SHATRAW - A funeral service for Raymond J. Shatraw, who died Sunday, May 19, 2013, was held Thursday, May 23, at St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora. Rev. Theodore A. Crosby, Pastor of St. Bernard's Church in Lyon Mountain, celebrated the Mass of Christian burial. The organist was Katie Calnon. The pall was placed by Kathy Shatraw and Karen LeClair. Karen LeClair placed the Bible and Bonny Shatraw placed the crucifix. The gifts were presented by Nancy Shatraw and Rose Shatraw. The readings were by Emily Shatraw and Maggie O'Donnell. "Words of Remembrance" were by Karen LeClair. An honor guard was provided by New York State Corrections Officers and a New York State Flag was presented to the family. Pallbearers were Adam Shatraw, Travis Shatraw, Jacob Shatraw, Bryan Shatraw, Josh Wingler and James LaDuke. Entombment followed at Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Ellenburg Depot.Online condolences may be made to www.rwwalkerfh.com. Arrangements are in care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.
- Area Sports: December 7, 2013 A schedule of sports events this weekend featuring local teams and venues.
Buffalo Wild Wings opens Monday
The new restaurant in Plattsburgh has hired 123 people from throughout the area.
Franklin County okays 5.05 percent levy increase
Franklin County legislators voted 4 to 3 to adopt a nearly $102.7 million budget that includes raises for some non-union members.
Taylor sentencing rescheduled
New date allows more time in court for restitution hearing.
New bookstore opens in Plattsburgh
Lake City Books offers customers a chance to buy, sell or trade books and movies and includes an Internet cafe.
Event kicks off Franklin County marketing effort
Andrew Zvirzdin, political/economic officer from the U.S. Consulate in Montreal, talked about partnering with the county to attract business to the area.
P-R readers react: Cellphone use on airplanes
Press-Republican Facebook readers share their views on cellphone use in the air.
- Community Calendar: Dec. 6, 2013 Check out holiday and other events, along with dinners, meetings and public-access TV.
Of Interest: Dec. 6, 2013
Take a brief look at news of note around the North Country.
Police Log: Dec. 6, 2013
Westport fugitive arrested in Vt.; Dannemora man chaged with prison contraband possession; Dannemora man charged with prison contraband possession; Dannemora man charged with prison contraband possession; Four injured in four-car accident; Dickinson Center man injured in accident.
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