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Hometown Holiday a hit

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“Though the weather outside is frightful” is how the old song goes and likewise a little cold weather failed to diminish the enthusiasm of the massive crowd at the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce Hometown Holiday Dec. 2. The annual welcome to the winter holiday season featured Santa Claus – and a new addition – […]

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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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Chamber tree lighting enjoyed

One popular kid. As the 'paparazzi' gather around, 16-month-old Kolton Spaulding from Whitehall gets a moment with Santa Claus. Dad Matthew Spaulding, mom Alyson and Nana Cheryl Spaulding pause to catch a snap shot. Dec. 3, 2010

  The weather outside wasn’t frightful but the Boy Scouts’ fire was so delightful at the annual village Christmas tree lighting Friday night. A light snow at the start of the event helped to set the mood as Christmas songs played from nearby speakers while the park filled with holiday revelers. As many as 300 […]

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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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‘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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]