99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 4/9/09SD
POTSDAM LIBRARY MAY ASK FOR MORE REVENUE--Finance Committee Chair Chip Morris told the rest of the library board last night if health insurance costs continue to rise, there will be a need for more revenue, either from tax dollars or by way of a capital campaign. The library has held a bottom line of 515-thousand dollars three years running. Board members say they would have to sell a tax hike to voters starting a year in advance.
SEVERE BURNS SUFERED BY ELDERLY NICHOLVILLE WOMAN IN FIRE--87-year-old Bethel Snyder of River Street is in Fletcher-Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont sufferring second and third degree burns received when her residence caught ablaze about 10 Wednesday night. A condition report was not available at press time. A kerosene lamp is believed to be the cause. There was a power outage in the area from about 5:50pm until about 12:30 this morning.
FORMER MASSENA PRIEST HAS CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGES DROPPED--Rev. John Broderick, acquitted of molesting boys in Montgomery County after trial, has had misdemeanor child endangerment charges dropped by Judge Felix Catena. Catena says the jury should not have been asked to consider the lesser charge. Broderick could have served jail time and probation. Broderick was working at Holy Name of Jesus Academy in Massena at the time of his arrest in 2008.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY...MALONE SCHOOL PROJECT PASSES, AID SOURCES EXPLAINED IN POTSDAM SCHOOL BUDGET, NEWTON FALLS FINE PAPER TO INSTALL WOOD BOILER, AND MORE!
Rena Mosher--90--Massena, formerly of St. Regis Falls. Funeral services private, no public calling hours. Arrangements are with Hammill Funeral Home, St. Regis Falls.