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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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]