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All for a beautiful Hudson River Valley

From “Remembrances of Yesterdays” By William C. Taggart When I was living in Salem, N.Y., my family’s home town, in the early 1960s and teaching high school in Granville, about 20 miles north of Salem, on Friday nights I would have supper with my mom and head off to Saratoga Springs about 30 miles west […]

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When Pete Seeger came to Granville

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By Jaime Thomas It was the spring of 1967, and the United States’ involvement in Vietnam was in full swing. Across the nation, protests were breaking out between those who supported it and those who were against it. It was at this time that William Taggart, a local history teacher, thought he would try to […]

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Eagle Watch outing March 9 in Greenwich

The Battenkill Conservancy will once again host its popular “Eagle Watch Outing” lead by local eagle expert, Ron Renoni at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 in Greenwich.  Recently retired Life Science teacher in the Shenendehowa school system, Mr. Renoni has been involved in New York State DEC’s Eagle Monitoring Program since its inception in […]

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Washington County reaches agreement with regulating district

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement Friday with the Hudson River Black River Regulating District, potentially putting an end to a four-year legal battle. Supervisors agreed to make $299,833 in back payments and $138,238 per year through 2018. The settlement received the unanimous support of the board. In 2009, the regulating district […]

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Finch and Chubb owners buy Champlain Harbor Marina

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It may not be on the same level as Manifest Destiny, but the Albany businessmen who purchased Lock 12 Marina earlier this year have focused their gaze west, all the way across Champlain Harbor. Bill Brina and Hillary “Bumper” Wagoner of Dagon Enterprises, announced this week that they finalized an agreement to purchase Champlain Harbor […]

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Joan Margaret Speiser, 71

Joan Margaret (Fadden) Speiser, 71, of Wells, Vermont passed away on November. 30, 2011. She was born on April 14, 1940 in Oswego, New York the daughter of Fremont and Thusa (Martin) Fadden. Joan was a graduate of Oswego High School and Traphagen Art Institute on the Hudson River in New York. She worked at […]

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Edward VanGuilder, 69

Edward VanGuilder, age 69, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at his home following a long illness. Ed was born on Nov. 25, 1941 in Glens Falls, NY the son of Ernest and Evelyn (Dennison) VanGuilder. Ed was the Chief of the Hudson River Indians. His last employment was working construction for DC Realty. […]

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Edward Van Guilder, 69

Edward VanGuilder, age 69, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at his home following a long illness. Ed was born on November 25, 1941 in Glens Falls, NY the son of Ernest and Evelyn (Dennison) VanGuilder. Ed was the Chief of the Hudson River Indians. His last employment was working construction for DC Realty. […]

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Lakes to Locks on Geographic web site

By Bill Toscano Whitehall and Granville stand to reap the benefits of new collaboration between Lakes to Locks Passage and National Geographic. Janet Kennedy, executive director of Lakes to Locks, said her group is holding a public event Thursday, March 3 in Albany to unveil the plans for the group’s “Geotraveler MapGuide,” an interactive web […]

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Steamy journey

More than 20 boats made their way out of Whitehall Monday morning, each tooting and steaming their way toward Fort Edward on day one of the Great International Steamboat Flotilla.   (more…)

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]