Tag Archives: West Granville

Fair to feature local meat producers

There’s more to chew on at the Washington County Fair than fried dough and bloomin’ onions. The Ag Center Committee of the Washington County Fair is working with the Washington County 4-H Beef Club, Adirondack Grazers Cooperative and Cornell Cooperative Extension to promote local meat producers in a display at the Ag Center. Local beef, […]

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Neil P. Juckett, 74

Neil P. Juckett, age 74, passed away at his residence in North Granville on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 following a long illness. Neil was born on August 16, 1936 in West Granville, the son of Clark B. Juckett Jr. and Dorothy (Potter) Juckett. Neil was retired from Telescope Casual Furniture where he had worked for […]

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Ardythe I. Shovah, 70

Ardythe I. Shovah passed away peacefully at Indian River Nursing Center on Dec. 13, 2010, after a brief illness. Born Nov. 9, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Eilene (Doty) Parks. Ardythe operated her own beauty shop  in the 1950s, She then worked  in the cafeteria of the Whitehall Central  School […]

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Gary W. Kretzer, 66

Gary Wayne Kretzer, age 66, died unexpectedly on Nov. 30, 2010. Gary was born on Nov. 5, 1944, in Niskayuna, the son of Harold Kretzer and Lois Earls (Kretzer) Decker. Gary was brought up in Ticonderoga. He moved to Granville when he was around 20 and worked for Crandall’s Flowers in Middle Granville before going […]

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Remembering Mt. Carmel Church – 1867-2009

By Ed Fish and Craig Kelly Recently there was an article in the paper about Mt. Carmel Church in recent times.  In reminiscing about the old days, Craig and I decided to take you back to the old days. 

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Douglas William Holcomb, Sr., 24

Douglas William Holcomb, Sr., died on Friday, March 6 at his residence from complications sustained in an accident three years ago. Douglas was born on May 31, 1984, the son of Pete Holcomb and Sandra (Bickford) Dewey. Prior to his accident Douglas had been employed at numerous slate quarries as well as Manchester Wood. Douglas’s […]

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Geraldean Marie Dufford,

Geraldean Marie Dufford, age 88, a resident at The Orchard Nursing Centre in West Granville, N.Y., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt. Geraldean was born in Standing Stone, Pa., the daughter of Clayton and Mildred (Benjamin) Randolph.She married the Rev. Paul Dufford on July 21, 1938, and was a […]

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Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71

Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun Granville, NY – Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71, joined her beloved sons in heaven on September 29, 2008. Nancy was born on December 26, 1936, the daughter of Patrick and Mary Roach O’Donnell of West Granville. Though Nancy spent most of her life in Granville she had currently begun spending summers here and […]

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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 […]