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Vladyka top vote-getter


By Krystle S. Morey School district voters rejected two of three incumbents seeking new terms on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday while approving a $26.3 million budget for the coming school year. Audrey Hicks, the current board president, is the sole incumbent who will remain on the Granville Board of Education. Hicks, who received […]

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Color run in Granville Saturday


By Krystle S. Morey This year’s “My School Color Run” is going to be twice as colorful as last year’s event, organizers said. “This time, there’s a lot more color involved,” said race organizer Sondra Smith. One hundred extra color packets and double the amount of color sprayers will be used, Smith said. The Granville […]

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Bernardo’s reopens Friday


By Krystle S. Morey Bernardo’s will reopen Friday under new management. The restaurant’s new manager, Joe Chapman, said his main focus will be making the quality of both the food and service consistent. All of his plates are going to be the same whenever guests come in, from day to day, week to week, month […]

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Let’s stamp out hunger


  By Krystle S. Morey and Dan King Local letter carriers will set out on their regular routes Saturday, but their loads will be a bit heavier than normal. That’s because cans of soup and boxes of pasta tend to weigh more than letters and postcards. As part of the 24th annual National Association of […]

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Board extends Bessen’s contract

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education voted 5-4 to extend school superintendent Mark Bessen’s contract by one year – moving the expiration date to June 30, 2018. The vote also approved a 3 percent salary increase. In favor of renewing the contract Monday night were board members Eric Scribner, John McDermott, Carrie […]

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It’s garage sale time

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents are cleaning out their garages and pruning their lawns in preparation for this weekend’s town-wide garage sale, an annual event that draws hundreds of bargain hunters to the village. For Shelley Fairbanks, who lives in Middle Granville, it’s difficult to get shoppers to venture to sales outside the village. […]

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North Granville Water Survey vital


By Krystle S. Morey The aging North Granville Water District’s infrastructure is crumbling, and town officials stressed last week that to pay for major repairs residents in the district must cooperate by completing a survey required to seek a grant. Town officials met with more than 40 residents Thursday to discuss the upgrades needed in […]

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No chickens in the village


By Krystle S. Morey No chickens allowed. After more than 20 residents turned out at the Granville Village Board meeting Monday to sound off about housing chickens in the village, the board rejected the idea, 4-1. Trustee Paul Labas cast the sole “yes” vote on an amendment that would have allowed “exotic animals” in the […]

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Girl Scouts visit newsroom


By Krystle S. Morey Nearly half a dozen Girl Scouts visited the Granville Sentinel Thursday. As part of the journey to earning their Bronze Award, the scouts visited the newsroom to learn how the newspaper business works and how news helps to inform members of the community. Troop 3225 from Granville learned everything from pagination […]

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Meet The Candidate Night Video

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Classifieds 06/29/16

Search for missing Granville man continues

Police agencies in both New York and Vermont have recently ramped up efforts in the search for Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who went missing in January 2014. Their investigation includes scuba diving in local quarries and questioning more than 30 witnesses. Police are looking into all tips in an effort to solve the case that started nearly 3 years ago.

By Krystle S. Morey Vermont State Police have been busy questioning potential witnesses in a local missing person case. Jonathan […]

Local bus garages fare well in state inspection


By Dan King Local school districts are among the state’s best in keeping their buses up and running. The state […]

Whitehall graduates 46


By Dan King “The easy part of our lives is over.” That was the message from Whitehall High School’s salutatorian […]

Fireworks for sale, for a good cause


By Krystle S. Morey Granvillians can start summer off with a bang now that fireworks are for sale in the […]

Class of 2016 grads bid Granville farewell

Jonathan Fisher

  By Krystle S. Morey Jonathan Fisher has always lived a life of service and helping others. Fisher walked across […]

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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

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