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GCS exploring possibility of offering SUNY classes

Officials from the Granville Central School District and SUNY Adirondack are exploring ways they can strengthen the connection between the two schools. Superintendent Marc Bessen, Principal Camille Harrelson and Kristine Duffy, president of SUNY Adirondack, met last week to discuss how they could better prepare students for college and provide more college level courses at […]

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Scribner elected board president

Eric Scribner is the new president of the Granville Board of Education. Scribner received the unanimous support of his fellow board members during last Monday’s annual organizational meeting. He will replace outgoing president John Shaw, who lost his bid for reelection during May’s general election. Kevin Ely nominated Scribner with John McDermott seconding the nomination. […]

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Credit Union to host Grand Opening

It’s not exactly a homecoming, but you’ll have to excuse the staff of Great Meadow Federal Credit Union for feeling like it is. The credit union, which has been located in Granville for the better part of the past 30 years, will celebrate the opening of its new headquarters during a public reception next Thursday. […]

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Craft beverage tour unveiled at Slyboro Ciderhouse

By Dan King With what appears to be a growing interest in craft beverages, many new craft breweries, vineyards and orchards have popped up around the greater Adirondack area, in addition to others which have been around. The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce looked to this growing interest and the expanding number of craft beverage […]

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Bridge money dried up

A federal program that would have funded the replacement of the Church Street Bridge has been suspended and officials are trying to determine how to proceed. The bridge had been included under the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a federal program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration that provides funding to repair […]

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Storms wreak havoc

The sound of fireworks was replaced by the mechanical buzz of chain saws and wood chippers last Friday as residents cleaned up the debris from a string of violent thunderstorms that blew through the area on the eve of the Independence Day holiday. The storms wreaked havoc on portions of the area, particularly North Granville, […]

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Gretchen Braymer

Gretchen Mae Braymer, 84, of Granville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington with her family at her side. Born Oct. 31, 1929, in her grandparents’ house on the family farm at Slyboro in the town of Granville., Gretchen was the daughter of the late Charles and […]

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Patrick E. Kennelly

Patrick E.”Packy” Kennelly, 86, of Meadow Drive, Queensbury, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 3, 2014 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home after a long illness. Born on Sept. 20, 1927 in South Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William F. and Mary (Morrison) Kennelly. He married Marjorie S. Brown on Oct. […]

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Jean E. Wright

On July 8 with her loving family by her side, Jean E. Wright was called to eternal rest after a brief illness. She was born on June 8, 1927 in Granville, the daughter of H. Earl and Catherine (Griffiths) Evans. A 1944 graduate of Granville High School, Jean attended Rutland Business College where she received […]

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Church to host celebration Saturday

A local church, steeped in history, will celebrate a significant milestone this weekend. The congregation of the Hartford Baptist Church will celebrate its 225th anniversary on Saturday, June 28. The celebration will include a community picnic at 5 p.m. and will be followed by a short program detailing the history of the church. The story […]

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GCS switching to one-tier bus system

School may be out for summer but the head of transportation for the Granville Central School District has had plenty […]

Northshire Freepress 07/25/14

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

Northshire Freepress 07/18/14

North Country Freepress – 07/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 07/18/14