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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: Robert C. Winters

Gansevoort- Robert C. Winters 85, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, passed into the arms of Jesus, on March 17, 2019, at the Saratoga Hospital. He was born in Whitehall on March 8, 1934 the son of the late Charles and Anne (Jones) Winters. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School where he was a […]

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Obituary: Joan Doty

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Whitehall-Joan Doty age 81 passed away peacefully March 12, 2019. She was born January 28, 1938 in Whitehall, NY to David and Jean Doty. Joan is survived by two children Pam Hart (Don) and Carl Young (Carol), 3 Grandchildren, Jamie Gordon (Brad), Brian Hart (Alexis), Rachel Young, 5 Great Grandchildren, Dawson Procella, Alexis Procella, Brayden […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 03/15/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 03/15/19

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Obituary: Clifford “Buddy” LaRose

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Whitehall-Clifford “Buddy” LaRose of 1681 Hatch Hill Rd, Whitehall, NY passed into the loving arms of the Lord on Sunday, March 3, 2019. He was lovingly surrounded by those closest to him. Clifford was born the son of late John G. LaRose and Marion Grant LaRose in Providence, RI on January 22, 1961. He was […]

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Obituary: Jeremy Matthew Graves

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Jeremy Matthew Graves, 33 of Whitehall and Queensbury, NY passed away unexpectedly on Thursday February 28, 2019. Born November 3, 1985 in Cambridge, NY, he was the son of Christina Graves-Sumner of Whitehall and Timothy Phillips of Fort Edward. In his younger years he enjoyed little league in Fort Edward, where he was nicknamed Gravens. […]

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Obituary: David R. Towne

Granville, NY – David R. Towne, 74, of Granville died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Born June 10, 1944 in Granville, he was the son of William & Leona (Baldwin) Towne who both predeceased him. David was also predeceased by his twin brother Daniel who died at birth, and several aunts and […]

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Obituary: John James Farrell

John J. Farrell Granville, NY- John James Farrell, age 91, passed away at the Slate Valley Center in North Granville following a brief illness. John was born June 23, 1927 in Glens Falls, the son of the late John Henry Farrell and Doris McGinn of Glens Falls. John was the oldest of 7 children. At […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 03/01/19

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Obituary: Jillian M. King

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Comstock, NY- Jillian Marie King, 30, of Comstock and formerly of Whitehall, NY died unexpectedly of Sepsis on Friday February 22, 2019 at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, VT. She was born on March 9, 1988 at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland Vermont the daughter of Timothy  and Helen “Chip” (Bruno) Alexander. Ms. […]

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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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