99 NEWS FOR 7/11/12
ELDERLY DRIVER CAUSES POTSDAM HOUSE CRASH—Village Police say an 89-year-old female, whose name was not released drove through the intersection of Market and Cherry Streets about 1:20 Tuesday afternoon, passing through two tractor-trailers and striking a house off the intersection. Injuries were not serious; the driver was taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital as a precaution. No tickets were issued. The collision caused a natural gas leak that was repaired.
MASSENA CHILD ASSAULT SUSPECT ANSWERS WARRANT, JAILED—Massena Police say 28-year-old Daniel Frederick of Watertown, formerly of Massena, turned himself in Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with felony, second degree assault and two misdemeanors alleging his role in an incident in March where a one-year-old received burns and cuts. No further details were released. Frederick was arraigned and committed on 2500 dollars cash bail or the same amount as bail bond.
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THE POTSDAM SCHOOL BOARD AGREED TUESDAY IT WILL DISCUSS THE CHASON AFFINITY PILOT AT ITS NEXT MEETING; BOARD MEMBER WADE DAVIS SAYS THE ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY I-D-A DESERVES AN ANSWER ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WHETHER THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ON BOARD. ALSO, CHRISTOPHER COWEN WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT FOR 2012-2013
ASSEMBLY MEMBER ADDIE RUSSELL SAYS A PAY RAISE FOR LEGISLATORS IS NOT A GOOD IDEA IN TIGHT FISCAL TIMES; WHETHER OR NOT THEY DESERVE A RAISE IS A SEPARATE ISSUE
JUSTIN SIPHER, A GOUVERNEUR NATIVE AND FORMER SUNY POTSDAM I-T HEAD WILL COME BACK TO THE AREA, IN A SIMILAR POST AT ST.LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY THIS AUGUST
Richard E. Merchant—76--Norfolk resident, retired longtime SUNY Potsdam Psychology professor, former Norfolk Town Supervisor, and SUNY Potsdam Basketball PA announcer. Services today at 10am at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam.