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Obituary: Leonore “Lee, Chet” Marie Leonbruno


Leonore “Lee, Chet” Marie Leonbruno June 15, 1933 + April 30, 2020 Leonore fought the good fight, she finished her course, and kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for her a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give her at that day; and not only to her, but unto […]

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Obituary: Olive Ann (Hildreth) Belden

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Olive Ann (Hildreth) Belden went into the arms of the Lord on May 6, 2020 at the Glens Falls Center, a victim of Covid 19 virus. Olive was born on August 15, 1929 in Whitehall, New York the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Hildreth, one of twelve children. Olive married Robert William Belden June 26, […]

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Obituary: William “Bill” J. Rathbun

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North Granville-William “Bill” J. Rathbun passed away at Rutland Regional Hospital late Saturday, May 2, 2020.  Bill was born in North Granville, NY on September 19, 1936.  He was the son of Arthur and Ruth (Juckett) Rathbun, both of North Granville, NY. Bill was a graduate of the Granville school system as well as a […]

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Obituary: Harold Henry Bates

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Harold Henry Bates, 92, of Wells, VT, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020. Harold was born in Mount Vernon, New York, the son of Franklin S. Bates and Mary E. Henry.  He graduated from The Salisbury School and The Vermont School of Agriculture.  For more than fifty years, Harold owned Wellsmere Farm in Wells, […]

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Obituary: Vincent Lewis Chadwick

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Vincent Lewis Chadwick, 81, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at his residence. He was born on October 7, 1938 in the Village of Granville, a son of the late Floyd H. Chadwick and Elizabeth McDonough Chadwick. Vincent was a graduate of Granville Central School and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees […]

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Obituary: Elaine J. Colvin

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Queensbury, NY- Elaine J. Colvin passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at her home with her loving family by her side after a long battle with cancer. She was born on June 8, 1933 in Granville, New York the daughter of the Daniel and Ruth (Hughes) Roberts. Elaine was a very caring, loving person […]

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Obituary: Randy Lee Balch

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Whitehall- Randy Lee Balch, 66, of County Route 21, passed away on Monday April 27, 2020, at his home following a brief illness with cancer. Randy was born on August 17, 1953, the son of the late Francis N. Balch and Joyce (Valondry) Balch. He was a graduate of the Whitehall High School, Class of […]

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Obituary: David W. Knight

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David W. Knight, a retired machine tool engineer who grew up in Huletts Landing and graduated from Whitehall High School, died in hospice Friday, April 24, at his home in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He was 94. The cause was complications from dementia. Mr. Knight is survived by his wife, Marian Knight, née Newton; son and […]

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Obituary: Joyce Ann Tanner Rist

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Granville, NY – Joyce Ann Rist passed away on April 18, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital. Joyce was born on September 30, 1945 in Granville, New York the daughter of the late Franklin and Mary (Hoyt) Tanner. Joyce was a faith filled member of the Truthville Baptist Church. She enjoyed family and friends. She loved […]

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Obituary: Margaret “Peggy” Benton

Rutland, VT – Margaret G. “Peggy” Benton passed away on March 16, 2020 in Rutland, Vermont. She was 86 years young. Peggy was born on September 4, 1933, in Granville, NY, the daughter of the late Leonard and Ella (VanGuilder) Winchell. She lived most of her life in Granville, New York, where she met and […]

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Gov. Scott announces limited indoor dining restart, opens some interstate travel

As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption […]

Write-in candidate vies for school board

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By Duncan Campbell Nicole Austin-Arbuckle is vice president of the Granville Central School District Parent-Teacher Organization, director of the Backpacks […]

Poultney Baptist Church sashes still missing

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Thirty-one historic window sashes from the United Baptist Church of Poultney are still missing after they were accidently picked up […]

Granville Center neglects residents, former employee, others alleges. Charges ‘blatantly untrue:’ spokesman

Granville Center

By PJ Ferguson and Matthew Saari A recently terminated employee of the Granville Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing alleges staff […]

Seniors parade in Elks event

Whitehall Elks 2020 parade

By PJ Ferguson Lined up for the Whitehall Elks Lodge “Celebration for the Graduates” parade, senior Makayla Gosselin drove her […]

Graduation plans could go either way

Whitehall High School

By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Central School District has plans for both an “in-person and virtual” graduation ceremony but is […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Sizzling rom-cons


Do you ice her? Do you marry her? What should a con with a devil-may-care, devoted dame do? By Robert […]

Teacher’s union president weighs in on school budget


To the editor: Last week, the final reduction in force notifications for Granville Central School went out, and three teachers […]

Obituary: Daniel B. Roberts

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On Saturday May 23 2020, Daniel B. Roberts, 69 of Granville, NY lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, a disease […]

Obituary: Warren A. McFarren

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Granville, NY – Warren Anthony McFarren passed away on May 24, 2020. Warren was born on December 10, 1936 in […]

Obituary: Francis George Norton

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Whitehall-Francis George Norton, 80, of Lafayette Street passed away on May 31, 2020, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, with […]

Supervisors change county budget officer

The Washington County Board of Supervisors

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with […]

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