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North Granville and Penrhyn fire chiefs Scott McCullen and Milt Dunbar, far right, make thier way around the remains of the County Route 23 barn of Dan Wilson and Susan Knapp. The barn caved in just before 5 p.m. Sunday, no one was injured.

As snow builds up, roof concerns mount The snowiest winter in many years brings with it a unique set of challenges for residents as a season’s worth of accumulation remains on building roofs across the area, in some cases having dire results. Although no injuries, loss of equipment or livestock occurred, a Middle Granville barn […]

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Two boys rescued on river

One of two boys who fell into the Mettowee River near Manchester Wood is evaluated in an ambulance Monday evening.

Two North Street youths got a dunk in ice cold water and a serious scare but were otherwise unharmed after falling into the Mettowee River late Monday afternoon. Officials said the boys, one 9 and one 12, were playing in the area behind Manchester Wood along the banks of the Mettowee River when the pair […]

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Schoony’s to Rebuild

The legs of North Granville fire chief Scott McCullen protrude from a hole in the ceiling below the sport where a Black Friday fire started in Schoony's North Granville Grocery. Nov. 26, 2010.

  Bob Schoonmaker didn’t hesitate when the inevitable question came up Friday night. When asked what he planned to do following the fire that heavily damaged the family business, Schoony’s North Granville Grocery, Schoonmaker didn’t miss a beat when he said: “We’ll rebuild; oh yeah definitely, we’ll rebuild.” Less than an hour after the call […]

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Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Ed Longley and Tony Periard work to vent the attic of 14 East Quaker Street Monday, Nov. 22.

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

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Fire leads to Arson charge

The interior fire in this apartment building led to an arson charge for a 12-year-old juvenile accosed of strting the blaze Nov. 13.

Juvenile charged with Arson

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Siren effort ends

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Cost halts siren search

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Game Suppers

Local residents will have a chance to enjoy a taste of the wild side over the next two weekends as several communities hold their annual game suppers. In Pawlet, the annual Wild Game and Chicken Pie Supper will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Pawlet Fire Department. Food will be served starting at […]

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Stolen Signs a Safety Concern for Town

John Tanner is missing some signs and it’s got him concerned. The town superintendent of highways told the Granville Town Board on Sept. 9 the recent rash of street sign thefts has him bothered and just a little hot under the collar.   While the problem is not a new one, Tanner said, it is an […]

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Murphy meets Firefighters, Village

Murphy meets Firefighters, Village Communication is always key. Companies, schools, organizations and individuals are always looking for ways to improve their communication. (more…)

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Brush fires keep companies busy

    As members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company packed up their equipment from an afternoon of containing a brush fire, the call came out again. (more…)

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518 Wheels – 11/23/17

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County to recommend Flat Iron demolition

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By Matthew Saari Following an inspection earlier this month, Washington County is going to recommend Whitehall’s Flat Iron building be […]

County tax levy to increase 2.07 percent

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By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a 2018 county budget despite objections from several supervisors. The […]

Santa Sightings: Area holiday events on tap

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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town By Ellen Ricks He’s making a list and he’s checking it twice, and he’s […]

Braymer family contributes to monument repair

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By Krystle S. Morey News regarding planned upgrades to the Braymer Hill monument spread quickly – to Maryland, Virginia, Texas […]

Holidays in Granville: Making lights dance

Brent Tuttle holiday lights

By Krystle S. Morey It’s dark. The quiet, cool air of winter is resting over the village when all of […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/17/17

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North Country Freepress – 11/17/17

Weekender – 11/17/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/17/17

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518 Wheels – 11/16/17

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Price is $1: Village agrees to sell land to fire company

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By Matthew Saari After eight months of sometimes-heated discussions, the village of Whitehall and the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company are […]

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