ALEXANDER - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh, for Sarah M. Alexander, 90, of Riverside Avenue, who passed away on Tuesday, July 23, at her home with her family by her side under the care of Hospice of the North Country. The Mass was con-celebrated by Msgr. Joseph Aubin and Rev. Normand Cote, assisted by Jane Kessler. Randy Pulsifer was the musician. The crucifix was placed by Jamey Garrant, rosary by Christine Whitney, and Bible by Randall Garrant Jr. Remarks of remembrance were given by Robin and Gary Pageau. Presentation of the gifts was by Michelle and Paul Garrant. Pallbearers were Jenna Barber, Jacob Barber, Luke Alexander and Jake Alexander. Inurnment followed in St. Peter's Cemetery Columbarium. Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneral homeinc.com
Beekmantown unions switch to Plan B
Beekmantown Central School Teachers and Support Staff associations have agreed to switch to the less costly health-insurance coverage, a move expected to save the district more than 18 percent annually in premiums.
Arrest made in connection with city fires
Bruce Bombard, 17, charged with arson.
Essex County overrides tax cap
With a 15 percent tax hike looming in the new budget, Essex County lawmakers voted to surpass a 2 percent state tax cap.
Malone may get revolving loan
An eight-year-old grant request resurfaces and could bring the town $1.3 million in no-interest funding to create a third water district.
Essex County still stalled on radios
Essex County lawmakers now want to hear directly from the manufacturer before awarding a mobile-radio installation contract.
CCC, Potsdam ink new pact
Agreement allows Clinton Community students to easily transfer to SUNY Potsdam.
National conference focuses on college readiness
Local students, educators participate in College for Every Student event.
Of Interest: Dec. 3, 2013
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County Suicide Prevention Coalition forms subcomittee
The coalition also created a mission and vision statement, and selected a logo.
Health Notes: Dec. 3, 2013
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