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Codie made the team!

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By Matthew Saari It’s official – Whitehall’s Codie Bascue will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Team USA broke the news on Monday at 8:22 a.m., releasing the names of the US four-man and two-man bobsled teams. Bascue will compete in both the four-man and two-man bobsled categories at the PyeongChang […]

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Four years later, search continues for missing man

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey A steady flow of new leads and cooperation from witnesses have kept a 4-year-old missing person case alive. Jonathan Schaff disappeared after leaving a bar on Main Street in Granville on Jan. 18, 2014, but police say they are not giving up efforts to determine what happened to him. “This case […]

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Freezing, flood wreak havoc

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle Morey Only in the Northeast can communities have 50-degree weather and torrential rains one day, followed by near-zero temperatures and ice the very next. Friday’s warmer temperatures initially seemed a welcome relief but the accompanying rains brought only headaches to one Whitehall resident. Duane Oliver, of Elizabeth Street, found his […]

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Time to move veterans clock?

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By Krystle S. Morey Hung on Main Street, it has been a topic of discussion and an aesthetic staple in Granville for decades. However, the future of the World War II memorial clock, which stands in memory of those who served in World War II, is uncertain – as the property it sits on is […]

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Bascue qualifies for winter olympics

Sports Bascue at Jr. World Championships

By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s Codie Bascue, just 23 years old, has clinched a spot on the U.S. four-man Olympic bobsled team. The news broke Sunday when Team USA posted an article on its website stating that Bascue, 23, had more-or-less guaranteed a ride to PyeongChang, South Korea, by being ranked as the number one four-man […]

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Cold war vets to keep tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Following a brief public hearing, the Granville Town Board voted to extend tax exemptions for Cold War veterans indefinitely. New York offered the tax break to Cold War veterans for the last decade. The exemption, which offered discounted property taxes for eligible veterans, is set to expire after […]

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Newly-elected supervisors swing vote on county roles

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By Matthew Saari Two key positions on the Washington County Board of Supervisors were decided last Tuesday by the votes of newly elected supervisors. During the annual reorganizational meeting, Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks and Hebron Supervisor Brian Campbell were ousted from their positions of vice chairman of the board and budget officer, respectively. Hicks lost […]

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‘It was brutal’: First responders battle fire in sub-zero temps

Granville Apartment Fire

By Krystle S. Morey More than 100 firefighters from New York and Vermont battled a fire in sub-zero temperatures on New Year’s Eve in the Village of Granville. Volunteer fire crews responded to the Mettowee Valley Apartments at 21 Franklin St. at 6:42 a.m. Sunday. New Year’s Eve saw a high of 5 degrees and […]

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Readers give Trump’s first year mixed reviews

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By Krystle S. Morey President Donald Trump will soon finish his first year in office with mixed reviews on his performance, from leadership to foreign policy. Since Trump has been at the helm, “the stock market has boomed and GDP growth has improved,” Forbes’ business magazine reports, adding that “unemployment is at an almost 17-year […]

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Taxpayers rush to pay, beat deadline

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By Matthew Saari Following the signing of the 2018 Republican tax bill into law by President Donald Trump, many taxpayers – including those in this region – rushed to their local town offices in hopes of paying their taxes early to avoid newly imposed caps. “We’ve had several people come in and pay early,” said […]

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North Country Freepress – 01/19/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 01/19/18

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Northshire Freepress – 01/19/18

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Weekender – 01/19/18

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518 Wheels – 01/15/18

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Flat Iron: Village misses grant deadline

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By Matthew Saari A Restore New York grant that could’ve potentially funded the demolition of the blighted Flat Iron building […]

Codie made the team!

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By Matthew Saari It’s official – Whitehall’s Codie Bascue will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. […]

Four years later, search continues for missing man

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey A steady flow of new leads and cooperation from witnesses have kept a 4-year-old missing person […]

Armstrong to run for village trustee

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By Matthew Saari “Everything is on the table; nothing is off the table when looking to cut costs.” That’s former […]

Freezing, flood wreak havoc

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle Morey Only in the Northeast can communities have 50-degree weather and torrential rains one day, […]

Weekender – 01/12/18

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North Country Freepress – 01/12/18

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