The Heart Of The North Country
Audio Features from 99 Hits FM, Potsdam, NY
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99 News for 4/11/12
99 NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, 4/11/12
MERCY FLIGHT SERVICES STILL NEEDED, DESPITE NEW HELICOPTER AIR AMBULANCE--Neil Snedeker, President and COO of Mercy Flight Central based in Marcellus and Canandaigua but serving much of Northern New York, says there are times when a helicopter cannot travel in the North Country because of weather, so the new air ambulance to be provided by a partnership between Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown and the for-profit Air Methods is not really competition. The non-profit Mercy Flight, which often uses fixed-wing aircraft to transport critically-ill or injured persons to hospitals as far away as Plattsburgh, has mounted its annual fund-raising campaign; many Potsdam-area residents have received letters asking for donations.
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LITERACY VOLUNTEERS FOUNDER RUTH COLVIN TOLD AN AUDIENCE AT SLU LAST NIGHT 1 OUT OF 5 PEOPLE IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY IS ILLITERATE IN SOME FORM OR ANOTHER. SHE SAYS LEARNING WHAT PEOPLE WANT TO READ IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT MOTIVATES PEOPLE TO LEARN
STATE SENATOR JOE GRIFFO SAYS MINIMUM WAGE DISCUSSIONS ARE TAKING PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME, OUTSIDE OF BUDGET SEASON AND THEY ARE NOT CONNECTED WITH BUDGET BILLS
POTSDAM VILLAGE, CHAMBER, INSTITUTIONS TO PARTNER ON CONSOLIDATED WEB PORTAL; TRUSTEES HAVE PUT IN DOLLARS TOWARD THE PROJECT
Mrs. Genevieve Major--101--Potsdam. Memorial service for both Mrs. Major and her husband, the late Dr. Alexander Major will be held at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam at 11am Saturday. Calling hours for Mrs. Major will be Friday from 7-9pm at the funeral home.
Mrs. Alma Smalling--81--Potsdam. Services 10:30am Saturday at Potsdam United Methodist Church. Calling hours Friday 2-4, 7-9pm at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam.