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FFA to host battle of bands at school

Granville members of the National FFA Organization will host six groups for the fifth annual battle of the bands on Saturday, Dec. 1. Along with high school bands participating in the competition, such as the Granville jazz band and the Greenwich FFA band, other musicians will play just for entertainment. Bill Hunsinger will be playing […]

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Sandy may cast doubt on school budget

By Jaime Thomas Though Hurricane Sandy didn’t hit Granville physically, it may still hurt the school district. Mark Bessen told Board of Education members how the storm might make things difficult for them in the next fiscal year at a meeting Monday night. “The state’s going to be focusing a lot of attention on repairing […]

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Quicks to receive honorary degrees from FFA

Two Granville natives will receive honorary American FFA degrees this week. The National FFA Organization will honor Ken Quick Sr. and Diane Quick with the awards, given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment, according to a press release. The Quicks will travel to the 85th National FFA Convention & […]

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A ‘Quick’ congratulations

Ken Quick Jr., center, at the recent homecoming celebration.

There isn’t much that makes Ken Quick Jr. nervous. But Quick admitted Friday to being just a bit nervous in his first trip home since becoming Granville’s first-ever national FFA Organization officer. The Cornell freshman returned home for a warm reception from friends, family and local dignitaries Nov. 18 with a whirlwind year of touring […]

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Granville grad earns National FFA office

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Check out the National FFA Organization web page chances are you’ll recognize a familiar face. Ken Quick Jr. added another milestone to his personal resume Saturday as the Granville graduate was named National FFA Organization Eastern Region Vice President for 2011-2012. Quick is shown on the front page of the site with the other five […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]