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Watertown man accused of drug possession

Bradley J. Streeter, 27, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 16:01:00

Watertown man charged with disorderly conduct

Joseph R. Darling, 31, allegedly was yelling in the street and sidewalk at approximately 3:30 a.m., causing a citizen to call the police. Mr. Darling allegedly continued to yell and cause unreasonable noise as he threw his arms up as police approached him.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 16:14:00

Two minors accused of Watertown criminal mischief

WATERTOWN — Two minors were charged with criminal mischief by state police after an incident on Aug. 18.One minor was charged with felony third-degree criminal mischief with stolen property under a $250 value. The second was charged with petit larceny.Both were issued an appearance ticket returnable

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 10:20:00

Watertown women accused of disorderly conduct

Brittany A. Couture, 21, allegedly attempted to fight with another female outside of Mick’s Place, located at 204 Factory St. She allegedly had to be restrained by others and failed to cease her conduct after being advised several times by a uniformed police officer to do so.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 16:07:00

City Council approves repairs on Watertown’s hydro plant

Maintenance work to the two turbines is ahead of schedule, but they cannot be turned back on for another several weeks while some concrete cures, Water Superintendent Vicky Murphy said. The third turbine is going through major repairs.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-21 05:15:00

Watertown PD asks public for help after bogus hostage 911 call

WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- A bogus 911 call in Watertown on Saturday night led to a huge police response at a home on Haley Street, and now police are asking the public for help finding the caller.


Fort Drum man charged with DWI on State Street in Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY—David K. Dixon, 29, of 10642 Fifth Armored Div. Dr., Apt. 2260B, Fort Drum, was charged by Watertown police at 1:37 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in the 200 block of State Street with driving while intoxicated and following too close.

NEWZJUNKY.COM - 2018-08-21 06:00:08

Oswego County conducting aerial spraying for mosquitoes Monday night

The spraying will cover approximately 10,000 acres of land in the Big Bay-Toad Harbor Swamp area in the towns of Hastings, West Monroe and Constantia.

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-08-20 17:09:23

More repairs needed to Watertown’s hydro plant

WATERTOWN — City Council members will be asked to spend another $76,000 in necessary repairs to the city’s hydroelectric plant on Marble Street, this time to fix a 90-foot-long crack in a wall of the building.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 00:30:00

Photos needed for Watertown pictorial book

Readers can provide general photos of the greater Watertown area during the mid-1800s to the 1930s on commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service and other topics.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-20 05:15:00

NYS DOT announces $8.3M project to replace Arsenal Street bridge to begin; Temporary bridge to keep traffic moving while new bridge is being built

WATERTOWN, NY— New York State Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas today announced that work is getting underway on an $8.3 million project to replace the State Route 3 (Arsenal Street) bridge over the CSX Railroad in the city of Watertown, Jefferson County. State Route 3 i

NEWZJUNKY.COM - 2018-08-20 12:12:18

Watertown Police seeking information about fake hostage phone call

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Watertown Police are seeking to identify a caller who claimed he was holding his family hostage, but when officers arrived found nothing was wrong.


Black River woman sentenced for drug possession

WATERTOWN — Alyssa R. McGinnis, 24, Black River, was sentenced to three years in state prison, two years of post-release supervision and the forfeiture of $1,864.17 on Friday in Jefferson County Court. She was sentenced to a concurrent sentence of one year in prison and two years of post-release sup


Goodyear Blimp may land at Watertown Airport

If the weather cooperates, this would be the first time that Wingfoot One has visited Watertown Int’l Airport, last year we hosted Wingfoot Two on its way to the 150th celebration in Canada.


Adams Center man charged with drunken diving

RODMAN — Lance W. Connell, 49, Adams Center, was charged by state police at 5:17 p.m. Friday on County Route 155 in the town of Rodman with felony driving while intoxicated and driving on the shoulder. Troopers said he was previously convicted of DWI within the past 10 years. Troopers did not provid


Trump speechwriter fired over appearance with white nationalists

Darren Beattie, who was a visiting instructor at Duke University before he joined the White House speechwriting team, was fired Friday after a media inquiry about his appearance at the 2016 H.L. Mencken Club conference, where Beattie spoke on a panel alongside Peter Brimelow.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-19 17:35:00

Shareholder sues Watertown Golf Club over proposed asset sale

Mr. Kogut, who owns 75 shares of the club’s stock, said Mr. Lundy has offered $35 a share for a majority of the club’s 1758.5 shares, or about $600,000, while developer P.J. Simao has offered about $150,000 more. The club has “ignored” Mr. Simao’s offer, according to court documents.


College football: Syracuse to hold Fort Drum Youth Football Day on Sunday

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse University football program is holding a Fort Drum Youth Football Day on Sunday at the Ensley Athletic Center on East Colvin Street in Syracuse.The team will host the children of Fort Drum military families in various activities, including a skills clinic and autograph sessio


Trailer for Viggo Mortensen’s new film, ‘The Green Book,’ is released

The trailer for “The Green Book,” starring 1976 Watertown High School and 1980 St. Lawrence University graduate Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, was released this week, and the movie already has people talking Academy Awards nominations for the two men.


Barn wood sale this weekend in Carthage

Greg Millard, owner and operator of Greg’s Handyman Service for more than 20 years, was asked by landowner Warren Fargo to disassemble a barn that sat on the Route 45 property his family purchased in 1941.