Tag Archives: Bassett

Horde softball takes home win, two losses

After an exciting start to the season, the girls softball team hit a bit of a lull last week but came out of it by Sunday afternoon. On Wednesday the girls fell 7-0 to Tamarac. The Bengals’ Briana Matazinsky gave the Horde almost no opportunity to make contact with the bat, save Jordan Harrison’s single. […]

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Softball takes home two more wins

The Horde varsity softball team is on a roll. The girls didn’t give Hoosick Falls an inch Monday night with a 16-0 win, their fourth in a row. Though the game started off slow with a scoreless first inning, things picked up in the second, and by the third the girls made nine runs to […]

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Lady Horde pitcher owns game

By Jaime Thomas The girls softball started off their season on a strong foot taking home a 12-1 league win at Stillwater on Monday. Katie Leavey, senior center fielder, built up the momentum of a six-point lead in the first inning with a triple hit.  And Hannah Bassett kept that pace by pitching a complete […]

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PBA blames contract for overtime issue

By Jaime Thomas It all comes down to a contract. Gordon Smith, a Granville Village Trustee, expressed his misgivings at a meeting last week about a 100 percent increase in police overtime pay within the budget. Issues within the police union contract have since come to light. Both Police Chief Ernie Bassett and Dave Williams, […]

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100 percent hike in police overtime draws concern

By Jaime Thomas Members of the Granville Village Board were not in agreement about approving the tentative 2013-2014 budget at a meeting Monday night. Trustee Gordon Smith brought up the large, general-fund line item of police overtime pay, which more than doubled from last year from $27,000 to $59,000. “There is one line I have […]

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League softball champions will shoot for a repeat

By Jaime Thomas With a good number of seniors on the team and several coaches, the softball team is looking forward to a strong season. There are eight seniors in total with six of them returning from last year, and Coach Katie Barber said the girls are regularly making strides. “One of the strengths would […]

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Robert Morehouse, 53

Robert P. Morehouse, age 53, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Bob was born in Glens Falls, NY on Oct. 20, 1959, the son of George and Eleanor (Bassett) Morehouse. Bob was a 1977 graduate of Granville High School. For a short time he moved to North Carolina but returned […]

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Rifle Club strong on home range

After having suffered a disappointing two point loss at Galway, the Whitehall Rifle Club returned to their Hollister Road Range where they tend to feel right at home. On Jan. 17 they defeated a dangerous Hartford team 980-966, then on Jan. 24 they out-shot Fort Edward with an impressive 985-935 win. At the Hartford match, […]

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Horde girls drop two

The Granville Golden Horde girls dropped a pair of Wasaren League contests, falling to Hoosic Valley and Stillwater. A crushing defense held Emily Fuller in check as the Indians dominated Granville 62-18 Dec. 16. Fuller was held to 6 points as the Horde managed just 2 points in the first quarter and failed to reach […]

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Black bear forages in Granville

The signs have been few and far between. A garbage can knocked over, the contents sifted through and some eaten. Sightings have been brief, but intense. A large black bear has been spotted in Granville several times in the past week, in close proximity to the public, prompting police to urge residents to be cautious […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]