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Matthew Kelly

Matthew C. Kelly passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Matt was born on October 7, 1990 in Cambridge, NY the son of Michael O’Brien and Cynthia (Kelly) Whittier. Matt was a 2009 graduate of Granville High School. During and immediately following high school Matt served in the Granville Rescue Squad and fire departments. Upon […]

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Roger Juckett

Roger C Juckett Granville, NY – Roger C. Juckett passed away on July 11, 2014 at the DVA Hospital in Albany, NY following a long illness. Roger was born in Granville, NY on September 25, 1933 the son of the late Clark and Dorothy (Parker) Juckett. Roger attended Granville High School and played in the […]

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Gina Bedore

Gina Bedore, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at her residence. Gina was born on Nov. 2, 1929 in Granville, the daughter of Victor and Jeanette Mancini. She was retired after many years of service to Verizon in Glens Falls. She was a member of the Bell Telephone Pioneers. Gina loved gardening. She enjoyed […]

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Pember to host book sale July 11 and 12

The books are piled high, the plants have been potted and the snacks have been baked as the Friends of the Pember Library and the Slate Valley Garden Club prepare to host the annual “Books, Buns and Bouquets” sale this Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The annual book sale, which has been known […]

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Fireworks to launch July 10

If you didn’t get your fill of fireworks last weekend, this evening could be your final chance. The Village of Granville will host its fireworks display tonight following the Harold Ford and the Cash Band performance. Last week’s performance had to be canceled in light of a forecast that was predicting, and later delivered, strong […]

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GCS exploring possibility of offering SUNY classes

Officials from the Granville Central School District and SUNY Adirondack are exploring ways they can strengthen the connection between the two schools. Superintendent Marc Bessen, Principal Camille Harrelson and Kristine Duffy, president of SUNY Adirondack, met last week to discuss how they could better prepare students for college and provide more college level courses at […]

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Scribner elected board president

Eric Scribner is the new president of the Granville Board of Education. Scribner received the unanimous support of his fellow board members during last Monday’s annual organizational meeting. He will replace outgoing president John Shaw, who lost his bid for reelection during May’s general election. Kevin Ely nominated Scribner with John McDermott seconding the nomination. […]

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Bridge money dried up

A federal program that would have funded the replacement of the Church Street Bridge has been suspended and officials are trying to determine how to proceed. The bridge had been included under the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a federal program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration that provides funding to repair […]

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Storms wreak havoc

The sound of fireworks was replaced by the mechanical buzz of chain saws and wood chippers last Friday as residents cleaned up the debris from a string of violent thunderstorms that blew through the area on the eve of the Independence Day holiday. The storms wreaked havoc on portions of the area, particularly North Granville, […]

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Gretchen Braymer

Gretchen Mae Braymer, 84, of Granville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington with her family at her side. Born Oct. 31, 1929, in her grandparents’ house on the family farm at Slyboro in the town of Granville., Gretchen was the daughter of the late Charles and […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]