Another ex-aide calls Cuomo’s office conduct inappropriate

The former aide shared her story with The Wall Street Journal Saturday

  Amy Horton announces run for Watertown City Council

47 new COVID-19 cases in tri-county region

  A push for fun at Dry Hill, the annual Cub Scout Box Derby was underway Saturday

  Saturday Sports: A sense of normalcy with a booked high school sports schedule

  Girl Scout troop’s cookie drive-thru sells hundreds, bigger goal in mind

  Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks

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  Officials identify Watertown firefighter hospitalized following training exercise

  State legislature rolls back Cuomo emergency powers

  Friday Sports: Route 11 rivals look to win, ECAC Championship spot on the line

  NY officials removed fuller tally of nursing home deaths

COVID claims 1 life, infects 72 others in tri-county region

More COVID vaccine presents new challenge for Jefferson County

  St. Lawrence County may require ATV user permits

There is a county multi-use trail ATVs can use and operators may have to pay a fee to run the trail.

Price Chopper pharmacies now offering COVID-19 vaccines

New Price Chopper pharmacies in Canton and Ogdensburg expand the pool of places people can get a COVID-19 vaccine.

6 inmates accused of trying to get drugs through mail

Six inmates in the St. Lawrence County Jail are accused of trying to get drugs through the mail.

  How a small business plans to survive the pandemic: Just add “Magick”

A Watertown business changed its plans and changed its location

  Clayton Opera House to host virtual performances

  Neighbors of Watertown residents get first vaccine dose

Lawmaker reintroduces resolution to make the Bible Tennessee’s state book

  Blast form the Past: 2004 pep rally

  Carthage Farmers Market to open March 28

NYers’ approval of Cuomo drops, but most say he shouldn’t resign

Croghan camp damaged in early morning fire

Fire damaged a camp in Croghan early Friday morning.

Man allegedly steals car from car-hauler trailer

A Carthage man is accused of stealing a vehicle off a car-hauler over the weekend.

Former Cuomo aide shares details of sexual harassment

Charlotte Bennett is one of three women to accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.

Man jailed on drug possession charges

A Gouverneur man is accused of possessing quantities of three different drugs when St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies pulled him over Thursday.

  OBPA changes policy after paying former director $17K in vacation buyout

After paying more than $17,000 in a vacation-time buyout to its former executive director, the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority’s board is making changes to how it distributes time off.

  Highlights & scores: high school hoops & Saints hockey paused

Today’s sports wrap-up includes a couple high school basketball games and the latest on St. Lawrence men’s college hockey.

Union demands answers after firefighter trainee stricken

The union which represents professional firefighters in New York state says there are “serious concerns” about an incident which has left a firefighter trainee from Watertown in serious condition in a Pennsylvania hospital.

  Dropping Ogdensburg to Chicago flights saves $2.5M over 3 years

“Very disappointing.” That’s how the chair of the Board of Directors of the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority describes the loss of SkyWest flights from Ogdensburg International Airport to Chicago.

Settlement reached over attorney’s fees in Finn report case

The city agrees to pay just over $10,000

  State: Gouverneur school district discriminated against Black student after attack

A Black 10 year old’s ordeal didn’t end after she was attacked on a Gouverneur school bus a year-and-a-half ago. That’s what a state agency alleges. It says the school district continued to discriminate against her.

Tri-county region sees 1 new COVID death, 44 new cases

One new COVID-19 death and another 44 positive cases were reported Thursday in the Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

  Diocese of Ogdensburg tells Catholics it’s okay to get all approved COVID vaccines

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg is telling parishioners to get any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines, despite other church leaders having concerns over 1 of the vaccines.

Stopping scammers by spreading awareness

AARP is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Attorney's Office

  Restrictions could hamper arts & entertainment venues once they reopen

Starting in April, arts and entertainment venues will be allowed to open their doors, but only a limited amount of people will be allowed inside. Will it be enough to jumpstart live events?

  So, what happens if lawmakers strip Gov. Cuomo of his pandemic powers?

Opponents are concerned not much will change

CoreLife Eatery coming to Watertown

A popular health food chain is coming to the north country.

Gouverneur man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop

Michael J. Butterfield Jr. did not have a good day.

CBS All Access is Now Paramount Plus

CBS All Access is now Paramount Plus

  North country doctor: J & J vaccine effective

The chief medical officer of St. Lawrence Health System says the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine against COVID is effective.

Update: Channel 7 over-the-air signal restored

f you were having trouble receiving WWNY’s over-the-air signal, you should be able to watch it as usual now.

Vaccine appointments available at Ogdensburg’s Golden Dome

St. Lawrence County has COVID-19 vaccine appointments available in Ogdensburg today.

Double standard? Gillibrand in spotlight after Cuomo scandal

Kirsten Gillibrand became the first Democratic senator to call for her colleague Al Franken’s resignation as he faced allegations of sexual misconduct in 2017.

State to loosen some virus restrictions on gatherings

New York is clearing the way for some public performances that have been banned for nearly a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stefanik opposes police reform bill

Calling it “anti-police,” north country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik voted against a bill Wednesday night that would make sweeping changes to policing nationwide.

  Lewis County nears completion on police reform plan

Wednesday night, the county’s police reform group laid out its plans to meet New York state’s mandate by the deadline.

  Group pushes back on legalizing marijuana

The group Smart Approaches to Marijuana held a news conference Wednesday.

  Highlights & scores: a college signing, a basketball game & swimming

Following in a long line of talented Beaver River cross-country runners, Cory Demo signed a letter of intent Wednesday to take his talents to the next level.

  Cuomo: ‘I am not going to resign’

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’s “embarrassed” by sexual harassment allegations, but intends to stay in office.

COVID claims 2 more lives, infects 59 in tri-county region

Two new COVID-19 deaths and another 59 positive cases were reported Wednesday in the Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

  Jefferson County makes sure all COVID vaccine is used

When it comes to doling out doses of the vaccine, the state earmarks one batch for people age 65 and older. Another batch is for those with underlying conditions. But when it came to Wednesday’s clinic, Jefferson County decided to make sure all the doses were used.

  Partnership designed to help 65 and old age group get COVID vaccine

Getting a shot could be tough for the older population if they have to drive to vaccine site. But, there’s a new partnership that aims to bring the shots closer to home.

  Watertown head shop could prompt future zoning changes

When it comes to where a new Watertown head shop is doing business, it’s upsetting those who help drug addicts. They want zoning changes so something like this can’t happen again and their timing may be perfect.

2 arrested, accused of fleeing port of entry

Two people were arrested Tuesday night for allegedly fleeing from the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the suspects drove off before completing their examination at the checkpoint.

  Rack ‘em up: pool games resume Friday

The state is allowing pool halls to reopen at limited capacity this Friday.

  Waddington wants to build $3M marina

Waddington wants to up its water game. It wants to build a marina. In St. Lawrence County, it would be only the second municipal marina on the river.

  NY’s snowmobile registrations up by 10,000 over last year

The pandemic kept many people cooped up inside this winter, but not everyone! Snowmobile registrations in New York state have skyrocketed and traffic has been heavy on north country trails.

Pentagon report cites threat of extremism in military

A Pentagon report says domestic extremist groups pose a threat to the military by infiltrating its ranks or seeking to recruit military members.

  Legislators move to roll back Cuomo powers as scandals grow

The agreement to curb Governor Cuomo’s emergency pandemic power is a clear rebuke to a governor from legislators who believe he has grown too powerful and arrogant.

  Jefferson County under pressure to administer COVID vaccine

This week’s clinics at Jefferson Community College will have thousands of doses to administer and the state will be watching.

  Morning Checkup: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the third most-commonly diagnosed cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

  Highlights & scores: Warriors vs. Cyclone on the hardwood

There was a boys’ high school basketball match-up at Case Middle School in Watertown Tuesday as the Cyclones entertained Indian River.

Vaccination clinic for people 65 and older now open to all eligible

Jefferson County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for people age 65 and older is now open to anyone who’s eligible.

  More spectators allowed to attend high-risk sporting events in Jefferson County

Jefferson County has changed the rules and now says the maximum crowd at sporting events can be 50 percent of the venue.

  New COVID strain needs more research, says north country Chief Medical Officer

A new strain of COVID-19 originating in New York City is being watched closely as it could be resistant to vaccines and treatments.

Tri-county region reports 1 new COVID death, 74 new cases

One new COVID-19 death and another 74 positive cases were reported Tuesday in the tri-county region.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse closing Salmon Run Mall store

A popular shoe store is leaving Watertown’s Salmon Run Mall. DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse will shut its doors on March 20.

Watertown police identify woman struck on Mill Street Monday

A Watertown woman was held for observation at Samaritan Medical Center overnight after she was struck by a van on Mill Street Monday afternoon.

  Carthage nursing home opens to visitors for first time in a year

With new state guidance in place, families are getting the opportunity to see their loved ones in nursing homes.

  Meet K-9 Knowlton

She’s the newest sheriff’s deputy, but she took a big bite out of crime her second day on the job.

Watertown man faces DWI charge after bucket truck rollover

A Watertown man was allegedly driving drunk when he rolled a bucket truck near Massena Monday afternoon.

Watertown a step closer to getting Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A is a step closer to getting approved in Watertown.

  Lewis County split on sale of marijuana in their neighborhood, survey says

When it comes to the sale of recreational marijuana in Lewis County, residents are split down the middle.

  Watertown strikes new deal equaling $600K in revenue

Watertown has found a way to bring more money into city coffers. It renegotiated a deal with the Development Authority of the North Country to treat liquid waste coming from the regional landfill in the town of Rodman.

  Kids can get healthy with running series

It’s a way for kids to learn to run to stay healthy.

  4-H program teaches about dairy industry

A Cornell Cooperative Extension program lets youngsters can learn the ins and outs of the dairy industry.

  Calls for Cuomo’s resignation mount as 3rd accuser emerges

The letter allows Attorney General Letitia James to deputize an outside law firm to conduct the inquiry with full subpoena power.

  No consensus reached on Watertown city council replacement

Jesse Roshia's seat stays open after the Watertown city council couldn’t come to a consensus Monday night on who will replace him.

  Highlights & scores: on the hardwood & on the ice

Beaver River hosted Harrisville in boys’ high school basketball Monday and St. Lawrence women hosted Clarkson on the ice.