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Comar tapped for state level post

Granville's Sheila Comar with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a recent Deomcrtic Party meeting.

Former Granville Town and current Washington County Democratic Chairwoman Sheila Comar has been named chairwoman of the state Democratic Committee’s Executive Committee, the second highest ranked position in the party in the state. Comar was named to the position by a unanimous vote. “I’m quite humbled because I am a chair of a rural upstate […]

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Village: Good news on insurance front

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After weeks of battling with Granville Village insurer, Trident, regarding claims tied to the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Irene, village clerk treasurer Rick Roberts said he’s finally getting some good news. During a conference call Friday, Nov. 4 village officials spoke with representatives from Trident who agreed to pay the major portion of claims […]

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Slate Valley Museum ghost story

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Tales of the Slate Valley macabre

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Many years ago three thirsty slate quarry workers decided they needed to row across the lake to keep the party going. It was late, so the story goes, and they had already had a few when they set out – they never returned. Their bodies were never recovered. Since then, on a full moon night […]

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Slate Valley Museum haunted quarry tour

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The Slate Valley Museum will host an evening tour of the remains of the West Castleton Slate Company beginning at 4:30 p.m.,  starting at Lake Bomoseen State Park A recommended donation of $5 per person will go towards the Slate Valley Museum’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Irene. Visitors will meet in the parking lot area […]

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Slate Valley plans quarry tour

The Slate Valley Museum will host an evening tour of the remains of the West Castleton Slate Company beginning at 4:30 p.m.,  starting at Lake Bomoseen State Park A recommended donation of $5 per person will go towards the Slate Valley Museum’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Irene. Visitors will meet in the parking lot area […]

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Zappone’s, McDonald’s busy working to reopen

The impact of Tropical Storm Irene will leave a lasting impression on the Granville business community; however each of the stores closed by the storm has vowed to return better than before. At Zappone’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge ram Matt Zappone said Friday the dealership was making progress towards their Oct. 1 opening date. “Everything will […]

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Irene impacts procurement policy

The ripple effect of Tropical Storm Irene was still being felt in the Village of Granville Monday night as every action the village board took was somehow touched or impacted by the event. Due to substantial infrastructure damage in the village, mostly to the waste water treatment system, the village board passed a resolution to […]

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Factory Street, Rathbun Avenue residents banding together

  Perhaps the single residential area hardest hit by Tropical Storm Irene is Factory Street. Across the Mettowee River from the Slate Valley Museum the residents of the street and the spur off of its end, Rathbun Avenue, all had some measure of damage when the storm dropped six inches of rain bringing the river […]

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Post-flood pictures, scenes from the village of Granville

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Sen. Betty Little talks with members of the Viger family on Factory Street Aug. 30, two days after Tropical Storm Irene…

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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