Tag Archives: Washington County Historical Society

Discussion on historic Washington County barns

The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) will host an event later this month in Cambridge focusing on the region’s historic timber-frame barns This program, which will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at 190 Brownell Road in Cambridge, will include talks on various aspects of timber-frame construction, barn repair, and […]

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Town Board supports bid to save Quaker Meeting House

The Granville town board has agreed to send a letter to Tom Burke requesting he donate the Quaker meeting house on Quaker Street to the town. Burke, who owns or operates at least 35 Dunkin’ Donuts, purchased the plot of land that houses three buildings several months ago. “We’re here tonight to try and beat […]

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Local efforts to save historic structure

By Jaime Thomas As mixed messages surface about the immediate future of the Quaker meeting house slated for demolition, efforts continue to preserve the very history that gave Quaker Street its name. “I have no plans at the current time,” said Tom Burke, owner of the plot that houses the schoolhouse, the former veterinarian office […]

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Community Calendar 11/24/11

  Thursday November 24   Holiday Tea CAMBRIDGE Reservations are requested by Thursday, Nov. 24, for the Washington County Historical Society’s Second Annual Victorian Holiday Tea on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Rice Mansion in Cambridge. Seating will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Theme attire is optional but welcome […]

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Marvin A. Brooks, 81

Marvin A. Brooks, 81, of Neddo Street passed away on Friday, Nov., 19, 2010, at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Born on Sept. 11, 1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late John H. and Alice (Hale) Brooks. Marvin was a graduate of Whitehall High School.  He joined the […]

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Helen Vera (Campbell) Cardwell, 80

   Helen Vera (Campbell) Cardwell, 80, passed away on Saturday morning, May 3, 2008 at her home on Getty Lane in Hebron. She was born on February 3, 1928, in Berea, Ohio, the daughter of Albert Alexis Campbell and Blanche Hannah (Parsons) Campbell.   Helen was predeceased by her parents, late of Greenwich, N.Y., and […]

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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, […]