99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, MAY 11TH, 2009
RUSSELL: SUNY PRESIDENT'S SALARY NOT LOCALLY-CONTROLLED--Assemblywoman Addie Russell told reporters last week very often SUNY Central and local campuses are disconnected. This, in response to a question about the 8600 dollar pay raise SUNY Potsdam President Dr. John Scwaller received earlier this year. Russell says SUNY Trustees set performance indicators by which raises are awarded.
LOCAL PEOPLE HONORED AT CLARKSON COMMENCEMENT SUNDAY--St. Lawrence University President Dr. Daniel Sullivan received an Honorary Doctorate. Potsdam resident Ronald Jacot received a Certificate of Attendance noting his service in the US military. Kathy Hubbard, a teacher at Madrid-Waddington Central School was recognized as an Inspirational High School teacher. Over 600 graduates received diplomas from Clarkson yesterday.
FELONY DRUNK DRIVING CHARGES FROM HANNAWA FALLS TRAILER PARK DISTURBANCE --Sheriff's Deputies went to the Birchwood Mobile Home Park saturday night after a reckless driving complaint. 39-year-old Timothy Laraby, a resident of the park was charged with Felony DWI and Felony AUO, and released on court tickets.
GOUVERNEUR MAN ARRESTED FOR POT IN MASSENA--Village police in Massena arrested 27-year-old Eric Walker Sunday on a count of misdemeanor marijuana possession. He was arraigned and jailed on 2500 dollars cash bail or 5-thousand dollars bail bond; bail was posted and Walker was released. He was charged with 4th degree possession; state penal code says that indicates possession of two grams or more.