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Hometown Holiday to light tree Dec. 2

Revellers gather around the fire ring on a chilly Hometown Holiday evening. Despite cold temps, the event is well attended each year as Santa comes to town to light the Granville Christmas tree.

The Hometown Holiday Festival returns to Granville Friday night, Dec. 2 as the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone out to officially start off the Holiday Season in Veterans Park beginning at 6 p.m. Festivities will run until about 7 p.m. or until each child has received a gift from Santa. Chamber President Kerri […]

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Boy Scouts pin red ribbons on teachers

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  Boy Scouts from Troop 83 have pinned red ribbons on both principals Mrs. Kelly McHugh and David St Germain. Red Ribbon week initiated from of a DEA agent Camarena that was kidnapped then murdered as he was closing the case on one of the largest drug (marijuana and cocaine) multi billion dollar drug pipelines […]

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Hard Times spur growing need for help

As the nation’s economy continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, the effects are increasingly being felt in Granville and surrounding areas. With jobs remaining scarce and some employers reducing hours, organizers of local programs aimed at helping people in need say they are feeling the strain of hard times. JoAnn Holland, organizing force of […]

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Boy Scouts annual food drive


Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. Food collection bags will be dropped off on Nov. 27 by the scouts and will be picked up on Dec. 4 in the morning by 10 a.m. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by […]

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Santa Coming To Town Friday Dec. 3

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

  The Granville area will begin ringing in the holiday season with the lighting of the village Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 3. The annual celebration of the season will kick off at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park in the village. Holiday music will fill the air and cocoa and cookies will be brought to the […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting

Revellers enjoy the fire pit, while kids wait for Santa in 2009.

“It’s such a nice way to welcome in the holiday season,” Granville Area Chamber of Commerce member Denise Davies said.

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Legion responds after coin drop stop

Four days after members of the Whitehall American Legion were cited for disorderly conduct over being in a state road conducting a coin drop, the Legion responded to the situation at the end of its annual Veterans Day ceremonies. “We are sworn to uphold the Constitution, which gives the right to the complainant or complainants […]

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Party time!


LaFlamme’s, chamber to host fall fest LaFlamme’s Inc. in Whitehall will be hosting a grand opening celebration this Saturday. A free music concert to celebrate the opening of the Whitehall site will be held at the Pavilion in Skenesborough Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. featuring the music of Billie Jones […]

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Food pantry use is rising

  With the approach of winter and the holidays, the Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Food Pantry is seeing a surge in demand for its services. (more…)

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Service to the Flag

People see William Jones around town, climbing up telephone poles with a ladder that his mom purchased at a yard sale years ago.   (more…)

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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