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eReader class at the Pember

eReader       Are you one of the lucky ones who got an eReader for Christmas? We will try to help you figure it out and show you how to use SALON, the Southern Adirondack Library ON-DEMAND free eReader service. Be sure to bring your eReader and its USB cable and your laptop if […]

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Board, teachers wrangle over executive session

By Matthew Rice   Union leaders for teachers and support staff received different answers Monday night after asking the Granville Board of Education for an executive session period to discuss separate grievances each union filed with the school district. Following lengthy discussion between school council Monica Duffy and New York State United Teachers labor relations […]

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Gibson thanked by Granville

By Matthew Rice   Granville welcomed and took a moment to thank Congressman Chris Gibson for his assistance with the continuing recovery from damage done by Tropical Storm Irene last year at a ceremony Tuesday. Members of the town and village boards, as well as local representatives including Sen. Betty Little and Assemblyman Tony Jordan […]

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Rotary to host Trivia Night

By Matthew Rice   It’s a chance to get out and have a fun evening of mental competition while raising funds for a good cause – it’s the Granville Rotary Club’s Trivia Night and it’s coming up Jan. 28. The event returns to The Forum with a cash bar, free appetizers and desserts provided. The […]

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Granville board of education, Monday, Jan. 9 7 p.m.

By Matthew Rice   The Granville Board of Education received good news regarding the off the field performance of Golden Horde athletes from the fall sports season Monday night. High school principal James Donnelly announced five of the eight sports teams qualified as Scholar-Athlete Teams. Leading the pack with the highest average was the field […]

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Future of Zoo in Limbo

By Matthew Rice   The future of a South Granville zoo, and the fate of the exotic animals that live there, hinge on a hearing in state Supreme Court later this month. Cindy Bardin, who owns Jungle Experience on Route 149 has filed a suit against the state Department of Environmental Conservation in an attempt […]

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Dutchies Return slated for late spring

Rebuilding effort aided by mild winter    By Matthew Rice   A new Dutchies Country Store is on the rise inWest Pawletand it doesn’t look anything like the old Dutchies Store owners Eric Kuban-Swanson and Will Swanson-Kuban said they were looking for an appropriate appearance for the new storefront, one that matches the area and […]

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Congressman Chris Gibson thanked by Granville

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Volleyball for kids

Granville Little Acers Volleyball 2012  Who:   Grades 3 & 4 (12:30-1:30); Grades 5 & 6 (1:30-2:30) What: FREE instructional volleyball club from Granville’s Coaching staff and elite players at the Granville Jr./Sr. High School Gym Bring: Permission slip, water, sneakers, and wear a t-shirt and shorts. COME PLAY!  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7TH SATURDAY, JANUARY 14TH SATURDAY, JANUARY […]

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Trivia time is near

By Matthew Rice Granville Rotary Club’s Trivia Night returns Jan. 28 for a fun-filled evening of fundraising and trivia. The event will be held at The Forum on Jan. 28 with a cash bar, free appetizers and desserts provided. The competition to see who the titan of trivia, begins at 7 p.m. with the doors […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

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 […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]