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Bailey, Morse top ‘dawg’ eaters

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By Joshua Bassett “Eye of the Tiger” played as the contestants for What’s Up Dawg’s Big Dawg eating contest lined up to compete, gobbling up as many hot dogs as possible. R.J. Bailey, Alan Morse, Tommy Covino and restaurant owner Vinnie Covino competed in the contest, trying to eat 10 hot dogs within five minutes. […]

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Spurs USA to kick off concert series

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Fans of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Conway Twitty should have plenty of music to enjoy this Thursday night at Veterans Park in Granville. The Spurs USA will perform as part of the village’s summer concert series on June 11, from 7-9 p.m. “Great classic tunes mixed with pedal steel guitar, fiddle, country crooning and […]

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Head-on crash kills woman in Granville


Kristina Loomis, 31, of Granville has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and other counts relating to a head-on crash last week on Route 22 that killed Elizabeth Gibson, 47, also from Granville. Gibson succumbed to injuries sustained when the car she was driving collided head-on with the vehicle driven by Loomis. Fort Ann emergency responders […]

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DeCandia joins dad as club’s professional

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By Jamie Norton Scott DeCandia thought he had retired from being a golf pro when the course he was running in Maryland changed ownership. He’d done a lot as both a golfer and a golf pro – traveled the world, competed in (and won a couple) long-drive competitions, met legends like Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, […]

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Firemen’s Carnival is back

By Joshua Bassett The annual Firemen’s Carnival is back for the fourth straight year, taking place in Granville from June 10 to June 13. The carnival, sponsored by Granville Hook and Ladder, will be open daily from 6 to 11 p.m., with a matinee time of 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. There […]

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School study results due Monday

The results of a study of options to improve the Granville Central School District’s efficiency and effectiveness will be presented Monday, June 8, to the Board of Education. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the high school gym and the public is invited. Dr. Paul Seversky was contracted by the board last […]

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Washington County Business Showcase next Thursday

By Dan King Businesses will be bringing their goods and services to Whitehall next Thursday for the annual Business Showcase of the Washington County Local Development Corp. The event will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club from 3 to 6 p.m. on June 11, featuring five main components: business, industry, commerce, agriculture and tourism. […]

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Poultney town wide yard sale

By Jamie Norton Make sure your pockets are lined with small bills and change if you venture out to the streets of Poultney on Saturday, because there will be plenty of deals to be had at this year’s edition of the Poultney Town Wide Yard Sale. Dating back almost 25 years, this ranks among the […]

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Beebe wins pentathlon


Saturday the Whitehall varsity track team has what head coach Amanda Mazza called “some great accomplishments,” during the sectional meet. Garrett Beebe won the pentathlon in his first time doing the event. He scored first in the 1500 with a time of 4:58.48; first in the long jump, 5.57 meters; first in high jump, 1.65 […]

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Village to insure summer football

By Joshua Bassett Despite concerns about “a lot of gray areas,” the Granville Village Board agreed Monday night to insure a summer youth football program for kids in grades 3 through 6. The vote was 4-1, with board member Frank Caruso opposed. Though board members questioned why they needed to approve the request, they were […]

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Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend


By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell


By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones


By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around


By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

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