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.
Local shoppers out in force
Black Friday and Small Business Saturday draw shoppers throughout the North Country.
Local bookstores face digital competition
Many shop owners say they believe they are able to successfully compete with eReaders.
City marina project moves forward
The plan has been approved by the City of Plattsburgh Planning Board but still requires additional permits and contracts.
Giroux honored by Extension
Longtime agriculture, political leader garners Friend of Extension award at group's annual meeting.
The art of a global woman
Herbi M. Francis's yen to travel began while listening to her father's exploits far away from Akwesasne.
Local educator named Professor of the Year
Dr. Curt Stager, environmental-science professor at Paul Smith's College, earns national distinction in Washington, D.C.
Franklin County Property Transactions
These are recent Franklin County Property Transactions.
Business briefs: Dec. 1, 2013
New board member; Fundraiser hosted; Designation received; Olympic hopefuls; Holiday story; Tour completed.
Farm briefs: Dec. 1, 2013
Local food, beverage products list available.
Editorial: Links to Canada benefit economy
We certainly want to avoid the appearance of rejoicing over news that giant aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin wants to close its plant near Syracuse.
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