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Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village elections. Anybody interested in running for village office will need to complete an independent nominating petition. The petition needs to be submitted to Rick Roberts, village clerk, at the village offices by Feb. 10. Petitions […]

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Mayor LaRose to seek reelection

By Derek Liebig Granville Mayor Brian LaRose confirmed last week he will seek a second term in office, saying there are a number of projects he would like to see finished. LaRose outlined an ambitious agenda he hopes to complete if he’s reelected in March, including the completion of the village sidewalk project. The village, […]

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Rotary trivia night this weekend

The community’s brightest minds will compete Saturday to determine who has the greatest knowledge of trivia. The Granville Rotary Club will host its annual trivia contest on Jan. 31 at the Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Company on Quaker Street. The event pits a number of teams against each other and tests knowledge of both […]

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Granville falls just short against Warrensburg


After falling behind, Granville’s wrestling team nearly rallied to defeat Warrensburg. Granville won four of its final five matches, including three by fall, but lost the match 42-39. Granville won six matches by fall. Jody Hermance (220), Austin Reed (285), William Duffy (120), Hank Brill (152), Brad McEachron (170) and Bailey Daigle (182) all pinned […]

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Boys’ rally falls short against Greenwich

The Granville boys basketball team dug itself out of an early hole and nearly rallied to beat Greenwich last Wednesday. After falling behind 17-4 in the first quarter, Granville fought back, cutting Greenwich’s lead to only three points entering the final quarter, but was unable to get any closer as the Witches held on for […]

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Bowling team sweeps Whitehall

Granville’s bowling team swept Whitehall last Tuesday. Two of Granville’s bowlers topped the 500 mark, as Cole McCullen and Ashleigh Loomis rolled a 523 and 516, respectively. The sweep was Granville’s first of the season. On Thursday Granville traveled to Stillwater where it was swept by the Indians. Two Stillwater bowlers topped 500 and two […]

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West Pawlet’s Woodchuck Festival next week

By Linda Ellingsworth For the 12th year, West Pawlet will celebrate its rural heritage with the good-natured annual Woodchuck Festival. This year’s festival, co-sponsored by the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department and the West Pawlet Ladies Auxiliary, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Mettawee Community School, […]

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Horde competitive in loss to Tamarac


Coming off one of its worst losses of the season, the Granville girls basketball team played one of its best games of the season Friday night in a loss to Tamarac. The Horde reached double-digit scoring in three of four quarters and played with a renewed sense of enthusiasm in the 72-47 loss. “I’m very […]

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Adirondack League delays decision


By Derek Liebig Adirondack League officials have postponed a decision on whether to accept Granville’s bid to join the smaller-school league, saying they needed more time and information. “The league determined it needed additional time to further explore its options,” said Andrew Cook, Adirondack League president and Hartford superintendent. “We need to research the idea […]

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Man pleads guilty

A local man who attacked a woman last June pleaded guilty to a felony last week. Joshua J. Crum, 28, of Granville, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal contempt in connection with the June 27 incident in which he choked a woman and threatened her. The woman held an order of protection against Crum. Crum faces […]

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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]