Tag Archives: Telescope Casual Furniture

Gary W. Kretzer, 66

Gary Wayne Kretzer, age 66, died unexpectedly on Nov. 30, 2010. Gary was born on Nov. 5, 1944, in Niskayuna, the son of Harold Kretzer and Lois Earls (Kretzer) Decker. Gary was brought up in Ticonderoga. He moved to Granville when he was around 20 and worked for Crandall’s Flowers in Middle Granville before going […]

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Florence Ruth Martelle, 88

Florence Ruth Martelle, age 88, passed away at Mt. View Center in Rutland, Vt., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. Florence was born on July 20, 1924, in Arlington, Vt. She was employed for more than 20 years at Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville. Florence was a very kind and loving person, who enjoyed helping others […]

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Alice M. Cook, 79

Alice M. Cook, age 79, passed away at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. Alice was born on March 20, 1931, in Granville, the daughter of George and Anna (Dennison) Benway. Alice was retired from Telescope Casual Furniture where she had worked in the sewing room. Her competitive spirit appeared in […]

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SUNSHINE – AAAAAAAHHHHH.   If you only have a moment or two use it to get outside today and enjoy some of this sunshine. Just walking across the parking lot to get something out of the car is a cathartic exercise. Spring is finally here and it seems like it’s for good. I for one […]

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Franklin Ferguson, 75

Franklin Ferguson passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center.   Frank was born on Jan. 30, 1934, in Hampton, the son of Edward and Rose (Crapeau) Ferguson.   Frank had been employed at Telescope Casual Furniture for 32 years in the maintenance department. He was a veteran of the […]

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Ruth M. Conety, 85

Ruth M. Conety of 8 High St. passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at her home following a long illness.   Born Jan. 7, 1924, in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Catherine (McKittrick) Brayton.   Mrs. Conety was employed at General Electric in Bridgeport, Conn., H. F. Binches in […]

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Working their way up

Stalwart Telescope employees promoted to key front office jobs   Rick Butler and Robin Dodge have worked a lifetime at Telescope Casual Furniture. Between them, they have 67 years of accrued time, having worked their way up from the production floor to the front office through a series of ever-changing and increasingly demanding jobs.

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H. Elizabeth Close Thomson

Harriet Elizabeth Close Thomson, age 94, passed away on April 13, 2009 at Indian River Nursing Home. Elizabeth was born on June 18, 1914 in Salem, the daughter of Louis and Dora (Park) Close. Many years ago Liz had been employed by Telescope Casual Furniture. Following her marriage to Jack she spent many hours at […]

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Lawrence M. Jones, 91

South Granville, NY Lawrence M. Jones passed away Feb. 15, 2009 in the comfort of his family.   Larry was born on May 8, 1917 in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of John and Margaret (Morehouse) Jones.   Out of school, Larry went to work for the Hebron Town Highway Department. He then found employment […]

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Henry W. “Hank” Baker

Henry W. “Hank” Baker of Granville passed away peacefully after a short illness on Jan. 19, 2009 at the Glens Falls Hospital. Henry was born on Aug. 19, 1929 in Hartford, N.Y. He was the son of William and Beatrice (Begor) Baker. Henry was raised on the family farm on Baker Road in Hartford. He […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14