99 NEWS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 3RD, 2010
ATV-DIRT BIKE COLLISION FATAL FOR DEKALB CYCLIST--State Police in Canton say 20-year-old Jacob Snyder of County Route 18 was operating a dirtt bike on a hill in a field off the same road Monday afternoon, became airborne and landed directly into the path of an oncoming ATV, operated by Debbie Weller with her 13-year-old son as a passenger. The first Trooper on the scene, Scott Freeman performed CPR on Snyder until EMS arrived on the scene according the Watertown Daily Times. Snyder was transported by ambulance to EJ Noble Hospital in Gouverneur, where he was pronounced dead. St.Lawrence County Coroner Jamie Sienkiewycz says an autopsy is scheduled for today.
HEUVELTON BULLDOG MARCHING BAND STILL COMPETING FOR PEPSI 'REFRESH' FUNDS--Heuvelton failed to get enough online votes to win 25-thousand dollars from the national giving program sponsored by the beverage company, in the latest round that ended July 31st. Monday, the web site http://www.refresheverything.com showed Heuvelton as number 3 in the latest round--it needs to be in the top 10 by the end of the month to win the money. But, this morning the site showed Heuvelton at 117th place. Vote, Vote, Vote. You must register on the web site to cast your vote; once you do you can vote once daily.
NORWOOD MAN ARRESTED FOR POT POSSESSION IN TUPPER--State Police in Tupper Lake say they pulled over a vehicle on State Route 30 just before Noon Thursday, driven by 20-year-old Kyle Hawley. Hawley was found to allegedly possess four ounces of weed, and was charged with misdemeanor possession. Hawley was arraigned and released to appear in Town of Tupper Lake Court at a later date.
WASHINGTON LEGISLATORS TAKE INPUT ON FARM BILL--Congressman Bill Owens told the New York Farm Bureau Report this week a House subcommittee held hearings last week on ag commodities, risk management, issues related to the Adirondack Park, and other topics. Owens says there is still plenty of time to express concerns, as the 2012 legislation is still in the information-gathering stage.
William Curtis--77--Winthrop. Services 10am Wednesday at St.Patrick's Church in Brasher. Calling hours today 2-4, 7-9pm at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop.
Leroy Madison--89--Potsdam. Military honors burial to be held later this week at Saratoga National Cemetery. Calling hours will be held today 2-4, 7-9pm at Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam.