99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR WEDENSDAY, 12/22/10
POTSDAM TRUSTEES OPPOSE PROPERTY TAX CAP IDEA--The board voted unanimously to approve a resolution protesting the concept by Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo to implement a 2-percent cap on village and school district tax hikes. Village Administrator David Fenton says it would be a disaster knowing that health insurance and retirement costs will rise well above the rate of inflation; Trustee George Regan says "...the state has no problem cashing OUR checks."
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MOST PHONE SERVICE LOST BY LINE CUT RESTORED; SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT BACK UP ABOUT 11PM TUESDAY
RECORDS ON WELCH CASE SEALED BY COUNTY JUDGE
CORRECTIONS OFFICER FROM NORFOLK, 34-YEAR-OLD BRUCE BIGNESS CHARGED WITH WORKERS' COMP FRAUD FELONIES, ARRAIGNED AND RELEASED TO PROBATION IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
COLTON MAN, 20-YEAR-OLD RICHARD HUYCK CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DWI AFTER CANTON TRAFFIC STOP, ALLEGEDLY TESTED .20% BAC, RELEASED ON COURT TICKETS
CONGRESSMAN BILL OWENS SUPPORTS "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL" REPEAL, SAYS MAJORITY OF SERVICEMEMBERS SURVEYED WILL NOT BE FAZED BY ENDING THE BAN
FORT COVINGTON MAN MISSING SINCE AUGUST, 21-YEAR-OLD JASON WING LAST HEARD FROM IN OCTOBER. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ASKED TO CALL STATE POLICE 379-2222
Helena Tolman--99--Star Lake, formerly of Potsdam. Services in the spring at St.Mary's Church, Potsdam. No calling hours; arrangements with Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam
Celebration of Life Services for 88-year-old Everett Halford, who perished in a fire at his home earlier this year, will be December 27th from 5-8pm at Potsdam United Methodist Church. Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam.