Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Ralph R. Dickinson

    Ralph R. Dickinson Ralph R. Dickinson, of 21427 County Route 63, Watertown, NY passed away peacefully at home, May 25, 2018, surrounded by his family. Among his survivors are a daughter Debbie and son in law Herbert Cox, a son Michael, two grandchildren Ian, Nairobi, Kenya and Sierra Cox,…

  • Richard J. Black

    Richard J. Black Richard J. Black, Watertown, passed away Wednesday, May 30th at his summer residence in Sackets Harbor, NY. He was 69 years old. Arrangements are incomplete with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc. Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries Richard J. Black

  • Brian D. Thomas

    Brian D. Thomas Brian D. Thomas, 71, of Rome died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 8, 1947 in Utica, NY the son of Joseph and Gertrude Lanning Thomas. He graduated from New Hartford High School. He served…

  • Robert J. Fowler

    Robert J. Fowler Massena: Robert J. Fowler, 80 of Lawrence St. peacefully passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Massena Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries Robert J. Fowler

  • Trump’s election and political ads shortened 2016 Thanksgiving dinners, researchers say

    Trump’s election and political ads shortened 2016 Thanksgiving dinners, researchers say Research published Thursday affirms what many Americans know from experience: The tumultuous 2016 election made Thanksgiving dinner awkward or even excruciating for people in politically divided families.The new study isn’t based on surveys, social media comments or personal…

  • Fed up with opioid deaths, stores donate penny a gallon to help

    Fed up with opioid deaths, stores donate penny a gallon to help On Thursday, the Chenots announced they would donate one cent of every gallon of gas sold at their Jiff-E-Mart stores to a new “Superstorm Opioids Relief Fund” that will support addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services. To…

  • For Carol and Brianna Phillips, Freihofer's Run is a celebration of recovery

    For Carol and Brianna Phillips, Freihofer's Run is a celebration of recovery Carol Phillips, 58, and daughter Brianna, 23, plan on running together for the entire 3.1-mile Freihofer’s Run for Women course that begins and ends on Washington Avenue near City Hall after winding through Washington Park. Source: Times…

  • Nassau starts work on solar farm zoning update

    Nassau starts work on solar farm zoning update NASSAU – Development of large scale solar farms will not occur for the next nine months while the town uses a moratorium to give itself time to update its zoning laws to deal with this type of project. The Town Board…

  • Albany refugee soccer team is about more than sport

    Albany refugee soccer team is about more than sport The RISSE Soccer Team has only lost one game in the past two years, but Coach Ali Abdalla says the accomplishments the team has achieved since he created it in 2015 go beyond wins and losses. “We’re having fun, and…

  • Norwood man convicted of rape argues conflict in his conviction during hearing

    Norwood man convicted of rape argues conflict in his conviction during hearing CANTON — A former Norwood man serving a 12-year prison sentence for his 2015 conviction of rape is arguing that he suffered from ineffective assistance of counsel at trial due to a conflict of interest because his…