Tag Archives: Greenwich

Granville FFA salute

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By Linda Ellingsworth First organized in 1928 with a goal to stop the trend of young boys leaving the family farm, FFA, originally Future Farmers of America, has grown into a national organization of 610,240 individual FFA members and 7,665 local chapters in all 50 states. It is the largest student organization in the world. […]

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Boys’ rally falls short against Greenwich

The Granville boys basketball team dug itself out of an early hole and nearly rallied to beat Greenwich last Wednesday. After falling behind 17-4 in the first quarter, Granville fought back, cutting Greenwich’s lead to only three points entering the final quarter, but was unable to get any closer as the Witches held on for […]

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Haff: Resources should be spent on Heroin eradication, not marijuana

By Derek Liebig At least one local supervisor believes the county is allocating too many resources to the eradication of marijuana. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff said the county should devote more funding to the elimination of heroin and not marijuana. “I’m going to be very politically incorrect, but we need to look at our cannabis […]

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Bee talk in Hebron

The Hebron Preservation Society invites the community to attend a PowerPoint talk by Betterbee, from Greenwich, on the raising and care of bees and their importance in the environment today. This presentation concludes the summer series, Food for Thought, held by the society. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Betterbee […]

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Whitehall fares well on fiscal stress test

Communities in Washington County are not stressed fiscally according to a report released by the state comptroller’s office earlier this summer. Of the 14 towns that filed end-of-the-year reports with the state, none were classified as stressed on a new Fiscal Stress Monitoring System developed by the state Comptroller’s Office. The Town of Hampton received […]

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Orchard gives lunch to seniors

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By Jaime Thomas Dozens of seniors from Granville, along with a handful from Whitehall, gathered Thursday for a lunch that was hot by any definition. The group gathered at the Granville Senior Center, which was cooled slightly by drawn shades and many fans, but still remained toasty. The meal was provided by the Orchard Nursing […]

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Horde baseball loses to league leader

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As their season came to a close, Horde baseball players suffered a 3-1 home loss to Greenwich on Monday. Greenwich entered the game as the first place team in the Wasaren League and was able to keep that title with pitcher Cori Winch striking out 14 from Granville and allowing no walks. Evan Hoagland held […]

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Horde softball has busy week ahead

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By Jaime Thomas The Granville girls softball team is staying active in the midst of replaying their opponents in a tough Wasaren League. Last Wednesday saw a close battle between Granville and Hoosic Valley which resulted in a 3-2 loss. The opposing teams started off tied after a 1-1 first inning followed by a scoreless […]

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Baseball sees loss, win

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By Jaime Thomas It was a win and a loss for Horde baseball players last week. The team took a hard hit to Hoosic Valley on Wednesday, losing 9-1, but they turned it around two days later in a 7-5 win against Hoosick Falls. Friday saw Granville’s Luke Hahn and Hoosick Falls’ Billy Pine keep […]

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Strong players make up for low numbers

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By Jaime Thomas Considering his team’s lack of manpower, Granville Baseball Coach Duane Dodge is pleased with his players’ performance. “The boys are happy that they get to play all over the field, but from a managerial standpoint it’s tough,” Dodge said. Granville took home a pair of losses last week, but the boys still […]

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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 […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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