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Welcome Maple Weekend

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By Jamie Norton New York’s maple season officially kicked off last week, and it did not go unnoticed here by the local and state big wigs. Grottoli’s Maple in Middle Granville was the site of the ceremonial tree-tapping that signified the opening of the sweetest time of the year. It was the tip-off for the […]

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Five decades fighting fires

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By Jamie Norton Being a firefighter isn’t for everybody. The hours can be long and tough, the job itself is difficult and often dangerous, and it can be hard to get a good night’s sleep, either from the hours you have to work or the things you have to see. It takes a special and […]

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Haff extols hemp products


By Dan King Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff may have just established his own mini-holiday. With a little help from Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks and Argyle Supervisor Bob Henke, Haff held his own “hemp appreciation day” at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting last Friday. Hicks purchased a bottle of flavored hemp water as a […]

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Drug forum set for Wednesday


By Jamie Norton It’s time to talk about it. The spread of heroin through not only the Granville area but from Rutland, Vt., and all the way to Hudson Falls and beyond has caught Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan’s attention. It was no secret to him that the highly addictive drug was spreading through […]

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Popular musical duo to perform Saturday

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By Jamie Norton Take 2 is back in Granville this weekend. The popular musical duo of identical twins Adrian and Julian Woodrow has been a mainstay at Granville High School’s Battle of the Bands for a few years now, even winning the grand prize in 2014. In between, all they do is tour the country […]

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Parents still seeking answers in son’s disappearance

Schaff parents

By Jamie Norton Jonathan Schaff’s parents want answers. It’s been two years since their 23-year-old son was last seen walking from a Main Street bar in Granville toward the Vermont border, and John and Cheryl Schaff, as well as Jonathan’s biological mother, May Winchell, want to reinvigorate the search efforts using a private investigator. They […]

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School spirit a winner


By Jamie Norton The Golden Horde spirit has never been more alive. The second annual Spirit Night at Granville High School was a huge hit last month, as kids from grades 7 through 12 competed on two gigantic teams against each other for school pride and bragging rights. The Blue team ultimately took home the […]

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That’s entertainment!

Skeeter and Nancy Morse 50s doo-wop

By Jamie Norton Don’t ever say there’s nothing to do in Granville. Want to see the Easter Bunny? How about go to a good ol’ country show? Want to check out a throwback dance and groove to the tunes of Elvis or Buddy Holly, or moonwalk to Michael Jackson and dance to “Like A Virgin? […]

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Danger zone?


By Jamie Norton The Cumberland Farms store parking lot has been under scrutiny for years now because of safety concerns, and officials are concerned that a Dunkin Donuts shop being built nearby could make matters worse. The busy location on Quaker Street is one of the few places in the village to get soda, coffee, […]

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Granville could face fiscal stress, not the case in Whitehall


By Dan King Granville is knocking on the door of fiscal stress, according to state data. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released village fiscal stress scores last week, and although the village of Granville is not currently fiscally stressed, the comptroller predicted that by fiscal year 2016 – beginning in June – the village of Granville […]

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Classifieds 06/29/16

Search for missing Granville man continues

Police agencies in both New York and Vermont have recently ramped up efforts in the search for Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who went missing in January 2014. Their investigation includes scuba diving in local quarries and questioning more than 30 witnesses. Police are looking into all tips in an effort to solve the case that started nearly 3 years ago.

By Krystle S. Morey Vermont State Police have been busy questioning potential witnesses in a local missing person case. Jonathan […]

Local bus garages fare well in state inspection


By Dan King Local school districts are among the state’s best in keeping their buses up and running. The state […]

Whitehall graduates 46


By Dan King “The easy part of our lives is over.” That was the message from Whitehall High School’s salutatorian […]

Fireworks for sale, for a good cause


By Krystle S. Morey Granvillians can start summer off with a bang now that fireworks are for sale in the […]

Class of 2016 grads bid Granville farewell

Jonathan Fisher

  By Krystle S. Morey Jonathan Fisher has always lived a life of service and helping others. Fisher walked across […]

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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

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