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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: Lillian Bartholomew

Whitehall – Lillian Bartholomew, 91, passed away June 12, 2019 after a short illness. She is now in the arms of our Heavenly Father. Lillian was born August 3, 1927 and was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Bartholomew Sr. and her daughter Kay Belden of Whitehall, NY.  She was also predeceased by five siblings; Elizabeth […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 06/14/19

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Obituary: Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey

Danby, Vt. – Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey, 95, passed away June 8, 2019 at the Slate Valley Center in North Granville, N.Y. She was born on May 30, 1924, the daughter of Roy Greene and Cassie (Harrington) Greene.  She married Charles (Chub) Corey on September 30, 1943. She graduated from Bennington High School in 1943.  […]

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Obituary: Francis R. (Rudy) Golden

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Granville-Francis R (Rudy) Golden 73, passed away unexpectedly on March 24, 2019. A graveside service with full military honors will be conducted by Whitehall American Legion Post 83 at the Greenmount Cemetery, Greenmount Cemetery Ln, Whitehall, NY 12887, on Saturday, June 22nd at 11:00am. Reception for celebration of his life will follow afterwards at the […]

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Obituary: George R. Morehouse

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Granville, NY – Our Dad, George R. Morehouse, age 87 (21 ¾), passed to a better place on June 4, 2019 at his home on County Route 23(Slyboro Road) following a short illness. He was born in Granville, on February 29, 1932, the son of George D. (Bill) and Lena (Aldous) Morehouse. Dad grew up […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 06/07/19

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Obituary: Emerson L. DeKalb

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Granville, NY – Emerson Lee DeKalb, age 86, passed away at home on his farm on June 2, 2019 following a long illness. Emerson was born on September 9, 1932 in Granville, New York the son of the late Clinton E and Pearl I. (Lee) DeKalb. Emerson was a graduate of Granville High School. Upon […]

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Obituary: Marie V. Butler

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Raceville, NY – Marie Violet Butler passed away on May 30, 2019 at Washington Center in Argyle, NY following a long illness. Marie was born on September 17, 1927 in Middle Granville, New York the daughter of the late Levi and Essie (Wright) Ely. She married Warren Butler on November 11, 1943. Marie was a […]

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Obituary: Anita M. Jones

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Granville, NY – Anita Marguerite Jones, 88, of Granville passed away May 29th, 2019 at the Haynes House of Hope following a brief battle with cancer.  She was with family when she found eternal peace. Anita was born June 4th, 1930 in Granville to Andrew Jause (Cenname) and Mary Jause (Covino), and was of proud Italian […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 05/31/19

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North Country Freepress – 06/14/19

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