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Obituary: John E. Plisko

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Granville, NY – John E. Plisko, age 82, passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital. John was born on June 1, 1938 in Granville, NY, the son of the late William and Susan (Dirga) Plisko. After graduating from high school, John enlisted in the US Navy serving four years. Following his […]

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Obituary: Barbara A. (Ellis) Leddick

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Whitehall-Barbara A. (Ellis) Leddick. 85, passed away on Wednesday May 13, 2020 in the Glens Falls Hospital, after a brief illness.  Born in Mineville, NY on December 12, 1934, the daughter of the late Jacob Ellis and Isebelle (Crowningshield) Ellis. She is predeceased by her husband Carl L. Leddick Jr, they were married on August […]

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Obituary: Charles E. Anderson

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Charles E. Anderson of Hartford New York died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday June 4th at age 87. Born July 7,1932 in Brooklyn New York to Arthur and Anna (Witek) Anderson. After High School he served in the Korean War earning the rank of Corporal. Upon his return to the United States he attended […]

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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 that claimed his body too soon, but never his soul.   Dan was born a twin on July 7, 1950 to Ernie and Theresa Hannan Roberts of Granville, NY. Dan grew up in Granville and […]

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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 Glens Falls, NY, the son of Frank L. and Blanch (Graves) McFarren. He was a retired slate worker. Warren was an established horseman. He was also an avid Ford Mustang enthusiast. Survivors are his former […]

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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 his loving wife by his side. Francis was born in Glens Falls, New York on April 2, 1940 to the late George and Genevieve (Whalen) Norton. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, Class […]

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Obituary: Gladys M. Monger

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West Pawlet, VT – Gladys Monger, 90 years old, passed away on May 25, 2020. She was born in Granville, NY the daughter of Thomas and Eunice (Kilday) Haley. Gladys was a long time resident of West Pawlet before moving in with her daughter and son-in-law, Bill and Janet Hicks of South Granville. She recently […]

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Obituary: Ruth A. Beckett

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Ruth A. Beckett, 93, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020. She is survived by a daughter, Joan Fiorino, two sons, Frank Fiorino & Tom Fiorino, and many Nieces, Nephews, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Ruth and her first husband owned and operated Busty’s Market in Whitehall, NY. In their spare time they loved watching their […]

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Obituary: Amy R. Phipps

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Amy R. Phipps 73, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield Illinois on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Amy was born on June 4, 1946, the daughter of Jack and Flora Printy. Amy was predeceased by her parents, two daughters Robin White and Michelle Phipps, a grandson JP White and two brothers Kenneth and Robert […]

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Obituary: James Eli McKeighan

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Rupert-James Eli McKeighan, 89, of Rupert, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. Born January 17, 1931 in Rupert, he was the son of the late Frank and Ruth (Nelson) McKeighan.  Eli was educated in the one room school house in Rupert. He proudly served his country with […]

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Police Beat, Oct. 1

Granville Police Department Sept. 18 12:10 a.m. Police were dispatched to a house on South Street for a barking dog […]

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School reopens after one day

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By Jay Mullen After one day of closure, Whitehall Elementary School is ready to open its doors for in-person learning […]

Vermont Press Association condemns burning of ‘Seven Days’ issues by protesters

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The Vermont Press Association executive board has voted to condemn the confiscation and burning of piles of Seven Days newspapers […]

Slate museum reopens

Mural made in 1939 by Martha Levy illustrating the slate quarry workers in Granville.

By Austin Crosier Honoring local history, celebrating generations of families and culture and informing curious minds is what the Slate […]

Public hearing Oct. 8: Tentative town budget approved

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By Austin Crosier Led by Town Supervisor Matt Hicks and Granville Town Board members James Bradt and Tom Cosey, the […]

Budget workshop Sept. 30

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The Whitehall Town Board will host a budget workshop on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Center. The […]

Elementary school has COVID-19 case

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District has confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 and the elementary school will […]

James A. Stanley

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Granville, New York – James Albert Stanley, 88, passed away at his home following a short illness. Jim was born […]

Jim Brooks: ‘Always the go-to guy’

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By Jay Mullen Overwhelming. That was the word Kathleen Brooks repeated when talking about the recent passing of her brother […]

Angela Carroll

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Whitehall, New York – Angela (Siraco) Carroll, 97, passed away from natural causes in Simsbury, Connecticut, on Sunday, Sept. 20, […]

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