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Lost snowmobiler survives night in Maine woods

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By Krystle S. Morey Josh Bessette is home safe with his family after a scary weekend ride that led to his being stranded in the frigid woods of Maine overnight. Bessette, 24, of Comstock and graduate of Granville High School, was riding with a group of friends in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, when he was separated […]

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Local athletes net 1,000 points

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By Matthew Saari and Keith Harrington In Granville… Almost six years ago, Emily Fuller sank 18 points for Granville in a basketball matchup against Greenwich to achieve the 1,000-point career milestone. Fast forward to Jan. 25, when Emily’s brother, Matthew, hit that same milestone as Granville routed Corinth. Entering the game, Matthew was a mere five […]

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Players’ passion fuel Coaches vs. Cancer games

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By Matthew Saari This year the Fair Haven boys and girls junior varsity and varsity basketball teams will be pairing with the Otter Valley teams to host the annual Coaches vs Cancer games, an event sponsored by the American Cancer Society to raise funds for a cause very dear to many members of the community, […]

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Supervisor Armstrong will not seek re-election

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall Town Supervisor George Armstrong said Monday he will not seek reelection this fall. Armstrong, who has served in the job for six years, cited “health concerns” as his reason to step down. “It’s a community that I’ve grown to love and appreciate,” he said. “I’m leaving with a very positive attitude.” […]

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Former Granville mayor accused of ‘peeping’ on boys

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville Mayor Thomas Scott is facing child endangerment charges and harassment after two underage boys he coached on a school track team claimed that Scott touched them inappropriately while massaging them and watched one of them while he was in the shower. One teen who lived with Scott and competed […]

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Railroaders hand Horde first loss of season

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By Keith Harrington The Whitehall boys basketball team may have had a little extra incentive as Granville entered their Adirondack League game with a record of 11-0, and it paid off with a stunning 66-58 victory for the Railroaders. Whitehall coach Keith Redmond has one of the area’s leading scorers in Evan St. Claire who […]

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‘Lack of weather’ cancels snow races

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park was set to trade in its mud for snow – but Mother Nature didn’t want to cooperate. Next weekend the park planned to welcome snowmobilers to test their sleds on its off-road playground, which is usually intended for Jeeps and four-wheelers. Snowmobile races, scheduled for Feb. […]

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Whitehall fire eyes training, facility upgrades

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By Matthew Saari An outdated electrical system, rotting floor and mold are just a few of the problems facing the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company. That’s why the department is working to obtain a $175,000 loan to fund some much-needed updates to its 104-year-old building. Many of the prospective projects are to repair and update systems […]

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Three years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the New York-Vermont border. Jonathan Schaff, who was 23 at the time, hasn’t been seen since, but police say they are not giving up efforts to determine what happened to him. The Vermont State Police and […]

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Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his leg was amputated below the knee from an ATV accident last May, the 11-year-old from Whitehall took his first steps with a prosthetic mold. Pease had several setbacks since the accident as his leg wasn’t […]

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