Tag Archives: World War Ii

Edward F. Lipka, 88

Edward F. Lipka, 88, formerly of Champlain Avenue, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Indian River Rehabilitation Center in Granville following a long illness. Born on March 26, 1922, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Anton and Mary (Chuckta) Lipka. He attended the Brick Church School in Whitehall. Edward […]

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Dad provides drive for clock restoration

Growing up, John Freed said, he had always been aware that his father was a World War II veteran and he realized the importance of what those men did for their country. (more…)

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Ernest K. Moyer Sr., 90

Ernest K. Moyer Sr., age 90, of Poultney, Vt., passed away suddenly on April 2, 2010, at the Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center.    Ernest was born in Tinmouth, Vt., on Sept. 9, 1919, son of the late Kenneth and Ora (Kelley) Moyer.  As a young man, he was very active in sports, especially baseball. […]

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old clock info

Here is the article from the week before the dedication of the Veterans Memorial Clock which now stands in front of the TD Bank on Main Street.   These might be run in the Sentinel in future issues, we’ll see. Any errors are those contained in the original copy where I tried to stay true to […]

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Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86

Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86, of Granville went into the arms of the Lord on Feb. 10, 2010, with his loving family by his side. Roger was born in Granville, on Aug. 15, 1923, the eldest son of the late John and Alice Evans. He attended Granville High School, graduating in 1941. In 1943, Roger enlisted in […]

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Thomas A. Rivers Sr., 85,

Thomas A. Rivers Sr., 85, of Middletown Springs, Vt., passed away at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center on Jan. 1, 2010.  Thomas was born on May 21, 1924, in Willimantic, Conn. He was the son of the late Metus and Grace (Geetersloh) Rivers. Thomas enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942. He was a […]

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Ernest F. Bernhardt, 92

Ernest F. Bernhardt, age 92, passed away at Indian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Jan. 5, 2010.Ernest was born on April 24, 1917, in Bay Shore, the son of George and Clara (Olsen) Bernhardt.Ernest was employed by New York Telephone as a cable splicer for more than 30 years.  He was a World War II […]

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Robert N Taylor, 91

Robert N. Taylor, 91 of Granville passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, in Charleston, S.C., son of late Robert and Beatrice (Spaulding) Taylor. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Juanita Pickering and Shirley Perron, a […]

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John Hanson, 86

Though across the Midwest, John Hanson’s heart was never far from the family farm in Whitehall. He would make annual pilgrimages from his metro-Detroit home to help during busy harvest times or to visit with family members or to be close to the land that was home.John passed away Oct. 31, 2009, at Clausen Manor […]

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Robert C. Hewitt, 89

Robert C. Hewitt, 89, of Main Street, South Glens Falls, passed away at his home on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, following a short illness surrounded by his loving family.    Born on June 16, 1920, in Plattsburgh, he was the son of the late Robert and Johanna (Jackstadt) Hewitt.  Robert was a veteran of the U. S. […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]