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Memorial Day 2011

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 […]

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Work gets done on Granville Community Service Day

New projects highlight service day   The fruits of the labor from Saturday just might be vegetables. Groups from around Granville gathered in Veterans Park to kick off Granville Community Service Day for 2011 with a list of projects for the day. Along with the typical spring cleanup task like raking, picking up downed limbs […]

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Community Service Day planned

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Spruce up for spring Granville Community Service Day 2011     Just a glance off the side of the road anywhere in the area shows Granville Community Service Day 2011 can’t come soon enough. A harsh winter’s worth of accumulated debris has repopulated the roadsides of Granville with a fresh coating of fast food wrappers, […]

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Clean up set for April 30

Residents of Granville are encouraged to get out and clean up the trash left behind after a long winter April 30 for the third Granville Community Service Day. The day starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. for those who plan to volunteer and join groups from the community and high school as […]

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Jordan, Little kick off Maple Fest

Area representatives kicked off the celebration of all things maple in Middle Granville at Grottoli’s Maple Friday afternoon with the ceremonial tapping of the first maple tree. The 16th annual maple weekend(s) began with Sen. Betty Little and Assemblyman Tony Jordan putting an old style tap into a tree behind the sugarhouse. “I’m just relived […]

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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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Granville Wins $56K for sidewalks

A popular walking route in Granville is getting more “sidewalk.” The “Make the Connection Program” by the Glens Falls Transportation Council informed the town and village their joint application succeeded in bringing $56,300 in federal grant monies toward the Quaker Street sidewalk project. The project is slated to bring more than 2,200 feet of sidewalk […]

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Washington County Board of Supervisors

Matt Hicks after the Jan. 21, 2011 meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, Hicks' first meeting.

Newly elected Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks attended his first full regular meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors since his Jan. 1 swearing-in on Jan. 21 in Fort Edward. Supervisors approved moving forward with the second phase of their agreement with CGR (the Center for Governmental Research) at the brief meeting. With the first […]

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Fun for a cause at Coaches vs. Cancer

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Coaches from two schools took to the court Monday night to have a little fun for a good cause. In front of a packed house the second coaches versus cancer game brought a team from the Fort Ann school district to take on Granville coaches. Thanks to a last minute buzzer beater, Granville coaches came […]

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Taking the Oath

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Newly elected Granville Town Board member Mary Emery congratulates new Granville Town Supervisor Matt Hicks last Saturday morning at the Town Hall. The pair are flanked by Village and Town Judge Roger Forando, who administered the oath of office in front of friends and family. Hicks and Emery were elected in November to serve one-year […]

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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

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

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

New Elks officers are sworn into office

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 […]