Tag Archives: Slate Valley Museum

Musuem to host annual dinner

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  The Slate Valley Museum will host its annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser in Poultney, Vt., at Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Monday, Aug. 27. Always known for unique items, this year’s auction will highlight artistic pieces created by “First Friday in Granville” artists as well as gift certificates from local venues and […]

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Stories after the storm: A year after Irene, it’s back to normal for most, not all

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The memories are a full year old now, but for those who watched what Tropical Storm Irene did to Granville on Aug. 28, 2011, and in the days afterward, they remain vivid and painful. “It was surreal,” said Matt Zappone, general manager at Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge, which lost 140 cars and trucks to massive […]

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Garden Club gives beautification awards

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By Bill Toscano   The Slate Valley Garden Club’s annual Beautification Awards keep getting bigger and bigger. “It’s great to see so many people here,” project coordinator Nancy Williams said to the more than 50 people at the annual awards luncheon Aug. 1 at the Slate Valley Museum. “We have so many wonderful yards and […]

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Slate Valley Museum preserves historic lithographs

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Despite working through recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Irene, the Slate Valley Museum recently completed the conservation of three culturally significant lithographs thanks to a conservation grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network. Guided by the museum’s collections assessment program survey and funded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which concluded that “the […]

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Community Calendar 5/10/12

  Thursday May 10   Art Opening MANCHESTER Reservations are requested by Thursday, May 10, for a Gallery Opening that will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, for an exhibition titled, “Paradise,” by Joe Tucker of Dorset, at Equinox Village in Manchester Center. Live music and hors d’oeuvres will be included, and […]

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Community Calendar 2/23/12

  Thursday February 23   Potluck Supper CASTLETON Reservations are requested by Thursday, Feb. 23, for a Potluck Supper on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Roz Rogers from the Trak Inn Restaurant will prepare a Yankee pot roast, and share stories of her family that came from Poland and […]

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Pember/Slate Valley step back and open up

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Granville’s museums will throw open their doors and welcome in the public during their annual holiday open houses this Sunday starting at 1 p.m. In conjunction with the Slate Valley Museum’s running exhibit “Rivals in Slate, Brothers in War: The Slate Valley Unites for the Union Cause” visitors will learn about and experience Christmas traditions […]

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Celani named to Board of Education

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Former Granville Board of Education member Molly Celani was named as a temporary member of the board Monday night, filling a slot vacated when new district transportation supervisor John Steves resigned as board president. Steves resigned his seat in October to clear his way to apply for the district position. Board President Kathy Nelson announced […]

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Comar tapped for state level post

Granville's Sheila Comar with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a recent Deomcrtic Party meeting.

Former Granville Town and current Washington County Democratic Chairwoman Sheila Comar has been named chairwoman of the state Democratic Committee’s Executive Committee, the second highest ranked position in the party in the state. Comar was named to the position by a unanimous vote. “I’m quite humbled because I am a chair of a rural upstate […]

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Village: Good news on insurance front

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After weeks of battling with Granville Village insurer, Trident, regarding claims tied to the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Irene, village clerk treasurer Rick Roberts said he’s finally getting some good news. During a conference call Friday, Nov. 4 village officials spoke with representatives from Trident who agreed to pay the major portion of claims […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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