Tag Archives: People

Need a lift? Senior shuttle offers important service

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By Jaime Thomas As a person gets older, it becomes harder and harder to maintain independence—both financially and physically. For those getting up in their years in Granville, getting around does not have to be a problem. The senior shuttle, which has been around for about five years, provides free, local rides to any residents […]

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Granville man on “The Price is Right”

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By Jaime Thomas Screaming, crying, hysterically-excited contestants wildly jumping around on a stage. It’s the classic vision of “The Price is Right.” Bob Schoonmaker fits this bill. The Granville resident and owner of Schoony’s Country Market recently competed on an episode of the game show that will air later this year. For his wife’s birthday […]

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Warren Tire plans summer opening

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One of the region’s largest automotive service providers is hoping to open a location in Whitehall later this year. Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire Service Center, confirmed last week his company is in negotiations to purchase the former Skenesborough Gardens property at 189 Broadway, directly across the road from the CVS shopping plaza. Kellogg […]

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Foreign students experience life locally

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By Jaime Thomas Jacopo Spezia comes from Arco, an alpine village in Northern Italy. Manuchehr Dorgabekov comes from Khorog, a Middle Eastern town located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Tajikistan. What do the two have in common? They’re both spending a year in Granville as foreign exchange students. The 17-year-old boys live with […]

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Benefit spaghetti dinner at Elks Lodge Thursday

A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held this evening to aid a local family whose home was destroyed in a late-night fire last week. The dinner will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 on North Williams Street. Besides spaghetti, the menu will include meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert. […]

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Police Departments offer holiday safety tips

The Whitehall Police Department has a number of tips to keep you and your family safe during the holidays whether you’re at home or shopping. Officers are encouraging people to stay alert when they’re shopping. Always keep your packages in sight especially in high traffic areas like the food court and busy stores. It’s also […]

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School to revive peer mentoring program

By Jaime Thomas When teenagers are upset, they don’t go to the nearest adult for advice — they talk to their peers. That thinking is the basis for a program called Natural Helpers, which is sponsored by the Washington County Council for Prevention. Students from Granville High School will attend a conference at Silver Bay […]

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New book salutes local WWII veterans

Former Granville resident Michelle Yauger will return in mid-October, and she will be bringing an important piece of Granville history with her. The town has always been proud of its veterans, especially the 32 Granville men who died in World War II. The Main Street clock stands in memory of the town’s veterans, and the […]

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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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Hampton looking to develop agricultural plan

The Hampton planning board is in the early stages of creating a road map for the future development of farming in the community. The plan would be a resource that current and prospective farmers could use as they look to establish or expand their operations. “Because you have Green Mountain College doing so much with […]

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North Country Freepress – 09/21/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/21/18

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518 Wheels – 09/20/18

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Bomb squad called to Granville village

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Street was abuzz with law enforcement activity Sunday afternoon. “They found a grenade,” said Granville […]

Class C looms as enrollment jumps

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall athletes may be looking at a future of competing against the likes of Cambridge, Greenwich, Hoosick […]

Safety officers take to school hallways

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari   A new school year has begun, and with it comes a new […]

Dresden firemen seek more funds

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By Matthew Saari The firemen in Dresden are seeking a budget increase – potentially the first in 15 years. Members […]

Sasquatch Calling Festival returns Sept. 29

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By Matthew Saari The hills and vales of the bucolic Whitehall countryside will be resonating with the deep, sonorous calls […]

North Country Freepress – 09/14/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/14/18

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518 Wheels – 09/13/18

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Village debates, OKs pig farm

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall trustees had to roll out extra chairs last Thursday to accommodate everyone interested in the proposed […]

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