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Girls’ hoops on winning streak

The Granville girls basketball team is on a winning streak. The Horde rallied from a first half deficit to defeat Salem 42-40 on Monday evening. Granville trailed by 10 points entering halftime and had to overcome some early foul trouble. “We had 14 or 15 fouls in the first half but the girls played much […]

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Woman arrested in nursing home fraud

A former nursing home worker has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from residents of Indian River Nursing Home. Dawn M. Miller, 32, of Hankins in Sullivan County, was charged with third-degree grand larceny and two counts of scheme to defraud. She was indicted in Washington County Court last month. A former bookkeeper at […]

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Town to hold hearing on Right-to-Farm Law

By Derek Liebig Local residents will have a chance to weigh in on the town’s updated Right-to-Farm Law during a public hearing next week. The town will introduce the law and accept public comment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8. The town has been working for the past several months on updating the law, […]

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Peewee wrestling begins next week

Granville’s Peewee Wrestling Program gets underway next week. The program, which is open to children in grades second through sixth will be held Monday, Jan. 5 and Weds., Jan. 7. Second and third grade students will gather from 6 to 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium while students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades […]

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Low income grants available

Residents in the Town of Hartford with “very low income” can qualify for Rural Development Grants. The grants are part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture program which provides help for people with homes in need of repairs, such as ramps for accessibility, roof replacement, septic system repairs, drilling of a well, insulation, furnaces, handrails […]

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Decision to arm probation officers shelved

By Derek Liebig A proposal to allow probation officers to carry firearms has been shelved for now by the Washington County Board of Supervisors. Greenwich Supervisor Sara Idelman presented a motion to table the measure, saying she needed more information before she could make a decision. She presented the board and probation department employees a […]

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Horde falls to Mechanicville

A poor second quarter doomed the Granville boys basketball team in their only game played last week. The Horde was outscored by Mechanicville 28-9 in the second quarter and was unable to overcome the deficit as the team fell 74-68. Cordell Kilburn hit four three pointers and scored a game high 31 points and point […]

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Grapplers finish 11th at own tournament

Granville’s wrestling team finished 11th at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament. The tournament, held Saturday at Granville High School, featured 17 schools from New York and Vermont. LaSalle edged out Averill Park for the team title with Warrensburg, Mechanicville-Stillwater and Whitehall rounding out the top five. Granville finished with 60 points, good for 11th […]

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Bowling team picks up first win

Granville’s bowling team picked up its first team wins of the season last week against visiting Corinth and North Warren. Granville won three of its individual matchups against North Warren last Tuesday and finished with a total pin fall of 2,663 while North Warren finished with a 2,341. Ashleigh Loomis rolled a match best 202 […]

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Hampton sets drug-testing policy

By Derek Liebig The town of Hampton formally adopted an employee drug-testing policy last week to bring the town into compliance with state and national standards that require anyone with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to undergo drug and alcohol testing. It’s the town’s first testing policy; officials said they weren’t aware of the requirement. […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success


By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule


By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]