Tag Archives: Oct 7

Local murderer dies in prison

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A local man who was serving a life sentence in a state prison for the murder of his 2-year-old son died on Sunday. David J. Pope Sr. 67, was pronounced dead at Westchester County Medical Center at on Oct. 7. A spokesperson with the New York State Department of Corrections said Pope was transported to […]

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Youth football opens Sept. 2

The Granville Horde youth football team will begin its Northeast Youth Football League season with a pair of home games Sunday, Sept. 2, for the junior and senior tackle squads. The juniors will take on Schuylerville Orange at 11 a.m. at Ken Burch Field, and the seniors will play at 1 p.m. The Horde flag […]

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McPhee’s celebrate 60th Anniversary

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Robert and Catherine McPhee were the guests of honor at a weekend family gathering in Wells, Maine to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary.  The happy couple was married on October 13, 1951 at Our Lady of Angels Church in Whitehall.  The maid of honor was Lorraine Gurney, sister of the bride; the best man was […]

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Skyline Closing

By Derek Liebig   Seventy-eight local residents will be out a job this fall after Skyline Corporation, a producer of manufactured homes and recreational vehicles, announced they will close its Fair Haven facility. The impending closure was confirmed last Friday by Mike Steed, Skyline’s Vice President of Human Resources. “It is not a rumor, it […]

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Hollis F. Thomas, 56

Hollis F. Thomas, 56, died peacefully at her home on Oct. 7, 2010, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Holly was born on Feb. 7, 1954, to George W. and Helen (Housman) Folger. She graduated from Granville Central School as well as Adirondack Community College, only to return to Granville Central School where she […]

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Local Officals eye rail trail bridge by Christmas

Bridge project red tape breaks loose Granville officials say they now hope to have a Rail Trail Bridge in place before Christmas after final contract approvals recently came from New York state.   (more…)

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Town to replace rec center roof

Who will replace the roof on the town recreation center? Members of the Whitehall Town Board hope to decide the answer to that question by the end of the week after receiving and opening bids on the project on Oct. 7. (more…)

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

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By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]