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Firehouse to host Sock Hop

Sock Hop

The area’s Baby Boomers, and everyone else for that matter, will be able to step back in time this weekend. The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. will be transformed into a 1950’s era dance hall for the company’s annual Sock Hop. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. “The […]

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Where are they now: Naomi Teitelbaum

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Even in high school Naomi Teitelbaum had an idea where she was headed. “I knew math would have a role in my future.” She wrote in a recent email, “Although I was known to give Mr. (Bernard) Quinlan a hard time, I always felt he challenged me, and math became a passion. “I pursued a […]

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Greenwich runs by Granville

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During the preseason, head coach Mario Torres said Granville would play a different brand of football and on Saturday the Horde did just that, unveiling its new spread offense. Granville racked up more than 200 passing yards and threw the ball a total of 32 times, but Greenwich made two red-zone interceptions in the third […]

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Field hockey team captures first win

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Granville’s field hockey team picked up its first win Monday in its home opener. The Horde defeated Ichabod Crane 2-1 in the non-league contest. Seniors Jen Roberts and Nicole Bernard each scored in the game and Granville controlled possession throughout the game, firing 20 shots on goal. “Tonight was a great win,” head coach Katie […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

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The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district has hired a number of new teachers and plans to implement a number of new initiatives, but the biggest change is how students get to and from school each day. The district is switching from […]

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Students build community of trust

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Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but faculty and staff at Whitehall School District have helped ease the process for incoming sixth graders. There is a three-phase process for acclimating to the world of middle school; the first phase allows fifth graders […]

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Village approves new parking law

Parking Law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which the board approved at the conclusion of the hearing. Mayor Peter Telisky, Trustee Ken Bartholomew and Trustee Michael LaChapelle voted in favor of the law while Trustees Walt Sanford and Marge Mohn opposed the measure. […]

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Changes abound as school year begins

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With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one that Superintendent Elizabeth Legault believes will help streamline the district, creating an efficient learning community. Some of the most prominent changes to the district for this upcoming school year include the implementation of block scheduling […]

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Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers across the state. The percentage of local students who achieved proficiency on the math exam increased by nearly 10 percent, from 18 percent of students in 2013 to 28 percent this year. The improvement on […]

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Youth Center for sale

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The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of interest combined with mounting bills has forced the organization’s hand. “At this point it’s difficult to meet our bills on it. We’re hurting so we’re begrudgingly and reluctantly closing the doors,” Williams said. For the […]

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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

Philip A. Berke

By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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