Tag Archives: Friday Morning

Fate of Clemons PO awaits Congress

Clemons Post Office

A measure in front of the U.S. House of Representatives could delay the closure of thousands of post offices, including one in Clemons, but it appears unlikely the rural office will be permanently spared from the chopping block. The Clemons post office is one of thousands around the country slated to close on May 15 […]

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Veterans Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m.

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Veterans Day observed, Nov. 11 A new wrinkle in parade     Veterans Day is set for the 11th day of the 11th month and in Granville the parade will take place starting at 10 a.m. honoring those who have served the nation in the armed forces. The parade will step off at its regular […]

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Phones out, back on at Municipal Center

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For anyone trying to contact the Washington County Municipal Center Friday morning and had trouble – the phone system was down. Police Dispatch confirmed the phone system stopped working just after 9 a.m. and came back online just after 11a.m. no word yet on whether this was a planned outage.  

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Crowds enjoy lawn sale, nice weather

Hordes of shoppers and bargain hunters lined the streets ofWhitehallSaturday morning browsing the large assortment of items for sale on the lawns and in the garages of local residents during last weekend’s annual Town-Wide Lawn Sale. Shoppers from near and far turned out looking for bargains, hard to find items or even gifts for loved […]

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Books gone wild – and cheap.

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Pember book sale starts Friday morning     The annual Friends of the Pember Library Book Sale will be held July 8 and 9 at the Mary J. Tanner School. The annual sale is a fundraiser for the library incorporating the Slate Valley Garden Club into ‘books, buns and bouquets.’ Patrons can stop in to […]

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Schoony’s Back in business

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North Granville gets a grocery (back)    Almost seven months to the day after a fire gutted, and ultimately destroyed, Schoony’s North Granville Grocery, Schoony’s Country Market rose from the ashes Friday and the community breathed a sigh of relief. Friday morning, June 24 the Schoony’s family gathered in front of the store to begin […]

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Hebron Landmark Destroyed

Flames begin to emerge from the thick smoke as the Bedlam Corners General Store burns Friday, Dec. 10 about 9:45 a.m.

It was a general store, a historic landmark, a business and a home, but now it’s gone. A fire heavily damaged the Bedlam Corners General Store in Hebron Friday morning, Dec. 10, leaving two people without a place to live, a business to operate and a community without a place to get a cup of […]

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Fire Guts Hebron Landmark

The Bedlam Corners General Store in Hebron was guttend by fire Friday morning. The historic structure was a favorite of local author John Katz. More to follow as details become avialable, but the fire is belived to have started as a chimney fire and spread from there.

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Scrawled threat leads to searches, added precautions

Scrawled threat leads to searches, added precautions Granville school officials said a threat written in graffiti on a wall led to additional security measures taken as students arrived to enter the building Friday morning, June 11. (more…)

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Burglary suspects nabbed in attempted Dockside Jewelry heist

“Hello, this is your store. I am being robbed.” That may have not been exactly what Robert Merkert heard when his phone rang at just after 2 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, but the security system that he had for his store, Dockside Jewelers, did call to notify both him and the Whitehall Police Department […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]