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‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday

By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. Check. Find good little boys and girls to help light up Granville for the holidays. No problem. Santa’s Helpers All Santa had to do was call upon the teachers at Mary J. Tanner School and […]

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

Water issues plague North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville Water District, the system’s aging infrastructure is once again causing problems for residents, who were ordered on Monday to boil their water. Earlier this week some homes in the district were fed dark brown murky […]

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Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the ultimate local music title: winner of the FFA Battle of the Bands. They’ll be competing for the grand prize of $500 in cash. New this year, the $500 prize is open to singers, dancers, bands […]

Elementary School Memorial Day

School board appoints alum to vacant seat

By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term of Amy Austin, who resigned from the board recently. The board members held a brief executive session Monday, Nov. 21, to discuss candidates. Five applications were received with three of those meeting the requirements set […]

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Whitehall brings back holiday festivities

By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little Christmas,” after learning about her character’s lost fortune in the 1929 stock market crash. Seeking to cheer herself and those around her up, her character decides it’s time for a little holiday decorating earlier rather […]

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Employees receive free turkeys for Thanksgiving

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By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics gave away more than 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving this year. All of the company’s employees and retirees get turkeys. There is no cost to the recipients. “We order enough to supply our active employees and retirees, and then we order extra to give to the charities,” said Granville […]

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‘Manpower issue’ prolongs stand-down

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By Krystle S. Morey Even as it undergoes a state audit, the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company is inching closer to being put back in service. A months-long stand-down order hasn’t been lifted, but the company has permission from the village to respond to calls with its rescue truck – provided it can field […]

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Church offers help during holidays

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By Donna Frischknecht Freda Arquette is looking forward to Thanksgiving. So is Sandy Berg. The women, who live at Skenesborough Harbor, a senior housing complex on Elizabeth Street in Whitehall, will be serving up a huge side of community-building along with turkey and stuffing when they help hand out free Thanksgiving dinners to its residents. […]

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Whitehall native tops national team

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By Serena Kovalosky Codie Bascue has been a rising star on the U.S. bobsled team, and after winning all four races in the national team trials, the 22-year-old Whitehall athlete is now the top-ranked bobsled driver in the U.S. who will compete on the U.S. team in the World Cup next month in Whistler, Canada. […]

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Town board seeks appointee

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By Catherine L. Tobin In an effort to fill the seat left empty by the death of board member Farrell Prefountaine, the Whitehall Town Board decided Wednesday night to solicit interest in the position. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter, stating the reason for their interest and their qualifications, to town supervisor George […]

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Free Thanksgiving meals offered

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Communities throughout the area will be coming together in the holiday spirit next week. As the holiday season officially kicks off, doors will be opened for folks to enjoy a free meal, especially for those in need this holiday season. Granville The United Church of Granville will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. […]

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