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Watertown woman accused of stealing from LeRay Walmart

JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — A woman from Watertown is facing charges after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Walmart located in LeRay. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Breanna E. Jenness stole $165.97 worth of merchandise from the location around 11 p.m. on June 17. As a result, she was charged with Petit Larceny which is a misdemeanor.
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14-year-old airlifted after bicycle, truck collide in Dexter

DEXTER, N.Y. (WWTI) — A teenager was transported to the hospital after being involved in an accident in the Village of Dexter. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of an accident involving a truck and a bicycle at 3:14 p.m. on Tuesday. The investigation revealed that a 14-year-old male bicyclist in Dexter was riding south on Liberty Street when he rode into the path of a pick-up truck and trailer traveling west on Lakeview Drive.
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Fire interrupts primary voting at election site

TOWN OF CHAMPION, New York (WWNY) - Flames broke out at a town of Champion fire station Tuesday afternoon, forcing the polling place there to move its Primary Day voting. According to the West Carthage Fire Department, an electrical problem touched off a blaze in the ceiling of its 2nd fire station shortly after noon.

Ogdensburg woman charged with criminal possession of drugs

OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. (WWTI) — A woman from Ogdensburg is facing felony charges after she was stopped in St. Lawrence County. According to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, they conducted a vehicle stop on State Highway 37 in the Town of Oswegatchie on June 24. During the stop, 41-year-old Sommer L. Miller was allegedly found in possession of approximately four ounces of methamphetamine.

What’s going on at Watertown’s Farm & Craft Market

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Food trucks, handmade crafts, local produce, flowers, snacks, wine and more! It’s all part of the Watertown Farm & Craft Market. The market is held each Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Washington and Sterling streets. Kayla Perry, president & CEO of...

Dozens of dogs cool off in Seaway Splash Competition

CLAYTON, New York (WWNY) - Farther, faster, and higher. That’s what more than two dozen, four-legged athletes were looking to get Saturday afternoon with the return of Clayton’s Seaway Splash Competition. Dogs from around the North Country took to the air and to the pool, all looking to...

How are north country airports faring during pilot shortage?

TOWN OF HOUNSFIELD, New York (WWNY) - Canceled flights, pilot shortages, and inflation have hampered plans for air travelers. We spoke to two local airport managers to see if they’re feeling the travel turbulence. “There are some challenges in the industry with pilots and staffing and operational issues as...

Alpacas live the good life so folks can stay warm

HERMON, New York (WWNY) - “My boy, Pitt, here. Hi buddy! That’s Pitbull. He was born during an evening of a Pitbull concert,” Rock Hollow Farm owner Dayna Lancaster said, introducing her alpacas. “This is Fluff. He’s truly a wimp on the inside. My oldest boy, Alejandro....

Time to make the sausage! Mount Carmel Feast returns

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Inside the quiet halls of Watertown’s Immaculate Heart Central School, preparations are underway for the return of St. Anthony’s once-annual Mount Carmel Feast. Now that it’s back from a two-year hiatus, people are looking forward to getting their hands on some much-missed cuisine...

Artisan roasters at Remington festival

Mike Crowe, President of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and Oliver Morrison-Nowak sample coffee from Vanessa Gilbert, of Tug Hill Artisan Roasters, Lowville, at the Remington Festival June 18. NCNow photo.

Protests, travelers take aim at West Carthage inn

WEST CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - A New Hampshire couple that booked a Memorial Day weekend trip to the Pleasant Night Inn is hoping their vacation is one they won’t have to remember. Pat Collins and her husband stayed at the West Carthage motel, booking their stay through a...