Tag Archives: Volunteers

Help the Baptist Church help Granville

During tough times the number of people in need of a little help getting by grows, so it is with those members of the community in mind the Granville Baptist Church plans for its annual rummage giveaway. Although the annual giveaway has taken place for many years, Rev. Jim Peterson said with the state of […]

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Donations and participants sought for Toys for Tots train

Members of American Legion Post 83 and volunteers from the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company are looking for local families who need a little assistance this holiday season. The organizations are gearing for up the Canadian Pacific Rails Toys for Tots Train annual stop in Whitehall at 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 4 and are asking needy […]

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Skene Manor hosting basket party

The Skene Manor will host its annual Basket Raffle on Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Whitehall High School. Organizers are asking for the help of local residents to make this year’s event a success. Residents are asked to donate themed baskets, cookies and sandwiches for the basket party. Ready-made baskets will be available for anyone […]

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No injuries reported in ‘bouncy’ deflation

Revelers at this weekend’s Fall Free Festival got more than they bargained for when an inflatable bouncy house deflated on a group of children Saturday evening. According to eye witnesses, an unidentified number of children (one witness suggested may 15) were inside a bouncy house when the electric fan that keeps the structure inflated, lost […]

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Trek for Hope Oct. 9

Fall in Washington County is a beautiful time of the year and supporters of the Haynes House of Hope anticipate that fact puts people in the mood to run, or walk or Trek for Hope. The Trek for Hope takes place Oct. 9 in and around the village and organizers hope it sees the success […]

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Slate Valley Museum recovers

  The wrath of Hurricane Irene reached into the Slate Valley Museum on Sunday, as the waters of the Mettowee River rose up to completely surround the building. “We had about two feet of water at the front door last night,” said Board member David Bridges told The Sentinel on Monday morning. As of 11 […]

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Village declares Beautification Day

To coin a phrase: every day is beautiful, in its own way. Perhaps the most beautiful will be August 3 or as the Granville Village Board recently declared it – Granville Beautification Day.  The declaration, made at the July 11 meeting, recognizes the efforts of the Slate Valley Garden Club to keep up the appearance […]

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Haynes House to volunteers – give it a try, you might like it

It takes a village (and then some) Volunteers encourage others to give it a try   The Haynes House of Hope could use some help. As a part of its ongoing mission to provide a comfortable, caring place for the terminally ill and their families, the Route 149 facility could use a helping hand, or […]

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Skene Manor needs more volunteers

The Skene Manor depends on the work of dedicated volunteers like Jared DeRusha. The estate does not have a paid staff and therefore depends on a small army of volunteers to keep the building running. Unfortunately it’s becoming harder and harder for the Skene Manor to find those volunteers. “We are in need of volunteers,” […]

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Save this date…

EMS breakfast The Granville Rescue Squad’s Annual Pancake Breakfast and Open House takes place April 17 at their East Potter Avenue headquarters. The pancake breakfast starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. featuring sausage, juice, coffee and, of course, pancakes. This is not only a time to enjoy breakfast, but a chance to […]

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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, […]