TAYLOR - A Mass of Christian burial for Mary R. Taylor, 92, of Cliff Haven, who died on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at her home, was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at St. John's Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. William Reamer, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh, concelebrated by Rev. Bill Edwards, parochial vicar and assisted by Deacon Jack Cogan. The altar servers were Gary Ryan, Josie Garrant and Paul Spilman. The organist was George Cantin and soloist was Robert Munn. The pall was placed by her children Rosemary Taylor, James Taylor and John Taylor. The crucifix was placed by Fran Smart and Rosary was placed by her sister, Sr. Jane Roach. The readers were James Taylor and Elizabeth Robinson. The offertory gifts were presented by Rosemary Searles and John Taylor. Words of remembrance were shared by daughter Rosemary Taylor. The pallbearers were Bob Pearl, Richard Siracusa, Tim Searles, Heather Taylor, Connor Bond, Richard Munn and Pete Mitchell. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery where Rev. Reamer read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneral homeinc.com.
Parades to honor Olympic athletes
Main Streets will welcome Olympic athletes home on March 16 in Lake Placid, March 26 in Saranac Lake.
Vermont towns oppose IP pipeline
Two communities and one agency voted against the spur that would cross the lake and serve the Ticonderoga mill, but the results are nonbinding.
City, town explore increased collaboration
The two Plattsburghs will host a workshop on March 14 to bring government officials and department heads together to meet with their counterparts and generate ideas on more shared services.
Master plan in view for Saranac River Trail
Town of Plattsburgh Complete Streets Committee updated on project. Next meeting is March 26.
Radio Shack to close up to 1,100 stores
The company has not announced which ones, but it has four stores in the tri-county region.
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Champlain chimney fire leads to structure fire
Smoke entered the walls of Jeffery and Shelly Peete's home.
Police: NAC student sparked fire in locker room
A teacher doused the flames with a fire extinguisher, but two lockers and some clothing items were damaged.
Students gear up for Regional Spelling Bee
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