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East Bay Road trashed

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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

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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

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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…

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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 D. Vanderminden Sr.

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Robert D. Vanderminden Sr. Granville NY – Robert Dudley Vanderminden Sr. passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, De cember 27, 2018. Bob was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1927, the son of Henry J. W. and Cecile L. (Huelsman) Vanderminden Jr. By the time of his birth, the manufacturing operation of the cot […]

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Obituary: Marie T. (Kilmer) Charpentier

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Whitehall- Marie T. (Kilmer) Charpentier passed away at The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation on Friday, December 21, 2018.  She was born in Whitehall on January 18, 1930, the da ughter of the late Raymond and Alma (Generous) Kilmer. Marie graduated from Whitehall high school, class of 1947, she married George P. […]

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Wells, VT – Arthur Peter Siemen passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 29, 1933, the son of the late Gerhardt and Mary (Wilhovski) Siemen. He was raised in and attended schools in Ohio and New Jersey. Art was a proud Army veteran. He served in the 5th […]

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Susan Jane Garner, age 54, of  Warrensburg, New York, formerly of Whitehall New York, passed away unexpectedly on December 7, 2018 in Glens Falls Hospital after a brief illness while surrounded by family and loved ones in her last days. Born on March 18, 1964 in Texas, she eventually made her way to Missouri, then […]

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Residents defend Dresden supervisor; Stipins-Gang demands apology

Dresden Memorial

By Matthew Saari The Dresden Town Board meeting was proving to be uneventful Monday night, with board members tracking to finish town business in under 20 minutes. Then came the public comment period. “Congratulations on surviving your first year,” said Anda Stipins-Gang, wife of former Dresden supervisor George Gang, who applauded supervisor Paul Ferguson for […]

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Fatal fire inspires safety float

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By Krystle S. Morey The fire that claimed the life of a North Granville woman this fall has inspired a local fire company to construct a safety float for the Granville Lighted Tractor Parade that starts Friday at 6:30 p.m. Kim Collins, 57, died of smoke inhalation caused by an Oct. 20 fire in her […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 01/18/19

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North Country Freepress – 01/19/19

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Obituary: Marie (Ingalls) Sauerwald

Marie Catherine (Ingalls) Sauerwald (eldest child of Frederick and Johanna Ingalls) was born May 7, 1923 in Whitehall, New York, […]

Obituary: Richard R Plude Sr

Richard R. Plude Sr., 81, of Champlain Avenue in Whitehall, went into the arms of the Lord on Sunday evening, […]

Obituary: Darrell “Pete” Moffit

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Wells, Vermont – Darrell “Pete” Moffit, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2019 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. […]

518 Wheels – 01/17/19

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Obituary: Sharon L Randazzo

Granville, NY – Sharon L. Randazzo passed away on January 10, 2019 at her home, following a long illness. Sharon […]

Obituary: Barbara Fabian

Barbara Fabian

North Granville, NY – Barbara Fabian, age 71, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully in her sleep on January 13, 2019. […]

North Country Freepress – 01/11/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 01/11/19

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518 Wheels – 01/10/19

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Obituary: Daniel J. Wescott

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Granville, NY – Daniel Joseph Wescott, passed away on January 4, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Dan […]

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