99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 6/29/09
POTSDAM SCHOOL GRADUATES ENTER 'CHALLENGING' WORLD--Superintendent of Schools Pat Brady told the Class of 2009 in his graduation address Friday there will be many times the graduates will be called upon to help during the current trials on the local and national level. He says "The economy will recover, the question is what kind of people will we be when it does."
MAN KICKS TROOPER, JAILED--State Police based in Canton say 43-year-old Michael Woodrow of Rensselaer Falls was allegedly involved in a domestic incident, and allegedly made a threat he would return to the residence to get revenge. When he was arrested, he allegedly kicked a Trooper several times on the way to the patrol car. he was further charged with resisting, arraigned, and jailed on a thousand dollars bail.
GOP ASSEMBLY MEMBER SAYS HE HOPES FARM OMNIBUS 'NEVER SEES LIGHT OF DAY'--Clifford Crouch, Ranking Republican on the Assembly Committee on Agriculture, says the farmworker package that would mandate overtime, set days of rest and the right to unionize, would set up a scenario where farms would not be on par with other businesses. The Assembly passed the legislation with almost the entire Upstate delegation voting no; the Senate may still take it up this session if the dispute over majority control is resolved.
Barbara Parker--83--Hopkinton. Services 1:30pm Thursday at St.Mary's Church, Potsdam. Calling hours at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam Wednesday 2-4, 7-9pm.
Dale Arquiett--63--Dickinson Center. Services 11am Tuesday at Knapps Station Community Church. Calling hours today at Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop, 2-4, 7-9pm.