99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 6/19/09
POTSDAM PARKING BROCHURE IN DEVELOPMENT--Trustees were given a draft of the proposed parking brochure Monday. It would contain a map of where the available parking spaces are, both metered and non-metered. Parking availability has been at a premium in downtown Potsdam for many years.
DRONE PATROLLING ST.LAWRENCE-LAKE ONTARIO REGION--Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection have mounted a pilot project to see if the unmanned observation craft is a viable tool along the Northern border. The drones used by Customs differ from the military versions in that they have no weaponry and their engines are less powerful.
COUNTY EXECUTIVES DEMAND SENATE DEADLOCK END--In a statewide teleconference Thursday, county executives told reporters they are deeply concerned key legislation on economic development and sales taxes will not pass by the end of session, if so taxpayers will be saddled with millions of dollars. The state Senate is at loggerheads on a majority, it's tied 31-31 with the defection of two Democrats to the GOP at the urging of billionaire Thomas Golisano.
Gladys Westurn--93--Cincinnati, OH; former Canton resident. Services 11am Saturday at Morley Cemetery.