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Patrick E. Kennelly

Patrick E.”Packy” Kennelly, 86, of Meadow Drive, Queensbury, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 3, 2014 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home after a long illness. Born on Sept. 20, 1927 in South Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William F. and Mary (Morrison) Kennelly. He married Marjorie S. Brown on Oct. […]

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Jean E. Wright

On July 8 with her loving family by her side, Jean E. Wright was called to eternal rest after a brief illness. She was born on June 8, 1927 in Granville, the daughter of H. Earl and Catherine (Griffiths) Evans. A 1944 graduate of Granville High School, Jean attended Rutland Business College where she received […]

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Church to host celebration Saturday

A local church, steeped in history, will celebrate a significant milestone this weekend. The congregation of the Hartford Baptist Church will celebrate its 225th anniversary on Saturday, June 28. The celebration will include a community picnic at 5 p.m. and will be followed by a short program detailing the history of the church. The story […]

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East Hebron Church to sing holiday songs on June 30

The congregation of the East Hebron Presbyterian Church patriotic songs at the church’s Fourth of July Community Sing on Monday, June 30. The evening will be led by Debi Craig, a retired music teacher in the Saratoga Springs City School District and resident of Hebron. “America, the Beautiful”, “This Land is Your Land”, “You’re a […]

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Pember Summer reading program begins Saturday

School may be out for summer, but the Pember Library is offering area children an opportunity to get a jump start on the summer reading lists. The library’s “Fizz, Boom, Read” summer reading program will begin this Saturday, June 28, and continue each Saturday for four consecutive weeks. The program is open to all children […]

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35 to graduate from Hartford

The moment students in Hartford have been working toward is finally here, high school graduation. Thirty-five members of the Class of 2014 will receive their high school diploma during commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27 inside the high school gymnasium. Although each student has been given two tickets, the ceremony is open […]

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Pember hosting ice cream social, silent auction

The Pember Library and Museum may have scraped First Friday in July because of the holiday, but the First Saturday of July is shaping up to be a fair consolation. The library and museum will host an Independence Weekend Ice Cream Social and silent auction from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 5. The […]

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Supervisors approve tax exemptions

Some Washington County residents will be getting a break on their property taxes. The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted last Friday to amend tax exemptions for veteran’s, senior citizens and people with disabilities and passed a law that would provide an exemption to Gold Star Parents. All three amendments increase the exemption amount while […]

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Local man denied appeal

A local man’s request to be let out of Saratoga County Jail, pending his appeal of a jail sentence for driving under the influence of drugs during a fatal car crash, was denied last week. Marcus R. Young, 26, was convicted in March of misdemeanor and noncriminal convictions stemming from the deadly accident and was […]

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90 to graduate from GHS

For 90 local students, a journey that began 12 years ago reaches its conclusion tomorrow evening as Granville High School hosts its annual commencement ceremonies. Members of the Class of 2014 will receive their high school diplomas and say their good-byes to a district many of them have attended since they were five years old. […]

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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, […]