Sackets Harbor, NY

Want a new job? Take your pick!

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A job fair this week features nearly 1,000 available positions. WorkPlace director Cheryl Mayforth says 980 positions will be represented. Watch the video for her interview on 7 News This Morning. The job fair is from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, at...
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A soggy start to the the week

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - We’re in for a couple rainy days. We’ll have showers on and off all day. Downpours could be heavy and thunderstorms are possible. Highs will be in the low 60s. Scattered showers continue overnight. Lows will be in the low 50s. Tuesday is...
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Samaritan Keep Home resident celebrates his 105th birthday

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A resident at Watertown’s Samaritan Keep Home celebrated a milestone birthday Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, Clarence Sheley celebrated his 105th birthday, born on this day in 1917. Sheley is a war veteran and was director of Piddock Funeral Home in Adams for...

Sunday Sports: Red & Black punch ticket to the EFL Championship

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Saturday night at George Ashcraft Filed, the Watertown Red and Black punched their ticket to the EFL Championship game, crushing Auburn 61-6 in the EFL semifinals. The Red and Black dominated on both sides of the ball in this one and were never challenged in...

Media Shriners: Having fun & helping kids

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - If you’ve never heard of Media Shriners before, it’s an international organization which helps sick children -- and has a lot of fun doing it. With minibikes revved and fezzes on, the north country Media Shriners are making a difference in the community, one ride at a time.

Rabid raccoon found in Watertown

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — A rabid raccoon was recently found and captured in Watertown. On September 23, Jefferson County Public Health confirmed that a raccoon has tested positive for rabies. The animal was located in the City of Watertown and submitted by the United States Department of Agriculture for testing.

Friday Sports: Watertown football falls to New Hartford

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - It’s another Football Friday Night around the North Country with plenty of gridiron action. In Section 3 Football at Watertown High School, the Cyclones met New Hartford. In the 1st quarter, Dominic Ambrose hits a wide open man in the endzone for the touchdown.

Highlights & scores: Another busy night on the pitch

(WWNY) - Boys’ and girls’ high school soccer were on the docket Thursday night. In boys’ Frontier League soccer from Sackets Harbor, the Patriots hosted the Immaculate Heart Cavaliers. First half: the Cavaliers get on the board when Dale Foote dents the back of the net. Cavaliers...

Oswego County Fair Hosts Rescheduled Truck Pull Event Sept. 30

The Oswego County Fair Board welcomes visitors to the annual Oswego County Truck Pulls!. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 at the fairgrounds at 291 Ellisburg Rd., Sandy Creek. The annual truck pull event is normally scheduled during the Oswego County Fair in August; however, it...

Suicide Awareness Walk shows support to veterans in Carthage Saturday

CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - In Carthage Saturday, veterans and their families hosted “Stop 22″. The walk, named after the number of veterans that commit suicide every day, was meant to both honor the dead and raise awareness. Attendees trekked roughly two miles throughout Carthage, starting and ending...

Police searching for missing Jefferson County teen

LERAY, N.Y. (WWTI) — New York State Police are searching for 15-year-old Jayvious N. Marsh. According to State Police, Marsh was last seen on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, leaving his residence on Route 11 in the town of LeRay around 4 p.m. Marsh as stands 5 feet, 6 inches...

Brew York proceeds benefit local family, fire department

(WWTI) — Brew York returned to Sackets Harbor in August, and now the proceeds from the event are benefitting the community. On Thursday, the Sackets Harbor Fire Company Inc. received $2,000 from Brew York Co-Owner Jason Price. Additionally this year, the organization started the ‘ROCC Foundation’ which focuses on...

Jefferson County SPCA: Big boy Chandler

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Chandler is one big cat. Jefferson County SPCA assistant manager Caitlyn Alberry says he weighs about 15 pounds. The 3-year-old is a bit of a nervous Nelly, she said, so a quieter home might be best. Also available for adoption are cats, kittens, birds, guinea...

Another approach to help the homeless as temperatures drop

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Jefferson County is close to having a warming center for the homeless population as winter nears. The county has formed a Homeless Steering Committee which is working with a handful of local non-profits with the goal of choosing a site that will be open from 7 PM - 7 AM, when the temperatures get below freezing.

Pay raise coming to Fort Drum soldiers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWTI) — The Department of Defense has released its immediate and long-term economic plan for service members and their families. This includes a pay raise for servicemembers. According to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, this will increase by 4.6% and will take effect on January 1, 2023.

Athlete of the Week: Delaney Callahan

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - This week, we honor a soccer player from Watertown who got off to a fast start. Her Midas touch around the goal earning her this week’s title. Delaney Callahan is a super sophomore leading local players with 13 goals and 4 assists so far this season. Among her high games, 5 goals in a win over General Brown, 3 goals and 1 assist in a victory over Carthage, and 3 goals and 1 assist in a win over Beekmantown.