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

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

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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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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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Classifieds 07/01/15

Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

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By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

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By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

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By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

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By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

O’Shea continues as interim principal

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By Dan King When the Whitehall Board of Education scheduled a special meeting for last Thursday, the immediate assumption was […]

Hughes steps down as defensive coordinator, takes job at Fair Haven

By Dan King Coaching football at Whitehall High School has been a hot-button topic for more than a year, and […]

Granville woman places third in triathlon

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By Linda Ellingsworth When Kerri Thomas rode the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as a child to visit relatives in Delaware, she […]

Museum honors people, industry, stone

By Christina Scanlon From wooden-soled shoes to lunch pails, steam whistles to checker boards, a unique collection of slate industry-related […]

Four in running for county administrator

By Christina Scanlon The pool of 45 candidates for Washington County administrator has been trimmed to four and county supervisors […]

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