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Melvin F. Lesse, 92

Melvin F. Lesse Bedford, N.H. – Melvin F. Lesse, 92, died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 16.  Formerly lived in Gainesville, Fla. and Granville, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Felix C. Lesniewski and Estelle Paluch.  Melvin was a graduate of King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy and served as a […]

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Florence Hanley, 92

Our beloved mother, Florence Hanley, 92, left this earth to be with her heavenly father on Feb. 2, 2011. Born June 26, 1918, in New York Mills, she was the daughter of Stephen and Teresa Dubiel.  Florence moved to Whitehall after meeting her husband, William, and this was where she raised her family and lived […]

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Violet M. Munger, 68

Violet M. Munger, age 68, of Wells, Vt., passed away on Sept. 8, 2009, at the Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center.   Violet was born in Claremont, N.H., on July 26, 1941, daughter of the late George and Helen (Mason) Greene.  She lived in Poultney, Vt., and the Wells area all her life. Violet enjoyed […]

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Glenola Forcucci

Glenola “Babe” Forcucci, age 87, of Granville went to join her son Joe on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009. Babe passed away peacefully at her daughter Pat’s home in Saratoga Springs with her daughter at her side.   Babe was born in Skaneatles Falls, N.Y., on Aug. 30, 1921. She was the daughter of the late […]

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John A. “Jack” Pacyna

John A. "Jack" Pacyna, 90, of Granville passed away on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at Glens Falls Hospital following a brief illness. Jack was born on Dec. 20 1918 in Mineville, N.Y., the son of Michael and Katherine (Huchro) Pacyna. He was raised in South Poultney, Vt.Jack is predeceased by his son, John S. Pacyna, […]

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Sophie Mazur Marotti, 89

Sophie Mazur Marotti, age 89, of Poultney, passed away on Oct. 25, 2008 at the Indian River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Granville. Sophie was born in Poultney on April 21, 1919, daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Philips) Mazur. Prior to her retirement, she was employed for 40 years at Honeywell in New […]

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Dilys T. Morris

Dilys T. Morris, of Church Street, Poultney, went into the arms of the Lord on Friday, Oct. 17 at the Glens Falls Hospital with her family at her side. Dilys was born in Poultney on May 5, 1912, daughter of the late Jane E. and Robert O. Thomas. She worked for many years at Lynch’s […]

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Gordon J. Petty

  Gordon J. Petty of Hampton died May 30, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Raymond and Charlotte (Batease)   Petty. Gordon was born on August 8, 1943. He worked for many years at Green Mountain College and was also a self-employed dairy farmer. Gordon […]

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Gordon J. Petty

  Gordon J. Petty of Hampton died May 30, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Raymond and Charlotte (Batease)   Petty. Gordon was born on August 8, 1943. He worked for many years at Green Mountain College and was also a self-employed dairy farmer. Gordon […]

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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, […]