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Lawrence H. Jones, 81

Lawrence H. Jones, 81, of North Williams Street, passed away on Nov. 20, at the Fulton Center for Rehab in Johnstown, following a short illness. He was born on April 17, 1932 in Hampton, the son of the late William and Anna (Mead) Jones. Larry was a member of the Whitehall Elk’s Lodge #1491. He […]

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Elizabeth L. (Betty) Brancati, 91

Elizabeth L. (Betty) Brancati, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, following a short illness. Born on Nov. 18, 1921, in Richmond, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late William and Amelia LaRock Levesque. Betty was a high school graduate. For many years, she worked at […]

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Mary Margaret Ferguson, 73

Mary Margaret Ferguson, 73, formerly of North Road, Dresden, and recently residing in Indian River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Granville, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.   Mary was born on Feb. 19, 1940, in Beacon, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late George W. […]

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Eleanora A. Williams, 91

Eleanora A. Williams, 91, died Aug. 29, 2013 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home, Fort Edward. Born in Worcester, Mass., on Dec. 4, 1921, she was the fourth child of Carl O. and Aina (Eriksson) Engstrom. Eleanora was the wife of William J. Williams (d. July 18, 1980) and the mother of three children – Russell […]

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Arlene R. Brown, 73

Arlene R. Brown 73, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at the home of her daughter after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 30, 1939 in Newark, N.J., the daughter of the late John J. and Catherine (Stonesifer) Saam.   Arlene grew up in Clayton, N.Y. and had lived the majority of her adult life in […]

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Shirley E. Wood, 79

Shirley E. Wood, 79, of Clemons Center Road, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013 at her home following a long illness. Born on March 23, 1934 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Evelyn E. (Dussault) Brown. Shirley attended the Elbow School, Williams Street School and graduated from Whitehall High […]

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Lynda T. Freeman, 94

Lynda T. Freeman, 94, a life-long resident of Whitehall, N.Y., passed away on May 30, 2013 at The Eddy Village Green in Cohoes. Born on Aug. 16, 1918, Lynda was the daughter of the late Mary and Arthur Pippo. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Lynda also enjoyed many other roles during her lifetime. […]

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Arthur V. Galloway, 95

Arthur V. Galloway, 95, formerly of County Route 21, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granville. Born on Sept. 15, 1917 in Granville, he was the son the late William and Eva (DeKalb) Galloway. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army, serving in […]

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Morwenna R. ( Hawke) Briggs, 86

Morwenna R. ( Hawke) Briggs, Ann as she was known, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on March 17, 2013 at the Orchard Nursing Center where she resided the last four years. She was born to parents Percy and Irene Hawke in Devron, England on Jan. 25, 1927, one of nine children. Ann served […]

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Robert E. Rathbun Sr., 86

Robert E. Rathbun, Sr., 86, of Lake Shore Road, Chazy, passed away on Thursday, March 21, at his residence. He was born on March 11, 1927, in Whitehall, N.Y., the son of Marcus and Elizabeth (Greenwood) Rathbun. Robert was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving his country from 1944 to 1946 as a Carpenters Mate on […]

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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 […]