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Scotties’ to expand


By Krystle S. Morey Almost four years after a fire destroyed two buildings on Granville’s Main Street, the properties will soon see new life. The owners of the newly-reopened Scotties’, Mark and Edie Pickard, have purchased one of the two vacant lots that have sat as piles of rubble behind a wooden fence. They plan […]

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Apple pickin’ season nearly done


By Krystle S. Morey The 111th season of U-pick apples at Hicks Orchard is coming to a close. Because much of the apple crop across the state, including Hicks’, was damaged by a late frost, the local season was cut short. The April frost caused Hicks to cut its U-Pick schedule back to just weekend […]

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GES principal resigns, interim hired

A desk has been set up at the front of the Elementary School for security and tax processing. All visitors must check in at the front desk or office when entering either the high school or elementary school.
This new procedure is designed to improve security at the facilities.

By Krystle S. Morey Granville Elementary School will have a new leader next week. Stacey Roberts, who has been principal since July 2015, resigned on Sept. 22. Roberts is leaving Granville to take an administrative position in the Ballston Spa Central School District as coordinator of elementary curriculum and instruction, a district-wide position working with […]

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Clown sightings inspire local film


By Krystle S. Morey At a time when clown-sightings are instilling fear across the nation, a Granville filmmaker has found a way to capitalize on what he calls a “clown epidemic.” Cameron Gallagher released a short film last week, spinning off of the recent clown hysteria. “When I first heard about the clown sightings, I […]

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Man remains in critical condition after accident


By Krystle S. Morey Officials say the Granville man who was hit by a car on Quaker Street last week is at fault for the accident. Robert W. Sheehy, 74, was driving his motorized scooter across the road near Cumberland Farms when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. “He had no authority to cross […]

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Exchange student enjoying Granville


By Krystle S. Morey Marianna Pittnerova said she is enjoying the “laid back” lifestyle in Granville. Here to finish high school, Pittnerova, 17, is from Bratislava, Slovakia, a city of about 415,000 people. Granville has about 2,500. “It’s a little different,” she said. “…more relaxing and calm, but that is why I am here: to […]

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October First Friday: Zombie walk, Halloween party

zombie walk

By Krystle S. Morey With Halloween just around the corner, Granville’s annual zombie walk and party are set for this Friday. The Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum are teaming up to host their third annual Halloween Monster Mash party and zombie walk. The Halloween festivities occur on Oct. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at […]

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Girls’ soccer nets sole lights week win


By Krystle S. Morey Members of the crowd were on the edge of their seats last Thursday as Granville’s girls’ soccer team battled Whitehall under the lights. The teams were neck-in-neck for the full 90-minutes, driving the game into overtime. The Horde’s strong offense overpowered the Railroaders. Granville’s Alexis Smith scored with just 4:30 left […]

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Trek for Hope 5K race Sunday


The sixth annual Trek for Hope 5K walk/run is slated for Sunday, Oct. 9. Coming at the height of fall foliage season, the run takes participants through village streets, a Rail Trail, and over a covered footbridge for an enjoyable autumn experience. “There are many different types of terrain,” said Haynes House spokesperson Linda Ellingsworth. […]

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Probe supports Torres’ firing


By Krystle S. Morey An investigation by the Granville Central School District that led to the firing of varsity football coach Mario Torres offers myriad reasons for his mid-season ouster. Torres maintained that he had “no obligation” to notify school administrators after he learned that police had found three of his players smoking marijuana on […]

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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

School board appoints alum to vacant seat

Elementary School Memorial Day

By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term […]

Whitehall brings back holiday festivities


By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little […]

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