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Elvis coming to area Saturday

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Joe Ramsey, an Elvis tribute artist, will be performing on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Whitehall Grange.  Admission is $20 and includes light refreshments. Tickets will be sold at the door.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A 50/50 raffle will be available.  The Grange is located at 2690 County Route […]

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Get your picture published along with your favorite hometown newspaper!

That’s right…take us along on your next journey and snap a great shot of you along with your favorite hometown newspaper, The Granville Sentinel, and submit it to us….we’d love to show all our readers!

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Ken Littlewood earns top Rotary Club honor

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Well’s Ken Littlewood was recently given Rotary International’s top honor.  He is pictured with Rotarian Patti Panza who presented him with the honor.  Find out all the details in next week’s FreePress.

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Surprise it’s Tom Nelson’s birthday

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The staff at A.J.’s Restaurant gave Rotarian Tom Nelson quite a surprise Wednesday evening during the club’s weekly meeting.  After dinner was served, Tina (l) Wilson and Shirley Kunen brought out a special cupcake with a candle brightly lite in honor of Tom Nelson’s birthday.  They along with all the Rotarians sang Happy Birthday to Tom to celebrate […]

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In memory of Jim Goodrich

When he had his “swap shop” on Main Street, I’d go in looking for something, say 1950s vintage, for background in my writing area.  He’d quickly direct me to the right sector.  I’d wander around a bit and call him over for a question and we’d get into relating a certain piece back to things […]

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Benson hosting two special events

The community of Benson has not one, but two special events scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 20. On Saturday, Nov. 20, the Benson First Response will hold their annual Craft Fair at the Benson Village School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of handcrafted and homemade goods will be available for purchase, […]

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Pizzazz Pottery at new location

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Pizzazz Pottery is now at its new location on Route 4A east in Fair Haven. Studio renovations are now complete. Owner Caren Helm has been busy gearing up for fall and is in full swing for the holiday season. She invites all to the Fall Holiday Show Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Holiday Inn in […]

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Pawlet Game Supper Saturday

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As you pass through the town of Pawlet this weekend you may find yourself inexplicably drawn eastward along Route 133 by the aroma of freshly stewed meats, buttered squash and homemade pies. You won’t make it very far — a quarter mile at the most — as your olfactory senses lead you to the source […]

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Wells hosting Giant Teacup Auction

The Ladies Aid of the United Methodist Church in Wells is getting ready to hold a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, Nov. 19, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Modern Woodmen Hall on Route 30. More than 400 items will be available, including three tables of great home-baked foods.

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

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Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]