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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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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