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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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]