99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 8/20/12
GOUVERNEUR BUTCHER KNIFE INCIDENT SENDS MAN TO JAIL—Village Police arrested 21-year-old Kevin Kincaid, Jr., a Fort Drum soldier early Sunday after he allegedly entered a dwelling on Hailesboro Street by force and threatened somebody else with the knife. He was arraigned on a felony count of first degree burglary and misdemeanor counts of weapon possession and menacing, then turned over to MP's at Drum for possible military disciplinary action.
NO BAIL FOR GOUVERNEUR MAN IMPLICATED WITH BASEBALL BAT INCIDENT—Village Police say 48-year-old Louis Mandigo of Larch Circle allegedly wielded a bat in a recent incident off Service Street, the space near the gazebo and parking lot behind the main block of downtown buildings. Mandigo was charged with felony weapon possession and misdemeanor menacing, then committed without bail because he has previous felony convictions. A felon cannot possess a weapon, by law in New York State.
FINE TOWN SUPERVISOR SAYS NEWS ABOUT PAPER MILL HARD, BUT NOT TERRIBLE—Mark Hall told us last week the information that Scotia Investments has decided to seek a buyer for the Newton Falls Paper Mill instead of a partner, is “not the end” by any means when it comes to restarting the facility. Hall says “....we've been through these things before, and it's not like 100 people just lost their jobs.” He also said “a lot of wheels are turning now to preserve grants, and the restoration of the Newton Falls rail line, which is a regional asset.”
NORWOOD LAKE REGATTA, AQUATIC SNOWMOBILE RACES COMING UP SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, 600 AND 800 SERIES OVALS ARE ON THE RACE CARD AGAIN THIS YEAR
MASSENA 10TH GRADER BRUYANNE MURRAY WON THE “GRAND CHAMPION” TITLE IN THE WOLD JUNIOR CARP TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, USED BAIT MADE OF BREAKFAST CEREAL, MAPLE SYRUP, AND PINEAPPLE JUICE