Tag Archives: Long Time

Machines at cleanup site

An excavator and dump truck were at the site of the pile of rubble on Main Street Tuesday morning. Though employees from Edgeco Environmental, Inc., told Granville officials last week the cleanup would begin this past Monday, a mechanical problem got in the way. John Winn, an attorney who has been representing one of the […]

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Four candidates compete for three slots on school board

By Jaime Thomas Four candidates are vying and only three slots are open on the Granville Board of Education as elections swiftly approach. In addition to incumbent candidates Kevin Ely, Dale Olsen and Eric Scribner, Audrey Hicks is now on the bid for the position. She said she is running for several reasons; primarily, she […]

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Head of MJT new, yet unfamiliar

By Bill Toscano   It will be a year of unusual change at Mary J. Tanner School. All of the school’s teachers, from pre-kindergarten through second grade are back, but long-time principal Kristie Gijanto has retired and has been replaced by Diane Dumas, who was previously principal at Granville Elementary. Dumas has brought along the […]

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Eagles are too much

The Whitehall baseball and softball teams each faced Duanesburg in the opening round of the Section II tournaments, and in both cases, the Eagles sent the Railroaders home. Whitehall’s softball, who snuck into the tournament as the sixteenth seed, were beaten by an undefeated Duanesburg team 6-0. Duanesburg pitcher Dani Hennel held the Railroaders in […]

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Schoony’s set to open by summer

It was a long, cold winter for the Schoonmakers. Bob and Dorie and the kids, friends and family along with members of the community watched helplessly as Black Friday took on a whole new meaning for North Granville. The fire, spotted by a passerby who returned to the store to inform the clerks working inside, […]

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School Opens Tuesday

The thermometer may read like mid-July, but next Tuesday will come the words that children and teenagers will either love or dread. “Welcome back to school.”

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As the summer season officially starts, people are looking for a way to cool off.

One of the local cool spots will again be open for the season as the Washington County Park at Huletts Landing will open full-time starting this weekend.

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Saturday could be title day

League title within grasp The Class C North Champion Granville Golden Horde. Say that out loud; notice how it rolls off the tongue.

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Youth center in the works

Rec center for September It has been a long time coming, but local youths will only have to wait a few weeks longer for a new recreation center, Granville Police Benevolent Association members announced last week.

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Norton vs. Putorti

By Jamie Norton Two vie for Mayoral seat in March 18 election Fra Putorti has the utmost respect for mayor Pat Norton.That doesn’t mean he doesn’t think he could match her performance in the village office.

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14