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Granville FFA students place at convention

Twenty-one Granville students recently went to the New York State FFA Convention in Albion, N.Y., and many fared well in various categories. “This was an amazing adventure and a giant success story,” Advisor Terry Wheeler said of the event. The Farm Business Management Team, consisting of Kassie Ambrosi, Emily Campbell, Emily LaFlamme and Marc Billow, […]

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Granville, Hartford host cleanup days

By Jaime Thomas Roadside litter and leftover debris will soon disappear from the streets of Granville and Hartford as local citizens collaborate to tidy up. The two towns will hold community cleanup days this Saturday, April 20. Granville’s event is a collaborative effort between the village, the town, the county, the FFA students and the […]

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Granville, Hartford hold cleanup day

By Jaime Thomas As cabin fever hits and everyone gets ready for spring cleaning, two area towns are looking for help tidying up as well. Both Granville and Hartford will hold community cleanup day next Saturday, April 20. Granville’s event is a collaborative effort between the village, the town, the county, the FFA students and […]

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Singing and dancing at Mania

  By Jaime Thomas Many locals got a chance to have their voices heard at Mettawee Mania on Saturday. Producer and director Rod Hawkins’ son Luke opened the show with a strong vocal performance, and he was followed by many others. Songs ranged from eight-year-old Emily Powers’ version of “Call Me Maybe” to fourth-grader Jade […]

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FFA to host battle of bands at school

Granville members of the National FFA Organization will host six groups for the fifth annual battle of the bands on Saturday, Dec. 1. Along with high school bands participating in the competition, such as the Granville jazz band and the Greenwich FFA band, other musicians will play just for entertainment. Bill Hunsinger will be playing […]

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Granville FFA part of fair record

The more than 20 Granville FFA students who spent Sunday running the FFA barn and petting zoo turned out to be part of a record crowd at last week’s Washington County Fair in Greenwich. The FFA students, who traditionally staff the barn on the final day of the fair were among the 13,939 people who […]

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Community gardeners recall Irene’s visit

The story of Sharissa Dunavan’s community garden never made the papers in the days following Tropical Storm Irene. It was known only to her friends and to those who followed her on Facebook. For her, the memory of the Mettowee River inundating a carefully cultivated garden with more than four feet of water will remain […]

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Town wide cleanup set for April 21

              Matt Hicks is looking for work. Not for himself necessary, but rather for the somewhere between 100 and 200 people who will converge on Veterans Park at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 21, for the annual Granville Community Service Day. The event, which runs until noon and finishes with […]

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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, […]