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

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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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Low income grants available

Residents in the Town of Hartford with “very low income” can qualify for Rural Development Grants. The grants are part […]

Decision to arm probation officers shelved

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By Dan King With the snowy season starting in the Northeast, there are some helpful guidelines to follow and there […]

Grapplers finish 11th at own tournament

Granville’s wrestling team finished 11th at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament. The tournament, held Saturday at Granville High School, […]

Horde falls to Mechanicville

A poor second quarter doomed the Granville boys basketball team in their only game played last week. The Horde was […]

New laws effect seniors, solar power

By Dan King Whitehall has two new laws on the books, one of which helps seniors by raising the income […]