99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY, 2/24/09
SUNY POTSDAM PRESIDENT GETS RAISE--Dr. John Schwaller is reportedly one of five SUNY college presidents to accept a pay hike this year, despite deep budget cuts and more on the horizon. The $8600 pay increase brings Schwaller's salary to $193,600; according to the Courier-Observer.
NORWOOD KITTEN KILLER GETS TIME SERVED, PROBATION--Jonothon Black, 26; who pled guilty in January to aggravated animal cruelty for killing one of three kittens he terrorized during a domestic incident last year, received 5 years probation at sentencing in St. Lawrence County Court. Time served was based on the fact Black was jailed from last October to early this year.
COLLINS GIVES BUILDING PROJECT UPDATE--Clarkson University President Dr. Tony Collins told an on-campus audience last week fourth floors will be added to campus buildings to allow a connection between residential life and academic areas. Collins says in terms of environmental awareness, all projects from now on will be seeking LEED "Silver" status.
HEAD-ON COLLISION IN STOCKHOM INJURES BOTH DRIVERS--Sheriff's Deputies say an SUV driven by 17-year-old Amanda Oney crossed into the path of a second auto, after she lost control. Both Oney and the second driver, 50-year-old Bonnie Kellogg were transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital by ambulance. Injuries were not life-threatening. Oney received tickets for speed not reasonable or prudent, and failure to keep right.
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