Cargo ship that was stuck, apparently freed

Winches apparently pulled the ship free, allowed it to pull along side the Port of Ogdensburg.


Some schools foot the bill for student masks

Gouverneur woman accused of embezzling from employer

Hotel, town homes, parkland planned for vacant Watertown land

Your Turn: feedback on schools reopening, gyms staying closed & SMC computers

4 accused of lying about a burglary

State police say they were called to a home on Buckton Road in the town of Stockholm for a burglary in progress early Thursday morning.
  • National Politics

States strain to carry out Trump order on unemployment aid

Governors and state labor department officials around the country are scrambling to figure out if it is feasible to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend enhanced unemployment insurance for millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pandemic-scarred economy

Firearm found in carry-on at Watertown airport

‘Operation Drop’ drug raids continue, more charged

Man accused of choking & kicking victim

  Clayton hero Charlie Solar laid to rest

  Cargo ship grounded in the Port of Ogdensburg

Sunday: Cuomo says COVID-19 numbers “remain low and steady”

Senator Schumer says Trump’s executive orders don’t solve New York’s problems

  Sunday Sports: North country personal trainer receives second chance at Double Play

  • National News

1 dead, 6 rescued after gas explosion levels Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing a woman and trapping other people in the wreckage. At least four people were hospitalized with serious injuries as firefighters searched for more survivors.


  Sunday Sports: North country personal trainer receives second chance at Double Play

  Sunday Sports: Watertown Rapids prepare for 2021 return

It’s been a quiet summer on the diamond at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds with the Watertown Rapids cancelling their 2020 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball season.


  Philadelphia community parades in honor of late Trooper Joel Davis

  Checking in with a Lowville fitness center that’s been closed since the pandemic began

  1000 Islands wine gets national recognition

  North country farmers: Hot weather affects crops

  Plan to reopen schools gets good marks locally

Now that Governor Andrew Cuomo has given schools the go-ahead to reopen in the fall, educators are giving the plan good marks.

Watertown man accused of forcibly raping woman

  Jefferson County’s COVID-19 cases double in a month

  Gillibrand seeks rescue package for child care providers

Lowville woman faces assault charge after allegedly pushing elderly man

Church named in Lowville sex abuse lawsuit taking allegations ‘very seriously’


Basil J. Burnham, of Massena

Leo M. Archer, 88, of Carthage

Cody James Holland, 25, of Heuvelton


New Short Fiction to Read Online

Virtual Theater Pick of the Week


  JCC cuts costs for active duty military students

  Fort Drum soldiers sharpen skills at shooting range