99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY, 1/28/09..WINTER STORM WARNING, UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW BY TOMORROW MORNING
FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT SAYS YEAR WILL BE TOUGH ON DAIRY--Jon Greenwood, President of the St. Lawrence County Farm Bureau says declining markets for milk and huge price drops will result in farms going out of business, no doubt.
FUND BALANCE WILL NOT BE EMPTIED TO REDUCE POTSDAM SCHOOL TAX LEVY--Board Members had a discussion on where funds will come from to balance the budget, as it faces a 685-thousand dollar state aid loss. Board Member Mary Ashley-Carroll said last night the fund balance is 1.2 million dollars, while the budget shortfall is estimated to be 1.3.
POTSDAM SCHOOL PRINCIPALS REJECT CONTRACT OFFER--The Administrative bargaining unit turned down an offer of a 3-year deal with a 3-percent salary hike the first year, and 2.25 percent the following two years; a 50-percent Medicaid contribution after retirement, and cost-cutting health insurance riders. The talks are now at impasse and will see arbitration.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....NATIVE AMERICANS WIN COURT VICTORY ON SMOKE TAX...SEX OFFENDER PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO RELATIONS WITH TEEN BOY...AND MORE.....
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