Tag Archives: Decades

Project connects two distant generations

By Jaime Thomas In the nearly eight decades since Helen Macura was Molly O’Brien’s age, life around Granville has changed a bit. The pharmacy served the best hot chocolate, for example, and there was a movie theater right in the village. Macura was one of 13 children of a Czechoslovakian couple, and she sometimes earned […]

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Finch and Chubb slated to reopen March 13

  A popular local eatery that closed its doors in 2011 after more than two and a half decades in business will reopen under new ownership next month. LeAnn Ingalls, president and chief operating officer of the Whitehall Marina, said she anticipates diners sitting down to enjoy a meal or drink at the Finch and […]

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Veterans Park founders to be honored

By Jaime Thomas Granville will thank a group of men who took up an important idea many decades ago, after the Veterans Day parade on Sunday, Nov. 11, which starts at 1 p.m. on Main Street. The village will unveil a new memorial during a ceremony to recognize the 11 members of the Veterans Park […]

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Bequest gives cemetery new appearance

For 30 years, John Carroll’s gravestone rested facedown in the grass of Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, unrecognized and unreadable. But thanks to a project by Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, the sun once again shines upon the face of the 87-year-old stone. Earlier this summer the church began to make a series of […]

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Huletts where the heart is: Volunteers seek to create personalized history of hamlet

The history of Huletts Landing is being told one family at a time. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing is in its third year documenting the lives of people who call the lakeside hamlet home. The goal of the oral history project is to add to the community’s permanent record by capturing the stories of […]

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Mettawee’s founding principal retiring

Two quotes, heard decades apart, sum up the relationship Nancy Mark and the Mettawee Community School have forged with the people of Pawlet, West Pawlet and Rupert over the last 14 years. “The first day the school opened, we had a celebration. We do every year, but this one was special,” said Mark, who will […]

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Skenesborough dissolution official

More than 46 years of service officially came to an end last Wednesday as the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company dissolved. The Village Board of Trustees, at the company’s request, passed a resolution to revoke Skenesborough’s charter. The board passed the resolution as a way to expedite Skenesborough’s dissolution. Mayor Peter Telisky said members of the […]

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Vanderminden receives lifetime achievement award

The industry he has given decades of his life to has now honored him, as Robert ‘Bob’ Vanderminden has been named the International Casual Furnishings Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2011.  Vanderminden was recognized Sept. 14 at the industry gala held at the Field Museum in Chicago in front of several family members including […]

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Restaurant opens later this month

A restaurant that will feature “authentic barbecue” and will have no entrees priced over $15.95 is scheduled to open in the lower level of the former Whitehall Times building on North Main Street, according to the man who will be running it. General manager Richard Corsetti, a Vermont resident with two decades of experience in […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]