Tag Archives: War Ii Veteran

Seniors honor Earl Morrow

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By Jaime Thomas The Hartford Senior Citizens gathered at AJ’s Restaurant on Tuesday to enjoy a luncheon and honor Earl Morrow, who was recently named a senior of the year. Helen Macura opened the meeting with a prayer, and then Karen Harrington presented Morrow with a gift certificate to What’s Cookin? Restaurant and pinned a […]

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WWII Monument dedicated

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By Bill Toscano   Air Force Col. Jeffrey McEachron stood in front of the entire Granville High School student body and recalled what happened the first time his father Robert saw him and other youngsters running through the World War II memorial trees behind the high school. “My dad grabbed me and said, ‘Do you […]

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John Putorti to lead Memorial Day parade

A lifelong resident of Whitehall and World War II veteran will lead this year’s Memorial Day procession. John Putorti, a US Navy veteran, has been selected as this year’s grand marshal. Putorti was born in his parents’ home on Mountain Street in Whitehall, on Feb. 18, 1925. He was the middle son of Caroline and […]

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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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Clock ticks merrily along its way

The clock is OK. John Freed, who restored the World War II Veteran’s Memorial clock said recently residents should not be concerned if they noticed the clock does not always light up at night during the summer months. Freed said he installed a thermostat which will turn the light out if temperatures get too warm […]

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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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Robert N Taylor, 91

Robert N. Taylor, 91 of Granville passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, in Charleston, S.C., son of late Robert and Beatrice (Spaulding) Taylor. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Juanita Pickering and Shirley Perron, a […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]