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Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington County, which a study ranks in the lower third among all 62 counties in New York. Those are the findings of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings. The rankings, a collaboration between the […]

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Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he will do so with a new source of inspiration. But it won’t be the thrill of victory or personal glory motoring him around the track. Instead, Hoard’s inspiration will come from a desire to help […]

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Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns in Granville. State Police said that Craig Hutchinson, 58, of Mount Vernon, N.H., was operating a sophisticated growing operating out of a home at 150 Conety Road. Police found more than 90 fully mature marijuana […]

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State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district is eyeing a proposed $26.6 million dollar budget that would increase the tax levy by 1.11 percent, but how the district ultimately arrives at those numbers remains unclear. State lawmakers were expected to approve a […]

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Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. Mark N. Bardin Jr., 25, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony. Bardin is accused of possessing and attempting to use a benefits card that belonged to someone else. He was […]

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First Friday welcomes spring

First Friday Moose Crossing

By Derek Liebig The remnants of a long, cold winter may still be holding on but, inside Granville’s museums, spring has arrived. The Slate Valley Museum and the Pember Library and Museum will usher in the season tomorrow night during their monthly First Friday celebrations. “Spring is finally here and winter has been officially banned […]

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Granville man faces multiple felonies

A Granville man is facing multiple felonies after he used another person’s debit card. Judson M. Cody, 30, of Granville, was charged last Tuesday with fourth-degree grand larceny and forgery. On Feb. 21 Cody used a debit card to withdraw $500 from an acquaintance’s account. Police said the woman had asked him to get her […]

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Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over educational philosophy. Jane O’Shea, principal at Granville Elementary School, said in a letter she was not returning next year “due to the vast difference the Board of Education and I now have regarding education philosophy.” […]

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Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean Hyatt and Paul Labas defeated challenger Judith Daigle last Wednesday to earn new four-year terms. Labas received 76 votes and Hyatt 69 votes, while Daigle garnered 34 votes. Only 100 ballots were cast. Mayor Brian […]

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District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week on a three-year contract. Under its terms, the association members would receive salary increases in each of the next three years and there will no longer be a residency requirement. The agreement needs to be […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22

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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

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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

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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 […]