99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 2/18/10
NORWOOD BURGLARY SUSPECTS ROUNDED UP--Police are searching neighborhoods in the village this morning for suspects in a series of recent break-ins. Dogs are being used in the search; sources tell us two people were in custody as of the 8 o'clock hour.
HERMON BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT FACES BURGLARY CHARGE--24-year-old James Russ of County Route 21 in Hermon was arrested Wednesday for allegedly breaking into a residence on Risley Road that morning, and stealing a safe. Russ was on electronic home monitoring while under probation supervision awaiting court action on charges alleging he robbed the Community Bank in Hermon last year. Sheriff's detectives say he had permission to leave his home, and made an appointment to see his probation officer after the burglary. Russ was arraigned and jailed on 50-thousand dollars bail.
HAIG ROAD FIRE DOES MODERATE DAMAGE--Trucks rolled from Norwood and other surrounding departments about 10am yesterday to the residence of Glenn and Roxanne Stratton. A chimney fire spread into a wall. One firefighters sustained an injury to the neck.
POTSDAM FIRE DEPARTMENT PROPOSES EXPANSION-RENOVATION PROJECT--Firefighters approached Trustees Tuesday asking for their support on a major capital project that would expand the fire station off a 1979 addition. The original station was built in 1913; much of it has not changed. One concern is the new ladder truck arriving this year is larger than the current aerial, and it barely fits into its bay.
Paulette Swinyer--63--Norwood. Service 12 noon Tuesday at Buck Funeral Home, Norwood. Calling hours 10am-Noon Tuesday.