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Charles Barrett, 89

Charles Patrick Barrett, 89, passed away Jan. 9 2012, at Mease Manor Assisted Living Facility, Dunedin Fla.  He was born on Dec. 23, 1922, the son of Floyd and Anna Barrett in Watervliet.  He resided in Clemons, NY, in the summers and Dunedin in the winter.  Charles was a WWII veteran of the Army Air […]

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Father William Esmond, 88

Father William Esmond, 88, of Ledge View Village, Lake George, entered into eternal life on Sunday, January 15, 2012 unexpectedly, at his home. He was born in Watertown  on December 15, 1923. He was the son of the late Fred and Agnes (Brady) Esmond. He graduated from Glens Falls High School in 1942. He was […]

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Marilyn E. Gordon, 79

Marilyn E. Gordon, 79, of State Route 22,  passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 at the C. R. Wood Cancer Facility of the Glens Falls Hospital with her family by her side. Born on November 10, 1932 in Tunbridge, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Glen and Emma (Cushman) Hardy. Marilyn […]

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Gene Nelson, 67

Eugene “Gene” Nelson, age 67, passed away following a short illness on January 20, 2012 at Haynes House of Hope in Granville. Gene was born on November 24, 1944 in Granville, New York the son of Merle W. and Alice (Decker) Nelson. Gene graduated from Granville High School in 1963.  He served in the US […]

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Jean Buckland Evans, 93

Jean Buckland Evans, 93, formerly of Pawlet, Vt., died peacefully on January 8, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. Mrs. Evans was born in Green Island, NY.  She was the daughter of Jean Millar Buckland and Reverend Harold W. Buckland, who was the minister of the United Methodist Church of Granville from 1928-1930. She graduated from Russell […]

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Helene M. McLaughlin, 78

Helene M. McLaughlin, 78, a former resident of Fourth Avenue, passed away on Saturday, Jan.7, 2012 at the Indian River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Granville following a long illness. Born on Jan, 31, 1933 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Helene (Reil) Caputo. She was a graduate of Whitehall […]

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Hanford Austin, 90

Hanford Austin, 90 Hanford N. “Hamp” Austin, died January 1, 2012, at the age of 90. He was born February 5,1921 in Whitehall, the son of Myron and Florence (Mason) Austin. Hamp owned and operated a dairy farm on his beloved Granville Road in Whitehall where he worked and resided for most of his life. […]

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Henry E. Marcy, 84

Henry E. (Corky) Marcy, 84, of Glasser Way, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, Dec.27, 2011 in the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center in Burlington, Vermont. Born on October 5, 1927 in Poultney, Vt., he was the son of the late Henry N. and Anna (Panoushek) Marcy. Corky was married to Marjorie Chadwick for 46 years and […]

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John F. Ward, 76

John F. (Jack) Ward, Sr., 76, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at the Glens Falls Hospital. Born on August 13, 1935 in Fair Haven, Vermont, he was the son of the late Albert and Mae (Woodard) Ward. Jack married Elizabeth Lortie on May 19, 1958 at the Notre Dame des Victoires Church in […]

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Maynard “Bud” Beebe, 84

Maynard “Bid” Beebe, 84   Maynard “Bud” Beebe passed away on December 15, 2011 at the Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Bud was born on June 28, 1927 in Hebron, New York the son of the late Maynard and Lucy (Loveland) Beebe. Bud was a veteran of World War II and a member of […]

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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 […]