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Donations sought for fire victims

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By Dan King An electrical fire destroyed a Hampton mobile home Saturday afternoon, killing a dog. Friends and family of homeowner Pete Spaulding are seeking donations to help. “Unfortunately, on Jan. 2, 2016, my father lost everything he owned in a horrible mobile home fire,” said Spaulding’s daughter, Heather Spaudling-Gale. She said her father was […]

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Granville winter weather tips

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By Jamie Norton We haven’t had a whole lot of snow just yet – really just a blanket last Tuesday and a dusting this past Monday. But now that the white stuff has finally made an appearance, there are several things residents should remember this winter. Parking ban Village clerk Rick Roberts wants to remind […]

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Granville’s top stories from 2015

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As we look back on the big stories of 2015 in Granville, many of them are about what’s to come. When is Scotties’ going to re-open? How will Granville do in the Adirondack League? What’s going to happen to the Hook and Ladder Co.? How will it work having one police chief split between two […]

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DWI convictions carry steep consequences

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By Linda Ellingsworth Tis the season for good cheer, and many people will be out celebrating this week to bring in the New Year. With the party atmosphere that New Year’s Eve brings, it’s tempting to over-indulge in adult beverages. That’s not a problem, unless afterward you get behind the wheel to drive yourself or […]

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Police out in full force for New Year’s

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By Dan King It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but if you’re not careful, it can quickly turn into the most tragic. The State Department of Motor Vehicles says there were 7,849 alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents in New York in 2014 and 292 people were killed. Nationwide, there is a drunk-driving fatality […]

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Pattie’s Patch wins small business award

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By Dan King Pattie’s Patch on Route 4 in Hampton is the county’s small business of the year. The business sells farm-fresh produce as well as baked goods, pies and pastries, and the award – given annually by the Washington County Local Development Corp. and Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce – is an honor that […]

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Stec: Corruption top issue in Albany

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By Dan King A couple dozen Whitehall residents showed up last Monday for an “informal” discussion with state Assemblyman Dan Stec, who answered questions and discussed issues that he felt would be at the forefront of Albany in the New Year. On corruption, Stec said he has long championed a bill that would strip pensions […]

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Helping people ‘feel loved’

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By Jamie Norton It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And for most of us, including Rev. Jim Peterson, it’s also the busiest. But while most of us are running around shopping for the best deals on pricey and superfluous toys and gadgets for our families, Rev. Peterson is running around shopping for the […]

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Hampton cemetery concerns laid to rest

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton laid to rest last week public concerns about its plans to begin selling burial plots at the Hampton Flats Cemetery for the first time in more than 30 years. The town board held a public forum at its meeting last week, and supervisor Dave O’Brien said that once […]

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Highway budgets benefit from mild winter

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton Skiers and snowboarders may be griping about the lack of snow, but local highway superintendents sure aren’t. It’s now the third week of December and there hasn’t been a dusting of snow, sleet or anything else that would require salt, sand or plows. The lack of bad weather is […]

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