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POTSDAM VILLAGE TREASURER WARNS TRUSTEES OF BUDGET ISSUES--David Fenton told Trustees last week he is concerned about the low level of the sewer fund, while the price of the product went up. Fenton is also concerned the accounting of physical assets remains accurate from year-to-year to ensure smoother bonding procedures, if necessary.
MASSENA MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGEDLY RIPPING OFF THE STATE--State Police arrested 38-year-old Paul Hebert Monday on counts alleging he lied on a DMV form on the value of a vehicle to avoid paying a higher amount of tax, and that he forged a signature on a related form. Hebert was arraigned and jailed on 500 dollars cash bail or a thousand dollars bond.
HIV-POSITIVE SEX OFFENDER GETS SENT BACK TO PRISON FOR UNPROTECTED SEX--40-year-old Arthur Holmes, who had consensual deviate sex with another male without a condom at Bridgeview Civil Confinement Facility in Ogdensburg earlier this year without telling telling him he was infected, was sentenced to 3-6 years in state prison Monday. The sentence is consecutive to what he was serving parole on at the time of the incident.
CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL NOT OBLIGATED BY LAW TO NEGOTIATE PILOT FOR EXPANSION PROPERTIES--Potsdam Town Attorney Frank Cappello told the Town Council last week any deal the Hospital makes for parcels in the neighborhood it takes over for expansion is essentially a gift; as a non-profit it does not have to pay any of the taxing jurisdictions a penny. The Hospital is planning to increase parking and has other future concepts it is working on.
George LaLone--59--Hermon. Services 4pm Thursday at Allen-Denesha Funeral Home in Dekalb Junction; calling hours Thursday 1-4pm.