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He crawled through the tunnels of Vietnam

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By Matthew Saari Tunnel rats. That was the unofficial moniker given to volunteer soldiers and Marines during the Vietnam War who were tasked with crawling through the often cramped and uncharted tunnels the Viet Cong dug throughout their country to fight first the French and then American armed forces. Ed Hayes, 69, was a tunnel […]

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Local students, faculty observe Memorial Day

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The student and faculty at Whitehall Elementary School paid tribute last Thursday to one of the community’s fallen heroes during its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. More than a hundred parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and a dozen Legionnaires looked on as students recited poems, sang songs and received awards. But the most touching moment was […]

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Decision Day 2012

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While Tuesday’s election offers plenty of intrigue on the national level, things are a lot quieter on the local level. There are no local elections in Granville, Whitehall, Hampton, or Dresden. In Hartford, Republican Sharon Schofield is running against Hartford Proud nominee Sam Irwin for town justice and Democrat Robert Dillon is running unopposed for […]

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Friends recall David Mohn, 80

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David Mohn, the driving force behind the Bridge Theater and a founding member of the board of directors for Skene Manor Whitehall Preservation, Inc., died Saturday following a lengthy illness. Friends and colleagues remembered Mohn as a tireless advocate for the community. “He adopted Whitehall as his hometown and did a tremendous amount for the […]

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Robert Randall Daring, 87

PAWLET, VT — Robert (Bob) Randall Daring passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012, at his home. Bob Daring was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Schenectady, NY. In World War II, he served as a corporal in the 78th “Lightning” Division of the U.S. Army, where he participated in the Battle for the Remagen Bridge, […]

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Edward K Warner, 87

Granville – Edward K. Warner, age 87, passed away on Monday, May 21, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville. Ed was born on June 8, 1924, in Bridgeport, Conn., the son of Harry K and Edna (LeBreque) Warner. He lived in Bridgeport with his parents and two siblings until he was […]

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Peter James Plisko, 65

WEST PAWLET, Vt. — Peter James Plisko passed away unexpectedly May 3, 2012. Peter was born June 12, 1946, the son of William Sr. and Susan (Dirga) Plisko. He attended Granville School then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served from 1963 until 1971. He spent time in Germany and with the 10 1st […]

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Edmourd Leo Touchette, 84

Edmourd Leo Touchette, 84, of Mountain Street passed away at his home on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. Born on Nov. 24, 1926 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Edmourd A. and Leona (Charpentier) Touchette. Eddie was a graduate of Whitehall High School and served in the U. S. Army during World War […]

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Phantoms to honor Bryn Reynolds

A Granville native and Bronze Star recipient will be honored for his heroism at an April 1 game of the Adirondack Phantoms. Washington County sheriffs Captain Bryn Reynolds who received the military award for valor while serving in the Army in Afghanistan will be recognized at a military appreciation night at the Glens Falls Civic […]

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Judson Clark Williams (Jud), 94

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Judson Clark Williams (Jud), a resident of Wells, Vt., and Pompano Beach, Fla., died on Dec. 31, 2010, at North Broward Medical Center in Deerfield Beach, Fla.  He was 94. Jud was born March 30, 1916, in Granville.  He was the son of the late Joseph Williams and Margaret (Roberts) Williams. The beneficiary of two […]

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Obituary: Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan) Plisko

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West Pawlet, Vt. – Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan)  Plisko, 86, went into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, […]

Obituary: Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr.

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Whitehall – Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr., 71, of Lower Bellamy Street, went peacefully into the arms ms of the Lord while […]

North Country Freepress – 11/16/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/16/18

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518 Wheels – 11/15/18

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Former church being transformed

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By Adam Cook   The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A has stood empty for the better part of […]

School bus passer ticketed

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By Krystle S. Morey A driver who claims she was “not paying attention” is facing legal ramifications after she drove […]

Dresden rushes to pass budget

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Dresden is attempting to fine-tune a budget, hold a public hearing and approve its […]

$100K to be returned to state

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By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville will reluctantly return about $100,000 in grant money to the State of […]

Holiday meals to be offered

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Thanksgiving is coming soon and many churches and community organizations will open their doors to the public for a holiday […]

Obituary: Patricia W. Folger

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Patricia W. Folger, 75,  passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 after a long illness and a short stay at […]

Obituary: Faith S. Pitlak

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Faith S. Pitlak Poultney, VT – Faith Sarah Pitlak, passed away at her home on Lake St. Catherine, a place […]

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