99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 2/6/09
SUNY FACULTY UNION PRESIDENT IN POTSDAM THURSDAY--Dr. Phillip Smith, President of United University Professions, told an audience of union membership on campus yesterday higher education will playa key role in economic recovery, retraining people who lose their jobs. The comment was made as part of an overall protest of budget cuts and pay hike eliminations.
CORNING:15 JOBS LOST IN CANTON--The glass manufacturer announced the job cuts yesterday, as a result of meetings Wednesday. Losses in the semiconductor industry are stated as the primary reason for the cuts.
FIVE COUNTS FOR POTSDAM MAN ALLEGING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE--23-year-old Adam Ortiz was picked up in Village Court yesterday, while he was appearing on unrelated charges. Ortiz allegedly broke a telephone to keep the female victim from calling police and was at her residence twice in violation of a protection order. He was charged with three counts of contempt, as the victim was at court with him. Ortiz was arraigned and jailed on 2-thousand dollars bail.
POINTS, POINTS, AND MORE POINTS NEEDED FOR POTSDAM ANIMAL SHELTER IN MAKEOVER CONTEST--Board members of the Shelter said Monday the deadline for people to register and participate on zootoo.com so the shelter can get points for a million-dollar makeover contest is March 13th. Potsdamneeds to get into the top 20 by that time to get a visit from the web site's team and potentially make into the top 10. The winner is announced in May.
Jane Burke--97--Waddington. Services 10am Tuesday at St. Mary's Church in Waddington; calling hours at Phillips Memorial Home in Waddington Monday 7-9pm.