99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, 3/21/09
POTSDAM VILLAGE PLANNING BOARD ADOPTS HOSPITAL ZONING PROPOSAL--The planners voted unanimously Thursday to send Trustees a draft Local Local Law that would create zoning specific to Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the surrounding neighborhood. The draft sets land uses by right and permitted uses in a high-intensity "H1" zone for the hospital, and a lower-impact "H2", or "buffer" in the Waverly St. area.
GAS EXPLOSION DESTROYS CAMPER; INJURIES MINOR--St. Lawrence County Fire Investigator Joe Lacks told the Watertown Daily Times 46-year-old Robert Caldwell of Chase Mills Road is lucky to have escaped serious injury, with only minor burns sustained when a leaking propane line was set afire by a pilot light while he was working inside the camper a little before noon Friday. A nearby vehicle was damaged.
ALCOHOL CITED AS POSSIBLE FACTOR IN FATAL FOWLER CRASH--25-year-old Robin Fowler of Harrisville, the driver that survived a head-on collision that killed 18-year-old Jesse Mc.Eathron of Gouverneur Wednesday night, may have been intoxicated at the time according to State Police BCI. Investigators are awaiting test results.
Rev. Msgr. Thomas Robillard--91--Norfolk resident, Priest of the Diocese of Ogdensburg. Services 11am Monday at St.Mary's Cathedral. Calling hours at the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk Sunday 2-4pm, then the Church of The Visitation, Norfolk 6-9pm Sunday, and the Cathedral 9-11am Monday.
James Clohosey-56--Colton. Services Tuesday 11am at St. Patrick's Church, Colton. Calling hours Sunday 7-9pm and Monday 2-4, 7-9pm at Buck Funeral Home, Colton.