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Area churches to hold Christmas Eve services

Santa might be a prominent figure at this time of year, but many local churches are offering services for those who find a different meaning for the season. Those who want to celebrate the original meaning of Christmas can do so at any of the listings below. The Granville Assembly of God, at 18 Bulkley […]

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Family celebrates two-year anniversary together

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By Jaime Thomas Father’s Day can mean a lot to a man. But for Bill Walker, this Sunday marks his first as a father to not one, but four, new daughters. He and his wife, Nickie, both of whom are in their early thirties, adopted three of his nieces this past Christmas Eve, and he […]

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Emma L. Ayers, 95

Emma L. Ayers, age 95, passed away peacefully at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on March 13, 2012. She was born on Feb. 1, 1917, in Fort Ann, NY, the daughter of Nathan and Della (Mason) Crouch. Emma married Walter Ayers Sr. in 1937 and enjoyed many happy years of being a farmer’s wife […]

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Firefighters lend a hand

Stephanie VanGuilder with Santa, hoilding 16-month-old Maeranda in the North Granville Community Center Christmas Eve 2011.

Community comes together to help homeless fire victims     The Granville community came together Christmas Eve to help out two people who only days before lost everything they had in an early morning fire. Stephanie VanGuilder and her 16-month-old daughter Maeranda barely made it out of the fire that burned them out of their […]

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Community Calendar 12/22/11

  Thursday December 22   Art Camps MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Christmas Break Art Camps that will run Monday through Friday, Dec. 26 to 30. Sessions for ages 4 to 7 and 7 to 12 will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon while […]

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Hometown Holiday in Veterans Park

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Sleigh bells will be ringing and carolers singing as the Hometown Holiday Festival signals the official start of the holiday season to Granville Friday night, Dec. 2. The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event invites everyone out to welcome the Holiday Season in Veterans Park beginning at 6 p.m. Santa gives the eight reindeer a […]

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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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Christmas Services in Granville

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Services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the Christmas holiday are taking place throughout the Granville area at different times and locations. The Granville Sentinel provides here its annual listing of Christmas services from churches throughout the immediate area: The Rev. Jerry McKinney said the Presbyterian and Methodist congregations will come together in a […]

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Christmas services set in Granville

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Services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the Christmas holiday will be taking place throughout the Granville area at different times and locations. The Granville Sentinel provides here its annual listing of Christmas services from churches throughout the immediate area: The Rev. Jerry McKinney said the Presbyterian and Methodist congregations will come together in […]

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‘Greener’ tree lighting set for this Friday

    The Hometown Holiday Festival returns to Granville Friday night, Dec. 5 The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone out to officially start off the Holiday Season in Veterans Park beginning at 6 p.m.   (more…)

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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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