Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Parents learn internet safety tips

    Parents learn internet safety tips CHAUMONT — Parents who attended a presentation by PIVOT and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday night learned about how to keep their children’s smartphone use safe.The presentation was held at Lyme Central School and put together by Deputy Carrie A. Mangino, resource officer…

  • Five Guys one step closer to Potsdam

    Five Guys one step closer to Potsdam POTSDAM — The County Planning Board ceded the possibility of a full review for the new Five Guys fast food restaurant, offering only recommendations for the plan. “It won’t be held for full review, and instead sent back for local action,” said…

  • Deal that allows local Dish customers to watch NBC programs expires

    Deal that allows local Dish customers to watch NBC programs expires WATERTOWN — A deal that allows local Dish Network customers to view NBC programs expired Monday night. But officials from NBC Watertown and its owner, SagamoreHill Broadcasting, haven’t given up on negotiating a new agreement.President and CEO Louis…

  • Norwood residents approve $1,000 increase in library budget, four elected to board

    Norwood residents approve ,000 increase in library budget, four elected to board NORWOOD — The Norwood Public Library will see a $1,000 increase in its budget after village residents voted 59 to 26 in favor of the proposition in Tuesday’s election.That will increase the tax levy by $1,000 over…

  • Ellisburg man arraigned in court on charges of sexually assaulting a child

    Ellisburg man arraigned in court on charges of sexually assaulting a child WATERTOWN — Jason Loomis, 35, Ellisburg, was arraigned Wednesday in Jefferson County Court on a sealed indictment charging him with first-degree predatory sexual assault of a child, a class A felony; first-degree course of sexual conduct against…

  • Indian River students collaborating with Syracuse Stage for BRAT production

    Indian River students collaborating with Syracuse Stage for BRAT production PHILADELPHIA — A collaboration between Indian River Central High School and Syracuse Stage will explore the meaning of home and how it relates to military life.The “Born Raised and Trained” (B.R.A.T) “devised theater” productions are at 7 p.m. today…

  • From point to point, sixth annual Artists’ Studio Tour set for Saturday and Sunday

    From point to point, sixth annual Artists’ Studio Tour set for Saturday and Sunday From Dingman Point to Pillar Point, the sixth annual Artists’ Studio Tour will allow visitors to view and/or purchase creative works of art while taking in some majestic scenery on Memorial Day weekend.This year’s self-drive…

  • Ogdensburg senior girls receive awareness, defense training

    Ogdensburg senior girls receive awareness, defense training OGDENSBURG — Being aware of your surroundings, and avoiding conflict are keys to remaining safe, but it’s equally important to know when and how to strike back physically if needed, according to martial arts expert Frank A. Palumbo Jr.Mr. Palumbo, senior director…