99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 8/10/09
OGDENSBURG STABBING VICTIM HOSPITALIZED, SUSPECT AND VEHICLE SOUGHT--City Police say 32-year-old Lawrence Grenier IIi went to a convenience store on the 300 block of Champlain Street about 11pm Sunday, saying he had been stabbed. Grenier received emergency surgery at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center and was placed in intensive care. Police are looking for a black male, about 6 feet tall with muscular build wearing a black t-shirt, dark jeans, black baseball cap and white sneakers. The suspect vehicle is described as a red late-model Suzuki Grand Vitara with New York plates driven by a white female.
HOFFMAN:NEXT GENERATION TO NOT PROSPER LIKE THEIR PARENTS--Douglas Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate for the 23rd Congressional District seat recently told an audience in Plattsburgh taxes and government spending will destroy future generations' ability to get good jobs and contribute to their economy like current and past generations.
DELAY IN MC.HUGH CONFIRMANTION TIL SEPTEMBER--The US Senate has taken its summer recess, without voting on the confirmation of 23rd Congressional District Representative John Mc.Hugh as Secretary of the Army. The delay means a delay in a potential special election to fill the seat.
MC.GRATH:INTERVENTION NEEDED TO BRING UP DRY MILK STANDARDS--Brian Mc.Grath, seeking the Democratic bid for the 23rd, says the raw material new York farmers produce is excellent, however processors need help bringing the product up to standards in Europe, Asia and Australia.