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Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71

Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71, of Wells, Vt. passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 26, 1943 in Poultney, Vt., the daughter of the late George and Mary (Pollacks) Kasuba. Mrs. Dunbar and her husband, Francis C. […]

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Margaret Mahusky, 64

Margg, as she was known to her friends, passed away June 25, 2014 at the age of 64. She was born May 20, 1950, in Newburgh, N.Y., to Frank and Mary Mahusky. At the age of 10 she and her family relocated to Granville, where in 1968 she graduated from high school. She headed to […]

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Peter Gilbert

Peter Gilbert Granville, NY – Peter Gilbert passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Craneville Place in Dalton, Massachusetts. Peter was born on May 30, 1926 in Granville, New York to Steven and Mary (Hajas) Gilbert at their home on Water Street. He graduated from Granville High School in 1944 where he played football, […]

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Village to impose weight limit on bridge

The village board took the first steps Monday toward limiting traffic on the Church Street Bridge. Officials placed a 10-ton weight limit on the bridge and will prohibit tractor trailers from using the span. The restrictions will be effective beginning on Monday, Aug. 25. Village and county officials have been trying to determine what to […]

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Mother becomes advocate after daughter’s suicide

It had only been a few months since her eldest daughter had taken her life when Jen Hoffman’s sister came to her with an idea. “My sister came across this flyer last year for a walk to raise money for suicide awareness and she wondered if we wanted to put together a team,” Hoffman. “I […]

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Hartford townwide sale this weekend

From tag sales to flowers and history to food, there will be a little something of everything this weekend during Hartford’s Townwide Garage Sale. On Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10, more than 50 homes throughout the community will display all sorts of items on their lawns for people to purchase. Bonnie Williamson, coordinator […]

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District to conduct “building reorganization” study

Facing an uncertain future, the Granville Central School District will explore how it can deliver educational opportunities in a more cost effective manner. The Board of Education on Monday authorized the district to hire the SES Study Team to conduct a “building reorganization study.” “The bottom line is we can’t stay stagnant. We need to […]

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Backpack Project Saturday at H.S.

An annual charitable endeavor that benefitted more than 300 local students last year will be held this Saturday. The annual Backpack Project, which provides backpacks and school supplies to local children, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Granville High School. This is the eighth year of the home-grown […]

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GCS switching to one-tier bus system

School may be out for summer but the head of transportation for the Granville Central School District has had plenty of homework. John Steves has been trying to hammer out the logistics of changing from a two-tier bus system to a single-tier system. In May, officials proposed eliminating the two-tier bus system and replacing it […]

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Seniors enjoy county picnic

By Dan King Last Friday the horse barn at the Washington County Fairground was decked out in tye-dye, as seniors from all over the county made their way to Greenwich for the annual Washington County Senior Picnic. There were 270 people in attendance for this year’s picnic and they had the opportunity to enjoy games, […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]