Tag Archives: Granville Ny

Backpack Project is Saturday

By Derek Liebig Ann Schinski hopes The Backpack Project sets another record this year. “Last year we provided 311 backpacks to local students,” said Schinski, who along with Gwen Schneider coordinates the project, which will provide backpacks to and school supplies to local children from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at […]

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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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Charles E. Reynolds, 54

Charles E. Reynolds   Granville, NY – Charles E. Reynolds, age 54, passed away suddenly on Monday, February 25, 2013.   Charlie was born on October 25, 1958 in Granville, New York the son of the late Charles G. and Ada (Beebe) Reynolds.   Charlie enjoyed playing Bingo, cards, particularly Pitch and pool. He lived […]

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Duane P. Hall

Duane P. Hall 48, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away suddenly on Friday January 11, 2013. Duane (Sonny/Uncle Deek) was born in Granville NY May 29, 1964. He was the son of Mary F. Lawton of Kingston NY and the late Russell Hall. In 1979 Duane and his family relocated to New Paltz, NY where he […]

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Roger L. Dennison

Granville, New York, Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at his home, with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.             Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York the son of the late Joseph […]

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Backpack Project seeking donations

Gwen Schneider expects to have a record number of backpacks available for needy families this year, but she says The Backpack Project is going to need help to do that. “It costs a lot to buy the backpacks and other items,” said Schneider, who along with Ann Schinski coordinates the project, which will be giving […]

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Helen N. LaRue, 93

RUTLAND, VT – Helen N. LaRue, age 93, passed away on May 29, 2012, at Rutland Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Rutland. Helen was born on June 22, 1918 in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of Nathan and Jennie (Brown) Morrill. Helen enjoyed working with her hands. She loved to knit and crochet, but also enjoyed time […]

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Russell P. Panoushek Jr., 48

HAMPTON — Russell Palmer Panoushek Jr., age 48, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Russell was born on June 11, 1963, in Granville, the son of Russell Panoushek Sr. and the late Judith (Ballard) Panoushek. Russell was employed at Newmont Slate in Pawlet, Vt. He was into 4x4s […]

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Loretta C. Johnson, 93

Wells, Vt. – Loretta C. Johnson, age 93, passed away at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation on Friday, June 22, 2012. Loretta was born in Granville, NY on Oct. 2, 1918, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Hatch) Courter. Loretta was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree and University Library School […]

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Helen Cleveland, 95

Helen Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Indian River Nursing Home. Helen was born in Middletown Springs, Vt., on Sept. 30, 1916, the daughter of Arthur and Espy (Edmunds) Hubbard. Helen graduated, as valedictorian, from Middletown Springs High School in 1934. She enjoyed acting in the community theater groups and had […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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, […]