Five Things Friday event calendar – Aug. 26

Happy Friday! Enjoy the weekend! Benefits Friday / Alexandria Bay Friday / Wellesley Island Saturday / Dexter Sunday / … [Continue Reading]

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Local Potsdam artist wins national painting award

Growing up, local watercolor artist Michiko Taylor never thought painting would consume all of her time. … [Continue Reading]

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Michiko Taylor, Parishville, works on a watercolor painting Friday at TAUNY in Canton. She won the Ben Emerson Memorial “Eye for Color” award in the 2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors for her painting titled “Dragon Fly.” Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Army veteran reconnects with son following Watertown Daily Times article

Disabled Army veteran Richard L. Hirschel made contact with a son he hasn’t seen or talked to in 15 years after a story about him was published in the … [Continue Reading]

Disabled veteran Richard Hirschel, who served in the Army during the 1990s, at home in Macomb. Photo by Elizabeth Lewis, Watertown Daily Times.

Jefferson County SPCA takes in Texas dogs originally headed for high kill shelters

After approximately 1,500 miles on the road, there’s a new chance at life in the north country for dogs like Brutus the shepherd mix, Vega the Heeler a … [Continue Reading]

Princess is one of 15 dogs saved from a kill shelter in Texas by the Jefferson County SPCA. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Watertown officials to discuss Thompson Park pool

Leman R. Backus Jr., 76, remembers swimming at the Thompson Park pool with his eight siblings when he was a child more than 60 years ago. … [Continue Reading]

Children splash around at the Steve D. Alteri Municipal Swimming Pool. Photo by Amanda Morrison.

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Canton couple adds $5,000 to Frederic Remington Art Museum Fund

A Canton couple has made a generous donation to the Frederic Remington Art Museum Fund, which was established in 2014 to help ensure the museum’s l … [Read More...]

Five Things Friday event calendar – Aug. 26

Happy Friday! Enjoy the weekend! Benefits Friday / Alexandria Bay Friday / Wellesley Island Saturday / Dexter Sunday / … [Read More...]