Tag Archives: Lake Champlain

Busy times ahead for canal area

Heritage Area director Carol Greenough said last week she has been contacted by the state’s Lakes to Locks passage program to establish a Lakes to Locks center at the Skenesborough Museum. She also said that the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is again planning for the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal […]

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Joyce Ann Romeo Millett, 76

Millett, Joyce.

Joyce Ann Romeo Millett, 76, of County Route 21, passed into the loving arms of our lord Jesus surrounded by her loving family on Feb. 11, 2011, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born on Oct. 20, 1934, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Francis P. and Susan M. (Manell) Romeo. […]

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Reynolds to lead Whitehall chamber

Elizabeth Reynolds, a highly successful real estate agent who said she was drawn to Whitehall because of its “quaint charm and natural beauty,” has been elected president of the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce. Reynolds works with Keller Williams Realty and was the firm’s “rookie of the year” in 2008. She also claimed top salesperson honors […]

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Everett C. “Sam” Corey, 62

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Everett C. “Sam” Corey, 62, of Hampton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at the Glens Falls Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a long illness. Sam had a great sense of humor that will be missed by all that knew him. If you asked Sam, he would have said, “I went […]

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Truck raffle is a go

For the last time, holiday cheer will include the chance to drive away a winner. The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is currently holding its final Truck Raffle in the event’s current format, with members of the department selling the $100 raffle tickets up until the annual dinner and raffle event on Dec. 4. Michael Putorti, […]

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Richard A. Zeimet, 64

Richard A. Zeimet, 64, of Hampton passed away at his home on March, 4, 2010, with his loving wife and family at his side. Born on Dec. 6, 1945, in Des Plaines, Ill., he was the son of Ted and Marie (Prochasta) Zeimet.  After growing up in Des Plaines, he enlisted in the U.S Navy in December […]

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‘Fest’ event nears

Ready to take the plunge? The Penguin Dip, that is. The always popular kickoff to the Whitehall Winter Festival will open a day of fun and events on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 9 a.m. (more…)

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Bridge Theater closed

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Take a cool dip

The opening of the Whitehall Bigfoot Winter Festival always gets people jumping. Usually, it’s because they can’t wait to get out of the water. (more…)

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Whitehall prepares to celebrate winter

  While there will be plenty of new events and activities, the annual Whitehall Winter Festival will start out on Sunday, Feb. 15 the same way it always does… With a splash. (more…)

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

fair go round

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

Logan Pease

By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

Jaxon Beebe, of Granville (2)

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

Solar front

By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

Classifieds 08/17/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/12/16

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