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Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

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By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the ultimate local music title: winner of the FFA Battle of the Bands. They’ll be competing for the grand prize of $500 in cash. New this year, the $500 prize is open to singers, dancers, bands […]

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Employees receive free turkeys for Thanksgiving


By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics gave away more than 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving this year. All of the company’s employees and retirees get turkeys. There is no cost to the recipients. “We order enough to supply our active employees and retirees, and then we order extra to give to the charities,” said Granville […]

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‘Manpower issue’ prolongs stand-down

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By Krystle S. Morey Even as it undergoes a state audit, the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company is inching closer to being put back in service. A months-long stand-down order hasn’t been lifted, but the company has permission from the village to respond to calls with its rescue truck – provided it can field […]

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Free Thanksgiving meals offered


Communities throughout the area will be coming together in the holiday spirit next week. As the holiday season officially kicks off, doors will be opened for folks to enjoy a free meal, especially for those in need this holiday season. Granville The United Church of Granville will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Fundraising resolves concession stand debt


By Krystle S. Morey Remember those “Go Horde” banners that spread across Granville like wildfire over the summer? The fundraising effort – and the effort to paint the town blue and gold – paid off. Sales of “Go Horde” banners, lawn chairs, T-shirts, chicken barbecue dinners and more raised enough money to pay off a […]

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Suicide loss event in Granville


By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday is Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, a nationally recognized day for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. On this day, those affected by suicide will gather together at several events across the country. The goal of the events is to have those “people affected by suicide […]

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Full schedule for Veterans Day

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By Serena Kovalosky The toughest part of annual Veterans Day ceremonies for Henry Gurney is when he reads off the list of fellow veterans who lost their lives in battle. “The first name on the list is Jim Bailey,” he said with emotion. “He was my classmate in school.” Most of the names are either […]

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Trump wins locally


By Krystle S. Morey Donald Trump won by a landslide in local communities. The next president of the U.S. accumulated 59,029,255 votes nationally, compared with Hillary Clinton’s 59,164,748 votes, and amassed well more than the 270 electoral college votes needed for victory. The margins in local communities clearly indicated he was the preferred candidate. Of […]

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Students predict nation’s president


By Krystle S. Morey and Serena Kovalosky While Americans traveled to the polls Tuesday morning, local students were casting their votes in a mock election at local high schools.. Before the country knew who the next president would be, the students had predicted the outcome – Donald Trump. Just like the national ballots, the students were […]

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Mobile DMV extends schedule


By Krystle S. Morey The state Department of Motor Vehicles has extended its mobile DMV schedule for Granville, Whitehall and other area communities. Instead of ceasing at the end of the year as originally planned, the mobile unit will travel to area communities including Whitehall and Granville through next spring. Julie Hunt, supervisor, said DMV […]

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Comptroller: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not


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 […]

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