RITA J. BENSON, 97, formerly of Chazy, N.Y., Port Chester, N.Y., Monroe Twp, N.J., and Thunderbird Retirement Resort in Glendale Ariz, died on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Hospice of the Valley in Arizona. Rita was born in Chazy, N.Y. on June 15, 1916, the daughter of William and Julia (Boulrice) West. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday in Sacred Heart Church in Chazy. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are in care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.
Rain brings floods
Rain and snowmelt cause high water conditions in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.
GOP gubernatorial candidate swings through North Country
Property taxes, Medicaid costs, the SAFE Act and natural-gas fracking among the topics the GOP gubernatorial candidate touched on with supporters in North Bangor and other communities.
Fire crews respond quickly to douse fire
Kristin Devoe and her three children, who were home when flames erupted, were evaluated by EMTs but OK.
PSU plans to improve framework on campus
Access to Hawkins Hall will be limited in coming months as underground pipes are repaired and replaced.
Vietnamese woman shares first-person account with Americans
Best-selling author Le Ly Hayslip gave a tour of her ancestral home to John Conroy and others visiting her native country.
Inaugural Grand Hike planned
The daylong trek will take participants from Westport to Essex.
Tips for crossing border during Holy Week
Travelers are urged to prepare documents as they approach border crossing stations.
Of Interest: April 16, 2014
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Police Log: April 16, 2014
Syracuse woman charged with promoting prison contraband
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