Tag Archives: Pember Library

Elevator to extend Pember’s reach

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By Krystle S. Morey The Pember Library and Museum is moving forward on a plan to add an elevator to encourage patrons of all ability levels to visit the Granville institution. Patrons will be able to enter the library at ground level and choose to stop at the first-floor library or the museum on the […]

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Wesner, Klam refuse to meet with mayor

By Jaime Thomas Pember officials refused to participate in a closed meeting with Mayor Brian LaRose Tuesday night, because they say they wanted public participation. LaRose asked Museum Director Pat Wesner and Marcia Klam, president of the Board of Trustees, to meet with himself and Village Attorney Mike Martin, and he suggested they bring their […]

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Pember’s deed does not support school district library

By Jaime Thomas While several local officials have made clear they don’t support the Pember Library and Museum becoming a school district library, the Pember’s deed more clearly addresses the plan. The 1909 deed, signed by Franklin and Ellen Pember, states the Pember Library board shall be appointed by the Granville Village Board. The deed […]

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Wesner, Klam refuse to meet with mayor

By Jaime Thomas Pember officials refused to participate in a closed meeting with Mayor Brian LaRose Tuesday night, because they say they wanted public participation. LaRose asked Museum Director Pat Wesner and Marcia Klam, president of the Board of Trustees, to meet with himself and Village Attorney Mike Martin, and he suggested they bring their […]

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Capital Campaign funds depleted

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While controversy surrounds the Pember Library regarding the recent state audit which was critical of their financial activities and their improper use of Pember Foundation funds to pay bills, it has come to light that another Pember account has been severely depleted. This account, the Capital Campaign Fund, was formed in the 1990s to house […]

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Pember Library and Museum State Audit

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These are the steps the Pember has already taken and will continue to take to implement the recommendations of the Office of the State Comptroller.

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Nature-inspired art program at Pember

There are a number of children’s art events coming up at the Pember Library and Museum. The nature-inspired art program focuses on creating art with items found in nature and drawing nature-themed items. Children will be using their imagination while cutting, gluing, drawing, coloring and creating. The program takes place every Wednesday from October through […]

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First Friday celebration offers heritage and history

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Bringing in the new month and finishing summer at First Friday tomorrow night will be reenactments, traditional art and music at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum. History will repeat itself at the Pember, where Cedar River Photography’s reenactment pictures will be on display. “Joe and Kathryn Cormier have photographed Revolutionary […]

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History, heritage at First Friday

By Jaime Thomas American history and heritage will steal the show at the upcoming First Friday on Sept. 6 at both the Slate Valley Museum and Pember Library and Museum. In keeping with its Carpatho-Rusyn theme, the Slate Valley Museum will host Carolyn Guest, who creates through the Polish folk art of Wycinanki, or paper […]

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Slate and Pember to host Carpatho-Rusyn genealogy program

In a combination of resources and local history, the Slate Valley Museum and the Pember Library and Museum will host a two-day genealogy program this week. Genealogist Lisa Alzo will lead the classes, which focus on researching Carpatho-Rusyn genealogy. First, on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m., Alzo will guide participants through the online world […]

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Obituary: Richard R Plude Sr

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Richard R. Plude Sr., 81, of Champlain Avenue in Whitehall, went into the arms of the Lord on Sunday evening, […]

Obituary: Marie C. (Ingalls) Sauerwald

Marie Catherine (Ingalls) Sauerwald (eldest child of Frederick and Johanna Ingalls) was born May 7, 1923 in Whitehall, New York, […]

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Obituary: Daniel J. Wescott

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Granville, NY – Daniel Joseph Wescott, passed away on January 4, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Dan […]

Obituary: Charlotte V. Lewis

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Charlotte V. Lewis, 92, of Tinmouth, VT, passed away on Jan 2nd at the RRMC following hip surgery. She was […]

Obituary: Charles N. Ayers

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Granville – Charles N. Ayers, 72, passed away on December 31, 2018, surrounded by his family. Born March 29, 1946 […]

Obituary: Joseph William Daniele

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Joseph William Daniele, age 91, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on December 28, 2018, at his home on […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/04/19

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Obituary: Mary B. Liebig

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Mary B. Liebig Granville, NY – Mary Euphemia Braymer Liebig, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Glens […]

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