ROBERT E. MORTENSEN (BOB), age 90, took his last flight up to the angels Thursday, July 18, 2013 following a long and amazing life lived well. Bob was born in Watseka, Ill. on Nov. 17, 1922, the only child of Mabel C. (Webster) and Urain (Bud) Mortensen. A celebration of Bob's life will take place at the Greenwood Community Room, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 23rd. Please come and share your favorite memories with all of us. The M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, N.Y. is in charge of arrangements.
Plane crashes in North Elba; 3 dead
West Virginia aircraft was trying to land at Lake Placid Airport.
- Public defender seeks judge seat Thomas Soucia proclaims his interest in new Franklin County post.
Fundraisers planned for drowning victims' families
Proceeds to assist with funeral costs for Taoufik Maknani and Michael Lawson.
Visitors share fair experiences
From karaoke to cow-cleaning, Clinton County Fair-goers share what activities they have been enjoying at the fair.
Funeral home under new but familiar ownership
Heald Funeral Home has acquired W.M. Marvin's Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Still wild over Photo Gallery
The Press-Republican's Wildlife Photo Gallery has been featured for more than 380 weeks since its inception.
Business briefs: July 20, 2014
Promotion announced; Floral designer; Rating received; Community event; Family, magazine honored; Project supported; Supply drive.
Farm briefs: July 20, 2014
NY Agri-Women appoints public relations director; Berry Grower Field Meeting being offered; Local foods learning events to be held; Seminar focuses on animal parasite problems; Interseeding research in spotlight at Empire Farm Days.
Police Log: July 20, 2014 — Brush/Structure fire
Travel-trailer destroyed by fire.
Editorial: Getting ORDA finances on track
For the second straight year, the Olympic Regional Development Authority has been criticized in a state audit, and action needs to be taken to get its finances off the downhill slope.
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- Plane crashes in North Elba; 3 dead