Tag Archives: Poultney Vt

George H. Benway, 83

George H. Benway, 83, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. He was born on Nov. 4, 1928, in Danby, Vt., the son of the late George and Anna (Dennison) Benway. George was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Whitehall and a former […]

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Fannie Greene, 82

Fannie Greene, 82, passed away at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt., Dec.6   , 2011. Fannie was born on August 6, 1929 in Argyle, the daughter of James and Hazel (Wilkins) Scally. Fannie loved the time spent with family as well as her many friends. She was an avid fan of “old” country music and […]

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GMC spend night on mountain

A small group of students from Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt. spent an unplanned night in the woods just outside of Granville in Pawlet, Vt. Nov. 10 after becoming separated from a class outing. The three students were reported missing about 3 p.m. An afternoon search Nov. 10 failed to locate the students. The […]

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Drugs fueled robbery spree

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Witness ends robbery spree   In the sudden resolution to a series of cross-border bank robberies, a tip and a routine day on the job combined to result in the arrest of a Vermont couple within an hour of the robbery of a Poultney bank. The call went out to police at 3:10 p.m. Nov. […]

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Arrests made after Poultney robbery

Vermont State Police have arrested two people following a bank robbery in Poultney, Vt., and say they believe they are the same people involved in at least four other local bank robberies, including two last week in Granville. Shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, a woman wearing a black hoodie handed a teller at the Citizens […]

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Mickey Rapkin by Joanna Tebbs Young

“Banging [his] head against the ceiling” actually worked out pretty well for New York City author of Pitch Perfect and Theater Geek, Mickey Rapkin. As Rapkin told participants at the Horace Greeley Writers’ Conference on Saturday, October 15 in Poultney, VT, he could never quite believe what was happening as his life took twists and […]

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Alice Alsobrook, 92

Mrs. Alice Chaphe Alsobrook, 92, of 2001 South Lee Street, Americus, Georgia died Nov.25, 2010. Alice was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Detroit, Michigan, a daughter of the late Jerome Ernest Campbell and Alice Larabee Campbell. Her family subsequently moved to Whitehall,   where her father started a family heating and plumbing company. Mrs. Alsobrook is […]

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Gerald J. Gordon, 55

Gerald J. Gordon, 55, of North Williams Street, died unexpectedly at the Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Born on December 21, 1955 in Glens Falls, he was the son of  the  late Donald  J. and Dorothy (Hildredth) Gordon. He was employed by Green Mountain Slate Company in Poultney, Vt. Gerald will be […]

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Father’s Day 2011

Father and son fight fires, crime   It all began with the fire department, proud father Curt Pedone said, with his son tagging along to go to the firehouse and eventually becoming the first junior fire fighter in a program that continues to this day. “I get nothing but compliments about him and I couldn’t […]

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Hearing set for suspended officer

The fate of a Granville police officer on administrative leave because of a residency issue will be determined at a disciplinary hearing scheduled at the end of the month. Officer Joe Castle is facing firing for failing to provide documentation showing he has a New York state residency. The meeting is not open to the […]

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518 Wheels – 12/14/17

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Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers […]

Village seeks funds for Flat Iron demo

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall village officials are seeking a state grant to fund the demolition of the notorious Flat Iron […]

Resident, village battle over sewage spill

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By Matthew Saari Something stinks in the village of Whitehall. For more than two months resident Christina Steves has battled […]

Quarrymen call proposed zoning a business ‘killer’

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  By Krystle S. Morey More than 40 slate quarry owners and industry workers turned out at Poultney’s Select Board […]

Kitten-thrower pleads guilty

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By Krystle S. Morey Justice has been served on behalf of a small orange kitten that was thrown out of […]

Northshire Freepress – 12/08/17

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North Country Freepress – 12/08/17

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Weekender – 12/08/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/08/17

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518 Wheels – 12/07/17

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Toys train delivers smiles

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By Matthew Saari Nearly 300 children had their Christmas brightened more than a little Sunday morning when the 2017 Marine […]

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