National Grid employee locates missing woman in Adams
A missing woman in Adams has been found safe and well, according to police. She had been missing for five days before she was located by a National Grid employee who was working in the area where she was last seen.
Watertown Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Watertown reported a total of 74 crime cases, with the most common being of the 'Other' category, accounting for 22 cases. These 'Other' cases included instances of traffic violations and suicidal persons. The second most common crime was 'Domestic Related' with 13 reported cases, followed by 'Theft' with 12 cases. 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Trespass' were also significant, with 10 and 9 cases respectively. More severe crimes such as 'Assault', 'Arrest', 'Burglary', and 'Disturbance' were less frequent, with 'Assault' and 'Arrest' both reporting 2 cases each, 'Burglary' also with 2 cases, and 'Disturbance' with only 1 case. This data provides a concerning insight into the safety of the place, with a noticeable occurrence of crimes related to domestic situations and theft. The presence of suicidal persons within the 'Other' category also indicates a need for increased mental health resources within the community.
Fire destroys auto repair garage, owner plans to rebuild
TOWN OF WATSON, New York (WWNY) - The owner of a Lewis County auto repair garage plans to rebuild his business after it went up in flames over the weekend. Fire destroyed S&M Auto Sales at 7202 Chases Lake Road in the town of Watson on Sunday. Owner Steven Blow...
First-time team gets ready for Saturday's chili cook-off
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - When you ask Bruce Cegler and Janice Healey what their favorite part of chili is, they’ll tell you it’s the beans. The two will be helping make a lot of it with the team from The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence. They’re preparing for the organization’s first appearance in the 25th Annual North Country Chili Cook-Off.
Moose Snowmobile Trail Reports for Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Unfortunately, it seems as if the North Country region is on the verge of yet another dramatic swing in temperatures. Sled traffic has reportedly been heavy since the last batch of snowfall, especially over this past weekend. There are some reports that certain trail systems have begun thinning down. Some...
Local Glenfield Resident Arrested on Serious Child Assault Charges
Dylan C. Hoch Sr., a 24-year-old man from Glenfield, NY, was arrested by the State Police in Lowville on February 15, 2024. He faces charges of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, an A-2 felony, and Endangering The Welfare of a Child, an A-misdemeanor.
Kittens in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Watertown, NY?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to watertown..
North Country Spouses’ Club hosts carnival-style event on March 22
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) – The North Country Spouses’ Club is hosting a carnival-style event for its annual spring fundraiser on Friday March 22, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Zero Dock Street in Carthage. The North Country Spouses’ Club invite local community members to attend the North Country Carnival; Tickets are $30 for […]
Watertown asks residents to report crow sightings ahead of Feb. 22
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – The City of Watertown is strongly urging residents to report crow sightings to Loomacres Wildlife Management. If you have recently spotted crows roosting in your neighborhood — particularly at dusk or the early evening hours – you are asked to share this information. Your reports will help disburse the nuisance crow […]
Rain likely tomorrow
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) -Low pressure will increase the clouds and the risk for rain. Expect mainly cloudy skies tonight with lows in the 30′s. Tomorrow will be cloudy with the chance for showers. Expect highs in the lower 40′s. Rain and snow are likely on Friday. Early...
Fort Drum Medical Commander continuing her family’s legacy of service
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) — She has military service in her blood. Colonel Buchner is the youngest of eight children, who were all raised in New York City. Out of the eight, six of the Buchners joined the military, including Colonel Buchner. She enlisted in the Army in 1998 and was commissioned as an Army […]
Watertown's FynePr1nt Williams rewriting hip hop music
Watertown's FynePr1nt Williams rewriting hip hop music.
Morning Checkup: One Night, One Diamond
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - It’s still called One Night, One Diamond, but there will be three diamonds, not just one. Andrea Roden chairs the event for Samaritan. She says that the last diamond is the one you want to stick around for. Watch the video for her interview...
Jefferson County explores funding shelters for homeless people
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Lawmakers are looking to move some money to help secure shelters for homeless people in Jefferson County. Tuesday night, the county legislature’s health and human services committee passed a resolution to allocate $820,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds toward keeping people off the street. Director of Housing Jillian Redder says the money has not been officially moved, but if it is, it will fund a two-fold project.
Ag Weekly: Meet the Lehmans of Riveredge Dairy; 4 generations & counting
CASTORLAND, New York (WWNY) - In 1923, the Riveredge Dairy in Castorland was purchased by Emmanuel and Christina Lehman. A hundred years and four generations later, it’s still in the family. “We got the Farm Century Award,” fourth-generation owner Curtis Lehman said. “It’s kind of neat to be able...
Watertown Urban Mission accepting household items for New Beginnings program
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – The Watertown Urban Mission is looking for household items for its New Beginnings program. The Urban Mission is looking for items such as furniture, pots/pans, dishware, silverware, kitchen appliances, cleaning supplies and hygiene products. These things will help people starting over or starting anew. All donations will go directly directly to […]
Jefferson County Dog Control to host spring rabies clinics
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – Jefferson County Dog Control will host four spring rabies vaccination clinics for pets at 21897 County Rd 190. The four clinics will each be on Thursday in April through June. The dates are March 21, April 18, May 16 and June 20. A donation of $10 per pet is suggested to […]
#HeyJB Asks: Will there ever be justice for Gabby Petito?
WFLA Now's JB Biunno and WFLA Senior Investigator Walt Buteau discuss Joe Petito's comments that there will never be justice for Gabby Petito.
Salmon Run Mall hosts Baby Steps 4 Life Walk on March 2
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Northern New York has announced the upcoming Baby Steps 4 Life Walk, hosted by Salmon Run Mall, this event will take place on Saturday, March 2, starting at 9 a.m. with the sign in being at the Main Mall entrance between Best Buy and Planet Fitness. […]
Lewis County to host 'Totality on the Tug' during April's solar eclipse
LOWVILLE, New York (WWNY) - Lowville is in the path of totality for April’s solar eclipse, and several Lewis County organizations are aiming to capitalize on that with an event known as “totality on the Tug”. These days you’ll find kids carving their way across ice at...