- With just hours to spare , city crews will erect the Menorah on Public Square at 9 AM Friday.
The array of lights is used in the celebration of Hanukkah which begins at sundown Friday.
The Menorah will return to its past location at the far east end of the Square after the previous aluminum structure located near the manger scene was destroyed by vandals on Thanksgiving night.
Rabbi Roth of Watertown is inviting people to join him Sunday at 4:30 for the lighting of the third candle. Rabbi Roth says solidarity and tolerance are needed following the destruction of this symbol of Judaism.
-After a slow start winter got some gusto today with whiteouts and cars off the road.
The bands of lake effect snow will hopefully settle in to the south of Watertown, but large accumulations in some areas are possible.
-Christmas parties in full swing....Attended the Bernier Carr party Thursday at the BRVC....Lots of toys collected....Friday is the company party for the radio station....And next week....lots of them...
-County Legislator Barry Ormsby says the GOP has been doing polling the past week or so to see if he is a viable candidate to oppose Sen. Darrel Aubertine. Ormsby and St. Lawrence County Clerk Patty Ritchie are thought to be the most likely Republican hopefuls although neither has committed to running.