99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 7/23/09
POTSDAM 'LANDLORD PERMIT' CONCEPT DISCUSSED--Village Administrator Mike Weil told Trustees Monday the idea of requiring all landlords to get a permit for the 'privelige of renting property' has been looked at as one way to ensure landlords, particularly those living out of the area, comply with property maintenance codes.
SON OF POTSDAM TRUSTEE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED HARASSMENT--Village Police arrested 62-year-old Marshall Garner of Waverly Street June 28th on counts of aggravated harrassment and resisting arrest. Garner allegedly made repeated harassing telephone calls to his mother, Trustee Ruth Garner. The Courier-Observer says the son was arrested on the basis of a statement by his sister, Margaret Garner who is Acting Village Justice but recused herself from the case, as did Justice Joe Welch. Garner was arraigned before a Stockholm Justice and released on his own recognizance to appear in court at a later date. The resisting charge alleges Garner's behavior upon being served a warrant for his arrest.
AUBERTINE SPOKESMAN SAYS SENATOR STILL MULLING OVER CONGRESS RUN--Drew Mangione told WWTI-Newswatch 50 in Watertown yesterday the final decision to run, as reported by blogs is 'unsubstantiated.' The deadline for Democrats to apply for the 23rd district nomination is today. Republicans in Jefferson and Clinton counties have picked Dede Scozzafava of Gouverneur as their choice.
'POTSDAM THEN AND NOW' TO OPEN SOON--Potsdam Public Museum Director Mimi Vandeusen told Trustees this week the new exhibit of photos showing how places photographed 100 years ago look today will open next Friday at Creative Spirit Art Gallery on Raymond St running through September. She says Potsdam High School Advanced Photography students took the 'now' photos, volunteers have done the rest of the work.
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