Archive by Author

Business owner credits community for success

If the cliché is true that self-made men seldom credit those who gave them their start, then Joe Kelly of Whitehall is not a self-made man. Whether they want to be known or not, Kelly recently named each and every supporter who helped him make Joe’s Pizza on Broadway a reality. Kelly, who may as […]

Read More

Local teen selected for pageant

Taylor Casey of Granville was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Albany/Poughkeepsie pageant competition that will take place on Sunday April 27.  Casey learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local area. Casey submitted an application and took part in an […]

Read More

Wells church plans maple dinner

The year’s first crop will take center stage at a dinner in Wells, Vt. next week. The annual Old Tyme Maple Sugarhouse Dinner, featuring a variety of maple-inspired fare, will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. The maple-inspired dishes begin with a pre-dinner salad bar featuring over 25 different items […]

Read More

First Friday to feature music, bread

 The Pember Library will be honoring former director Pat Wesner during this month’s First Friday event on Friday, April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. This delightful event will include music from Phil Hoyt. Photographer, George Bouret, will be there all evening taking portraits of people. There will be an assortment of food and beverages […]

Read More

District considering single bus route

The Board of Education is considering adopting a single bus run and eliminating a handful of non-instructional positions as it attempts to put together its budget for next year. During a budget workshop Monday night, board members discussed several proposed cuts including going to a one-tier transportation system, eliminating an electronic technician position and having […]

Read More

Granville science fair April 10

The 22nd annual science, art and technology fair will be held on Thursday, April 10 from 5:30 to 7:30p.m. in the Granville Central High School Gym. This exciting event, sponsored by the Granville PTA, will feature projects from students in preschool through high school.  All students who enter the fair will be donning science, art […]

Read More

Students participate in history contest

Twelve exceptional students from Granville Junior/Senior High School went to Albany on Saturday, March 22 to compete in the Capital District National History Day Contest. National History Day (NHD) is a yearlong educational program sponsored by the New York State Historical Association.  It encourages students to explore local, state, national and world history.  Students have […]

Read More

Granville town hall nominated for inclusion on national registery

Granville Town Hall has been nominated for the State and National Registers of Historic Places by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation. The building provides a salient connection to Granville’s development into a regional commercial center at the turn of the twentieth century, at which time the slate quarrying industry spurred local growth […]

Read More

Supervisors consider alternative voting methods

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is exploring alternative ways of voting. Recently several supervisors expressed interest in possibly getting away from the traditional method of voting at county board meetings. Currently, when there is a role call vote, supervisors vote alphabetically by town, starting with the Argyle Supervisor and ending with the Whitehall Supervisor. […]

Read More

Tour of the Battenkill returns to Washington County

North America’s largest Pro/Am road cycling race returns to Washington County on April 5 and 6, when the 10th Annual Tour of the Battenkill takes place in Cambridge. Around 3,000 cyclists are expected to compete in the race, which drew participants from 45 states and 15 countries in 2013. Styled after spring classics like the […]

Read More

Lakes Classifieds – 04/18/14

Northshire Freepress 04/18/14

North Country Freepress – 04/18/14

Weekender 04/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/18/14

Community Calendar 04/17/14

Thursday, April 17   Grant for Salem SALEM Salem Courthouse Community Garden asks area residents to help the SCC Garden […]

Classifieds 04/16/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/11/14

Northshire Freepress 04/11/14

North Country Freepress – 04/11/14

Weekender 04/11/14

Lakes Classifieds – 04/11/14