By Jaime Thomas Blue skies and hot sun created a picture perfect day for the Little League parade on Sunday. A large crowd lined the route from Main Street down to Richards Memorial Park to watch the colorful procession of teams. Once the large group had gathered at a Little League field at the far [...]
By Jaime Thomas Practices have started and the new fields are almost finished — this weekend will officially kick off little league season in Granville. Little League Weekend this May 4 and 5 will be filled with all the usual activities, from a fundraising coin drop to a vibrant parade. The kids will show off [...]
Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started [...]
“Though the weather outside is frightful” is how the old song goes and likewise a little cold weather failed to diminish the enthusiasm of the massive crowd at the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce Hometown Holiday Dec. 2. The annual welcome to the winter holiday season featured Santa Claus – and a new addition – [...]
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 [...]
Parade honors sacrifice Under cloudless blue skies and bright sunshine, Granville gathered Monday to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country. Despite early threatening skies, with sprinkles just before the formation was about to step off, the clouds and showers moved away to make the day enjoyable for watching a [...]
“I’ll never get this theater in the round thing, not everyone’s going to hear me. I’m not Shakespeare.” Congressman Scott Murphy when moving to the middle of the crowd Friday after his microphone quit.