Tag Archives: Civil War

Granville in the Civil War

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By Col. Edward “Ned” Fish, Sr. (U.S. Army, Retired) In the coming months of 2015, the four-year-long series of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will come to a close. Such events began in 2011 in Charleston, S.C., marking the bombardment of Fort Sumter, and have since occurred throughout the Southern and […]

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Ironclads discussion at Pember

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Civil War and local history fans will gather at the Pember Library and Museum Oct. 23 as historian Stephen Muller presents a program on the famous ship U.S.S Monitor. The program is expected to run about one hour and begins at 2 p.m. in the main room of the library. As part of the region’s […]

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New owners make historic building shine again

One of Whitehall’s newest businesses has been given an authentic appearance by its owners. Erika Foy and Neil Vaughn, owners of Brown Dog Auction Company and State Line Flea Market, have spent the last few months painstakingly rehabilitating and renovating the former Skenesborough Garden Florist at114 Main Street. Their stated goal is to return the […]

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Honoring a family veteran

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A hike through the fall colors on the northern end of Whitehall brings you to the foundation of a homestead that turned out several generations of veterans. One of them is currently working to make sure that another’s burial site, also located at the homestead, is proper for someone who served their country. “When I […]

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I love a parade

Veterans Day Parade   Good turnout at the parade today. A few new wrinkles, with a Civil War-era rider with a flag and the Adirondack Cowgirls, not sure if they made the last Vets Day march.  Cold weather had the spectators budled up, but the numbers were pretty good considering it is a work day […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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Putorti, Gordon elected to Whitehall School Board

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By Dan King Some things will change and some things will stay the same on the Whitehall Board of Education. […]

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