99 NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, 9/8/10
POTSDAM WALK-BIKE PROJECT COULD START THIS FALL--Village Trustees on Tuesday voted to pay for preliminary work as part of the 1.45 million-dollar, stimulus-funded upgrades to Clarkson Avenue and several other streets to allow for bike paths and better walkability. Administrator Mike Weil told us the project could start next spring, depending on conditions, but Fall, 2011 is the deadline for completion.
AVERAGE MILK PRICE $17.90 LAST MONTH--The New York Farm Bureau reported yesterday demand for non-fluid classes, butter and cheese has helped bring up the average, up 50 cents since July.
WHAT KIND OF JOBS ARE NEEDED MOST?--Political candidates were asked the question Monday after the Massena Labor Day Parade. 112th Assembly District Democratic candidate Brian Mc.Grath says agriculture; 47th and 48th District incumbents Joe Griffo and Darrel Aubertine both say blue-collar, manufacturing jobs.
MASSENA MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED ROBBERY--Village Police say 31-year-old John Welcher of East Orvis St. allegedly knocked another man down on Grinnell Ave. late last month in an attempt to steal cash and prescription drugs. Welcher was arraigned and jailed on 1000 dollars cash bail or 2000 dollars bail bond.
Lucy Earle--94--Potsdam. services 1pm Friday at Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam. Calling hours 10am-1pm Friday.
Catherine Marsh--Winthrop resident. Services to be held at a later date at the family's convenience; arrangements are with Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop.