Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praises #MeToo, recounts harassment in Sundance talk

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praises #MeToo, recounts harassment in Sundance talk Long before she donned a black judge’s robe, before she led a decades-long legal fight for gender equality, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a young, studious college kid taking a chemistry class at Cornell…

  • In the military? You may be eligible for a new retirement plan

    In the military? You may be eligible for a new retirement plan If you serve in the military, you may have an important decision to make in 2018: whether to stay in the current retirement system – the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan — or opt into the new…

  • Women and independents drive advantage for Democrats ahead of midterm elections, Post-ABC poll finds

    Women and independents drive advantage for Democrats ahead of midterm elections, Post-ABC poll finds WASHINGTON – Strong support from women and independents is fueling Democrats’ large early advantage ahead of this year’s congressional elections, a sign that two groups that have recoiled from Donald Trump’s presidency will play a…

  • Champion man accused of illegally possessing weapon in West Carthage

    Champion man accused of illegally possessing weapon in West Carthage WEST CARTHAGE — Village police on Sunday charged a Champion man with illegally possessing a weapon.Donald G. Bishop III, 26, of 35583 Jackson 2 Road, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned before Champion…

  • Fort Drum teen charged with DWI on I81 in Ellisburg

    Fort Drum teen charged with DWI on I81 in Ellisburg ELLISBURG — Colton M. Sullmyer, 19, Fort Drum, was charged by state police with driving while intoxicated and moving from a lane unsafely at 4:51 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 81 in the town of Ellisburg.His blood alcohol content was…

  • Watertown man accused of choking, punching woman

    Watertown man accused of choking, punching woman WATERTOWN — Watertown police on Saturday charged Cleo E. Vaughns, 23, of 143 N. Hamilton St., with third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing and blood circulation.Mr. Vaughns was accused of grabbing Amber Payton by the throat and punching her in the…

  • Lawrence woman charged with dwi, drinking in vehicle

    Lawrence woman charged with dwi, drinking in vehicle HOPKINTON — A Lawrence woman faces multiple charges including aggravated driving while intoxicated, according to state police.Police charged Valerie Hogan, 43, following a collision with resisting arrest and refusing to take a breath test.She was also charged with drinking alcohol in…

  • ICNC hosts winter tracking

    ICNC hosts winter tracking RENSSELAER FALLS — The Indian Creek Nature Center hosts an array of animals throughout the year. Peter O’Shea, local naturalist and author, will lead the group in winter tracking — identifying various creatures by their tracks and other unique features — from 10 a.m. to…

  • Pair accused of stealing electronic items from Watertown apartment

    Pair accused of stealing electronic items from Watertown apartment WATERTOWN — Two people on Saturday were accused of stealing several electronic items from a city apartment. City police charged James R. Hall, 39, of 25824 O’Connor Road, Dexter, and Barbara M. Grieco, 61, of 105 Creekwood Drive, Apt. 6,…

  • Snowshoe races to kick off Winona Forest winter event schedule

    Snowshoe races to kick off Winona Forest winter event schedule MANNSVILLE — The Winona Forest Recreation Association will kick off its winter event season Sunday with the Empire State Snowshoe Championship Race and Stone Wall 5K Walk/Run.“The Winona Stone Wall has evolved into one of the Northeast’s premier snowshoe…