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Village candidates weigh in on issues

2013 Village Election Questionnaire   Name: Michael H. LaChapelle   Occupation or previous professional experience: Retired from General Electric Co. after 31 years of employment Rutland Vt.   List your previous political experience or community involvement. Eighteen years on the Village Board as a Trustee. I care for our community, and try to do what’s […]

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Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98

Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98, died Nov. 10, 2011, at the Fletcher-Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. Born Oct. 28, 1913, the son of Clarence St. and Sara Watters in West Pawlet, Vt., where he grew up and pitched on high school and town baseball teams. Clarence attended the University of Vermont (Class of ’37) majoring […]

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Margaret J. Gardner, 80

Margaret J. Gardner, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2012, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Danby, Vt., the daughter of John Corey and Edna Ackley Corey. Margaret was a member of the United Baptist Church of […]

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Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86

Mr. Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at Indian River Nursing home in Granville. He was born April 5, 1924, in Mineville, the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Terczak) Breznick. Edward was a graduate of Poultney (Vt.) High School, Class of 1942. After high school, he enlisted in […]

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Remembering P.J. Kelly

P.J. Kelly: A legend in his own time By Matthew Rice Excerpted from the July 19, 2006, Granville Sentinel Celebrated Granville football coach Sam Eppolitto was asked once if he could, or would, name the best football player who ever laced up cleats under his watch and it is said he answered without any difficulty: […]

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Douglas G. Rocque, 78

Douglas G. Rocque of 2 Potter St., Whitehall, died peacefully at his home after a lengthy illness on July 1, 2010. He was born May 15, 1932, in Whitehall, the son of the late Leo and Rosalie (Plude) Rocque. Mr. Rocque was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of 1949, and then spent a […]

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Edward F. Lipka, 88

Edward F. Lipka, 88, formerly of Champlain Avenue, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Indian River Rehabilitation Center in Granville following a long illness. Born on March 26, 1922, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Anton and Mary (Chuckta) Lipka. He attended the Brick Church School in Whitehall. Edward […]

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Richard A. Zeimet, 64

Richard A. Zeimet, 64, of Hampton passed away at his home on March, 4, 2010, with his loving wife and family at his side. Born on Dec. 6, 1945, in Des Plaines, Ill., he was the son of Ted and Marie (Prochasta) Zeimet.  After growing up in Des Plaines, he enlisted in the U.S Navy in December […]

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Edward Stanley Pratt

Edward Stanley Pratt passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 6, 2009.Ed was born on Sept. 6, 1939, in Wells, Vt., the son of Floyd and Alice (Corey) Pratt.Ed was a veteran of the Army Reserve, serving during the time of the Vietnam War.Ed retired from a supervisory position at General Electric Co. in Rutland, Vt., in […]

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Helen Pepper, 79

  Hadlock Pond, N.Y. – Helen Elaine Pepper passed away on Friday May 9, 2008, at the Albany Medical Center. She was born February 27, 1929, the daughter of Marion Rathbun Fuller and Samuel Fuller. She grew up on a dairy farm in the beautiful valley of Welch Hollow where she learned how to milk […]

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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, […]