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Duane P. Hall

Duane P. Hall 48, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away suddenly on Friday January 11, 2013. Duane (Sonny/Uncle Deek) was born in Granville NY May 29, 1964. He was the son of Mary F. Lawton of Kingston NY and the late Russell Hall. In 1979 Duane and his family relocated to New Paltz, NY where he […]

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Clare Brennan Rion

Clare Brennan Rion, a lifelong resident of Hudson, N.Y., passed away on Dec. 9, 2012 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, N.Y. after a brief illness. Clare was the daughter of Owen and Loretta Finn Brennan. She was born on Oct. 28, 1924. Upon graduation from St. Mary’s Academy, Hudson, N.Y., Clare worked at the […]

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Roger Dennison

Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 at his home with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York, the son of the late Joseph and Emma (Matteson) Dennison. […]

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Elwin G. Gorton

Elwin G. Gorton of Whitehall, N.Y., formally of Newtown, Conn., born on Feb. 17, 1942, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 10, 2013 at Pleasant Valley Infirmary in Argyle, N.Y. after a prolonged illness.  He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Donna Jimatis-Gorton, son Donald John-Parker Gorton both of Whitehall, N.Y.; daughter […]

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Roger L. Dennison

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Granville, New York, Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at his home, with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.             Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York the son of the late Joseph […]

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Margaret J. Gardner, 80

Margaret J. Gardner, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2012, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Danby, Vt., the daughter of John Corey and Edna Ackley Corey. Margaret was a member of the United Baptist Church of […]

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Margaret Kehoe, 85

Margaret L. Kehoe, 85, passed away at the home of her daughter, Carol Dennison in West Pawlet, Vt. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, surrounded by her loving family following a long illness. She was born on July 13, 1926, in Granville, N.Y., the daughter of the late Randall T. Edwards and Genevieve T. (Parks) Edwards. […]

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Daniel Brill, 44

Daniel Thomas Brill of Wells, Vermont, 44, passed away at home with his family at his side on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. He was born on May 4, 1967, and grew up in Wingdale, NY. He was a graduate of Dover High School. After settling in Vermont, Daniel married the love of his life Lisa […]

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Lorena M. Holcomb, 90

Lorena M. Holcomb passed away at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Lorena was born on March 4, 1921 in Granville, the daughter of Lawrence and Zoa (Smith) Hoyt. Lorena was a long time member of the Truthville Baptist Church. When the Truthville Christian Academy was first organized she worked […]

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Joseph Lauzon, 83

Joseph Lauzon, 83, called “Toot Toot” by his friends in Florida, was taken from us unexpectedly on Nov 9th. He was born Dec 31, 1927 in Whitehall. He served in the Navy, worked on tugboats in New York and Florida and was a member of American Legion Marshall LaBree Post 304 for over 25 years. […]

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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 […]