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Girl Scouts visit newsroom

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly half a dozen Girl Scouts visited the Granville Sentinel Thursday. As part of the journey to earning their Bronze Award, the scouts visited the newsroom to learn how the newspaper business works and how news helps to inform members of the community. Troop 3225 from Granville learned everything from pagination […]

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Trump, Sanders take Washington County

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By Dan King An outspoken businessman and a democratic socialist walk into Washington County – and they leave victorious. During Tuesday’s presidential primary race, businessman Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders swept Washington County. Trump was the top Republican vote-getter in all six towns in our coverage area and Sanders was the top Democratic […]

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Resident questions Hicks over mud boggers

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By Dan King A Granville resident has questioned town Supervisor Matt Hicks’ stance with mud-boggers at Mettowee Off Road Extreme events, saying the town should cooperate with event sponsors “instead of finger-pointing.” John Shaw told the town board at its meeting Thursday that the mud-bogging program brought business to the town and should be supported. […]

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Bridge won’t be closed for final repairs

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By Dan King When the Church Street Bridge was closed last year, Granville businesses and commuters suffered. This year that won’t be the case. As final repairs are made to the bridge during the construction season, the work will not require the bridge to be fully closed to traffic. “We did a lot of the […]

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Coal tar project delayed two years

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By Dan King The coal tar in the Mettowee River isn’t going anywhere for another two years. When the original plans were laid out in 2014, it was expected that the removal of coal tar from the river would take place this year. However, Mayor Brian LaRose reported last week that he had a meeting […]

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Cumby’s, village working together

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By Dan King Management at the Cumberland Farms convenience store is trying to address issues with parking at its Quaker Street site. At either of the two cash registers in the Granville Cumberland Farms, customers will find a notice, urging them to park in safety in the parking lot. “For your safety and the safety […]

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Brooks wins Distinguished Young Woman

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By Jamie Norton When Alexa Brooks was announced as the winner of the Interview and Scholastic Achievement categories at Saturday’s Distinguished Young Women scholarship show, it was pretty obvious who the overall winner was going to be. After all, those two categories make up 50 percent of each competitor’s overall scores. Still, when Brooks’ name […]

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Hicks: Mud boggers flouted the rules

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By Dan King The Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park’s “Spring Fling” this year was an “epic disaster,” Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said. Ralph Jameson, the park’s owner, said his goal for last weekend’s mud-bogging event was to abide by local laws and rules that apply to his business. He said that he told drivers to […]

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Rail Trail supporters seek missing link

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By Dan King Interest is high in developing the missing link in the Delaware and Hudson recreational rail trail that meanders along the Vermont-New York border. A couple of dozen people showed up for a workshop in Granville last Tuesday to offer ideas for finishing a four-mile gap in the 35-mile trail, which starts near […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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