Tag Archives: World War Ii Veterans

A Homecoming seven decades later

Honor Flight

When Henry Gurney returned home after serving in World War II, there was no crowd or parade trumpeting his return. His parents met him at the station and he went home. On Saturday, 68 years after the end of the war, he and six other veterans received the homecoming they missed. Gurney was among a […]

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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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Veterans Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m.

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Veterans Day observed, Nov. 11 A new wrinkle in parade     Veterans Day is set for the 11th day of the 11th month and in Granville the parade will take place starting at 10 a.m. honoring those who have served the nation in the armed forces. The parade will step off at its regular […]

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Hoping to lend a helping hand

For those who know a teacher, it might not be shocking news. But for one man, news that teachers spend money from their own pockets to buy school supplies for their classrooms was so shocking he decided to do something about it. The man perhaps more widely known for restoring an aging monument to World […]

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Memorial Day 2011

Parade honors sacrifice   Under cloudless blue skies and bright sunshine, Granville gathered Monday to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country. Despite early threatening skies, with sprinkles just before the formation was about to step off, the clouds and showers moved away to make the day enjoyable for watching a […]

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Clock DVD sales brisk

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Since becoming available, the DVD recording of the day of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock has seen significant sales, helping to provide for the future upkeep of the Main Street living monument, officials said.   With an eye to the distant future in the spring of 2010, John Freed asked that […]

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WWII Clock Rededication now on DVD

Created by technology coodinator Dan Nelson and crew at Granville High School.

It was a milestone 67 years in the making and now the memory of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock can be purchased for viewing at home. More than 1,000 people gathered to acknowledge the men who served from the Greatest Generation as well as the man who restored the Memorial […]

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Veterans Day Parade

Trumpet players from the Granville High School Marching Band prepare to play Taps as the American Legion and VFW fires a 21-gun salute Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2010.

Granville thanks vets

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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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Event 67 years in the making Saturday

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  Large crowds are anticipated to flock to Granville Saturday as the newly restored and completely functional World War II Veterans Memorial Clock is revealed. The event will kick off with a parade and conclude with the unveiling of the clock. Clock committee chair Rick Roberts said he wanted to clarify that while invitations have […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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