Tag Archives: World War Ii

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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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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Memorial Lane names

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7cCNufFK10[/youtube] Jack Forgacs of the American Legion Posts 323 reads the names of those killed in World War II for whom the Memorial Lane trees were planted adjacent the football field.

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Reminder: Daylight savings time starts Sunday

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Daylight savings time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Spring forward, Granville. As sure a sign of spring as the robins frozen to the branches and the icebergs at the end of the driveways dropping below six feet tall – daylight savings time has begun. The key part of the saying is ‘orward’ so […]

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Harold ‘Frosty’ Frost, 92

White Creek / Granville, NY – Harold Willis Frost, best known as “Frosty” passed away at his home while receiving hospice care until March 1, 2011.  Frosty was born October 20, 1918 in Elmira, New York the son of Floyd W. and Anna (Dixon) Frost He served in the US Navy and was a World […]

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Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86

Mr. Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at Indian River Nursing home in Granville. He was born April 5, 1924, in Mineville, the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Terczak) Breznick. Edward was a graduate of Poultney (Vt.) High School, Class of 1942. After high school, he enlisted in […]

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Clock DVD sales brisk

Clock DVD web

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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Maynard “Bill” Persons, 93

Maynard “Bill” Persons went into the arms of the Lord on Dec. 30, 2010, at his home in Queensbury, following a brief illness. Bill was born on Jan. 27, 1917, in East Middlebury, Vt., the son of Clifford C. and Maisie E. Persons. Bill attended a one-room schoolhouse in East Middlebury. He graduated high school […]

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Mary Pacyna

Mary Pacyna passed away on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at the Community Hospice of Albany. Mary was born in Middle Granville on June 1, the daughter of Patrick and Mary (Fennell) Kelly. She was one of 16 siblings. Mary grew up in Middle Granville. For a time during World War II she moved to Colorado […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

fair go round

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

Logan Pease

By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

Jaxon Beebe, of Granville (2)

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

Solar front

By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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