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Robots in action on First Friday

VEX Robotics

By Derek Liebig The ingenuity of the community’s youth will be on display tomorrow night during the Pember Library and Museum’s First Friday celebration. “For the second year in a row, the Granville High School Vex Robotics Team is scheduled to have their robots take over the floors of the Pember for a live demonstration,” […]

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Under repair, historic church faces new uses

Larry (1)

Larry Carman thought he was buying a vacation home. Instead, he ended up with the oldest church in Washington County. The Middle Granville resident, a Manchester Newspapers’ employee, attended Washington County’s tax auction last June intending to purchase a second home on Cossayuna Lake for he and his wife, Linda. By the time he arrived, […]

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Tree pruning at Merck Forest

Merck Forest and Farmland Center will host an apple tree pruning workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop, held both inside and at Merck’s apple orchard, will be led by Rico Balzano of Wells, Vt, owner of Little Lake Orchard and Agronomy Outreach Professional at UVM. Participants will learn about […]

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Golden Age of Radio in Hudson Falls

The Hudson River Shakespeare Company invites everyone to travel back in time to the golden age of radio with their new production “…On Most of These Same Stations” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 in McManus Hall, next to St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls. The show will be repeated […]

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Take part in an Irish Ceili

All are welcome to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish dance at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at an Irish Ceili in the Cambridge Central School auditorium. The event is presented by the Hubbard Hall Irish Dancers. A ceili is like an Irish square dance, where dances are taught and anyone can participate […]

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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the Pember Library and Museum has made what officials call “steady and stable progress” toward recovery. During the past 12 months, the board has acted to stabilize its finances, completed some infrastructural improvements, expanded programming and […]

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Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville High School. The school will host a Spirit Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at the school. “We’re trying to bolster school spirit and build that school-community connection,” Principal Camille Harrelson […]

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Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last week to take $15,000 from its appropriated fund balance and redirect it into a capital reserve fund for the purpose of replacing equipment. Although the transfer received the unanimous support of the board, it did […]

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Granville indoor track does well at Sectionals

Indoor Track

After a fourth place finish at the Wasaren League Championships, the Granville girls indoor track team did one better at the Section II, Division IV Championships. The girls finished third out of 12 teams with 68 points, ahead of both Mechanicville and Stillwater, which finished ahead of Granville at the league championships. Fonda-Fultonville and Greenwich […]

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Granville FFA salute

FFA Winners

By Linda Ellingsworth First organized in 1928 with a goal to stop the trend of young boys leaving the family farm, FFA, originally Future Farmers of America, has grown into a national organization of 610,240 individual FFA members and 7,665 local chapters in all 50 states. It is the largest student organization in the world. […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]