Tag Archives: Veterans Memorial

Area towns celebrate Memorial Day

By Jaime Thomas Veterans, bands, music and prayer will all be part of the Granville and Hartford Memorial Day Parade festivities next Monday, May 27. At 8 a.m. the American Legion will start off the day with a laying of the wreath ceremony at Granville High School. An hour later, they will do a ceremony […]

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Veterans Memorial Clock photos available

Fans of the Veterans Memorial Clock can now get their own copy of an iconic photograph of the clock lit up at night from the cover of the Granville Community Guide. The image of the clock by Poultney, Vt., photographer Alan Nyiri, lit up and a wintry night with the houses on North Street shimmering […]

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Whistle may return

Mayor proposes return of unique timepiece Just as the streets of Granville had not heard the chimes of the Veterans Memorial Clock in many years, the mayor proposed the return of another unique timepiece to Granville Monday night. Mayor Jay Niles asked the board if there was interest among the board members in bringing back […]

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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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Clock to Chime Again Sept. 18th

Clock ceremony, parade set for Sept. 18 The Veterans Memorial Clock is set to chime again for the first time on Sept. 18 at the conclusion of a ceremony rededicating the clock near the Main Street location where it was first erected 67 years ago. This ceremony will take place rain or shine, organizers said.

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Dad provides drive for clock restoration

Growing up, John Freed said, he had always been aware that his father was a World War II veteran and he realized the importance of what those men did for their country.

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more clock articles

This series of articles are copied from the Granville Sentinel files from late 1942 and 1943 when the Veterans Memorial Clock first came into being.       Clock articles Transcribed by Matthew Rice  - errors were left in the copy as printed unless otherwise noted        - from Dec. 3, 1942 Granville […]

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Tracing the clocks timeline

Clock origin uncovered, repair to begin soon It hangs above Main Street and has been the subject of much discussion over the years. But new questions have entered the dialog about the Veterans Memorial Clock since fixing it once and for all became the favorite topic of clock fans in Granville.

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more clock info

Another article relating to the Veterans Memorial Clock once again I tried to retain any errors or misspelling from the original text.     Dateline: Granville, New York, Thursday, September 30, 1943 Headline: Fraser Dedicates Town Memorial Clock Sunday; Warns of Complacency   In a stirring patriotic address, before an attendance of about 1,000 people, who […]

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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 […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]