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Local names in coroner’s race

It’s possible that after next Tuesday, two of the four coroners in Washington County could reside in Whitehall. Seven candidates are running for four open coroner seats, including two from Whitehall. Republican candidate Ruth Scribner is vying for a return to the position after spending the last four years as one of the coroners in […]

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Board of Education, Sept. 19

Clean up efforts lauded     The volunteer response from the Granville school district was praised by school officials Monday night at the Sept. 19 meeting of the Granville Board of Education. Board member Eric Scribner expressed thanks to administrators and fellow board members for an outstanding response to the request for volunteers put out […]

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Board talks consolidation

The announcement of a retirement has Granville School officials talking about shared services. Monday night the Granville Board of Education accepted the retirement of long-time Transportation Manager Bob Jones, effective at the end of October. Superintendent Mark Bessen asked the board if he should post the job listing or begin to look into sharing the […]

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Girls track sweeps at home

Wasaren League track Granville girls dominate     Granville girls track took two of three relays to break a tie with Stillwater for the league dual meet lead April 26. Granville beat Stillwater and Lake George to take the meet and the lead in the Wasaren. Meghan O’Brien won four individual events with victories in […]

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O’Brien leads girls track

 Meghan O’Brien took home three wins as the Granville girls track team swept Whitehall and Hoosic Valley in Schaghticoke April 12. While the boys had winners, they could not overcome Whitehall. O’Brien won the 100 meters with a time of 13.8 seconds, triple jump with a distance of 33 feet, 5.5 inches, the long jump […]

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As maple season ends, final reviews are mixed

Some up, some down at end maple season As the Maple season comes to a close at Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House the crew on Hatch Hill Road can look back on a successful year, not one for the record books but quite nice by comparison. Matt Rathbun said the early work in the woods paid […]

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Indoor Track

Track wrap up As the indoor track season rounds the bend into the home stretch, Granville athletes continue to rack up place finishes in various events. At the Wasaren Indoor Championship, which was held Feb. 7 at Union College in Schenectady, the boys and girls teams finished fourth and fifth, respectively. For the boys, track […]

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Horde trounces Hoosic Valley

The Granville football team is on a winning streak. The combination of an opportunistic defense and an overwhelming rushing attack led the way for the Horde as it earned a 56-26 victory over Hoosic Valley last Friday evening during the annual “Lights Week” game. The win was the second in a row for Granville and […]

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‘Fest’ event nears

Ready to take the plunge? The Penguin Dip, that is. The always popular kickoff to the Whitehall Winter Festival will open a day of fun and events on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 9 a.m.

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Millet to step down

The town of Whitehall is looking for a new clerk. Julie Millett, who was appointed as the Whitehall town clerk in January 2008 and was elected to the post the following November, will be stepping down from the position at the end of this week.  

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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, […]