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Hooks back in service

Firefighters discovered an issue with the ladder truck’s hydraulic lines during last week’s training.

By Krystle S. Morey After being unable to respond to calls for seven months, the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company is back in service – and officials are talking about combining the village’s two fire companies into one. But the village is still withholding funding as it awaits a state audit of the Hook […]

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Carolers to bring joy to village


By Krystle S. Morey Nearly 100 carolers will take to the streets of Granville next Thursday to drum up some holiday cheer and entice locals to give them “figgy pudding.” Well, maybe not figgy pudding, but there will be hot cocoa and cookies! They’ll walk a nearly 2.5-mile route around the village on Dec. 15, […]

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Tree lighting event ‘biggest yet’

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

By Krystle S. Morey Some 2,000 people from across the region ventured to Granville last Friday for the village’s annual tree-lighting extravaganza in Veterans Memorial Park. “It was probably the biggest one we’ve ever had,” said Rick Roberts, village clerk. Whether it was the lights, live reindeer, video synchronization, roasting s’mores by the campfire or […]

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‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday


By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. Check. Find good little boys and girls to help light up Granville for the holidays. No problem. Santa’s Helpers All Santa had to do was call upon the teachers at Mary J. Tanner School and […]

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Water issues plague North Granville

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville Water District, the system’s aging infrastructure is once again causing problems for residents, who were ordered on Monday to boil their water. Earlier this week some homes in the district were fed dark brown murky […]

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Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

Van Gelder at Battle of Bands (1)

By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the ultimate local music title: winner of the FFA Battle of the Bands. They’ll be competing for the grand prize of $500 in cash. New this year, the $500 prize is open to singers, dancers, bands […]

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Employees receive free turkeys for Thanksgiving


By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics gave away more than 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving this year. All of the company’s employees and retirees get turkeys. There is no cost to the recipients. “We order enough to supply our active employees and retirees, and then we order extra to give to the charities,” said Granville […]

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‘Manpower issue’ prolongs stand-down

The Hook & L

By Krystle S. Morey Even as it undergoes a state audit, the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company is inching closer to being put back in service. A months-long stand-down order hasn’t been lifted, but the company has permission from the village to respond to calls with its rescue truck – provided it can field […]

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Free Thanksgiving meals offered


Communities throughout the area will be coming together in the holiday spirit next week. As the holiday season officially kicks off, doors will be opened for folks to enjoy a free meal, especially for those in need this holiday season. Granville The United Church of Granville will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Fundraising resolves concession stand debt


By Krystle S. Morey Remember those “Go Horde” banners that spread across Granville like wildfire over the summer? The fundraising effort – and the effort to paint the town blue and gold – paid off. Sales of “Go Horde” banners, lawn chairs, T-shirts, chicken barbecue dinners and more raised enough money to pay off a […]

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