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Town explores Camp Hebron purchase, uses for it

Camp Hebron

The Town of Hebron has hired a consulting group to help identify potential uses for Camp Hebron, should the town decide to buy a portion of the camp. GWC, Inc., a locally based parks and outdoor recreation planning consultant, will study the feasibility of the town purchasing and operating the camp. The camp, owned by […]

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Granville hires assistant court clerk

By Derek Liebig The town and village courts in Granville are expanding their hours of operation. The town authorized Justice Roger Forando to hire an assistant court clerk to help out on nights when court is not in session. The decision last week comes just weeks after the village board gave Forando the same authorization […]

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Busy Winter in Granville

Highway depts endure busy year

By Derek Liebig It’s been a busy winter for area highway departments. As the snow has continued to pile up, so too have the overtime hours of municipal employees. “There have been a lot of long hours,” said Dan Williams, supervisor of public of works of the Village of Granville. “We’re doing alright but our […]

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Winning coach wasn’t confronted

By Derek Liebig The only varsity coach at Granville to lead her team to a winning record this year told the Board of Education she was disheartened that she wasn’t consulted about the board’s decision to try to move to the Adirondack League, which consists of smaller schools in the region. Sarah Twardy, a teacher […]

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Runners crowned champions

The Granville girls indoor track team fell short of its goal of winning a Wasaren League Championship, but several members of the team were crowned individual champions. Taylor Scribner, Emily Leavey and Hannah Jones all won their respective events at the Wasaren League Championships, held Saturday at the University of Albany. Scribner, who finished second […]

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Hartford eyes ‘best value’ bids

By Dan King Hartford has proposed a new law that would allow the town to forego a requirement to accept the lowest bids for goods or services, instead allowing for “best value” offered by bidders. A public hearing will be held at the town board’s meeting on March 10 at 7 p.m. Town law requires […]

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Granville basketball team peaking

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The Granville boys basketball team is peaking just in time for Sectional play. The boys defeated Stillwater 60-55 on Monday night to pick up its second win in three games. Granville made 9 of 14 free throws in the final quarter and played spirited defense to hold for its fourth Wasaren League win of the […]

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Granville looks to students for participation fix

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By Derek Liebig Acting on what students have told them, including “some very poignant things,” Granville Central School officials say they are mulling ways to fix the district’s athletic programs, which are suffering from low student participation. Eric Scribner, president of the Board of Education, said he has asked board members to brainstorm possible strategies […]

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Girls downed by Hoosick Falls

The final score wasn’t close, but Granville’s offense played well in a loss to Wasaren League frontrunner, Hoosick Falls on Friday night. Granville nearly reached 40 points in a 68-38 loss to Hoosick Falls, which has yet to lose a league game this season. The 38 points put up by Granville was 9 points more […]

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Daigle to run for village trustee

Next month’s village election in Granville will be contested after all. Judith Daigle submitted an independent nomination petition and will seek a spot on the village board of trustees. Daigle was the only candidate to submit a petition by the deadline last Tuesday . At stake on this year’s ballot are four-year terms for the […]

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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 […]