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Granville’s biggest loser

Johhn Macri-after

By Derek Liebig After reading last week’s cover story in the Granville Sentinel chronicling the health of Washington County residents, John Macri decided he wanted to share his story. The story detailed, among other things, that 29 percent of county residents are obese. Macri is among the local residents who are overweight, but he has […]

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Horse thief arrested

Woman steals a horse

A modern day horse thief was arrested last week after stealing a horse from a Hebron farm. Wendy J. Holcomb, 48, of Granville, is accused of stealing a 15-year old mare and some tack from a home on County Route 31 on March 27. The horse’s owner, who had acquired the horse several weeks prior, […]

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Granville baseball to play small ball

Baseball Team

By Derek Liebig It’s all about the small things for this year’s Granville baseball team. Head baseball coach Duane Dodge said the team has the potential to win some games, but it needs to execute the fundamentals. “In order to be successful we are going to need to be good at the small game. We […]

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Jane O’Shea leaves early, goes to Whitehall

By Derek Liebig Principal Jane O’Shea has left Granville Elementary School, three months before she was supposed to step down. Granville school superintendent Mark Bessen confirmed last week that O’Shea had accepted a similar position at Whitehall Elementary School. She began at Whitehall last Tuesday. Diane Dumas, principal at Mary J. Tanner School, assumed some […]

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Slate Valley Museum gets new director


The Board of Trustees of the Slate Valley Museum Foundation is pleased to announce that Krista Rupe, a museum and communications professional with local roots, has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Slate Valley Museum. Rupe will join the museum in May after several years of working in the arts, culture, music, and […]

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School aid up, but varies by district

By Derek Liebig Local school districts are set to receive more aid under the state’s budget but those increases vary widely from district to district. The $142 billion budget, approved last Tuesday, calls for $23.5 billion in school aid, a $1.4 billion increase. But some officials are questioning the distribution of that aid. “We thought […]

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Village of Granville approves budget

By Derek Liebig The Village of Granville ratified its 2015-16 budget Monday evening. The $1.35 million budget increases the tax levy nearly 3 percent, from $1,015,924 to $1,046,114. The resulting increase in taxes is projected to be 3.55 percent and the tax rate is expected to increase from $9.71 per $1,000 of assessed valuation to […]

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Softball drops opener

The Granville girls softball team began its season last week with a non-league loss to Fort Ann. The Cardinals defeated Granville 10-1 in a game played at the Adirondack Sports Complex. Molly Bailey held Granville to two hits and struck out nine in the game. She also scored four runs and stole four bases. Gabby […]

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Granville tennis focused on fundamentals

Tennis Team

“My philosophy is to coach the fundamentals and get the kids to enjoy the sport. If they have fun and come back, then it’s been a success,” Terry Wheeler, head coach, said. In those respects last season was a success because a number of top players return. Alexis Smith, who was the team’s second seed […]

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Athletic Director has been busy

By Derek Liebig It’s been a busy time for Granville’s new athletic director, Eileen Troy. Troy has spent three-and-a-half weeks on the job finalizing and modifying spring sports schedules, sifting through paperwork and getting acclimated with the school district’s athletic programs. “It’s been very busy, which certainly is to be expected,” Troy said. “There’s been […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22


7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different […]

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Golden Horde teams to grace hall of fame

1930 Football Team

By Derek Liebig A pair of fabled gridiron teams from Granville’s past will be enshrined in the Capital Region Football […]

Eleven petitions out for Whitehall Board of Education

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King A tumultuous school year has prompted a record number of candidates to seek seats on the Whitehall […]

Fans fawn over Mick Foley


By Dan King While his act in the ring may have been barbaric, the mood of Mick Foley’s meet-and-greet in […]

Hope Ludwig to have photo in Hyde Collection

Hope Ludwig Photo

By Derek Liebig An aspiring young photographer from Granville is among a select group of high school students who will […]

Granville tennis opens with win

Granville’s tennis team opened its season Monday afternoon with a win over Whitehall. The Horde swept both doubles matches and […]