99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 11/28/08SD
PUBLIC DEFENDER ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED--The Courier-Observer reports this morning Brian Pilatzke, a Public Defender for St. Lawrence County, was reportedly assaulted recently by a woman in Massena with whom he was intimately involved; the woman also allegedly kept Pilatzke from removing his laptop computer from the residence. 24-year-old Elizabeth Lamina was charged with felony grand larceny and misdemeanor attempted assault, arraigned and released to probation supervision
TOUGH TIMES AHEAD FOR SCHOOLS--Potsdam School Superintendent Pat Brady says budget cuts from a massive loss in state aid will have a serious affect on the school's ability to deliver programs and services that lead to Potsdam students scoring some of the best outcomes in state evaluations in the region.
POTSDAM ALCOHOL STING NETS CHARGE FOR STORE CLERK--Village Police worked with State Police Wednesday to send an underage operative into local stores attempting to buy alcohol. One ticket was issued; 51-year-old Anna Ives of Potsdam, an employee of a business on Elm Street.