Tag Archives: Granville Area

Tractor Supply plans thrill local officials

Future site of the Granville Tractor Supply Co. store.

  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

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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

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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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. (more…)

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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.   (more…)

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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. (more…)

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

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