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Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event helps raise funds for the grade school’s extracurricular activities. This year’s Applefest takes place this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fair Haven Park. There will be a farmers’ market, flea market, […]

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WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. After the Skenesborough Rescue Squad announced intentions to not renew the contract with WIC, much was made about finding a new home for the program. Churches and some community organizations rose to the forefront, but […]

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Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, the Horde saw Glens Falls even the score at two games a piece before rallying the win final game and the match 25-17, 25-19, 18-25, 23-25-25-20. Mikaela McGuire had two assists and six digs, Bri […]

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Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her team’s fight versus Tamarac. The Bengals defeated Granville 10-0, but Havens said the girls played hard to the end. “I am disappointed that we were unable to compete with Tamarac, but I am very proud […]

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Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong end of a 3-2 overtime thriller versus Corinth on Monday, but head coach Katie Barber said it felt like a win. “I’m super proud of the way the girls played. It was a huge improvement […]

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Soccer team tallies three goals in loss

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After being held to a single goal in each of its first two games, the boys soccer team finally found some offense in a 9-3 loss to Mechanicville on Monday. Juniors Kyle Suchan, Zach Vanderminden and Jon Halter all scored second half goals for Granville, but couldn’t overcome a first half surge by Mechanicville. “The […]

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Mechanicville runs over Horde

Mechanicville ran by and over Granville last Friday in Mechanicville. The Horde surrendered 385 rushing yards and six touchdowns in a 40-8 loss to Mechanicville. The Red Raiders were dominant in all facets of the game as they compiled 526 yards of offense and held Granville to 107 total yards in the game. Chase Delossantos […]

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Village to discuss traffic changes with school

The Village Board of Trustees plans to meet with officials from Granville Central School after the district requested the village change traffic patterns on two streets to accommodate students who do not ride the bus to school. Superintendent Mark Bessen wrote a letter to the village requesting that Rawson Avenue and South Maple Street be […]

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Town seeks input on comprehensive plan

The town of Granville is seeking input from local landowners as it tries to determine if it should develop a comprehensive plan. The town recently received a $1,500 grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway Organization to fund a survey to assess interest in putting together a plan. The brief survey, which is expected to […]

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Hampton appoints personnel committee

The Hampton Town Council last week appointed a committee to make recommendations for town personnel policies and procedures. The three-person committee will seek to provide clear cut guidelines for town employees and appointed officials. “We want to make sure that someone doesn’t inadvertently do something they shouldn’t,” Hampton Supervisor Dave O’Brien said. Appointed to the […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]