99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR 5/19/10
POTSDAM TRUSTEES WRITE OFF TWO BAD DEBTS--The Microenterprise Revolving Loan Fund was owed about 8600 dollars by Ron Page, owner of bankrupt Colonial Village Fun Park; and over 12,000 dollars was owed by Mark Salisbury, DBA Furniture By Design. Planning and Development Director Fred hanss told Trustees no Potsdam taxpayer money was lost, as the funds came from grants years ago.
POTSDAM EMPIRE ZONE SAYS YES TO BENEFITS FOR PRICE CHOPPER--The Zone Administrative Board voted Monday to extend benefits to the grocer, opening in the fomer P&C next Monday. Price Chopper must still apply to the state for zone certification, as it is doing for many other properties around the state.
MASSENA MAN CHARGED WITH FELONY FOR PRESCRIPTION-RELATED FRAUD--Village Police arrested 31-year-old Jason Malone of County Route 43 Tuesday, alleging he tried to pass an altered prescription signed by a local physician. Malone was charged with second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, arraigned before Brasher Justice John Burns, and released to probation until future court dates.
ALL SCHOOL BUDGETS IN ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY PASS, ST.REGIS FALLS VOTERS SAY NO--Potsdam voters approved a 2.9 percent levy hike with margin of more than 2:1; the vote was 591 yes, 221 no. Potsdam School Board President Ralph Fuller keeps his seat; newcomers Mark Frascatore and Thomas Hobbs win seats; Finance Committee Chair Jim Mc.Guire loses his seat. Voters in St.Regis Falls reject a 9.5 percent tax hike with a vote of 206-113, and also reject a bus proposition.
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