99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY, 9/22/09
POTSDAM TRUSTEES HEAR ABOUT LATE-NIGHT NOISE--Bay St. resident George Arnold told the Board Monday he and his wife have storm windows in place, wear ear plugs, and use a sound conditioner in their bedroom hoping to tune out late-night rowdiness in the neighborhood, but have not gotten a full night's sleep since the college semester started. Arnold says he is embarrassed by the lack of support from SUNY Potsdam, where he works in regards to community quality-of-life issues. Trustees are in the process of developing stiffer penalties for code non-compliance.
23RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE GETTING CLOSER; MC.HUGH SWORN IN AS ARMY SECRETARY--The swearing-in of the local Congressman took place Monday. Now the President must accept the resignation from his seat in the House, and Governor Paterson must call a special election to make the race to replace Mc.Hugh official.
HOFFMAN:ECONOMY 'DISEASED,' BROADBAND PART OF THE 'CURE'--Conservative 23rd Congressional District Candidate told 99 News Monday in a Potsdam campaign stop to meet with party leaders. Hoffman believes government taxes, government regulations, and government spending are the symptoms of the diseased economy. He says broadband internet expansion will bring needed jobs to the region, as companies and workers are looking to move out of cities to the North Country. He says efforts to increase broadband through the stimulus package are not enough; it should be a separate program.
SERIOUS SEX CRIME CASE-POTSDAM--26-year-old John Kutt was arrested Sunday on felony counts of Rape and Criminal Sexual Act, alleging relations and deviate relations with a youth under 17. Kutt was arraigned and jailed on 10-thousand dollars cash bail or 20-thousand dollars bail bond.
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