99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 5/23/11....WEEKEND RAINFALL TOTAL ON SISSON STREET FROM STORM SPOTTER RICK O'HANLON: 2.53" FROM SATURDAY TO THIS MORNING..
TREES AND BRUSH POSE SERIOUS ISSUES IN POTSDAM DISSOLUTION SCENARIO--A joint town-village study committee had a spirited discussion last week about brush pick-up and urban reforestation. A subcommittee suggests former village residents be responsible for their own brush pick-up, and that urban reforestation programs end, citing their great expense if they were to become town-wide. The argument over keeping tree-planting saw the most lively comments, as the programs are viewed as essential to keeping the village attractive.
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UNION ORGANIZERS FIGHTING TO GET MORE RETIREES INVOLVED IN LOBBYING TO PRESERVE THEIR PENSION AND BENEFITS
17-YEAR-OLD SAMUEL HURBUT OF MASSENA ARRESTED FRIDAY FOR ALLEGEDLY BURGLARIZING A RESIDENCE ON WOODLAWN AVENUE AND STEALING LIQUOR. HURLBUT ARRAIGNED AND JAILED ON 5-THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH OR 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND
19-YEAR-OLD MORRIS FIFIELD OF COLTON CHARGED WITH RECKLESS DRIVING AND OTHER COUNTS AFTER FRIDAY MORNING CRASH ON PIERREPONT AVENUE NEAR SUNY POTSDAM THAT WRECKED A JEEP AND HIS OWN VEHICLE, INJURIES NOT SERIOUS
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