Tag Archives: Granville Area

Tractor Supply plans thrill local officials

  The announcement that a major retailer has firm plans to locate within the village of Granville was met by excitement from local officials as news of the arrival of a Tractor Supply Co. store became official Friday. Mayor Jay Niles said he was happy to finally see the plans laid out on the village […]

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Christmas services set in Granville

Services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the Christmas holiday will be taking place throughout the Granville area at different times and locations. The Granville Sentinel provides here its annual listing of Christmas services from churches throughout the immediate area: The Rev. Jerry McKinney said the Presbyterian and Methodist congregations will come together in […]

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Chamber tree lighting enjoyed

  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

  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

“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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Sunday a day to celebrate cars

Annual auto show Aug. 26 For area car buffs, the big day is Sunday, Sept. 26, as the 24th annual Autumn Leaves Car Show returns to Granville. Admission is $3 per person with children under 15 free. Show car entries are $15 each and include two admissions to the show. Registration for vehicles begins at […]

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Food pantry use is rising

  With the approach of winter and the holidays, the Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Food Pantry is seeing a surge in demand for its services.

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Golan H. Lurvey III, 49,

Golan H. “JR” Lurvey III passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2009, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. JR was born on April 12, 1960, in Granville, the son of Golan and Betty (Donnelly) Lurvey.JR attended Pawlet (Vt.) Elementary School and Granville Central School. JR enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time. […]

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Economic recovery on horizon

Confidence key to economic recovery There is light at the end of the tunnel for the national economy, according to Granville Area Chamber of Commerce President and Citizen’s Bank branch manager Harry Haldt, although it remains to be seen how long the recession will last.  

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Demand for food surges

“This community is amazingly generous and warm,” said JoAnn Holland, a volunteer at the Granville Area Ecumenical Council Food Pantry, which is coping with a surge in demand for assistance these days.

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14