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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 […]

Granville High School

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: Marta Ann Hitchen

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Queensbury, NY – Marta Ann Hitchen, 74, of Queensbury and formerly of Granville, passed away peacefully at home on May 11 after a lengthy illness.  Marta was born in 1944 in Granville, the daughter of Mary (Prehoda) (Hitchen) Macura and Harry Hitchen.  She graduated from Granville High School and the College of St. Rose, and […]

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Obituary: Janice F. Fay

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Putnam, NY and Wingate, NC –Janice F. Fay, formerly of Putnam, NY passed away peacefully on June 14, 2019 after a brief illness. Born on June 8, 1963 in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of Joel and Margaret Murphy of Dresden, NY. On July 1, 1988 she married Robert Fay in Somerville, NJ. […]

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Obituary: Richard Lee “Dickie” Beebe Sr.

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Whitehall-Richard Lee ‘Dickie’ Beebe Sr. of Whitehall passed away on June 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 Years old. Dickie was the second of three children to Raymond and Carolynn (Rock) Beebe.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp at  the age of 19 and proudly served ten years with […]

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Obituary: Tyler John Eagan

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Whitehall – Tyler John Eagan , 23 of 9 North St., passed away on May 31, 2019, in an unexpected and tragic boating accident, resulting in his drowning. He was born July 11, 1995 in Glens Falls, N.Y. to Arthur O. and Tammy L. (Bessette) Eagan. Tyler has always loved the great outdoors, ever since […]

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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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Lakes Classifieds – 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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North Country Freepress – 06/14/19

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Classifieds 06/13/19

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518 Wheels – 06/06/19

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