Tag Archives: Granville Ny

Demolition done, new store to rise

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By Krystle S. Morey Demolition of three homes on Quaker Street to make room for a new Stewart’s Shops store and gas pumps was completed Monday. One-by-one the houses at 50, 52 and 54 Quaker St. were picked apart by backhoes and carted off on dump trucks. Construction of the new store is scheduled to […]

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He conquered all 46 high peaks in single winter

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  By Krystle S. Morey It’s not unusual to see John Entholt out running on the roadsides in New York and Vermont. He’s mastered marathons, ultramarathons and even a 100-mile race. This winter, he traded in his running shoes for hiking boots with cleats. “With running, you’re just looking where your foot is going to […]

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Two escape as fire ravages house

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By Krystle S. Morey Two people escaped a fire that ripped through an Elm Street duplex in the village of Granville Monday, officials said. Fire and EMS crews were called to 7 Elm St. for a reported structure fire at 1:55 p.m. on April 2. “At the time, there were two people inside of the […]

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State: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not

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By Matthew Saari & Krystle S. Morey Granville A state report rates Granville the third-most fiscally stressed village in New York. The municipality earned a “moderate fiscal stress” rating with a score of 59.6 percent in the study completed recently by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office. “We assumed that was going to be,” said Mayor […]

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Head Start eyes space at school

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By Krystle S. Morey Washington County Economic Opportunity Council is in talks with Granville Central School District to explore transplanting its Head Start services to the Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville. “We have a very aging building; it’s no longer meeting our needs,” said Traci Ross, program director. “We are just not funded […]

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Still no camping for ‘mudboggers’

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By Krystle S. Morey As the mudboggers prepare their off-road extreme park for their annual Spring Fling, Granville town officials maintain upgrades still need to be done at the County Route 12 facility before overnight camping will be allowed. “We are working with the town and they are working with us,” said Dick Rousseau, park […]

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Granville school to review testing procedures

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By Krystle S. Morey To ensure its staff members are “all on the same page” when it comes to testing regulations and protocols, Granville Central School District will host a training session to avoid improprieties such as the one that was suspected last year. Students will be released early on March 26 so school staff […]

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A different kind of artist

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By Krystle S. Morey Tom Veilleux is a different kind of artist. He draws with his feet and his canvas, in a way, tells him what to create. The Webster, Massachusetts native plots the routes of his runs on a map to draw cartoon characters, animals, self-portraits and more. He uses the MapMyRun App to […]

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State: Local schools not fiscally stressed

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By Matthew Saari & Krystle S. Morey Local school districts received excellent marks for fiscal health in the state Comptroller’s Office’s latest fiscal stress reports for New York’s public schools. In fact, two of the districts – Granville and Hartford – earned perfect scores. Each district received two scores, the first of which addresses factors […]

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Audit faults fire company for ‘inadequate’ records

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By Krystle S. Morey “Inadequate” bookkeeping leaves “no assurance” that tens of thousands of dollars were properly handled by the Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Company, a state audit has concluded. The audit by the State Comptroller’s Office criticized current and former company presidents, treasurers and board trustees for having “no system in place to […]

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North Country Freepress – 06/15/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 06/15/18

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518 Wheels – 06/14/18

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North Country Freepress – 06/08/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 06/08/18

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518 Wheels – 06/07/18

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Woman, 74, surrenders for January hit-and-run

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By Krystle S. Morey More than five months after a man was hit by a vehicle and left seriously injured […]

Community argues against abolishing police to cut costs

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall village residents have spoken – they want their police department. More than 50 people turned out […]

Inaugural Sasquatch half-marathon Saturday

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By Matthew Saari Runners near and far will converge on Whitehall for the first-ever Sasquatch half-marathon and 5K race this […]

Whitehall wins first trap season

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By Matthew Saari Four thousand three hundred fifty targets, 87 participants, 12 schools and one champion. The fledgling Whitehall trap […]

Hartford reenactors appear in TV episode

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By Keith Harrington A pair of Hartford High School graduates parlayed their passion for Revolutionary War reenactment and acting into […]

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