99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, 8/15/09
TOWN OF POTSDAM COUNCIL CONSIDERS DATA COLLECTOR FOR ASSESSOR--The Council is looking into the possibility of hiring a staff person to provide information to the assessor to more accurately evaluate property. Supervisor Marie Regan says the data collector would not be subordinate to the assessor, but to the Supervisor, and that the data collector and assessor should meet regularly to share information.
BIG SCIENCE BUX FOR LOCAL COLLEGES....381-thousand dollars from the National Science Foundation for an electron-scanning microscope at St.Lawrence University...165-thousand dollars in state money for Clarkson University to participate in a study on high-effieiency, wood-fired boilers.
SCOZZAFAVA:LEGISLATURE SHOULD RECONVENE THIS YEAR--122nd Assembly District representative DeDe Scozzafava said in an Albany interview last week the legislature should come back to Albany and resolve budget issues, plugging this year's budget holes resulting from poorly-performing investments, and to decide what to keep and what to eliminate once Federal stimulus money is gone in two years.
FELONY DWI FOR MASSENA MAN--29-year-old Corey Printup of East Ave. was arrested by Village Police about 2:30 this morning. he allegedly refused to take the breath test. Printup was held in police lockup until arraignment later today.
FELONY CRIMINAL MISCHIEF FOR BRASHER TEEN IN MASSENA--Village Police arrested 19-year-old Johnathan Cogdill of Hurley Road Friday evening on a count of Third Degree Criminal Mischief alleging damage of 250 dollars or more to a vehicle. Cogdill was released on a court appearance ticket.
Virginia Siwulec--94--Funeral Mass Monday at 11am at St.Patrick's Church, Brasher Falls. Calling hours Sunday 7-9pm at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop.