Tag Archives: Saratoga

Fireworks, parades and more on tap for July 4

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Parades, live music and large firework displays will highlight this year’s Fourth of July celebrations in the region.   NEW YORK   Argyle Firemen’s parade, chicken barbecue and a quilt show The J. A. Barkley Hose Co. Auxiliary is organizing the annual parade as Argyle celebrates the Fourth of July with several events throughout the […]

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Halloween Happenings

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By Ellen Ricks   Happy Halloween! Hope you have your costumes all picked out and ready to go because there are so many events to attend. Whether you enjoy a little Halloween fun with your family or prefer to be spooky out of your socks, there’s something for everyone.  NEW YORK Argyle Stiles Haunted House […]

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He gets paid to drive, so he’s ‘Uber’ excited

Tracey Cook is an Uber/Lyft driver from Granville, New York.

By Krystle S. Morey Since ridesharing services including Uber and Lyft became legal in upstate New York, locals are trying their hand at riding and driving, but a local Uber/Lyft driver said it’s not very popular in this area – yet. “There really isn’t that much money around here,” said Tracey Cook, of Granville. Cook […]

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Community Calendar 01/02/14

Thursday, Jan. 2   Last Look at Art HOOSICK FALLS Nine days remain to visit an exhibit of the paintings of New York State Artist George Van Hook at 120 Gallery 90 in The Armory in Hoosick Falls at the junction of Church and Elm Streets. Van Hook’s naturalistic work has been on exhibit since […]

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Courthouse Puppet Club

The Salem Courthouse Community Center is offering a unique opportunity for home schooled children between the ages of seven and 12. The CCC is starting the Homeschool Puppet Club, which will meet on Tuesday mornings from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. starting on Oct. 8 and running until Dec. 3. Students will learn to manipulate puppets, […]

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Fair off to a strong start

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By Jaime Thomas Forget video games and sports memorabilia—what Daniel Cook really wanted was a pig. And two years ago, the Granville eighth-grader got his wish when a family friend gave him one. Since then, his drove has grown to five swine. Unlike many boys his age, he holds unconventional interests. “I’ve always been fascinated […]

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Canal Festival returns next weekend

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The Whitehall Canal Festival, a local tradition for more than three decades, returns to the Skenesborough Harbor Park later this month. The 31st annual festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, and will feature amusements, games, good eats and live music. One of Whitehall’s most eagerly anticipated seasonal events, the […]

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GMFCU to open new location

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By Jaime Thomas Great Meadow Federal Credit Union confirmed plans Thursday to open up a new, expanded office in Granville this fall. The GMFCU recently purchased a property at 26-36 East Main Street next to the current location in an old house at 24 East Main Street. The new building will be a large branch […]

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Granville Planned Parenthood to shut its doors

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By Jaime Thomas The Granville Planned Parenthood on Quaker Street announced last week it will close its doors next month. “After careful evaluation, we have decided to close our Granville health center on July 3 at 7 p.m. This decision enables PPMH to focus on the continued upgrading of our other health centers, to ensure […]

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Free vessel checks offered by Coast Guard

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 in Lake George, Warren, Washington and northern Saratoga Counties, is offering free vessel safety checks to owners of motorboats, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, rowboats and personal watercraft. To take advantage of this free special safety examination, you can call one of the following US Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels examiners in […]

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North Country Freepress – 10/19/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/19/18

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518 Wheels – 10/18/18

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Police working break-in cases

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By Matthew Saari More than a week after a man attempted to forcibly gain access to six village homes, no […]

Saint-Gobain workers build prosthetic hands

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By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. suspended operations at its Granville plant last Tuesday to lend a helping […]

Sasquatch fete in jeopardy

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By Matthew Saari After only three years, Whitehall’s annual Sasquatch Calling Festival may be no more. Event organizer David Molenaar […]

Mother Nature solves dam problem

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville town highway superintendent Eric Towne thanked Mother Nature last weekend for helping to clear a […]

Food rivalry returns for 2nd year

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By Matthew Saari The age-old Granville-Whitehall rivalry returns – not on the gridiron but rather between food pantries. The Great […]

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Police investigating home invasions in village

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are investigating a bizarre series of home invasions that occurred over the weekend. On Sunday, […]

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