Tag Archives: Telescope Casual Furniture

Warren W. “Sid” Straw, 87

Warren Whitcher “Sid” Straw passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.)  Regional Medical Center. Sid was born on June 29, 1923, in Warren, Vt. He was the last living son of Clarence C. and Edith Damon Straw, and the 13th of 14 brothers and sisters and the seventh son, of which he […]

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Gary W. Kretzer, 66

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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. (more…)

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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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Halloween events on tap around the region

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As the days get shorter, there’s a spine-tingling chill in the air. Everywhere you look, there’s a questionable-looking character. Halloween […]

School board member resigns, new one sought

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By Catherine Tobin Whitehall Board of Education member Amy Austin has resigned with three years remaining on her term. She […]

LaFlamme’s to close Granville store


By Krystle S. Morey After nearly 15 years in Granville, LaFlamme’s will close its doors. “It’s sad, but kind of […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to open Nov. 3


By Krystle S. Morey Coolatas, fresh-baked bagels and croissants, donuts, breakfast sandwiches and more will be available on Quaker Street […]

Local tracker helps hunters find ‘lost’ game


By. Krystle S. Morey It’s tough work trudging through the woods, climbing over rocks and navigating swamps – try doing […]

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Rivalry resurrected: Whitehall-Granville crossover game Saturday


By Krystle S. Morey The Granville-Whitehall crossover game is a go! A once-prominent football rivalry between the Golden Horde and […]

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