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Future uncertain, McHugh to speak at graduation

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By Dan King Despite a whirlwind of rumors Thursday and Friday, high school Principal Kelly McHugh will be allowed to speak at tomorrow night’s graduation, but her future with the district remains uncertain. When the rumors that McHugh wouldn’t be allowed at graduation began surfacing, the Board of Education immediately scheduled a special meeting for […]

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Granville to graduate 87

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By Joshua Bassett For the 87 students graduating from Granville Junior-Senior High School, a journey that began 12 years ago concludes tomorrow night. Weather permitting, the graduation ceremony will take place on the school’s front lawn at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin with remarks by school superintendent Mark Bessen, along with Board of Education […]

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Undersheriff urges grads to ‘make better choices’

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By Dan King With graduation season upon us, Washington County Undersheriff John Winchell is taking the opportunity to educate the public about the dangers of drinking and driving. In conjunction with the state’s Stop DWI program, Winchell has erected a mobile display in the Washington County Municipal Building B. The display tells the story of […]

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School board, students praised

Saying that he has worked with the American Legion for more than 16 years and interviewed many students from Granville High School, Jack Forgacs praised both the board and the community at a recent Board of Education meeting. Forgacs spoke after the board honored students for the FFA convention trip, achieving results at the regional […]

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A place for veterans to turn

By Joshua Bassett The perception of a returning veteran does not always match the reality, says Butch Hurlburt, especially regarding the newest wave of veterans. Hurlburt, commander of VFW Post 1653 in Granville, said the current war has been the worst for soldiers losing multiple limbs and that the returning veterans might be suffering psychological […]

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Hampton Board: reduce speeds on Route 18

By Joshua Bassett After multiple complaints and a few accidents, the town of Hampton has again asked the state to lower the speed limit on county Route 18, in part because the road is used by Amish driving horses and carriages. The road from the Whitehall-Hampton town line to State Route 22A is currently posted […]

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Variety show to sponsor Hook and Ladder

Skeeter Morse and others are putting on a variety show based on the CBS TV show “Hee-Haw,” which takes place on July 11 at 7 p.m. at the Granville Hook and Ladder. The event benefits the Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Department and will include songs and skits. The music will be performed by Morse […]

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Granville girls attend World Cup

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By Jane Havens We are in the midst of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the biggest single-sport event in women’s competition. What is a passionate soccer player’s dream? For many, it is to attend the World Cup games. With Canada as the host for the 2015 competition and games in Montreal, it became a […]

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Hartford’s less traveled roads to get ‘no traffic sign’

By Dan King Hartford town officials have been talking lately about road signage policies and have come up with a way to save some time and money in doing so. The town will no longer be putting up signs on roads within the town of Hartford that are considered “low volume dirt roads.” Instead, town […]

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Lion’s Club Kid’s Day back

The Granville Lions Club’s annual Kids Day event is back again for another year, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on July 4 at the Little League field. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and activities start a half hour after that. Jay Niles, a Lions Club member and the event organizer, said that once the children register […]

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Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

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By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

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By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

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By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

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By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

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