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Man’s project takes flight

By Derek Liebig A restoration project nearly two decades in the making recently took flight above the skies of Granville Airport. Last month, Myron “Mike” Waite, took to the skies above the hills and dales of Granville in a 1946 Aeronca 7AC that he and a few others had painstakingly restored over the last 15 […]

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Museums, non-profits face challenges in promoting themselves

By Derek Liebig As Heritage Area director and head of the Skenesborough Museum, Carol Greenough has a firm grasp of Whitehall’s place in New York’s history, but what she can’t understand is why the community is not represented in some of the state’s tourism promotions. Whitehall, the birthplace—albeit disputed—of the U.S. Navy and a strategic […]

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Robert E. Rathbun Sr., 86

Robert E. Rathbun, Sr., 86, of Lake Shore Road, Chazy, passed away on Thursday, March 21, at his residence. He was born on March 11, 1927, in Whitehall, N.Y., the son of Marcus and Elizabeth (Greenwood) Rathbun. Robert was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving his country from 1944 to 1946 as a Carpenters Mate on […]

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Rooting for Emmy: Local family has ties to emmy nominee

One local family will be watching this Sunday’s 64th annual Emmy Awards ceremony with bated breath. The Ingalls family of Whitehall — David, JoAnn, Laura, Leanne, and Carol Matheny — have a vested interest in the outcome of this year’s show. That’s because one of their own has a chance to take home one of […]

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My dad’s service during WWII: Former Granville resident recalls heroic efforts of his father

By Rick Stanton Through the years, my Dad (Richard Wilcox Stanton) would tell stories about his time in the U.S. Navy during WWII. The stories were mostly humorous, but once in a while he’d tell of something a bit more serious (like the time a piece of shrapnel fell out of a quiet sky impaling […]

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Former Navy shipmates visit Whitehall museum

A group of Navy veterans who served aboard the same ship during the Korean War visited Whitehall last week as part of their annual reunion. Nearly a dozen veterans who served aboard the U.S.S. Ammen during the Koren War took in some of the local sights, enjoying lunch at Finch and Chubb’s and stopping by […]

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Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86

Mr. Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at Indian River Nursing home in Granville. He was born April 5, 1924, in Mineville, the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Terczak) Breznick. Edward was a graduate of Poultney (Vt.) High School, Class of 1942. After high school, he enlisted in […]

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John L. Barberis, 69

John L. Barberis, 69, of Pershing Drive, Scotia, passed away on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Ellis Hospital. John was born July 30, 1941, in Whitehall, son of Josephine and Ettore Barberis. He grew up in Whitehall, graduating from Whitehall High School in 1958. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He […]

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Robert H. Lennox, 63

Robert H. Lennox, age 63, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center. Bob was born on Oct. 16, 1946, in Glens Falls, the son of Byron (Barney) Lennox Sr. and Leona Greenway Lennox. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He […]

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Mildred Louis Young, 84

Mildred Louis Young, age 84, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, following a long illness. Mildred was born on April 9, 1926, in Wallingford, Conn., the daughter of Edward and Jenny (Gregory) Bundock. She married Donald Young on May 9, 1945, in San Francisco while he was serving the U.S. […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]