Paul O. Girard – 81

STILLWATER – Paul O. Girard, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Albany Medical Center after a short illness surrounded by his loving family.

A Memorial Mass will be held at All Saints on the Hudson (St. Peters), 895 Hudson Ave, Stillwater, NY at 11AM.  Calling hours prior to the mass will be held at the church from 9 - 11AM.  Interment with military honors at the Saratoga National Cemetery will be held at the convenience of his family.

The family requests that you please consider donations to the American Legion Post 490 Building Fund or the American Lung Association.

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Frederick Raymond (Butch) DeCelle, Sr.


COHOES - Frederick Raymond (Butch) DeCelle, Sr., 75, most recently of The Villages, FL, beloved husband of Anne Marie Dominick DeCelle, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.


Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 8pm Sunday, July 2, 2017 at All Saints on the Hudson South Church, (St. Paul’s), 121 North Main Street, Mechanicville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at11am Monday, July 3, 2017 at All Saints on the Hudson South Church by the Rev. Thomas Morrette, pastor.

Burial with military honors will be at 3pm Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville.

Donations may be made to your local Community Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (584-5373).

Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneral



Anna S. Culnaner – 89

COHOES - Anna S. Culnane of Cohoes, formerly of Mechanicville, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, NY. She was 89 years old.

Relatives and friends may call from 4-7:00pm on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 319 Park Avenue, Mechanicville. Funeral Mass will be conducted at 12 noon on Friday at All Saints on the Hudson Church, 121 North Main Street, Mechanicville. Burial will be at the convenience of her family.

Memorial donations can be made to the Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd, Rensselaer, NY 12144.

Online remembrances may be made at

Hillary Clinton Visits Cohoes, Bernie Sanders Visits Albany – by V. Gallagher

COHOES - Nearly 2,400 people gathered together at the Cohoes High School Gymnasium on Monday night, April 4. But this wasn’t for a sporting event or a school assembly; it was to see and hear the former U.S. Senator from New York and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Read the entire article in the 04-14 issue.

The Express Newspaper – April 14, 2016

Cohoes-Waterford Bridge – by H. Wessell

ALBANY and WATERFORD, February 24 –Cuomo announced that the $20.3 million project for the replacement bridge to carry Route 32 over the Mohawk River will begin today. The current built in 1932 is used by over 16,000 vehicles daily, will be  placed as part of New York State's Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program and is funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of the governor's $518 million program to replace some 105 bridges around the State.

Read the entire article in the 03-03 edition.

The Express Newspaper – March 3, 2016

Richard Michael Manning, Sr.

COHOES – Richard Michael Manning, Sr., died Saturday Sept. 5th, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy after being stricken.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 7 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville. Calling hours at the Funeral Home on Monday from 5-7 PM. Burial with military honors is set for Wednesday at 2 PM at the Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to Rick’s family would be appreciated, in memory of Richard M. Manning, Sr.

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Robert Dennis Warren – 62

COHOES - Robert Dennis Warren, 62, of Cohoes passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 28, 2015.

Relatives and friends may call from 2-5pm on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 173 Main Street, Schaghticoke. Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30am on Monday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the family plot in Millertown Cemetery, Johnsonville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Hemophilia Foundation, 116 West 32nd Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10001.

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