99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 10/12/09
AUBERTINE: KEEP STAR EXEMPTION--State Senator Darrel Aubertine told constituents in Canton last week the rebate checks many homeowners received cost the state a billion dollars that was needed for the budget, but he does not support the proposed end of the program entirely. He says the loss of the exemption would cause many seniors to lose their homes.
DOMESTIC DISPUTE IN EDWARDS BRINGS FELONY ARREST--Sheriff's Deputies say 22-year-old Joshua Phippins of Trout Lake Street in Edwards allegedly went to another man's residence about 3am Sunday. He was charged with felony counts of Criminal Mischief and Burglary, and lesser counts of harassment and petit larceny. Phippins was arraigned and released to probation supervision until future court dates.
MUSANTE: CHILDREN WILL BE INVOLVED IN LITERACY PROGRAMS--Potsdam Public Library Director Pat Musante told those gathered for a check presentation at the site of the soon-to-be-built Cleveland Literacy Center in the Library basement that the area already gets traffic from the Potsdam Neighborhood Center, so there will be programs that children will be able to participate in.
MAN VS.EX-WIFE DISPUTE RESULTS IN ARREST--State Police say 34-year-old Jamie Hicks of Lisbon was charged with a misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment saturday after he allegedly drove toward his ex-wife at her residence in Madrid. Hicks stopped at the last moment, and the ex-wife was struck but there were no injuries. Hicks was arraigned and released on his own recognizance until a future court date.
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