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Slow down: School zones back in effect

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By Krystle S. Morey and Dan King With area schools back in session, local and state police agencies are reminding drivers to be cautious. “As the school year starts once again, the New York State Police remind motorists to be on the look-out for children boarding buses and walking to and from school,” said State […]

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Apple season to be cut short

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By Krystle S. Morey Apple season is here – but it may not last long. Much of the state’s apple crop was damaged by a late frost in April. Because the trees at Hicks Orchard in Granville had already blossomed when the frost hit, many of the apple trees were damaged. Pam Andrews, manager at […]

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School addresses audit

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville school officials have come up with a financial management plan to address concerns cited in a recent state audit. The plan includes setting aside $500,000 for future capital projects and appropriating nearly $300,000 as a financing source. Both steps were approved by taxpayers in May. The State Comptroller’s Office made […]

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Free concert to benefit troops Sept. 11

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville’s annual Operation Adopt A Soldier Benefit Concert is this Sunday. Local singer-songwriter Phil Hoyt will perform a free concert on Sept. 11 from noon to 3 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street. “Come support a good cause and listen to some good traditional country and military songs,” Hoyt […]

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District close to finishing slate of projects

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By Krystle S. Morey The school is on the cusp of finishing up three major capital projects it began earlier this summer – hopefully before school starts Sept. 6. Parking lots “The parking lots are the biggie,” said Superintendent Mark Bessen. “That’s where the buses, the cars and the parents and everybody has to come.” […]

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Trump, Long win Tea Party poll

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By Dan King It was a good week for the Republican Party at the Washington County Fair. Each election year, the Washington County Tea Party Patriots conduct a straw poll at their booth, asking those who stop by who they plan to vote for. This year’s poll was for both the presidential election and the […]

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Horde kicks off season Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville football is getting ready to kick off its season. The Golden Horde will meet the Hoosic Valley Indians at home this Saturday at 1 p.m. Coach Mario Torres has made his goal of going 1-0 each week this season very clear. “You can’t go 1-0 every week if you don’t […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington County Fair, which began Monday, runs through Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich. The weekend is jam-packed with all sorts of fun for the whole family. Here’s a look at […]

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Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by shopping. The Granville Central School District has teamed up with Price Chopper and the Tools for Schools program. Every time customers shop at any Price Chopper with their AdvantEdge Card and mention their school’s code, […]

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Dirty water plagues users

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By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing facility flushed its system – and this wasn’t the first time. The Orchard Nursing and Rehab Center in North Granville does a routine test of its sprinkler system quarterly, town officials said, and the dirty-water problem […]

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Weekender – 09/30/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 09/30/16

Northshire Freepress – 09/30/16

North Country Freepress – 09/30/16

Lakes Classifieds – 09/30/16

Probe supports Torres’ firing

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By Krystle S. Morey An investigation by the Granville Central School District that led to the firing of varsity football […]

Granville begins superintendent search

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent as the district’s […]

Whitehall Fire Co. seeks new contract

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By Dan King Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is looking for a three-year fire protection contract that would increase its budget […]

Chief eyes expansion of shared police services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey It’s been a year since the Granville and Whitehall police departments have shared […]

Car Show draws hundreds

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By Krystle S. Morey Ward Woodruff remembers Sunday drives as a kid with his father in their family’s ‘67 Dodge […]

Classifieds 09/28/16

Weekender – 09/23/16

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