99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 3/29/10
AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS CUT BY PATERSON RESTORED BY LEGISLATURE--Pro-Dairy, run by Cornell University and the Experimental Field Station in Geneva that does work with pesticides were both restored in the Legisature's versions of the State Budget. Restored cuts must make it through conference, then the final budgets in both houses, and then the Governor before they're a done deal.
PATTY RITCHIE TO RUN FOR STATE SENATE--The Republican St.Lawrence County Clerk is expected to make a series of announcements today in St.Lawrence, Oswego, and Jefferson Counties that she will run for the 48th Senate District seat held by Democrat Darrel Aubertine. Ritchie ran against Aubertine for Assembly earlier in the decade, and lost.
FELONY CHARGE FOR WADDIGNTON WOMAN AFTER BAR FIGHT--Massena-based State Police arrested Patricia Marchot of Franklin Road Sunday on a felony count of Criminal Mischief, alleging she broke a vehicle window and mirror after she was ejected from Murray's Tavern Saturday night. Marchot was released on a court appearance ticket.
Donald Raycraft--72--Canton. Services were held yesterday; arrangements are with O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Dorothy Jefferson--85--Winthrop. Services 11am Wednesday at Mohawk Assembly of God, Hogansburg. Calling hours at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop Tuesday 2-4, 6-8pm.
Steven Francis--Norwood. Funeral Gathering tonight at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop at 6pm. Calling hours 4-6pm.