99 NEWS FOR SATURDAY, 6/4/11
FORMER ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY LEGISLATOR GROW REMEMBERED AS A 'SUPER, SUPER GUY'--Thomas Grow, who represented the Massena-Brasher-Helena area on the county board from 1999 to 2010 and was Vice-Chair in both 2005 and 2006, passed away earlier this week at the age of 80. Former Ogdensburg area legislator Thomas Nichols, under whose Chairmanship Grow served both of those years, told 99 News Friday Grow was "...a man of few words, but when he spoke people listened...".and "...an old-school politician who didn't care what party you were, he treated people the same..." Funeral Services will be held for Grow today in Massena. Grow is known for being one of the first legislators to support both a county-wide motorized recreation trail, and the county prescription discount card that has saved people millions of dollars.
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POTSDAM DISSOLUTION STUDY COMMITTEE PREPARING FOR PUBLIC SESSION NEXT WEDNESDAY AT 6 AT AA KINGSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL ON DRAFT OPTIONS REPORT; REPORT IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.cgr.org/potsdam
WADDINGTON MEN CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND OTHER COUNTS, 20-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM BROWN AND 18-YEAR-OLD BRIAN NEWTON ARRAIGNED AND JAILED
'WOUNDED WARRIORS' FISHING EVENT GOING ON TODAY AT OGDENSBURG WATERFRONT, SOLDIERS FROM DRUM ARE THE GUESTS OF VOLUNTEER BOAT CAPTAINS...EVENT COINCIDES WITH VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL MOVING WALL DISPLAY IN DOWNTOWN MALL PARKING LOT
CLARKSON UNIVERSITY PREPARING FOR BIGGEST FRESHMAN CLASS IN HISTORY, TO TOP FALL 1984 RECORD OF 845
Claudia Clough--57--Norfolk. Services to be held at a later date at Visitation Cemetery; arrangements are with Buck Funeral Home, Norfolk.