99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY, 5/4/10
PAPERS NOT YET SERVED IN CANADIAN TURBINE LITIGATION--Potsdam Village Administrator Mike Weil told Trustees Monday a process server will have to be hired to deliver paperwork to the attorney representing Canadian Turbine, as the attorney reportedly did not return phone calls and refused service of the documents. The Village is litigating in response to the company's failure to deliver turbine parts for the West Dam Hydroelectric Project, more than a year behind.
DOMESTIC CALL BRINGS POT BUST--State Police in Canton were called Friday to a verbal dispute at a residence on Cowan Road. They allegedly found plants drying on a lawnchair in the front yard. 31-year-old Thomas Burt and 29-year-old Shelby Blackmer were both issued court appearance tickets for unlawfully growing cannabis.
HOFFMAN SAYS CONSERVATIVE ENDORSEMENT NOT AN ASSUMPTION--Douglas Hoffman, seeking the Conservative, Republican, and Independence lines in the race to defeat Democratic 23rd District Congressman Bill Owens, said last month in response to allegations by members of the St.Lawrence County Conservative Committee that he does not feel he is owed the Conservative line he nearly won on last year, that he must earn it like anyone else. Hoffman has competition for the same three lines against Republican Matt Doheny.
LOCAL LADY BARBERSHOPPERS TAKE FIRST PLACE IN REGIONAL COMPETITION--The St.Lawrence Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines recently took top honors out of 23 ensembles competing in Syracuse. The local group's score improved 67 points overall from last year. The chorus has placed many times but not first in many years.