Warmer, but windy & rainy by afternoon

Traffic advisory: outer Bradley Street in Watertown

  Girl Scouts show how to make shopping bags out of t-shirts

  Highlights & scores: Frontier League soccer playoffs underway

  Former NHL star is special guest at Wolves preseason practice

  Woman sentenced to probation & 4 weekends in jail in death of grandson

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Video captures firefighters battling blaze in Ogdensburg

  Information sought on reported hit and run crash

  Poll shows majority of New Yorkers favor Trump impeachment

Man takes plea deal in 3 Watertown break-ins

  Construction and the Punkin Chunkin

  Why purple ribbons are tied around local trees

  71st Annual Juried Fall Art Show coming up soon

The North Country Arts Council is gearing up for its 71st Annual Juried Fall Art Show.

Gendron set to retire from Red Cross post

The executive director of the North Country chapter of the American Red Cross is retiring.

2 allegedly shoot camp with pellet gun

Two people are accused of shooting a camp in Heuvleton with a pellet gun.

Star Lake men accused in town of Fine burglary

A Star Lake man accused in a burglary earlier this month has been charged in connection with another.

  Watertown chamber hosts networking event

  Help raise Down Syndrome awareness at Buddy Dance

Croghan man allegedly breaks into home & strangles someone inside

Price Chopper recalls cheese that might have metal fragments

  Opera House hosts spooky movies

  Could Thompson Park pool project still be stopped?

  Man wants to make and sell solar power in Potsdam

Solar power grown and sold in Potsdam. That's Jim Snell's ambition.

  Goats wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a Lewis County farm is putting pink in its pastures.

  Celebrating Italian heritage on Columbus Day

The Italian flag was raised above Watertown City Hall Monday afternoon in front of a crowd of close to 50.

  Local woman writes romance novel

A Glenfield woman has written a romance novel and hopes people locally and nationally enjoy reading it as much as she enjoyed writing it.

  Your Turn: feedback on alleged fraud, Syria & parking

The state Attorney General's Office says money raised for the victim of a Watertown house fire was not given to her and donations were fraudulently spent by relatives. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.

  35th Annual Craft Show and Bazaar coming up this weekend

Laureate Iota of Beta Sigma Phi will be holding its 35th Annual Craft Show and Bazaar this weekend.

  Fake Filters? Made-up addresses, strange receipts and copycat websites reveal knock-offs on the market

After several strange clues, a Michigan father questions whether his water filters are authentic. Experts say counterfeit filters are a growing problem in the United States.

  Classic monsters highlight annual haunted house

American Kang Duk Won in Watertown is hosting its annual haunted house.

  Historical Society hosts annual fashion show & luncheon

This weekend is the Jefferson County Historical Society’s fashion show and luncheon.

  Join Northern Blend Chorus for ‘Sing Fling’ this Saturday

If you like a cappella music, you might want to head to Sing Fling this weekend.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

  Police: man charged after mobile meth lab found

An Edwards man faces several charges after police busted what they describe as an ‘active mobile meth lab’ Saturday night.

  Sunday Sports: North Country Sports Hall of Fame’s 3rd class inducted

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The North Country Sports Hall of Fame held its 3rd annual induction ceremonies Saturday night at the Italian American Club in Watertown as another marquee class took their place among the elites in north country sports.

  Solar farms planned for Canton, Clayton

EDF Renewables wants to spread solar panels over 1,500 acres of land near Canton. Meanwhile, preliminary work has started on a new solar farm on Blanchard Road in the town of Clayton.

  Annual CROP Walk raises money to fight hunger

25 percent of the money raised Sunday will go to the VEM food pantry in Carthage.

  White Cane Day helps raise awareness of how the visually impaired live

National White Cane Day is coming up Tuesday, but one north country organization celebrated early.

  In Sackets Harbor, quilts and stories

The annual Sackets Harbor Quilt Show this weekend drew quilt collectors and quilters to various locations around the village.

  Ship checked for damage after being freed

The ship ran aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway nearly a week ago. It was being checked for damage Saturday afternoon near Prescott, Ontario.

  Home saved when firefighters put out garage fire

The fire at 23701 Perrigo Road in the town of Rutland broke out around 6 a.m. Five fire departments were called to battle the blaze.

  Saturday Sports: Beaver River football beats Frankfort Schuyler

BEAVER FALLS, N.Y. (WWNY) - A big Section 3 Class D football battle in Beaver Falls Saturday afternoon as the Beaver River Beavers hosted Frankfort Schuyler in a match-up of the top 2 teams in Class D.

  Nurses picket Canton-Potsdam Hospital

In July, the nurses and techs - represented by Service Employees International Union 1199 - voted down a contract proposal.

  Saturday: On Wellesley Island, a celebration of autumn

The annual event draws children and adults for a day of outdoor activities.

  Carthage VFW works to attract new members, holds ‘Family Freedom Festival’

As much fun as it was for the children, the VFW hopes parents had a fun time seeing how active the organization is in the community, and that they’ll consider joining.

  In Watertown, noting ‘White Cane Day’

National White Cane Day is coming up Tuesday. Locally, the Association Of The Blind And Visually Impaired of Northern New York noted the day in advance with an educational booth at Salmon Run Mall in Watertown Saturday.

Update: Rt. 37 in Morristown Reopened

The road was closed for about 45 minutes after a report of a person with a gun.

  Friday Sports: Battle of the Warriors, Indian River hosts Whitesboro

It’s another Football Friday night around the north country with plenty of gridiron action. In Section 3 Class A football from Philadelphia, it was a battle of the Warriors as the Indian River Warriors hosted the Whitesboro Warriors.

  Ground broken for Watertown’s Thompson Park pool project

The long awaited and much debated Thompson Park pool project in Watertown has officially begun.

Ogdensburg woman allegedly used charitable donations to buy beer, cigarettes, Netflix

An Ogdensburg woman, who founded a group to improve her city, is accused of using charitable donations to buy personal items like beer, cigarettes and Netflix.

  ‘The Digital Life of Teens’ to be discussed at annual dinner

Cathy Moore of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to talk about the positive and negative impacts of social media and to invite viewers to the organization's annual dinner.

Police identify body found in Black River earlier this week

Police have identified the man whose body was recovered from the Black River in Watertown on Wednesday.

  Peacock runs afoul of owner, winds up at auto dealer

It was a wild goose chase at Widrick Auto Sales in the town of Watertown. Make that, a peacock chase.

Canton could be home to north country’s largest solar farm

What could be the largest solar farm in the north country is planned for Canton.

Works begins on solar farm in town of Clayton

Crews are starting phase one of a new solar farm on Blanchard Road in the town of Clayton.

  Where Watertown’s mayoral candidates stand on city charter

It's a question city of Watertown residents will be seeing on November's ballot: whether or not they want the city's charter to be replaced.

  Carthage farmers market ends on high note

The farmers market season ended on a high note in Carthage Friday.

  Blast From The Past: 1999 Make a Difference Day

This week on Blast From The Past, we go back to 1999 when Canton students took part in Make a Difference Day.

  Elks Lodge hosts Vittles For Vets

Watertown's Elks Lodge puts on a luncheon every month for area veterans.

  TV Dinner: Smothered Chicken & Chops

It's a simple and satisfying meal -- and it's very tasty.

Traffic advisory: Leray Street in Watertown

There’s still some blacktop that needs to be repaired in the 800 block of Leray Street in Watertown.

  No injuries in Arsenal Street crash

Traffic on Arsenal Street in the town of Watertown was slowed early this afternoon after a two-vehicle crash.

  Fundraiser coming up for ‘Natalie the Brave’

There's a spaghetti dinner fundraiser next week for a young lady they call Natalie the Brave.

  Highlights & scores: Tim McCreadie sits out Oswego’s Super DIRT Week

Watertown native Tim McCreadie is taking a quick break from his duties on the Lucas Oil Late Model circuit to visit Oswego Speedway as Super DIRT Week sets up shop for another year.

  Whooping cough outbreak strikes Jefferson County, health officials say

There's a pertussis outbreak in Jefferson County.

No jail time expected for burglary suspect with ties to former lawmaker

He was accused of burglary, tased by police and became an issue in a political campaign. Now, there will be no jail time for 45 year old Nathan McElhone of Antwerp.

Colton-Pierrepont student charged with making terroristic threat

State police have charged a Colton-Pierrepont Central School student with a felony count of making a terrorist threat.

  Workers busy expanding Alexandria Bay border crossing

If you've been to the Alexandria Bay border crossing recently, you'll notice a huge construction project. That's because it's in the middle of a $215 million makeover.

  Watertown mayor race heats up over charges of sexism

Watertown's race for mayor is heating up with one candidate's reference to a beauty pageant and his apparent target firing back.

  Stefanik answers public’s questions on Trump, Syria, terrorism

North country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was in Lowville Thursday answering questions at a public forum and some of those questions were about President Trump.

  Punkin Chunkin coming up in Clayton

Trebuchets and catapults will sling pumpkins into the St. Lawrence River as part of the 8th Annual Punkin Chunkin & BBQ Contest, which is coming up this month in Clayton.

3 recent fires at abandoned buildings are not related, official says

There have been 3 fires in 2 weeks - all at abandoned buildings.

Cause pinpointed in 1 of 2 recent Watertown fires

A fire that destroyed a Watertown home last month has been ruled accidental.

  Pro BMX athlete teaches kids about healthy choices

One choice can change the rest of your life. That was the message Tony Hoffman gave Jefferson County 5th and 6th graders Thursday.

  JCC nursing students get hands on training at hospital

Jefferson Community College nursing students are getting hands on experience at Lewis County General Hospital.

  Boy Scout gets classroom moved outdoors

They're learning differently at Morristown schools – in the great outdoors – thanks to a Boy Scout's brainstorm.

Shop manager says brake work not done on limo before crash

A former repair shop manager says brake work was billed but not performed on the stretch limousine that crashed five months later in upstate New York, killing 20 people.

One tug arrives at stranded vessel, another due later

One tug boat has arrived at a freighter grounded near Galup Island in the St. Lawrence River and a second is expected to arrive Thursday afternoon.

Hogansburg man accused of making up motorcycle crash

A Hogansburg man allegedly claimed he was injured in an accident that never happened.

  Clayton Opera House hosts Monday movie nights

You can get your fright on at the Clayton Opera House this month.