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Little League coin drop, clean-up Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Members of the Granville Little League will take to the streets this weekend to raise money for the sports organization. Players, coaches and parents will go door-to-door in the village Saturday, collecting donations. Others will be positioned at various drop sites on Main and Quaker streets, and at the intersection of […]

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Local schools see state aid increases

budget, state aid

By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari New York State increased education aid for the next fiscal year by $1.1 billion, and local school districts are pleased with the news. Statewide education funding, $25.8 billion, makes up nearly 16 percent of the state’s total budget. Gov. Cuomo struck a deal with legislators earlier this month […]

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St. Mary’s dedication of altar April 27

st. mary's

By Krystle S. Morey Following the recent completion of a years-long renovation, St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church is finally ready to unveil itself. New exterior and interior paint, new slate shingle roof and refurbished pews and floors are just a few of the upgrades the church will show off at a dedication and confirmation ceremony […]

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Area towns, villages plan clean-up events

veterans memorial park

By Krystle S. Morey, Keith Harrington, Matthew Saari Clean up. Clean up. Everybody do your share. Area communities will take advantage of the warm weather and get out to do some spring cleaning. Granville (April 22 at 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park) This Saturday, Earth Day, community members and organizations will come together to help […]

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Five seek seats on Granville school board

A desk has been set up at the front of the Elementary School for security and tax processing. All visitors must check in at the front desk or office when entering either the high school or elementary school.
This new procedure is designed to improve security at the facilities.

By Krystle S. Morey Put down your pencils. The petitions for seats on the Granville Board of Education are in. Five candidates are vying for three soon-to-be open seats on the board: Kim O’Leary-Cartmell, Susan Perry, Philip Berke, Suzanne McEachron and J. Murray McHugh. The five successfully collected the 25 required signatures on their petitions […]

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Mud-boggers’ crowd down, fewer issues

mudboggers

By Krystle S. Morey Hundreds of people traveled to the Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park’s annual Spring Fling last weekend to enjoy fun in the sun – and the mud – but event organizer Ralph Jameson said the crowd was significantly lower than it would have been had overnight camping been allowed. Jameson, the park […]

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Troy’s contract as school AD extended

Eileen Troy

By Krystle S. Morey Eileen Troy’s responsibilities as athletic director at Granville High School have been extended. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve the school and community of Granville,” Troy said following her appointment. “We have had some great successes this year and we want to continue and build upon that success.” […]

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Big acts on tap for summer concerts

Magill Mombo

By Krystle S. Morey There’s a stacked line-up on tap for the Village of Granville’s 2017 Summer Concert Series. Attendees traveling to Veterans Memorial Park this season can expect performances from every music genre from classic country to big band and R&B to oldies from the 60’s and 70’s. The New York Players take the […]

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Whitehall-Granville rivalry renewed

Football Rivalry

By Matthew Saari In its heyday, the annual Granville-Whitehall football game was one of the most notable in the entire region. But in recent years the teams have played infrequently and the fabled rivalry has faded to the point of becoming simply a footnote in the pages of local history. Now that Granville has dropped […]

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Village overrides tax cap, state ‘choke-hold’ decried

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By Krystle S. Morey Expressing concern that the state is slowly consolidating villages into their surrounding towns by imposing a 1.15 percent limit on local budgets, the Granville Village Board voted unanimously to override the state tax cap and accept a $1.5 million budget for the coming fiscal year. “We’ve been rubbing nickels and pennies […]

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518 Wheels – 06/19/17

Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

John Diekel

By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

Philip A. Berke

By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

Northshire Freepress – 06/16/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 06/16/17

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North Country Freepress – 06/16/17

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Weekender – 06/16/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 06/16/17

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518 Wheels – 06/12/17

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