Fit Kids February Webisodes
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
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 Fort Drum's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will be deployed this spring and summer to Afghanistan.
02/26/2015 02:56 PM
DC Non-Profit Trains Service Dogs for Wounded Warriors
New York City
A unique non-profit group based near the nation’s capital is helping to improve the lives of disabled military veterans. They do it by pairing wounded warriors with service dogs that have an extraordinary set of skills. 02:41 PM
Frigid Temperatures Create Structural Concerns Across the Region
Central NY
People know heavy snow can cause roofs to collapse, but the frigid temperatures can have their own damaging effects as well. Foundations can crack and shift, and doors can heave up. Iris St. Meran reports. 02:01 PM
NYS Gaming Board Meets, Releases Report on Reasoning Behind Recommendations
New York State
The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board releases a robust report, detailing its findings through the process of making recommendations for three upstate casinos last year. Geoff Redick has a complete review of the report, including what it could mean for one region lobbying for a second license. Updated 01:00 PM
Staying Active Can Help Children Struggling with Type 1 Diabetes
New York State
With daily distractions like video games and social media, there are many reasons it's even more challenging getting your kids out there and active but -- what if being fit is a matter of life or death? As we continue our coverage of Fit Kids February, Tanja Rekhi reports on one girl's struggle to overcome just that. 10:30 AM
WEBISODE: Fit Kids February Experts Give Tips for Staying Active, Taking Yoga
This week, TWC News' JoDee Kenney spoke with Michael Scidmore, a program coordinator for the YMCA, for tips on what parents can do to get kids to exercise and stay active. Jodee also spoke to Krista Spohr, who teaches yoga at 365 FIT, about how yoga can benefit your kids both physically and mentally.
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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
Debate Over Medical Marijuana Bill
New York State's use of medical marijuana is slated to begin in 2016, leaving supporters of the legislation pushing for care for patients who they say would benefit from the program, right now. Nick Reisman has more on the debate over the emergency medical marijuana bill at the Capitol. 02/13/2015 10:02 PM

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