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Adams Adams Center Alex Bay
Alexandria Bay Antwerp Belleville
Black River Brownville Calcium
Cape Vincent Carthage Chaumont
Clayton Deferiet Depauville
Dexter Ellisburg Evans Mills
Felts Mills Fineview Fishers Landing
Fort Drum Great Bend Henderson
Henderson Harbor La Fargeville Limerick
Lorraine Mannsville Natural Bridge
Philadelphia Pierrepont Manor Plessis
Redwood Rodman Sackets Harbor
Theresa Thousand Island Park Three Mile Bay
Watertown Wellesley Island Glen Park
Thousand Isle Peak Oxbow Woodville
Hannawa Falls


Food Bank of Central New York Needs Help from Community to Win 60,000 Grant
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:25:08 -0700

Food Bank of Central New York needs help from the community to win a $60,000 Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Grant from Wal-Mart. On Monday September 15, people are able to visit an online voting system at www.walmart.com/fighthunger once a day to vote. Continue reading →

Feedback: Respiratory Virus Creeps Closer To North Country
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:32:47 -0700

A potentially dangerous child illness is sweeping the nation. There are no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the north country, but one medical facility has noticed a spike in child respiratory infections.

Northern NY man accused of sexually abusing 9-year-old girl
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:35:07 -0700

A Northern New York man is accused of sexually abusing a young girl.

Fidelis Care Receives Approval to Serve Residents of Jefferson County
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:33:16 -0700

Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with more than one million members, announces approval from the New York State Department of Health to offer quality, affordable health insurance coverage to residents ...

Jefferson County EMA prepares for hurricane, winter seasons
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:50:53 -0700

The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is taking steps to get ready for the fall hurricane season and the threat of another cold winter.

Jefferson County Residents Vote in Sheriff Primary
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:00:16 -0700

In the North Country, the primary race garnering the most attention from voters is the one for Jefferson County Sheriff. Democrats Paul Trudeau and Colleen O'Neill are battling it out for a chance to face Republican John Bocciolatt in the general election.

Evidence In Jefferson County Case Found In Car Involved In Pursuit
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:47:46 -0700

A woman's purse stolen from Jefferson County was found in a car driven by a central New York man who led police on a chase across two counties Thursday night.

State Orders 3 Jefferson County Stores To Stop Selling Certain Clothes
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:53:22 -0700

New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops, including three in Jefferson County, to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings.

Jefferson County Pantries Benefit from United Way Food Drive
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:30:20 -0700

Jefferson County residents dropped off thousands of food items Friday as part of the United Way's annual drive.

Report: Fewer Va. Schools Fully Accredited
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:31:25 -0700

The percentage of schools meeting state accreditation standards declined, according the Virginia Department of Education. VDOE says the decline is a result of more rigorous reading, writing, science and mathematics SOL tests.