Tag Archives: Hometown

Granville Scholarship Recipient is ‘Freed’ Up to Learn

Granville, N.Y., native Sydney Dunham doesn’t know what to expect when she arrives at SUNY Plattsburgh as a freshman next fall. But she does know that her Paula and Michael Freed Scholarship will help her focus on her studies in psychology without having to worry so much about funding them. “Having money put toward my […]

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Baseball and softball signups

South Bay may be covered under a sheet of ice and no one is ready to put away their snow blower, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t time to start thinking about the baseball and softball seasons. The Whitehall Youth League will hold mandatory sign-ups for boys and girls ages four through 15 who are […]

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Vets, committee honored

By Jaime Thomas Residents came out to honor those who have served our country and to enjoy unseasonably warm weather on Veterans Day. Old and young alike enjoyed a parade down Main Street that ended in Veterans Park. Among other groups there were Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, a marching band and veterans marching in the […]

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WWII Monument dedicated

By Bill Toscano   Air Force Col. Jeffrey McEachron stood in front of the entire Granville High School student body and recalled what happened the first time his father Robert saw him and other youngsters running through the World War II memorial trees behind the high school. “My dad grabbed me and said, ‘Do you […]

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Woman organizes “Communities Against Cancer”

                Kathi Brooks was inspired by a childhood neighbor to help out her hometown of Whitehall. When Brooks saw a picture of Carrianne Ripley, a younger neighbor who grew up just down from Jones on School Street, as one of the faces of Glens Falls Hospital Foundation’s “Communities […]

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Businessman’s aim is to help town

By Bill Toscano Richard Corsetti knows his name is unfamiliar to residents of Whitehall, but he also wants to them to know that he has the skills and desire to help preserve the Whitehall Armory and turn it into an asset for the town and the region. “This is not my hometown,” said Corsetti, who […]

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Get your picture published along with your favorite hometown newspaper!

That’s right…take us along on your next journey and snap a great shot of you along with your favorite hometown newspaper, The Granville Sentinel, and submit it to us….we’d love to show all our readers!

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Matt Waite Exploration Center Dedicated at Mettawee

Family and friends of Matt Waite, as well as crew members from his business, MWE Construction, along with Mettawee Community School staff members and students, and many members of the community-at-large, gathered recently in the library of the Mettawee Community School to celebrate the dedication of the Matt Waite Exploration Center. Waite, a lifelong learner […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]