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Speeches abound at Granville graduation

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By Jaime Thomas From staying optimistic to dealing with a rapidly changing world, a number of topics were touched upon at Granville’s Class of 2013 graduation Friday evening. It was a picture perfect day—though perhaps a little warm for some—as family members, friends and school officials gathered on the lawn in front of Granville High […]

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Granville to graduate 111

By Jaime Thomas It’s the moment Granville seniors have been getting ready for 12 years—graduation is now around the corner. At this point it’s time to sign yearbooks, test out caps and gowns and hope the weather holds up for the 111 students and two foreign exchange students. Principal Jim Donnelly, who has gotten to […]

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Graduation next week

As the district scrambles to finish out the school year between testing, field trips and various activities, the senior class anxiously awaits a moment they’ve been leading up to for 12 years: graduation. The ceremony is slated to take place next Friday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in front of the high school on the […]

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Granville softball heads for sectionals

By Jaime Thomas Following a shutout game against Cambridge on Wednesday and a win over Hoosick Falls on Friday, the Granville softball team has qualified for sectionals. Lauryn Zovistoski and Angela Vladyka took home the Horde’s 4-2 victory over the Panthers from the mound. Vladyka started out pitching, struck out four batters and allowed two […]

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Softball takes home two more wins

The Horde varsity softball team is on a roll. The girls didn’t give Hoosick Falls an inch Monday night with a 16-0 win, their fourth in a row. Though the game started off slow with a scoreless first inning, things picked up in the second, and by the third the girls made nine runs to […]

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Top two students active in school and community

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By Jaime Thomas Christina Rice has taken full advantage of what Granville has to offer. The senior class valedictorian has consistently been involved with everything from sports to clubs to community service — all while maintaining a 101 GPA. Rice, who is also a black belt, is expecting to attend Princeton University in the fall. […]

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Sports Roundup: Field hockey tops Salem

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Granville’s field hockey team posted a 3-0 victory over Salem last week in a Wasaren League match. Jennifer Roberts scored twice and Bridget Decker made seven saves to lead the Horde. Bri Kelly also scored for Granville. Monday, the Horde played well again, but came up short, losing 3-2 to Schuylerville. Katelynn Leavey and Nicole […]

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Freshmen strong for girls in opener

So what will Bri Kelly and fellow freshmen do for an encore? Kelly, a sprinter at Granville High School, started her high school career by winning the 100 meters, 200 meters and taking part in the winning 4×100-meter relay team April 3. The Horde beat Corinth, 66-65, lost to Tamarac, 71-69, and defeated the Waldorf […]

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Monday Granville Golden Horde field hockey hoped to right the ship with a win taking on Salem at home. Granville got their wish, although it took longer than they might have hoped for, as the Horde needed double overtime to get past Salem 2-1 and even their Wasaren League record at 1-1. Nicole LaPlante delivered […]

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GHS Drama Club delights with ‘Sound’

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The Granville High School Drama Club brought the house down during their three night run of the Sound of Music March 31, April 1 and 2. Elle Leach and Taylor Davidson took on the lead roles of Maria Rainer and Captain Georg von Trapp.  The Sound of Music cast:  Mother Abbess            Ann Shaw Maria […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

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By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

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By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

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By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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