Black River http://wrvo.org en State of emergency in six counties due to weeklong flooding http://wrvo.org/post/state-emergency-six-counties-due-weeklong-flooding <p></p><p>Most North Country rivers and streams appear to be cresting or starting to recede after days of rising water.&nbsp;</p><p>A combination of rain and melting snow caused several rivers and creeks to flood in upstate New York, particularly in the North Country and Mohawk Valley. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency for six New York counties this week due to flooding -- including Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:59 +0000 WRVO News 54422 at http://wrvo.org State of emergency in six counties due to weeklong flooding Watertown scares away nuisance crows http://wrvo.org/post/watertown-scares-away-nuisance-crows <p>It's an eerie sight – every winter, around dusk each night, a flock of between 20,000 and 30,000 crows gathers in the trees around the Black River in Watertown. They can be a neat sight against the white winter landscape, but the city wants them gone. That's because they squawk and poop and generally annoy a lot of city residents. The city has hired a wildlife management company to disperse the birds.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 31810 at http://wrvo.org Watertown scares away nuisance crows