THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Based off of news stories of testimony and closing arguments of the murder trial for Oral ‘Nick’ Hillary, who is accused of killing 12-year-old Garret Phillips of Potsdam on Oct. 24, 2011, what verdict do you think Judge Felix Catena will hand down?
Results will be posted following the verdict.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
New York State exempts heating fuels from their four-percent sales tax, but counties can charge sales tax, and St. Lawrence County does.
Based on the financial situation of the county and its residents, do you think St. Lawrence County should charge residents with sales tax on all heating fuels even though they do not have to?
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Plaice 2 Meat, 57 Market St., had a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 21 as a part of their official grand opening. The Potsdam Chamber welcomed them to business community. Owners Tarik Maatallah and his wife Badra Rouhi thanked their family, the chamber, the village planning office, their staff, and their customers for their support. Pictured in front row from left David Moulton, Badra Rouhi, Tarik Maatallah and Fred Hanss. Middle row Jesse Holinger, Aimad Ait Maatallah, Abedelatif Ait Maatallah, and Cheyenne Holinger. Back row Marylee Ballou, Michelle Durham, Mo Hanouf, Alex Wise, Donald Gruneisen, and Bill from B99.3
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John Beaudette, right, a member of the Morley Library Association, for the past three years has organized a Biking For Books fundraiser to benefit the library. This year’s 50K ride in the Morley area generated $1,660 that was presented to Morley Library Association President Linda Smith. The funds will be used for books, library programs and maintenance of the library building.View enlarged photo.
The Parishville Town Board, in conjunction with the Daughters of the American Revolution, adopted a proclamation recognizing the week of Sept 17th through the 23rd as Constitution Week. Pictured are Madeline Pennington, Corliss Mittelstaedt, and JoAnn Richards of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Town Board Members Shirley Robinson, Melvin Sweeney, Kari Tremper and Supervisor Rodney Votra.
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Ogdensburg Education Association recently gave $200 to the Fort la Presentation Association for Living History Day, which will take place in May on Lighthouse Point. Over 330 students from Heuvelton Central School, Ogdensburg City School District and Morristown Central School will experience what life was like in the 18th century. Pictured are, from left, OEA President David Price, Fort la Presentation Board member Bill Merna and OEA member Julie Johnson. Photo from teacher Julie Madlin.View enlarged photo.
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