Tag Archives: Slate Valley

Village declares Beautification Day

Ernie Wood waters planters on Main Street with the help of the watering cart purchased by Charlie King.

To coin a phrase: every day is beautiful, in its own way. Perhaps the most beautiful will be August 3 or as the Granville Village Board recently declared it – Granville Beautification Day.  The declaration, made at the July 11 meeting, recognizes the efforts of the Slate Valley Garden Club to keep up the appearance […]

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Books gone wild – and cheap.

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Pember book sale starts Friday morning     The annual Friends of the Pember Library Book Sale will be held July 8 and 9 at the Mary J. Tanner School. The annual sale is a fundraiser for the library incorporating the Slate Valley Garden Club into ‘books, buns and bouquets.’ Patrons can stop in to […]

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Marion Flower, 99

Marion Flower, age 99, passed away on April 15, 2011. Marion was born on October 9, 1911 in Fort Ann, New York the daughter of Thomas and Belle (Gillett) Owens. Marion attended Fort Ann schools. She was a member of Slate Valley Senior Citizens and the United Methodist Church of Granville.  Marion always enjoyed Sunday […]

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Let it snow

Granville dig out from under a Jan. 12 snowstorm that dropped about 12 inches of snow in the Slate Valley and more than two feet in parts of southeastern Vermont. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgMKeMK3G-A[/youtube]

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Free breakfast Saturday in Poultney

Everyone is invited to a community breakfast, sponsored by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Episcopal Ministry Center on 84 Church St. in Poultney. Enjoy farm-fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits and preserves, juice, tea, hot chocolate, and Green Mountain coffee in a friendly, […]

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GHS senior makes mark as snow racer

Like any dad, Will Bishop wants to do whatever he can for his sons Joe and Jake. So when Joe expressed an interest in racing snowmobiles Bishop looked around and began collecting the things needed to go racing. (more…)

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Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71

Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun Granville, NY – Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71, joined her beloved sons in heaven on September 29, 2008. Nancy was born on December 26, 1936, the daughter of Patrick and Mary Roach O’Donnell of West Granville. Though Nancy spent most of her life in Granville she had currently begun spending summers here and […]

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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

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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

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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