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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: Lucretia M. Ballard

Granville, NY – Lucretia M. Ballard passed away on August 19, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. Lucretia was born on October 6, 1944 in Granville, NY the daughter of the late Harold and Marjorie (Potter) Whitney. Lucretia lived her entire life in Granville. She adored her children, grandchildren and her great […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 09/13/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/06/19

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Obituary: Beatrice Gordon

Beatrice Gordon, a former resident of Whitehall, died on August 11, 2019, after a brief illness. She is pre-deceased by her husband Clifford Gordon as well as several sisters and brothers. She is survived by her three daughters: Christine, Brenda and Marcia (all of Massachusetts), one sister Anne St. Germaine (of Plattsburgh), and one brother […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 09/06/19

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Obituary: Gary Steven Liebig

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Gary Steven Liebig, age 68, passed from this life into our Lord’s hands on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma at his home after a brave fight with cancer. He was born October 6, 1950 in Granville, New York to Nellie and Donald Liebig. He married his love and best friend, Debbie January […]

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Obituary: Diane “Dolly” Jean Liebig

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Granville, NY – Diane “Dolly” Jean (Trask) Liebig, age 72, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on August 29, 2019. Dolly was born on July 25, 1947, to Osborne H. and Angeline M. (Furlo) Trask. She was a 1965 graduate of Granville High School. She married Truman T. Liebig, Jr. on April 7, 1967. Dolly […]

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Obituary: Deborah Hurley Hayward

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Whitehall-Deborah Hurley Hayward, 65, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 after a brief illness.  Born on December 31, 1953 in Glens Falls Hospital, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Hurley and Marion French. She is predeceased by her daughter Stacey Belden, great grandson Camryn Hart and nephew Joe Paddock. She enjoyed spending […]

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Obituary: Veronica Battease

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Whitehall-Veronica Battease, 93, currently residing at Washington Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, was taken into the arms of the Lord on August 28, 2019, surrounded by her family. Born on January 2, 1926, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Austin and Alberta Wills, and was raised by her Aunt and Uncle […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/30/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 08/30/19

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North Country Freepress – 09/13/19

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518 Wheels – 09/12/19

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Classifieds 09/11/19

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North Country Freepress – 09/06/19

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518 Wheels – 09/05/19

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Classifieds 09/04/19

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