Tag Archives: Middle Granville

Local Post Offices facing reduced hours

By Jaime Thomas As the United States Postal Service continues to make cuts nationwide, locals will begin to see differences nearby. The Middle Granville post office reduced its Monday to Friday hours from eight to just over six, and it’s only a matter of time until the North Granville post office follows suit, said George […]

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First in Breed: Middle Granville’s couple Labrador Retriever take tops honors at Westminster Show

By Jaime Thomas At the most renowned dog show in the world, in the second most popular category, the winning canine came from Middle Granville. Catherine ‘Kaki’ Fisher and her husband, Robert, won two out of four top spots available for Labrador Retriever champions with their dogs Kiefer and Kitsy at the Westminster Kennel Club’s […]

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Granville: A look back at 2012

With 2012 now in the history books, we decided to look back on the year and revisit the top stories. Fires The biggest fire to hit Granville in many years was the Main Street fire on Nov. 12. The fire completely destroyed the All In One Exchange pawn shop building and the former L.E. Roberts […]

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Middle Granville’s mystery man

By Lisa Dougan Kelly   Some individuals immediately convey a message that one should keep a polite distance and not ask too many – if any – questions. James Waldron Gillespie was such a man. That’s why he was a mystery and continues to be. Born in 1865, at age 21, he bought a 19-room […]

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Raceville crash injures four

By Randal Smathers   Four people were taken to area hospitals following a head-on collision on Route 22A near Raceville Road in Middle Granville on Monday afternoon. A midsize 2010 Chevrolet SUV headed southbound and a northbound 2004 Ford Focus sedan met in the corner between Raceville and Butler roads at about 1:50 p.m., with […]

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Fire claims vacant building

Several area fire departments responded to a structure fire Friday night on State Route 22 in Middle Granville. Officials believe a shorted entry wire sparked the 1,600-square-foot building around 6 p.m., which used to house a plow truck but has been vacant for 20 years, said Milt Dunbar, Middle Granville’s fire chief. His department was […]

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Community Calendar 10/25/12

  Thursday October 25   Veteran assistance SALEM From now through Veterans’ Day, Nov. 12, McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home is collecting new or gently-used sweaters and gloves to be delivered to local VA hospitals, VA homes, and veterans’ service organizations. The funeral home is also an official Cell Phones for Soldiers drop-off center. Information: 518-854-3555.   […]

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Screaming good time: Halloween events abound

Halloween is just days away. Whether you’re looking for the fun of a kids’ costume parade or a scary night in a “haunted” house, you’ll find plenty of venues that offer a spooktacular experience this weekend.   Haunted houses   If you’re up for a seriously spooky time, be sure to check out some of […]

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Colonial life comes alive on Butler Road

By Jaime Thomas History buffs can get their colonial fix at the historic Butler homestead on Saturday, Oct. 13.  Re-enacting Colonial Life, a benefit for the Pember Library and Museum, will take place inside and outside of the house, which dates back to 1780. This is the third time the event is being held, though […]

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Arrest made in latest Champman’s burglary

Two people have been arrested following yet another break-in at Chapman’s Store in Middle Granville. This is at least the third time since March the store has been burglarized. A local man has already pleaded guilty in relation to one of the break-ins. In the latest case, which police said took place Sept. 1, two […]

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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, […]