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Large bowling team needs to believe in itself


By Derek Liebig Over the past decade, bowling has been one of the fastest growing high school sports in the country and nowhere is that trend more evident than in Granville. This year’s bowling team boasts a roster that goes 17 deep, including 10 members who are in their first year on the team. “We’ve […]

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Young team will rely on speed, athleticism

Girls Basketball

By Derek Liebig This is a season of change for the Granville girls varsity basketball team. The father-daughter tandem of Bob and Rachel Schoonmaker take over for Mary Legnard and plan to put their own mark on this year’s team. “We’re hoping to bring in a different style of basketball,” said Bob Schoonmaker, who has […]

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Granville ushers in Christmas season


By Derek Liebig The snow held off just long enough Friday for residents to usher in the holidays and witness Granville’s annual tree lighting ceremony. Hundreds gathered in Veterans Park shortly after dark, clutching cups of hot chocolate and huddling together for warmth. Village trustee Dean Hyatt led a procession down Main Street to the […]

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Students set for holiday classic with a twist

School Play

By Derek Liebig Students in Granville are putting a twist on a holiday classic stage show. The Quaker Street Community Players, recently re-branded from the Granville High School Drama Club, will stage a “Seussified Christmas Carol” on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. It will be the first production under the […]

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Team will be led by shooters

Boys Basketball

By Derek Liebig First year head coach Grant Sharrow is optimistic this year’s boys basketball team can compete in a very talented Wasaren League. And why not? More than half the players from last year’s team return this year and many have been working on their games in AAU competition since last winter. “Thirteen of […]

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Granville bands join for winter concert

Granville High School’s instrumental students will stage their winter concert next week. On Wednesday, Dec. 17, the Instrumental Music Department of Granville Central School will present a combined Winter Concert in the Jr./Sr. High School auditorium. The concert will include performances by the Sixth Grade Band, the Granville Jazz Ensemble, the Junior High Concert Band […]

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Sell-out crowd cheers battle of the bands


By Derek Liebig Saturday’s wintry weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of local music fans who turned out in droves to attend the Granville FFA club’s Battle of the Bands. Nearly 500 people attended the seventh annual event and Terry Wheeler, a business teacher and FFA advisor, said concertgoers caused Twitter to crash for several […]

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Mach’s General Store closes

By Linda Ellingsworth After four years of trying to keep Pawlet’s iconic Mach’s General Store going, owner J.J. Kaveny has decided it is time to close the doors. “I went right until I couldn’t anymore,” Kaveny said. The large brick building, which sits prominently in the center of Pawlet, has served the community as both […]

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Granville has a “yellow brick road”

By Derek Liebig Decades before Judy Garland immortalized the “yellow brick road” in the Wizard of Oz, Granville had its own yellow brick road. It still does, in fact. It’s hidden beneath six inches of asphalt and largely forgotten by time, but the brick road once stretched from one end of the village to the […]

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Walk the walk? Wait til spring

Sidewalk Quaker St.

A long-awaited sidewalk project will have to wait a little longer. The Quaker Street project, set to be a collaborative effort between the village and town of Granville, failed to garner any bids when it was advertised earlier this fall. Another effort will be made in the spring. Dan Williams, head of the village Department […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel


By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]