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Joyce M. Marviglio, 79

Joyce M. Marviglio, 79, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Great Barrington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Great Barrington, Mass. following a brief illness. She was born on August 18, 1932 in Whitehall., the daughter of Henry and Mary (Baker) Bruce. Joyce was united in marriage to the late Charles Marviglio on April […]

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Wendell P. Cadarette, 86

Wendell Philip Cadarette, 86, of Whitehall, New York, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at his winter residence in Lake Mary, Fla. He was born on August 3, 1925 in Worcester, Mass., the son of Philip and Leona Cadarette. Wendell was a retired U.S. Border Patrol agent. He was a Border Patrolman for […]

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Jane Mead, 74

Jane  Mead, 74, of Poultney died Monday afternoon at her residence following a long illness. She was born on March 30, 1937 the daughter of Ernest and Margurette (Wisell) Trombley. She married Martin R. Mead on September 16, 1955. In her younger days she was known as “Jitterbug”. She enjoyed crocheting, spending time with her […]

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In memory of Snuffy Wetherby

An act of love for a friend can come in many forms.  In books and in movies there have been many great scenes, but none could be more touching than the one displayed at Snuffy Wetherby’s funeral in Middletown Springs recently.  Snuffy was always talking and bragging about his horse Tommy.  He was a lover […]

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In memory of Rose Minogue

Rose grew up on the south side of Fair Haven, a member of the fine Italian family, the Crucittis. After the war (WWII), she and her husband, Creighton, were very involved in Post 49 American Legion and Auxiliary. She was quiet and reserved with that beautiful moon-faced smile of a cute little Italian girl.  Such […]

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In memory of Marilyn Coloutti

The soft and gentle and peaceful approach to life makes for really nice people. Brought up in the old school, she was always polite and very serious as she went about her business.  She always knew what she wanted and never seemed to need much help in the store.  As you get older, you need […]

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In memory of Marty Kelly

Marty’s first job was for Mr. Eddy at Eddy’s Market on Main Street in Castleton.  They had a set up in the garage out back and Marty’s job was to mix and bag up sweeping compound that they sold to the local stores for cleaning their wood floors.  Marty would put sawdust, slate dust (green […]

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In memory of Elaine Curran

When I first met Elaine I was dating her daughter and in that first conversation with her something very special was happening.  It was like a bell ringing.  I had no idea but I knew it was good. Several years later I was at Castleton State’s library working on something I was writing.  When I […]

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In memory of Jim Coombs

As a young man you could have thrown him into a room with a bunch of wild animals, wait 10 minutes, and he would have come out brushing his hands, like he had just done a good day’s work. Next, he went to work as a bouncer at the Hampton Manor and got a look […]

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Police working break-in cases

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By Matthew Saari More than a week after a man attempted to forcibly gain access to six village homes, no […]

Saint-Gobain workers build prosthetic hands

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By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. suspended operations at its Granville plant last Tuesday to lend a helping […]

Sasquatch fete in jeopardy

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By Matthew Saari After only three years, Whitehall’s annual Sasquatch Calling Festival may be no more. Event organizer David Molenaar […]

Mother Nature solves dam problem

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville town highway superintendent Eric Towne thanked Mother Nature last weekend for helping to clear a […]

Food rivalry returns for 2nd year

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By Matthew Saari The age-old Granville-Whitehall rivalry returns – not on the gridiron but rather between food pantries. The Great […]

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Police investigating home invasions in village

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are investigating a bizarre series of home invasions that occurred over the weekend. On Sunday, […]

Village OK’s policy to fix budget shortcomings

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By Krystle S. Morey After being faulted by the state regarding an audit of its finances, the village of Granville […]

Hampton ’roundtable’ group formed

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By Krystle S. Morey   A group of Hampton residents has started a committee to facilitate relationships between neighbors and […]

State rates towns’ fiscal health

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By Krystle Morey & Matthew Saari The state Comptroller’s office recently released a series of reports detailing the fiscal health […]

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