Tag Archives: Granville Central School

Free food straining school cafeterias

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By Krystle S. Morey Since Granville schools began offering free breakfasts and lunches for all students this year, so many are taking advantage of the program that it’s straining cafeteria staff and resources. “It’s been one month and there’s certainly been a noticeable increase,” said business manager Cathy Somich. The district has already expanded the […]

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2018 football opens Friday, Saturday

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By Keith Harrington and Matthew Saari   Granville Last season, the Granville Golden Horde and Stillwater Warriors football teams were polar-opposites. Granville finished 2-7, with wins over Rensselaer and Springfield, Vermont. Stillwater went 8-2, dropping a 34-12 decision to Holy Trinity in the Section II Class C Super Bowl. When the teams square off on […]

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Local schools resume classes next week

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By Matthew Saari   Whitehall In only a few short days, schools throughout the region will reopen their doors to students, class bells will be ringing through the halls and a new school year will commence. Whitehall’s first day of classes begins on Thursday, Sept. 6. For the elementary kids the day begins at 8:45 […]

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Head Start, school sign agreement

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By Krystle S. Morey An agreement has been made. The local Head Start program will move to Mary J. Tanner School and start classes there in the fall. “We do have a signed agreement,” said Cathy Somich, business manager. Under the lease agreement, Head Start will pay the Granville Central School District $3,500 a year […]

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State program to help feed local students

Granville High School

By Krystle S. Morey For the next four years, students of Granville Central School District will eat breakfast and lunch for free. The free meals will be provided to all of Granville’s nearly 1,100 students, pre-K through 12, regardless of income, as part of the State Education Department’s Child Nutrition Program’s Community Eligibility Provision. “Free […]

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Librarian behind ‘Word of the Day’ retires

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By Krystle S. Morey Caustic. Paradigm. Ameliorate. Indomitable. Mara McCarthy has for the last several years broadened the vocabulary of the Granville community by teaching students, school staff and community members alike a multitude of words, including these. Her “Word of the Day” column, published each week in the Granville Sentinel for 16 years, presents […]

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Grad ceremonies planned for Friday

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall One phase of life comes to an end on Friday for 47 Railroaders at the same time another phase begins. Whitehall High School will host its 2018 graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. However, school officials did want to make it clear that […]

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Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian warrior head logo has apparently lost the magic it once represented, and current students are calling for a change. The students who aren’t big fans of the logo are proposing an alternate design, but alumni […]

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DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk will return to the classroom. Kim Grover, 48, was charged with driving while intoxicated, first offense, and driving with a blood alcohol content of more than .08 percent, the legal limit in New York State, […]

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PTO to help feed kids

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By Krystle S. Morey For some children, the only meals they get are during lunch periods at school. “Can you imagine going to school on Monday morning, having not eaten since lunch on Friday? How can you focus?” asked Nicole Austin. That’s why the Granville Parent Teacher Organization has started its “Backpacks for Hunger” effort. […]

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Obituary: Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan) Plisko

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West Pawlet, Vt. – Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan)  Plisko, 86, went into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, […]

Obituary: Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr.

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Whitehall – Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr., 71, of Lower Bellamy Street, went peacefully into the arms ms of the Lord while […]

North Country Freepress – 11/16/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/16/18

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518 Wheels – 11/15/18

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Former church being transformed

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By Adam Cook   The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A has stood empty for the better part of […]

School bus passer ticketed

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By Krystle S. Morey A driver who claims she was “not paying attention” is facing legal ramifications after she drove […]

Dresden rushes to pass budget

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Dresden is attempting to fine-tune a budget, hold a public hearing and approve its […]

$100K to be returned to state

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By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville will reluctantly return about $100,000 in grant money to the State of […]

Holiday meals to be offered

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Thanksgiving is coming soon and many churches and community organizations will open their doors to the public for a holiday […]

Obituary: Patricia W. Folger

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Patricia W. Folger, 75,  passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 after a long illness and a short stay at […]

Obituary: Faith S. Pitlak

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Faith S. Pitlak Poultney, VT – Faith Sarah Pitlak, passed away at her home on Lake St. Catherine, a place […]

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