99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 4/20/09...OPEN BURNING BAN IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY WAS LIFTED AT 7PM SUNDAY
FORMER GM, ALCOA EMPLOYEES WILL BE HIRED BY CERAMICS COMPANY--Bob Ziek, the main catalyst behind the formation of Ceramic Matrix Composites, said in a press conference last week in Massena the workforce available is in the 'sweet spot' for the company's model. He says skilled labor such as former Alcoa and GM workers will have a place with the company.
STOLEN JEEP CASE IN MADRID BRINGS THREE FELONY ARRESTS--State Police in Norfolk and Massena arrested 17-year-old Jordan Joanette, 17-year-old Curtis Welcher, and 16-year-old James Parrotte over the weekend on felony counts of Grand Larceny alleging they took a Jeep from a residence in Madrid, drove it around and brought it back with a cell phone inside missing. All three were arraigned, Welcher was jailed and the rest were released to their parents until future court dates.
NO BAIL FOR POTSDAM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT--26-year-old Edward Wojewodzic was arrested by Potsdam Police Friday on a misdemeanor count of second degree Criminal Contempt, alleging he broke a protection order by seeing the victim at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Wojewodzic has been arrested more than once on domestic-related charges in Potsdam the past few months. He turned himself in, was arraigned and sent to the County until future court dates.
Arthur Keith Johnson--88--Colton. Services 3:30pm Wednesday at Buck Funeral Home in Colton. Calling hours at the funeral home Wednesday 1-3:30pm