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“The British are coming.” Hubbardton reenactment this weekend

The roar of cannon and musket fire, the rat-a-tat-tat of drums, and the patter of several hundred pairs of soldiers’ feet lining up in formation will echo through the hills of Hubbardton this weekend as re-enactors relive the Battle of Hubbardton. The Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Encampment will be held from 9:30 a.m. to […]

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Honoring a family veteran

A hike through the fall colors on the northern end of Whitehall brings you to the foundation of a homestead that turned out several generations of veterans. One of them is currently working to make sure that another’s burial site, also located at the homestead, is proper for someone who served their country. “When I […]

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The man who made Whitehall

250 years ago, it all began with one man.Phillip Skene, a member of the British Army, was given a plot of land from the King of England, which he named after himself.

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Town watched by Cathrine Skene

She came to America with her husband. Together, they settled down in a town which was named after the husband and built a luxurious castle.

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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, […]