Tag Archives: Jim Peterson

Man bikes through Granville


The young man walking across America was not alone. Since last Tuesday, Rev. Jim Peterson has been hosting Chris Wood, a 20-year-old, who has been riding his bicycle from Minnesota to Maine. When Wood tried pitching his tent on what turned out to be private property in Middle Granville, he was directed to Peterson, who […]

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Churches combining services for summer

Four churches are planning to worship together July 21 through Sept. 1.  Granville Baptist Church and the United Church of Granville, which is a merger of Peniel and Middle Granville Presbyterian Churches and the Granville United Methodist Church, will be combining their services to give their pastors, Rev. Jim Peterson and Rev. Jerry McKinney, some […]

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Easter activities and services for the weekend

Here are a few good places to enjoy the Easter holiday:   Granville An Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m. on the Nelson Farm in Granville, N.Y. This event, hosted by Mettowee Valley Church, is free and offers games, candy, hot dogs, lemonade, popcorn, and a bouncy maze […]

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Churches looking for support

Churches in Granville have several charities going on during the holiday season. For the month of November, St. Mary’s food pantry is in need of desserts like cake mixes, brownie mixes and pudding. The MVEC is also requesting six apple or pumpkin pies for its Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 17. There is a sign-up sheet […]

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Bell ringing campaign to help those in need

The local arm of a charitable effort that raised several thousand dollars for people in need is poised to help even more people this year. Bell ringers for the annual Salvation Army red kettle campaign will soon be out again in Whitehall and Granville, “Doing the Most Good.” Last year’s bell-ringing campaign, which was the […]

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Loretta C. Johnson, 93

Wells, Vt. – Loretta C. Johnson, age 93, passed away at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation on Friday, June 22, 2012. Loretta was born in Granville, NY on Oct. 2, 1918, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Hatch) Courter. Loretta was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree and University Library School […]

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Service unit looks to expand into Whitehall, Hampton

  The organizers of a very successful charitable endeavor held last year in Granville are hoping to branch out into the surrounding communities. Reverend Jim Peterson, the pastor at the Granville Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Whitehall, said the Granville Service Unit of the Salvation Army is hoping to extend its reach […]

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Palm Sunday hymn sing this weekend

The First Baptist Church at 41 Williams St. will host a public Palm Sunday hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of song and fellowship. Gospel country music singer Jay Witham will perform hymns requested by the audience. Choirs and soloists are welcome to […]

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Help the Baptist Church help Granville

During tough times the number of people in need of a little help getting by grows, so it is with those members of the community in mind the Granville Baptist Church plans for its annual rummage giveaway. Although the annual giveaway has taken place for many years, Rev. Jim Peterson said with the state of […]

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Church group setting up Salvation Army in Granville

The Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council constantly tries to find new ways to help the less fortunate in the Granville area and with this holiday season a new way to assist the needy will arrive. The council plans to partner with the Salvation Army to set up a Salvation Army Service Unit in Granville, Rev. Jim […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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