lincoln Building second floor space
WATERTOWN — The Lincoln Building will soon welcome a local loan officer into its second floor when he opens his office next year. Chris Andiorio, who works for Movement Mortgage, hopes to open a Watertown branch in the historic building on Public Square in early 2019. Renovations for his 1,000-squar
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS PERFORM ON WPBS-TV
About WPBS-TV WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission: Trusted as the source for life-long education, entertainment, and information to our two-nation regions through quality media
High school roundup: Four Carthage wrestlers star at General Brown Duals
DEXTER — Four Carthage wrestlers went unbeaten on the day to lead the Comets to the championship at the General Brown Duals on Saturday. Freshman Frank Dowling led the way for Carthage by faring 5-0 in the 106-pound weight class and was selected as his team’s MVP for the event.
LeRay man’s BAC was 0.24% during traffic stop, deputies say
EVANS MILLS, NY — James R. Kidney, 29, of 25965 Little Owl Court, Evans Mills, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies at 11:23 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at 25744 Route 11 in the town of LeRay with aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to obey a traffic control device.
Flower Memorial Library Turns into Elf Workshop
Making presents and spreading Christmas cheer as Watertown's Flower Memorial Library transforms into an elf Workshop. Sunday kids got the chance to get crafty and make gifts for their loved ones. Each child could pick a project. With help from library staff and their families the gifts were brought
Watertown Man Sentenced In Robbery Case
A 22 year old Watertown man, who was arrested in connection with a robbery and shooting that officials described as drug-related, is going to prison. Orlando Kinsey appeared Friday in Jefferson County Court, where he was sentenced to two years behind bars.
High school basketball roundup: Bacon’s 37 points guide Red Raiders over Warriors, 71-69
OGDENSBURG — Tyler Bacon connected for 37 points as Massena went to overtime to defeat Indian River, 71-69, in a nonleague boys basketball game Saturday at Ogdensburg Free Academy.
Judge Tosses One Lawsuit Over Golf Club Sale
One of the lawsuits seeking to block the sale of the Watertown Golf Club has been tossed. State Supreme Court Judge James McClusky dismissed the suit filed by Nicki Kogut. Kogut, who owns about 9 percent of the shares in the golf course, disagrees with how the deal to sell the golf course was handle
Watertown Man Recalls Pearl Harbor Bombing
Benjamin Coe of Watertown recalls what he heard on the radio on December 7, 1941. Coe was 11 years old, living in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father was a Naval officer based there. “We were awakened that morning with a knock on the door, saying Pearl Harbor was being attacked. And we got dressed and went
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Saturday, Dec. 8
Brian L. Thompson, 33, of 284 E. Main St., lower apt., Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 7:54 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at his residence with second-degree criminal contempt. Mr. Thompson is accused of violating the terms of a stay away order of protection when he went to the home of the prot
Thursday Night: 'Absolutely Abysmal' As Snow Kept Coming
As Thursday's lake effect snow stalled and settled over the Watertown area Thursday afternoon and evening, people found it difficult to impossible to keep up with the mess. Traffic slowed, and while there were no serious accidents reported, there were plenty of scares.
Watertown teen accused of assaulting 26-year-old man
WATERTOWN, NY — Logan J. Ward, 17, of 256 Michigan Ave., Apt. 405B, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 10:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at 256 Michigan Ave. with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
McLeod's Forecast: Breaks of Sunshine
After Lake Ontario packed a punch with lake effect snow this week; we could sure use a few days to clean up. Scattered snow showers will hang around for the night around the viewing area. It will not be snowing everywhere, all the time. However, do expect snow. The snowflakes are also those big pret
Snow Slowly Winding Down In The Northeast
After some pretty impressive snowfall totals on Thursday, the snow in the northeast is finally winding down a bit. Check out the totals in Watertown, New York. A foot and a half of snow on Thursday! Buffalo had a half-foot of snow.
Thursday Morning: Fate of Bus Garage Argued
The argument over whether a new school bus garage should be allowed in the Town of Watertown continued Wednesday night, with no resolution. Developer Mike Lundy is trying to build a bus garage and maintenance facility for First Student, the bus company which serves the Watertown City School District