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Vermont’s artists to open doors to studios this weekend


By Derek Liebig Vermont’s Open Studio Weekend combines two of Marion Waldo McChesney’s favorite things: Art and people. In the past 21 years, McChesney, a ceramic artist and longtime resident of Pawlet, Vt., has missed the event only once and that was to attend her stepfather’s 80th birthday. “It’s a lot of fun. People drive […]

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Students celebrate birthdays, collect food for pantry

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A group of Whitehall middle school students spent last Saturday partying like it was 1999, all in the name of a good cause. Half a dozen seventh-graders, all of whom celebrate or have recently celebrated their 13th birthdays, invited the class of 2017 to the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company firehouse for a black light party. […]

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Legion celebrates birthday; Huntington honored

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At the American Legion 93rd birthday party, Post 83 awarded Commander Anthony Huntington the Legionnaire of the Yard Award.  Commander Huntington is a 10-year member and a veteran of the New York Army National Guard, having served a combat tour in Iraq. The party was held on Wednesday, March 14. It was the 60th birthday […]

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Happy Birthday Eva Moffitt

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Granville resident Eva Moffitt celebrated her 100th birthday at the Holbrook Adult Home Tuesday, as residents and staff members feted her for a full century of life in the Slate Valley. Born in Manchester, Vt., Moffitt said she moved to Granville with older sister Fanny Stockwell and her parents before she was old enough to […]

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Rena Berkowitz, 99,

  Rena Berkowitz, age 99, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at her home in the village of Granville. She almost reached her 100th birthday.   She was born in Sheshequin, Pa., on Nov. 12, 1909, the daughter of Miles Solomon and Fannie Solomon. Her family moved to Elmira soon after her birth.     She […]

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A Naval love story

When heading off to serve his country, the last thing Charles Carswell thought was that he was going to meet the person he would spend the next 63 years with. (more…)

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Catherine Elizabeth (Shaw) Bogart, 84

 Catherine Elizabeth (Shaw) Bogart, wife of Harry J. Bogart, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2008 at her Granville residence following a long illness.Catherine was born on April 3, 1923 in Whitehall, the daughter of the late Egbert (Ed) and Bertha (Parker) Shaw. Bertha passed away when Catherine was very young and she was raised […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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