Tag Archives: Nieces And Nephews

Shirley E. McEckron, 81

NEWVILLE, Pa. – Shirley E. (Stevens) McEckron, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at home and surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1929, at home in Mount Tabor, Vt., the daughter of Walter and Parmelia Stevens. First and foremost, her family was the love of her life. She also enjoyed growing a […]

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Elwin D. Purvee, 89

Elwin D. Purvee, 89 Mr. Elwin Dwight Purvee, 89, died Saturday, April 2, 2011,  at the Indian River Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Granville, New York after a long illness. Elwin was born Nov. 20, 1921 in Horicon, New York the son of the late Dwight and Marian (Wells) Purvee. Mr. Purvee was a […]

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Shirley E. McEckron, 81

Shirley E. McEckron NEWVILLE, Pa. – Shirley E. (Stevens) McEckron, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at home and surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1929, at home in Mount Tabor, Vt., the daughter of Walter and Parmelia Stevens. First and foremost, her family was the love of her life. She also […]

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Darlene E. (Tracey) Wade, 71

Whitehall, N.Y. Darlene E. (Tracey) Wade, 71, of Whitehall, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at The Orchard Nursing Home in Granville, N.Y. She was born October 25, 1939 in Hydeville, VT, the daughter of the late Merrill and Maude (Duffany) Tracey. Darlene was the loving wife of Alfred Wade, Sr. of 52 […]

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Richard J. Braymer, 59

North Granville, NY Richard J. Braymer, age 59, went home to the arms of the Lord, Saturday, March 5, 2011, following a long illness. Richard was born on July 29, 1951 in Granville, New York the son of the late Stanley and Marian (Aldous) Braymer. Richard worked for Bogart’s Trucking Co. and Granville Refuse Co. , both of […]

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Mary Elizabeth Mahusky, 93

Mary Elizabeth Mahusky of Granville, NY passed on February 26, 2011. She was born on March 29, 1917 in Tomkins Cove, New York. Mary was the daughter of the late Margaret (McDermott) and Watson Thomas VanWart. Mary was predeceased by her husband of 72 years, Frank, who just passed on, on February 15th, 2011; pre-deceased […]

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Christina M. Stewart, 35

Christina Marie Stewart Christina M. Stewart, age 35, passed away on February 27, 2011 at Glens Falls Hospital. Christina was born in Glens Falls, NY on January 9, 1976, the daughter of Donna M  (Evans) Stewart and the late Clifford L. Stewart Sr. She had lived at the Wilton DDSO  Home in Wilton, NY. After […]

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Robert Henry Swinton, 87,

Robert Henry Swinton, 87, died peacefully at his home with loving family members present at his side on Tuesday February 22, 2011. Robert (Bob) was born on July 19, 1923 to Henry T. and Elsie (Kingsley) Swinton in Whitehall, NY. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School. He began his railroad career with the […]

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Joyce Williams, 84

Joyce Williams of Wells, Vt., was born on Dec. 26, 1926, in Schenectady, the daughter of Joseph and Vera (Parkhurst) McClosky. She passed away peacefully at the Bennington (Vt.) Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Feb. 19, 2011. Joyce loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed going out […]

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Frank E. Mahusky, 94

Frank E. Mahusky, born Jan. 9, 1917, in Newburgh, son of the late Michael and Sophia (Kazukaitis) Mahusky, died peacefully after a short illness on Feb. 15, 2011. Frank was predeceased by his son, Van Edward Mahusky, his sisters, Stella Heil of Lexington, Ky., Helen Russio of New Windsor, and Anna Siskowski of Syrace. Survivors […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

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

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

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

Jane O'Shea BW

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

Jensen Keough

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

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]