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Daniel Marcel Gordon Sr.

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Daniel Marcel Gordon Sr. passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 20,  2014, at Albany Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 8, 1959 in Glens Falls, Daniel was the son of Joseph and Mary Rita (Forgette) Gordon. Dan graduated from Whitehall Central School as senior class president in the class of 1979, where he […]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]