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Fireworks to launch July 10

If you didn’t get your fill of fireworks last weekend, this evening could be your final chance. The Village of Granville will host its fireworks display tonight following the Harold Ford and the Cash Band performance. Last week’s performance had to be canceled in light of a forecast that was predicting, and later delivered, strong […]

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GCS exploring possibility of offering SUNY classes

Officials from the Granville Central School District and SUNY Adirondack are exploring ways they can strengthen the connection between the two schools. Superintendent Marc Bessen, Principal Camille Harrelson and Kristine Duffy, president of SUNY Adirondack, met last week to discuss how they could better prepare students for college and provide more college level courses at […]

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Scribner elected board president

Eric Scribner is the new president of the Granville Board of Education. Scribner received the unanimous support of his fellow board members during last Monday’s annual organizational meeting. He will replace outgoing president John Shaw, who lost his bid for reelection during May’s general election. Kevin Ely nominated Scribner with John McDermott seconding the nomination. […]

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Bridge money dried up

A federal program that would have funded the replacement of the Church Street Bridge has been suspended and officials are trying to determine how to proceed. The bridge had been included under the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a federal program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration that provides funding to repair […]

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Storms wreak havoc

The sound of fireworks was replaced by the mechanical buzz of chain saws and wood chippers last Friday as residents cleaned up the debris from a string of violent thunderstorms that blew through the area on the eve of the Independence Day holiday. The storms wreaked havoc on portions of the area, particularly North Granville, […]

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Gretchen Braymer

Gretchen Mae Braymer, 84, of Granville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington with her family at her side. Born Oct. 31, 1929, in her grandparents’ house on the family farm at Slyboro in the town of Granville., Gretchen was the daughter of the late Charles and […]

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Patrick E. Kennelly

Patrick E.”Packy” Kennelly, 86, of Meadow Drive, Queensbury, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 3, 2014 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home after a long illness. Born on Sept. 20, 1927 in South Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William F. and Mary (Morrison) Kennelly. He married Marjorie S. Brown on Oct. […]

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Jean E. Wright

On July 8 with her loving family by her side, Jean E. Wright was called to eternal rest after a brief illness. She was born on June 8, 1927 in Granville, the daughter of H. Earl and Catherine (Griffiths) Evans. A 1944 graduate of Granville High School, Jean attended Rutland Business College where she received […]

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Church to host celebration Saturday

A local church, steeped in history, will celebrate a significant milestone this weekend. The congregation of the Hartford Baptist Church will celebrate its 225th anniversary on Saturday, June 28. The celebration will include a community picnic at 5 p.m. and will be followed by a short program detailing the history of the church. The story […]

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East Hebron Church to sing holiday songs on June 30

The congregation of the East Hebron Presbyterian Church patriotic songs at the church’s Fourth of July Community Sing on Monday, June 30. The evening will be led by Debi Craig, a retired music teacher in the Saratoga Springs City School District and resident of Hebron. “America, the Beautiful”, “This Land is Your Land”, “You’re a […]

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

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Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, […]

Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]

Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take […]