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John Zellars, 58

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John “Punk” Zellars, age 58, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John was born on March 28, 1954 in Granville, N.Y., the son of the late John C. and Geraldine (Case) Zellars. Though never married himself, John knew the meaning of family. He came from a large […]

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Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington, 86

Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington passed away at the Crescent Manor Nursing Home in Bennington, Vt. Barbara was born on June 4, 1925, in Mt. Holly, Vt., the daughter of John and Edna (Ackley) Corey. She married Wayne Harrington on July 4, 1943 and they enjoyed 46 wonderful years together in the Pawlet and West Pawlet […]

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Barbara H. (Tuttle) Wynne, 86

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Barbara H. (Tuttle) Wynne 86, of Glastonbury, Conn., passed away on Saturday Feb. 23, 2013 at Our House Too after a long illness.   She was born in Boston, Mass. on April 6, 1926 to Norman and Gertrude Hatch.   Barbara lived her early life in Quincy and Squantum, Mass. and enjoyed living near the […]

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Melvin F. Lesse, 92

Melvin F. Lesse Bedford, N.H. – Melvin F. Lesse, 92, died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 16.  Formerly lived in Gainesville, Fla. and Granville, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Felix C. Lesniewski and Estelle Paluch.  Melvin was a graduate of King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy and served as a […]

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Charles E. Reynolds, 54

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Charles E. Reynolds   Granville, NY – Charles E. Reynolds, age 54, passed away suddenly on Monday, February 25, 2013.   Charlie was born on October 25, 1958 in Granville, New York the son of the late Charles G. and Ada (Beebe) Reynolds.   Charlie enjoyed playing Bingo, cards, particularly Pitch and pool. He lived […]

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James E. Marsh, 49

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James E. Marsh, 49, of  Granville N.Y. went peacefully into the arms of the Lord, February 22, 2013 at home, surrounded by his loved ones . James was born in Medina, N.Y.on February 11, 1964. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs Eugene Marsh. James was married to Carole White, on February […]

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Paul Lyons Miller, 87

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  Paul Lyons Miller, 87, of Park Avenue, died peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, with his family by his side on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.   Born on July 31, 1925 in Haverhill, N.H., he was the youngest child of the late Dr. Clarence and Gladys (Lyons) Miller of Orwell, Vt.   On Oct. […]

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Lillian M. Beckwith, 95

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Lillian M. Beckwith, 95, of Beckwith Road, passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. She was born on January 26, 1918 in Granville, the daughter of the late Frank and Aura (Tillison) DeKalb. Trained in Peabody, Massachusetts, she received her degree in licensed practical nursing in 1940.  She was a nurse during […]

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Robert Morehouse, 53

Robert P. Morehouse, age 53, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Bob was born in Glens Falls, NY on Oct. 20, 1959, the son of George and Eleanor (Bassett) Morehouse. Bob was a 1977 graduate of Granville High School. For a short time he moved to North Carolina but returned […]

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Catherine Matteson, 88

Catherine “Kate” Matteson  passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at The Orchard Nursing Centre, North Granville, N.Y. Kate was born on March 23, 1924 in Clarendon, Vermont the daughter of the late Frank W. and Rosamond (Thrasher) Martelle. Kate married William “Pistol Pete” Matteson in 1941.  He predeceased her 1991. Kate’s home always ran […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]