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  Reenactors recreate the Battle of Ogdensburg over 200 years later

The streets of Ogdensburg are being overrun by the British. But the bangs of rifles and cannons are only for show.

  TIERS helps with coronavirus screenings at Thousand Islands border crossing

  129 Canadians quarantined for coronavirus just across border from Massena

  Friday Sports: Section 3 & Section 10 basketball playoffs across the north country

  After Watertown razes 6th condemned property, what happens next?

  Future of abandoned Theresa building in limbo

Stefanik on Trump intelligence pick: “Great choice”

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  Gathering of Allis-Chalmers tractors coming to St. Lawrence County

18 crows killed during Watertown hazing

  Stewart’s Shops offering ‘collector’ plastic bags

Man arrested 2X in 1 day after allegedly violating protection orders

  Blast from the Past: 1997 polar bear dip

  Officials resort to lethal means to help solve Watertown’s crow problems

  Historical Society hosts sweet fundraiser

It was time for Chocolate, Cocktails, and Cannoli at the Jefferson County Historical Society Thursday evening.

  Highlights & scores: Section 3 & Section 10 basketball playoffs

Several area teams were looking to keep their seasons alive on the high school hardwood last night.

  Looking back 40 years: the Lake Placid Winter Olympics

The 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics were 40 years ago this month.

  As diocese considers bankruptcy, what does it mean for local parishes?

Could local parishes get swept up in any bankruptcy declaration by the Diocese of Ogdensburg? A number are already the targets of lawsuits.

Former DA Nicole Duve running for St. Lawrence County judge

  Flu cases continue to climb in north country

Woman accused of making meth in her DeKalb home

  Acting ICE director blasts NY’s Green Light Law

Two reportedly hurt in Star Lake trailer home fire

Watertown, firefighter union to hold contract talks next week

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush running for re-election

Republican Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush, who represents the 117th District, announced Thursday he is seeking re-election.

  Lewis County gets $100K to feed local food to students

Lewis County now has $100,000 to spend on bringing local agriculture into classrooms and cafeterias.

  Kinney Drugs retiring plastic bags with party, ceremony and contest

Kinney Drugs is giving a send-off to its beloved orange plastic bags.

  New brew to honor 10th Mountain Division

There's a new brew to try Saturday.

  Help may be available for Henderson homeowners

Some Henderson property owners are getting news they've wanted to hear.

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 playoffs & Section 3 pairings

The march to the state playoffs began on the high school hardwood Wednesday night.

  Diocese of Ogdensburg considers bankruptcy over priest sexual abuse

The Diocese of Ogdensburg is considering bankruptcy as the cost of the priest sexual abuse scandal mounts. And dozens more lawsuits may be coming its way.

Volunteer firefighters save home

Morristown fire chief Jay Moore said firefighters did a “great job” of quickly knocking down the fire in the Town of Macomb.

  Second Amendment sanctuary proposed in Jefferson County

Add Jefferson County to the list where residents are asking lawmakers to make the county a Second Amendment sanctuary.

  Landfill workers look forward to plastic bag ban

If you want to know why plastic bags are being banned in New York, we can show you with a visit to a landfill in southern Jefferson County.

  Lawmakers want veteran services funding restored

State Assembly Republicans are calling for the restoration of critical veteran services funding in the state budget.

  Fort Drum soldiers tested on marksmanship, fitness

Chances are it's not how you'd spend a winter day. Soldiers on Fort Drum had their marksmanship tested and marched through miles of snow.

Watertown building now a pile of rubble

What a difference a few days can make.

  Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library comes to north country

It's a global program that sends a free book each month to children under the age of 5, who are enrolled in the program.

  Habitat for Humanity’s popsicle stick home raising funds, awareness

Habitat for Humanity is building a different kind of home - a popsicle stick home!

  Council members say there’s support for killing Watertown’s crows

Is there more support for killing crows in Watertown? Some lawmakers say "yes."

Firefighters credited with quickly dousing fire at Lowville apartment building

Despite a winter storm with strong winds and blowing snow, firefighters managed to stop a kitchen fire from spreading to the rest of a Lowville apartment building Tuesday.

  Highlights & scores: college & high school hoops

It was the last regular season home game for Jefferson Community College basketball players: five on the women's team and four on the men's.

  Leader, lawyer react to Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy

After being hit by lawsuits amounting to millions and millions of dollars, the Boys Scouts of America is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Men accused of stealing $13K from White’s Lumber through forgery

Two Jefferson County men are accused of stealing nearly $13,000 worth of goods from White's Lumber in Watertown.

Red Cross: 32 people now need help after Massena fire

More people than originally thought need help after a fire at a Massena apartment complex.

  Sheriff’s safety course could help SLC gun owners get restrictions lifted

The St. Lawrence County sheriff wants handgun owners to stay safe and help them get restrictions lifted on where they can carry.

Lewis County man gets prison time for strangling woman

A 29 year old Boonville man, who admitted to strangling a woman, is going to prison.

Members of Saint Regis Mohawk community were part of bridge protests

A number of people from the Saint Regis Mohawk community took part in Monday's protest that blocked access to the Canadian span of Thousand Islands International Bridge for 3 hours.

Fire destroys repair shop at Lewis County farm

A repair shop at a Lewis County farm has been destroyed by fire.

  Waddington town supervisor announces bid for Assembly

Waddington town supervisor Alex Hammond announced Tuesday morning he is running for the 116th Assembly district seat.

Croghan man going to prison for making meth

A 51 year old Croghan man is going to prison for making meth.

  Gordmans stores open in St. Lawrence County

Gordmans stores are now open in Ogdensburg and Gouverneur.

  Gym raising funds for family whose baby passed away

At Armor Up Fitness in Watertown, gym-goers are #BabyBensonStrong this month.

  Watertown’s library hosts Teddy Bear Sleepover

While the kids of the area are on spring break from school, their stuffed animals can have a vacation too!

Traffic advisory: Watertown’s West Main Street

Demolition of 409 West Main Street in Watertown will continue Tuesday.

  Highlights & scores: Lady Spartans vs. Jamesville-DeWitt

Jamesville-DeWitt traveled to Adams Monday night for a non-league girls’ basketball contest against South Jefferson.

  T.I. Bridge reopens following protest

A protest Monday blocked access to the Canadian span of Thousand Islands International Bridge and affected travel in the north country for several hours.

  Pets, rescued from Massena fire, comfort owners

More than half a dozen pets pulled from the flames in Massena are now giving comfort to their owners. It's a silver lining in an an otherwise devastating day.

  Lisbon native, quarantined on cruise ship in Japan, returns to U.S.

A north country native is back in the U.S. after being stuck on a cruise ship that was hit by the coronavirus.

  Your vote could help Lowville skating rink

A popular ice rink in Lewis County is looking for a little love. The skating community is turning to a nationwide contest for help.

  Ski patrol seeks new members at Dry Hill

Looking for a way to give back to your community? You might be in luck. Dry Hill Ski Area is looking for helpers on the hill.

  Your Turn: feedback on bail reform, prisons & Patriot the cow

Governor Cuomo appears to be open to adjusting the state's new bail reform law. You shared your thoughts on that story and others in the news.

  Massena apartment building fire ruled accidental

An apartment building fire over the weekend that left about two dozen people homeless in Massena has been ruled accidental.

Man crashes car after allegedly driving 2X speed limit

An Evans Mills man faces charges after St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies allegedly clocked him driving at over twice the posted speed limit on State Route 37 in the towns of Oswegatchie and Hammond.

Winthrop man charged with welfare fraud

A Winthrop man is accused of welfare fraud charge after he allegedly failed to report income.

2 Frontier League hoops teams out to defend section titles

The march for a state title on the hardwood begins this week for a number of boys’ and girls’ teams.

  Massena apartment fire leaves about 2 dozen homeless

About two dozen people are homeless after fire broke out an apartment building in Massena.

  Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand pushes legislation to protect personal data

Most of us do it: hit a few keys, scan a card, and click away with our personal information linked to what we do online. But is it protected?

  Sunday Sports: Watertown Wolves hockey lose 2nd straight to Elmira

It was a rare Sunday afternoon Federal Hockey League matchup at the Alex T Duffy Fairgrounds Ice Arena as the Watertown Wolves hosted the Elmira Enforcers.

Cuomo announces free snowmobile weekend to out of state riders

In an attempt to boost out of state tourism, Governor Cuomo has announced a free snowmobiling weekend for all out of state and Canadian riders.

  Spectrum offers bill credit following last weekend’s service outage

Billiejo Hammontree is a Spectrum Customer in Watertown and after making a call to the company, her next bill will be a little cheaper.

  Sportsplex opens in Adams, gives students a place to train

From a Family Dollar store to a youth training facility, it’s a newly-opened South Jefferson Sportsplex in Adams.

  Saturday Sports: Beaver River, Sandy Creek take home section volleyball titles

The Girls Section 3 Volleyball Championships took place Saturday at Jamesville Dewitt High School with 3 Frontier League teams in search of titles.

  Red Cross spreads the love one fire detector at a time

Although Valentine’s Day is over, the American Red Cross is still sharing the love.

  NY could cut 2,500 inmate beds under Cuomo’s prison closure plan

We've only known that Governor Cuomo wants the ability to close more state prisons through the state budget process. No real numbers had been attached to it, but that has changed.

Watertown man faces drug, drunk driving charges

A 30 year old Watertown, man who was arrested last summer in connection with a police standoff, now faces drug, drunk driving and other charges.

  Friday Sports: Section champs on the hardwood & mat

In north country sports Friday, the girls took center stage in the Frontier League Basketball Playoffs at J.C.C. and Section 10 Wrestling at O.F.A.

  Senate Democrats, governor open to changing state’s bail reform law

Amid controversy over bail reform, Democrats in the state Senate are considering making changes to the state's new law. It appears Governor Cuomo is also open to adjusting it.

  On thin ice: a word of warning

Ice fishing is a staple of the north country. But, this year officials say it's best to stay off the water.

  Massena fishing expo lures in plenty of people

The first-ever Massena fishing expo is luring them in. It runs through Sunday at the St. Lawrence Centre Mall.

  Middle school students learn about including others

Celebrating inclusion at Watertown's Case Middle School - a group of students is working toward making the cafeteria a better place.

Demolition work underway again on West Main Street

The work to demolish 409 West Main Street in Watertown is underway.