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Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday for separate issues

Two popular restaurants in Watertown remained closed Thursday. The Crystal Restaurant on Public Square shut down shortly after two separately-owned apartments above it were condemned by city officials. And while the eatery was never condemned, it reportedly had issues with insects coming from the un

INFORMNNY.COM - 2018-03-23 17:59:06

Watertown man accused of hitting 10-year-old girl

WATERTOWN - Otis Henry Jr., 53, of 1429 Gill St., Apt. 424D, Watertown, was charged by city police on Thursday night with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. Police said he tried to start a fight with another adult and hit a 10-year-old girl in her face outside City Hal

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 00:29:00

Watertown woman charged with DWI

WATERTOWN - State police charged Kaela L. Knoell, 26, of Watertown, with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday at Walmart on Route 3. Ms. Knoell's blood alcohol content was not reported.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 03:41:00

Officers find missing woman in Theresa

THERESA - Officers have located an unidentified disabled woman who went missing from her home on Hyde Lake Road. According to a county dispatcher, emergency medical services have been dispatched to her location, although she was believed to be in stable condition. The woman was located in a constru

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 19:08:00

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


Police Search For Missing Man

The Watertown Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing man. Police said 30 year old Karl Jatsenti was last seen in the 700 block of State Street on February 24. He was reported missing two days later. Jatsenti is described as a white male, 6'4" tall, weighing 165 pounds

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-22 23:06:00

Herb Philipson's stores sold to long-time employee

Long-time employee Guy Viti has purchased Herb Philipson's sporting goods stores from Gary Philipson. "I have worked here for my entire professional career," Mr. Viti, president of merchandising and operations for the nine-store chain, said in a statement Wednesday. "I have plans for many new and e

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Truck Goes Up In Flames

There was a lot of thick, black smoke in the air outside Watertown Friday. The culprit was a truck that went up in flames. It was on Fabco Road off State Route 3 in the town of Pamelia. Calls to Ziegler Truck & Diesel Repair, where the fire happened, were not returned.

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-03-24 00:27:00

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

Watertown's CitiBus en route for new buses

WATERTOWN - The city's CitiBus system may be undergoing some major changes during the next year, with plans to replace the entire fleet. Public Works Superintendent Eugene P. Hayes said Wednesday the city is ready to order five new buses, but it will take several months for them to finally get deliv

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

Local collegiate baseball: Watertown Rapids hire new general manager in Potsdam's Noble

WATERTOWN - The Watertown Rapids announced the hiring of Potsdam native Brandon Noble on Wednesday as the new baseball team's general manager, replacing Andrew Sagarin. Sagarin stepped down and returned home to Massachusetts for health reasons, according to the Rapids. Noble is a former Jefferson Co

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

Watertown man charged with drunken driving

WATERTOWN - Paul T. Converse, 36, of 26989 Victory Lane, was charged by city police at 1:35 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Pearl Street with driving while intoxicated. Police said his blood alcohol content was 0.14 percent. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication. H


Watertown PD: use caution when dealing with door-to-door sales people

Use caution if you see a door-to-door sales person approaching your house in and around the city of Watertown. That's the warning from Watertown PD, which is urging residents to be on high alert following a series of complaints regarding aggressive sales tactics. Three people recently sold a vacuum


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


WWTI ABC50 Moving to Downtown Watertown

Watertown, N.Y. - WWTI ABC50, will move its broadcast operations from The Stateway Plaza to the Top of the Square building in downtown Watertown in early Spring of this year. The formal announcement was made today by WWTI Vice President/General Manager, David J. Males. "I realize that there has been


Behavior at Samaritan was not comforting

Recently, I had a breakdown and was taken to Samaritan Medical Center. During the time of recovery (six days), I had a chance to check out the ward, which I found running extremely well. Also, both office and general labor workers performed like machines. I also noticed that when anyone tried to tal


LaFargeville man ticketed after allegedly striking pedestrian in front of Watertown school

A LaFargeville man allegedly struck a pedestrian in front of the Watertown City School complex late last week. City police cited 58-year-old Raymond Ashland with failing to yeild to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Ashland is accused of striking a 17-year-old girl with his vehicle while turning off Barb


Watertown Police Urge Caution When Dealing With Door-To-Door Sal

The Watertown Police Department is urging the public to be cautious when it comes to door-to-door sales persons. Police said they recently investigated a complaint of high pressured sales tactics being used on a vulnerable person. According to police, three people were involved in selling a $3,000 v


Fire In Dexter Damages Abandoned Home

Firefighters were battling a fire in Dexter around midday Tuesday. Fire officials say the call came in shortly before 10 a.m. for smoke coming out of an abandoned home at 303 East Bronson Street. No injuries were reported as of around noon. Firefighters from Brownville, Glen Park, Three Mile Bay and


Forecasters say north country could see chilly start to spring

Don't put away your coats just yet: Forecasters predict that the beginning of the north country's spring may have a winter feel, and even snow, for a number of weeks into April. "That's a tough month (to predict)," said Jim A. Mitchell, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Buffalo. "