Tag Archives: Great Grandmother

Annual antique and jewelry appraisal returns

By Jaime Thomas Ever wonder what that funky item you picked up at a yard sale is, or what it’s worth? Still hanging on to collectibles from your great-grandmother because you just can’t seem to let go? Have some handed-down jewelry that looks like it could pay off your mortgage? Find out the story and […]

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Eleanora A. Williams, 91

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Eleanora A. Williams, 91, died Aug. 29, 2013 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home, Fort Edward. Born in Worcester, Mass., on Dec. 4, 1921, she was the fourth child of Carl O. and Aina (Eriksson) Engstrom. Eleanora was the wife of William J. Williams (d. July 18, 1980) and the mother of three children – Russell […]

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’10 trying to make it big in L.A.

Local girl tries to make it big in LA

A self-described band geek from Whitehall has launched a new project she hopes will help her attain her dreams of becoming a successful singer-songwriter. Barbara Spoor, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School, has been working in a Los Angeles studio recording covers and original songs under the name of Lucy Rae. “I literally just […]

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June H. Davis, 78,

June H. Davis, 78, of Holcombville Road, Whitheall,  passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a short illness. Born on Oct. 12, 1933 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late Lucius and Eva (Stoddard) Hurlburt. Ma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, […]

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Rose Marie Cromwell, 91

Rose Marie Cromwell, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully on March 26, 2012, in Glens Falls Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born on Sept. 5, 1920, in Victoria, Italy, the daughter of Jack and Sadie Drago. She became a naturalized citizen, attended schools in Danbury, CT and worked at […]

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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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Janet Wilson Malcolm, 92

Jannet Dorothy “Jaydee” Wilson Malcolm, 92, of Shelburne, Vt., died Sept. 11, 2009, in Shelburne. She was born in 1917 in Philadelphia, Pa., the youngest of five children of John L. and Janet Wilson. Jaydee grew up in Philadelphia and Jenkintown, Pa., and attended Abington Friends School for 12 years, graduating in 1935. She continued her […]

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Louise Amell Hood

  Louise Amell Hood, 94, a resident of Our Lady of Hope in Latham, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2009, in the presence of family and friends.  She led a very full, healthy, and satisfying life and brought a great deal of love, happiness and inspiration into the lives of all who knew her. […]

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Rose Mary M. Corbett

Rose Mary M. Corbett, 86, went into the hands of Our Lord on Friday, July 17, 2009. She was born in the Bronx on Feb. 17, 1923, the daughter of Charles and Augusta (Veit) Moeller. Rose Mary and the family moved to North Hebron in 1958. Rose Mary was a homemaker and loved being home […]

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Verna Prehoda Katchmar

Verna Prehoda Katchmar, born Nov. 6, 1916, in Granville, died peacefully July 10, 2009.  A 1933 graduate of Granville High School, she was a resident of Third Avenue Extension, East Greenbush, a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Troy and spent all of her adult life in the Capital District.  Verna was the […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

Margaret Lloyd Hoey

By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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