Tag Archives: Bassett

Return of the Ban

If the two early season coatings of snow weren’t enough to remind village residents, maybe the warning tickets were. Residents on some village streets who left cars parked on the street might have woken up to a little pink slip of paper under their windshield. Police Chief Ernie Bassett Jr. said the winter parking ban […]

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Whitehall falls to Granville

Whitehall plays at Granville Friday and at Hudson Falls Monday and those games should probably be included if possible. A Granville goal with less than 20 minutes left gave the Horde the 2-1 win and split the non-league season series with Whitehall at a game each. Hunter Bassett knocked home a penalty kick at 18:21 […]

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Girls soccer spilt with Railroaders after tough 2OT loss

A Granville goal with less than 20 minutes left gave the Horde the 2-1 win and spilt the non-league season series with the Railroaders at a game each. Hunter Bassett knocked home a penalty kick at 18:21 to break a 1-1 tie in the second half. Whitehall broke open the scoring in the first half […]

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Village eyes curfew

New emphasis on old curfew prompted by vandalism      Idle hands, it is said, are the devil’s playthings. Hanging out late at night doesn’t help either when it comes to causing damage to private and public property. Prompted by an increase in the number of vandalism and destructive mischief types of complaints, local officials […]

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Castle Resigns

The Granville police officer who returned to work as a result of a judge’s order just a few months ago has resigned from the village department. Patrol officer Joe Castle, a five-year veteran of the Granville Village Police, turned in his resignation Wednesday afternoon village officials said Thursday morning. Castle’s one-sentence resignation letter simply said […]

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Father’s Day 2011

Father and son fight fires, crime   It all began with the fire department, proud father Curt Pedone said, with his son tagging along to go to the firehouse and eventually becoming the first junior fire fighter in a program that continues to this day. “I get nothing but compliments about him and I couldn’t […]

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Blues skies for Little League start

Warm weather, crowds greet opening day of Little League     The kickoff to the 2011 Little League featured endings and beginnings under bright sunshine on what might have been the nicest day of the year thus far Sunday. Retiring Little League President Ernie Bassett received a rousing round of applause as he was recognized […]

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Two of three for Horde softball

Horde softball takes two of three     The Granville Golden Horde softball team finished off its pre-spring break schedule with a dominating win over visiting Warrensburg, 18-2, to cap an up and down week for the team. The non-league win comes on the heels of another close loss to a Wasaren League opponent for […]

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Horde girls fall at Valley

The second-seeded Hoosic Valley Indians showed the Golden Horde the door out of the Section II Class B girls basketball playoffs Tuesday night in Schaghticoke, 56-24. Days after playing their way in with a strong offensive output against Cobleskill, Granville ran into the oppressive Valley defense and was held to five points in the first […]

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Close loss mutes Fuller milestone

The Granville Golden Horde girls basketball team scrapped and clawed but could not quite bring down Greenwich Friday night, losing its final Wasaren League game of the season, 44-38, as teammate Emily Fuller reached a scoring milestone. Fuller dropped in 18 points, including five three-pointers, as the Horde nearly pulled the upset on Greenwich on […]

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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, […]