Tag Archives: Last Friday

Golf splits home opener

The Whitehall Golf varsity golf team hosted its first home match of the season last Friday at Skene Valley Country Club defeating Fort Edward and falling to Fort Ann. Colby LaChapelle, Chris Talbert and Adam Koeble all recorded wins forWhitehallin their match with the Flying Forts which they won 3.5 to 2.5. Garrett Beebe tied […]

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Skyline Closing

By Derek Liebig   Seventy-eight local residents will be out a job this fall after Skyline Corporation, a producer of manufactured homes and recreational vehicles, announced they will close its Fair Haven facility. The impending closure was confirmed last Friday by Mike Steed, Skyline’s Vice President of Human Resources. “It is not a rumor, it […]

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County Closes Bridge

Washington County workers close the Upper Turnpike Road.

‘Pancake’ hole causes closure A popular shortcut between Granville and Whitehall is no more after damage found to a North Granville bridge resulted in its likely permanent closure last Friday. The Upper Turnpike Bridge rests in a gully about 1 mile from Route 22 and is used as a pass through during the year for […]

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Chocolate Lovers Delight at Pember

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Is your chocolate treat championship quality? Take a break from shoveling and head into the kitchen because Friday the Friends of the Pember Library are offering the chance for chocolate immortality. Well, maybe not immortality but certainly bragging rights as the first-ever “Chocolate Lovers’ Delight Contest” will be held Friday evening at the West Main […]

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Celebrate chocolate at the Pember

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  It’s snowing outside. It’s cold. One way to fight the winter’s bitter chill is by cooking or baking up something hot and chocolaty; at least that’s what the Friends of the Pember hope to see people doing in just a few days. The Pember Library is inviting anyone and everyone to participate in a […]

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Manchester first at county oratorical contest

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It was a hard decision for the judges, but when all was said and done at last Friday’s Washington County Oratorical Contest, Granville High School senior John Manchester emerged as the winner, advancing to the New York State Departmental Competition on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Plattsburgh High School. Manchester placed first among six student orators […]

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LaRose eyeing run for mayor

Mayoral candidate Brian LaRose.

Following Mayor Jay Niles’ announcement last week that he will not seek re-election, speculation regarding who might throw their hat in the ring has begun to percolate in the village of Granville. A short time later current Trustee Brian LaRose announced his intention to seek the mayor’s chair in March. “I’m definitely going to run for […]

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School interested in gym, garage

By Bill Toscano       School Superintendent James Watson has a specific focus for what the Whitehall School District wants out of the National Guard Armory site. “We want the garages, and we want to be able to use the gym from November to April. That’s all we’re looking for,” said Watson, who toured […]

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Girls hoops split league games

Granville split a pair of Wasaren League games, falling to Hoosic Valley but defeating Stillwater in recent girls basketball action. In both games Emily Fuller led all scorers but with different results. On Dec. 14 Fuller’s 21 points paced Granville over the Stillwater Warriors, 43-31. Granville won two of the four quarters as it outscored […]

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Tatko to vote ‘No’ on 3 percent budget

  Although transfer stations have been restored in the county budget, residents continued to give members of the Washington County Board of Supervisors an earful about trash during a public hearing on Nov. 12. Since the closure of the county transfer stations was proposed last month as a part of an effort to reduce a […]

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Rain stops, the park rocks

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By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

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By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’

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By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

Canal Trail

By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

Ride to benefit veterans

By Christina Scanlon When the bikers hit the road for the third annual ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project […]

Macuras ‘my favorite’

By Jamie Norton Daryl Magill has been lighting up the pagoda at Veterans Memorial Park for years. And every year, […]

Missing teen found

Two seemingly unrelated cases involving teens from Fair Haven, Vt., converged last week, resulting in both the arrest of a […]

Meet-n-greet famous grapplers

Brodus Clay

By Dan King Former WWE wrestler Brodus Clay will be the highlight of the World of Hurt Wrestling event tomorrow […]

Hartford to host annual sale

By Dan King There will be bargains galore next weekend in the “Heart of Washington County.” Hartford will host its […]

Despite tickets, drivers still disobey law

By Christina Scanlon A recent upswing in cell phone tickets in the village of Granville is due, in part, to […]

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