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Clifford Westlake Jr.

Clifford Westlake Jr. March 9, 2015 WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Clifford Westlake Jr., 57, Watertown, passed away Friday, March, 6 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made at … Continue reading

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Wendell Brackett

Wendell Brackett February 15, 2015 WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Wendell Brackett, 78, of Watertown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Oswego Hospital, Oswego. Graveside services for Mr. Brackett will be held in Brookside Cemetery at a date and time to … Continue reading

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Fred J. Wagoner

Fred J. Wagoner October 2, 2014 WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Fred J. Wagoner, 52, of Mill Street , formerly of Alexandria Bay , died Sept. 30 at his home. Born Nov. 17, 1961, in Alexandria Bay , a son of the … Continue reading

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Alfred Durgan Jr.

Alfred Durgan Jr. September 14, 2014 WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Alfred Durgan Jr., 81, formerly of Turin, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, at Samaritan Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1933, the son of Alfred Durgan Sr. and Hazel Durgan, he attended Rome … Continue reading

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Verna A. Forkey

Verna A. Forkey August 24, 2014 WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Verna A. Forkey, 52, Maywood Terrace, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 23, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Among her survivors is her husband, … Continue reading

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WHA ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The WHA Staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and challenges all other housing agencies in Jefferson County to do the same. See the video on YouTube:

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Julie S. Bender

May 23, 2014 CLAYTON, N.Y.  —  Julie S. Bender, 55, of Watertown and formerly of Clayton, passed away Thursday, May 22. Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton. Burial … Continue reading

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Donna L. Freeman

Donna L. Freeman May 2, 2014 WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Donna L. Freeman, 76, of 142 Mechanic St., Watertown, passed May 1, at the Samaritan Medical Center. Born Nov. 29, 1937, in Watertown, a daughter of William and Pearl G. Cassidy Doney, … Continue reading

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What Home Means to Me – Programs – Housing America

“What Home Means to Me” Poster Contest As part of NAHRO’s Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children residing in affordable housing and community developments owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. Posters reflect the … Continue reading

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Watertown Housing Authority receives top HUD designation

The Watertown Housing Authority again has been named one of the nation’s best-run housing authorities, as it received the designation of a “High Performer” from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to an agency news release, the … Continue reading

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