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Hicks: Mud boggers flouted the rules

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By Dan King The Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park’s “Spring Fling” this year was an “epic disaster,” Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said. Ralph Jameson, the park’s owner, said his goal for last weekend’s mud-bogging event was to abide by local laws and rules that apply to his business. He said that he told drivers to […]

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Rail Trail supporters seek missing link

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By Dan King Interest is high in developing the missing link in the Delaware and Hudson recreational rail trail that meanders along the Vermont-New York border. A couple of dozen people showed up for a workshop in Granville last Tuesday to offer ideas for finishing a four-mile gap in the 35-mile trail, which starts near […]

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Mud boggers aiming for compliance

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By Dan King With the annual “Spring Fling” event at Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park tabbed for this weekend, Granville town officials are hoping for compliance from mud boggers, and the park’s owner says that will happen. The event will take place April 1-3, with gates opening at 8 a.m. Friday and closing Sunday at […]

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Public urged to take new approach to drug abuse

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By Jamie Norton “We need to stop investing in the problem and start investing in the solution.” Those powerful words reverberated through the Granville High School auditorium last week, spoken by Bob Lindsey, CEO of Friends of Recovery New York. They were about the increasing presence of heroin and other opiates in the region. Lindsey […]

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Welcome Maple Weekend

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By Jamie Norton New York’s maple season officially kicked off last week, and it did not go unnoticed here by the local and state big wigs. Grottoli’s Maple in Middle Granville was the site of the ceremonial tree-tapping that signified the opening of the sweetest time of the year. It was the tip-off for the […]

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Five decades fighting fires

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By Jamie Norton Being a firefighter isn’t for everybody. The hours can be long and tough, the job itself is difficult and often dangerous, and it can be hard to get a good night’s sleep, either from the hours you have to work or the things you have to see. It takes a special and […]

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Haff extols hemp products

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By Dan King Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff may have just established his own mini-holiday. With a little help from Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks and Argyle Supervisor Bob Henke, Haff held his own “hemp appreciation day” at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting last Friday. Hicks purchased a bottle of flavored hemp water as a […]

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Drug forum set for Wednesday

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By Jamie Norton It’s time to talk about it. The spread of heroin through not only the Granville area but from Rutland, Vt., and all the way to Hudson Falls and beyond has caught Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan’s attention. It was no secret to him that the highly addictive drug was spreading through […]

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Popular musical duo to perform Saturday

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By Jamie Norton Take 2 is back in Granville this weekend. The popular musical duo of identical twins Adrian and Julian Woodrow has been a mainstay at Granville High School’s Battle of the Bands for a few years now, even winning the grand prize in 2014. In between, all they do is tour the country […]

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Parents still seeking answers in son’s disappearance

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By Jamie Norton Jonathan Schaff’s parents want answers. It’s been two years since their 23-year-old son was last seen walking from a Main Street bar in Granville toward the Vermont border, and John and Cheryl Schaff, as well as Jonathan’s biological mother, May Winchell, want to reinvigorate the search efforts using a private investigator. They […]

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North Granville Water Survey vital

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By Krystle S. Morey The aging North Granville Water District’s infrastructure is crumbling, and town officials stressed last week that […]

Presentation aims to combat cyber bullying

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By Dan King In a world that is always plugged in through social media, it becomes more important to be […]

Canal opens four days early; town hopes for economic boon

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most prominent summer industries opened earlier than expected. The Champlain Canal opened for the […]

No chickens in the village

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By Krystle S. Morey No chickens allowed. After more than 20 residents turned out at the Granville Village Board meeting […]

Girl Scouts visit newsroom

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly half a dozen Girl Scouts visited the Granville Sentinel Thursday. As part of the journey […]

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