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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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]