Tag Archives: Congregational Church

Lemuel Haynes puts Granville on the map

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By Lisa Dougan Kelly The Rev. Lemuel Haynes died in South Granville in 1833. The legacy he left is nothing short of remarkable. Born in 1753 in W. Hartford, Conn., he was the son of a man of “non-mitigated African extraction” and a white woman. There are differing accounts as to whether his mother was […]

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Alexandra “Elsie” (Menuk) Hansen, 87

Mrs. Alexandra “Elsie” (Menuk) Hansen, 87, passed away and went to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at her home in Orwell, Vt. She was known as “Elsie” to everyone who knew her. Elsie was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Bethany, Conn., the daughter of the late Peter and Sophia (Milhalik) Menuk. She was married to […]

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Otis Town honored in South Granville

96-year-old Otis Town served as an Army engineer in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

Otis Town has lived in Granville for his entire life. Many pass within a few feet of his South Granville residence possibly without knowing it. His house sits on the inside of the infamous sharp corner in Route 149 south of the village, just on the Granville side of the Haynes House of Hope. At […]

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Jennie Elizabeth Farrar Carver, 104

Jennie Elizabeth Farrar Carver, 104, of Rupert, Vt., passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2010, at her residence with her family by her side. Born July 5, 1906, in Rupert, she was the daughter of the late Barney and Anna (McKeighan) Mullen.  Jennie was educated in Rupert and was a homemaker.  She was a […]

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Rena H. McKeighan, 89,

Rena H. McKeighan, 89, of Salem, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon in her home.  Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Middletown Springs, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Melvin Harvey and Luna Katherine (Perry) Haskins.  Rena graduated from Granville High School. She worked on the family farm for many years and at one time […]

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Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall

Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall passed into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on January 31, 2009. She had reached her ninety-sixth birthday on June 20, 2008.  Helen loved her children and grandchildren and great grand-children and enjoyed getting together or talking with them whenever she could. She also loved making jewelry or working with […]

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Haynes House builders aim for summer ribbon cutting

New Year sees much progress on ‘Comfort care home’ As a structure begins to rise from the former site of the parsonage at the South Granville Congregational Church, excitement builds among organizers and volunteers – the Haynes House of Hope is close to becoming a reality. (more…)

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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