99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, THANKSGIVING 11/27/08
WADDINGTON BARN LOST TO FIRE--Firefighters were called just before 5 this morning to the Mc.Knight farm, off County Route 14. The fire was called in by a passing highway crew. The structure was declared 'on the ground' at 5:05am. Investigators were called in to look for a cause.
WINTHROP MAN REFUSES TO TAKE DWI TEST; SPENDS PART OF THANKSGIVING MORNING IN JAIL--Potsdam Village Police pulled over 24-year-old Michael Emlaw after he allegedly failed to safely make the turn from May Road onto Market Street about 12:50am. He allegedly refused to take a roadside alcohol screening, and allegedly efused to take the breath test at the police station during processing. Emlaw was arraigned before Justice Margaret Garner and sent to the lockup on 1-thousand dollars cash bail or 2-thousand dollars bail bond. A check with the jail found Emlaw had posted bail and was released.
MANY NEEDY FAMILIES HARD-WORKING--Jane Wells, Director of Helping hands of Potsdam says what she is seeing the most of now are not people on welfare of food stamps, but people working 2, 3 jobs and still unable to provide adequately for their families. She says utility costs have gone up so much that many fully-employed people cannot keep up.
Dorothy Mc.Donald--85--Canton. Services 10am Saturday at Morley Wesleyan Church. Calling hours at Lawrence Funeral Home in Potsdam Friday 2-4, 6-8pm.
Norma Cramer--84--Norwood. Services 10am Saturday at Buck Funeral Home, Norwood. Calling hours Friday 2-4, 7-9pm.