Tag Archives: West Pawlet Vt

Nelson John Cramer

  Nelson John Cramer, age 43, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009.   John was born on April 2, 1966, in Granville, the son of Robin and Sylvia (Corey) Cramer. John grew up in West Pawlet, Vt., and was a 1983 graduate of Granville High School. He held a master’s degree in psychology from […]

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Janice Mae Cooper

Janice Mae Cooper passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2009, at her home.   Janice was born on July 14, 1926, in Fowler, N.Y., the daughter of Bryan and Susan (Raven) Kinney.   Janice had worked in production at Sherwood Medical in Argyle for many years.   She was predeceased by a daughter, Helen Cooper, […]

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Raymond L. (Smokey) McGraw

Raymond L. “Smokey” McGraw, age 75, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Rutland Regional (Vt.) Medical Center. He was born on April 10, 1934, in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of William and Gertrude (Dennison) McGraw. Smokey joined the U.S. Army in 1954. He was employed at the Brandon (Vt.) Training School, and retired […]

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Helen E. Beecher Rathbun

Helen E. Beecher Rathbun, 95, of Upper Turnpike Road, Whitehall, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 29, 2009, following a short illness. Born on July 27, 1913 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late William L and Mary Catherine (Whittington) Beecher. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening and […]

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Lawrence M. Jones, 91

South Granville, NY Lawrence M. Jones passed away Feb. 15, 2009 in the comfort of his family.   Larry was born on May 8, 1917 in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of John and Margaret (Morehouse) Jones.   Out of school, Larry went to work for the Hebron Town Highway Department. He then found employment […]

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Robin Cramer, 70

James Robin Cramer, Sr., age 70, passed away at his home in West Pawlet following a brief illness.Robin was born on Dec. 10, 1937, in Pittsfield, Mass., the son of F. Nelson and Leone (Pritchard) Cramer.Robin was a farmer on the Cramer Farm in West Pawlet. He was a former member of the Modern Woodmen […]

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Jane A. Havens

Jane A. Havens, 85, of Conway, NH died October 10, 2008 at the home of her niece on Jack Frost Lane in Conway. Born in Granville, NY, the daughter of Thomas and Loretta (Mullen) McGuire, she had been a lifelong resident of Granville prior to moving to Conway in 2007. The family includes three nieces, […]

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Mary H. LaFountain

Mary H. LaFountain, 95, formerly of West Pawlet, Vt. passed away on Monday, October 13, 2008 at Indian River Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Granville following a long illness. She was born on June 27, 1913 in Wells, Vt., the daughter of George and Ella (Cuprak) Hondro. Mrs. LaFountain was united in marriage to […]

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Henry Campbell, 83

Henry Campbell, age 83, of West Pawlet, Vt.,  passed away at his home on Monday, September 22, 2008. Henry was born on October 3, 1924 in Hydeville, VT the son of John and Laura (McLaughlin) Campbell. Henry spent his life working with the native rock, slate. He had been employed in many slate companies over […]

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Charles Llewellyn Hughes, 97

Charles Llewellyn Hughes, 97, of Summit Square, Waynesboro, Va., died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at his residence. He was born August 28, 1911 in Granville, New York, a son of Richard and Bess Thomas Hughes. Charles was a charter member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.  He retired from General Electric with 40 years of service.  He […]

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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 […]