Tag Archives: Army National Guard

Legion celebrates birthday; Huntington honored

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At the American Legion 93rd birthday party, Post 83 awarded Commander Anthony Huntington the Legionnaire of the Yard Award.  Commander Huntington is a 10-year member and a veteran of the New York Army National Guard, having served a combat tour in Iraq. The party was held on Wednesday, March 14. It was the 60th birthday […]

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Neil P. Juckett, 74

Neil P. Juckett, age 74, passed away at his residence in North Granville on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 following a long illness. Neil was born on August 16, 1936 in West Granville, the son of Clark B. Juckett Jr. and Dorothy (Potter) Juckett. Neil was retired from Telescope Casual Furniture where he had worked for […]

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Phantoms to honor Bryn Reynolds

A Granville native and Bronze Star recipient will be honored for his heroism at an April 1 game of the Adirondack Phantoms. Washington County sheriffs Captain Bryn Reynolds who received the military award for valor while serving in the Army in Afghanistan will be recognized at a military appreciation night at the Glens Falls Civic […]

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Marvin A. Brooks, 81

Marvin A. Brooks, 81, of Neddo Street passed away on Friday, Nov., 19, 2010, at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Born on Sept. 11, 1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late John H. and Alice (Hale) Brooks. Marvin was a graduate of Whitehall High School.  He joined the […]

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School chief starts at $134K

Superintendent to start at $134,000 The contract for employment signed between newly hired Granville Superintendent Mark Bessen and the Board of Education will pay the new district leader a base salary of $134,000. The three-year and-eight-month agreement begins when Bessen takes his chair at the new district offices on Nov. 2 and continues until June […]

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Truck company leaving armory

 The trucks are leaving, but the repair shop is staying. For one more year, at least. The New York State Army National Guard’s 1427th Medium Truck Company will be moving permanently to the Queensbury Readiness Center over the next few weeks, but the Guard will continue to operate a regional field maintenance shop at the […]

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Edgar W. Haskins

  Edgar W. Haskins passed away on May 6, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., following a short illness.   Edgar was born on Oct. 6, 1941, in Pawlet, Vt., the son of Edgar F. and the late Alice Haskin.  Edgar attended elementary school in Pawlet, and attended high school in Granville, N.Y., […]

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Service to the Flag

People see William Jones around town, climbing up telephone poles with a ladder that his mom purchased at a yard sale years ago.   (more…)

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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 […]