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Advanced Auto Parts confirms tentative opening

An Advance Auto Parts store should open tentatively in Granville this December. The company that owns 110 Quaker Street, the lot behind Price Chopper Plaza slated to become an Advance Auto Parts, has obtained a demolition permit from the town of Granville. The town board heard word from its ordinance officer, Russ Bronson, last week […]

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Local Post Offices facing reduced hours

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By Jaime Thomas As the United States Postal Service continues to make cuts nationwide, locals will begin to see differences nearby. The Middle Granville post office reduced its Monday to Friday hours from eight to just over six, and it’s only a matter of time until the North Granville post office follows suit, said George […]

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Comptroller’s office critical of Dresden’s book keeping

Dresden’s financial records are so haphazard that that there is no way to accurately determine the town’s fiscal condition, according to an audit released earlier this month by the state Comptroller’s Office. The review of the town’s finances from 2010 to March of 2012 found that the town’s records are incomplete and there is no […]

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Source of fuel leak in canal determined

The village has identified the source of a petroleum leak that was detected in the Champlain Canal last week. Mayor Peter Telisky said the leak was traced back to an apartment building at 120 Broadway, near the intersection of Gilmore Street. He said a broken pipe on a fuel tank appears to be the cause […]

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Local murderer dies in prison

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A local man who was serving a life sentence in a state prison for the murder of his 2-year-old son died on Sunday. David J. Pope Sr. 67, was pronounced dead at Westchester County Medical Center at on Oct. 7. A spokesperson with the New York State Department of Corrections said Pope was transported to […]

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Canal Fest to celebrate 30 year anniversary

One of the Whitehall’s most eagerly anticipated annual events will celebrate its 30th anniversary later this month. The Whitehall Canal Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14 at the Skenesborough Park. The carnival-like festival has been a staple of the summer season in Whitehall since 1982. Jim Aiken, who reprises his […]

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Area post offices’ hours cut

The Clemons post office has been saved after the U.S. Postal Service reversed course on a plan that would have closed thousands of offices around the country. But while the plan ensures that the small one-room post office will remain operational, it and several other offices in the region will see their retail hours reduced, […]

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Fate of Clemons PO awaits Congress

Clemons Post Office

A measure in front of the U.S. House of Representatives could delay the closure of thousands of post offices, including one in Clemons, but it appears unlikely the rural office will be permanently spared from the chopping block. The Clemons post office is one of thousands around the country slated to close on May 15 […]

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Clemons Post Office to close: Low mail volume cited; last day open is Jan. 6

Clemons Post Office

After months of speculation, the U.S. Postal Service has confirmed that the Clemons Post Office will be closing next month. U.S. Postal Service Northeast area spokesperson Maureen Marion announced last Thursday that the small post office, located in a log cabin style building on the western side of Route 22 in Clemons, will close following […]

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Bridge Theatre may be torn down

The Clinton Street Bridge and the theater that rests upon its trusses may be removed after the village declined to take responsibility for the structure. The village was given the opportunity last month to assume all responsibilities for the bridge, including ownership and maintenance of the 100 year old structure but declined given the financial […]

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Classifieds 12/17/14

Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]