Tag Archives: Granville New York

Marion Powers, 82

Marion Powers passed away on April 2, 2011 at Glens Falls Hospital. Marion was born on September 15, 1928 in Granville, New York the daughter of Raymond and Emma (Anthony) Farrar. Marion’s career was a wonderful homemaker, wife and mother, as well as grandmother and great grandmother. She was very fond of family camping vacations. […]

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Elwin D. Purvee, 89

Elwin D. Purvee, 89 Mr. Elwin Dwight Purvee, 89, died Saturday, April 2, 2011,  at the Indian River Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Granville, New York after a long illness. Elwin was born Nov. 20, 1921 in Horicon, New York the son of the late Dwight and Marian (Wells) Purvee. Mr. Purvee was a […]

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Pamela B. Hicks

On Thursday, March 3, 2011, Pamela B. Hicks passed away, at home, after a long battle with lung cancer.  A native of Granville, New York, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mansir Waite Hicks, Jr. Pam lived an adventurous and full life as an advocate, nurse, therapist, teacher, leader, friend and, […]

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Richard J. Braymer, 59

North Granville, NY Richard J. Braymer, age 59, went home to the arms of the Lord, Saturday, March 5, 2011, following a long illness. Richard was born on July 29, 1951 in Granville, New York the son of the late Stanley and Marian (Aldous) Braymer. Richard worked for Bogart’s Trucking Co. and Granville Refuse Co. , both of […]

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more clock info

Another article relating to the Veterans Memorial Clock once again I tried to retain any errors or misspelling from the original text.     Dateline: Granville, New York, Thursday, September 30, 1943 Headline: Fraser Dedicates Town Memorial Clock Sunday; Warns of Complacency   In a stirring patriotic address, before an attendance of about 1,000 people, who […]

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old clock info

Here is the article from the week before the dedication of the Veterans Memorial Clock which now stands in front of the TD Bank on Main Street.   These might be run in the Sentinel in future issues, we’ll see. Any errors are those contained in the original copy where I tried to stay true to […]

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Hurley wins by 22

Final gap 22 in supervisor race Democratic incumbent Rodger Hurley’s lead held up Tuesday morning and what was a 15-vote edge on Nov. 3 became a 22-vote margin of victory following the counting of 71 absentee ballots Nov. 10.  

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Helen E. Beecher Rathbun

Helen E. Beecher Rathbun, 95, of Upper Turnpike Road, Whitehall, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 29, 2009, following a short illness. Born on July 27, 1913 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late William L and Mary Catherine (Whittington) Beecher. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening and […]

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Helen E. Beecher Rathbun

Helen E. Beecher Rathbun, 95, of Upper Turnpike Road, Whitehall, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 29, 2009, following a short illness. Born on July 27, 1913 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late William L and Mary Catherine (Whittington) Beecher. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening and […]

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Lawrence M. Jones, 91

South Granville, NY Lawrence M. Jones passed away Feb. 15, 2009 in the comfort of his family.   Larry was born on May 8, 1917 in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of John and Margaret (Morehouse) Jones.   Out of school, Larry went to work for the Hebron Town Highway Department. He then found employment […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]