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Wells Carnival gets underway Wendesday; parade Saturday

A local tradition for more than three-quarters of a century, the Wells Carnival returns to the grounds of the Modern Woodmen next week. The 76th annual event, which is sponsored by the MWA, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 13 through Saturday, Aug. 17. There will be entertainment nightly, rides for the kids, carnival games and […]

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Blood drive to be held Aug. 22

The Granville Rotary will sponsor its annual August Bloodmobile from 1 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Granville Hook and Ladder Firehouse. The organization has a goal of collecting at least 45 pints of blood and hope to exceed that. The bloodmobile is held in memory of deceased Rotarians to recognize the […]

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Panel to discuss Slate Valley and Stone Valley

The Slate Valley Museum will host a panel discussion, “Slate Valley, Stone Valley,” that will explore the historical and current perceptions of each of these regions and develop future collaborating opportunities. The program will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at the museum. The first part of the discussion will focus on […]

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TS Ensemble to perform Thursday

A group that bills itself as “New York’s premiere event band” will grace the stage of Veterans Memorial Park this evening. T.S. Ensemble will perform tonight at 7 p.m. as part of the Granville Summer Concert Series. The Albany-based group is an eight-piece band featuring male and female vocals, trumpet, saxophone, guitar, bass, drums and […]

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Garden Club presents annual awards

By Dan King Since 1995 the Slate Valley Garden Club has been giving out awards to those around the Village of Granville who maintain and beautify their property, thus aesthetically benefitting the community as a whole. This year, those who took some extra time to maintain the beauty of their garden and property were awarded […]

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Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71

Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71, of Wells, Vt. passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 26, 1943 in Poultney, Vt., the daughter of the late George and Mary (Pollacks) Kasuba. Mrs. Dunbar and her husband, Francis C. […]

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Margaret Mahusky, 64

Margg, as she was known to her friends, passed away June 25, 2014 at the age of 64. She was born May 20, 1950, in Newburgh, N.Y., to Frank and Mary Mahusky. At the age of 10 she and her family relocated to Granville, where in 1968 she graduated from high school. She headed to […]

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Peter Gilbert

Peter Gilbert Granville, NY – Peter Gilbert passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Craneville Place in Dalton, Massachusetts. Peter was born on May 30, 1926 in Granville, New York to Steven and Mary (Hajas) Gilbert at their home on Water Street. He graduated from Granville High School in 1944 where he played football, […]

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Village to impose weight limit on bridge

The village board took the first steps Monday toward limiting traffic on the Church Street Bridge. Officials placed a 10-ton weight limit on the bridge and will prohibit tractor trailers from using the span. The restrictions will be effective beginning on Monday, Aug. 25. Village and county officials have been trying to determine what to […]

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Mother becomes advocate after daughter’s suicide

It had only been a few months since her eldest daughter had taken her life when Jen Hoffman’s sister came to her with an idea. “My sister came across this flyer last year for a walk to raise money for suicide awareness and she wondered if we wanted to put together a team,” Hoffman. “I […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]