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Little League plans lights

Granville Lions Club president Lee Comar presents a check for $15,000 to Robert Vanderminden Sr.; Kathy Juckett; and Denise Davies of the Granville Little League. 

By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Little League is planning to install lighting on its playing fields off Glen Street, a years-long goal spurred by a $15,000 donation from the Granville Lions Club. “It’s been a dream of Little League’s for years to light the facility,” said board member Kathy Juckett. “The kids get a […]

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Hicks: School board acted ‘as soon as possible’

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By Krystle S. Morey Even though it took two weeks, the Granville Board of Education acted as quickly as it could when it came to reporting the tie in the recent school board election, board president Audrey Hicks said Monday. The initial results showed that J. Murray McHugh had won the third seat on the […]

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County auction a threat to village parcel

Properties that were part of the former Mettowee Fields LLC subdivision were auctioned off at a Washington County tax sale June 10, 2017.

By Krystle S. Morey As several properties are set to go up on the Washington County auction block this weekend, Granville village officials are looking to retain access to one. The Mettowee Fields subdivision, a 50-lot subdivision located off North Street in Granville, is set for auction this Saturday – unless the county accepts the […]

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Granville school seeks to boost participation


By Krystle S. Morey School officials in Granville are looking for ways to boost students’ participation in sports and other extracurricular activities. The Board of Education floated the idea at a recent meeting to establish a committee dedicated to monitoring and boosting participation rates. “That would be something that could be presented at every board […]

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Granville school board vote miscounted, runoff election set

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education announced Tuesday that school officials miscounted the votes in the May 16 election of three school board members. A tie vote between two candidates will require a special run-off election – June 20 – for the third seat on the board. The results of the original […]

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After growing church, pastor Flower to retire


By Suzannah  Van Gelder Each Sunday, Geoffrey Gee retires from his spot at the piano bench to the pews to better hear Bob Flower’s sermon at the end of the service. From that seat in the pews, Gee says, the light from the wall sconce of the South Granville Congregational Church forms a halo behind […]

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Rail Trail 5K race is Saturday


The eighth annual running of the Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K is this Saturday, June 3. A week before the starting gun was set to go off, 80 athletes had preregistered and more will likely sign up the day of the race, said Kerri Thomas, race founder and organizer. Last year, 124 runners competed, […]

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Whitney’s Hunting Supply expands to larger space


Nearly a year after purchasing the Granville property, Whitney’s Hunting Supply has moved into the former Forum on East Potter Avenue. The Whitney family has transformed the site – once Forms Health and Fitness Club, later the Forum Restaurant-Bar & Grill – into a sportsman’s paradise. Inside the doors of Whitney’s new shop, customers see […]

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Memorial Day parades, ceremonies on tap

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By Krystle S. Morey, Matthew Saari and Donna Frischknecht Memorial Day will be the focus of area communities throughout New York and Vermont this weekend. Towns large and small will have parades, ceremonies and even a commemorative plaque-unveiling to honor the men and women who fought and died in service to the United States of […]

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Granville High School receives national award

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By Krystle S. Morey In recognition of how well it prepares students for college, Granville High School received a “bronze medal” in a recent study by a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of news and information. U.S. News & World Report ranked Granville High School 243rd in New York State, based on its students’ performance on state-required […]

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Fire Company, village resolving their quarrel

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By Matthew Saari The months-long feud between the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and the village of Whitehall may soon come […]

Absentee landlords not abiding by law

Whitehall Mayor Phil Smith

By Matthew Saari Last Aug. 30, the Whitehall Village Board passed a law requiring “absentee” landlords – Individuals who own […]

Quarry still focus in Schaff search

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey The lead investigator in the search for a man who went missing after leaving a Granville […]

Former Mount Carmel Church celebrates 150 years

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

By Krystle S. Morey Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church held its final Mass on April 12, 2009, but its […]

Fall coaches pine for more players


By Krystle S. Morey Student athletes took to their respective fields Monday as the fall sports season began. Practices kicked […]

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RAMPAGE: ‘Bored,’ two men vandalize school

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By Matthew Saari In a fit of boredom, two young men broke into Whitehall High School and caused tens of […]

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