Tag Archives: World War Ii Veterans

A Homecoming seven decades later

Honor Flight

When Henry Gurney returned home after serving in World War II, there was no crowd or parade trumpeting his return. His parents met him at the station and he went home. On Saturday, 68 years after the end of the war, he and six other veterans received the homecoming they missed. Gurney was among a […]

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Veterans Park founders to be honored

By Jaime Thomas Granville will thank a group of men who took up an important idea many decades ago, after the Veterans Day parade on Sunday, Nov. 11, which starts at 1 p.m. on Main Street. The village will unveil a new memorial during a ceremony to recognize the 11 members of the Veterans Park […]

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Veterans Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m.

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Veterans Day observed, Nov. 11 A new wrinkle in parade     Veterans Day is set for the 11th day of the 11th month and in Granville the parade will take place starting at 10 a.m. honoring those who have served the nation in the armed forces. The parade will step off at its regular […]

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Hoping to lend a helping hand

For those who know a teacher, it might not be shocking news. But for one man, news that teachers spend money from their own pockets to buy school supplies for their classrooms was so shocking he decided to do something about it. The man perhaps more widely known for restoring an aging monument to World […]

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Memorial Day 2011

Parade honors sacrifice   Under cloudless blue skies and bright sunshine, Granville gathered Monday to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country. Despite early threatening skies, with sprinkles just before the formation was about to step off, the clouds and showers moved away to make the day enjoyable for watching a […]

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Clock DVD sales brisk

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Since becoming available, the DVD recording of the day of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock has seen significant sales, helping to provide for the future upkeep of the Main Street living monument, officials said.   With an eye to the distant future in the spring of 2010, John Freed asked that […]

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WWII Clock Rededication now on DVD

Created by technology coodinator Dan Nelson and crew at Granville High School.

It was a milestone 67 years in the making and now the memory of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock can be purchased for viewing at home. More than 1,000 people gathered to acknowledge the men who served from the Greatest Generation as well as the man who restored the Memorial […]

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Veterans Day Parade

Trumpet players from the Granville High School Marching Band prepare to play Taps as the American Legion and VFW fires a 21-gun salute Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2010.

Granville thanks vets

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Granville Does Not Forget

SENTINEL-PIC

Emotional clock ceremony recognizes ‘Those Who Served.’ All of the work leading up to Sept. 18 showed that the twin mottos of “Lest We Forget — Those Who Served” is a message the Granville community has taken to heart. In a stirring, often emotional ceremony last Saturday, the Veterans Memorial Clock officially returned to its […]

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Event 67 years in the making Saturday

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  Large crowds are anticipated to flock to Granville Saturday as the newly restored and completely functional World War II Veterans Memorial Clock is revealed. The event will kick off with a parade and conclude with the unveiling of the clock. Clock committee chair Rick Roberts said he wanted to clarify that while invitations have […]

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Village schedules July fireworks

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By Matthew Saari The Granville Village Board has scheduled the village’s annual July 4 fireworks display and Summer Concert series, […]

Village sets leaf, brush pick-up dates

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The Village of Granville is planning a number of leaf and brush pick-ups this spring. Department of Public Works crews […]

Rutland Rec provides workers’ kids camp

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By Jared Stamm The Rutland Recreation Department has partnered with Rutland Regional Medical Center, Visiting Nurses Association and the Greater […]

Village’s public hearing continuing

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By PJ Ferguson The public hearing regarding the village’s comprehensive revitalization plan will remain open until Tuesday, April 14, as […]

N. Williams may stay closed

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By PJ Ferguson The section of North Williams Street that has been closed since September due to the damaged canal […]

Local slate company retools, makes PPE

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Millennium Slate LLC is reopening and retooling its plant to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Covid-19 pandemic. On […]

Telescope offers production services, state remains mum

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By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal […]

Farmers dumping milk because of pandemic

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By Matthew Saari It may be time to start crying over spilled milk. Dairy farmers locally and across the country […]

Obituary: Maxine R. St. Claire

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    Whitehall- Maxine R. St. Claire, a devout catholic, loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed through the […]

Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

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