Tag Archives: U S Army

David D. Tracy, 96

David D. Tracy, 96, of Pike Brook Road, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. Born on May 11, 1914, in Clemons, he was the son of the late Fred W. Tracy and Hattie (Chaplan) Tracy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theatre during World […]

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Peter K. Leszczynski, 74

Peter K. Leszczynski, 74, of Hulett Road, Granville, passed away at home Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2010, following a lengthy illness. Born on June 11, 1936, in Gerdauen, East Prussia, Germany, he was the son of the late Wolfgang and Elise Leszczynski. Peter along with his parents and three brothers came to this country on Feb. […]

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Granville Does Not Forget

Emotional clock ceremony recognizes ‘Those Who Served.’ All of the work leading up to Sept. 18 showed that the twin mottos of “Lest We Forget — Those Who Served” is a message the Granville community has taken to heart. In a stirring, often emotional ceremony last Saturday, the Veterans Memorial Clock officially returned to its […]

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Rodger Lawrence Hurley, 70

 Rodger Lawrence Hurley, dearly loved husband, father and grandfather, died suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. He was the town supervisor of Granville. He was born on Feb. 27, 1940, in New York City and grew up in Ramsey, N.J., and in Friendship, N.Y., where his grandparents had farmed.  He was […]

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Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86

Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86, of Granville went into the arms of the Lord on Feb. 10, 2010, with his loving family by his side. Roger was born in Granville, on Aug. 15, 1923, the eldest son of the late John and Alice Evans. He attended Granville High School, graduating in 1941. In 1943, Roger enlisted in […]

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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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Ernest F. Bernhardt, 92

Ernest F. Bernhardt, age 92, passed away at Indian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Jan. 5, 2010.Ernest was born on April 24, 1917, in Bay Shore, the son of George and Clara (Olsen) Bernhardt.Ernest was employed by New York Telephone as a cable splicer for more than 30 years.  He was a World War II […]

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Robert C. Nash, 73

Robert C. Nash, 73, of Broadway, passed away on Friday, Aug.21, 2009, at the Glens Falls Hospital following a short illness. Born on Oct. 8, 1935, in Troy, he was the son of the late John C. and Augusta (Kelly) Nash. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired mechanic for the Washington County […]

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Raymond L. (Smokey) McGraw

Raymond L. “Smokey” McGraw, age 75, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Rutland Regional (Vt.) Medical Center. He was born on April 10, 1934, in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of William and Gertrude (Dennison) McGraw. Smokey joined the U.S. Army in 1954. He was employed at the Brandon (Vt.) Training School, and retired […]

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Donald F. Didier

On Wednesday, June 3, Alice’s birthday, Don announced from his sick bed that he was “leaving on Saturday.” True to his word, he was called home by his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 6, 2009. He died at age 83 at home with his loved ones after a five-year fight with multiple myeloma. He was […]

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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