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Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of watertown, NY Need You!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around watertown.
Dec. 3: Breakfast Buffet
American Legion Post 61 is hosting a Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, December 3 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. American Legion Post 61138 Sterling StreetWatertown, NY 13601 The Breakfast Buffet will be $10 each and is open to the public.
Watertown's Morning Glory: The 3 Breakfast & Brunch Spots You Need to Try
In this article, we will be exploring three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Watertown. Have you had the chance to experience any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
USDA: stop eating Thanksgiving leftovers unless you froze them
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Still eating your Thanksgiving leftovers? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, you shouldn’t. The USDA says you should consume or freeze your Thanksgiving leftovers within four days. That means Monday was the last day you could safely eat leftovers. The USDA recommends if...
Jingle All the Way: Experience the Magic at Watertown's Spectacular Christmas Parade and Laser Light Show!
Location: Washington Street, from Winslow Street to Stone Street. Hey everyone! I know it's only August, but I've got some exciting news to get you into the holiday spirit. The City of Watertown is hosting its annual Christmas parade on Friday, December 1 at 6 p.m.
Tibbetts Point Lighthouse: A Beacon of Maritime Heritage and Community Pride
Perched on the edge where Lake Ontario meets the St. Lawrence River, Tibbetts Point Lighthouse has been a beacon of maritime heritage since its original construction in 1827. Donated by Capt. John Tibbetts and rebuilt in 1854, this historical structure has long guided sailors through treacherous waters with its still-operational original Fresnel lens, a rare and valuable piece of navigational history. Today, the lighthouse stands as a symbol of the rich tapestry of local history and dedication to preservation by the community of Brownville.
Exploring the Multifaceted Allure of the Beaver River
The Beaver River, flowing through the heart of America's diverse landscapes, offers a sanctuary for nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike. Known for its tranquil waterways and scenic waterfalls, the river is a prime location for a variety of outdoor activities. Anglers find solace in its bountiful fishing opportunities, while kayakers and canoeists enjoy the peaceful yet dynamic waters. The river's cascading falls not only captivate the eyes but also echo the enduring charm of this natural wonder, creating a bond between the river and its admirers.
Send It To 7 Pics of the Week: Beaver Moon, holiday lights & festive doggos
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Did you happen to notice an especially full moon earlier this week? It was a full Beaver Moon. Sharon Dafoe saw it in Richville and Dolly Luck in Clayton, as well. Christmas lights are going up around the north country, including at Jim’s house in...
Check out ‘Winter Wonderlights’ at Zoo New York
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Despite its financial woes, Zoo New York in Watertown’s Thompson Park is once again hosting its holiday lights show. Interim executive director Mark Irwin said the Winter Wonderlights event is a good chance for people to support the zoo. Watch the video for his...
Le Ray Mansion: A Storied Blend of Architecture and History at Fort Drum
Nestled within the Fort Drum Military Reservation stands a testament to America's rich historical heritage: the Le Ray Mansion. Built in 1826 as the residence of James Le Ray, the son of Jacques Donatien Le Ray de Chaumont, often celebrated as the French 'Father of the American Revolution,' this historic landmark is a symbol of the enduring Franco-American ties of its time. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the mansion is an architectural marvel, showcasing a unique blend of Federal and Greek Revival styles, reflecting the design preferences of the early 19th century.
Santa returns to Salmon Run Mall on Dec. 1
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – Santa is back at the Salmon Run Mall located near the Billy Beez end of the mall starting Friday, December 1 at 11 a.m. until Sunday, December 24 at 4 p.m.; a few hours before he delivers presents. You can get photos with Santa courtesy of Cherry Hill Programs; you can […]
Nov. 30: National Mason Jar Day
(WWTI) – If you’re doing some canning around this time of year, you’ll be happy for this holiday. Today is National Mason Jar Day. Mason jars were originally used to preserve fruits and vegetables. Mason jars were first invented by John Landis Mason in 1858 with a unique screw top making canning safer and easier. […]
Zoo New York has large community support according to survey
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – A recent survey says that Jefferson County residents want Zoo New York at Thompson Park to remain part of the community. A new survey by the Center for Community Studies at Jefferson Community College said that 90-percent of residents want to keep the zoo open even with more government support instead […]
Here’s what’s happening at the Clayton Opera House
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - The holiday season is in full swing at the Clayton Opera House. Executive director Julie Garnsey stopped by to fill us in. Watch the video above for her interview on 7 News This Morning. There’s a Polar Express movie event on Friday, December 1. Bring...
Your Turn: feedback on house rehab, Dunn Hall & Black Friday shopping
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A year after Watertown announced it was seeking developers to restore rundown houses, the first home is on the market. The developer bought the house for $5,000. It’s now listed for $187,000:. Sure is a nice improvement and puts the house back on the...
Ag Weekly: Would you say ‘yes’ to a lab-grown diamond?
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Dazzling diamonds of all shapes, sizes, cuts, and carats flash in the display cases at Kimberly-Scott Creations in Watertown. Normally, a diamond like this one would take between 1 billion and 3 billion years to form in nature. But this is not an earth-grown diamond. It’s lab grown.
Jefferson CC to host Fall Art Show today
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – Jefferson Community College will be hosting its fall art show at noon on Wednesday, November 29 in the Student Lounge of the McVean Student Center. The show will celebrate the creativity and artistic expression, showcasing the diverse talents of our students. The exhibition is a vibrant kaleidoscope of artistic mediums, including […]
Dec. 16 & 17: ONNY Holiday In Brass Concert
The Orchestra of Northern New York is celebrating the holidays with a concert at SUNY Potsdam’s Hosmer Hall on Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. and the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown on Sunday, December 17 at 3 p.m. SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music Hosmer Hall Potsdam, NY 13676 First Presbyterian Church in Watertown […]
7 News asks lawmakers how they’d vote on county money for zoo
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - If Jefferson County lawmakers had to vote today on giving Zoo New York more county money, would they vote yes or no?. 7 News reached out to all 15 legislators to find out their answer. Twelve responded and 11 said no. The reasons they gave...
Juried Art Show Winners
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) North Country Arts Council would like to thank all of the artists, guests, volunteers, sponsors and supporters who helped make the opening of the 75th Annual Juried Fall Art Show a night to remember. The work from all of the participating artists was fantastic, we had an interactive demo with Square Ideas and paid tribute to three influential North Country Artists - Will Salisbury, Greg Lago and David Simmons.