99 NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, 5/18/11
KARDASH SELECTED COLTON-PIERREPONT SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT FINALIST--The Board of Education announced Tuesday Joseph Kardash was chosen as the top candidate to replace Superintendent Martin Bregg, who will retire at the end of the school year. Kardash has a background in the business world as well as education; he has a management degree from Marist and worked for IBM at one time. He is also a certified school district finance officer. Kardash is expected to assume the Superintendent's post July 1st. He is currently Athletic Director and Computer Coordinator for the school district. Kardash won the spot over two other finalists...Michael Worden from Heuvelton Central, and Mark White from Hermon-Dekalb.
VOTERS AT BRASHER FALLS, EDWARDS-KNOX, AND MASSENA SAY NO TO BUDGETS TUESDAY; POTSDAM SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTERS OUST LONGTIME SCHOOL BOARD INCUMBENTS MARY ASHLEY-CARROLL AND ANN CARVILL BY WIDE MARGINS IN FAVOR OF WADE DAVIS AND FRED STONE. INCUMBENT CHRIS COWEN KEEPS HIS SEAT.
ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT JON GREENWOOD SAYS FORAGE CROP PLANTING IS AT LEAST THREE WEEKS, POSSIBLY A MONTH LATE BECAUSE OF SPRING RAIN, FLOODING
DEDE SCOZZAFAVA TO RECEIVE SUNY POTSDAM'S HIGHEST HONOR, THE ROGER LINDEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD AT BACHELOR'S COMMENCEMENT SUNDAY
FRASER STURGEON, SLU GRADUATE AND LONG-TIME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, COACH AT SARANAC LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL PASSES AT AGE 85
Arthur Colburn--86--former Potsdam resident. Masonic services 8pm Friday at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam. Calling hours Friday 6-8pm. Military committal service 11am Saturday at Sunnyside Cemetery, Morristown
Frank Samphier--95--Waddington. Services 10am Friday at St. Mary's Church, Waddington. Calling hours 6-8pm Thursday at Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington.