DONALD N. FAVRO, 81, of Beekman Street in Plattsburgh, died with his loving family by his side, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh on Jan. 19, 1931, son of the late Noel and Evelyn (LaPointe) Favro. Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, from St. Peter's Church. Burial will be at a later date in St. Peter's Cemetery.
- Jury selection continues on Rivers case Michael D. Rivers faces first-degree manslaughter charge in connection with Keeseville beating death last summer.
Schonbek lighting shines in 'The Great Gatsby'
Five chandeliers and four wall sconces manufactured in Plattsburgh adorn the Roaring 20's home of Tom and Daisy Buchanan in the film starring Leonard DiCaprio.
Woman 'very, very sorry' for stabbing
Joan Terrell of Fort Covington was sentenced to five years in state prison for knifing Wayne Henault, who has Alzheimer's disease.
Wilmington barn destroyed by fire
Firefighters were able to stop the Hardy Road blaze from spreading to a nearby horse barn; no animals were injured.
School budgets, candidates up for vote today
Some districts around the North Country have propositions on the ballot for bus purchases and other items.
City School talks voting procedures
District Superintendent James "Jake" Short recently responded to public inquiry about how the district's budget votes and School Board elections are conducted.
Towns request county assessor
Contracting for the service through Essex County would be a solution to a shortage of those qualified to value properties, officials say; tentative approval moves plan a step closer.
Westport Central meets tax-levy cap
Despite earlier concerns, the proposed budget maintains staff and programs.
Dudyak, Howley seek CCRS seats
Incumbent Joey Trombley is unchallenged for a new four-year term.
Of Interest: May 21, 2013
A brief look at news of note from around the North Country.
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