Watertown, NYflackbroadcasting.com

Lowville Pair Facing Larceny Charges

TOWN OF PAMELIA-A man and woman from Lowville are each facing larceny charges after being arrested in the Town of Pamelia following a report of an alleged larceny from a building in the Town of Watertown. New York State Police from the Watertown Barracks charged 32 year old Jessica L. Ortlieb and 34 year old Danai T. Ressler with one count each of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor. They were issued appearance tickets and will answer the charge in the Town of Pamelia Court at a later date.
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Fort Drum, NYwwnytv.com

10th Mountain Battalion commander dies suddenly

FORT DRUM, New York (WWNY) - The commander of the 10th Mountain Division’s 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team died suddenly earlier this week. Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Fielding, 52, died of natural causes Sunday. LTC Fielding was conducting physical training Sunday afternoon and collapsed, according to 10th...
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Lowville, NYflackbroadcasting.com

Lowville Man Arrested on Numerous Charges

TOWN OF WATSON-A 40 year old Lowville man was arrested on numerous charges Friday following a trespass complaint on the Loson Road in the Town of Watson. Lewis County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the scene 6:08AM Friday morning after it was reported that a vehicle had driven through a posted barrier and entered onto private property. The subject was believed to still be on the property because there was no other outlet from through the woods. Deputies used U.T.V’s to locate the suspected vehicle that had become immobile. The operator of the vehicle, Jack K. Simpson, was taken into custody. Upon search, deputies located a quantity of methamphetamine, scales and packaging. Simpson was evaluated at the scene and failed field sobriety tests. He was then transported to the Lewis County Safety Building where he was evaluated by the New York State Police Drug Expert. Following evaluation, Simpson was charged with Criminal Trespass in the 3rd degree, a class B misdemeanor; Criminal Mischief in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor; Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, a class U misdemeanor; Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree; Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, a class B felony; and Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. His arrest status was not listed. Deputies were assisted by the New York State Police and Groff’s Towing.
Lewis County, NYwwnytv.com

Lewis County’s 200th fair goes out with a bang

LOWVILLE, New York (WWNY) - Lewis County Fair officials made sure to go out with a bang on the bicentennial’s final day. It was demolition derby time, as drivers were wowing the packed grandstand crowd with plenty of lethal hits. “For my team and I, we just aim to smash...
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

No investigation into COVID-19 nursing home deaths, Stefanik reacts

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - The Department of Justice will not be looking further into nursing home deaths in New York. On Friday, the Justice Department said it will not be opening a civil rights investigation into government-run nursing homes in the state regarding COVID-19 response. During the Trump Administration,...
Carthage, NYwwnytv.com

Shooting Traps for Volunteer Transportation Center trips

CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - The 9th annual Shootin’ Traps for Trips event was back raising money for the Volunteer Transportation Center!. The Carthage Rod and Gun Club hosted the 50 Bird Shoot fundraiser. There were several categories for more than 80 shooters to compete in and plenty of prizes....
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

TV Dinner: Ploughman’s Lunch

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - This week, it’s more concept than recipe. Chef Chris Manning introduces us to a Ploughman’s Lunch. The idea goes back hundreds of years, when farmers would take their lunches out into the fields. They would have meat, some type of cheese, bread or crackers, fruit, and maybe pickles.
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

Your Turn: feedback on Heather Hill, labor shortage & haircut law

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - We spoke with a Watertown native who has been part of the battle over Confederate statues in Charlottesville, Virginia. Heather Hill says it was time the statues were removed:. Read a history book, woke liberal, and learn about the history of this country. Sue Whitmarsh.
Watertown, NYinformnny.com

Watertown: New Planet Fitness location will offer more space, updated equipment

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Planet Fitness will soon be moving into its new home at Salmon Run Mall in Watertown. The fitness center plans to open its new location in August. “This new location will provide even more space for our members along with updated equipment and Black Card Spa amenities,” said John Hrinda, VP of Operations for Upstate New York.
Mannsville, NYiheartoswego.com

Join the Annual Deer Fly Trail Run/Walk at Winona Forest

The Winona Forest Recreation Association hosts its annual Deer Fly Trail Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 28. The event features both 5K and 10K competitions which begin at 9:30 a.m. at CCC Camp, county Route 90, Mannsville. It highlights the beautiful wooded and scenic trail system that runs through the Winona Forest Recreation Area.
Jefferson County, NYwwnytv.com

Making local food more affordable

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - For many people, one of the biggest barriers to eating a diet rich in locally grown fruits and vegetables is affordability. Several programs aim to change that. April Bennett, nutrition program manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County, appeared on 7 News at Noon...
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

TV Dinner: Asian Pasta Salad

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - It’s not your normal pasta salad. Chef Chris Manning shows us how to make Asian Pasta Salad. It’s easy to put together and has just the right amount of spice. The dressing also makes a great marinade for chicken, steak, or pork. Asian Pasta Salad.
Philadelphia, NYFinger Lakes Times

In South Philly, a garden where immigrants grow foods that taste like home

PHILADELPHIA – The joy of the plants that sprout from a patch of South Philadelphia earth is not merely that they remind people of home — they taste like home, too. Many people don’t know the garden is there, in three parcels tucked in and around Eighth and Emily Streets, a short walk off busy Snyder Avenue. Nor do they know all the place means to the gardeners, many of them refugees who were persecuted in Asian homelands.
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

TV Dinner: Blue Ribbon Burger

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Chef Chris Manning cooked these burgers for the Fourth of July and they were so good, he decided to share the recipe. They use a couple of unusual ingredients: Hellman’s mayonnaise (that’s where the blue ribbon comes in) for juiciness and onion soup mix for flavor.
Boonville, NYRomesentinel.com

Wine and Spirits in Boonville changes ownership

BOONVILLE — A change of ownership has taken place at one of Boonville’s most recognizable shops. David Leffingwell has sold Wine and Spirits at 130 Main to Fred Squicciarini. Leffingwell opened the store in 2009 and operated it until its recent sale. The store features a large variety of wines and spirits, including an extensive selection of premium, locally made New York State wines.
Philadelphia, NYabc7ny.com

Philly's dip daddy has a new line of dips and dippables

PHILADELPHIA -- A trained chef took advantage of the pandemic to create a new line of dips and dippables. The line is a nostalgic nod to Daniel Giorgio's childhood growing up in South Philadelphia, whereas a 12-year-old boy he would sit on the stoop with the ladies on the street and they'd eat dip and gossip.
Boonville, NYRomesentinel.com

Don’t give up in ongoing battle against bugs

BOONVILLE — Our summer season is in full swing here at Flower Hill Farm. It won’t be long now until we are swimming in sunflowers, gladiolus, and all of our favorite summer crops. This week we are harvesting lilies, snapdragons, rudbeckia, orlaya, cosmos, phlox and more!. Believe it or not...