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Meet Fred: New pharmacy owner to hold meet and greet

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By Christina Scanlon New floors are in and shelving is up and the doors will open soon to the newest Granville business. Pharmacist Fred Doltz is set to renew the personal approach to care in his about-to-open Fred’s Granville Pharmacy, with more than a decade of experience in both personal and not-so personal interaction. It […]

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Scottie’s closing doors ‘for good’

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By Christina Scanlon There was no sign on the locked doors Tuesday morning, but everyone in town was already spreading the news. Scotties’, a popular gathering place on Granville’s Main Street, is closed. For good. Lisa Chapman, who has worked at the restaurant for three years, said she received her call from owner Tom Scott […]

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Edward’s Market celebrates one year anniversary

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By Christina Scanlon It was chilly out Monday morning, as some gathered at the front door of Edwards Market, waiting for the 8 a.m. opening. A turn of the key and a swing of the door was followed by the glorious scent of baking bread. Measuring and pouring in the bakery was Lee Thompson. She’d […]

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Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies

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By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is no exception. While Whitehall may not be suffering droughts and substantial water shortages like others, the area has still had to deal with some lingering issues caused by low rainfall numbers. The village water supply […]

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New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots

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By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded porches stretching the length of both stories. The North Granville building has sustained at least three fires in the last century, though the foundation remains the same. It was a fact Schoonys new owner, Jim […]

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First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum to Oct. 9 gives everyone an extra week to get their costumes and practice walking like a zombie. The event was a great hit last year and is resurrected by popular demand this year. The […]

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A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior year at Granville High School. It was a nomination form prompted by her counselor, Nicholas Healy. “I honestly couldn’t have been happier to nominate Lidia, said Healy last week. “She is genuinely a really great […]

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Keepsakes: Some valuable, some not

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By Christina Scanlon They started filing in a good hour before the excitement was to begin. They carried plastic bags and cardboard boxes. There were delicate items gingerly tucked in leather purses and a large oversized object carried in by two men. Though the items hidden by their plastic or paper wrapping covered a wide […]

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Despite setbacks, bridge repairs moving forward

By Christina Scanlon Concrete poured two weeks ago at the Church Street Bridge has been tested and approved, putting the project ahead of schedule. This should come as good news for area residents and business owners who’ve been inconvenienced by the closure of the structure, now nearing five months. Officials had previously stated the bridge […]

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School’s future to be considered

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By Christina Scanlon The strategic planning committee for Granville’s Board of Education will meet this week to consider the results of a study that recommended the closure of Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville. The study, completed in June by educational consultant Paul Seversky at a cost of $9,000, was called for at a […]

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Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

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By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill […]

Village of Granville overrides tax cap

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By Dan King If you live in the village of Granville, your taxes will go up this year – the […]

Driver from rollover still hospitalized

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The driver of a log truck that rolled over on Route 4 last Thursday is still in the hospital at […]

Area schools not fiscally stressed

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By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress […]

Lively trivia night in Granville

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By Linda Ellingsworth Whether it was divine intervention or just plain superlative knowledge, the Looking Upward team trounced all other […]

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