The Heart Of The North Country
Audio Features from 99 Hits FM, Potsdam, NY
Duration: 5:12 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
99 News for 10/8/12
99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 10/8/12
SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT, “TAKE ME AS I AM” ATTITUDE PREVENTS MANY PEOPLE FROM GETTING JOBS, TEACHER SAYS—David Timm, a welding instructor for St.Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Northwest Tech in Gouverneur, told a group of technology teachers, business leaders and school counselors gathered for a conference at Clarkson University Friday many young people he sees today don't understand why they don't get hired, when they go into a job interview with tattoos and piercings, and an attitude they don't have to conform to rules about dress and being on time. He says the mother of one student he had last year with a chronic attendance problem was brought in for a conference, and it was learned the student was brought breakfast in bed every morning. He says the attitude of “I get what I want when I want it” is commonplace today.
STATE COMPTROLLER SAYS MORE NORTH COUNTRY INVESTMENTS ARE BEING TALKED ABOUT—Thomas DiNapoli told 99 News Friday in Potsdam as he was visiting in advance of speaking to the St. Lawrence County Democratic Party dinner, that there is nothing new to report right now, but if there is another investment locally from the State Pension Fund, it is likely it will be related to higher education. Zero Point Clean Tech, a biomass gasification business with roots at Clarkson University received start-up funds from the Pension Fund. DiNapoli says business investments made with Pension Fund awards set aside for that purpose have had a return of 30 percent—better than other similar investment pools.
FIRE AT STAUFFER HAY BARN ON MC.EWEN ROAD IN LAWRENCE DESTROYS STRUCTURE, CALLS TRUCKS OUT TWICE SUNDAY
COUNTY MADE OVER A MILLION DOLLARS SATURDAY AT TAX AUCTION
26-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW MC.LEAN OF BRIER HILL ARRESTED AND JAILED FRIDAY ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ALLEGATIONS
WHAT DEPUTIES CALLED “ALARMING” TEXT MESSAGE ALLEGATIONS SENT 56-YEAR-OLD BERT BLADE TO COUNTY JAIL SATURDAY