99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 7/10/09
MAJOR FIRE IN BRIER HILL AREA CALLS OUT NUMEROUS DEPARTMENTS--Crews from as far away as Morley were called to provide either an on-scene presence or standby for a large structure fire in the Brier Hill area called in during the 5 o'clock hour this morning. Firefighters were still working on the scene as of this update; further details are forthcoming.
MASSENA TOWN SUPERVISOR PROPOSES TOWN HOST CANADIAN CUSTOMS TIL BRIDGE DISPUTE ENDS--Gary Edwards told Johnson newspapers yesterday he has floated the idea of Canadian Customs being on US soil, as a way to ease the tension between Customs and Native Americans opposed to the officers being armed. Talks fizzled earlier this week on settling the dispute that has closed the Massena-Cornwall bridge since early June.
ESPADA REJOINS DEMOCRATS, DEMS RETAKE STATE SENATE MAJORITY--A deal was struck that puts the formerly dissident Democrat in the position of Senate Majority Leader.
FLASHLIGHT THEFT BRINGS NUMEROUS COUNTS FOR MASSENA MAN--Village Police say they were called to Wal-Mart on Route 37 early Thursday morning to arrest 21-year-old David Clark. Clark was released to probation until future court dates. He was charged with petit larceny, conspiracy, and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17.
Elaine Weekes--84--Canton. Services 10am Monday at St.Mary's Church, Canton. No calling hours; arrangements are with Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton.