99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 6/7/10
ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES DISCUSS 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES--Democratic 122nd Assembly District candidate Brian Mc.Grath said last week the statement by Republican opponent Ken Blankenbush that he is pro-gun control, is a mischaracterization. Mc.Grath says he comes from a family of hunters and is long accustomed to eating venison, and he will not support anything that infringes upon that right
CANDLE BLAMED FOR POTSDAM RESIDENTIAL FIRE--Potsdam firefighters and mutual aid were called to the home of Melvina Reid on Baghdad Road about 9:30 last night. A candle apparently tipped over into some combustibles. Damage was termed 'moderate,' the fast work of firefighters saved the structure. Nobody was hurt.
BUS DRIVER SAYS CANTON CENTRAL KNEW HE WAS TAKING PRESCRIPTIONS BEFORE BUS CRASH--Robert Stemples, 68 of Lisbon, the Canton school bus driver suspended and arrested on a felony charge related to an accident on Route 3 near Sevey's that injured several students on their way to the Wild Center for a field trip, told the Watertown Daily Times Saturday he will feel vindicated once test results come back.
CANTON MAN KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS, HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING SUV ACCIDENT--State Police say 34-year-old Robert Mc.Bain of Route 11 was knocked out for several hours after the Jeep he was driving rolled and came to rest on its wheels off County Route 21 Saturday. Mc.Bain was able to eventually call family and was located by EMS using a cell phone signal. The accident is still under investigation.