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.
Franklin County drug sweep nets 10
Heroin dealers among those in custody in Malone.
Court hearings reset for man in car chase
Will appear in August in Lake Placid, North Elba on charges; calling hours, funeral planned for couple killed in crash.
DA's Office requesting new trial for Ronald Trombly
Attorneys will conference with Judge Kevin Ryan Wednesday morning, seeking date for new proceedings on manslaughter case involving death of jogger Ashley A. Poissant in Champlain.
Essex County debates trash contracts
May extend present contract to give time for soliciting bids from other firms.
Four arrested in underage-drinking sting
An underage volunteer attempted to buy or be served alcohol at bars and businesses in Clinton and Essex counties, police said.
Olympians among volleyball pros in Plattsburgh
City Beach was the 13th stop on the EVP Beach Volleyball Tour. INCLUDES VIDEO.
Order set on ballot for Sept. primary
Franklin County gears up for primary to fill Family Court seat.
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