BELL - A Mass of Christian burial was concelebrated Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, from St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville, for Herman A. Bell, 86, of the Wallace Hill Road, Plattsburgh, who passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, at his home with his loving family by his side. Rev. Scott Seymour, pastor of St. Alexander's Church and the Rev. William Reamer, pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church concelebrated the funeral Mass. They were assisted by Rev. Deacon Marvin Connor, David Pereira, Ray Trubide and Robert Mertz. Organist was George Shnob accompanied by the choir of St. Alexander's and St. Joseph's Church. Barbara Recore, Linda Daniels and Sandra Boslet, his daughters, placed the pall. Valida Bell, his wife, placed the Crucifix. Bryan Conners, his son-in-law, placed the Rosary. Mariln Pereira read from scripture. Randy and Lynn Bell, his son and daughter-in-law, presented the gifts. Pallbearers, all grandsons, were Jeremy Recore, John Recore Jr., Jason Recore, Corey Daniels, Brad Daniels and Justin Bell. Honorary bearer was Todd Recore. Interment followed in St. Alexander's Cemetery in Morrisonville, where Rev. Scott Seymour read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518)561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneral homeinc.com
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A pickup truck ablaze was reported at 3:53 a.m. Friday and then a house fire 12 minutes later, Plattsburgh City Fire Department says.
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Franklin County legislators mull staff raises
Some Franklin County employees have not had a pay increase in four years, but the $45,000 earmarked for them may get returned to the 2014 general fund.
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Four of the red-throated variety were among birds that crash landed in the Adirondacks during a recent windstorm.
New trails open at Fort Ti
Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga can now hike and canoe the national historic landmark's grounds and waterways.
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