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Denny’s closes in Watertown

WATERTOWN — Denny’s restaurant on Arsenal Street has closed — this time for good. Cheryl A. Mayforth, director of the Jefferson County Department of Employment and Training at The Workplace, got word about the closing on Tuesday night. She emailed the owner of the franchise, Feast American Diners of Murrieta, California, on Wednesday morning and… Keep Reading

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United Way of NNY funding aids adult literacy program

WATERTOWN — Literacy of Northern New York will receive a $12,900 grant from United Way of Northern New York for 2023. LNNY will use the grant to provide tutoring, case management and assessment services to adults in Jefferson County so they can achieve their educational, workplace and personal goals. With the help of United Way… Keep Reading

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Crow hazing continues Monday night in Watertown

WATERTOWN — Wildlife biologists will be back tonight and Tuesday night for a third time to try to remove flocks of crows that roost at night in the city. City officials strongly encourage residents to report crow sightings to Loomacres Wildlife Management at www.airportwildlife.com/crows.html. Loomacres receives real-time updates whenever its online reporting system receives a report,… Keep Reading

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Temporary homeless shelter may not be so temporary; over 20 people staying at former Dealmaker auto garage

WATERTOWN — Jefferson County’s first emergency shelter has proven popular, growing to host over 20 displaced and homeless people within the first five days of its opening. The impromptu shelter on Main Avenue, in the building that once housed Dealmaker Auto Group’s body shop, has heat, cots, running water and functioning bathrooms, more than what… Keep Reading

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