99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY, MAY 5TH, 2009
VILLAGE OF POTSDAM RAPPED BY STATE FOR RIVER SEDIMENT DEPOSIT--Village Administrator Mike Weil told Trustees Monday the DEC caught work crews hauling sediment from the Racquette River deposited when the cofferdam on the West Dam Hydroelectric project was removed. A 'stop work' order was issued; a draft consent order was presented in an informal meeting with DEC officials Monday.
CANTON CORNING PLANT TO GET WORK FROM VIRGINIA PLANT CLOSURE--Canton will get the company's 'Polarcor' operations later this year. Some of the workers will arrive from the closed plant in Dansville, VA. Polarcor is a micro-substance embedded in optical devices.
HERMON MAN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED RESTAURANT BURGLARY--Sheriff's detectives say 26-year-old Andrew Waninger of Lazy River Road allegedly kicked in the back door of the Bear's Paw Diner on County Route 24, and took frozen food. He was charged with felony third degree burglary and misdemeanor criminal mischief, arraigned and released until future court dates.
CAVA CHIEF RESIGNS, FISCAL IMPROPRIETY ALLEGED--Carrie Whalen, the head of the counseling and service organization for sexual assault and domestic violence victims stepped down from her job last Friday. The Courier-Observer says the results of an audit last month, stemming from the discovery of problems in March have been turned over to the State Attorney General's office.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY...CANADIAN SMOKE BUST ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN HISTORY....MALONE HOTEL PROJECT PASSES...AND MORE!
Stanley Leete Emerson, Jr.--76--Canton, former Potsdam resident. Services today 11:30am at Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam. Calling hours 10-11:30am.