PLATTSBURGH — Brooks — A funeral service for Roger L. Brooks, 77, of Brand Hollow Road, Peru, was held Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel in Peru. Rev. Dr. Kenneth Parker, officiated.Words of remembrance were offered by daughter, Tammy Harrigan. Pallbearers were longtime family friends, Jim Irwin, Pat Remillard, Pete Remillard, Tim Remillard, Tom Remillard, and Steve Remillard. Committal prayers and burial followed in God's Acre Cemetery in Peru. A gathering followed at the Peru VFW Post 309. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country, 358 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10305. Arrangements were in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Roger Brooks please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com
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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