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Ruth Sayers, 56

Niskayuna, NY – Ruth Karin Sayers, 56, of Niskayuna, passed away unexpectedly on May 2, 2012, surrounded by her family. Born on September 16, 1955 in Roslyn, NY, she was the daughter of Josef  and Grete (Worbs) Hanser, both German immigrants. Ruth grew up in Granville  and graduated from Granville High School in 1973.  She […]

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To cut or not to cut?

This tree

By Bill Toscano A proposal by the Granville Chamber of Commerce to radically change the look of Main Street has not gone beyond the early planning stages, but it’s already drawing strong opinions from downtown merchants. “I think it would be an awesome idea,” Shelly Reed, who owns Happy Daze Pub with her husband Scott, […]

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Helen Cleveland, 95

Helen Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Indian River Nursing Home. Helen was born in Middletown Springs, Vt., on Sept. 30, 1916, the daughter of Arthur and Espy (Edmunds) Hubbard. Helen graduated, as valedictorian, from Middletown Springs High School in 1934. She enjoyed acting in the community theater groups and had […]

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Lioness Road Race May 5

  One of Granville’s rites of spring is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, when the Granville Lioness Club presents its 17th annual 5-kilometer road race, The race, part of the Adirondack Runners Grand Prix series will start at 10 a.m. at the Granville Hook & Ladder Co. and benefits the club’s community-service projects. Described by […]

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Norman Houston “Sonny” MacLeod, 67

Norman Houston “Sonny” MacLeod, 67 WHITEHALL — Norman Houston “Sonny” MacLeod, 67, of Whitehall, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 6, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Sonny was born on Aug. 31, 1944, in Princeton, Maine, the son of the late Norman H. MacLeod Sr. and Edith (Libby) MacLeod. He was a graduate of […]

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June H. Davis, 78,

June H. Davis, 78, of Holcombville Road, Whitheall,  passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a short illness. Born on Oct. 12, 1933 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late Lucius and Eva (Stoddard) Hurlburt. Ma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, […]

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Marion V. Holcomb, 95

Marion V. Holcomb, 95, formerly of  Whitehall, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam. Born on April 19, 1916, in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Harriet “Hattie” (Harvey) Granger. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, embroidering, crocheting and knitting. Besides her parents, […]

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Lois White, 68

Lois E. White, age 68, passed away at her residence In North Granville,  Tuesday, April 10, 2012, following a long illness. Lois was born on March 6, 1944 in Hebron, NY, the daughter of Russell and Lorain (Hatch) Wilson Lois was a fun-loving, happy person. She worked for a number of years as a cook […]

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Doing away with the “R-Word”

R-Word For Web

By Bill Toscano Sara Collins isn’t afraid to admit it. “I know I used the word ‘retarded’ when I was in high school,” said Collins, a special education teacher at Granville High School, who recalled using the word in Lee Vigeant’s art class. “I said it, and she said to me, ‘You know, some of […]

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Rose Marie Cromwell, 91

Rose Marie Cromwell, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully on March 26, 2012, in Glens Falls Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born on Sept. 5, 1920, in Victoria, Italy, the daughter of Jack and Sadie Drago. She became a naturalized citizen, attended schools in Danbury, CT and worked at […]

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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