Editorial — Score 1 for persistence: NNY communities are reapplying for state’s DRI program

Several communities in Northern New York are showing their persistence in breathing new life into their…

College football: Syracuse’s emerging offense faces toughest test in Purdue

SYRACUSE — Garrett Shrader and the surging Syracuse University football team appear poised for their most…

City installs a new fountain at Public Square in 1906

WATERTOWN — The Moses Eames Memorial Fountain was donated to the city in 1906 by Sarah…

Crystal Lake Regatta slated for this weekend

REDWOOD — The annual Crystal Lake Regatta is scheduled to take place this weekend, starting today,…

College football: Hall of Fame coach Talley comes back to St. Lawrence where it all began

CANTON — Until Friday night, the last time Andy Talley had seen a St. Lawrence University…

Editorial — Honoring a hero: Dexter bridge named for Police Chief Samuel A. Johnson Sr.

We are fortunate that seeing law enforcement agents killed in the line of duty is not…

Vicki Salemi: Getting back into the career world

Q: I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for years. I left a high-paying, high-profile job more than…

Motormouth: Avoid the temptation

Q: I religiously read your Sunday newspaper column right after Dilbert. I keep getting emails about…

Weekly geography quiz

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Leonard Pitts: Good luck getting a glass of water in Jackson

There is no water in Jackson, Mississippi. Not at this writing, at least. At this writing,…

High school football: Carthage handles rival Watertown in season opener

CARTHAGE — Josh Bigelow and his Carthage teammates opened the high school football season Friday night…

North country naturalist: Common chicory

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Sentiment prompts readers to cherish their worn-out books

Readers say their old books are more than objects: They are physical reminders of love. Your…

Nearly half of Gen Z and millennials feel bad about their finances after going online

Social media has long been lambasted for making users feel poorly about their accomplishments or lifestyles.…

Haunted by his father’s past, he turned to farming to grow a new legacy

WINTERS, Calif. — Craig McNamara had come prepared to talk about heavy things. He was, after…