99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 9/28/09
NORTH COUNTRY STUDENTS 'PRAGMATIC' ABOUT HIGHER ED CHOICES--Larry Casey, retired director of guidance at Canton Central School and adjunct instructor of education at St.Lawrence University in Canton, told 99 News last week high school students looking to higher education consider the income a career will bring, often as a top priority before anything else. Casey says that can be a problem, as students often fail to consider what makes them happy.
FELONY DWI-HERMON--Sheriff's Deputies with the assistance of Gouverneur Village Police arrested 29-year-old Dean Mc.Intosh of Gouverneur Saturday night, after he allegedly drove off Trout Lake Road onto a lawn, getting the vehicle stuck. Mc.Intosh allegedly fled the scene by being picked up by another driver. Mc.Intosh was issued several tickets answerable in Hermon Town Court.
WOOD PELLET INDUSTRY GROWS, LOCAL JOBS ADDED--Curran Renewable based in Massena told the Courier-Observer over the weekend business has gone up substantially with the rise in fossil fuel prices, and several more job positions have been added.
LOCAL MAN PICKED UP ON TRI-LAKES DRUG WARRANT--41-year-old Chris Woods of Colton was arrested over the weekend on a warrant alleging he bought prescription medication from Franklin County Drug Task Force undercover agents in Saranac Lake last year. Woods was arraigned before a Harrietstown justice and committed to Franklin County Jail.
Roy Wilson, Sr.--76--Potsdam resident. Services 10am Wednesday at St.Mary's Church, Potsdam. Calling hours at Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam Tuesday 3-7pm.