Tag Archives: Hudson River

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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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

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By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]

Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and […]