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
- Athletes set for 16th edition of Ironman Lake Placid The professionals will get started at 6:20 a.m. with the age-group athletes will begin at 6:30 a.m. using a rolling start during Saturday's Ironman Lake Placid.
Police: Pickup clocked at 80 mph before double fatal
Authorities say Trevor J. Sisto showed no remorse after leading police on chase in Lake Placid, North Elba, ending in death of Potsdam couple.
DA: Trombly manslaughter case not over
Awaiting new trial date from Clinton County Court after mistrial declared Friday.
Ironman draws nearly 20,000 to Lake Placid
A record crowd expected, 3,300 volunteers are ready, and five captains earn Ironman grants for charity.
Natural-gas service to expand in Town of Plattsburgh
Public Service Commission gave OK; details yet to come.
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.
Doheny endorses Stefanik
Still on Independence ballot but won't campaign for 21st Congressional District seat against Republican who defeated him in primary.
Four arrested on heroin, cocaine charges
All accused of felonies, arraigned and sent to Clinton County Jail.
Minerva man charged with sex abuse
William C. Smith, 47, worked as a custodian and bus driver at Minerva Central School.
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