DWAYNE J. BESAW, 59, of the River Road, Peru, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh, Oct. 21, 1953, the son of Edward and Ethel (Parish) Besaw. Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. Burial will be private in St. Augustine's Cemetery in Peru. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.
Mineville man spends $5, wins $1 million
Jamie Velsini says he won't quit his job despite the windfall from the New York State Lottery's Fabulous Fortune scratch-off game.
Flood damage reaches $4 million
And Franklin County is still calculating the destruction in Saranac Lake and Harrietstown with hopes of obtaining disaster-aid funding to fix it.
Administrative judge orders ORDA to enact employee contract
Public Employment Relations Board found Olympic Authority did not act in good faith to move on union agreement.
Morrisonville mobile home destroyed by fire
Rodney Blake, 51, lost everything in the blaze.
Sunmount employee pleads guilty
Derick R. Mandigo resigned from his job at the facility in Tupper Lake.
Bed tax may be close
Franklin County's plan to charge overnight guests a 5 percent fee is before committees in the State Legislature and could be acted upon before the session ends.
County manager appointment in flux
After learning of a 2005 opinion from the State Attorney General's Office about setting an appointee's term of office, Franklin County legislators will be advised to toss a resolution and create a new one.
Of Interest: June 15, 2013
Take a brief look at news of note around the North Country.
New series offers SMArt fun
Shelburne Museum now offers specialized art-themed, family-friendly programming year-round.
Becoming a dad full of joys, challenges
Dr. Lewis First offers tips for dads-to-be.
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