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Church Street bridge to be replaced next summer

By Krystle S. Morey The bridge on Granville’s Church Street is slated for replacement next summer – and with minimal impact on traffic. Bids were accepted by Washington County’s Department of Public Works last December and awarded the lead on the project was McFarland Johnson, of Saratoga. “The main reason we selected them was because […]

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Floating phenomenon: Mettawee River currents create ‘ice disk’

By Krystle S. Morey Is it aliens? Hooligans? Nope, just science. Several Granville residents were mystified by a floating ice disk that appeared recently in the Mettowee River. “At first I thought someone was crazy enough to go out there with a snow machine – doing doughnuts,” said Gregory Fleming, trying to explain how the […]

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East Bay Road trashed

By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are assisting an investigation by the state Department of Environmental Conservation of an illegal dumping incident that apparently occurred during the night of Saturday, Dec. 29 or early morning of Sunday, Dec. 30, on Whitehall’s East Bay Road. Village Department of Public Works foreman happened to be driving by the […]

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McGurl’s pay ranks 10th in county

By Krystle S. Morey   “It is often said the most important role of the Board of Education is to hire its superintendent.” So wrote William L. Sharp and James K. Walter in their book “The School Superintendent: The Profession and the Person.” With job duties that include supervising a school district’s academics, oversight of […]

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Fire calls, accidents keep firemen busy

By Matthew Saari It’s been a busy time for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company, which has been called to numerous fires and accidents in recent days. “We’ve definitely had an uptick in calls the past couple of weeks,” said deputy chief Jim Brooks. Since Dec. 19, firemen have been called to 10 reported fires or […]

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Obituary: Robert “Bob” Henry Poucher

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Robert “Bob” Henry Poucher, 87, of Morehead City, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Carteret Health Care. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church in Morehead City, officiated by Dr. Terry F. Johnson. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. Bob lived a remarkable […]

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Obituary: Carol Anne (Manell) Senecal

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Whitehall-Carol Anne (Manell) Senecal, 85 of Whitehall New York passed away at her home in Whitehall on April 11, 2019. Carol was born on February 18, 1934 in Whitehall, NY. The daughter of the late Joseph Eugene Manell and Mary Louise (Robetor). She graduated from Whitehall High School in 1951, and married the love of […]

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Obituary: Donald William Lourie, Sr.

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West Rupert, VT-Donald William Lourie, Sr, 98, passed peacefully from this life on April 3, 2019 in Bella Vista, Arkansas. Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Allie May Peck and John T. Lourie, his wife June Huggins and sister Elsie Lourie Buck. Donald was born at home on March 3, 1921. He is […]

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Obituary: Ann G. Brown

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Mrs. Ann G. Brown, 85, of Queensbury, NY and formerly of Whitehall, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on Sunday, April 7, at the Glens Falls Center. Ann was born on February 15, 1934 in Whitehall.  She was the daughter of Roland and Louise Burke.  Ann received her education in the Whitehall schools […]

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Obituary: Leo F. Murphy

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Leo F Murphy, 84, of Fruitland Park, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Cornerstone Hospice, surrounded by loving family. Leo was born in Glen Falls to Nora (Ahearn) and Charles, and raised in Whitehall, where he graduated high school and stayed in touch with his basketball teammates. Leo met his future […]

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Obituary: Gail M. Dickinson

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Whitehall-Gail M. Dickinson 74, of Carlton Road passed away unexpectedly, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in the Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born on February 9, 1945 in Glens Falls.  She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Marjorie (Lampkins) Austin. Gail was a graduate of the Whitehall High School and the Cambridge […]

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Obituary: Phillip J. “Red” Martelle

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Wells, Vermont-Phillip J. “Red” Martelle 85 of Wells, VT. passed away peacefully in his sleep, on April 3, 2019, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Red was born on December 5, 1933 in Townsend, Mass. He was 1 of 16 children born to Fred and Harriet (Whitney) Martelle. On November 27th, 1965 Red married the […]

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Obituary: Bianca H. Brown

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Bianca H. Brown Danby, VT – Bianca Hattie Brown, age 81, passed away at Rutand Regional Medical Center in Rutland on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Bianca was born on May 11, 1937 in Weston, Vermont the daughter of the late Einar and Ruth (Carleton) Fabricius. Bianca will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great […]

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