99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY, 4/7/10
MASSENA VILLAGE TAXPAYERS TO SEE 4.29% LEVY HIKE NEXT YEAR--Trustees had a lengthy debate Tuesday over the hiring of Department of Public Works employee. Those opposed say the department can do more with less staff with the advent of technology, just like the private sector.
OWENS SAYS PEOPLE WANT MORE JOB CREATION RESULTS, FASTER--Congressman Bill Owens told reporters in Canton Tuesday there needs to be more creative ways to stimulate the economy; one idea he is getting support for is to assist large companies with depreciation costs, in exchange for creating a specific number of jobs.
DOHENY TO ANNOUNCE BID FOR OWENS' SEAT TODAY--Republican Matt Doheney, seeking the GOP, Conservative, and Independence nods for the race against Democrat owens to keep the 23rd District seat, will be making a series of stops in the district to discuss his campaign platform. Doheny is an investment professional from Jefferson County.
AMP TO MOUNT BUS TRIP TO ALBANY TO PUSH NORTH COUNTRY POWER AUTHORITY LEGISLATION--Alliance for Municipal Power Chairman Bob Best of Russell told us yesterday the trip is meant to get the bill creating a public utility through the final steps in the Assembly and signed by Governor Paterson.
Virginia Flanders--91--Potsdam. Services 11am Friday at St.Mary's Church, Potsdam. Calling hours Thursday 4-6pm at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam.