99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 16TH, 2008
POTSDAM PLANNERS BLASTED ON HOSPITAL ZONING--Members of the public lambasted the Potsdam Village Planning Board Thursday over a proposed set of code changes to allow Canton-Potsdam Hospital to expand with less Planning Board involvement. Comments ranged from giving the Hospital a blank check, to shutting out the public. Planners noted the entire process has room for public comment, in open session and in writing.
POLICE TO GATHER INFORMATION ON CANTON SEACOMM ROBBERY--Canton Police Chief Alan Mulkin says they will be in the East Main Street neighborhood from 5-7 this evening asking the public if they know anything about the armed robbery at Seacomm Federal Credit Union last Friday. 221-thousand, 500 dollars was lifted by an armed suspect who coralled staff into the vault.
BOGUS IDENTITY THEFT ALLEGATIONS BRING CHARGES, JAIL FOR GOUVERNEUR MAN--State Police say 26-year-old Francis Peets allegedly claimed he had his identity theft stolen to set up an account with National Grid for an apartment in Carthage, that he said he never lived in. Troopers say investigation revealed he set up the account himself, and owed 270 dollars. The scheme was set up in an alleged attempt to avoid paying the bill. Peets was arraigned and jailed on 3-thousand dollars cash bail or 10-thousand dollars bail bond.
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