PLATTSBURGH — Brooks — A funeral service for Roger L. Brooks, 77, of Brand Hollow Road, Peru, was held Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel in Peru. Rev. Dr. Kenneth Parker, officiated.Words of remembrance were offered by daughter, Tammy Harrigan. Pallbearers were longtime family friends, Jim Irwin, Pat Remillard, Pete Remillard, Tim Remillard, Tom Remillard, and Steve Remillard. Committal prayers and burial followed in God's Acre Cemetery in Peru. A gathering followed at the Peru VFW Post 309. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country, 358 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10305. Arrangements were in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Roger Brooks please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com
West Chazy man remembers Mandela
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Autopsy results confirm homicide
Franklin County Coroner Ronald B. Keough also said Ward Guy Wilbur died of stab wounds; his body was found in a 19 Morris Way apartment in Saranac Lake on Nov. 25.
Police: Two city fires may be connected
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.
- Thanksgiving fire destroys Tupper home The blaze at 8 Fourth St. was sparked by faulty electrical wiring, officials believe.
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.
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.
Loons blown off course
Four of the red-throated variety were among birds that crash landed in the Adirondacks during a recent windstorm.
First Weekend events planned
Tree lighting, Polar Express set for Dec. 6 and 7.
Of Interest: Nov. 30, 2013
Take a brief look at news of note from around the North Country.
- More Saturday Headlines
- West Chazy man remembers Mandela