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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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Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners

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By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

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By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help

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By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]

Cop: School district ‘as safe as can be’

By Dan King Despite some parents’ concerns, a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy says Whitehall Central School is “as safe as […]

DeLorme’s 199 paces rifle club

Young Joe DeLorme has a career night, shooting a near perfect 199, including a 50 in the difficult standing position. […]

Cheerleaders to perform in competition

The Whitehall varsity cheerleaders will be performing in a cheer competition this weekend. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. on […]

Mayor LaRose to seek reelection

By Derek Liebig Granville Mayor Brian LaRose confirmed last week he will seek a second term in office, saying there […]

Rotary trivia night this weekend

The community’s brightest minds will compete Saturday to determine who has the greatest knowledge of trivia. The Granville Rotary Club […]