Tag Archives: Green Thumb

Garden Club holds Beautification Awards

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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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]