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River work to begin next month

Nearly three years since Hurricane Irene devastated the area, the process of repairing the Mettawee River in Granville is expected to get underway next month. Village officials expect the revitalization of the river bottom near the Slate Valley Museum to begin in August and be complete later this fall. The village received two bids for […]

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County changes polling location

The planned closure of the North Granville Firefighter Hall and a shortage of personnel has forced Washington County officials to change the polling location for registered voters in this November’s general election. The Washington County Board of Elections will consolidate the polling location for Districts 4 and 5. Citizens who had previously cast their votes […]

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Business fulfills life long dream

Tonya Bowen has always dreamed of owning her own business and that dream recently became a realty with the opening of American Pizza Pie at 24 West Main Street. “I always wanted to have a business of my own and one day my husband came home and said ‘do you want to give it a […]

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Hartford codifies laws

If you ever had questions about Town of Hartford laws, it just became a lot easier to find the answer. The town board approved a resolution last week to codify all of the town’s laws online. Every law, from those pertaining to building code to Bingo and games of chance can be viewed on General […]

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Sharon Ruth Moyer, 75

Sharon Ruth Moyer, age 75 , passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Glens Falls Hospital. Sharon was born on July 2, 1939 in Granville, New York the daughter of Kenneth and J.Kathryn (Williams) Moyer. Sharon was a graduate of Granville High School. She met and married the love of her life, Arthur […]

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew C. Kelly passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Matt was born on October 7, 1990 in Cambridge, NY the son of Michael O’Brien and Cynthia (Kelly) Whittier. Matt was a 2009 graduate of Granville High School. During and immediately following high school Matt served in the Granville Rescue Squad and fire departments. Upon […]

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Roger Juckett

Roger C Juckett Granville, NY – Roger C. Juckett passed away on July 11, 2014 at the DVA Hospital in Albany, NY following a long illness. Roger was born in Granville, NY on September 25, 1933 the son of the late Clark and Dorothy (Parker) Juckett. Roger attended Granville High School and played in the […]

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Gina Bedore

Gina Bedore, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at her residence. Gina was born on Nov. 2, 1929 in Granville, the daughter of Victor and Jeanette Mancini. She was retired after many years of service to Verizon in Glens Falls. She was a member of the Bell Telephone Pioneers. Gina loved gardening. She enjoyed […]

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Pember to host book sale July 11 and 12

The books are piled high, the plants have been potted and the snacks have been baked as the Friends of the Pember Library and the Slate Valley Garden Club prepare to host the annual “Books, Buns and Bouquets” sale this Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The annual book sale, which has been known […]

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Fireworks to launch July 10

If you didn’t get your fill of fireworks last weekend, this evening could be your final chance. The Village of Granville will host its fireworks display tonight following the Harold Ford and the Cash Band performance. Last week’s performance had to be canceled in light of a forecast that was predicting, and later delivered, strong […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]