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Old rivalry inspires food drive

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By Matthew Saari The age old Granville-Whitehall rivalry is spilling over from the gridiron into the local food pantries. John Hoagland, president of Skene Valley Group, and Deb Brosseau, marketing representative for Manchester Newspapers, have been organizing a friendly competition between the communities of Whitehall and Granville in an effort to stock up the food […]

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Questions raised on linking of rail trail

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By Krystle S. Morey Residents and landowners have offered mixed reactions to a proposed plan to link 33 miles of a recreation trail between New York and Vermont. Questions about “engineering, education and enforcement” were raised at a recent public forum. These issues are the framework for planning, said Paul Cummings of the Chazen Companies, […]

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Irion optimistic after season-ending loss

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By Keith Harrington While addressing his team after a 23-16 crossover game loss to the Corinth Tomahawks Thursday night, there was nothing but optimism for the future of Granville football from head coach John Irion. “I am so excited about what could happen in this off season, and am very excited about what happens now,” […]

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Halloween Happenings

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By Ellen Ricks   Happy Halloween! Hope you have your costumes all picked out and ready to go because there are so many events to attend. Whether you enjoy a little Halloween fun with your family or prefer to be spooky out of your socks, there’s something for everyone.  NEW YORK Argyle Stiles Haunted House […]

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Stewart’s expansion to include gas pumps

Stewart's Shops Quaker Street Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Stewart’s Shops confirmed Monday that fueling stations are part of the company’s plan to expand its Quaker Street store in Granville. “In order to make a project of this magnitude work in the village of Granville and have a successful Stewart’s Shop, we need to be able to add gas back […]

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Hartford presses sports merger plan

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By Keith Harrington The Hartford Board of Education voted last week to seek a merger of its interscholastic sports programs for modified, junior varsity and varsity softball with Fort Edward. The board also passed a resolution seeking a merger for modified, junior varsity and varsity baseball with Fort Edward and Argyle. Pending approval of similar […]

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Drug take back day Oct. 28

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey In an effort to get dangerous prescription medications off the street, police agencies throughout the region will be participating Saturday in the National Drug Take Back, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency. “There is an epidemic of drug abuse,” said Fair Haven police chief Bill Humphries.  The drug […]

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Railroaders roll over Horde, 55-12

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By Matthew Saari An age-old rivalry was revived Friday night when the Whitehall football team traveled to neighboring Granville for a battle on the gridiron. “You always want to give them your best game,” said Whitehall coach Rich Gould. “Usually, records don’t mean anything when you play this game. We emphasized that all week.” The […]

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McEachron ‘made the world a better place’

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By Keith Harrington Before Wednesday night’s game against Warrensburg under the lights, the scoreboard at Granville’s field hockey field was dedicated to the memory of Shelby McEachron, and the Shelby McEachron Memorial Garden was unveiled. With a new sign attached to the bottom of the scoreboard that reads “In Loving Memory of Shelby A. McEachron,” […]

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Scott trial begins Dec. 19; Defense motions for charge to be thrown out

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By Krystle S. Morey A trial date of Dec. 19 has been set for former Granville mayor Thomas Scott to answer to a pair of child endangerment charges and a harassment charge, relating to alleged ‘inappropriate’ incidents with two underage boys. Now, summons will be sent out to Washington County residents to form a jury. […]

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Weekender – 12/15/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/15/17

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Northshire Freepress – 12/15/17

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North Country Freepress – 12/15/17

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518 Wheels – 12/14/17

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Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers […]

Village seeks funds for Flat Iron demo

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall village officials are seeking a state grant to fund the demolition of the notorious Flat Iron […]

Resident, village battle over sewage spill

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By Matthew Saari Something stinks in the village of Whitehall. For more than two months resident Christina Steves has battled […]

Quarrymen call proposed zoning a business ‘killer’

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  By Krystle S. Morey More than 40 slate quarry owners and industry workers turned out at Poultney’s Select Board […]

Kitten-thrower pleads guilty

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By Krystle S. Morey Justice has been served on behalf of a small orange kitten that was thrown out of […]

Northshire Freepress – 12/08/17

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North Country Freepress – 12/08/17

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