Christmas parade packs Clayton streets
CLAYTON, New York (WWNY) - The holiday festivities continued Saturday in Clayton with the annual Christmas Parade, put on for the 61st time. This year’s theme was “Christmas Wishes”. Dozens of people lined Riverside Drive to see floats of all shapes and sizes helping to celebrate the...
Clayton man pleads guilty to federal drug and firearm crimes
CLAYTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Adam Cook, a 33-year-old man from Clayton, pled guilty on Thursday, Nov. 30, to multiple federal drug and firearms charges. As part of his guilty plea, Cook admitted that he had 285 grams of cocaine that he intended to distribute. The cocaine was found at his residence during a search in […]
Carthage Woman Facing Numerous Charges for allegedly Writing Bad Checks
JEFFERSON COUNTY-A 30 year old Carthage woman is accused of writing bad checks in three separate Jefferson County jurisdictions. New York State Police from Alexandria Bay, and Pulaski Barracks arrested Brittany A. Standridge in the Town of Pamila on Friday and charged her with three separate incidents that were reported last month. In the City of Watertown, Standridge was charged with one count each of Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree-Property value greater than $1,000.00; a Class E felony and Issuing a Bad Check with known Insufficient Funds; a Class B misdemeanor. In the Town of Clayton, Standridge was charged with Petit Larceny, a Class A misdemeanor and Issuing a Bad Check with known Insufficient Funds, a Class B misdemeanor. In the Village of Pulaski, she is charged with Petit Larceny, a Class A misdemeanor and Issuing a Bad Check with known Insufficient Funds, a Class B misdemeanor. Standridge was issued appearance tickets for all charges and will answer the charges in the City of Watertown, Town of Clayton, and Village of Pulaski Courts at a later date. The incident in the Village of Pulaski remains under investigation.
Red Cross assists family after losing their Town of Adams home in blaze
TOWN OF ADAMS, New York (WWNY) - A mobile home in the Town of Adams is a total loss after a fire broke out Sunday afternoon. According to fire officials on scene, crews responded to Lot 2 at the Jefferson Court Mobile Home Park to find heavy flames and smoke coming from the front of the home.
Case Middle School in Watertown responded to “potential safety concern”
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — On Friday, Dec. 1, Case Middle School in Watertown responded to a “potential safety concern,” the Watertown City School District superintendent, Dr. Larry Schmiegel, said. In a letter sent to parents, Schmiegel said the situation was promptly addressed and the school’s security measures...
Dec. 9: Cape Vincent Christmas Parade
CAPE VINCENT, N.Y. (WWTI) – The annual Cape Vincent Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m. A number of local fire departments will be there as well as veterans from the Lyme and Cape Vincent area. American Legion Post #832 will host a Christmas party for children from 3 p.m. until 5 […]
Dec. 9: Theresa’s Holiday Parade
Theresa’s Light the Night Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9 at 6 p.m. in Downtown Theresa, NY. The parade was organized by the Theresa Small Business Coalition.
Chaumont Bridge moves to Stage 2 traffic signal pattern
CHAUMONT, N.Y. (WWTI) – Effective immediately, for the Route 12E bridge replacement over the water, the one-way alternating traffic setup via traffic signals has switched to the Stage 2 pattern. This pattern utilizes the newly constructed first half of the bridge deck and sidewalk (the lane heading to Cape Vincent) to maintain motor and pedestrian […]
Weekly Safety Report: Car Crash, Capitol Breach, and Bus-Pedestrian Accident in Watertown, New York
This week in Watertown, New York, there were three notable incidents. A woman was injured in a car crash at the intersection of LeRay and Burdick streets, resulting in a damaged traffic light. A mother and son from the North Country were sentenced to home confinement for their involvement in the theft of Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the Capitol insurrection. Lastly, no charges will be filed in a bus-pedestrian accident on State Street, where the driver was unaware of hitting a pedestrian.
The Compassionate Care Foundation receives overwhelming response to message bin honoring those who’ve battled cancer
TOWN OF WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - At this year’s North County Festival of Trees, people who have died from cancer and those who are going through treatment were honored. The Compassionate Care Foundation left out a message bin in front of the tree they sponsored and eventually had to add a second one due to the amount of names and prayers that were written down.
Dec. 9: Trinity Church Christmas Bazaar
Trinity Church will host its annual Christmas Bazaar on December 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trinity Church227 Sherman St.Watertown, NY 13601 This event is free and will feature holiday décor, gifts, crafts, a hot cocoa bar and much more. Santa will visit from 12:30 to 3:30
The gas price fluctuate between $3.29 and $3.59 in Watertown as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Clayton gets into the Christmas spirit
CLAYTON, New York (WWNY) - Along the Saint Lawrence River, halls were decked and tourists came in droves for Christmas in Clayton. “Hi, I’m Valerie Wells and I traveled here from Lyndonville, New York. The holiday season is always a good time for me. Spent a lot of time with family and good friends. Clayton is always a part of that.”
Now Open: Northern Lights at the Evans Mills Race Way
Evans Mills Race Way Park’s Northern Lights is a community-supported holiday light display show that patrons can drive through. Tickets are $20 per single carload and are open every Thursday to Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. until New Year’s Day. More information is available on their website HERE.
Christmas parades get communities into holiday spirit
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - ‘Tis the season to get into the holiday spirit. North country communities are celebrating with Christmas parades Friday night. Check out our live coverage of fun to the twin villages of Carthage and West Carthage and the city of Watertown by clicking on the picture above.
Tessa Wegert Writes Stories Set in the North Country
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) Tessa Wegert loves the Thousand Islands and her mystery book series featuring investigator Shana Merchant is set there. With references that we recognize, “Walton Street” “the Channel” “River Rat” and others that are less obvious but will be obvious to all us natives: the hidden coves, inlets, and thousands of islands provide plenty of places for intrigue, secrecy and murder.
Downtown YMCA shuts doors for good ahead of new community and aquatic center opening
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - The Downtown YMCA on Washington Street in Watertown is now closed as the Y transitions to its new facility. The building saw members and guests for its last time on Saturday as the YMCA prepares to open the Downtown Community and Aquatic Center at 146 Arsenal Street, the old call center building.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in watertown, NY
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around watertown.
Sunday Sports: Get ready for 24/7, 365 basketball in Watertown
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - For basketball junkies in the area, a new indoor facility has opened where players of all ages can hone their skills any time of the day year round in Watertown. Swish 365 held their grand opening on Friday at the FX Caprara Conference Center on...
Blast from the Past: 2015 no snow in December
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - This week on Blast from the Past, we go back to 2015 when December started with no snow. Watch the story by then-reporter Chris Spiker on Friday on 7 News This Evening at 6 p.m.