Monthly Archives: December 2018

  • Retiring 90-year-old state lawmaker and WWII vet honored

    Retiring 90-year-old state lawmaker and WWII vet honored NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — One of the last World War II veterans still serving in a state Legislature has received a celebratory retirement send off from his constituents. Republican New York state Sen. Bill Larkin represented his Hudson Valley district in…

  • Car carrier on fire in Pacific, some crew abandon ship

    Car carrier on fire in Pacific, some crew abandon ship HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a fire on a Panamanian car carrier in the Pacific Ocean and says some crew members abandoned the ship. The Coast Guard in a statement Monday says crewmembers launched…

  • Texas officials seek video on suspect who fired on family

    Texas officials seek video on suspect who fired on family HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities are asking Houston-area residents to review video surveillance for any images of a pickup whose driver they say fired into a car carrying a family, killing a 7-year-old girl and wounding the child’s mother. The…

  • Carolyn M. Cleary

    Carolyn M. Cleary Carolyn “Lindy” Cleary, 75, of Watertown passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Samaritan Medical Center. Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Thursday, January 3, from 5 – 7 PM. There will be no funeral service and burial will be…

  • Disabilities and ride-hailing task force topic

    Disabilities and ride-hailing task force topic A task force will make recommendations on how to improve ride-hailing services for people with disabilities during a meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 10. The meeting of the New York State Transportation Network Company Accessibility Task Force will be held in…

  • Phillip I. Ward

    Phillip I. Ward Phillip I. Ward, age 70. 16499 Ives Street Road Watertown, NY was found deceased in his home last month. Mr. Ward was born in Watertown, the son of Jack and Joyce Ward on September 4, 1948. He attended Adams Center School. He worked various construction jobs…

  • Stocks end dismal year on a bright note

    Stocks end dismal year on a bright note NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets. 4 p.m. The stock market ended a miserable year on a positive note but still closed out 2018 with its worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of…

  • Rochester's poverty rates worse in new census data

    Rochester's poverty rates worse in new census data Nearly 25,000 children are living in poverty, including 7,000 under the age of 5.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Rochester's poverty rates worse in new census data