Tag Archives: Green Thumb

Garden Club holds Beautification Awards

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By Jaime Thomas Every garden has a story. Whether started from scratch or continued from an old green thumb, a plot full of flowers and greenery never fails to perk up the neighborhood. To honor local stories and the people who created them, the Slate Valley Garden Club held its annual Beautification Awards last Wednesday. […]

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Shelia L. Parrott, 67

Shelia L. Parrott, 67 of Montcalm Avenue, in Whitehall died unexpectedly on Monday, May 2, 2011.  Shelia was born on February 18, 1944, the daughter of Randall and Evelyn (Morse) Parrott. She attended Whitehall schools. Shelia had an amazing will to persevere any hardship that was handed her. She was an inspiration to all that knew […]

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Rena H. McKeighan, 89,

Rena H. McKeighan, 89, of Salem, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon in her home.  Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Middletown Springs, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Melvin Harvey and Luna Katherine (Perry) Haskins.  Rena graduated from Granville High School. She worked on the family farm for many years and at one time […]

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Elaine S. “Pip” Bailey

  South Granville: Elaine “Pip” Bailey, 66, of Taylor Hill Road, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at Glens Falls Hospital after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family.   Elaine had a “green thumb” and loved gardening and doing crafts.  She enjoyed many outdoor activities including watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren play, […]

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Joseph Edward Lavin, 58

    Springfield – Joseph Edward Lavin, 58, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2008 at Heritage Hall West Health Care Center. His last days were spent with friends and family in his garden. Born in Glens Falls on August 22, 1949, he was the son of the late Edward and Kathleen (Murphy) Lavin. Joe […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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