99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 3/9/09...Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4pm today, mixed sleet and freezing rain for the most part this monring, roads are slippery and some schools are on delay or closure. See the closings-cancellations page of this website for details.
RUSSELL:LEGISLATORS UNABLE TO COUNTER MILK PRICE DROP--Assemblywoman Addie Russell, who represents St. Lawrence County says milk pricing is a federal issue, and legislators are pushing Washington for a solution.
MASSACHUSETTS SEX CRIME WARRANTS SERVED ON DEKALB MAN--Sheriff's Detectives say 51-year-old Frederick Lang was found to be wanted on a fugitive warrant for counts of assault and battery on a child, and forcible rape of a child. Lang was arraigned Sunday and jailed without bail pending extradition.
NO BAIL FOR MASSENA MAN CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC INCIDENTS--Village Police arrested 31-year-old Dale Ward of Route 420 yesterday on felony counts alleging he violated protection orders to stay away from an ex-girlfriend. Ward was charged with felony contempt, felony burglary, and misdemeanor criminal mischief. One of the incidents in question allegedly occurred Christmas Day, 2008.
FELONY DWI FOR BRASHER MAN ON ATV--State Police in Massena arrested 23-year-old Richard Rafter of Smith Road Monday on numerous counts, including Felony DWI, resisting arrest, and many other charges. Rafter was arraigned and jailed on 2500 dollars cash bail or 5-thousand dollars bail bond.
Joseph Hennssey--88--Potsdam, longtime SUNY Potsdam professor. Services 10am Wednesday at St. Andrew's Church, Norwood. Calling hours at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam tonight 7-9pm, and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9pm.