JOSEPH A. OBERT, 46, of Cusprinie Way, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at home. He was born June 26, 1967, in Plattsburgh, the son of the late Adelor and Marielle (Bushey) Obert. Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Brown Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Arrangements are with Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, New York 12901 (518) 561-3980.
Two years, no answers in search for Colin Gillis
Tupper Lake teen's disappearance on March 11, 2012, remains an open case, as police seek further information.
School officials say close the Gap
Now that the state boasts a $300 million surplus, it's time to restore aid that was called a one-time cut four years ago, Saranac Lake Central School and others are saying.
Cuomo budget includes education initiatives
Along with partial elimination of the Gap Adjustment, his proposed spending plan would add Universal Pre-K programs and institute a property-tax freeze.
New Democrat joins race for Congress
Former St. Lawrence County Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Burke will run in a primary for the 21st District seat.
City still discussing sidewalk snow removal
Issue has been a hot topic in Plattsburgh this winter with all the snow and ice the area has seen.
Essex County braces for rabies
Public Health is holding immunization clinics and gearing up for its spring fight against the spread of the disease.
No losers in pond-hockey fundraiser
A group of correction officers took to the ice at a Champlain home to benefit a colleague with cancer and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Franklin County public-transportation buses need new home
County is under a tight deadline to vacate the former Cleyn & Tinker building.
Plattsburgh launches town history blog
The first installment will appear March 12, and Town Historian Jerry Bates hopes to post a new one every 14 days.
Of Interest: March 11, 2014
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