99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 5/3/10
APRIL CLIMATE DATA SHOWS MONTH MUCH WARMER, SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL--Weather observer Rick O'Hanlon recorded an average temperature of 47.9 degrees for the month, almost 6 degrees higher than the norm. Total precipitation, including last week's snow was 2.65 inches of liquid equivalent, a few decimal points lower than the historical average. Massena posted a high yesterday of 82, tying the record set in 1993 and tied once before, in 2004.
JAWS OF LIFE USED TO REMOVE ACCIDENT VICTIM ON ROUTE 345--Sheriff's Deputies say 24-year-old Jocelyn Cole of Lisbon had to be extricated from her small compact car after it was struck by an SUV in the Town of Potsdam Saturday. Cole received a broken wrist and internal injuries. There was no report of injuries tothe other driver, 18-year-old Jeremiah Cameron of Massena. Tickets are pending.
GRANT FUNDING SPECIFIC FOR COUNTY-WIDE TRAIL SYSTEM--Judy Wendt, a member of the committee working on the grant-funded planning process toward the cross-county trail says the trail ends must touch the borders of the county for the project to be funded. Individual trails cannot be part of the grant unless they connect with the county system.
STORIES FROM THE ROAD--99 News has more highlights on the air today of last week's ceremony honoring retired longtime sportscaster Con Elliott. Jerry Manor and John Shatraw, two of Con's former assistants who worked hundreds of games with the legend, tell some hilarious stories of antics both on the air and off. The story is on the podcast accessible on the 'audio' portion of our site. Go to 'audio,' and then hit the 'news' button and follow the link.
no obituaries today