Media critic Jim Romenesko pointed attention this week to the obituary of Malone native and Potsdam high school graduate Marylou Cunningham.
She was remembered for “giving cancer the finger for 27 years” and for being a lifelong Mets...
I was sad when I learned that children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died today at 83. His books hit the shelves in the early sixties, when my parents were kids. They loved his books, so when I arrived on the scene, they proceeded to...
Bloomingdale, NY, Dec 04, 2012 — One of the North Country's veteran politicians passed away this week. Joyce Morency, the long-time town supervisor in St. Armand near Saranac Lake, was 77 years old. Go to full article
Dennis Aprill passed away unexpectedly on Saturday
Mar 05, 2009 — Canton's longtime Unitarian-Universalist Minister, the Rev. Max Coot, died late Tuesday at his home. He was 81. Max Coots was minister of the Canton church from 1958 to 1992. After retiring, he had a sort of second career - as a sculptor of mostly clay figures he described as "often sublime, and sometimes ridiculous." Gargoyles , animals both real and imaginary, people. Todd Moe visited Coots at his studio out side Canton just last month. You can find his profile at our website. But before the sculptures, there were the sermons, and the meditative poetry that grew out of them. The sermons are collected in the book, Leaning Against the Wind. There are two collections of Max Coots' poetry, Seasons of the Self and View From a Tree. For an Open Studio broadcast two years ago, Max Coots talked with Dale Hobson about how poetry came into his life. They opened with Coots's reading of the poem "Prayer." TAG: Max Coots, talking with Dale Hobson in 2007. Go to full article
Jun 10, 2008 — Longtime St. Lawrence County Legislator Lloyd Moore died last Friday night, leaving a legacy of public service that stretched over 30 years. The 81-year-old Moore served on the Legislature for 38 consecutive years starting in 1968. Moore was a Republican from the Town of Clare. But John Montan, with the St. Lawrence County Planning Office, says colleagues on both sides of the political aisle respected him. Go to full article