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Dunkin’ Donuts eyes September opening

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By Krystle S. Morey Construction on the Dunkin’ Donuts shop that’s poised to be built on Quaker Street will begin any day now, officials said. Doors will open by the middle of September, said David Shelburne, general manager of Donuts of Rutland, the company that’s building the franchise. The colonial-style building, which will rise on […]

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High speed chase takes place in village

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By Krystle S. Morey An East Nassau man is facing several misdemeanor charges and traffic infractions after he led Granville police on a high-speed chase last week. Police said Hunter Hankle, 17, was clocked traveling 88 mph in a 30 mph zone on Pine Street on May 29. Sgt. Ryan Pedone attempted to stop the […]

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Board of Education tables decision to appoint Torres

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education voted Tuesday to table the appointment of head varsity football coach Mario Torres. “A slate of football coaches were approved, so we can get the season started,” said Superintendent Mark Bessen. Bessen said more work will be done by the athletic director and the principal, who […]

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Granville honors those who served

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By Krystle S. Morey The rain ended and the sky cleared Monday, just in time for the annual Memorial Day Parade. More than 100 veterans, scouts and first responders marched in the parade, while a couple of hundred others watched from the sidewalks, cheering on the marchers as they walked by. “There are a lot […]

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It’s a ‘winn-winn’

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By Krystle S. Morey When Robert and Janet Winn move to the village of Granville this summer, they’ll be able to bring their chickens with them after all. Well, sort of. The Winns’ new Westview Drive home lies in the village, where chickens are not permitted, but it’s pretty close to the town line, where […]

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Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns will have parades and ceremonies to recognize the men and women who have fought and died for American freedom. Whitehall Two celebrations take place in the Birthplace of U.S. Navy. First, at Whitehall Elementary School, […]

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Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern for some local towns, and different towns are taking different approaches to animal control. Whitehall The Whitehall Town Board discussed last Wednesday potentially changing the title of Nancy Quell and Ed Holland from “dog control […]

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Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to be on the Future Farmers of America’s farm business management team. “He gave me this big book to study and I thought it would be super boring, but it was really interesting,” she said. “I […]

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‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners make room for “The Quarry”. The Granville restaurant and bar, which closed earlier this month for renovations, is getting a facelift and a new name. “We’ve opened it all up on the inside,” said owner Dan […]

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Vladyka top vote-getter

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By Krystle S. Morey School district voters rejected two of three incumbents seeking new terms on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday while approving a $26.3 million budget for the coming school year. Audrey Hicks, the current board president, is the sole incumbent who will remain on the Granville Board of Education. Hicks, who received […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

Armstrong won’t leave GOP

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By Dan King Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong is no fan of Donald Trump, but he no longer plans to leave […]

Whitehall to host All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Organizers are hoping it will be the event of the summer. The Whitehall High School All-Class Reunion […]

Pember Library sign vandalized

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By Krystle S. Morey A sign outside the Pember Library and Museum was vandalized this past weekend. Letters were swapped […]

‘Pokemon Go’ app takes village by storm

The Veterans Memorial Park is just one of several Pokestops in the village of Granville where players of the new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile app can go to earn points and gather props to advance in the game.

By Krystle S. Morey Pokemon are running rampant around town – and so are Pokemon hunters. David McFarren, of Whitehall, […]

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Granville school board rescinds Torres appointment

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Granville school officials said Monday night that the school does not have a varsity football coach. […]

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