Massena village seeking public input on fire pit regulations; firefighters support proposal
By ANDY GARDNER
North Country Now
MASSENA -- With support from the fire department, the village will seek public input as they consider revising the code to regulate outdoor campfires.
Deputy Mayor Matt Lebire said people are already having backyard fires, so they may as well put regulations on the books.
Neil T. Willmart, Sr., 73, of Colton passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Canton-Potsdam Hospital on Monday, February 18, 2019. Calling hours will be at Garner Funeral Home, Friday, February 22nd from 1 – 3 p.m. with a Memorial service officiated by Rev. Stephen Rocker, immediately following. Burial will be in the spring at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Colton.
Neil, known by many as Tom (or as he and his late son called each other: “Jimmy”) was born on July 31, 1945 to Frances Lawson and Elmer (Joe) Willmart.
Carl H. McCready, 80, formerly of Ogdensburg, died on February 18, 2019, at RiverLedge Nursing Home, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, February 22, 1 – 3 p.m., funeral to follow, Reverend Paul Dettmer officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Fairview Cemetery, Canton.
A Memorial Service for Leilia N. (Cliff) lovannisci, age 89, of Ogdensburg will be held on Thursday (Feb 21, 2019) at 1:30 p.m. at the St Joseph’s Home Chapel with Deacon Anthony Pastizzo officiating. Entombment will follow at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Mrs. lovannisci passed away on Monday (Feb 18, 2019) at the St. Joseph’s Home with her loving family by her side. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Warren G. Fletcher, age 87, of Lisbon will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday February 22, 2019 at the First Congregational Church of Lisbon with Pastor Andrea Mericle officiating.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mr. Fletcher passed away on Monday (Feb 18, 2019) at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
PARISHVILLE -- A Celebration of Life for 62 year old Catherine S. "Susie" Frank, a resident of Parishville, will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Parishville Fire Hall from the hours of 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Brasher Falls- Mrs. Edna Gale LaFave, 94, peacefully passed away on February 14, 2019 at the Massena Memorial Hospital in the presence of her family.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. In keeping with Edna’s wishes there will be no services at this time. Burial will take place in the spring at Carville Cemetery in Helena for her immediate family. Her family and friends will be holding a Celebration of Life later with a date to be determined.
Coleen R. Dennis, 67, of Canton died peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg.
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Sen. Ritchie helps Ogdensburg Fire Department secure grant to purchase natural gas detectors
Sen. Patty Ritchie is seen at the Ogdensburg Fire Department with from left Assistant Fire Chief Don McCarthy, Firefighter Blair Roethel, Firefighter Aaron Charlton, Firefighter Tim Stevenson, Firefighter Scott McCormick, Senator Ritchie, Fire Chief Mike Farrell and Firefighter Randy Petell.