99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 2/13/09
PRECIPITATION RECORD BROKEN--Potsdam weather observer Rick O'hanlon says 88-hundredths of an inch of liquid equivalent precipitation fell yesterday, a mix of rain and wet snow. The record was 67-hundredths of an inch set in 1967.
POTSDAM PAIR ARRESTED ON MORE BURGLARY-RELATED COUNTS--Sheriff's Detectives arrested 19-year-old Jessica Shober and 19-year-old Joshua Foley Thursday on felony counts alleging they broke into the Glazier Meat Packing plant on Route 11 February 2nd, got into a safe and made off with about 2-thousand dollars. They were arraigned and jailed on 25-hundred dollars cash bail or 5-thousand dollars bail bond. The pair was arrested last Friday by Village Police on similar charges for a series of office and business break-ins in the village. Possession of a hypodermic instrument was included in last week's charges.
PAPERWORK REDUCTION PROPOSAL LOOKS PROMISING, SCHOOL SUPER SAYS--Parishville-Hopkinton Superintendent Tom Burns told the Board of Education last week a desire to reduce the number of state-mandated reports and filings bodes well for local schools, a cost-cutting measure bodes well for local schools as administrators would spend more time dealing with local issues.
HEUVELTON TEEN TO RACE IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP--Bryan Green, 13 is set to race in Florida next week in the National Mod-Lite Championships. Mod-Lite cars are powered by motrorcycle engines with special transmissions. Green is the number-one ranked Mod-Lite racer in the USA at present.
Jack Simmons--81--Dekalb Junction. Services 3pm Sunday at Allen-Denesha Funeral Home in Dekalb Junction.