99 NEWS FOR THURSDAY, 9/20/12
POTSDAM MAYOR SEEKS INPUT ON TAX EXEMPTIONS—State Yurgartis told Trustees Monday he would like to hear from them and the public to see what could be done to offer more tax breaks, especially for new home construction. The village's Comprehensive Plan has points to encourage housing growth, especially in single-family dwellings and housing options for specific groups like senior citizens.
ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COUNCIL SEEKS MEMBERS—The Council is an advisory panel to the Board of Legislators that makes policy recommendations. It has had problems in recent months meeting quorum to send recommendations to the Legislature. Forms are available through this link: <http://www.co.stlawrence.ny.us/Departments/BoardofLegislators/Boards/ListofBoards> There are three open seats.
MASSENA MAYOR JIM HIDY SAYS “ENOUGH'S ENOUGH” WHEN TALKLIN ABOUT THE NEW CURFEW LAW PASSED BY TRUSTEES KEEPING YOUTHS 16 AND UNDER INDOORS FROM 10PM-5AM
POTSDAM LIONS CLUB WHITE CANE FUND-RAISER COMING UP BOTH THIS WEEKEND AND NEXT, FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS AT BUSINESSES AROUND TOWN; MONEY GOES DIRECTLY TO VISION PROGRAMS FOR THE NEEDY
Kenny Parker—48--Services 11am Saturday at Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop, calling hours Friday 2-4, 6-8pm
David Thomas—Potsdam. Services 10am Saturday at Garner Funeral Service of Potsdam with calling hours Friday from 4-7pm
Paul Herbert Waite—85—Potsdam. Services Noon Friday at Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam with calling hours Thursday 4-7pm
Donald Poor—70--Rensselaer Falls. Services 2pm Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Canton with calling hours Thursday from 6-8pm