99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 5/26/11
POTSDAM TRUSTEES, TOWN COUNCILMEMBERS SAY DISSOLUTION IS NOT AS GOOD A DEAL AS IT SOUNDS--The boards met jointly yesterday to discuss the draft options report of the town-village dissolution study committee. The bottom-line number is that the two governments, if combined would generate a 30-thousand dollar cost. There is great skepticism that a 570-thousand-dollar state incentive to be paid annually for consolidating the two governments will last. Trustees likened it to state revenue-sharing from decades past, that municipalities depended upon which suddenly disappeared.
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CANCER ACTION FILES FORMAL ETHICS COMPLAINT AGAINST ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH BOARD AND PUBLIC DIRECTOR SUSAN HATHAWAY, CLAIMING FAILURE TO PERFORM DUE DILIGENCE ON CANCER PREVENTION EDUCATION BY IGNORING PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS IN FOOD AND WATER
TYLER WOOD OF CANTON, 24, ARRESTED LAST WEEK FOR ALLEGEDLY STEALING CHECKS FROM MOTHER IN HANNAWA FALLS, ARRESTED AGAIN YESTERDAY FOR MANY OTHER FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS IN MULTIPLE JURISDICTIONS ALLEGING MANY OTHER THEFTS, ARRAIGNED AND JAILED.
DANC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JIM WRIGHT SAYS THE LATEST SEGMENTS OF FIBER-OPTIC BEORADBAND PROJECT WILL LIKELY START CONSTRUCTION IN AUGUST, PENDING APA PERMITS.