Interviews

Christmas in Clayton

The village of Clayton is welcoming the holiday season with its annual Christmas in Clayton.

  A musical ‘Chrismas Carol’ on stage next week

  Northern Choral Society to perform at Christmas concert

  25th annual fund and gift drive this week

  Morning Checkup: Breakfast with Santa

  It’s time for the Carthage area holiday weekend

  Church of the Nazarene to hold gift & craft fair

Continued Coverage

  Watertown Christmas parade & tree lighting this week

  Giving Tuesday: #givenny effort supports 27 local nonprofits

  Green energy projects and the law

  Northern Choral Society concert this weekend

  SPCA: Baby Girl the ferret

  Youth Philanthropy Council has money to give to nonprofits

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving dinner leftovers

There can be more to Thanksgiving dinner leftovers than turkey sandwiches.

  ‘Christmas in Watertown’ aims to give back to someone who gives

Faith Fellowship in Watertown is hoping to raise thousands of dollars to give to someone who's known for giving back to their community.

  T.I. Museum’s juried craft show hits 25th year

The Thousand Islands Museum's 25th annual Christmas juried craft show is coming up soon.

  Morning Checkup: holiday healthy eating tips

It can be hard to stick with eating healthy with the food temptations holidays bring, especially Thanksgiving.

  JCC Instant Admit Night is next week

  Watertown Noon Rotary launches new fundraiser

  Stewart’s Shops to kick off Holiday Match Program

  SPCA: Gibson & Amazon Smile

  Buy local at Cooperative Extension mall kiosk

  JCC continues to accept entries for North Country Writers Contest

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving tips

Chef Chris Manning has some ideas to make your Thanksgiving special and it's sort of a family affair.

  Fundraisers coming up for Alex Bay Stallions

Alex Bay Stallions Pop Warner cheerleaders are going to nationals at Walt Disney World next month and they need help to get there.

  T.I. Museum juried craft show coming soon

The Thousand Islands Museum in Clayton is hosting its 25th annual Christmas juried craft show in a couple weeks.

  Light up Adams on Christmas Eve to help fund new playground

It's a way to help Santa find his way to Adams on Christmas Eve and help raise money for a community playground at the same time.

  Jamboree for Alex Kitts

Funds are being raised for a local man who's battling colon and bladder cancer.

  Morning Checkup: Wound Care Center

Wounds that don't heal properly are a major medical problem that affects more than 6 million Americans.

  Prepare for the ‘Madness’ at T.I. High School

It’s called Viking Madness and it showcases past, present, and future basketball players at Thousand Islands Central.

  Chamber of Commerce to host ‘Merry Market’

It's not your mother's craft fair.

  10th Mountain Division Band schedules holiday concerts

The 10th Mountain Division Band is giving another round of holiday concerts this year.

  Happy Hearts Memory Cafe open Tuesday

Happy Hearts Memory Cafe is inviting people with dementia, Alzheimer's disease or brain injury to come to Stone Presbyterian Church at 140 Chestnut Street in Watertown on the third Tuesday of every month from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

  Dinner to raise money for leukemia patient

There's a spaghetti dinner this week to benefit a woman who's struggling with leukemia.

  SPCA: Ozzie & microchipping

The folks at the Jefferson County SPCA are calling him Ozzie, but they don’t know his real name.

  Watertown DBA hopes to establish BID in a little over a year

The Watertown Downtown Business Association (DBA) is spearheading a drive to form Business Improvement District (BID) for downtown Watertown.

  Acupuncture for pets

Dr. Chris Gordon, a veterinarian with VCA North Country Animal Hospital, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to talk about acupuncture for pets.

  Watertown Noon Rotary Club raising money

The Watertown Noon Rotary Club is well known for sponsoring special projects, awarding scholarships and raising money for polio eradication.

  Morning Interview: active shooter training

The Garrett W. Loomis Foundation is offering active shooter training in April 2020. It's free and open to any organization.

  JCC Theater Club presents ‘Who Am I?’

The Jefferson Community College Theater Club will present 'Who Am I?', a collection of drama and comedy acts.

  Morning interview: military appreciation night

The 10th Mountain Division band performs between the women's and men's basketball games Wednesday night.

  Calling all chefs!

Calling all chefs - the 21st Annual North Country Chili Cook-off is coming up and would like them to participate.

  Morning interview: the mystery of diabetes

Our guest during the 6 AM half hour of 7 News This Morning Monday was Teresa Intorcia, certified diabetes educator, who brought word about the program.

  ‘Fun’ Raiser supports Lewis County Mental Health Walk

There's a Paddle Auction "Fun" Raiser on Saturday.

  Unwrapping the Mystery of Diabetes

If you'd like to learn about diabetes, a free educational event is coming up in Watertown.

  Still busy at Clayton Opera House

The concert season is winding down at the Clayton Opera House, but that doesn't mean there's nothing going on.

  Community health fair to raise diabetes awareness

There'a a community health fair this weekend to raise diabetes awareness.

  Little Threatre presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Little Theatre of Watertown is presenting "A Christmas Carol" this week.

  Morning Checkup: Festival of Trees

The North Country Festival of Trees is just around the corner.

  Toys for Tots looking for volunteers & recipients

It’s Toys for Tots time.

  Open enrollment underway in state health plans

Open enrollment in New York state's health plan marketplace is underway.

  VTC’s Mac & Cheese Cook-Off On Saturday

The Volunteer Transportation Center’s first Mac & Cheese Cook-Off is this weekend.

  Local lawyer discusses criminal justice reforms

Beginning on January 1, criminal justice reforms go into effect in New York state. Marcy Robinson Dembs, a partner with the Barclay Damon law firm, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Monday to talk about it.

  SPCA: Mama & potatoes

Her kittens have been adopted and now Mama needs a new home.

  A conversation with Jeff Smith

This week on 7 News at Noon, anchor Diane Rutherford interviewed the three candidates for Watertown mayor. Candidate Jeff Smith appeared Friday.

  Time to start planning for the next boating season

Starting November 1, wearing a life jacket is mandatory no matter what size craft you're on.

  Grants available through Six Town Community Fund

Nonprofits in six towns in southern Jefferson County are eligible for grants through the Six Town Community Fund.

  ’Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde’ at Carthage High School this weekend

The Carthage High School drama club is presenting the classic tale of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

  A conversation with Allison Crossman

This week on 7 News at Noon, anchor Diane Rutherford is interviewing the three candidates for Watertown mayor. Candidate Allison Crossman appeared on Wednesday.

  You’re invited to Lyme Alumni & Community Breakfast

The Lyme Central School's Varsity Club is having a breakfast fundraiser this weekend.

  Morning Checkup: family photos for CMN

There's a family photo session on Halloween to raise money for Children's Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge now underway

The Northern New York Community Foundation's Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge is currently underway.

  Salvation Army serves breakfast this weekend

The Watertown Salvation Army is serving up pancakes and French toast on Sunday.

  Indian River play looks at Peter Pan’s origins

The Indian River drama club is presenting a play about Peter Pan before he was Peter Pan.

  A conversation with Cody Horbacz

This week on 7 News at Noon, anchor Diane Rutherford will be interviewing the three candidates for Watertown mayor.

  SPCA: Millie, the cat of many toes -- plus Trunk-or-Treat!

Millie has extra toes on her front paws.

  JCC to screen ‘Platoon’, hold panel discussion

Jefferson Community College will screen the movie Platoon on Thursday, November 7 at 6 p.m. in Sturtz Theater followed by a panel discussion. Panelists will include Vietnam War veterans.

  TV Dinner: Sauce Fra Diavolo

This dish is spicy -- and maybe even healthy.

  Farm Ops Program shows service members opportunities in agriculture

It's a way to connect veterans and active-duty military with the opportunities awaiting them in one of the north country's largest industries.

  City of Watertown to hold hearing on strategic plan

The city of Watertown is holding a public hearing next week on its strategic plan.

  One Community, One Team to hold panel discussion

The Watertown City School District, the Alliance for Better Communities, and Pivot have combined forces to present a panel discussion on some of the dangers affecting young people.

  Watertown School District seeks volunteers for ‘Our Children, Our Future’

The Watertown City School District will be working on a comprehensive planning process over the next 12 to 18 months. It's calling this process Our Children, Our Future. To help with the planning the district is forming a Community Advisory Group.

  Carthage students offer ‘Tailgating in Transylvania’

Carthage High School 12 Honors program is offering families a way to trick or treat that's safe and easy.

  Morning Checkup: Pharmacy Week & Shed the Meds

This is Pharmacy Week and Samaritan Medical Center is acknowledging it with some activities, including a Shed the Meds event at the end of it.

  Free workshop offered for ag business marketing

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will be offering a workshop for anyone interested in gaining foundational knowledge about building a marketing plan as it relates to an agricultural business.

  Say NOPE to overdose deaths with candlelight vigil

It's a candlelight vigil to say "nope" to drug overdose deaths.

  JCC plans campus-wide open house

Jefferson Community College is hosting an open house this week.

  Time to buy tickets for 2019 Mayors Ball

The 2019 Mayors Charity Ball in Watertown is right around the corner.

  Flower Library book sale coming up soon

The Friends of the Flower Memorial Library will be holding the library's annual fall book sale.

  Lyric Theater presents ‘Matilda the Musical’

Watertown Lyric Theater is presenting "Matilda the Musical" this week.

  SPCA: sweet, lovable Obie

Obie is a sweet guy who needs a good home.