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Granville basketball team peaking


The Granville boys basketball team is peaking just in time for Sectional play. The boys defeated Stillwater 60-55 on Monday night to pick up its second win in three games. Granville made 9 of 14 free throws in the final quarter and played spirited defense to hold for its fourth Wasaren League win of the […]

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Girls downed by Hoosick Falls

The final score wasn’t close, but Granville’s offense played well in a loss to Wasaren League frontrunner, Hoosick Falls on Friday night. Granville nearly reached 40 points in a 68-38 loss to Hoosick Falls, which has yet to lose a league game this season. The 38 points put up by Granville was 9 points more […]

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Granville looks to students for participation fix


By Derek Liebig Acting on what students have told them, including “some very poignant things,” Granville Central School officials say they are mulling ways to fix the district’s athletic programs, which are suffering from low student participation. Eric Scribner, president of the Board of Education, said he has asked board members to brainstorm possible strategies […]

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Daigle to run for village trustee

Next month’s village election in Granville will be contested after all. Judith Daigle submitted an independent nomination petition and will seek a spot on the village board of trustees. Daigle was the only candidate to submit a petition by the deadline last Tuesday . At stake on this year’s ballot are four-year terms for the […]

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Where are they now? Bill Barker, Class of 1991

William Barker

By Michael Emond “I left Granville in 1991 and moved to Windsor, Vt., unplanned and unexpectedly (as was everything I did then)” Bill Barker said in a recent email. “I met a friend I hadn’t seen in some time. He lived there, and said there were ample work opportunities and I could live with him […]

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Greg Bennett: Back in saddle

Greg Bennett Steer wrestling

By Derek Liebig Greg Bennett is back in the saddle again – big time. A physical education teacher at Mary J. Tanner Elementary School, Bennett capped his return to the professional rodeo circuit by winning the steer-wrestling event at the RAM First Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo earlier this month in Pennsylvania. With that he qualified […]

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Boys earn second league win

The Granville boys basketball team picked up its second Wasaren League victory of the season Friday night, defeating the Cambridge Indians 65-47. Granville received strong contributions from its starting five, who combined to score 63 of the team’s 65 points. Matt Fuller scored a team-high 18 points and was one of three players to reach […]

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Granville bowling team finishes season

Granville’s bowling team wrapped its season last Friday with a 25th place finish at the Section II, Class C Bowling Tournament, held in Schenectady. The Golden Horde scored 4,188 to finished ahead of four teams in the 29-team tournament. Fort Edward finished with a total pinfall of 5,778 to win the tournament while Hoosick Falls […]

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Couple enjoys 56 years together

The Harringtons-Valentines Day

By Derek Liebig Karen Harrington remembers the party that changed her life. She had invited several friends to her family’s Hartford home, but it was the striking young airman, Armand Harrington, who captured her attention and her heart. At the time, neither had any idea that the chance encounter would be the beginning of a […]

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Granville wrestlers advance

A pair of Granville wrestlers will compete this weekend for a chance to advance to the New York State Championships later this month in Albany. Bailey Daigle and Jody Hermance finished within the top four of their weight class at the Section II, Class C tournament Saturday at Coxsackie Athens High School to advance to […]

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Classifieds 03/04/14

Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

Snowmobile club 1

By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For […]

Granville MMA fighter to be featured on CNN

Prieur in ring

By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who has spent two-and-a-half years training in mixed martial arts will have her story […]

Students, faculty join to boost school spirit


By Derek Liebig Granville Central School pride was alive and well, at least for one night, as students, faculty and […]

Boy Scout Troop 83 Moving Forward

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By Dan King Boy Scout Troop 83 in Whitehall is in a transition, but new scoutmaster Jason Ashline says he’s […]

Whitehall golf second in state for GPA

Whitehall Soccer

The fall 2014 season was great for Whitehall athletes on the course and field, and it continues in the classroom. […]

WHS to host musical Friday and Saturday


Students at Whitehall High School will be performing a musical this weekend. March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each […]

Teacup auction

The Wells United Methodist Church will host a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, March 13, at the Modern Woodman Hall […]

Solomon Northup reenactor in Salem

The Salem Courthouse Community Center, 25 East Broadway, continues its March Civil War series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March […]

Village of Granville taxes to increase

By Derek Liebig A decrease in revenues will lead to a tax increase for village residents. The Granville Village Board […]

Ice fishing clinic at Carter’s Pond

Families who wish to learn the sport of ice fishing are welcome to attend a free ice fishing clinic taking […]

Granville man arrested for heroin

A Granville man is facing drug charges after he was found in possession of heroin and marijuana. Brian L. James, […]