Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Carson says he sees ‘no path forward,’ effectively ends campaign for president

    Carson says he sees ‘no path forward,’ effectively ends campaign for president pRepublican presidential candidate Ben Carson is effectively ending his campaign after a poor finish across the Super Tuesday primaries./ppCarson says in a statement Wednesday that he sees “no path forward” to the nomination and says he will…

  • Ted Cruz’s off-base claim that having women in combat leads to increased casualties

    Ted Cruz’s off-base claim that having women in combat leads to increased casualties p“You know, the Marines recently did studies on this, looking (at) that. Putting women in that position (in combat) ended up increasing casualties both among the women and among the men, that it decreases military effectiveness.”/pp—Sen.…

  • New York stepfather charged with BB gun shooting 2 girls

    New York stepfather charged with BB gun shooting 2 girls pBUFFALO — Authorities say a western New York stepfather intentionally shot two young girls with a BB gun multiple times as punishment. /ppThe Erie County Sheriff’s office charged 29-year-old Steven Scroger with assault and weapons counts after being alerted…

  • Suspension of asset seizure funding by feds to cause financial woes for NNY law enforcement

    Suspension of asset seizure funding by feds to cause financial woes for NNY law enforcement pNorth country law enforcement agencies will be under financial pressure without funding from an asset forfeiture program suspended by the U.S. Department of Justice this year./ppThe federal asset forfeiture program allows local law enforcement…

  • City planners pass Goodyear site plan; signage may still be a problem

    City planners pass Goodyear site plan; signage may still be a problem pWATERTOWN — The city’s Planning Board had no problems with the site plans for a new Goodyear Auto Service Center proposed for Arsenal Street./ppBut the fight might occur at the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on…

  • Nev and Max from MTV’s ‘Catfish’ filmed in Watertown Tuesday

    Nev and Max from MTV’s ‘Catfish’ filmed in Watertown Tuesday pWATERTOWN — Hollywood was here. /ppOn Tuesday morning, Nev Shulman and Max Joseph — hosts of MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show” — were spotted filming in downtown Watertown. /ppThe two celebrities made a quick stop at Thrifted consignment store,…

  • Bill would help pre-clear Canada to USA train passengers

    Bill would help pre-clear Canada to USA train passengers pA new bill proposed in Congress would help make pre-clearance of train passengers between Montreal and New York a possibility./ppSupporters of the bill say that Amtrak’s Adirondack Line has to stop at the border, often for more than an hour,…

  • Watertown-born wolves welcomed at Seneca Park Zoo (VIDEO)

    Watertown-born wolves welcomed at Seneca Park Zoo (VIDEO) pA pair of gray wolves born at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park in Watertown were formally introduced at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester on Wednesday./ppThe wolves, Timber and Willow, were a href=”http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20140520/NEWS03/705199899″born in May 2014 in a…

  • NY state preservation group issues ‘Seven to Save’ list

    NY state preservation group issues ‘Seven to Save’ list pALBANY — The upstate homes of black families who migrated north decades ago, a New York City library designed by a renowned Gilded Age architect and a rail corridor in the Adirondacks have made a New York preservation’s list of…

  • Racism allegations, and their unraveling, upset a college campus

    Racism allegations, and their unraveling, upset a college campus pALBANY — The allegation set social media ablaze, sowing shock and outrage as it went: Three black students at the University at Albany had been attacked on a city bus by a group of white men who used racial slurs…