Tag Archives: Poultney Vt

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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Paul Harmon Epting, Jr., 57

Paul Harmon Epting, Jr., 57, a long time Whitehall resident, lost his battle with cancer on April 1, 2011. Eptingl was born on June 25, 1953 in Birmingham, Ala. He worked hard all his life as a laborer, most recently at Commonwealth Plywood in Whitehall and for 12 years at Taran Brothers Slate in Poultney, […]

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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

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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 […]