99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 11/23/09
'HOBBLE GOBBLE XII' RAISES MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR CHARITIES, WITH NEAR-RECORD PARTICIPATION--524 runners and walkers from all over the northeast took part in the yearly West Potsdam-based prediction-styled event Saturday. The Potsdam Holiday Fund is the main beneficiary, but many other charities will receive a portion of the proceeds to include Hospice, Neighborhood Centers in Potsdam and Colton, Helping Hands and many others both Christmas and non-Christmas-related all over St.Lawrence County.
MASSENA PHYSICIAN GETS LICENSE SUSPENSION--John Burnett, MD agreed to a 36-month suspension, a 5-thousand-dollar fine, and other penalties for allegedly signing paperwork attesting he properly supervised urinalysis and other testing done by his staff, when in face he did not. Ironically, Burnett took over the office of Henry Dobies, who lost his license to practice medicine in New York State for a long history of professional misconduct.
TWO ARRESTS MADE RELATED TO MASSENA VEHICLE BURGLARIES--Village Police arrested 21-year-old John Pelkey of Crystal River, Florida and 22-year-old jay Brown of Jameson Road in Canton Saturday on misdemeanor stolen property possession counts, connected with vehicle burglaries in the Liberty Avenue neighborhood. Pelkey was arraigned and jailed on 1000 dollars bail; Brown was released on a court appearance ticket.
LISBON MAN JAILED FOR DOMESTIC INCIDENT--State Police arrested 26-year-old Robert Johnson of Cemetery Road on counts of contempt and other charges, many of them vehicle-related. Johnson was arraigned and jailed in lieu of 800 dollars bail.
Gerald "Jake" Carson--84--Norfolk. Services 10am Wednesday at Buck Funeral Home, Norfolk. Calling hours Tuesday 2-4, 7-9pm.