99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 12/10/10
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU AS VALID TODAY AS WHEN IT WAS WRITTEN--The Potsdam High School Drama Club production of the 1930's-era play opens tonight and runs through tomorrow night with shows at 7:30 each night. Director Tammara Madeja told us the play fits right in the current times, as it is set in the Great Depression and deals with the economy, social class and other related topics.
DELIBERATIONS IN OXLEY TRIAL RESUME FOR FIFTH DAY TODAY--A St.Lawrence County Court Jury deadlocked yesterday after four days attempting to decide the fate of Wayne Oxley, who went on trial a second time for his alleged role in the death of Bernard Trickey, Jr. of Ogdensburg in Auguat of 2005.
PROPANE HEATER BLAMED FOR CANTON WREATH TRUCK FIRE--Canton firefighters were called to Miner St. early Thursday morning after a report of smoke. A truck filled with holiday greenery in front of White's Flowers was set ablaze with flames through the roof. A fast response kept flames from entering the cab. Nobody was hurt; the scene was clear about 7am.
DEER PROMPTED ROLLOVER IN PIERREPONT--State Police in Canton say 18-year-old Dustin Gagnon of Butternut Ridge Road in Potsdam swerved to avoid a deer on the same road about 10:15 last night. The car traveled off the road and turned over down an embankment. Gagnon was transported by ambulance, treated and released from Canton-Potsdam Hospital. There was no report of tickets.
JAIL INMATE CHARGED WITH FELONY ASSAULT--Sheriff's deputies say 25-year-old Frank Bellamy of South Carolina allegedly struck a fellow inmate in the head, causing a gash treated at Canton-Potsdam Hospital Thursday morning. Bellamy was charged with second degree assault, arraigned and jailed without bail because of previous felonies.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....POTSDAM WEST DAM HYDRO PROJECT PARTS ARRIVED ABOUT NOON THURSDAY....LOBBYIST PATRICIA LYNCH, WHO PUSHED NORTH COUNTRY POWER AUTHORITY LEGISLATION PENALIZED FOR UNRELATED INVESTMENT DEALINGS...AND MORE..
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