Tag Archives: Tradition

Bee talk in Hebron

The Hebron Preservation Society invites the community to attend a PowerPoint talk by Betterbee, from Greenwich, on the raising and care of bees and their importance in the environment today. This presentation concludes the summer series, Food for Thought, held by the society. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Betterbee […]

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Students receive dictionaries

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The entire third-grade class at Mary J. Tanner happily flipped through brand new dictionaries Friday morning. In keeping with and eight or nine-year tradition, the Granville Rotary Club purchased and handed out these books to all the third-graders. “We want to promote kids’ reading, and it’s a very valuable tool to have,” Rotarian Bob Meldrum […]

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Rutland City Band up next in Friday night concert series

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  One of the area’s oldest municipal bands will take the Whitehall stage this Friday. The Rutland City Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17 on the bandstand at the Riverside Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street. In the tradition of American town bands, the group plays a variety of music for all […]

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Railroaders to host Holiday tourney

The Whitehall Boys Basketball program will host the annual Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 at Whitehall High School. An annual tradition for 16 years, the tournament features four teams who will compete for tournament honors. The junior varsity squads for Fair Haven and Poultney will kick off the tournament at […]

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Battle of the Bands returns

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Shelby McEachron Granville FFA Reporter   If you have ever been to a GranvilleFFABattle of the Bands then you know that you don’t want to miss the next one. In the past years, we have seen Ozzy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Elvis. Who will it be this year? This year’s Battle will be of […]

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Lights Week returns

Seven Years of Lights Tradition continues under the lights   The tradition Granville athletes look forward to almost as much as homecoming returns for its seventh year from Sept. 19 – 23 – it’s time for Lights Week.  Lights Week returns to Granville for the seventh time with games on four nights with a schedule […]

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Resetar back for Horde

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Graduation losses have hit the Granville Golden Horde boys baseball team hard. Returning only one senior and a total of two players from last year’s playoff team, the other being Andrew Hadeka, returning head coach Dan Poucher said he’s looking for the team to improve game by game. “We’ve very young team in terms of […]

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Rotary Club presents dictionaries to third graders

Rotary keeps up tradition with presentation to third graders   It’s not every day kids get excited over a book. Granville’s third graders celebrated their return to Granville Elementary with the Granville Rotary Thursday, March 10 as the service organization continued its long-standing tradition and presented each of the students with a new dictionary. Each […]

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pre-game jitters

Going to Hoosick  I’ll be taking the trip to Hoosick Falls tonight for the showdown that could set up the rest of the season for the Granville Golden Horde. This Horde team is not the same as the one that fell earlier this season so this match up will be huge. Granville has to face […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

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By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

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Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]