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Navy Chief, ‘ a history buff,’ picks Whitehall to retire

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By Matthew Saari The Birthplace of the U.S. Navy has become a suitable career terminus for one US. Navy Chief. On Saturday, July 15 the Skenesborough Museum hosted the retirement ceremony for Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Brouillard, who decided to finish more than two decades of service at the site where his chosen branch […]

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Book sale celebrates 50 years

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By Krystle S. Morey “They line up before we’re open like it’s Black Friday at Walmart. Then, there’s a mad dash.” That’s how Adelle Seamans, assistant librarian, described the Pawlet Public Library’s annual book sale. Bibliophiles of all ages travel from all over Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire to peruse the library’s collection […]

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Scott refuses plea deal; case heading to trial

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By Krystle S. Morey Tom Scott is headed to trial. The former Granville mayor declined Tuesday to accept a misdemeanor conviction on charges he endangered the welfare of two local teenagers. During a 30-minute proceeding in Putnam Town Court, Scott turned down a plea deal offered by the prosecution that would have precluded a trial. […]

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Scotties’ for sale – again

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By Krystle S. Morey Less than a year after being purchased and reopened, the mainstay of Granville’s Main Street – Scotties’ – is back up for sale. Large yellow “for sale” posters were placed in the windows of the diner and convenience store last Tuesday, to the surprise of many, including employees. The diner is […]

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VFW searching for veteran’s family

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By Krystle S. Morey A Granville veteran organization is attempting to return a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other memorabilia of a deceased veteran to his family. While spring cleaning, members of the Granville VFW Post #1653 found in a drawer at its post several items and news clippings that belonged to Pfc. Norman M. […]

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Village parcel sparks angry debate at board meeting

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By Krystle S. Morey The status of a makeshift access road into the former Mettowee Fields subdivision off of North Street sparked angry debate at a Granville Village Board meeting Monday night. Several residents and a developer demanded answers about the maintenance of a large parcel that many of the subdivision residents cross to reach […]

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Business-scamming ‘candy man’ hits area in broad scheme

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By Krystle S. Morey An alleged scammer claiming to be collecting coins for a children’s cancer charity placed phony donation jars in businesses in Granville and more than 100 businesses in three states, pocketing “more than $100,000 per year, easily,” State Police said, before two Granville business owners tripped him up. Deran Akullian Jr., of […]

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Scott faces choice: Plea deal or trial

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville mayor Tom Scott has been offered a plea bargain on charges of endangering the welfare of two local teens and he must decide whether to accept the deal by July 18 or go to trial. “I wouldn’t be surprised if he reaches out to me before July 18,” said […]

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Granville tries again for state water grant

Workers repair a water line break in the North Granville water district.

By Krystle S. Morey “We hope the third time is a charm.” That’s what Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said at a recent Town Board meeting as the town launched its third attempt at securing a state grant to help upgrade infrastructure in the dilapidated North Granville Water District. The district’s 75-year-old water system has forced […]

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Saint-Gobain officials say global cyber attack missed Granville plant

The Saint-Gobain factory in Granville continues work amid cyber attack.

By Matthew Saari Corporations in countries throughout the world were infected last week by a malicious software known as ransomware, including the French-based manufacturer Saint-Gobain, but the Granville branch was not affected. Called NotPetya, because initially it looks like a ransomware named Petya, the ransomware locks down computers, prohibiting all access. In this instance a […]

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518 Wheels – 10/20/17

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Railroaders roll over Horde, 55-12

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By Matthew Saari An age-old rivalry was revived Friday night when the Whitehall football team traveled to neighboring Granville for […]

Hampton native, wife travel world

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By Matthew Saari When the Whitehall Times last spoke with Hampton native Ethan Atwood, a Whitehall High School graduate, he […]

McEachron ‘made the world a better place’

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By Keith Harrington Before Wednesday night’s game against Warrensburg under the lights, the scoreboard at Granville’s field hockey field was […]

Brooks resigns from fire company

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By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company may have just lost their president. Mayor Phil Smith opened Tuesday’s village […]

Scott trial begins Dec. 19; Defense motions for charge to be thrown out

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By Krystle S. Morey A trial date of Dec. 19 has been set for former Granville mayor Thomas Scott to […]

Weekender – 10/13/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/13/17

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North Country Freepress – 10/13/17

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Northshire Freepress – 10/13/17

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518 Wheels – 10/13/17

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Granville-Whitehall face off Friday night

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By Keith Harrington An event that was once billed as “one of New York’s longest-running high school football rivalries” will […]

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