99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 6/11/09
DISAPPOINTMENT OVER STIMULUS MOUNTS--St.Lawrence County Legislator Charles House told the Town of Potsdam Council the Legislature was disappointed by the response recently to the County from the State's representative on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, who reportedly told County Administrator Karen St.Hilaire that "expectations are too high" for what projects it would fund.
CHILD ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS PUT CANTON MAN IN JAIL--State Police Investigatotrs based in Massena say 21-year-old Jesse Hollinger allegedly broke a femur of his female companion's 2-month-old son. The child was transferrd from local hospital to Fletcher-Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont after the June 8th incident, according to St.Lawrence County Newspapers. Hollinger was charged with felony, Second Degree Assault, arraigned and jailed in lieu of 20-thousand dollars cash bail or 40-thousand dollars bail bond.
SWINE FLU IN ST.LAWRENCE, JEFFERSON COUNTIES--A Gouverneur Correctional inmate was found to have the H1N1 virus June 5th; he has recovered and is back in the general population. Five cases were reported in the neghbor county; three connected with Indian River Central School.
HANNAWA FALLS MAN FACES POTSDAM DWI CHARGE--Village Police pulled over 26-year-old Shawn Mc.Clure after he was seen allegedly driving while using a cell phone on Pierrepont Ave. early this morning. He was found to allegedly have a blood-alcohol content of .22%, nearly three times the legal limit. Mc.Clure was charged with Aggravated DWI and a cell phone driving violation, and released on court tickets.
MADRID-WADDINGTON ALUMNA IN AFRICA MAKES SCHOOL SPEECH BY WEBCAM--Sara Snider, a 2004 MWCS graduate serving in the Peace Corps in Mali, gave the keynote address for last week's Middle School Recognition Ceremony via webcam. Snider is 11 months into a 26-month assignment in Mali; she joined the Peace Corps after graduation from Notre Dame in 2008.
MOIRA MAN SCAMMED; JEFFERSON COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED--State Police arrested 31-year-old Christina Haas of Black River recently on a felony identity theft charge alleging she used her former live-in boyfriend's identification information to obtain a store credit card, running up a 21-hundred-plus-dollar bill. Haas was released on a court ticket without any bail assessment.
FOOD PANTRY HEIST BRINGS FORMER LOCAL MAN'S ARREST--18-year-old Andrew Nolan, formerly of Ogdensburg but living at Schenectady County Jail, was picked up this week by Sheriff's Deputies on a count of Felony, Third Degree Burglary and other counts alleging he broke into the Hammond Food Pantry last December 10th. Nolan was arraigned and jailed on 1000 dollars cash or 2000 dollars bond.
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