Tag Archives: Mcdermott

Making Strides Breast Cancer walk next Sunday

Jennifer McDermott didn’t turn to the American Cancer Society for support when she was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. But that wouldn’t stop her from pointing others in that direction. McDermott is the volunteer event chair for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Rutland County, Vt., which will be held on Sunday, Oct. […]

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Cancer survivor gives back

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By Derek Liebig Jennifer McDermott remembers the emotions: shock, disbelief and denial. She was 35 years old and in the prime of her life. She ate right, was active and by all accounts, healthy. Which is why she was stunned when her doctor told her she had cancer. The mother of three found a lump […]

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Iconic evergreen to come down

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This holiday season will be the last for Granville’s traditional Christmas tree. “It’s dead. It’s in really bad shape. The tree has to come down, and it will be taken down next spring,” said village Mayor Brian LaRose. “What we need to do now is replace it, and we’re going to look across the whole […]

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Toys for Tots a roaring success

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Three local organizations got a big jump on their Christmas shopping this weekend as they came together to raise a couple of thousand dollars for a local charity that provides toys to underserved children during the holidays. The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 83, the Leathernecks Motorcycle Club, and McDermott’s Harley Davidson organized the […]

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Sports golf

Granville and Schuylerville are tied atop the Wasaren League standing following a Monday victory over the Black Horses at Lake St. Catherine Country Club in Poultney, 3-2. Both teams have lost two matches and have split the season series at a game each. Granville’s Garrett Brown notched medallist honors in a 3-2 win against the […]

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Poland with Lily

It’s a site a little off the beaten path for a summer internship abroad and even the intern admits the choice was a little ‘random’ but Granville graduate Lily McDermott of Hebron said she learned a lot during a summer spent teaching English in Poland. Heading into her junior year at the California Polytechnic State […]

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Kashner clutch as Granville tennis gets by Greenwich

Nick Kashner took the number five singles match which made the difference as Granville edged Greenwich April 27 in Adirondack League tennis at home. On a day when the wind gusted with enough force to occasionally stop all but the hardest hit tennis balls in mid-air Granville came out on top against tough competition. Joey […]

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Tennis Sweeps

Two in a row for tennis Granville tennis on a roll   Granville swept up the tennis courts with back-to-back shutout wins over Hadley-Luzerne and North Warren. Joey Lea defeated Catie Love 10-1 in number one singles competition as the Horde blanked the Eagles 7-0, in an Adirondack League tennis match on Thursday, April 14. […]

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Tennis team looking for strong season

Coming off a successful 2010 campaign, the Granville tennis teams is looking to go deep into the post season with a few new faces in the mix. Varsity head coach Terry Wheeler said despite many new faces, he has a core of returners who have had regular and post season success from daughter Kayla Wheeler […]

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Horde boys fall to Stillwater at Mechanicville

  Despite the return of several players who missed time with injuries, Granville could not overcome the Stillwater offense falling 66-39 in the first round of the Section II Class B boys basketball tournament Tuesday night. Down by 12 points at the half, Granville allowed four Warriors to reach double digits in scoring, while no […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]