Rallying for Watertown Correctional Facility, still hoping for change

Signs could been seen up and down Watertown’s Public Sqaure all with the same message: Save the Watertown Correctional Facility.

Couple married 33 years dies from COVID-19 just 1 day apart

The couple had many plans for 2021, including getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Their friends hope their deaths serve as a stark message about the importance of the vaccine.
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  Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here’s what’s in Biden plan

President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.

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Saturday Sports: Route 11 hockey rivals prepare for back-to-back matchup Sunday

  Consequences in Congress, some asked to step down following Capitol riots

Winter storm warning coming up for Jefferson, Lewis counties

  Excitement is in the air as the Mega Millions jackpot reaches $750M

Watertown City Council to vote on putting heavy rescue truck up for auction

The Watertown Fire Department’s heavy rescue truck could be headed for the auction block.
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  Biden outlines ‘Day One’ agenda of executive actions

In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday.

  Potsdam’s state-run vaccination site gets ready to open

  Jefferson County: 600 COVID vaccine doses promised, 0 arrive

  Friday Sports: Route 11 rivalry takes the ice in Potsdam

2 men accused of raping 15 year old girl

Report: Stefanik may be Trump defender at impeachment

Pence visit will make travel tough around Fort Drum

Tri-county region reports 280 new COVID cases, no deaths on Friday

COVID infects 17 residents of Carthage nursing home

  • National

Biden says his advisers will lead with ‘science and truth’

Science organizations were also quick to praise Lander and the promotion of the science post.

SPORTS

Saturday Sports: Route 11 hockey rivals prepare for back-to-back matchup Sunday

  Friday Sports: Route 11 rivalry takes the ice in Potsdam

  Athlete of the Week: Jackson LaRock

  Tim McCreadie, part 2: born to race

In part two of our look at race driver Tim McCreadie, we check out his busy week, including the big event in Tulsa, Oklahoma: the Chili Bowl.

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More doctors & nurses need to be vaccinated, governor says

Another death reported at Canton nursing home

  Bolton’s Pharmacy begins COVID vaccinations, at least 800 on waitlist

  Governor Cuomo has too much power, say some state senators

  Millions of dollars headed to area colleges, universities

The money can be used to offer students financial aid grants as well as replenish revenues the colleges and universities may have used to get by during the pandemic.

  Swartz likely to be new part-time Watertown city judge

Stefanik advisor says SLC Dem elections commissioner should resign

  Blast from the Past: 2012 ice storm

No specific threat, but security tightened at state Capitol

  What’s in store for Watertown’s zoo?

OBITUARIES

Bertha A. “Bert” Farrell, 99, of Clayton

Mary W. Roes, 91, of Croghan

John M. Waligory, Jr., 70, of Lowville

CRAIG'S TO-DO LIST

Governor Announces Arts Revival

Classic Movie Blog - Harry and Tonto (1974)

Artists - Call for Submissions

MILITARY MATTERS

  Fort Drum administers its first COVID-19 vaccines

  Year in review: Fort Drum in 2020

YOUR HEALTH

124 new COVID-19 cases, one more death Saturday

More doctors & nurses need to be vaccinated, governor says

Another death reported at Canton nursing home