Marine Corps Pfc. Eric J. Walraven, son of Margaret E. Walraven of Ticonderoga, and Richard E. Walraven, earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from intense recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. For 13 weeks, training included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week before graduation, Walraven Parker endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits’ minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time.
LaForest: 50 years
Ansel and Faye LaForest celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party on June 28th. Many friends and relatives shared in their celebration.
McComb - Buskey
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McComb of Churubusco, N.Y. would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica McComb to Justin Buskey, son of Joanne Buskey of Saranac, N.Y. and Mr. Andrew Buskey also of Saranac.
Clarke - Dumas
Paul and Diane Clarke announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Clarke to David Dumas, son of Larry and Dolly Dumas. Emily is also the daughter of the late Maria Morgan.
Jerald and Linda Goucher Sr. of Keeseville would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Tonya L. Goucher to Ray L. Ouimette, son of Alice Ouimette of Au Sable Forks and the late Francis Ouimette.
- Births: July 12, 2014 Babies born at CVPH Medical Center.
Barber - Nichols
Heidi Barber of Plattsburgh announces the engagement of her daughter, Jenna Marie Barber to Evan Lee Nichols, son of Russell and Carmen Nichols on Jan 3, 2013. Jenna is also the daughter of the late Jaysen Barber.
Laurin: 50 years
Norman and Grace Laurin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party on May 25th given by their children at the Butcher Block's Adirondack room. Many relatives and friends shared in the special evening of celebration.
Manor - Wickeri
Robert and Penny Manor of Plattsburgh announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy Manor, to Todd Wickeri, son of Jeff and Jackie Wickeri of Poughkeepsie.
- Births: June 28, 2014 Babies born at CVPH Medical Center, Adirondack Health, Fletcher Allen and other hospitals.
Andrews - White
Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Andrews of Loudonville, N.Y. and Long Pond, Willsboro, N.Y. announce with pleasure the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Anne, to Jay White. Mr. White is the son of Mr. Charles Schenck and Mrs. Gale White of Plattsburgh, N Y.
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