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

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

  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

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

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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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