St. Lawrence County A real estate magazine zeros in on three North Country communities as hot spots to live and work. Massena, Ogdensburg and Plattsburgh made the their list "Top U.S. Micropolitan Areas." Caitlin Landers spoke with officials in Massena who can use lists like this to rebound from loss of business over the years. 03/05/2015 08:30 PM
In the North Country, it's been one of the craziest winters in a long time. It started with a green Christmas and then a major snow storm in January. February was the coldest it's ever been in Watertown. As Brian Dwyer explains, the extreme conditions have taken a toll on those who earn a living from people enjoying the outdoors.
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Potsdam Mayor Steven Yurgartis said a part-time judge and two full-time clerks will lose their jobs as part of the move.
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Cortland, Onondaga Closer to Agreement on Incinerating Garbage Proposal
Cortland
There is still much debate over the partnership between Cortland and Onondaga counties that would allow Cortland County to use Onondaga's incinerator, and then have the ash stored in a Cortland County landfille. But, at a Thursday evening meeting, many residents at the meeting expressed concern about chemicals produced from incineration. 10:14 AM
Syracuse University NCAA Investigation: Boeheim Suspended 9 Games, Team to Lose Scholarships
Syracuse
The NCAA released its long-awaited report at noon Friday into infractions committed by the basketball program. The team first self-report violations in 2007. 09:24 AM
Syracuse School Budget Calls for No Layoffs
Syracuse
Administrators said they are pleased they did not have to cut any positions, and point to 70 staffing positions that would be added under the plan, but some residents are still concerned about safety issues in district classrooms. 09:00 AM
DeFrancisco: Cuomo Needs to Compromise on Education, Ethics Demands
Syracuse
State Sen. John DeFrancisco has some strong words for Gov. Andrew Cuomo about a possible state government shutdown over disputes in areas of ethics and education. DeFrancisco is still holding out hope that Cuomo will get to the state budget deadline and reach some compromises. 08:43 AM
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This month's Healthy Living special focuses on food -- from what we put into our bodies and our children's bodies, to reading nutrition labels. Plus, we touch on the latest medical advancements.
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Nick Hillary's Lawyer Asks for Surveillance Video from Day of Boy's Death
Canton
Nick Hillary and his lawyer were back in court Tuesday morning to request video surveillance from the day of Garrett Phillips' death. Caitlin Landers has more on a piece of video the defense said they need to give a proper defense. 03/03/2015 08:45 PM
Potsdam Village Officials Consider Dissolving Village Court
St. Lawrence County
Arguments are usually heard inside a courtroom. Rarely is the court itself up for debate. But, that's the case in the village of Potsdam, where officials are talking about possibly dissolving the village court. As Caitlin Landers explains, just like in a trial, there are two sides to this story. 03/02/2015 09:00 PM
Cold, Snow Set Records in February
Syracuse
Researchers documented record temperatures and historic snowfall in Central New York in February. 03/02/2015 03:21 PM
As Loonie Drops, North Country Businesses Give Discount to Buyers with Canadian Dollar
Watertown
At one time, the US dollar had lost so much value that the Canadian dollar, the Loonie, became worth more. But the American dollar is getting stronger and the Loonie is taking a nose dive -- hurting North Country tourism. As Brian Dwyer reports, some businesses are getting creative. 02/27/2015 04:27 PM
Students Celebrate 100th Day of Class by Making A Big Donation
Watertown
Students at North Elementary School in Watertown celebrated their 100th day of class by making a donation to the local Urban Mission Food Pantry. 02/26/2015 10:00 PM
Running with the Mighty Milers Makes Staying Active Fun
Watertown
If there's one thing we've learned this month about keeping kids interested in physical fitness, it's that you have to make it fun. Rewarding the kids for their hard work doesn't hurt either. As Brian Dwyer reports, a statewide running program has taken hold in Watertown and the kids absolutely love it. 02/26/2015 04:55 PM
Members of 2nd Brigade Combat Team Deploying to Afghanistan
Fort Drum
Members of Fort Drum's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will be deployed this spring and summer to Afghanistan. 02/26/2015 02:56 PM
Syracuse Downs Notre Dame in South Bend
Midwest
The Syracuse men's basketball team defeated another ranked team, taking down No. 9 Notre Dame on the road Tuesday night by a score of 65-60. 02/24/2015 10:01 PM
Frequent Traffic Jams Frustrating Drivers
Central NY
It has become an all too familiar story in the last few weeks: traffic backed up on major roadways due to an accident. Iris St. Meran takes a look at the backup from the perspective of the driver as well as the first responders who are working to ensure everyone's safety. 02/24/2015 07:45 PM
Record Setting Cold Temperatures Cause Bursting Pipes in Watertown
Watertown
With record cold temperatures continuing in Watertown, water lines are bursting all over the city. 02/24/2015 10:36 AM
Akwesasne, North Country Chambers Sign Partnership Agreement
Franklin County
Officials from the Akwesasne Chamber of Commerce and the North Country Chamber of Commerce signed a partnership agreement on Monday. 02/23/2015 05:20 PM
Body of Missing Snowmobiler Found
Franklin County
The body of Kirk Ransom was found in the St. Lawrence River after a snowmobiling accident last week. 02/23/2015 05:07 PM
Mother Nature Stalls Maple Syrup Season
Onondaga County
Record cold temperatures and the never-ending snowfall isn't what Central New York maple syrup producers were hoping for this time of year. In fact, thanks to mother nature, their sugaring season will be delayed. Our Alexa Green tells us, just because it will be off to a late start, doesn't necessarily mean it will be bad for business. 02/22/2015 04:53 PM
As Olympics Outgrow Places Like Lake Placid, 'Miracle' Celebrated
Thousands of hockey fans have came together in Lake Placid to celebrate the Miracle on Ice. Sunday marks the 35th anniversary of Team USA's upset victory of the Soviet Union. Brian Dwyer was there for the weekend festivities. 02/22/2015 02:00 PM
Boy From St. Lawrence County Found Safe After He Was Missing for Nearly 24 Hours
St. Lawrence County
According to police, Harris Smith, who is from Cranberry Lake, was found around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said the boy left his house with his dog on Saturday morning. Updated 02/22/2015 11:40 AM
Team Gathers For 35th Anniversary Of The Miracle On Ice
Thousands of hockey fans came together in Lake Placid to celebrate the Miracle on Ice. Our Brian Dwyer spoke to fans and team members, who are all thrilled to be back in the village where they made history. 02/21/2015 11:52 PM
Saint Lawrence County Specialized Healthcare May Change With New Facility Construction
St. Lawrence County
When you need medical care, the last thing you want to deal with is a trip of more than 100 miles to get it. But that's the reality for Saint Lawrence County residents needing certain types of treatment. As Caitlin Landers explains, a new project aims to change that. 02/20/2015 07:00 PM
New Technology Could Preserve Ogdensburg Bridge For Future
St. Lawrence County
The Ogdensburg Bridge has connected the North Country to Canada for more than 50 years but through the decades, the important link has started to show its wear and tear. A partnership between the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority and Clarkson University is vital to maintaining this bridge for the future. 02/19/2015 10:00 PM
Cuomo Calls Tug Hill Snowmobile Trails a Hidden Treasure
Lewis County
New York State has some 10,300 miles of snowmobile trails. That's more than Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Michigan combined. But many of those trails and their scenic views are hidden gems. That's why, as Brian Dwyer reports, New York is giving out-of-staters a chance to try them out for free. 02/19/2015 06:41 PM
Independent Living Centers Fight For More Funding
Watertown
A state funded program that helps people with disabilities says it's in desperate need of something the state hasn't given it in over a decade, an increase in funding. Independent Living Centers across New York State have gotten by for some time on flat funding, but tell Brian Dwyer they can't keep doing it. 02/18/2015 06:15 PM

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