99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 9/16/10
HANK FORD: COUNTY VOTERS GOT REVENGE ON HOFFMAN IN PRIMARY--St.Lawrence County Conservative Party Chairman Hank Ford told us yesterday local voters got even with Doug Hoffman Tuesday, voting for Matt Doheny in retaliation for Hoffman's betrayal of Dede Scozzafava in the special election for the 23rd Congressional District seat last year. Hoffman's decision to withdraw support from whom he calls the 'liberal' Scozzafava and run as a Conservative is believed to have cost the right the election to Democrat Bill Owens.
SUNY CANTON BUILDING PROJECT CELEBRATED--The 26-million-dollar, 305-room Grasse River Suites is in construction. College Foundation Chair Ronald Woodcock told the gathering yesterday no taxpayer money goes into the project, and a big benefit is the revenue generated by the housing that will go into other projects. Students hald raft races yesterday for priority room assignments when the suites open next August.
DISSOLUTION LEGISLATION DISCUSSED AT CLARKSON CONSTITUTION DAY OBSERVANCE--John Maggiore, a policy advisor to State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo told a gathering on campus last night government efficiency legislation that went into effect this year, giving the public the power to force municipalities to at least consider dissolution was the last piece of legislation developed before the six-week State Senate coup, which is why the legislation is so powerful--the Attorney General's Office could concentrate on the bills with its full attention. The Potsdam Village Dissolution Study Committee meets next Wednesday.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY...FOURTH ARREST IN LA CASBAH FIGHT CASE, 35-YEAR-OLD JAMIE SNELL OF PARISHVILLE CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT....TONY LAUGHING, JR. CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH ILLEGAL GAMING ALLEGATIONS AT ALL-IN LOUNGE...AND MORE
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