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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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A look back at 2018…

By Matt Saari & Krystle S. Morey   Despite being small, rural communities in upstate New York, Whitehall and Granville certainly kept reporters on their toes. 2018 was quite a newsworthy year for Granville and Whitehall, with eye-catching headlines – both good and bad – being produced almost every week. The Times and Sentinel took […]

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Obituary: John P. Pacyna

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John Paul Pacyna, 81, of Poultney, Vermont, died on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born on February 6, 1938, in Poultney, Vermont, the son of Anthony Pacyna, Sr and Anna (Susalka) Pacyna. He graduated from Poultney High School in 1957 and served as a member of the U.S. Army […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 02/22/19

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Obituary: John “Sonny” Greenwood, Jr.

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Whitehall-John “Sonny” Greenwood, Jr. 86, passed away unexpectedly on February 18, 2019, at his home on County Route 10, Whitehall NY.  He was born in Whitehall on June 6, 1932, the son of the late John and Charlotte (Lamphere) Greenwood Sr. Sonny loved playing his music on his guitar, either with his friends or by […]

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Obituary: Kenneth J. McKee

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Kenneth J. McKee (Beefer), went into the arms of the Lord on February 11, 2019. He died unexpectedly at his place of employment in Ft. Worth, Texas. Kenneth was born on March 25, 1960 in Whitehall, New York. He is the son of the late Kenneth M. McKee and is survived by his mother Beverly […]

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Obituary: John R. Sparano Sr.

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John R. Sparano Sr., 87, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, passed away into the arms of the Lord Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Albany Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born Jan 11, 1932, on First Avenue in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Ralph and Rose (Caruso) Sparano. Before graduating from […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 02/15/19

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Obituary: James P. Marra Jr.

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Granville, NY – James Patrick Marra, Jr passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital with his family by his side. James was born in Schenectady, NY on May 4, 1955, the son of the late James Patrick and Ethel Jane (Winchell) Marra, Sr. He was the first of six children. He […]

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Obituary: Ludrick “Louie” E. Fabian Jr.

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Granville, NY – Ludrick “Louie” E. Fabian Jr. passed away of a broken heart at his home on February 6, 2019. Louie was born on December 27, 1944 in Granville, NY the son of the late Ludrick and Mary (Godek) Sr. Louie was a 1962 graduate of Granville High School. Upon graduation he worked in […]

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Obituary: Thomas S. Eley

Thomas S. Eley Greenwich, NY – Thomas Stockbridge Eley, age 84, passed away at the Albany Stratton VA on Sunday, February 10, 2019, with his family by his side, following a long illness. Tom was born on March 18, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts the son of the late Thomas C. and Leontine (Stockbridge) Eley. He […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 02/08/19

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Obituary: Lynne Margaret Mason-Hayes

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Lynne Margaret Mason-Hayes Wells, VT – Lynne Margaret Mason-Hayes, age 75, passed away with her family by her side, on February 6, 2019 at her home in Wells. Lynne was born on November 21, 1943 in Granville, New York the daughter of the late Kenneth Mason and Margaret Baker Roberts. She treasured her family and was […]

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Obituary: Linda A. Angiolillo

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Granville – Linda A. Angiolillo, 71, of Granville, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 following a brief illness after being diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. She was born on October 8, 1947 in Granville, N.Y. the daughter of Harold Bruce and Margaret (Edwards) Bruce, Kehoe. She graduated from Granville High […]

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North Country Freepress – 02/22/19

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518 Wheels – 02/21/19

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North Country Freepress – 02/15/19

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518 Wheels – 02/14/19

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