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Quarry still focus in Schaff search

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey The lead investigator in the search for a man who went missing after leaving a Granville bar in 2014 said the probe is still focused on a Vermont slate quarry that divers searched last month. “We did not uncover anything, but we have not completed the search either,” said Vermont State […]

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Former Mount Carmel Church celebrates 150 years

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

By Krystle S. Morey Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church held its final Mass on April 12, 2009, but its former parishioners and the community will gather at the Middle Granville church next Saturday to celebrate its 150th anniversary. Since its last Mass, the church has undergone some changes: It is now a residential home. […]

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Fall coaches pine for more players

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By Krystle S. Morey Student athletes took to their respective fields Monday as the fall sports season began. Practices kicked off at 7:30 a.m. While the players brought intensity, a few of the coaches said they’d like to see more students join fall teams. Varsity football coach John Irion said the Horde has a pretty […]

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Village plans to relieve Rathbun Ave. congestion

An unattended vehicle blocked access to Rathbun Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The driver parked the vehicle there while returning bottles and cans at the Eco Cents Bottle Redemption Center.

By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville Monday took what it calls the first step in addressing the woes of Rathbun Avenue residents. The village board voted unanimously to make the 550-foot-long roadway a “no parking” zone, and to remove two parking spaces where Rathbun Avenue meets West Main Street, hopefully resolving safety and […]

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Vigil Tuesday: ‘It’s about coming together’

Alyssa Martindale,11, invites the community to the candlelight vigil Aug. 15 at Veterans Memorial Park. Martindale, of Hampton, recently lost her brother Corey Martindale.

By Krystle S. Morey “This community has suffered so many losses.” That’s why, Laurie Black said, Granville residents are coming together for a memorial event in Veterans Memorial Park on Aug. 15. Starting at 7 p.m. there will be a candlelight vigil, memorial luminaries and paper lanterns. Area pastors and officials have been invited to […]

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Subdivision buyers back out on sale

Properties that were part of the former Mettowee Fields LLC subdivision were auctioned off at a Washington County tax sale June 10, 2017.

By Krystle S. Morey Three people who won tax auction bids on 30 lots in Granville’s partially-developed Mettowee Fields subdivision have backed away from the purchases and sold them to a local farmer – who said he’ll farm the land. “At this time, we are going to grow corn,” said Ken Thomas, who owns Red […]

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School leaders change roles; unrelated to testing probe

Granville school

By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education announced at a brief special meeting Monday night that administrative roles in the schools will be changed as a result of “a careful and complete survey of the district goals and objectives” by newly-named superintendent Thomas McGurl. The changes come as the district is being investigated […]

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County needs ‘more time’ to develop plan

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Municipal officials and school administrators in Washington County agreed at a recent meeting that more time would be needed to respond to Gov. Cuomo’s Shared Services mandate. The governor’s original plan, announced with the state budget on May 25, called for village, town and school officials to get together, […]

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Town office candidates to be nominated soon

Granville Town Board

By Krystle S. Morey Three positions on the Granville Town Board will be up for election this fall, as the terms of supervisor Matt Hicks and board members Tom Cosey and Ken Quick come to an end. All three are expected to seek reelection. Members of local political parties will meet to nominate candidates. The […]

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Health Center expanding in Granville

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By Krystle S. Morey Glens Falls Hospital is expanding its primary care offerings in Granville, adding both services and square footage. Work at the Granville Family Health Center on North Street began last week to build a 2,200-square-foot addition and renovate 1,400 square feet existing interior. “With doing this, we hope to expand primary care […]

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North Country Freepress – 08/18/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/18/17

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Weekender – 08/18/17

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Fire Company, village resolving their quarrel

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By Matthew Saari The months-long feud between the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and the village of Whitehall may soon come […]

Absentee landlords not abiding by law

Whitehall Mayor Phil Smith

By Matthew Saari Last Aug. 30, the Whitehall Village Board passed a law requiring “absentee” landlords – Individuals who own […]

Quarry still focus in Schaff search

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey The lead investigator in the search for a man who went missing after leaving a Granville […]

Former Mount Carmel Church celebrates 150 years

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

By Krystle S. Morey Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church held its final Mass on April 12, 2009, but its […]

Fall coaches pine for more players

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By Krystle S. Morey Student athletes took to their respective fields Monday as the fall sports season began. Practices kicked […]

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