99 NEWS FOR THURSDAY, 5/12/11
SUNY POTSDAM ICON DR. RICHARD DELGUIDICE TEACHES LAST CLASS TODAY, AFTER 43 YEARS--The Professor Emeritus and former Chair of Politics will step away from the chalkboard for the last time this afternoon, having taught at the college since 1968. He retired on paper in 2001 but kept on teaching as an adjunct for another 10 years. DelGuidice is best known for courses in Constitutional Law and Bioethics and Law, and being perhaps one of the toughest taskmasters on campus. DelGuidice was Dean of Liberal Studies at SUNY Potsdam for many years, and was also Academic Advisor for Women's Basketball. The resident of Joe Indian told 99 News this morning "I'll see you in the woods;" he and wife Kathryn will retire to Florida soon.
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POTSDAM DISSOLUTION STUDY COMMITTEE STARTED PICKING APART OPTIONS REPORT WEDNESDAY; FINAL DRAFT WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC JUNE 8TH--There were several points of contention last night, among them the need for legislation in Albany to become a 'Town of The First Class' if they want to expand the number of Town Council members. The loss of Village Trustees, five seats of at-large Village representation is an outcome if the Village dissolves into the Town.
ROSCOE AHEAD OF WADDINGTON IN WORLD FISHING NETWORK 'ULTIMATE FISHING TOWN' CONTEST--to register so you can vote for Waddington, get on the website wfnfishingnetwork.com. The TV network has a 25-thousand-dollar cash prize and a 30-minute special for the winning community.