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Three years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the New York-Vermont border. Jonathan Schaff, who was 23 at the time, hasn’t been seen since, but police say they are not giving up efforts to determine what happened to him. The Vermont State Police and […]

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Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States – and Granville native Brooke Stanley will be there to witness it. Trump, who won the presidency in November with 306 Electoral College votes, will take the oath of office at the Capitol […]

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North Granville misses water grant

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey North Granville residents will have to wait another year – or more – for any upgrades to the aging infrastructure of their deteriorating water system. Despite being plagued by a series of water line breaks and dirty tap water, the 240 residents were notified recently that the town would not receive […]

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‘Zombie Law’ takes effect

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By Donna Frischknecht Abandoned residential homes have crept onto Washington County’s landscape over the years, becoming as much a part of the scenery as its weathered barns and grazing cows. Boarded up windows and overgrown yards with weeds and garbage, though, are not what town and village officials want to be known for. “We have […]

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MJT to change dismissal time

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By Krystle S. Morey School officials have come up with a plan they say will address the years-long issue of traffic congestion at Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville. Starting Jan. 3, walkers – the students who are picked up and dropped off at school by a parent or guardian – will be dismissed […]

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Loomis case delayed again

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By Donna Frischknecht There will be no closure this year for the family of Elizabeth Gibson, who was killed in a vehicle collision caused by a drunk driver last year. On Thursday morning, Dec. 15, men and women bearing jury duty slips filed into Whitehall Village Court to be vetted in the case against Melvin […]

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Holiday hoops tournaments upcoming

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By Krystle S. Morey and Keith Harrington Granville Even though students will be on winter break the week following Christmas, the halls of Granville High School will be far from quiet. On Dec. 27 and 28, the school, especially the high school gym, will be filled with teams and supporters of high school basketball for […]

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Granville eyes gender identity policy

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By Krystle S. Morey Craving more information and clarification on verbiage, the Granville Board of Education has voted to table a proposed policy on gender identity. The policy, “7552 Student Gender Identity,” is aimed at fostering a safe learning environment that is free from discrimination for all students, regardless of how they identify. “We have […]

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Granville wins first, second in oratorical contest

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville took first and second place in this weekend’s American Legion oratorical contest. Kyra Gee, a junior at Granville High School, won over judges with her engaging presentation and historically accurate content, earning first place in the county-level competition. Gee was up first, but the judges didn’t know who she was […]

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Area churches plan Christmas services

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Many churches in and around the Lakes Region will be holding special masses on Christmas Eve, and some on Christmas Day, too. Here’s a look at the local schedule: NEW YORK Cambridge St. Patrick’s Church will hold a Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. A service will also be held Christmas […]

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Three years later, search continues for missing man

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the […]

Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his […]

Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the […]

Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’

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By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood […]

‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

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By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door […]

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