99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 4/16/09
NORWOOD WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER NEAR-HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH POTSDAM POLIC VEHICLE --Potsdam Police say 23-year-old Amanda Seymour was pulled over on Madrid Avenue after she allegedly entered the police vehicle's lane, then pulled back into the right lane speeding early this morning. Seymour was found to allegedly have a blood-alcohol content of .22%. She was charged with Aggravated DWI and other counts, arraigned and jailed on a thousand dollars bail. Seymour posted bail and was released until future court dates.
"TEA PARTY" IN CANTON DRAWS 150-PLUS--Nancy Foster of Louisville, organizer of the local version of the nationwide tax day protest, told 99 News yesterday many upstate residents feel they don't have a voice in legislation that causes taxes to rise.
HIGH-TECH CERAMICS COMPANY TO MAKE MASSENA HOME--The Seaway Private Equity Corporation made its formal announcement yesterday of a 600-thousand dollar investment in Ceramic Matrix Composites, a company that will manufacture parts for cutting machines used in many different industries. Partner Bob Ziek told a press conference gathering in Massena yesterday the industry is viable, as manufacturers in the recession will be replacing components that wear out, not machines themselves. 10-12 jobs are expected to be created within a year.
NICHOLVILLE WOMAN BURNED IN HOME FIRE PERISHES--87-year-old Bethel Snyder, who receives second and third degree burns to much of her body when her house caught fire from a kerosene lamp during a power outage last week, died at Fletcher-Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont.
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James Fitzgerald--58--Norwood. Services 1pm Thursday at Buck Funeral Home, Norwood. Calling hour Noon-1pm.
Betty Hoyt--63--Russell. Services 3pm Friday at Koinonia Church, Potsdam. Calling hours at Koinonia Friday 1-3pm. Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam.