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WWII vet to return to Normandy 70 years after D-Day

Not many communities are lucky enough to have upward of 30 surviving World War II combat veterans, Whitehall is incredibly fortunate in this regard. Not only are these World War II veterans Whitehall residents, many of them are incredibly active members in the community, especially through the American Legion Post 83. One such veteran is […]

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Rev. Harold R. Stockert

Rev. Harold Richard Stockert, age 78, passed away at his home on May 29, 2014 after a long illness. Father Hal was born on May 13, 1936, in Charbonneau, N.D., the son of the late Frank and Marie (Froehlich) Stockert. Father Hal was an extremely brilliant man. He held degrees in history and physics; as […]

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Rail Trail to Footbridge 5K Saturday

The holiday weekend may have passed, but Granville’s running community will have plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend. The fifth annual Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K trail race will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 31. Events include a 5K race and Fun Walk, along with a 1K Kids’ Fun Run. […]

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Primrose Lane kicks off summer concert series

A local summer tradition returns to Veteran’s Park next week. The 2014 Granville Summer Concert Series kicks off on June 5 with a performance by the Primrose Lane Barbershop Quartet and the weekly concerts continue through Aug. 21. This year’s series will feature old favorites that have graced the bandstand stage for years, as well […]

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Hampton considers tax exemptions

Hampton officials will consider offering a tax exemption to Gold Star parents. The board will seek input from local residents on the exemption during its next board meeting. The tax break would be extended to parents of service men and women who were killed in the line of duty. Supervisor Dave O’Brien broached the topic […]

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GHS honors servicemen, women

Students in grades 7 to 12 piled into the Granville Jr./Sr. High school gymnasium Friday as they have been doing for about six years to celebrate a day, like any other holiday, happening only but once a year. Yet, the day is unique in itself. It’s a day of remembrance for all the fallen heroes […]

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Granville pays homage to fallen soldiers

The community of Granville paid homage to America’s fallen heroes Monday. Despite overcast skies and a spattering of rain, hundreds of onlookers lined North and Main streets to watch the annual Memorial Day parade. Children, along with their parents and family members, many of whom waved small American flags, watched the procession, which stretched nearly […]

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Couple drives cross country for Americade

Beginning this weekend, thousands of bikers from across the country will descend on Lake George for this year’s Americade. But few will drive as far Larry and Mary Ellen Mollerstuen. The Mollerstuens will drive from 3,000 miles from Oak Harbor, Wash., a small city of 20,000 people located 100 miles north of Seattle. Their trip […]

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Shaw fails to earn reelection; budget approved

The Granville Central School Board of Education is in search of a new leader after its president failed to win reelection Tuesday. John Shaw was edged by Greg Bourn by two votes for the final seat on the board. Shaw received 251 votes to Bourn’s 253. Carrie O’Brien Ambrosi led all voters with 335 votes […]

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GCS hosts active shooter drill

The call rang out shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Monday morning: An armed assailant had enter Granville High School and was holding a staff member hostage. A standoff with the Washington County Sheriff ’s Department’s Special Emergency Response Team and officers from the Granville Police Department ensued and after several tense moments the gunman was […]

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Classifieds 07/23/14

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

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Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, […]

Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]