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Tennis team is young but athletically inclined

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By Jaime Thomas As the undefeated Adirondack League champions last year, Granville’s current tennis team has a lot to live up to. The team is young, Coach Terry Wheeler said, and there are a lot of “newbies.” But Wheeler isn’t worried. “There are a lot of brand new players, but I still think we should […]

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Water shutoff avoided: Mobile home park owner agrees to deal with village

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  The owner of a mobile home park who owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid water bills has reached an agreement with the Village of Whitehall averting the shut off of water to dozens of residents. The Village Board of Trustees last month ordered a park-wide shutoff if it could not reach an […]

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Senior class at GHS unusually large

This year’s senior class at Granville High School is more than 15 percent larger than the graduating class of 2012. Principal Jim Donnelly said there are a number of reasons for the increase, including the fact that seven seniors moved into Granville for their final year. According to figures as of Sept. 19, there are […]

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Hampton to review bids on town hall

  The Hampton Town Board has established a committee to review bids for a new town hall and will decide how to proceed by the end of the month. The committee has been charged with comparing the bids, determining if they meet the requirements put forth by the town based on preliminary drawings of a […]

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Hampton considers new town building: Structure to be built if price is right

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  If the price is right, Hampton will have its new town hall. The town board approved a resolution during last Wednesday’s monthly meeting to seek bids for the construction of a new town hall, and if the cost of the project adheres to the town’s budget, work could begin as early as this fall. […]

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LaFlamme plans to move to former Aubuchon site

A little more than a month after Aubuchon Hardware closed its doors, the empty store is being given new life by an existing Whitehall business. Christopher LaFlamme confirmed Tuesday that he is moving his store from its current location at 120 Main Street to the Aubuchon store on Broadway. Besides a more visible location, the […]

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Clemons Post Office gets 120-day reprieve

By Derek Liebig   A local post office that has been studied for closure by the U.S. Postal Service isn’t closing . . .yet. Debbie Winkler, the acting postmaster at the Clemons Post Office said Monday that she has not heard from the Postal Service whether the small branch located on Route 22 would be […]

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Skene Manor needs more volunteers

The Skene Manor depends on the work of dedicated volunteers like Jared DeRusha. The estate does not have a paid staff and therefore depends on a small army of volunteers to keep the building running. Unfortunately it’s becoming harder and harder for the Skene Manor to find those volunteers. “We are in need of volunteers,” […]

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Smoothing out the bumps

It came down to two new bumps in the road. Residents from Kirtland Street in the village of Whitehall were pleased to see the bumps, which they felt were a way to deter people from speeding along their street. However, others saw them as a nuisance. In the end, it came down to how the […]

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Village police to stay

There was no sheriff at the Whitehall Village Board meeting on June 15.         (more…)

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

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By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

Earth science a challenge

By Christina Scanlon It takes a 65 on the Regents Exam to pass Earth Science, a course mandatory to get […]

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