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Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States – and Granville native Brooke Stanley will be there to witness it. Trump, who won the presidency in November with 306 Electoral College votes, will take the oath of office at the Capitol […]

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Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’


By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood for the Royal Air Force in the making of its mosquito bombers during World War II. Today, 77 years later, the mill still stands off Route 4, providing those who pass by with a glimpse […]

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‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

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By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door to the library was a surprise. It was all that was left of a long-vacant building situated between the library and the Tarantino building, formerly Marion’s Dress Shop. “You could see the dust from Historic […]

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‘Zombie Law’ takes effect

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By Donna Frischknecht Abandoned residential homes have crept onto Washington County’s landscape over the years, becoming as much a part of the scenery as its weathered barns and grazing cows. Boarded up windows and overgrown yards with weeds and garbage, though, are not what town and village officials want to be known for. “We have […]

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Girl, 11, purchases toys for sick children

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By Serena Kovalosky While most kids were making out their lists of what they wanted for Christmas, eleven-year-old Melanie Vandenburgh of Whitehall was thinking of others. With the help of family and friends, Vandenburgh raised money to purchase toys and gifts that were delivered just before Christmas to children in Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s […]

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Interest in military cultivated at school


By Donna Frischknecht What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that can be greeted with an eye roll or an indecisive shrug from a teen still not sure about the next step after high school graduation. For teens interested in serving one’s country, though, the question becomes not “what […]

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Loomis case delayed again

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By Donna Frischknecht There will be no closure this year for the family of Elizabeth Gibson, who was killed in a vehicle collision caused by a drunk driver last year. On Thursday morning, Dec. 15, men and women bearing jury duty slips filed into Whitehall Village Court to be vetted in the case against Melvin […]

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Holiday hoops tournaments upcoming

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By Krystle S. Morey and Keith Harrington Granville Even though students will be on winter break the week following Christmas, the halls of Granville High School will be far from quiet. On Dec. 27 and 28, the school, especially the high school gym, will be filled with teams and supporters of high school basketball for […]

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Granville wins first, second in oratorical contest


By Krystle S. Morey Granville took first and second place in this weekend’s American Legion oratorical contest. Kyra Gee, a junior at Granville High School, won over judges with her engaging presentation and historically accurate content, earning first place in the county-level competition. Gee was up first, but the judges didn’t know who she was […]

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Area churches plan Christmas services


Many churches in and around the Lakes Region will be holding special masses on Christmas Eve, and some on Christmas Day, too. Here’s a look at the local schedule: NEW YORK Cambridge St. Patrick’s Church will hold a Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. A service will also be held Christmas […]

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