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Granville tries again for state water grant

Workers repair a water line break in the North Granville water district.

By Krystle S. Morey “We hope the third time is a charm.” That’s what Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said at a recent Town Board meeting as the town launched its third attempt at securing a state grant to help upgrade infrastructure in the dilapidated North Granville Water District. The district’s 75-year-old water system has forced […]

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Saint-Gobain officials say global cyber attack missed Granville plant

The Saint-Gobain factory in Granville continues work amid cyber attack.

By Matthew Saari Corporations in countries throughout the world were infected last week by a malicious software known as ransomware, including the French-based manufacturer Saint-Gobain, but the Granville branch was not affected. Called NotPetya, because initially it looks like a ransomware named Petya, the ransomware locks down computers, prohibiting all access. In this instance a […]

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Granville woman to tackle ‘Iron Man’

Kerri Thomas

By Krystle S. Morey In a few weeks, Kerri Thomas will push herself harder – and farther – than she ever has before. She’ll compete in her first Iron Man competition – a triathlon race consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, in that order and without a […]

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Decorated boats parade across Lake St. Catherine

2017 Lake St. Catherine Boat Parade

  By Krystle S. Morey The weather cleared up Sunday, just in time for Lake St. Catherine’s annual boat parade. Fifteen boats, decorated to impress judges and spectators, paraded around the lake for the Lake St. Catherine Association’s fifth annual boat parade. Participants decked their vessels out with red, white and blue balloons, volcanoes and […]

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95 graduate from Granville High School

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By Krystle S. Morey Ninety-five Granville High School students capped off their high school careers with a ceremony last Friday — many of them wearing their own words of wisdom on their caps. Mortarboards sported witty one-liners such as, “I just did it” — playing off the infamous Nike slogan, “Goal digger 2017,” and “Dream […]

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Developers discuss future of subdivision

Properties that were part of the former Mettowee Fields LLC subdivision were auctioned off at a Washington County tax sale June 10, 2017.

By Krystle S. Morey The two buyers of a majority of the unfinished former Mettowee Fields subdivision in Granville have big plans for the area – if the village will help maintain the roads into the property. And that may happen. Village clerk Rick Roberts said he believes that Washington County, which assumed ownership of […]

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Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

Philip A. Berke

By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday in a special runoff election. Berke, a retired Washington County judge, garnered more than double the number of votes cast for J. Murray McHugh, 371-166. The runoff election was slated after the first vote resulted […]

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After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire department, the probe continues. “The Granville Hook and Ladder audit is still ongoing,” said Brian Butry of state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s Office. The audit is nearing completion, Butry said, adding: “It would likely be […]

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Vietnam veteran to graduate with Class of 2017

Vietnam veteran Walter “Buddy” Hughes will receive his diploma with the Granville High School Class of 2017 at graduation next Friday.

By Krystle S. Morey Walter “Buddy” Hughes was drafted by the U.S. Army in 1963, the same year he was set to graduate from Granville High School. Now, 54 years later, Hughes is finally set to walk across the stage in his cap and gown. Asked why he decided to pursue his diploma, Hughes said: […]

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Feature: A Father’s Day ‘bonus’

Two years ago, Ted Cosey entered into the lives of Tonya Shattuck and her daughters, Abby and Shaylah. Now he gets ready to celebrate Father’s Day as a “Bonus Dad,” a title coined by step-daughter Abby.

By Suzannah Van Gelder On Father’s Day, we take time to celebrate and thank the father figures in our lives who have shaped us and helped us grow. As we celebrate dads this year, we understand that the only “right way” to be a dad is to be kind, be involved, and be loving. Ted […]

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518 Wheels – 07/27/17

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Health Center expanding in Granville

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By Krystle S. Morey Glens Falls Hospital is expanding its primary care offerings in Granville, adding both services and square […]

Civil War regiment honored by county

Members of the Salem Civil War committee pose with Col. James Rogers, commander of the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of Supervisors opened their meeting last Friday with a bit of history as […]

Dunster retires after 33 years with postal service

Kim Dunster

By Krystle S. Morey Kimberly Dunster walked nearly 10 miles a day for three decades, and now she’s hanging up […]

Navy Chief, ‘ a history buff,’ picks Whitehall to retire

Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Brouillard and child

By Matthew Saari The Birthplace of the U.S. Navy has become a suitable career terminus for one US. Navy Chief. […]

Book sale celebrates 50 years

Pawlet Book Sale

By Krystle S. Morey “They line up before we’re open like it’s Black Friday at Walmart. Then, there’s a mad […]

North Country Freepress – 07/21/17

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Weekender – 07/21/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 07/21/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 07/21/17

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Northshire Freepress – 07/21/17

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518 Wheels – 07/20/17

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