O'CONNELL - A Mass of Christian burial for Mark B. O'Connell, 57, of Standish Road, Saranac, who died on Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013, at his home, was celebrated on Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church. The Mass was celebrated by Msgr. Dennis Duprey, pastor. The Altar server was Veronica Matott. The organist was George Shnob. The crucifix was placed by Eleanor Tart. Scripture readings were by Rebecca Langlois and David Sampson. The offertory gifts were presented by Ann Sampson and Eleanor Tart. The pall bearers were Bill Siskavich, Christopher O'Connell, Jason Terry and Wes Facteau. A delegation of Corrections Officers from Clinton Correctional Facility formed an honor guard and presented the New York State flag. Burial will be in Cadyville Protestant Cemetery later in the year. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, New York 12901 . Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com
Port Henry fire considered suspicious
The blaze that destroyed the former Neil Anderson mansion began in the basement; the Essex County Fire Investigation Unit is probing the place for clues.
Flooding reported in Clinton and Essex counties
Several area roadways closed or affected; caution urged.
Clinton County sells delinquent-tax properties
More than 50 parcels went on the block after owners went two years without paying property taxes.
Downtown businesses applaud First Weekend
Despite rainy weather, the new initiative meant to revitalize the City of Plattsburgh's center enticed people to shops and restaurants.
Coopersville dig identifies old pre-1820s homestead
Landowner Andy Black, a professional archaeologist and college instructor, has identified the location of a pre-1820s homestead in the Town of Champlain hamlet.
Rabies clinic added for Clinton County
Vigilance against the deadly disease prompted officials to add the session at the Peru Fire Station set for Tuesday, June 25.
Fundraiser prize fit for a queen
Popular Queen of Hearts drawing will give away $100,000 to the lucky winner in the next three weeks.
- Malone to conduct dog census Owners have until June 19 to get their pets licensed or face a $25 penalty.
Summer Movie Express returns
Regal Champlain Centre Stadium 8 theater will offer two $1 movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for nine weeks.
Of Interest: June 12, 2013
A brief look at news of note from around the North Country.
- More Wednesday Headlines
- Port Henry fire considered suspicious