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Scott refuses plea deal; case heading to trial

Tom Scott

By Krystle S. Morey Tom Scott is headed to trial. The former Granville mayor declined Tuesday to accept a misdemeanor conviction on charges he endangered the welfare of two local teenagers. During a 30-minute proceeding in Putnam Town Court, Scott turned down a plea deal offered by the prosecution that would have precluded a trial. […]

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Scotties’ for sale – again

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By Krystle S. Morey Less than a year after being purchased and reopened, the mainstay of Granville’s Main Street – Scotties’ – is back up for sale. Large yellow “for sale” posters were placed in the windows of the diner and convenience store last Tuesday, to the surprise of many, including employees. The diner is […]

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VFW searching for veteran’s family

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By Krystle S. Morey A Granville veteran organization is attempting to return a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other memorabilia of a deceased veteran to his family. While spring cleaning, members of the Granville VFW Post #1653 found in a drawer at its post several items and news clippings that belonged to Pfc. Norman M. […]

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Village parcel sparks angry debate at board meeting

Granville village board public comment

By Krystle S. Morey The status of a makeshift access road into the former Mettowee Fields subdivision off of North Street sparked angry debate at a Granville Village Board meeting Monday night. Several residents and a developer demanded answers about the maintenance of a large parcel that many of the subdivision residents cross to reach […]

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Business-scamming ‘candy man’ hits area in broad scheme

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By Krystle S. Morey An alleged scammer claiming to be collecting coins for a children’s cancer charity placed phony donation jars in businesses in Granville and more than 100 businesses in three states, pocketing “more than $100,000 per year, easily,” State Police said, before two Granville business owners tripped him up. Deran Akullian Jr., of […]

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Scott faces choice: Plea deal or trial

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville mayor Tom Scott has been offered a plea bargain on charges of endangering the welfare of two local teens and he must decide whether to accept the deal by July 18 or go to trial. “I wouldn’t be surprised if he reaches out to me before July 18,” said […]

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Granville tries again for state water grant

Workers repair a water line break in the North Granville water district.

By Krystle S. Morey “We hope the third time is a charm.” That’s what Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said at a recent Town Board meeting as the town launched its third attempt at securing a state grant to help upgrade infrastructure in the dilapidated North Granville Water District. The district’s 75-year-old water system has forced […]

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Saint-Gobain officials say global cyber attack missed Granville plant

The Saint-Gobain factory in Granville continues work amid cyber attack.

By Matthew Saari Corporations in countries throughout the world were infected last week by a malicious software known as ransomware, including the French-based manufacturer Saint-Gobain, but the Granville branch was not affected. Called NotPetya, because initially it looks like a ransomware named Petya, the ransomware locks down computers, prohibiting all access. In this instance a […]

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Granville woman to tackle ‘Iron Man’

Kerri Thomas

By Krystle S. Morey In a few weeks, Kerri Thomas will push herself harder – and farther – than she ever has before. She’ll compete in her first Iron Man competition – a triathlon race consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, in that order and without a […]

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Decorated boats parade across Lake St. Catherine

2017 Lake St. Catherine Boat Parade

  By Krystle S. Morey The weather cleared up Sunday, just in time for Lake St. Catherine’s annual boat parade. Fifteen boats, decorated to impress judges and spectators, paraded around the lake for the Lake St. Catherine Association’s fifth annual boat parade. Participants decked their vessels out with red, white and blue balloons, volcanoes and […]

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518 Wheels – 07/20/17

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Scott refuses plea deal; case heading to trial

Tom Scott

By Krystle S. Morey Tom Scott is headed to trial. The former Granville mayor declined Tuesday to accept a misdemeanor […]

Mayor fills vacant trustee seat

Village trustee Mike LaChapelle

By Matthew Saari A new face sat where former deputy mayor and village trustee Walt Sandford sat at the Whitehall […]

Scotties’ for sale – again

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By Krystle S. Morey Less than a year after being purchased and reopened, the mainstay of Granville’s Main Street – […]

VFW searching for veteran’s family

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By Krystle S. Morey A Granville veteran organization is attempting to return a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other memorabilia […]

Whitehall principal assesses first year

High school principal Jeff Keller

By Matthew Saari While much of the recent focus on Whitehall Central School has revolved around the newest group of […]

Weekender – 07/14/17

Lakes Region Freepress – 07/14/17

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Northshire Freepress – 07/14/17

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North Country Freepress – 07/14/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 07/14/17

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518 Wheels – 07/13/17

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