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Clock ticks merrily along its way

The clock is OK. John Freed, who restored the World War II Veteran’s Memorial clock said recently residents should not be concerned if they noticed the clock does not always light up at night during the summer months. Freed said he installed a thermostat which will turn the light out if temperatures get too warm […]

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Memorial Day 2011

Parade honors sacrifice   Under cloudless blue skies and bright sunshine, Granville gathered Monday to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country. Despite early threatening skies, with sprinkles just before the formation was about to step off, the clouds and showers moved away to make the day enjoyable for watching a […]

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Memorial Lane names

Jack Forgacs of the American Legion Posts 323 reads the names of those killed in World War II for whom the Memorial Lane trees were planted adjacent the football field.

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Reminder: Daylight savings time starts Sunday

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Daylight savings time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Spring forward, Granville. As sure a sign of spring as the robins frozen to the branches and the icebergs at the end of the driveways dropping below six feet tall – daylight savings time has begun. The key part of the saying is ‘orward’ so […]

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Harold ‘Frosty’ Frost, 92

White Creek / Granville, NY – Harold Willis Frost, best known as “Frosty” passed away at his home while receiving hospice care until March 1, 2011.  Frosty was born October 20, 1918 in Elmira, New York the son of Floyd W. and Anna (Dixon) Frost He served in the US Navy and was a World […]

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Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86

Mr. Edward J. Breznick Sr., 86, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at Indian River Nursing home in Granville. He was born April 5, 1924, in Mineville, the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Terczak) Breznick. Edward was a graduate of Poultney (Vt.) High School, Class of 1942. After high school, he enlisted in […]

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Clock DVD sales brisk

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Since becoming available, the DVD recording of the day of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock has seen significant sales, helping to provide for the future upkeep of the Main Street living monument, officials said.   With an eye to the distant future in the spring of 2010, John Freed asked that […]

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WWII Clock Rededication now on DVD

Created by technology coodinator Dan Nelson and crew at Granville High School.

It was a milestone 67 years in the making and now the memory of the rededication of the World War II Veterans Memorial Clock can be purchased for viewing at home. More than 1,000 people gathered to acknowledge the men who served from the Greatest Generation as well as the man who restored the Memorial […]

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Maynard “Bill” Persons, 93

Maynard “Bill” Persons went into the arms of the Lord on Dec. 30, 2010, at his home in Queensbury, following a brief illness. Bill was born on Jan. 27, 1917, in East Middlebury, Vt., the son of Clifford C. and Maisie E. Persons. Bill attended a one-room schoolhouse in East Middlebury. He graduated high school […]

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Mary Pacyna

Mary Pacyna passed away on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at the Community Hospice of Albany. Mary was born in Middle Granville on June 1, the daughter of Patrick and Mary (Fennell) Kelly. She was one of 16 siblings. Mary grew up in Middle Granville. For a time during World War II she moved to Colorado […]

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Search for missing Granville man continues

Police agencies in both New York and Vermont have recently ramped up efforts in the search for Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who went missing in January 2014. Their investigation includes scuba diving in local quarries and questioning more than 30 witnesses. Police are looking into all tips in an effort to solve the case that started nearly 3 years ago.

By Krystle S. Morey Vermont State Police have been busy questioning potential witnesses in a local missing person case. Jonathan […]

Local bus garages fare well in state inspection

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By Dan King Local school districts are among the state’s best in keeping their buses up and running. The state […]

Whitehall graduates 46

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By Dan King “The easy part of our lives is over.” That was the message from Whitehall High School’s salutatorian […]

Fireworks for sale, for a good cause

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By Krystle S. Morey Granvillians can start summer off with a bang now that fireworks are for sale in the […]

Class of 2016 grads bid Granville farewell

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  By Krystle S. Morey Jonathan Fisher has always lived a life of service and helping others. Fisher walked across […]

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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

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