Wednesday, August 20, 2014



Feedback: Just How High Will Jefferson County Taxes Go?
If you live in Jefferson County, expect to pay more in property taxes next year. But the question is - just how much more might you pay? We look at what the county is doing now to leave itself room when putting next year's budget together.

Kidnapping Investigation "Branching Out"
Investigators are continuing to follow leads and conduct hundreds of interviews to determine whether there may be additional victims that fell under control of Stephen Howells and Nicole Vaisey's alleged plan of abuse.

Former Corrections Officer Accepts Plea Deal In Road Rage Case
A former St. Lawrence County corrections officer accepted a plea deal that requires him to serve 10 1/2 years in prison for attempting to kill family members in a road rage incident last fall.

Locals React To Poll On Cuomo And Corruption
There's a big difference between knowing about something and caring. Most New Yorkers know about the corruption in Albany. But, when it comes to caring about accountability, that's another story.

Mass Casualty Drill Tests Fort Drum, Local Responders
If two helicopters collided in the air above Fort Drum, would local emergency responders and hospitals be able to care for all the injured? To answer that question, a drill was held Wednesday to put everyone to the test.

Fort Drum Women Compete In Food Network Show
A national cooking competition has a local taste. The Food Network's "Great Food Truck Race" features a team of military mothers and two of them are from Fort Drum.

Local Thrift Stores Stop Selling Kids' Clothes With Drawstrings
Area thrift stores are complying with a cease and desist letter from the New York State Attorney General.

A Good Deed Worth Singing About
Stage Notes stopped by the Watertown Urban Mission Wednesday to drop off a $10,000 donation.

Watertown Postpones Free Outdoor Movie
Due to Wednesday's weather forecast, Watertown's Parks and Recreation Department has postponed its free outdoor movie.

Cuomo Part Of Corruption Problem, Poll Says, But Still Leads
A new poll shows many New Yorkers think Gov. Andrew Cuomo is part of the problem of corruption in Albany, but that hasn't stopped the Democrat from maintaining a 2-to-1 lead over his Republican gubernatorial challenger.