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Former Adult Home To Have New Life As Apartments Video included

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Watertown's former Angel's Inn Adult Home will have a new purpose.

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Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain & Rain On The Way Video included

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Mixed precipitation could make driving tricky later today.

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Highlights & Scores: Hoops From The NAC Video included

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Many games were cancelled in the Frontier League Tuesday because of weather, but there was still plenty of action in the Northern Athletic Conference.

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Pot & Post: Questions Raised About Marijuana, Fort Drum And Jefferson County Video included

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As New York state lays out reasons to legalize recreational marijuana, are there reasons for Jefferson County not to allow the sale of it because of Fort Drum? 

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Teen Saves Family As Fire Destroys Home Video included

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It was just after 2 a.m. Tuesday when 18 year old Tori Brunet smelled something "hot" in her home at 215 West Kirby Street in Dexter.

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Fire & Ice: How Firefighters Battle Blazes In Frigid Weather Video included

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Firefighters describe what it's like to battle blazes in dangerously cold temperatures.

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Watertown's Sears Store Closes For Good

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Sears at Watertown's Salmon Run Mall closed ahead of schedule over the weekend, leaving about 10 workers unemployed. 

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Help Available For SUNY Students Affected By Government Shutdown

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If you're a SUNY student personally affected by the federal government shutdown, help is coming. 

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Massena Hospital Chair Tells Her Side Of The Story Video included

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Massena Memorial Hospital's chairwoman came to the town hall ready to explain herself. It comes after the town supervisor fired her. 

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Watertown Man Faces Prison For Drugs

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A 53 year old Watertown man is expected to spend years in prison for possessing drugs. 

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Santamoor Announces Candidacy For SLC Clerk Video included

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Someone familiar to the St. Lawrence County clerk's office is first out of the gate to seek the office's top job.

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2 Vehicles Crash Head-On In Canton Video included

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A crash tied up traffic in Canton Tuesday morning.

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Minor Injury In Two-Vehicle Watertown Crash

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One woman complained of a minor neck injury following a head-on crash in Watertown. It happened on Huntington Street late Tuesday morning.

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Massena Employer Won't Be Selling Company

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One of Massena's major employers won't be selling the company. 

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Just Face It: Your Winter Pictures Video included

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This week on Just Face It, we asked and you sent beautiful pictures of winter.

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Where Is Crystal Restaurant's Iconic Sign?

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Have you noticed something missing on Public Square in Watertown? 

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Braving The Cold At Fort Drum

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It may have been dangerously cold outside Tuesday morning, but that didn't stop Fort Drum soldiers from doing their daily physical training. 

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Break Leaves Watertown Residents Without Water Overnight

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Residents on Casey Street in Watertown were left without water overnight after a water main break. 

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Supreme Court Allows Military Transgender Ban

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The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue.

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Mortensen Nominated For Best Actor Oscar

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Watertown High School graduate Viggo Mortensen has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the move "Green Book."

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Heuvelton Man Charged With Rape

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A Heuvelton man is accused of having sex with someone who's underage. 

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Accusations Fly At Massena Hospital Meeting Video included

Updated: Jan 22, 2019 07:43 AM

Divisions continue over the future of Massena Memorial Hospital.

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IHC Student Helps African Village Solve Water Problem Video included

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Loryne Nebie heard about a village in Africa where people had to walk three miles to get water -- and she decided to do something about it. 

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Coping With Cold After Snowfall Video included

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Even with the below zero wind chill, people spent part of the day digging out of this weekend's snowfall. We check out how people in Lewis County braved the cold.

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Furnace Repair Calls Jump As Temperatures Fall Video included

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When temperatures drop below zero, many homeowners rely on staying indoors with the heat on - unless the furnace breaks down.

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Van Crashes Head-On Into Tractor-Trailer Video included

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Slippery roads caused a head-on crash Monday morning between a van and a tractor-trailer in Philadelphia. 

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Massena Opens FD As Warming Station In Bitter-Cold Temps Video included

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The Massena Fire Department has opened its doors to anyone who needs to warm up. 

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Cuomo Wants To Ban Release Of Mugshots Video included

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Chances are if you watch the news or read a paper, you see mugshots of people accused of crimes. But, Governor Cuomo has a proposal that would make many mugshots disappear.

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Flood-Damaged SPCA Hopes To Reopen Thursday Video included

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Work is about halfway finished, but it could cost the Jefferson County SPCA more than $50,000 to clean up its shelter after a big flood.

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Your Turn: Feedback On Marijuana Plan, Shutdown Struggles & More Video included

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Governor Cuomo's proposed plan to legalize recreational marijuana would allow counties and large cities to opt out if they choose. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.

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Man Allegedly Throws Bone-Breaking Punch

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A Gouverneur man is accused of punching someone in the face during a domestic dispute.

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Queen Of Hearts Hides In Lowville

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The Queen of Hearts is playing hard to get in Lowville. 

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WWNY, WNYF Back On DirecTV

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Good news for DirecTV customers - WWNY and WNYF TV are coming back on. As of mid-afternoon Sunday, United Communications Corp., the parent company of WWNY and WNYF, had reached agreement with DirecTV.  

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Jefferson County Cleans Up After Snowstorm Video included

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Six Thousand Islands High School students pushed this car out of a snow filled parking lot after getting stuck in Clayton Sunday. 

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New IDs To Fly Could Mean Longer DMV Lines Video included

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Starting in October 2020, you'll need a REAL ID, enhanced license or passport to not only fly within the country but also to enter military bases and certain federal buildings.

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Sunday Sports: Watertown's Police And Fire Departments In The Ring Video included

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The Watertown Boxing Club held it's first ever Guns and Hoses Boxing event Saturday night at Savory Downtown.

Members of the police and fire departments along with corrections officers got into the ring at the packed house as people came out to watch Watertown's public servants perform in the ring.

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Watertown Man Charged With Forcible Touching

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A Watertown man is accused of forcibly touching a 17 year old girl. State Police arrested Wesley Cowart, 32, and charged him with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Lewis County: Prepared And Taking Advantage Of Snowfall Video included

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Lewis County got well over a foot of snow over the weekend, but it's nothing new for the Tug Hill region. People were taking advantage of the fresh snow, and many are always prepared for it.

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Benefit For Copenhagen Woman Weathers The Storm Video included

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Though many events in the north country were canceled or postponed over the weekend due to the storm, a group in Copenhagen said nothing was going to stop them from helping a friend who was in a car wreck.

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People In Watertown Join In On National Women's March Video included

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Cities across the country Saturday joined in on the National Women's March, but this year, the event is surrounded in controversy.

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Four People Affected by Fire in Watertown

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Four people are being helped by the American Red Cross after a fire at a Watertown home Saturday. 

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Saturday Sports: Carthage Basketball Beats Massena In Rare Meet-Up Video included

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The bad weather wiped out several events on the local sports schedule Saturday, but some teams and schools braved the weather and played.

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Dining With Princesses And Superheroes At Snowtown U.S.A. Video included

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A chance to dine with princesses and superheroes. Saturday morning was Snowtown U.S.A.'s Character Breakfast at the Italian American Club in Watertown.

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Friday Sports: Lyme Basketball Beats Copenhagen Video included

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A boys' Frontier League D Division battle in Chaumont Friday, as Lyme hosted Copenhagen.

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Clayton Man Makes Sure Community Has Ice Skating Video included

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For more than 15 years a Clayton man has taken it upon himself to make sure kids in his neighborhood have a place to play outside in the winter. 

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Blast From The Past: 1987 Snow Sculpting Video included

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This week on Blast From The Past, we go back to 1987 to revisit the snow sculpting competition at the 3rd annual Snowtown USA event with then reporter Jeff Paston. 

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Lowville Mayor Won't Seek Re-election Video included

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After eight years, the mayor of Lowville, Donna Smith says she will not be seeking reelection. We spoke with her about her decision as well as a village trustee who is vying for the job.

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Local Municipalities Get Unpleasant Surprise In Cuomo's Budget Plan Video included

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Governor Cuomo's budget contained a surprise for north county villages and it wasn't a pleasant one. 

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Tow Truck Owners, Event Planners Keep Eye On Snow Storm Video included

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The projected snow storm has tow companies gearing up and event committees changing plans.

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State Highway Reopens After Colton Water Main Break Video included

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A water main break has closed a section of a major highway in Colton. 

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Woman Faces Felony Charges In Lisbon Burglary Case

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A 41 year old Natural Bridge woman faces felony charges for allegedly burglarizing a home and damaging property. 

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Fire Heavily Damages Ellisburg Home Video included

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Firefighters were able to quickly douse the flames at a home in the town of Ellisburg Friday. 

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Watertown Man Going To Prison For Drugs

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A 35 year old Watertown man who was the focus of a drug investigation is going to prison.

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Croghan Man Accused Of Raping Teen

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A 21 year old Croghan man is behind bars after being charged with rape and sexual abuse.

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Clayton Project Delayed Until At Least Labor Day Video included

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The reconstruction of Clayton's main street is pushed back until at least Labor Day. 

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Re-enacting 'The Shot' Video included

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On Monday night, Syracuse Orange basketball player Elijah Hughes stunned everyone when he made a three-quarter court shot. Mel Busler decided to recreate the shot with 7 News anchors Jeff Cole and John Moore. 

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Stefanik Will Still Fight For East Coast Missile Defense Site

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North country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R. - 21st District) says she's still fighting for a missile defense site on the East Coast. 

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Road Crews Prepping For Weekend Storm Video included

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A major winter storm is barreling its way across the country and north country road crews are getting ready for when it hits. 

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Highlights & Scores: A Freshman's 1,000th Point Video included

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A South Jefferson basketball player hit a milestone Thursday -- and she's just a freshman.

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Trump Releases Missile Defense Review, Fort Drum Not Mentioned Video included

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President Trump releases a long awaited review on the country's missile defense program. But it does not make any decision on a potential East Coast missile defense site - a post Fort Drum is in the running for. 

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Some Federal Ag Employees Return To Work Despite Shutdown Video included

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Despite the government shutdown some Department of Agriculture employees were back on the job.

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Walmart Patron Finds More Than He Was Shopping For Video included

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A Watertown Walmart shopper was surprised to return to the parking lot to find his pickup truck on fire. 

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Horrocks Indicted On Arson, Burglary & Larceny Charges

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The man accused of setting fire to Canton's Dairy Queen last August now faces an arson charge. 

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App Designed To Prevent School Violence To Be Used In Potsdam Video included

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Can a phone app help prevent school violence? They're about to find out at Potsdam schools. 

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Community Pulls Together To Help Gouverneur Medic Video included

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A crew member from the Gouverneur Rescue Squad faced his own emergency a few weeks back. His colleagues and the community are pulling together as he embarks on what could be a difficult journey.

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State Agencies Directed To Help Federal Workers Affected By Shutdown

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State agencies have been directed to to provide support for federal workers affected by the partial federal government shutdown. 

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Radon Testing Kits Being Given Away Video included

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Jefferson County Public Health wants people to test their homes for a harmful natural gas. 

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100 Year Old Redwood Woman Still Drives And Bakes Pies Video included

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She drives, gambles and bakes pies. We speak with a 100 Redwood woman who has more energy that some people half her age. 

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Gorman To Resign From United Way

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The United Way of Northern New York will soon launch a search for a new executive director. Robert Gorman, the CEO of the United Way since 2013, has announced he is resigning July 1.

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Seaway Has Best Shipping Year Since 2007

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It was a good year for shipping on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the best in more than a decade. 

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No Church At Former Restaurant, Zoning Board Rules Video included

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The former Club restaurant in Canton can't be used as a church. 

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Highlights & Scores: 400th Win For Carthage Coach Video included

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A local volleyball coach reached a milestone Wednesday night.

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IHC's Delaney Named To State Hall Of Fame Video included

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Longtime Immaculate Heart coach and athletic director Mike Delaney is headed to the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Fire Destroys Lisbon Home Video included

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Fire destroyed a home in Lisbon Wednesday morning.

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2 Anglers Rescued After Ice Breaks, Floats Away Video included

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It was a harrowing morning Wednesday for two ice fishermen on the St. Lawrence River near Ogdensburg. 

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Jefferson County Sees Big Jump In Sales Tax Revenue Video included

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2018 was a good year for sales tax revenue in Jefferson County.

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Airline Explains What Happened During In-flight Emergency

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American Airlines is talking about what went wrong with its plane that had an in-flight emergency Tuesday afternoon - forcing it to return to Watertown International Airport. 

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Surveillance Photos Released From Pharmacy Burglary

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The public is being asked to help identify the people who burglarized an Ogdensburg pharmacy on Christmas Eve. 

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Banks Lend Helping Hand During Government Shutdown Video included

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If you miss a house or car payment, you're in trouble with the bank. But, it's different if you miss payments because you're affected by the partial government shutdown. 

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Local Reaction Mixed To Cuomo's Marijuana Plan Video included

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Governor Cuomo is hoping to pass the legalization of recreational marijuana - a plan he made official during his State of the State address. But, if pot becomes legal, there are some interesting caveats that may make the sale of marijuana complicated.

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Slippery Roads Blamed For Watertown Crash

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Slippery roads are getting the blame for a crash in Watertown late Wednesday morning. 

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Despite Shutdown, Farm Offices To Reopen

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Despite the now-record shutdown of part of the federal government, local Farm Service Agency offices will reopen Thursday, Friday and Tuesday, January 22.  

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JCC To Train Construction Workers Video included

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Demand for construction workers is on the rise, but those in the know in north country say the workforce to fill those jobs isn't there. But, a new program at Jefferson Community College looks to address that shortage.

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Town Of Potsdam Road Closed Due To Tractor Trailer Rollover

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A portion of Route 59 in the town of Potsdam closed to traffic Wednesday afternoon due to an overturned tractor trailer. 

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Fort Drum Celebrates MLK Day Early Video included

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Fort Drum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day early. 

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Kay Jewelers Parent Company Settles With State For $11M

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A company that operates jewelry stores in the north country has settled with the state over a claim it signed customers up for credit without their knowledge.

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Milk Spilled As Tanker Truck Crashes Into Home Video included

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Milk was spilled when a tanker rolled over because of slick roads Tuesday night. 

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Learning To Communicate - In Silence Video included

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It was a pretty quiet night at the Tarot Cafe in Watertown Tuesday. The patrons focused less on coffee and more on signing.

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Gillibrand Announces Bid For President

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run. 

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Highlights & Scores: NAC Basketball Video included

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Massena and Edwards-Knox teams managed to down separate Norwood-Norfolk teams in Northern Athletic Conference basketball action Tuesday. 

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Jet Lands Safely At Watertown Airport After In-flight Emergency Video included

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No injuries were reported as an American Eagle jet safely returned to the Watertown International Airport due to an "in-flight emergency." 

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Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Water Theft Video included

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All charges have been dropped against a retired water superintendent accused of stealing water from the town of Hounsfield. 

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Trying To Keep St. Mary's School From Closing Video included

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St. Mary's Catholic School in Canton could close. There's an idea to keep it open. But not everyone agrees with it. 

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Cuomo Talks Economy, Marijuana & Abortion In State Of State Address Video included

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Governor Cuomo has big plans for 2019. Cuomo laid out his priorities, which include legalizing marijuana, in his annual State of the State message Tuesday.

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NY Sending Out February SNAP Benefits Early Due To Shutdown Video included

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With the government shutdown on day 25, New York state will be sending out February SNAP benefits early. 

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Church Closes On Purchase Of The Club Property Video included

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The Christian Fellowship Center has closed on its purchase of the former The Club restaurant in Canton.  

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Local Officials React To State Voting Reform Video included

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In its first week in session, the state Legislature has passed a number of voting reform bills. Local board of election commissioners say it's the biggest reform they've ever seen. 

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Watertown Welcomes 4 New Firefighters Video included

Updated: Jan 16, 2019 05:29 AM

It's the first group of firefighters to graduate from a Watertown City Fire Department training program since 2008.

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Schumer Meets With Defense Secretary About Fort Drum Railhead

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Department of Defense to prioritize the construction of a new railhead project at Fort Drum. 

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Just Face It: Ice Circles? Video included

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This week on Just Face It: think lily pads in a pond during the summer - what's something similar in the winter? 

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Cuomo To Push For Limo Safety Reforms In State Budget

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll include safety reforms for limousines in his state budget proposal in response to the October crash of a stretch limo that killed 20 people, including two from Watertown. 

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Cuomo Set To Unveil 2019-2020 Budget

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to release his annual state budget proposal to a New York Legislature that's controlled by Democrats for the first time in a decade.

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State Legislature Approves Early Voting

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Lawmakers in New York have voted to join most other states in allowing citizens to cast a ballot before Election Day. 

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Ogdensburg Council Leans Toward Approving Controversial Concert Video included

Updated: Jan 15, 2019 07:29 AM

There's no deal yet, but Ogdensburg lawmakers say they're in favor of a music festival in the city that's drawn objections from nearby residents. 

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Watertown Considers Skating Deal For Military Families

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Watertown officials plan to give military families who don't live in the city a cheaper rate when skating at the municipal arena.  

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Highlights & Scores: Swimming, Hockey & Hoops Video included

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Watertown nearly doubled up on South Jefferson in a boys' swim meet Monday.

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Voters Approve Copenhagen School Project

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Voters in the Copenhagen school district have approved a $5.9 million repair and renovation project. 

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Police Investigate Possible Meth Lab In Fire That Burned Man Video included

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An Ogdensburg man was hospitalized following a fire Sunday night. 

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Canton's Dairy Queen Fire Ruled An Arson

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Last August's fire that destroyed Canton's Dairy Queen restaurant has been officially ruled an arson. 

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Poll Shows Support For Cuomo's Initiatives Video included

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There's some good news for Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is going to give his State of the State address Tuesday. According to the latest Siena College Poll, many of his initiatives are very popular with voters of both parties. 

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How The Tyler Johnson Murder Case Was Prosecuted Video included

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The Tyler Johnson murder case wrapped up after a year and a half, putting 5 people behind bars for at least 15 years. we spoke with the Jefferson County district attorney about the case.

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Shutdown Takes Toll On Local Customs & Border Protection Workers Video included

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As the partial government shutdown continues, we're hearing from more people affected in the north country. 

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New Vision Rehabilitation Center Opening Soon Video included

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A non-profit organization in Watertown is getting ready to open its doors for those who are legally blind and visually impaired. 

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Your Turn: Feedback On Cuomo's Gun & Abortion Proposals Video included

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to extend the background check waiting period for firearm purchase from three days to 10 days. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.

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Copenhagen School Voters Decide On $5.9 Million Project

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Voters in the Copenhagen school district are deciding on up to $5.9 million in repair and renovation work. The vote is taking place today (Monday, January 14) until 8 PM in the gym foyer. 

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John Parker, Longtime Lewis County Judge, Dies

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A longtime Lewis County judge passed away over the weekend. 

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Woman Allegedly Tries To Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

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A Syracuse woman is accused of trying to sneak drugs into an Ogdensburg prison on Saturday.

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Firefighters Respond To Pyrites Garage Fire

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Fire was quickly knocked down after a two-car garage caught fire near Pyrites over the weekend.

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New Yorkers Like Lawmakers Better Than Cuomo, Poll Shows

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo starts his third term year with decent a decent favorability rating, but it's not as good as his colleagues in the state Legislature. 

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Port Leyden IRA Worker Accused Of Abusing Disabled Resident

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A woman who works with disabled people in Lewis County is accused of abusing a resident. 

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Man Faces Assault Charge In Alleged Beer Bottle Attack

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A Potsdam man is accused of hitting someone in the face with a beer bottle. 

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Burst Pipe Damages Jefferson County SPCA Video included

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When Jefferson County SPCA staff showed up for work Sunday morning, they were surprised by what they saw. A pipe burst in the bathroom and a few inches of water flooded much of the newly renovated building. 

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Snow Back on the Trails, So Are Riders Video included

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Riders rejoice. The recent warm ups took a break this week, allowing snow to fall and stick and most trails in the Tug Hill to open back up.

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Sunday: No Winner in Lowville Queen of Hearts Drawing

Updated: Jan 13, 2019 08:25 PM

Another queen of hearts drawing without a winner.

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Plastic Bags, Early Voting on Agenda in Albany

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 Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.

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7 News Wins Awards For Newscasts, Reporting

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7 News was honored Saturday night as "best newscast" during the New York State Associated Press Association's annual awards dinner. 

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Warmer Day Ahead, But Still Cold Video included

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Compared to the last several days, Tuesday might feel kind of warm. 

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Warnings: Wind Chills Could Dip To 40 Below Video included

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If you have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off, staying home might be your best bet, because it's cold out there. 

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Travel Advisory Lifted in Lewis & Jefferson Counties; Wind Chill Warning in Effect

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A winter weather advisory for Jefferson County this weekend has been upgraded to a winter storm warning. 

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A Little Snow Friday, A Bunch More This Weekend Video included

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We could get an inch or two of snow Friday, but the big event will be over the weekend. 

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Calm, Cold Thursday, Storm Watches For The Weekend Video included

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Temperature in the single digits below zero Thursday morning would feel more like negative double digits.

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Mixed Precipitation Early, Falling Temperatures Later Video included

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Driving was tricky overnight and Wednesday morning. A mix of snow and freezing drizzle made roadways and other surfaces slick. 

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Warmer With A Bit Of Snow Video included

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We could see a few flurries Tuesday morning and some snow showers in the afternoon.

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Copenhagen District Voters Deciding On $5.9M Project

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Residents in the Copenhagen school district go to the polls Monday to vote on a $5.9 million capital improvement project. plumbing.

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Week Ahead: Cold, Some Snow, More Cold Video included

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A very cold weekend is rolling into a very cold start to the workweek. 

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  • James Lyle Ward, 88, of Glenfield

    James Lyle Ward, 88, of Glenfield

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 5:05 PM EST2019-01-22 22:05:46 GMT

    GLENFIELD - James Lyle Ward, 88, of Pine Grove Road, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at his home, under the loving care of his family and Lewis County Hospice. 

    GLENFIELD - James Lyle Ward, 88, of Pine Grove Road, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at his home, under the loving care of his family and Lewis County Hospice. 

  • Raymond E. Kondrat, 73, of Morristown

    Raymond E. Kondrat, 73, of Morristown

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 3:55 PM EST2019-01-22 20:55:34 GMT

    Funeral services for Raymond E. Kondrat, age 73, of Morristown, NY, will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 3:00PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Schirmer officiating. 

    Funeral services for Raymond E. Kondrat, age 73, of Morristown, NY, will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 3:00PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Schirmer officiating. 

  • Mildred Avis Remington, 98, of Pierrepont

    Mildred Avis Remington, 98, of Pierrepont

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 3:51 PM EST2019-01-22 20:51:22 GMT

    Canton - Mildred Avis Remington, 98, a resident of Maplewood Campus, died, Sunday, January 20, 2019. 

    Canton - Mildred Avis Remington, 98, a resident of Maplewood Campus, died, Sunday, January 20, 2019. 

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  • Jeff Cole

    Jeff Cole

    After 14 years of waking up the north country as anchor of 7News This Morning, Jeff Cole began anchoring our 6 p.m. evening news on May 1, 2017.

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    After 14 years of waking up the north country as anchor of 7News This Morning, Jeff Cole began anchoring our 6 p.m. evening news on May 1, 2017.  Read more

  • Mel Busler

    Mel Busler

    Friday, April 17 2009 6:20 PM EDT2009-04-17 22:20:28 GMT

    7News Sportscaster for 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. News

    Mel started his broadcast career at WATN radio in 1978. He moved over to 7News in 1982, becoming full time Sports Anchor of the 6 and 11 news in 1984. Mel has had the pleasure of covering North Country sports for over 27 years here at 7News. He says he was lucky... Read more

    7News Sportscaster for 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. News

    Mel started his broadcast career at WATN radio in 1978. He moved over to 7News in 1982, becoming full time Sports Anchor of the 6 and 11 news in 1984. Mel has had the pleasure of covering North Country sports for over 27 years here at 7News. He says he was lucky... Read more

  • John Kubis

    John Kubis

    Monday, May 25 2009 11:46 AM EDT2009-05-25 15:46:38 GMT

    7News Chief Weathercaster-

    After a successful career reporting weather conditions for the Air Force, John joined the 7News Team as the weekend weather personality and now is the Chief Weathercaster and appears weekdays on 7News This Evening, 7News at 10 on FOX, and 7News Tonight.

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    After a successful career reporting weather conditions for the Air Force, John joined the 7News Team as the weekend weather personality and now is the Chief Weathercaster and appears weekdays on 7News This Evening, 7News at 10 on FOX, and 7News Tonight. Read more

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  • Keith Benman

    Keith Benman

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:27:46 GMT

    7News Journalist

    Keith Benman is St. Lawrence County reporter for 7 News, covering Canton, Potsdam, Ogdensburg, Massena and the rest of  the largest county in New York state. He came to 7 News from the world of print journalism, where he was most recently business editor at The Times of Northwest Indiana. 

    Keith Benman is St. Lawrence County reporter for 7 News, covering Canton, Potsdam, Ogdensburg, Massena and the rest of  the largest county in New York state. He came to 7 News from the world of print journalism, where he was most recently business editor at...Read more

  • Katie Benoit

    Katie Benoit

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:09:57 GMT

    Katie Benoit joined the WWNY news team in September 2018. Katie was born and raised in Rhode Island...Read more

    Katie Benoit joined the WWNY news team in September 2018. Katie was born and raised in Rhode Island...Read more

  • Erin Bischoff

    Erin Bischoff

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:29:29 GMT

    Erin joined the news team as a reporter in December 2016. Erin graduated from SUNY Oswego in May 2016 with a B.A. in Broadcasting and Mass Communication and a minor in Business Administration. While at Oswego, Erin was involved with the student-run television station, WTOP-10, where she served as the news assignment manager her senior year and had experience as an anchor, reporter and producer. Erin was born and raised in Rochester, NY. 

    Erin joined the news team as a reporter in December 2016. Erin graduated from SUNY Oswego in May 2016 with a B.A. in Broadcasting and Mass Communication and a minor in Business Administration...Read more

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