Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Jospeh M. Nellis

    Jospeh M. Nellis Joseph M. Nellis (Joe), 61 Nellis Drive, Lacona, NY passed away Monday January 29, 2018. He was 83. Born June 28, 1934 in Pulaski, NY he was the son of the late Sumner and Reva Teachout Nellis. Joe was educated in Sandy Creek School. He married…

  • Eugene Clarence Leary

    Eugene Clarence Leary BLACK RIVER, NY- Eugene Clarence Leary, 83, of Route 3, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 surrounded by his family at the SUNY Upstate Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc., Watertown, NY. Eugene was born May 30, 1934 in Rossie, NY…

  • Hope V. Cole

    Hope V. Cole HELENA – Mrs. Hope V. Cole, 82, a longtime resident McIntyre Road, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018 at the Highland Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 2016. Hope was born September 26, 1035 at the family home in Brasher Falls,…

  • Bernard G. Roberts

    Bernard G. Roberts Brier Hill/Morristown—Bernard G. Roberts, 84, formerly of 1290 Oak Point Road, died Wednesday morning at Riverledge Health Care & Rehabilitation Nursing Home, Ogdensburg. Among his survivors are his wife Shirley and three sons and three daughters. Arrangements are incomplete with IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown. Source: Watertown…

  • George M. Spencer Jr.

    George M. Spencer Jr. George M. Spencer Jr., 68, of Calcium, passed away January 31, 2018 at his home following complications of COPD. He was surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. Born on February 22, 1949, son of George Spencer Sr.…

  • Justice Department moves to dismiss corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez

    Justice Department moves to dismiss corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez The Department of Justice moved Wednesday to dismiss the remaining charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., just weeks after prosecutors announced their intent to retry him on federal corruption charges, a decision that would allow him to avoid…

  • Tanski named as "co-conspirator" as former partner pleads to bank fraud

    Tanski named as "co-conspirator" as former partner pleads to bank fraud ALBANY — A former business partner of Halfmoon-based developer Bruce Tanski pleaded guilty to federal bank fraud charges on Wednesday in a plea agreement that identified Tanski as an unnamed “co-conspirator” in the alleged fraud. Peter D. Amato…

  • Property Owner in Lovejoy says he’s being run out of town, concerned about racism

    Property Owner in Lovejoy says he’s being run out of town, concerned about racism BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Lovejoy business owner is claiming he is getting driven out of the neighborhood. Rick Mason owns the building that houses Checkmate Bar and Restaurant. He says he’s tried to compromise with…

  • Education officials decry Cuomo plan to cap BOCES, building aid

    Education officials decry Cuomo plan to cap BOCES, building aid ALBANY — New York education leaders urged state lawmakers on Wednesday to increase support to school districts next year and limit an attempt by the governor to cap aid in the areas of transportation, building and BOCES. Source: Times…

  • Bon Ton in Salmon Run Mall is closing its doors

    Bon Ton in Salmon Run Mall is closing its doors WATERTOWN — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. will soon close its Salmon Run Mall store and several other outlets throughout the country. Bill Tracy, president and CEO of the Milwaukee-based retail owner, said in a statement that the company plans…