By Jaime Thomas Blue skies and hot sun created a picture perfect day for the Little League parade on Sunday. A large crowd lined the route from Main Street down to Richards Memorial Park to watch the colorful procession of teams. Once the large group had gathered at a Little League field at the far [...]
By Jaime Thomas Practices have started and the new fields are almost finished — this weekend will officially kick off little league season in Granville. Little League Weekend this May 4 and 5 will be filled with all the usual activities, from a fundraising coin drop to a vibrant parade. The kids will show off [...]
Apathy is one vocabulary word Olivia Ruby hasn’t learned this year. Ruby, a student in Michael Thorton’s third grade class at Whitehall Elementary school, was instrumental in starting a fundraising effort that rose $2400 for victims of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan. Students at the school spent the week before spring break collecting [...]
Carnival sees rainy return, perseveres What began with the pitter patter of many, many raindrops ended with a bang Saturday night as the Granville Hook & Ladder Company’s Fireman’s Carnival closed with its scheduled fireworks display, despite the threat of rain that hung over the entire three-day event.