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more maple and snowshoes

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a few outtakes from my maple excursion

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDwB6R1vSJc[/youtube] Welcome to the blog. Here I am out with Matt Rathbun from Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House in North Granville – the sugar house is located there; we’re in Hartford. I’m out of breath from stomping around in the woods. Despite the snowshoes getting around was not easy and as it had been some time since […]

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here comes the states

Wrestling Good news for Golden Horde wrestling fans and senior 285-pounder Eric Hastings. As I noted in my article posted on the website, Hastings has made the state tournament after a controversial loss to Hudson Falls’ Luke Albrecht. A bit of clarification there. I had the contact as forearms across the neck that got Hastings […]

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Thanks for stomping

Cheers and Jeers A big fat cheer… To the hardy soles who have stomped out a cross country ski loop inside the confines of Mettowee River Park. I skied there for the first time in the storm Tuesday night and it was pretty nice especially versus the Rail Trail. While the RT gives you plenty […]

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‘Post-holing’ or the reason you buy snowshoes

It really is winter when I go and pull out the ice fishing boots from the closet. I actually had to dust them off and not figuratively. This winter reminds me of the ones when I was a kid, big snowbanks for building forts and lot of shoveling/snowblowing. Although the area trails had lots of […]

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blog post or let it snow, let it snow, let it snow some more

Could be worse, remember this from just a few days ago?

Tasty to do at the Pember Friday, February 11 – a chocolate lovers contest. All thing chocolate are going head to head to see who bring the mightiest ‘karate’ to the dessert arena. If nothing else this sounds like a place to be when the dust clears because all of the entrants will be going […]

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That’s what you get for singing ‘Let it snow’ so much before Christmas

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  Schools are closed, sports are cancelled, just a lot of shoveling left to do as the biggest storm of the season, so far, drops a bunch of snow on out doorstep – and everywhere else for that matter. Wrestling matches have taken the brunt of the rescheduling with the Tamarac match from Jan. 6 […]

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Delayed wrestling match

The 2010-2011 Granville Golden Horde wrestlers

  Questions? Comments? Please feel free to chime in at Manchesternewspapers.com ‘ the blog is called: Talk to Me’ Looks like the Wasaren League title showdown between Granville and Tamarac will have to wait after the announcement Granville has a confirmed MRSA case. According to the AD Mike Macura and Superintendent Mark Bessen due to […]

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O Christmas tree

Tree, the holidays and other things I did decide to put up a tree – totally worth it; there’s just something nice about sitting around near the lights of a Christmas tree. When I heard about the thing Schoony was doing with the trees that cemented it for me, the price was right and it […]

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Basketball updates

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For those who haven’t heard it was mixed results for Granville on the basketball tournament front. The girls ran into a buzz saw from New Hampshire and fell 52-37 while the boys shook off a pesky Hadley team to end up in the finals at the Legion tourney. They’ll face Thetford Academy tonight at 7:30 […]

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518 Wheels – 08/16/18

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Helping hands extended; Manchester Wood mum

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By Krystle S. Morey   After hearing the news of Manchester Wood’s impending closing, local officials extended helping hands to […]

Granville Hooks absorbed by Engine Co.

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville’s Hook & Ladder Company is no more. As of last Thursday, the 115-year-old volunteer fire […]

Local mayors discuss cost-savings measures

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By Matthew Saari The ever-increasing costs of government have local officials putting their heads together in an effort to save […]

Elizabeth Street still unpaved 9 months later

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By Matthew Saari When will Elizabeth Street be paved? That’s the question on the minds of many Whitehall village residents. […]

County Fair starts Monday

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By Matthew Saari Holy smokes! It’s fair time! One of the most popular county fairs is just a stone’s throw […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/10/18

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North Country Freepress – 08/10/18

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518 Wheels – 08/09/18

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Manchester Wood closes after 42 years

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By Krystle S. Morey After 42 years of manufacturing solid wood furniture, Manchester Wood announced last week that it would […]

Amtrak derails Toys for Tots tradition

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By Matthew Saari One of Whitehall’s most cherished holiday traditions may be at an end. Amtrak announced last week that […]

Whitehall coach accepted into Hall of Fame

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By Matthew Saari Legendary Whitehall football coach Ambrose Gilligan has been memorialized among the region’s greatest football icons. The Capital […]

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