Category Archives: Local News

  • Charles W. Spencer

    Charles W. Spencer pWest Carthage-Charles W. Spencer, 77, of 82 Bridge Street died on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at home under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. He was born on May 13, 1938 in Watertown. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by the…

  • Protests planned across US to back Apple in battle with FBI

    Protests planned across US to back Apple in battle with FBI pSAN FRANCISCO — Protesters are preparing to assemble in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by…

  • John D. Finnie

    John D. Finnie p MASSENA – Mr. John D. Finnie, 66, of 1769 State Route 420, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning, February 20, 2016 at his home./ppAt his request, there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley./ppArrangements…

  • Three people injured in Sunday morning LeRay accident

    Three people injured in Sunday morning LeRay accident pLERAY — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-car accident at Duffy Road and Route 3 that sent three people to the hospital Sunday morning./ppDetails were sparse about the accident that happened shortly before 10 a.m. and closed the…

  • NY considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations

    NY considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations pALBANY — New York conservation officials have a href=”http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/73762.html”posted online/a potential changes to freshwater fishing regulations based on fish populations and talks with fishermen./ppThe Department of Environmental Conservation says it’s seeking additional feedback from anglers about the changes, which would take effect…

  • NY lawmaker: reform Miranda warning for juvenile defendants

    NY lawmaker: reform Miranda warning for juvenile defendants pALBANY — A New York state lawmaker says too many juvenile defendants don’t understand the Miranda warning given by police officers when they are taken into custody./ppSen. Michael Gianaris says he recently introduced legislation that would require police to give the…

  • Fire department holds snowmobile drag races in Copenhagen

    Fire department holds snowmobile drag races in Copenhagen pThe Copenhagen Fire Department held snowmobile drag races on Saturday to benefit the Copenhagen Cubs firematic truck races, which will be held in the spring. Another snowmobile drag race benefit event is planned for March 5./p Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest…

  • Election Takeaways: A boost for front-runners Clinton, Trump

    Election Takeaways: A boost for front-runners Clinton, Trump pWASHINGTON — Republicans went to the polls in South Carolina to make their Republican presidential picks on Saturday as Democrats caucused in Nevada. /ppSaturday’s top takeaways:/ppstrongDONALD TRUMP, FRONT-RUNNER/strong/ppCelebrity businessman Donald Trump’s win in South Carolina’s Republican primary needs no spin. It’s…