99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY, 12/4/08
LABAFF PANS DOT EXPRESSWAY PROPOSAL--Ernie Labaff of Potsdam, longtime chair of the committee that coordinated a study recommending a new four-lane highway along the Route 11 Corridor, says the concept of bypasses around communities along the already-existing road to relieve traffic congestion would be ineffective in bringing development and jobs to Northern New York. He says "It would be the same as the state bypassing us"
HEUVELTON BAR BURGLARY SUSPECT JAILED--Sheriff's Deputies and Detectives say 29-year-old Craig Stull allegedly broke a windown to get into Doug's Tavern Tuesday night, and once inside used hammer to allegedly try to open up a lottery terminal, a safe, and an automated teller machine. He was unable to open any of them, and left the building through a front window. Stull was arraigned yesterday on a felony count of third degree burglary and committed to lockup on 10-thousand dollars cash bail or 20-thousand dollars bail bond.
ROUTE 56 COLLISION SETS CAR ON FIRE, DRIVER HURT--Sheriff's deputies say a Seaway Ambulance van turning into Seaway Tech BOCES Wednesday afternoon was struck from behind by a car driven by 34-year-old Sean Lynch of Massena. The Lynch vehicle caught fire; Lynch was transported by ambulance to Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Injuries were not reported to be serious. Norwood Fire Department also responded to the scene. The driver of the ambulance van, 48-year-old Nancy Lee Walker was not hurt. Lynch was ticketed for following too closely.
FOX:JOBS MADE ME WHAT I AM TODAY--Incoming SLU President Dr. William Fox told reporters Tuesday about jobs he held outside of academia and ministry, especially while in school. He says he is thankful for the people who believed in his dream and that of his parents.
Marion 'Judy' LaClair--64--Dekalb Junction. Services 2pm today at Green Funeral Home in Gouverneur, calling hours today 12noon-2pm.