Tag Archives: News

  • University at Buffalo offers amnesty for overdue books

    University at Buffalo offers amnesty for overdue books BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo wants its missing library books back. No questions asked. For the next month, university libraries will waive fines and fees for overdue books and materials, no matter how late they are. Librarian Charles…

  • First snow hits Capital Region

    First snow hits Capital Region The Capital Region woke up to its first dusting of snow for the year. There were no serious accumulations reported, most areas saw just enough to cover the ground. Source: Times Unition First snow hits Capital Region

  • Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

    Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday…

  • North country community health heroes honored

    North country community health heroes honored Three local leaders have been named 2017’s “Community Health Heroes” in honor of National Rural Health Day.The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and North Country Health Compass Partners asked residents of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties to nominate a neighbor they…

  • Christmas in Waddington organized for second year

    Christmas in Waddington organized for second year WADDINGTON — After the success of last year’s first Christmas in Waddington, a 12-day pop-up market, the village tried out a summer version, the Waddington Summer Market in the Clark House. That proved so successful that the temporary market has remained open…

  • Franklin County Legislature approves paying inmate private insurance in bid to cut jail health care costs

    Franklin County Legislature approves paying inmate private insurance in bid to cut jail health care costs MALONE—The Franklin County Legislature passed a resolution on Thursday authorizing the Sheriff’s Office to pay for and use pre-existing private insurance policies for inmates at Franklin County Jail.Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill first…

  • Lewis County positions determined through write-ins, two win multiple seats

    Lewis County positions determined through write-ins, two win multiple seats LOWVILLE — Positions in three Lewis County municipalities have been determined by write-in votes cast during the Nov. 7 election.However, two villages will still likely need to appoint trustees after voters in both chose the same person to hold…

  • Watertown woman charged with marijuana possession, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest

    Watertown woman charged with marijuana possession, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest WATERTOWN — A city woman early Saturday was accused of marijuana possession, then being disorderly and being uncooperative with officers a couple of hours later.Watertown police at around midnight charged Kathryn E. Lillie, 36, of 240 E. Main St.,…

  • Two Fort Drum men accused of fighting in Public Square

    Two Fort Drum men accused of fighting in Public Square WATERTOWN — Two Fort Drum men were accused of fighting at 12:56 a.m. Sunday on the sidewalk outside 71 Public Square.City police charged Reginald W. Goodwin, 19, of 10434 5th Armored Division Drive, and Adrian E. Doway, 19, of…