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Stec: Corruption top issue in Albany

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By Dan King A couple dozen Whitehall residents showed up last Monday for an “informal” discussion with state Assemblyman Dan Stec, who answered questions and discussed issues that he felt would be at the forefront of Albany in the New Year. On corruption, Stec said he has long championed a bill that would strip pensions […]

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Helping people ‘feel loved’

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By Jamie Norton It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And for most of us, including Rev. Jim Peterson, it’s also the busiest. But while most of us are running around shopping for the best deals on pricey and superfluous toys and gadgets for our families, Rev. Peterson is running around shopping for the […]

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Hampton cemetery concerns laid to rest

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton laid to rest last week public concerns about its plans to begin selling burial plots at the Hampton Flats Cemetery for the first time in more than 30 years. The town board held a public forum at its meeting last week, and supervisor Dave O’Brien said that once […]

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Highway budgets benefit from mild winter

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton Skiers and snowboarders may be griping about the lack of snow, but local highway superintendents sure aren’t. It’s now the third week of December and there hasn’t been a dusting of snow, sleet or anything else that would require salt, sand or plows. The lack of bad weather is […]

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Granville officially headed to Adirondack League

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By Jamie Norton It’s official. Granville High School will become a member of the Adirondack League beginning with the next academic year. The Golden Horde, which has competed in the Wasaren League since 1991 in almost all varsity sports, applied to join the Adirondack League earlier this year, citing less travel time for games to […]

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Big game hunting ‘a thrill’

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By Jamie Norton One of the Pember Library and Museum’s most active contributors was the subject of a round-table discussion last week about hunting in Africa. John “Jack” Armstrong, who has contributed 15 artifacts to the Granville museum over the past 19 years, was joined by fellow hunter Dennis Whitney last Wednesday in the library, […]

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What a night!

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By Jamie Norton Granville residents – your Christmas season has officially begun. Last Friday’s tree lighting celebration – after months of planning and weeks of preparation by hundreds of hands – was a smashing success. The weather couldn’t have been better. The decorations spread throughout town and especially at Veterans Park were vibrant. Santa Claus […]

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Gaily decorated museums draw hundreds

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By Jamie Norton Not to be left out of the season-opening celebration were Granville’s two museums – the Slate Valley Museum and the Pember Library and Museum – both of which saw hundreds of people in the holiday spirit waltzing through their doors. A lot of “pre-gaming” was done at the SVM, which opened its […]

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Cause unknown for Route 23 fire

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By Jamie Norton The cause of a fire that burned a Granville barn to the ground last week remains a mystery, but business owner David Gibbs, who ran his “Pallet Master” business out of the structure on county Route 23, said he doesn’t believe it was arson. “Indeterminate cause is what they’ve come up with,” […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

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By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in an early morning countywide drug raid last Wednesday. A series of searches at four houses and a vehicle throughout Washington County were conducted by the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Granville Police, Fort Edward […]

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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

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By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no […]

Weather excited Winterfest fever

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By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. […]

Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

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By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and […]

Slate of student art on display

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By Jamie Norton Students and art teachers from throughout the region converged on the Slate Valley Museum in Granville last […]

Vermont tuition unchanged

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By Jamie Norton With many Act 46 issues still up in the air for Vermont taxpayers, at least one thing […]

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