Tag Archives: Volunteer Work

Local Girl Scouts staying busy

By Jaime Thomas It’s cookie season for local girl scouts, but they’ve been keeping busy year round. “We do a lot throughout the year,” said Diane Wescott, Community Chair for the scouts. The local troop consists of girls from four towns including Granville, Whitehall, Hartford and Fort Ann. Wescott said the girls do a lot […]

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Mettawee’s loss, Vermont’s gain: Pawlet’s Rod Hawkins to take over production of Miss Vermont pagneant

It’s not often adults get to perform in a talent show, but Rod Hawkins has been giving locals the opportunity to do so for 13 years. Hawkins, the producer and director of Mettawee Mania, will work on his last show next month as he moves on to direct the Miss Vermont Scholarship Pageant. “I enjoy […]

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Lending a hand: Telescope, Six Flags, town and village crews pitch in

By Jaime Thomas Volunteers made improvements throughout Granville last week through a couple of separate efforts. Employees from Telescope Casual Furniture worked on a new playground, while Six Flags Great Escape staff cleaned up the Slate Valley Museum. In a collaborative effort with the village and town of Granville, Telescope workers installed a new playground […]

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Chugging for charity or Milk… it does a body good?

  Students from Granville took a little time out of the Memorial Day holiday to do some seriously unique volunteer work. Known as the “Gallon Challenge” this bizarre test of man, or woman, pits the pit of the stomach against one gallon of milk. The rules, and thus the trick of the feat, lies in […]

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Norma Janet Roth

Norma Janet Roth died Wednesday, November 19 in Kingston, New York, as a result of an accident. She was born January 27, 1922 to Frances Levenstein Roth and Charles Gerson Roth in New Haven, Connecticut. She graduated from Smith College and Yale University Law School. She later received a Masters Degree in political science from […]

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Weekender 08/29/14

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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, […]