Tag Archives: Saratoga

New Look Quarryman

The Quarryman will return with a new look, chainsaw artist Tim O’Brien told the Granville Village Board Monday night, just not before spring. The artist behind the original statue detailed the process he saw unfolding throughout the winter to have a piece ready for sometime after the still-falling snow melts away. “I want to be […]

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Cross Country finishes strong

  Cross-country finishes strong   Alicia Clark, the Granville cross-country team’s premier girl runner, qualified again this year for the state cross-country meet on Saturday, Nov. 11. Clark has broken her own personal record three weeks in a row, each race being held at the Saratoga State Park. She started the streak during the Greenwich invitational, posting a personal […]

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Runners end season at sectionals

The Whitehall varsity boys and girls varsity cross-country teams finished out the fall portion of the 2010-11 fall athletic season with the Section II/Class D meet at the Saratoga State Park on Nov. 5. The varsity boys team finished the season with an eighth place finish at the meet, with freshman PJ Ferguson finishing in […]

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Basketball Coach Resigns

Matt Usher takes job … at Saratoga Schools Former Saratoga Springs Blue Streak Matt Usher is a Blue Streak once again. Usher confirmed last Friday he had just submitted his resignation to the Granville School District following signing a contract with the Saratoga Springs School District and having it accepted by its board of education […]

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Burleigh E. Douglass

Burleigh E. Douglass passed away at the age of 84 on Feb. 23, 2009 in Woodstock, Ga.  He was the son of the late Burleigh J. and Lois Clark Douglass. He was born on Oct 26, 1924 in Whitehall. He lived his childhood in Whitehall and joined the US Army in 1944. He served in […]

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Glenola Forcucci

Glenola “Babe” Forcucci, age 87, of Granville went to join her son Joe on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009. Babe passed away peacefully at her daughter Pat’s home in Saratoga Springs with her daughter at her side.   Babe was born in Skaneatles Falls, N.Y., on Aug. 30, 1921. She was the daughter of the late […]

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BBB boys basketball

Horde fans…. Get out there this Tuesday night and pack that Gym  Show the boys team some love for all of the success they’ve had this season (now in your best ‘Dicky V voice – Serendipity Baby!!) Tuesday night Ticket Price for the Boys Basketball Sectional Playoff Game for Tuesday, February 24 – Saratoga Catholic […]

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sports updates

Watch this space for updates on the wrestling and basketball playoffs   Today, almost as I write this, the wrestling seeding meeting is taking place. Walter Foster and Karl Palmer look pretty good for high seeds if not the tops at 135 and 215. Three other Granville wrestlers Hastings, Miller and Ehntholt also advanced and […]

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checking in

Some thoughts Good to see the boy soccer team break through for a win. They’ve been on the verge of breaking through for a while. football You definitely need to do more than want it bad. Although Granville continues to improve, it just might be that no amount of improvement could have brought them even […]

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today's post

July 10, 2008       Circus   Did anyone who reads this catch the Kelly Circus last night? I’ve managed to make the set up each time they come to town but seem to have a commitment for the shows – I’m curious how it went.   Baseball   If you’re free and a […]

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14