99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2009
FIRE DANGER HIGH, BUT NO BURN BAN, YET--The State DEC is urging against open burning and care with smoking materials, vehicle exhaust pipes and other fire-starters. The current warmth and low humidity makes the risk of rapidly-spreading grass and brush fires high. No open burning ban has been issued outright as of this report, however.
GOUVERNEUR MAN PERISHES IN ROLLOVER CRASH--Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies report 37-year-old Gary Blackburn received fatal injuries when the car he was driving north on County Route 26 left the pavement, struck an embankment and rolled several times. Blackburn was pronounced dead at EJ Noble Hospital in Gouverneur.
SUNY CANTON STEEL BRIDGE TEAM WINS IN REGIONAL COMPETITION--The team coached by instructor Paul Hitchman recently took first place honors, the 13th time in 15 years. The team is now raising funds to travel to national competition in Las Vegas May 22nd.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....INCEST ARREST IN FRANKLIN COUNTY...HACKETT'S CREDITORS AGREE TO DISMISS BANKRUPTCY PETITION...
Franklin Ewing--former Madrid resident. Services 1pm Sunday at Waddington Presbyterian Church, with gathering to follow.
Frances Bissonette--59--Brasher. Services 1pm Tuesday at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop. Calling hours Tuesday 11:30am-1pm at the Funeral Home.
Roswell Fallon--89--Colton. Services 10am Monday at St. Patrick's Church, Colton. Calling hours at Buck Funeral Home in Colton, Sunday 4-7pm.