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WATERTOWN/NORTH COUNTRY

This section displays all of the Watertown and North Country news articles published in the past 7 days.


Music Festival Gives Back to the Community

Lewis County

Music Festival Gives Back to the Community

Thousands of fans camped out for the 15th Annual Moe.Down Music Festival Turin this weekend. The band Moe. headlined the three day concert. It was an opportunity for fans to enjoy their favorite jam bands while giving back to charity. Reporter Alana LaFlore explains how the children in the community will benefit from the festival all year. 08/31/2014 06:55 PM

Businesses in North Country River Communities Assess Summer Tourism

Watertown

Businesses in North Country River Communities Assess Summer Tourism

Businesses in the Thousand Islands region are beginning to assess how they performed this summer now that the tourism season is winding down. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault shares their thoughts on this year's foot traffic in addition to their hope for more busy weekends over the next month. 08/31/2014 05:56 PM

Film Students Highlight North Country's Singer Castle

St. Lawrence County

Film Students Highlight North Country's Singer Castle

If you've never been to Singer Castle on Dark Island, up in the 1000 Islands, it's often described as being straight out of a movie. But actually, movies come to it, TV shows too. This past week, students from Columbia's famous film school were at the castle to shoot their thesis movie and as Brian Dwyer reports, the castle was the perfect setting. Updated 08/31/2014 03:17 PM

Restoration of Sackets Harbor Church Helps Keep History Alive

Watertown

Restoration of Sackets Harbor Church Helps Keep History Alive

After eight long years, the restoration of a more than century old church in the Village of Sackets Harbor is complete. The community celebrated Christ Church of Sackets Harbor's rebirth Saturday. Elizabeth Jeneault reports. 08/30/2014 07:22 PM

Fight for the House: Elise Stefanik Uses Energy, Ambition in Race for Congress

North Country

Fight for the House: Elise Stefanik Uses Energy, Ambition in Race for Congress

Elise Stefanik has spent nearly all of her adult life as a Washington-insider, but now, at 30 years old, she is playing the role of outsider, as she tries to win a hotly-contested race to represent the North Country in Congress. Washington Bureau reporter Michael Scotto has the story in part five of his series "Fight for the House. 08/30/2014 10:33 AM

Local Farmers Turning to New Kind of Market

Franklin County

Local Farmers Turning to New Kind of Market

A growing number of farmers and customers are finding a new way of getting fresh food to dinner table. Community Supported Agriculture programs are expanding across the North Country. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains how one farm and customer base are both seeing its advantages. 08/29/2014 04:25 PM

Massena Turns to Consultant to Aid Hospital Decision

Massena

Massena Turns to Consultant to Aid Hospital Decision

Its a vital service in the North Country, and now Massena is getting a new set of eyes to look at one hospital's financial woes. A national consultant is being brought in to help solve Massena Memorial Hospital's financial woes. Matt Jarchow reports. 08/28/2014 06:27 PM

Worker Falls to His Death at Gouverneur Quarry

Gouverneur

Worker Falls to His Death at Gouverneur Quarry

A worker at Gardenscape Quarry in Gouverneur was killed earlier this week after falling to his death. State Police say the accident wasn't discovered until the next day during a shift change. 08/28/2014 10:57 AM

Historic Landmark in Clayton Continues to Undergo Renovation

Watertown

Historic Landmark in Clayton Continues to Undergo Renovation

A historic inn that opened its doors more than 130 years ago in Clayton will soon have new life as it's currently undergoing renovation. Elizabeth Jeneault shares why the landmark's new owners believe it's so important to restore it. 08/27/2014 05:32 PM

Schools, Coaches Working to Make Football Safer for Kids

Cross Regional

Schools, Coaches Working to Make Football Safer for Kids

According to the CDC, more kids get concussions on the gridiron than in any other recreational arena. Katie Gibas shares what one Central New York school is doing to try to cut down on concussions in youth football. 08/27/2014 03:01 PM

Elise Stefanik Details Social Security Plans and Beliefs

Watertown

Elise Stefanik Details Social Security Plans and Beliefs

It's said the proof is in the details. But Monday at a press event in Glens Falls, North Country Congressional Candidate Elise Stefanik was touting her position on Social Security and Medicare when she walked away from reporters after being asked for details. Brian Dwyer reports. 08/26/2014 08:13 PM

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