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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.


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

Whiteface Memorial Highway to Provide More Than Just a Great View

Essex County

Whiteface Memorial Highway to Provide More Than Just a Great View

Governer Cuomo joined state and local officials at Whiteface Mountains Veterans' Memorial Highway Tuesday for an update on construction. Matt Jarchow explains why when finished, the highway will provide more than just a view. Updated 08/26/2014 05:37 PM

Cost of College Puts Many Students Deep in Debt

St. Lawrence County

Cost of College Puts Many Students Deep in Debt

It's back to school in the North Country. But as each semester brings graduation closer, it also makes the cost of a diploma higher. The rising cost of college has the average student graduating thousands of dollars in debt. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains why both school officials and students say the degree is worth the debt. Updated 08/26/2014 09:23 AM

DPAO Concert Series Finds a New Formula for Success

Watertown

DPAO Concert Series Finds a New Formula for Success

A Watertown organization that helps families and people with developmental disabilities said its annual Summer Concert Series was, for the first time in a long-time, a major success. Reporter Brian Dywer has the story. Updated 08/25/2014 08:15 PM

Afghanistan Series: Fort Drum Says Goodbye to 3rd Brigade

Watertown

Afghanistan Series: Fort Drum Says Goodbye to 3rd Brigade

Maybe the best way to describe the past year for Fort Drum's 3rd Brigade Combat Team is bittersweet. It's last deployment: a successful one that saw soldiers help move Afghanistan forward. But as soon as soldiers returned, the Army eliminated the brigade. Reporter Brian Dwyer focuses on the decade-long history on Fort Drum. Updated 08/24/2014 11:00 AM

Public Health Creating Medical Reserve Corps in St. Lawrence Co.

St. Lawrence County

Public Health Creating Medical Reserve Corps in St. Lawrence Co.

St. Lawrence County's public health department is establishing a medical reserve corps, to respond in case of a large-scale emergency. Matt Jarchow explains why the group is being put together and how it will work. 08/22/2014 04:15 PM

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