99 NEWS FOR 1/24/11
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE TIED FOR POTSDAM, MUCH COLDER ELSEWHERE--Certified Military Weather Observer Rick O'Hanlon reported a low of -22F with his instruments on Sisson Street early this morning. However, Damon Field recorded -28F about the same time, tying the record for this date set in 1976. West Pierrepont recorded -36F; Russell also registered -36F. Lows in the 30-below range were common. Many schools closed or delayed this morning. Saranac Lake's official low of minus 36F is likely the coldest in the US this morning.
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FIREFIGHTERS BRAVE BITTER COLD, UNABLE TO SAVE GARAGE--Louisville firefighters and mutual aid put on their turnout gear to battle flames at the property of Mike Tessier, 14748 Route 37 about 12:25 Sunday afternoon. A woodstove pipe is blamed for starting the fire; trucks were on the scene more than 5 hours. Nobody was hurt. Freezing hampered firefighting efforts.
COUNTY FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT JON GREENWOOD SAYS OUTDOOR WOOD BOILERS NEED TO BE REGULATED LESS, NOT MORE; DEC STAFF SHOULD BE 'DOING OTHER THINGS' THAN CONTROLLING OWB'S
EDWARDS MAN ALLEGEDLY BREAKS ANOTHER MAN'S EYE SOCKET IN FIGHT, 21-YEAR-OLD RYAN HORNE CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT AND RELEASED ON TICKET
GOUVERNEUR WOMAN CHARGED WITH SWITCHED PLATES, STOLEN PROPERTY POSSESSION AND OTHER COUNTS AFTER SATURDAY PULLOVER; 30-YEAR-OLD JINETTE REDDER RELEASED ON COURT TICKETS
CANTON MAN WITH ALLEGED BAC .17% ARRESTED AFTER PICK-UP LANDED IN DITCH IN EDWARDS; 25-YEAR-OLD CHRISTOPHER STREIT RELEASED ON COURT TICKETS
PEPPER SPRAY REPORTEDLY USED TO SUBDUE 23-YEAR-OLD COLBY BRADDOCK OF POTSDAM, BRADDOCK RELEASED ON COURT TICKETS LAST WEEK
DEKALB TEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING BOMB THREAT LAST OCTOBER, 17-YEAR-OLD RYAN PORTER CHARGED WITH FELONY, ARRAIGNED AND HELD
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