Tag Archives: School House

Historic building eyed for destruction

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Large piece of Granville history to be demolished There were two classrooms, two cloakrooms and two teachers in the old school house on Quaker Street in Granville, and some grades consisted of only a handful of students. Everyone started the day by singing a patriotic anthem and saying the Lord’s Prayer, and then the teachers […]

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James Argyle Proper, 56

James Proper

James Argyle Proper, 56, of Morrisville Vt., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, with his friends by his side, at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington, Vt., after a short, courageous battle with cancer. James was born in Keene, N.H., on March 14, 1954. He was the oldest of the three sons of Richard and […]

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Schools to host annual open houses on Sept. 23 and Sept. 28

Whitehall Central School will host a pair of open houses in the upcoming week. The Junior/Senior High School open house will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23, starting at 6:45 p.m. and lasting until around 8:30 p.m. Members of the school faculty, guidance office and administration will be on hand to answer questions and talk […]

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Evelyn Sleight Benjamin, 100

Evelyn Sleight Benjamin of Beckwith Road, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital. She was born on June 21, 1908 in Fort Edward and recently celebrated her 100th birthday among family and friends. She attended and received her teaching certificate from Plattsburgh Normal School in 1928 and began her teaching […]

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Billie Mae Matte, 68

Billie Mae Matte, 68, formerly of Potter Street, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at the Northwood Health Rehabilitation Center in Troy. Born on October 8, 1939 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Herman R and Edith Mae (Webster) Matte. She attended Whitehall Central School and in her younger years, […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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