99 NEWS FOR THURSDAY, 2/9/12
AUBERTINE QUIZZED BY RITCHIE ON FARM VIABILITY FUNDING--State Ag Commissioner Darrel Aubertine was questioned by Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Patty Ritchie in a budget hearing Tuesday why the program, popular with area farmers was cut from 1.2 million-dollars to 400-thousand in the Governor's budget. Aubertine said re-appropriations in previous budgets for research projects currently underway led the Institute to tell him they could do wth 400-thousand in the proposed spending plan for this year. Aubertine once held the senate seat, and committee chairmanship that Ritchie holds now.
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STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL VEHICLE-PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT ABOUT 6:30PM YESTERDAY JUST OUTSIDE OGDENSBURG CITY LIMITS NEAR THE 68-37 INTERSECTION; ACCIDENT REPORTED TO INVOLVE A PICK-UP TRUCK
FIREFIGHTERS UNABLE TO SAVE THE RESIDENCE OF TIM AND PENNY ARQUITT AND FAMILY, 184 DAYS MILLS ROAD IN HOPKINTON. FAMILY DOG LOST; THREE PEOPLE HOMELESS
18-YEAR-OLD TYLER GRECO OF HANNACROIX, GREENE COUNTY ARRESTED AND JAILED BY DEPUTIES ON 10-THOUSAND-DOLLARS BAIL AFTER TUESDAY TRAFFIC STOP BY US BORDER PATOL TURNED UP POT, PEYOTE, AND PRESCRIPTION MEDS
PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON VOTER TURNOUT LOW, BUT MARGIN WAS MORE THAN 3:1 TUESDAY IN FAVOR OF AN EXCEL PROJECT TO UPGRADE LIGHTING, TECHNOLOGY, AND OTHER ITEMS. 68 TOTAL VOTES--53 YES, 15 NO
Minnie Pike--86--Canton. Services 11am Friday at Kendrew United Methodist Church. Calling hours at O'Leary Funeral Home on US Route 11 Canton today 2-4, 6-8pm
Lila Robinson--91--Louisville. Services at Massena Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses 2pm Saturday. Calling hours at Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena Friday 4-7pm