JOHN MATHEW SHIELDS, 66, of Lake Placid, N.Y. died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Horace Nye Home of Elizabethtown, N.Y. Mr. Shields was born March 20, 1947, in Utica, N.Y. He is the son of the late James Redmond Shields Sr. and the late Edith (Oakley) Shields. There are no calling hours. A full obituary will be published at a later date. The M.B. Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.
Of Interest: April 13, 2014
Take a look at brief news of note around the North Country.
Plattsburgh City School adopts budget
Plan maintains all current programs and carries a tax-levy increase of .16 percent.
Early earthquake reports: Mission of Hope people unharmed
6.4 temblor in Nicaragua damaged the facility at the Plattsburgh-based group's Chiquilistagua compound.
Clinton County rejects labor restriction for airport expansion
Unions had sought Project Labor Agreement for major airport expansion.
Family Dollar to close some stores
No word on fate of North Country operations.
New trails open at Fort Ti
Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga can now hike and canoe the national historic landmark's grounds and waterways.
Of Interest: June 29, 2013
Take a brief look at news of note around the North Country.
Plattsburgh man charged with sexually abusing child
City Police say he began abusing girl when she was about 9 years old.
Ethics panel work to begin
Franklin County legislators may also revise 40-year-old law to include financial disclosures, subpoena powers and specific duties.
Akwesasne economic status reviewed
Consultant's efforts will include survey of residents.
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