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SUV crashes into Watertown building

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A vehicle crashed into a building in Watertown Wednesday morning. Reports of a white SUV crashing into the back of a warehouse at 800 Starbuck Avenue came through around 5:30 a.m. Guilfoyle Ambulance personnel treated the driver at the scene. Officials say no charges are...
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Evans Mills man hospitalized after buggy, vehicle collide in LeRay

JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — New York State Police are investigating a vehicle and Amish buggy collision that occurred in Jefferson County on Monday. According to NYSP, around 2:32 p.m. on August 8 a 2007 Honda Odyssey being operated by 55-year-old Anthony J. Morrow from Theresa was traveling northbound on State Route 37. Police stated that Morrow failed to observe an Amish horse-drawn buggy that was traveling northbound.
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Car submerged in Newark as water service restored

Newark restored the vast majority of its water service by Wednesday evening and neighboring Belleville was “almost back to normal” 32 hours after a monster water main break left more than 100,000 parched. The damage left a car submerged in water after being swallowed by sinkholes. A boil water advisory was still in effect Wednesday until officials could conduct tests on the water in the city and town, officials said. The emergency began Tuesday morning when a 140-year-old pipe ruptured in Brook Branch Park, turning roads into rivers and leaving much of New Jersey’s largest city without water on the eighth day...

St. Lawrence County hit-and-run leads to DWI arrest

HERMON, N.Y. (WWTI) — New York State Police have released details regarding a hit-and-run investigation in St. Lawrence County. According to NYSP, on August 8, a victim’s vehicle was struck by a 2021 Dodge Ram operated by 21-year-old Payton Smith of Redwood. State Police said that Smith was...

Woman discovers, restores lost garden

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Compassion, curiosity and a chance discovery - a Watertown woman’s hard work is helping preserve a monument that sat untouched at Thompson Park for nearly a decade. Last March, while tending to her various flower displays throughout Thompson Park, Allison Gorham made a unique...

Southwick Beach closed due to harmful algal bloom

HENDERSON, N.Y. (WWTI) — Southwick Beach is closed due to a Harmful Algal Bloom. According to NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Public Information Officer Dan Keefe, the HAB was first observed at Southwick Beach on August 5. Harmful algal blooms are the rapid growth of algae...

Algal bloom shuts down Southwick Beach

TOWN OF HENDERSON, New York (WWNY) - Beach-goers looking to beat the heat got some bad news last Friday when Southwick Beach had to shut down swimming. Park officials are citing an algal bloom. In an email to 7 News, park officials called it a “precautionary measure to protect the...

Blast From the Past: 2002 lawn care

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - This week on Blast From the Past, we go back to 2002 when we learned about the dos and don’ts of lawn mowing. Watch the story by then reporter John Friot on Friday on 7 News this Evening at 6 p.m.
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We asked where you get your ice cream fix. Behold, NCPR's North Country Ice Cream Map!

Amy FeiereiselWe asked where you get your ice cream fix. Behold, NCPR's North Country Ice Cream Map!. Last week we asked NCPR listeners to share their favorite places to get ice cream and other sweet treats around the region. Lots of you responded, and the results are in! We got 47 total ice cream recommendations (and lots of repeats), from all over the North Country, from the Pied Piper in Old Forge to Mary’s Dairy in Lowville, The Scoop in Clayton to Harrigan’s Ice Cream in Morrisonville.

These Lake Ontario Restaurants Mean Great Food and ‘Wow’ Sunsets

Upstate New York is blessed to have hundreds of miles of our own private "ocean" at our back door. Lake Ontario stretches all the way from Niagara County up through Cape Vincent, where it joins the St. Lawrence River. This beautiful watery backdrop affords residents everything from lakeside homes and camping areas to marinas with boats coming and going off the lake, and to some wonderful restaurants that take full advantage of the Lake Ontario waterfront.

From $1 to $1 million, ‘Maggies’ is sold

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - ‘Maggie’s On The River’ is one of the most popular bars and restaurants in Watertown, and now being sold for a million dollars. But that wasn’t always the case. The same property was once purchased for a single dollar. “Whether it’d...