99 NEWS FOR 10/22/11
FOUR-LANE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY A "MEGA-PRIORITY," COLLINS SAYS--North Country Regional Economic Development Council Co-Chairs Dr. Tony Collins and Garry Douglas told reporters Friday after the council had its regular meeting at SUNY Potsdam the "Interstate-98" project--the proposed four-lane connecting Watertown to Plattsburgh--is bigger than what the councils and the state are currently working on. They said after the first round of competition for dollars and tax breaks under the new council system ends in mid-November, plans will begin to develop a Federal slate of infrastructure and other projects that will go to higher levels. Douglas says the current focus is on infrastructure and other projects that will be 'shovel-ready' within the first year.
ALLEGED LISBON CON ARTIST 31-YEAR-OLD ANTHONY JOCK OF GLEBE ROAD ARRESTED THURSDAY ON A FELONY FRAUD CHARGE ALLEGING NUMEROUS RIP-OFFS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS, INCLUDING ONE TARGETING HIS OWN SISTER--HE ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO SELL THE PIZZA OVENS AT TRU-NORTH IN FLACKVILLE BEHIND HER BACK. JOCK ARRAIGNED AND JAILED WITHOUT BAIL.
POTSDAM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR FRED HANSS TOLD TRUSTEES MONDAY POTSDAM IS A PERFECT PLACE FOR A CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
ADAM BAUBLITZ OF MOIRA, 23 ARRESTED FOR NUMEROUS FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS ALLEGING CREDIT CARD THEFT FROM HIS MOTHER, AND NUMEROUS ILLICIT PURCHASES IN THE MASSENA AREA. BAUBLITZ ARRAIGNED AND JAILED IN CANTON WITHOUT BAIL. 24-YEAR-OLD KASSI-LYNN MARCOUX OF MOIRA CHARGED PREVIOUSLY IN THE SAME CASE
NEAR-HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH FIRE TRUCK IN POTSDAM BRINGS FAILURE TO YIELD TICKET FOR 26-YEAR-OLD STEPHEN WHITE OF DICKINSON CENTER FRIDAY AFTERNOON