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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the Pember Library and Museum has made what officials call “steady and stable progress” toward recovery. During the past 12 months, the board has acted to stabilize its finances, completed some infrastructural improvements, expanded programming and […]

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Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville High School. The school will host a Spirit Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at the school. “We’re trying to bolster school spirit and build that school-community connection,” Principal Camille Harrelson […]

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Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last week to take $15,000 from its appropriated fund balance and redirect it into a capital reserve fund for the purpose of replacing equipment. Although the transfer received the unanimous support of the board, it did […]

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Granville indoor track does well at Sectionals

Indoor Track

After a fourth place finish at the Wasaren League Championships, the Granville girls indoor track team did one better at the Section II, Division IV Championships. The girls finished third out of 12 teams with 68 points, ahead of both Mechanicville and Stillwater, which finished ahead of Granville at the league championships. Fonda-Fultonville and Greenwich […]

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Granville FFA salute

FFA Winners

By Linda Ellingsworth First organized in 1928 with a goal to stop the trend of young boys leaving the family farm, FFA, originally Future Farmers of America, has grown into a national organization of 610,240 individual FFA members and 7,665 local chapters in all 50 states. It is the largest student organization in the world. […]

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Girls downed in play-in game

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The Granville girls basketball team’s season came to an end last Friday. An undermanned Granville team lost to Broadalbin-Perth 46-19 in the Section II, Class B play-in game. Broadalbin-Perth built a commanding first half lead and then backed off in the second half. Granville trailed 36-11 at half. Gabby Hunt led Granville with 13 points […]

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Armed probation officers still being debated

By Derek Liebig Even though the Washington County Board of Supervisors has authorized probation officers to carry firearms, members are still debating how to implement the change. A proposal to allocate $26,100 for increased insurance prompted Jackson Supervisor Alan Brown to question the firearms policy approved last month by the supervisors’ public safety committee. “I […]

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Golden Horde upended by Broadalbin-Perth

Basketball

In the end Broadalbin-Perth was just too much for Granville. The Patriots upended Granville 67-44 Tuesday night in the opening round of the Section II, Class B playoffs. Broadalbin-Perth outscored Granville in all four quarters, including a big second quarter, to end the Horde’s season. Matt Fuller scored a team-high 18 points and Jacob Young, […]

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Study: Granville enrollment to continue to drop

By Derek Liebig Enrollment in the Granville Central School District is expected to continue to decline. An enrollment projection and demographic study released by the district earlier this month projects that total enrollment in grades K through 12 could decrease more than 21 percent over the next decade. The analysis, which is part of a […]

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Granville Border Riders maintain local trails

Snowmobile groomer (1)

By Derek Liebig On top of the hill at the end of Dibble Lane, the circa 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, equipped with snowmobile tracks instead of tires, pulls into the woods, ready to groom some of Granville’s trails Friday evening. Temperatures are hovering around zero, but it’s comfortable inside as Dan Daigle shifts the modified Blazer […]

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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]