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Lemuel Haynes puts Granville on the map

By Lisa Dougan Kelly The Rev. Lemuel Haynes died in South Granville in 1833. The legacy he left is nothing short of remarkable. Born in 1753 in W. Hartford, Conn., he was the son of a man of “non-mitigated African extraction” and a white woman. There are differing accounts as to whether his mother was […]

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Alexandra “Elsie” (Menuk) Hansen, 87

Mrs. Alexandra “Elsie” (Menuk) Hansen, 87, passed away and went to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at her home in Orwell, Vt. She was known as “Elsie” to everyone who knew her. Elsie was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Bethany, Conn., the daughter of the late Peter and Sophia (Milhalik) Menuk. She was married to […]

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Otis Town honored in South Granville

Otis Town has lived in Granville for his entire life. Many pass within a few feet of his South Granville residence possibly without knowing it. His house sits on the inside of the infamous sharp corner in Route 149 south of the village, just on the Granville side of the Haynes House of Hope. At […]

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Jennie Elizabeth Farrar Carver, 104

Jennie Elizabeth Farrar Carver, 104, of Rupert, Vt., passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2010, at her residence with her family by her side. Born July 5, 1906, in Rupert, she was the daughter of the late Barney and Anna (McKeighan) Mullen.  Jennie was educated in Rupert and was a homemaker.  She was a […]

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Rena H. McKeighan, 89,

Rena H. McKeighan, 89, of Salem, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon in her home.  Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Middletown Springs, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Melvin Harvey and Luna Katherine (Perry) Haskins.  Rena graduated from Granville High School. She worked on the family farm for many years and at one time […]

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Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall

Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall passed into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on January 31, 2009. She had reached her ninety-sixth birthday on June 20, 2008.  Helen loved her children and grandchildren and great grand-children and enjoyed getting together or talking with them whenever she could. She also loved making jewelry or working with […]

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Haynes House builders aim for summer ribbon cutting

New Year sees much progress on ‘Comfort care home’ As a structure begins to rise from the former site of the parsonage at the South Granville Congregational Church, excitement builds among organizers and volunteers – the Haynes House of Hope is close to becoming a reality.

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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, […]