99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, 1/9/10
'STATE OF THE STATE' ADDRESS HAS HEAVY LOCAL RING--New York Governor David Paterson said Wednesday in his address to the Legislature outlining his agenda for the year, something Clarkson University President Tony Collins and other economic development stakeholders have said for years...a major stumbling block to generating economic development and jobs from local research and innovation is a lack of communication between the innovators and the money sources to get ventures off the ground.
STATE PENSION CHECKS IN THE NORTH COUNTRY LATER THAN IN OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE, ASSEMBLYWOMAN STEPS IN--118th District representative Addie Russell said Friday her office in Watertown will take calls directly, 786-0284 if any state retiree's check does not arrive over this weekend. Thousands of pension checks got mixed up in Albany with bulk mail headed to New England and Pennsylvania.
STATE BUCKS FOR SLU--The State Dormitory Authority announced this week nearly three-quarters of a million dollars is headed to St.Lawrence University in matching grants to do a number of refurbishment projects...artificial turf for soccer and lacrosse fields, tennis court renovation, updates to Lee, Priest, and Gaines residences, and the last phase of an overall electric infrastructure update. The match was 3:1.
P&C PARENT WANTS TOPS TO TAKE OVER--Tops Friendly Markets announced yesterday The Penn Traffic Company has accepted its bid to purchase a majority of Penn Traffic assets. The proposal must be approved by a US Bankruptcy Court for the takeover to occur.
PELLET STOVE CAUSES GOVERNEUR GARAGE FIRE--Firefighters were unable to save the garage at the Koerick residence on Peabody Road Friday morning, but were able to save the family home and a neighbor's garage. Trucks were on the scene from about 7:20am to 9am; nobody was hurt.
PLATTSBURGH-AREA MAN PERISHES IN TRUCK-SNOWMOBILE COLLISION--State Police say 53-year-old Christopher Macey of Morrisonville was killed when the snowmobile he was operating on Blue Mountain Road was struck by a dump truck rounding a sharp curve, driven by 57-year-old Earl Bono of Winthrop about 11am Thursday. No tickets were issued; the cause of death was labeled 'accidental'.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....ALAN JACKSON TO PERFORM IN WATERTOWN JULY 16TH IN DPAO-TOYOTA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, FURTHER DETAILS LATER....NATIONAL GRID TO UPGRADE POLES, WIRES ON JUDSON ST. IN CANTON LATER THIS MONTH...RANDY ROACH INDICTED FOR ARMED STANDOFF WITH TROOPERS..
no obituaries today