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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven points to in the first half of a 71-22 loss to visiting Greenwich Alexis Case led all scorers with 23 points and Sabrina Whitehouse chipped in 16 more for Greenwich. Marissa Brown led Granville with […]

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Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with some friends when they began discussing things they had always wanted to do, but had never gotten around to. The close-knit group of women, who had been friends for 40 years, had reached “that certain […]

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Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection services. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30. During the meeting, the public will have a chance to weigh in on proposed contracts for the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Company, […]

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Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers on their way to a 78-57 win over the visiting Horde. Granville-native John Stewart did most of the damage, hitting seven 3-pointers on his way to a 23-point effort. He was one of four Greenwich […]

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Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and non-commercial farming. “We’re trying to draw a line between hobby farming and commercial farming,” said Councilman Ken Quick. Members debated how to define commercial farming. In order to receive an agricultural exemption, a farm must […]

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School hires transportation coordinator

Tyler Kelly was hired as transportation supervisor for the Granville school district, replacing John Steves, who resigned last month. Kelly, a Granville resident, has worked as routing and scheduling supervisor at Saratoga Eagle since 2009, where he helped coordinate the truck routes. He will receive a pro-rated salary of $42,000 and will be paid an […]

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McEachron new school board VP

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By Derek Liebig The Granville Board of Education chose Suzanne McEachron as its new vice president Monday. McEachron, nominated by John McDermott and approved unanimously, is in the first year of a three-year term and has served as a member of the board since 2010. She is the chair of the board’s strategic planning committee […]

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Town seeks to update ethics policy

By Derek Liebig The Town of Granville is in the midst of updating its ethics policy, which for the most part has been unchanged since it was drafted nearly 45 years ago. “It’s supposed to be reviewed now and then and it needs updating,” Supervisor Matt Hicks said of the ethics policy. A draft of […]

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Sprinters fare well in first meet

Granville’s sprinters fared well in the first indoor track meet of the season on Dec. 6. Grant Gallagher won the boys 45 meter dash and Brianna Kelly finished fifth in the girls 45 meter dash. Gallagher ran the race in 5.6 seconds, besting runners from much larger schools. He also finished third in the 300 […]

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Winter has returned to Granville

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By Derek Liebig Winter has returned to Granville. Although the season’s solstice doesn’t occur until Sunday, last week’s nor’easter, which dropped more than a foot of wet, heavy snow on the area, was a sure sign Old Man Winter has settled in for the foreseeable future. With the cold, snowy weather unlikely to go anywhere […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]