99 NEWS FOR SATURDAY, 12/17/11
SAFER CROSSWALKS AND WALKABILITY WILL BE PART OF 2012 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN—The Potsdam Village Comprehensive Plan Committee agreed this week there needs to be steps taken to ensure pedestrian safety. One key location in Wednesday's discussion was the section of Elm Street near the IGA and the US Post Office, frequented by downtown residents without vehicles, and residents of nearby Midtown Apartments.
MASSENA, CANTON STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING THURSDAY NIGHT ARMED ROBBERY ATTEMPT AT “THE CORNER STORE” AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 37-37C ABOUT 6:30 THURSDAY NIGHT. SUSPECT ENTERED STORE WITH KNIFE DEMANDING MONEY, THEN FLED ON FOOT WITHOUT LOOT. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION CALL CANTON STATION AT 379-0012
ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT JOB GREENWOOD SAYS FARMERS ARE THANKFUL USDA HAS BACKED OFF ON A BAN OF WINTER MANURE-SPREADING, SAYS “FARMERS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN GOOD STEWARDS OF THE LAND, AND GETTING BETTER”.
POTSDAM POLICE ARRESTED 28-YEAR-OLD JACOB RUNIONS OF MASSENA THIS WEEK ON A FELONY GRAND LARCENY CHARGE ALLEGING HE WROTE A BAD CHECK FOR MORE THAN A THOUSAND DOLLARS TO POTSDAM TIRE AND AUTO
POTSDAM TOWN COUNCIL VOTES, WITH ABSTENTION BY JUDITH RICH TO SUPPORT DRYDEN-ULYSSES EFFORT FOR HOME RULE ON HYDROFRACKING
James Burkett—73—Potsdam. Services 10am today at St.Mary's Church in Potsdam. Arrangements with Garner Funeral Home, Potsdam.