New York State Funeral Directors Association

SUNY Canton FSA Study Space Photo By Greg Kie

New Classrooms, Chapel for Funeral Service Students At NY College

More than 30 aspiring funeral directors started their 2014 funeral service studies in newly-renovated classrooms at the State University of New York College of Technology at Canton.

Upgrades are part of a $6.77 million overhaul of Cook Hall, with Funeral Services Administration students benefiting from roughly $580,000 of the renovations, according to college spokesman Greg Kie.

Sydney and Peyton Vickers

Sydney Vickers used to peer around the corner expecting to see her husband Peyton in his car on his way home from work.

It was a habit that continued for about six months after Peyton died of esophageal cancer, nearly three decades after they married.

Video: Slaves No More

New York's Capital Region honors, re-buries Colonial-era slaves. Found by accident in an unmarked cemetery, scientists pinpointed their African origin and the community held a wake and funeral.

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