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East Hebron Church to sing holiday songs on June 30

The congregation of the East Hebron Presbyterian Church patriotic songs at the church’s Fourth of July Community Sing on Monday, June 30. The evening will be led by Debi Craig, a retired music teacher in the Saratoga Springs City School District and resident of Hebron. “America, the Beautiful”, “This Land is Your Land”, “You’re a […]

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Pember Summer reading program begins Saturday

School may be out for summer, but the Pember Library is offering area children an opportunity to get a jump start on the summer reading lists. The library’s “Fizz, Boom, Read” summer reading program will begin this Saturday, June 28, and continue each Saturday for four consecutive weeks. The program is open to all children […]

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35 to graduate from Hartford

The moment students in Hartford have been working toward is finally here, high school graduation. Thirty-five members of the Class of 2014 will receive their high school diploma during commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27 inside the high school gymnasium. Although each student has been given two tickets, the ceremony is open […]

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Pember hosting ice cream social, silent auction

The Pember Library and Museum may have scraped First Friday in July because of the holiday, but the First Saturday of July is shaping up to be a fair consolation. The library and museum will host an Independence Weekend Ice Cream Social and silent auction from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 5. The […]

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Supervisors approve tax exemptions

Some Washington County residents will be getting a break on their property taxes. The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted last Friday to amend tax exemptions for veteran’s, senior citizens and people with disabilities and passed a law that would provide an exemption to Gold Star Parents. All three amendments increase the exemption amount while […]

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Local man denied appeal

A local man’s request to be let out of Saratoga County Jail, pending his appeal of a jail sentence for driving under the influence of drugs during a fatal car crash, was denied last week. Marcus R. Young, 26, was convicted in March of misdemeanor and noncriminal convictions stemming from the deadly accident and was […]

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90 to graduate from GHS

For 90 local students, a journey that began 12 years ago reaches its conclusion tomorrow evening as Granville High School hosts its annual commencement ceremonies. Members of the Class of 2014 will receive their high school diplomas and say their good-byes to a district many of them have attended since they were five years old. […]

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Fireworks to light up area skies

Every holiday has its tradition. Halloween has trick or treating, Easter has egg hunts, Memorial Day has parades and remembrance ceremonies. But the most raucous, and perhaps the most stunning tradition—fireworks—are reserved for Independence Day. Fireworks have become synonymous with the Fourth of July and for many the holiday isn’t complete without seeing the sky […]

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County throws chips behind OTB-proposed casino

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is throwing its chips behind an Off-Track Betting proposed gaming facility. The board voted last Friday to approve a resolution in support of a proposed casino at De Laet’s Landing in Rensselaer. Saratoga Casino and Raceway, in partnership with Churchill Downs, has also proposed building a casino in Rensselaer […]

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GHS names top students

Emily Campbell and Heidi Smith were formally announced as Granville High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian during an awards assembly held last Thursday at the high school. Like many of this year’s top ten students, Campbell and Smith have each demonstrated a distinguished level of intellectual ability and a steady work ethic, but according to one […]

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GCS switching to one-tier bus system

School may be out for summer but the head of transportation for the Granville Central School District has had plenty […]

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

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