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Halloween events on tap around the region

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As the days get shorter, there’s a spine-tingling chill in the air. Everywhere you look, there’s a questionable-looking character. Halloween is almost here. There is certainly no shortage of paranormal activities this time of year, and if you have a taste for the creepy, the ghastly, the spooky, the superheroic or even the silly, there […]

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LaFlamme’s to close Granville store

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By Krystle S. Morey After nearly 15 years in Granville, LaFlamme’s will close its doors. “It’s sad, but kind of bittersweet,” said owner Christopher LaFlamme. He said the decision to close the store comes from a national trend facing a lot of retailers. “The small store model in a small community doesn’t work anymore,” he […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts to open Nov. 3

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By Krystle S. Morey Coolatas, fresh-baked bagels and croissants, donuts, breakfast sandwiches and more will be available on Quaker Street when the new Dunkin’ Donuts opens for business on Nov. 3. The business is expected to be one of Granville’s busiest. It will feature a drive-thru, pre-ordering and a 19-seat lobby with free Wi-Fi. Now, […]

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Local tracker helps hunters find ‘lost’ game

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By. Krystle S. Morey It’s tough work trudging through the woods, climbing over rocks and navigating swamps – try doing it while chasing a dog who’s sprinting to the end of his 30-foot leash, following a trail that you can’t see. This is a daily workout for Tim Nichols and his Bavarian Mountain Bloodhounds, Bruno […]

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Rivalry resurrected: Whitehall-Granville crossover game Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville-Whitehall crossover game is a go! A once-prominent football rivalry between the Golden Horde and the Railroaders is set to resume Saturday after a 10-year hiatus. The Oct. 22 game will be played on Whitehall’s Ambrose Gilligan Field at 2 p.m. Section II held a coin toss at its football […]

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Scotties’ to expand

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By Krystle S. Morey Almost four years after a fire destroyed two buildings on Granville’s Main Street, the properties will soon see new life. The owners of the newly-reopened Scotties’, Mark and Edie Pickard, have purchased one of the two vacant lots that have sat as piles of rubble behind a wooden fence. They plan […]

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Apple pickin’ season nearly done

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By Krystle S. Morey The 111th season of U-pick apples at Hicks Orchard is coming to a close. Because much of the apple crop across the state, including Hicks’, was damaged by a late frost, the local season was cut short. The April frost caused Hicks to cut its U-Pick schedule back to just weekend […]

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GES principal resigns, interim hired

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 Granville Elementary School will have a new leader next week. Stacey Roberts, who has been principal since July 2015, resigned on Sept. 22. Roberts is leaving Granville to take an administrative position in the Ballston Spa Central School District as coordinator of elementary curriculum and instruction, a district-wide position working with […]

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Clown sightings inspire local film

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By Krystle S. Morey At a time when clown-sightings are instilling fear across the nation, a Granville filmmaker has found a way to capitalize on what he calls a “clown epidemic.” Cameron Gallagher released a short film last week, spinning off of the recent clown hysteria. “When I first heard about the clown sightings, I […]

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Man remains in critical condition after accident

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By Krystle S. Morey Officials say the Granville man who was hit by a car on Quaker Street last week is at fault for the accident. Robert W. Sheehy, 74, was driving his motorized scooter across the road near Cumberland Farms when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. “He had no authority to cross […]

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Three years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the […]

Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his […]

Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the […]

Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’

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By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood […]

‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

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By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door […]

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