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Church Street bridge to be replaced next summer

By Krystle S. Morey The bridge on Granville’s Church Street is slated for replacement next summer – and with minimal impact on traffic. Bids were accepted by Washington County’s Department of Public Works last December and awarded the lead on the project was McFarland Johnson, of Saratoga. “The main reason we selected them was because […]

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Floating phenomenon: Mettawee River currents create ‘ice disk’

By Krystle S. Morey Is it aliens? Hooligans? Nope, just science. Several Granville residents were mystified by a floating ice disk that appeared recently in the Mettowee River. “At first I thought someone was crazy enough to go out there with a snow machine – doing doughnuts,” said Gregory Fleming, trying to explain how the […]

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East Bay Road trashed

By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are assisting an investigation by the state Department of Environmental Conservation of an illegal dumping incident that apparently occurred during the night of Saturday, Dec. 29 or early morning of Sunday, Dec. 30, on Whitehall’s East Bay Road. Village Department of Public Works foreman happened to be driving by the […]

Granville High School

McGurl’s pay ranks 10th in county

By Krystle S. Morey   “It is often said the most important role of the Board of Education is to hire its superintendent.” So wrote William L. Sharp and James K. Walter in their book “The School Superintendent: The Profession and the Person.” With job duties that include supervising a school district’s academics, oversight of […]

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Fire calls, accidents keep firemen busy

By Matthew Saari It’s been a busy time for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company, which has been called to numerous fires and accidents in recent days. “We’ve definitely had an uptick in calls the past couple of weeks,” said deputy chief Jim Brooks. Since Dec. 19, firemen have been called to 10 reported fires or […]

Recent News

Obituary: Margaret “Jo” Morris

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Granville, NY – Margaret “Jo” Morris passed away quietly at The Pines of Glens Falls Nursing and Rehabilitation after a long illness. Jo was born on November 27, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York the daughter of Roland and Mary (Skirven) Gordy. During her childhood her family moved to Granville. She married Asa J Morris and […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 05/24/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 05/24/19

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Obituary: Nancy L. Rogoza

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Granville, NY – Nancy Lee Rogoza, age 59, passed away on May 22, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was  born on August 18, 1959 in Plattsburgh, NY the daughter of the late Robert and Shirley (Hemingway) Arquette. She was  a proud graduate of the New York State Department of Corrections […]

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Obituary: Kathleen M. Laiacona

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Whitehall-“Surrounded by family on May 22nd, 2019 at approximately 11:15 am, Kathleen M. Laiacona (McPhee) left this world to meet her lord and savior. Predeceased by her brother Butch McPhee, father and mother John and Shirley McPhee. Survived by her were; husband Arthur Laiacona, her sons Nate (Dana) Gebo, Ryan (Emily) Gebo, grandchildren Mia, Scotland and […]

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Obituary: Carolyn Patricia Thomas

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GRANVILLE — Carolyn Patricia Thomas, 66, passed away on May 17, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital, following a long illness. After 44 short but wonderful years of marriage to John Thomas, the Good Lord saw fit to call her home on their anniversary. He will wait patiently until it is his time to be reunited […]

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Obituary: Daniel J. Butchino

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Whitehall, N.Y. –  Daniel J. Butchino, 53, passed away on February 19, 2019 the Glens Falls Hospital following a brief illness with cancer with his companion, Stacy Smith by his side. He was born on September 7, 1965 in Whitehall, N.Y., the son of Harold J. Butchino and Patricia E. (Wallace) Butchino. Daniel was employed […]

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Obituary: Margaret P. Fennell

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Margaret (Peggy) Pauquette Fennell passed away at home on Friday May 17, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 13, 1935 in Granville, NY, the daughter of the late L. Henry and Catherine (Nealon) Pauquette.  She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 05/17/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 05/17/19

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Granville Town-wide sales this weekend.

Check out our Facebook page for driving directions to Granville area yard sales this weekend and page 11 in this weeks’ paper has all the details.  Some of the items you will find at these sales are tools, collectible glass, clothes, bikes, furniture, handmade items and more! You do not want to miss your chance […]

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Obituary: Kenneth “Muggins” McKee

Kenneth “Muggins” McKee, 81, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at the Slate Valley Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in North Granville, New York. Kenneth was born  July 28, 1937, in Whitehall, New York, the son of the late Janette (Greenwood) McKee and Vernon McKee. He graduated from Whitehall High School in the Class of […]

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North Country Freepress – 05/24/19

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Classifieds 05/23/19

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518 Wheels – 05/23/19

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North Country Freepress – 05/17/19

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Classifieds 05/16/19

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Obituary: Leslie A. Gordon

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Whitehall-Leslie A. Gordon (Les) went into the arms of the lord unexpectedly on May 12, 2019 at Slate Valley Center […]

Poultney Town-wide is June 1st.

Call us at 518-642-1324 to get your sale advertised in our papers for this event.

Obituary: Marguerite Ross

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Whitehall- Marguerite Ross, a lifetime resident of Whitehall, passed away at the Slate Valley Nursing Center on November 28, 2018 after […]