Ogdensburg’s comptroller announces he’s retiring Wednesday

Ogdensburg’s city comptroller is retiring Wednesday. Timothy Johnson made the announcement Tuesday.

  Trump, Biden to meet in Ohio for 1st presidential debate

The debate will offer a massive platform for Trump and Biden to outline their starkly different visions for a country facing multiple crises, including racial justice protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.

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Lewis County fire departments battle wildfire

Man flees deputies when they answer domestic call

  Several 4-3 votes mark contentious Ogdensburg city council meeting

Watertown city officials begin police department review

  Ogdensburg firefighters, city manager at odds over part-paid, part volunteer idea

The city of Ogdensburg says it can not afford its fire department as it is today, but the city manager’s solution is a non-starter for the firefighters' union.
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Titans have NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak, with 8 positives

The Tennessee Titans have shut down their facility until Saturday after eight positive virus tests, putting Sunday’s game vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in jeopardy.

Woman killed in Friday’s bus accident identified

  Closed due to pandemic, Lowville’s Town Hall Theater seeks help

After hack attack in Texas, Jefferson County limits access to computer program

Tri-county region reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

  Local couple buys dog from Russia, but can’t get it out of JFK

Potsdam man charged with DWI after buggy crash sent 2 to hospital

  Copenhagen looks to make traffic changes

Fort Drum’s Mountain Peak begins

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  3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

Northern California’s wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already badly scorched region, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes in the dark of night.

SPORTS

Schedule set for Lewis County soccer

  Athlete of the Week: Brooke Smykla

Brooke is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for September 25, 2020.

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  Your Turn: feedback on school lawsuit, COVID vaccine & methadone clinic

State infection rate reaches 1.5 percent

Hunting could be tough at some wildlife management areas, DEC says

Morristown man accused of endangering victim & child

Motorcyclist charged with felony DWI after crash

A Gouverneur man injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this month has been charged with felony drunk driving.

Brasher Falls superintendent search continues with 1 candidate

Troopers ask for help finding 300 stolen decoys

2 events planned to oppose Jellie’s appointment as Ogdensburg city manager

  Raising their voices in Potsdam in support of Black Lives Matter

  Thompson Park walk spreads word about suicide prevention and importance of mental health

OBITUARIES

Daniel M. “Elsie” Powlin, 66, of Castorland

William J. Fitch, 90, of Watertown

Harold L. Lofink, 84, of West Carthage

CRAIG'S TO-DO LIST

Stars in the House - Shaw’s Ceasar and Cleopatra

Crane Virtual Concerts

MILITARY MATTERS

Fort Drum’s Mountain Peak begins

Fort Drum adopts new automated security system at gates

Army announces deployment of Fort Drum soldiers to Afghanistan