By Jaime Thomas Father’s Day can mean a lot to a man. But for Bill Walker, this Sunday marks his first as a father to not one, but four, new daughters. He and his wife, Nickie, both of whom are in their early thirties, adopted three of his nieces this past Christmas Eve, and he [...]
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The 2013 Penrhyn Engine and Hose Car Show Committee would like to thank all theirsponsors, participants and spectators for a successful Car Rally on June 8 in Middle Granville. Despite less than perfect weather, people brought out their cars. The fire department served hot dogs and hamburgers; there were ground prizes donated by local vendors [...]
Katarina Thomas tries to elude Lauryn Zovistoski during the Powder Puff game last Thursday at Granville High School. The seniors beat the juniors 27-0 during this annual event.
By Todd Michaelsen My mother, Connie Michaelsen, has been teaching dance in Granville now for 26 years. She has shared her joy and passion with over 1,000 students in that time span. In an era when “Mom and Pop” small businesses are vastly disappearing, she has grown her dance school nearly every year since her [...]
It’s time for a parade, fireworks and three days of amusement at the Granville Hook and Ladder’s Firemen’s Carnival starting tonight. With 12 new rides for both adults and children, the option to purchase an unlimited wristband and various other attractions, the event will offer something for everyone. In addition to the rides, there will [...]
Members of the Hampton Town Board defended themselves last week against criticisms that they don’t support the community’s fire department. Frustrated by allegations that the town was running an “anti-fire department campaign,” officials reiterated their support last week for the Hampton Volunteer Fire Company, but continue to contend they can’t afford the organization’s contract demands [...]