The Heart Of The North Country
Audio Features from 99 Hits FM, Potsdam, NY
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99 News for 5/7/12
99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 5/7/12
FELONY CHECK FRAUD-RELATED COUNTS FILED IN FRANKLIN COUNTY AGAINST TWO ST.LAWRENCE COUNTY MEN—State Police in Malone and Ray Brook say 38-year-old Mark Buffham of Canton and 41-year-old Gerold Dissottle of Norfolk allegedly made numerous purchases of electronics and construction equipment using bogus checks. No further details were released. Buffham was charged with numerous counts of Grand Larceny, a felony fraud charge and a misdemeanor count of petit larceny. Dissottle was charged with felony possession of stolen property. Both men were arraigned and jailed in Malone...Buffham on 25-thousand-dollars cash bail or 50-thousand-dollars bail bond, Dissottle on 15-thousand-dollars cash bail or 30-thousand-dollars bail bond.
ROUTE 11 CANTON CRASH CLAIMS LIFE OF POTSDAM WOMAN—74-year-old Eleanor Uffer of State Street perished as a result of injuries she received Sunday afternoon as the vehicle she was operating crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Zachary Benson of Gouverneur. Both Benson and his passenger, 25-year-old Domique Huckins of the same Sleepy Hollow Rd, Gouverneur address were treated and released from Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg. Uffer was pronounced dead at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Sheriff's Detective Gus Burns says neither alcohol nor drugs is believed to be a factor; the investigation of the fatal crash is ongoing. Uffer was the retired longtime art teacher at the now-defunct SUNY Potsdam Campus School.
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Celebration of Life for Kevin Maginn, 58 of Massena who passed away in March will be Saturday, May 13th at the Massena VFW on Hatfield Street from 1-4pm. Arrangements with Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena
Robert “Bobby” Laffin—73—Akwesasne. Services at Kanienhehawa Longhouse 1pm Wednesday; calling at the Longhouse from 2pm today until the time of the service. Arrangements are with Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena
David Faucher—Celebration of Life service to be held at Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena Tuesday at 5pm.
Mary Ann Cook—68—St. Regis, Que. Services at St. Regis Church, Akwesasne 2pm Thursday. Calling at Akwesasne Homemakers from Noon Tuesday until 12:30pm Thursday. Arrangements are with Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena
Paul Stewart, Jr.--55--Rensselaer Falls. Services 11am Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Calling hours at the funeral home Thursday 2-4, 6-8pm
Joyce Swartsfigure—72—Potsdam. Services 11am Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with calling hours Tuesday from 4-8pm