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Food Truck Frenzy coming to Watertown

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Making lunch plans will be easier this Sunday in Watertown. Food trucks will return to the Salmon Run Mall on May 22 for the Food Truck Frenzy event. This will include over 14 food trucks and vendors as well as local crafters, artisans and direct...
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Jury seated in Lacey manslaughter trial

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Twelve jurors have been selected to decide the fate of Nicole Lacey as her manslaughter trial begins in Jefferson County Court. Lacey, of Black River, is on trial for the 2018 death of 28-year-old Jared Cook. She’s accused of intentionally striking and driving over Cook...
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Expect new road closures around Fort Drum beginning Wednesday

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) — Work will begin on the next portion of Fort Drum’s Enduring Freedom Road on Wednesday. Beginning May 18, work will be done on the portion of Enduring Freedom Road stretching from Euphrates River Valley Road to Conway. Closures should be expected, as well as detours and occasional delays.

Into the octagon: mixed martial arts comes to the north country

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Mixed martial arts returns to the Watertown municipal arena this Saturday night. It’s being billed as Victory Cage Fighting Championships 33. Action gets underway at 6 p.m. As always, it promises to be an action-packed night with some outstanding fighters featured. “Saturday we’ve got...

New York Angler Reels in State-Record Channel Catfish

Twenty-two year old Bailey Williams, an angler from Watertown, New York, caught a 35-pound channel catfish over the weekend. Biologists confirmed the fish as a New York state record on Sunday. Williams caught the channel cat in the Black River Marsh located outside Dexter, New York. The Watertown local was...

Clayton nominated for USA Today’s 2022 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards

CLAYTON, N.Y. (WWTI) — Vote for Clayton in a national travel award. The Village of Clayton has been nominated in USA Today’s 2022 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards. These awards highlight small towns with a population of fewer than 25,000. These towns often have thriving unique cultures...

WWNY Watertown man reels in record-breaking catfish

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TV Dinner: Mother’s Day brunch

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - If you want to treat mom for Mother’s Day, Chef Chris Manning has a couple great options. He prepares strata, which is sort of an Italian quiche, and a frittata. Both are easy for kids to help make and are perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch.

Fitness with Jamie: adding resistance to plank exercises

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us core exercises that use a dumbbell to add resistance. She demonstrates exercises that are based on both a high plank and a side plank. You can see it all in the video above. You can email Jamie at
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5/5/22: The boat museum on the Canadian side of the 1000 Islands

The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton is a main tourist stop in the Thousand Islands. Across the river in Ganonoque, there's another museum that celebrates the boating culture of the Canadian side of the St. Lawrence. Also: Fort Drum generates almost $2 billion for the North Country's economy and accounts for some 26,000 jobs.

TV Dinner: Arugula Walnut Pesto

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - It’s a simple and very versatile recipe. Chef Chris Manning shows us Arugula Walnut Pesto. It’s not only good as a pasta sauce, but he also mixes a quarter cup of it with a cup of mayonnaise and uses it as a condiment for sliders.

May 14: Warbler Walk with Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust

Explore the woods and fields for tiny, colorful, sweetly singing birds with Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust at the Douglas L. Murray Agricultural Heritage Trail near Rodman, NY, on Saturday, May 14, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Registration is required. There is no charge for attending due to donor support.

Gouverneur Farmers Market Manager steps down

After nine years of dedicated service, Gouverneur Farmers Market Manager Linda E. Brown of Richville is stepping down for her position due to health problems,. “Thanks to all of the people that have helped me and the weekly market vendors and people visiting the market,” Mrs. Brown said in an interview with the Gouverneur Tribune Press. “I’ll still be around the market to visit.”

Plans shaping up for Watertown Panera Bread

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A timeline is shaping up for Panera Bread to move locations in the town of Watertown. The soup-and-sandwich chain hopes to relocate to where the old TGI Friday’s was, basically right next door. New details came out about the project at a Jefferson County...