99 News for Friday, 5/15/09
99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 5/15/09
CLERKS ENCOURAGE LIFETIME SPORTSMAN'S LICENSE FOR 65-69 AGE GROUP--Potsdam Town Clerk Cindy Goliber says the state DEC is raising the minimum age for the special, 5-dollar Senior hunting-fishing license to 70 from the current 65 October 1st. Getting a Lifetime license for a one-time payment of 50 dollars saves those 65-69 from having to pay 47 dollars several times over.
NO INJURIES FROM MASSENA STORE CRASH--Village Police say a car driven by 56-year-old Penelope O'Brien of Norfolk jumped the sidewalk at the Mountain Mart on South Main Street about 6am Thursday. She told police the accelerator stuck. The car smashed through the glass doors, sending a customer and employee running. No tickets were issued pending the completion of the police probe.
ABANDONED ROADBED CAN BE BLOCKED OFF TO ATV'S, ETC.--Potsdam Town Attorney Frank Cappello said Tuesday owners of the property between the two sections of Tanner Road can deny outside access if the middle portion is gated off properly. The Town abandoned the middle section over 30 years ago, keeping about a thousand feet off the ends, State Route 345 and County Route 35.
Patricia "Patty" Florence Fay--68--Long Lake, former Potsdam resident. Mass today 9:30am at St.Mary's Church, Potsdam. Local arrangements with Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam.