99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17TH, 2010
POTSDAM SCHOOL BOARD GETS SPECIFICS ON STAFFING CUTS--The Board is dealing with a projected budget deficit of over a million dollars next year. One cut Superintendent Pat Brady says he knows will not be popular is the proposed elimination of a music teacher. He says when looking at non-mandated programs and services, it would be unfair not to look at music. The latest budget draft has a levy hike of 2.99 percent, using 860-thousand more dollars out of fund balance.
MASSENA VILLAGE TRUSTEES TABLE PERSONNEL ITEMS--The Board decided Tuesday to wait on a DPW hire and a decision on allowing a non-Village resident to be a firefighter. The Board wants to see the proposed budget for next year, first which comes out a few weeks from now.
NO FINAL DECISION ON CANADIAN TURBINE SUIT--Potsdam Trustees were told by Village Administrator Mike Weil Monday 'no substantive progress' has been made in the possible litigation against the company charged with acquiring and delivering the parts for the West Dam Hydroelectric Project.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....MASSENA BAR FIGHT BRINGS MISDEMEANOR ARRESTS FOR TWO AKWESASNE MEN...MOIRA BURGLARY CONVICT RYAN JACQUES GETS 9 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE...AND MORE...
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