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Man bikes through Granville


The young man walking across America was not alone. Since last Tuesday, Rev. Jim Peterson has been hosting Chris Wood, a 20-year-old, who has been riding his bicycle from Minnesota to Maine. When Wood tried pitching his tent on what turned out to be private property in Middle Granville, he was directed to Peterson, who […]

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Churches combining services for summer

Four churches are planning to worship together July 21 through Sept. 1.  Granville Baptist Church and the United Church of Granville, which is a merger of Peniel and Middle Granville Presbyterian Churches and the Granville United Methodist Church, will be combining their services to give their pastors, Rev. Jim Peterson and Rev. Jerry McKinney, some […]

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Bell ringing campaign to help those in need

The local arm of a charitable effort that raised several thousand dollars for people in need is poised to help even more people this year. Bell ringers for the annual Salvation Army red kettle campaign will soon be out again in Whitehall and Granville, “Doing the Most Good.” Last year’s bell-ringing campaign, which was the […]

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Loretta C. Johnson, 93

Wells, Vt. – Loretta C. Johnson, age 93, passed away at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation on Friday, June 22, 2012. Loretta was born in Granville, NY on Oct. 2, 1918, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Hatch) Courter. Loretta was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree and University Library School […]

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Palm Sunday hymn sing this weekend

The First Baptist Church at 41 Williams St. will host a public Palm Sunday hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of song and fellowship. Gospel country music singer Jay Witham will perform hymns requested by the audience. Choirs and soloists are welcome to […]

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Help the Baptist Church help Granville

During tough times the number of people in need of a little help getting by grows, so it is with those members of the community in mind the Granville Baptist Church plans for its annual rummage giveaway. Although the annual giveaway has taken place for many years, Rev. Jim Peterson said with the state of […]

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Church group setting up Salvation Army in Granville

The Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council constantly tries to find new ways to help the less fortunate in the Granville area and with this holiday season a new way to assist the needy will arrive. The council plans to partner with the Salvation Army to set up a Salvation Army Service Unit in Granville, Rev. Jim […]

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Flood clean-up Saturday

By Derek Liebig Help is on its way. The Bay Road Presbyterian Church Neighbor to Neighbor Mission Team that met with residents coping with flooding along Lake Champlain and pledged their assistance has scheduled a work day in Whitehall this weekend. Janice Holding, co-leader of the team said volunteers will meet near the Skenesborough Fire […]

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Lenten Services

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Lenten services The Lenten Luncheon series of Prayer Services followed by a simple lunch continues on Fridays during Lent at 12 noon.  On March 25, the service will be at the South Granville Congregational Church.  On April 1, it will be at Trinity Episcopal Church.  Granville Baptist Church will host the service and luncheon on […]

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Stocking up warmth

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The Christmas tree at the Granville Baptist Church is doing double duty this winter. During a time when many more need a helping hand, members of the Rev. Jim Peterson’s congregation have kept the holiday tree up for another purpose – as a beacon for those who want to help others. What once was a […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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