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Granville eyes gender identity policy

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By Krystle S. Morey Craving more information and clarification on verbiage, the Granville Board of Education has voted to table a proposed policy on gender identity. The policy, “7552 Student Gender Identity,” is aimed at fostering a safe learning environment that is free from discrimination for all students, regardless of how they identify. “We have […]

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Granville wins first, second in oratorical contest

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville took first and second place in this weekend’s American Legion oratorical contest. Kyra Gee, a junior at Granville High School, won over judges with her engaging presentation and historically accurate content, earning first place in the county-level competition. Gee was up first, but the judges didn’t know who she was […]

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Area churches plan Christmas services

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Many churches in and around the Lakes Region will be holding special masses on Christmas Eve, and some on Christmas Day, too. Here’s a look at the local schedule: NEW YORK Cambridge St. Patrick’s Church will hold a Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. A service will also be held Christmas […]

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Irion to lead Horde football program

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By Bern Zovistoski Granville’s beleaguered varsity football program, which has struggled for years, has found a new head coach with the qualities and credentials that could resurrect its heydays under iconic coach Sam Eppolito. In a surprise move, John V. Irion, who for the last two decades has led the Queensbury Spartans in Class A […]

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Grant paves way for rail trail completion

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By Krystle S. Morey A decades-long effort to complete a 30-mile-long recreation trail has taken a giant leap forward. The town of Granville received a grant last week to help fill in the “missing links” of the Delaware and Hudson Rail Trail on the railroad bed that was abandoned in the late 1900s. The trail […]

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Hooks back in service

Firefighters discovered an issue with the ladder truck’s hydraulic lines during last week’s training.

By Krystle S. Morey After being unable to respond to calls for seven months, the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company is back in service – and officials are talking about combining the village’s two fire companies into one. But the village is still withholding funding as it awaits a state audit of the Hook […]

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Carolers to bring joy to village

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly 100 carolers will take to the streets of Granville next Thursday to drum up some holiday cheer and entice locals to give them “figgy pudding.” Well, maybe not figgy pudding, but there will be hot cocoa and cookies! They’ll walk a nearly 2.5-mile route around the village on Dec. 15, […]

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Tree lighting event ‘biggest yet’

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

By Krystle S. Morey Some 2,000 people from across the region ventured to Granville last Friday for the village’s annual tree-lighting extravaganza in Veterans Memorial Park. “It was probably the biggest one we’ve ever had,” said Rick Roberts, village clerk. Whether it was the lights, live reindeer, video synchronization, roasting s’mores by the campfire or […]

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‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday

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By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. Check. Find good little boys and girls to help light up Granville for the holidays. No problem. Santa’s Helpers All Santa had to do was call upon the teachers at Mary J. Tanner School and […]

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Water issues plague North Granville

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville Water District, the system’s aging infrastructure is once again causing problems for residents, who were ordered on Monday to boil their water. Earlier this week some homes in the district were fed dark brown murky […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/28/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 04/28/17

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Northshire Freepress – 04/28/17

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Weekender – 04/28/17

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518 Wheels – 04/27/17

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Comptroller: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Granville is the second-most fiscally stressed village in the state, and trending to […]

School budget, board votes May 16

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By Krystle S. Morey   The Granville Board of Education is proposing a $26.7 million budget for the next school […]

Haff decries ‘civil forfeiture’

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By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of supervisors voted Friday to give $64,611 in forfeited funds from legal cases […]

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 […]

Local schools see state aid increases

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari New York State increased education aid for the next fiscal year by $1.1 […]

North Country Freepress – 04/21/17

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