Tag Archives: Civil War

Granville in the Civil War

Moccassin Creek for civil war article

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


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


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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Northshire Freepress – 11/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/27/15

Weekender – 11/27/15

North Country Freepress – 11/27/15

Classifieds 11/25/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

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