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Finalists selected for school leader

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has narrowed to two its search for the school district’s next leader. Thomas McGurl and Peggy O’Shea are the finalists being vetted for the job of superintendent of Granville’s three schools. “The Board of Education is pleased to have narrowed our thorough search to two such […]

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Wells to vote again on school merger

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By Krystle S. Morey After rejecting by just one vote a proposal to establish a new school district by merging with Middletown Springs, Wells school district voters will have a do-over. Citing low turnout and misinformation in the initial vote last month, residents petitioned for and got the OK to vote again, this time on […]

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Lost snowmobiler survives night in Maine woods

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By Krystle S. Morey Josh Bessette is home safe with his family after a scary weekend ride that led to his being stranded in the frigid woods of Maine overnight. Bessette, 24, of Comstock and graduate of Granville High School, was riding with a group of friends in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, when he was separated […]

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Local athletes net 1,000 points

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By Matthew Saari and Keith Harrington In Granville… Almost six years ago, Emily Fuller sank 18 points for Granville in a basketball matchup against Greenwich to achieve the 1,000-point career milestone. Fast forward to Jan. 25, when Emily’s brother, Matthew, hit that same milestone as Granville routed Corinth. Entering the game, Matthew was a mere five […]

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Caruso, Smith to run again; Munger tosses in bid

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville deputy mayor Gordon Smith and trustee Frank Caruso have announced their intent to run for re-election – and, as they have in the last three elections, they’ll do so on the same ticket. The pair’s terms expire March 31, so their long-held trustee seats on the Granville Village Board are […]

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Players’ passion fuel Coaches vs. Cancer games

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By Matthew Saari This year the Fair Haven boys and girls junior varsity and varsity basketball teams will be pairing with the Otter Valley teams to host the annual Coaches vs Cancer games, an event sponsored by the American Cancer Society to raise funds for a cause very dear to many members of the community, […]

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Former Granville mayor accused of ‘peeping’ on boys

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville Mayor Thomas Scott is facing child endangerment charges and harassment after two underage boys he coached on a school track team claimed that Scott touched them inappropriately while massaging them and watched one of them while he was in the shower. One teen who lived with Scott and competed […]

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Railroaders hand Horde first loss of season

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By Keith Harrington The Whitehall boys basketball team may have had a little extra incentive as Granville entered their Adirondack League game with a record of 11-0, and it paid off with a stunning 66-58 victory for the Railroaders. Whitehall coach Keith Redmond has one of the area’s leading scorers in Evan St. Claire who […]

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Public’s input sought in school leader hunt

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has been searching for months for a new leader for the school district and now, as it prepares to consider final candidates, it’s asking for the public’s help. The district has posted on its website, granvillecsd.org, a survey intended to “collect information about what the community […]

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‘Lack of weather’ cancels snow races

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park was set to trade in its mud for snow – but Mother Nature didn’t want to cooperate. Next weekend the park planned to welcome snowmobilers to test their sleds on its off-road playground, which is usually intended for Jeeps and four-wheelers. Snowmobile races, scheduled for Feb. […]

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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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