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Still working on the railroad: Years after retirement, Lafayette continues to work on “trains”

Jim Lafayette spent nearly 40 years working for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad and more than a decade after his retirement he’s still working on trains, they’re just a lot smaller now. Tucked away on the second floor of Lafayette’s Adams Street home is a sprawling model train set the former railroad conductor has pieced […]

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Roy K. Baker, Jr., 82

Roy K. Baker Jr., 82, a lifelong resident of Mountain Street in Whitehall, passed quietly with his family at home Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Born on April 19,1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of Roy K. and Katherine Rowan Baker of Whitehall. Roy graduated from Whitehall High School where he excelled in basketball and […]

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Robert C. Hewitt, 89

Robert C. Hewitt, 89, of Main Street, South Glens Falls, passed away at his home on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, following a short illness surrounded by his loving family.    Born on June 16, 1920, in Plattsburgh, he was the son of the late Robert and Johanna (Jackstadt) Hewitt.  Robert was a veteran of the U. S. […]

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Honorable William J. Redmond

Honorable William J. Redmond, 65, of Maple Street, Whitehall, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a two year battle with cancer with his loving family by his side. Born on November 14, 1943 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Zakrzewski) Redmond. He […]

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Jeffery R. Rice , 64

Whitehall: Jeffery R. Rice , 64, of West Street, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.   Born in Glens Falls on Aug. 9, 1944, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Jane L. (Whittington) Rice.   […]

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Oscar E. (Pete) Lafayette, 88,

Passed away, surrounded by his family, at the Mountain View Center in Rutland, Vermont on November 12, 2008.  He was born on Main Street, Whitehall, on October 1, 1920 the son of Ernest and Martha (Parrott) Lafayette. He was a veteran of WWII having served as a PFC with the 9th US Army Air Force […]

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Eugene E. Robetor, 80

Eugene E. Robetor, 80, of Whitehall passed away on Friday, September 26, at his home due to heart failure. He was born on December 5, 1927 in Whitehall, NY to Robert and Mary (Rodd)Robetor. He was preceded in death by five siblings; Dorothy(Fields), Louise (Epifanio), Arthur, Leonard and Robert. He married Marguerite E. Rutherford on […]

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Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89

  Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89, of Fourth Avenue, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2007, at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville. Born on December 26, 1917, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late  Milton and Gladys (Marnes) Ross. Robert was a lifelong resident of Whitehall.  He was a trainman-brakeman for […]

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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, […]