99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, 1/30/10....HOW COLD YOU WANT IT?... -24 SOUTH RUSSELL...-23 CLARE..-20 ALLEN'S FLOW...-16 HANNAWA FALLS..
OGDENSBURG MAN ARRESTED, INJURED FROM POWER POLE CRASH--State Police say 55-year-old Thomas Free of King Street lost control of a pick-up on Route 68, or Main St. just outside the City limits about 9:20 Thursday night, crashing into a National Grid pole. About 1600 people were without power as crews braved bitter cold wind chills to make the repair. Free received cuts to the head and was treated and released from Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. He allegedly had a BAC of .11 percent, and was charged with DWI and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a BAC of .08 or Greater. Free was released on tickets to appear in Oswegatchie Town Court February 3rd.
COLTON WINTERFEST WEEKEND IS HERE--The series of events is the Town's biggest draw, pulling thousands to the small Adirondack foothills community. 99 Hits/WPDM News Director Scott Dosztan will once again MC the talent show at the Colton-Pierrepont High School auditorium that starts tonight at 7. Another big draw is the spaghetti dinner in the school cafeteria from 4-7 before the show. A schedule of events can be found in the 'community' section of this web site, on the calendar page.
GOP CONGRESSIONAL CONTENDERS BUILD WAR CHESTS--Official campaign disclosures show Matthew Doheny with about 337-thousand dollars as of the filing date; however he announced this week he now has over 600-grand on hand. Doug Hoffman filed an official disclosure form stating he had about 219-thou in the pot at the time. Hoffman, running on the Conservative line spent about 1.2 million in the special election he lost to Democrat Bill Owens, the current Congressman serving the 23rd District.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY...SUNY POTSDAM POSTS HIGHEST SPRING ENROLLMENT IN FIVE SPRINGS, OVER 4-THOUSAND STUDENTS....SUNY CANTON COMMUNITY RAISING FUNDS FOR HATIAN RELIEF...DEC NOT PLANNING ON FEES FOR HIKERS TO HELP CLOSE BUDGET GAP..
Wayne Vice--72--Louisville resident. Services 7pm Tuesday at Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena. Calling hours Tuesday 4-7pm at the funeral home.