Tag Archives: Veterans Of Foreign Wars

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 Park founders to be honored

By Jaime Thomas Granville will thank a group of men who took up an important idea many decades ago, after the Veterans Day parade on Sunday, Nov. 11, which starts at 1 p.m. on Main Street. The village will unveil a new memorial during a ceremony to recognize the 11 members of the Veterans Park […]

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Myer continues to gather support for monument

The effort to erect a stone monument off of Memorial Lane continues to gather steam, organizer Lila Myer said Saturday. “The stone has been ordered, it’s on its way,” she said. Fundraisers have gathered more than $2,500 towards to $4,000 cost of the finished monument to accompany the twin rows of trees planted to recognize […]

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Chamber tree lighting enjoyed

One popular kid. As the 'paparazzi' gather around, 16-month-old Kolton Spaulding from Whitehall gets a moment with Santa Claus. Dad Matthew Spaulding, mom Alyson and Nana Cheryl Spaulding pause to catch a snap shot. Dec. 3, 2010

  The weather outside wasn’t frightful but the Boy Scouts’ fire was so delightful at the annual village Christmas tree lighting Friday night. A light snow at the start of the event helped to set the mood as Christmas songs played from nearby speakers while the park filled with holiday revelers. As many as 300 […]

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Florence Ruth Martelle, 88

Florence Ruth Martelle, age 88, passed away at Mt. View Center in Rutland, Vt., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. Florence was born on July 20, 1924, in Arlington, Vt. She was employed for more than 20 years at Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville. Florence was a very kind and loving person, who enjoyed helping others […]

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Santa Coming To Town Friday Dec. 3

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

  The Granville area will begin ringing in the holiday season with the lighting of the village Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 3. The annual celebration of the season will kick off at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park in the village. Holiday music will fill the air and cocoa and cookies will be brought to the […]

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Granville Does Not Forget

SENTINEL-PIC

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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Raymond N. McEckron Sr., 83

Raymond N. McEckron Sr., 83, of Newville, Pa., passed away July 21, 2010. Born April 16, 1927, he was the son of the late Harold and Harriet (West) McEckron. Raymond was preceded in death by his daughter, Diane Jones, and granddaughter, Christine Dimick. Survivng Raymond are his loving wife, Shirley McEckron; daughters, Linda Fabian, Susan […]

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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. (more…)

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Raymond T. Parker Sr.

6-22-30 – 3-12-10 A military burial for Raymond T. Parker Sr., who passed away on March 12, 2010, at his winter home in Indiantown, Fla., will be held at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Middletown Springs, Vt., on June 22 at noon. He will join his beloved daughter, Sandra Parker Baker; his father and mother, […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]