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Petition aimed at ‘mud boggers’


By Joshua Bassett More than 30 people turned out to discuss the controversial Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park at the Granville Town Board meeting last Thursday. A petition delivered by Jennifer Powell claimed that because of the park, “the surrounding homeowners’ quality of life has been negatively impacted.” The petition, with more than 50 signatures, […]

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Horde sweeps Cougars

The Granville tennis team picked up its sixth win of the season, sweeping North Warren, 7-0, in a home match on May 6. Two Golden Horde players won their bouts by a perfect 10-0 score, as Matt Bixby and Drew McEachron each swept his singles opponent. At No. 1 singles, Alexis Smith lost just one […]

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Granville students go to Trills and Thrills festival

By Joshua Bassett A group of students from Granville High School recently went to Allentown, Pa. for a school trip to Dorney Park as part of the “Trills and Thrills Festival.” The group of over 60 students performed for nine minutes, said Crystal Everdyke, the school’s music teacher performing “The Washington Post,” a march and […]

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Granville town wide yard sale next weekend

By Joshua Bassett Granville’s annual town-wide yard sale is next weekend, May 16, according to Jenine Macura, president of the town’s Chamber of Commerce. Macura said she expects to see lots of vehicles out driving around town on Saturday for the sale and expects there to be beautiful weather for the event. “Every year it […]

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Sectional hopes alive for Horde

By Laura McCusker Like its softball counterpart, the Granville baseball team is hitting its stride late in the season and is still in contention for a trip to the postseason. The Golden Horde kept its sectional hopes alive on Tuesday with a 10-8 win over Stillwater. Granville played a wild game on Monday, beating Tamarac […]

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Granville School Board, budget vote Tuesday

By Derek Liebig Residents of the Granville Central School District will enter the polls Tuesday to determine the future make-up of the Board of Education and the fate of the district’s $26.6 million budget. Polling will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, inside the high school gymnasium. Voters are asked […]

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Rupe takes over as SVM director

By Joshua Bassett Krista Rupe, the new Slate Valley Museum executive director, said that after doing volunteer work at museums in New York City she wanted to get back into the museum world full-time. Rupe spent four years working with the Gilder Lehrman Collection at the New York Historical Society, and she attributes her love […]

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Harold Ford to usher in opening of new eatery


By Derek Liebig One of the area’s most popular musicians will help celebrate the opening of one of the area’s newest businesses. Johnny Cash impersonator Harold Ford will be the headline entertainer at the grand opening of the What’s Cookin? BBQ and Soft Ice Cream Stand at 6 p.m. next Friday, May 22, in Hartford. […]

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Horde softball still alive

By Laura McCusker After Tuesday’s game, the Granville softball team was left in search of at least one more win this season, to give itself a shot at making sectionals. The Golden Horde was looking for its sixth Wasaren League victory on Tuesday, but came up short, dropping a 3-1 decision to Stillwater at Granville […]

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Granville BOE quiet on eve of vote

By Joshua Bassett With four spots up for election and a new budget looming the Granville Board of Education had a quiet and quick meeting Monday evening. The meeting went quickly as the board approved the budget to be voted on this Tuesday. The longest discussion at the meeting was when the board voted on […]

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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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