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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 02/25/14

A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]

Whitehall Rifle Club still perfect

The Whitehall Rifle Club finished the first half of the season 7-0 with its strongest outing of the year, by […]

Bascue chosen as one of six drivers

Whitehall-native Codie Bascue was selected as one of six drivers to represent Team USA at the 2015 World Championships in […]

Sidewalk buried

Wheeler Avenue sidewalk frozen

By Dan King Some sidewalks in the Village of Whitehall simply can’t be cleared of snow at this point, officials […]

Granville indoor track does well at Sectionals

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After a fourth place finish at the Wasaren League Championships, the Granville girls indoor track team did one better at […]

Whitehall tops Duanesburg, downed by Greenwich

Justin Hoagland contends Justin Carruthers' jump shot

By Dan King The comeback was courtesy of a 17-1 run in the final 3:26 of the game for Whitehall. […]