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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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

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By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]