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Manchester Newspapers sold

Capital Region Independent Media has acquired Manchester Newspapers and all associated digital and print products, according to John Thomas Cribb, of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Manchester family in the sale. Manchester Newspapers is a weekly newspaper and specialty publishing company that prints five newspapers each week as well as 40-plus specialty publications […]

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Officials, residents skeptical of waste-to-energy plant

By PJ Ferguson   Tuesday night’s presentation from Airgid Global and Edison Energy representatives regarding the proposed waste-to-energy plant was met with skepticism by those in attendance. Despite providing information on how the plant would benefit the village of Whitehall, the answers were not satisfying enough for some. “I don’t want our town to be […]

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Scotties’ has new owner

By Matthew Saari After a wait that didn’t seem likely to ever end, a vacant building on Granville’s Main Street has been sold. Bill Morse, of Castleton, Vermont, is the proud new owner of 20 Main St., better known to locals as the former home of Scottie’s Coffee Shop and Gift Shop. Morse and his […]

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Whitehall launches e-sports at school

By PJ Ferguson Not all sports are athletic in nature. E-sports, online video game-based competitions, are becoming the way of the future, taking the world by storm, with many earning a living by winning big prize money tournaments. Thanks to high school vice principal Ethan Burgess, the future has come to Whitehall. “We need to […]

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School board to discuss mergers

By Matthew Saari The Granville Central School District will continue mulling potential mergers with other nearby school districts, despite the last partnership ending before it began. A special meeting has been set for Monday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium during which Granville athletic director Justin Nassivera and high school principal […]

Recent News

Obituary: Carmela Mary Scott

Granville, NY – Carmela Mary Scott, age 94, passed away quietly and at peace on Saturday morning, November 9, 2019. She was born in Granville on May 30, 1925, and is the daughter of the late Angelo and Josephine Scott. “Carm” grew up working alongside her brothers and sisters in Scottie’s Coffee Shop, when it […]

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Obituary: Harold Thomas Craig

Harold Thomas Craig North Hebron, NY – Harold Craig passed away in Glens Falls Hospital on November 13, 2019. “He labored long in the vineyard of the Lord and was ripe for the harvest.” He was born at his family home in North Hebron on January 29, 1931, the son of the late Arch and […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/15/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 11/15/19

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Village: Canal wall ‘our problem’

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By PJ Ferguson The New York State Canal Corporation has completed its analysis of the damage to the canal wall in front of North Williams Street in Whitehall and it’s bad news for the village. The village of Whitehall will assume full responsibility for repairing the canal wall. The village board held a special meeting […]

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Muddy Water plagues North Granville

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the North Granville water district suffered an unpleasant surprise last week. During the evening last Wednesday, when residents turned on their faucets and showers – anything hooked to the water system – they were met with rust-colored, muddy water. “What’s up with the water in North Granville tonight? This is […]

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Waste-to-energy plant may come to Whitehall

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By PJ Ferguson A new waste-to-energy plant may be coming to the former EB Metals property on Poultney Street in Whitehall. The company, Airgid Global, uses a chemical process to convert hazardous waste into reusable products such as metals, oil and fuel. “They are not a burn plant,” said Mayor Phil Smith, calming fears of […]

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Main Street businesses given grants

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By Matthew Saari Two budding Main Street businesses have been awarded “microenterprise grants” by the Village of Granville. Nelson’s 22 Main and Morse’s Diner and Pizzeria – at 22 Main St. and 20 Main St., respectively – were each awarded $2,000 by village officials during the village board’s monthly meeting. “Just the village’s way of […]

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Granville forms ‘unified’ basketball team

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By Matthew Saari Unified basketball has been added to the Granville varsity sports roster. The Granville Board of Education voted unanimously last Monday to form a unified basketball team following a joint presentation by athletic director Justin Nassivera and high school principal Lisa Meade. “Basically it’s taking students with disabilities and placing them with students […]

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Obituary: Kimberly Sue Wever

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Saratoga Springs, NY – Kimberly Sue Wever, age 50, of 188 Ruggles Road went to the arms of her heavenly father on Thursday , November 7, 2019. Born on December 2, 1968, she was the daughter of Craig and Marjorie (Mercure) Wever. Kimmy attended the Day Program at Saratoga Bridges in Wilton. Her favorite thing […]

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Obituary: Frank Arthur Daly

Frank Arthur Daly, Rochester, NY passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 after a brief but valiant fight. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 68 years, Ruth, five children, thirteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.  Frank was born in Pawlet, Vermont and grew up at 10 Lincoln […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 11/08/19

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North Country Freepress – 11/15/19

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Classifieds 11/13/19

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518 Wheels – 11/14/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/08/19

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North Country Freepress – 11/08/19

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518 Wheels – 11/07/19

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Classifieds 11/06/19

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