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Church Street bridge to be replaced next summer

By Krystle S. Morey The bridge on Granville’s Church Street is slated for replacement next summer – and with minimal impact on traffic. Bids were accepted by Washington County’s Department of Public Works last December and awarded the lead on the project was McFarland Johnson, of Saratoga. “The main reason we selected them was because […]

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Floating phenomenon: Mettawee River currents create ‘ice disk’

By Krystle S. Morey Is it aliens? Hooligans? Nope, just science. Several Granville residents were mystified by a floating ice disk that appeared recently in the Mettowee River. “At first I thought someone was crazy enough to go out there with a snow machine – doing doughnuts,” said Gregory Fleming, trying to explain how the […]

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East Bay Road trashed

By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are assisting an investigation by the state Department of Environmental Conservation of an illegal dumping incident that apparently occurred during the night of Saturday, Dec. 29 or early morning of Sunday, Dec. 30, on Whitehall’s East Bay Road. Village Department of Public Works foreman happened to be driving by the […]

Granville High School

McGurl’s pay ranks 10th in county

By Krystle S. Morey   “It is often said the most important role of the Board of Education is to hire its superintendent.” So wrote William L. Sharp and James K. Walter in their book “The School Superintendent: The Profession and the Person.” With job duties that include supervising a school district’s academics, oversight of […]

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Fire calls, accidents keep firemen busy

By Matthew Saari It’s been a busy time for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company, which has been called to numerous fires and accidents in recent days. “We’ve definitely had an uptick in calls the past couple of weeks,” said deputy chief Jim Brooks. Since Dec. 19, firemen have been called to 10 reported fires or […]

Recent News

Obituary: Alexander Tarasovich

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Wells, Vermont – Alexander “Ty” Tarasovich, age 92, passed away peacefully at Rutland Regional Medical Center on April 29, 2019. He was a class act and special man that will be remembered fondly by all. Ty was born on August 1, 1926 in Ambridge, PA the son of the late John and Helen (Pirhalla) Tarasovich. […]

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Obituary: Judy M. Dockum

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Judy M. Dockum, 77, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, went into the arms of the Lord on April 26, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness, with her beloved family at her side. Born, August 28, 1941, she was the daughter of Walter and Helen Greenwood. She graduated from Whitehall High School in […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/26/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 04/26/19

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Obituary: Leo A. Dewey Jr.

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Leo A Dewey Jr “Duffer” of Hampton NY passed peacefully on April 15th surrounded by his family and friends.  He was born September 28th 1947 to Leo and Marion (Lunt) Dewey of Hampton NY. Leo graduated from Whitehall High School in 1965. Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force completing his basic […]

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Obituary: Grace M. Heath

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Fort Ann – Grace M. Heath, 80, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Friday, April 12, 2019. Born on August 3, 1938 in Troy, N.Y. and raised by her adoptive parents, Ralph and Helena (Brod) Barringer. For many years, Grace worked as a C.N.A. at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville where […]

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Meals on Wheels – Driver positions

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Full-time and part-time driver positions available. Go to ontheplatecareers.com to apply.

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/19/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 04/19/19

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Obituary: Robert “Bob” Henry Poucher

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Robert “Bob” Henry Poucher, 87, of Morehead City, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Carteret Health Care. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church in Morehead City, officiated by Dr. Terry F. Johnson. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. Bob lived a remarkable […]

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Obituary: Carol Anne (Manell) Senecal

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Whitehall-Carol Anne (Manell) Senecal, 85 of Whitehall New York passed away at her home in Whitehall on April 11, 2019. Carol was born on February 18, 1934 in Whitehall, NY. The daughter of the late Joseph Eugene Manell and Mary Louise (Robetor). She graduated from Whitehall High School in 1951, and married the love of […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 04/12/19

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Obituary: Marta Ann Hitchen

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Queensbury, NY – Marta Ann Hitchen, 74, of Queensbury and formerly of Granville, passed away peacefully at home on May […]

Obituary: Janice F. Fay

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Putnam, NY and Wingate, NC –Janice F. Fay, formerly of Putnam, NY passed away peacefully on June 14, 2019 after […]

Obituary: Richard Lee “Dickie” Beebe Sr.

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Whitehall-Richard Lee ‘Dickie’ Beebe Sr. of Whitehall passed away on June 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was […]

Obituary: Tyler John Eagan

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Whitehall – Tyler John Eagan , 23 of 9 North St., passed away on May 31, 2019, in an unexpected […]

Obituary: Lillian Bartholomew

Whitehall – Lillian Bartholomew, 91, passed away June 12, 2019 after a short illness. She is now in the arms […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 06/14/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 06/14/19

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North Country Freepress – 06/14/19

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Classifieds 06/13/19

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Obituary: Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey

Danby, Vt. – Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey, 95, passed away June 8, 2019 at the Slate Valley Center in North […]

Obituary: Francis R. (Rudy) Golden

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Granville-Francis R (Rudy) Golden 73, passed away unexpectedly on March 24, 2019. A graveside service with full military honors will […]