GEORGE JOSEPH BESSETTE SR., 83, of Ticonderoga, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga, where he has been a resident for the past 15 years. Born in Pottersville, N.Y., Feb. 26, 1929, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Beatrice (Bennett) Bessette. Relatives and friends may call 10 a.m to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Skip Trembley, Pastor of the Hague Wesleyan Church will officiate. Burial will take place in the spring at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
Social Services housing detective suggested
Moriah Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava prompted discussion among Essex County Board of Supervisors members, saying many rentals occupied by public-assistance clients are unsafe.
Laurentian eyes PARC property
The company has a purchase option on the former flight-simulator building owned by Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corp.
IRS: Lawyer hid millions
Stanley Cohen, who tried cases in Franklin County, will be sentenced to federal prison in August.
PSU tackles traffic-safety problem
The Crosswalk Safety Traffic Enforcement Program aims to educate both motorists and pedestrians in the vicinity of SUNY Plattsburgh.
Local makes return one year after Boston Marathon tragedy
Mary Duprey was three blocks away when the first blast rocked Boston.
Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs
Rouses Point woman will compete in race again this year.
Essex County names new deputy counsel
Michael Gallant, who held the positions for many years, has retired.
Energy officials promote digging safely
Excavators must dial 811 to check for utility lines near work sites.
Events planned for spring break
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