North Country 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 at North Elementary School in Watertown celebrated their 100th day of class by making a donation to the local Urban Mission Food Pantry.
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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
Anticipation Builds For Purim, Families and Organizations Prep
Broome County
Purim begins Wednesday evening and many families and organizations throughout the world are hard at work preparing for annual traditions. Emily Lorsch shares why many consider this one of the most joyous holidays. 03/01/2015 07:00 PM
March Meatball Madness Draws Hundreds to Utica
It has nothing to do with college basketball, but it can still draw a crowd. Hundreds gathered for the 6th annual "March Meatball Madness" to pick the best meatballs in Utica. Alana LaFlore explains how the competition helps the community. 03/01/2015 05:47 PM
Hundreds Brave the Shave for St. Baldrick's Foundation
It's become one of the largest fundraising events for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, in the world. Hundreds walked into Kitty Hoynes Sunday looking one way, and walked out with a lot less on the top and sides. Alexa Green spoke to those who participated to find out why they chose to brave the shave. 03/01/2015 05:31 PM
Syracuse Police Investigate Shots Fired Incident at Local Bar
Officials say around 2 a.m. Sunday morning an altercation took place outside Rosie O'Grady's Sports Bar on West Genesee Street. 03/01/2015 01:49 PM
Healthy Living Special: All About Food
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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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
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
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
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
Akwesasne Man Killed in Snowmobiling Accident
Franklin County
Brandon Sweeting died in a snowmobiling accident on Sunday, according to his obituary. 02/17/2015 03:29 PM
Dancin' in the Freezing Cold
Watertown is no stranger to record breaking cold this winter. Twice already it's been the coldest spot in the contiguous 48 states. Monday was almost the third time, but at 34 below it came up one degree short. As Brian Dwyer reports, as frustration sets in for many, one man is doing his best to help people smile. 02/16/2015 07:15 PM
Wind Chills at Whiteface Mountain Peak Reach -110
Using Data from the University of Albany, The Wild Center in Tupper Lake said wind chills at the top of Whiteface Mountain reached -110 Sunday night. (Photo: 02/16/2015 02:30 PM
Cold Weather Records Broken, Tied Across NYS
New York State
According to the National Weather Service, Watertown reached the coldest temperature in the country today -34 degrees! 02/16/2015 08:38 AM
Final Day to Sign Up for Health Coverage
New York State
The New York State of Health open enrollment deadline is Sunday. 02/15/2015 02:37 PM
Simple Saliva Test Could Diagnose Autism in the Future
St. Lawrence County
Researchers are using something unique to test for Autism. They say saliva could help with early diagnosis. Caitlin Landers explains the process. 02/14/2015 04:21 PM

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