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Big acts on tap for summer concerts

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By Krystle S. Morey There’s a stacked line-up on tap for the Village of Granville’s 2017 Summer Concert Series. Attendees traveling to Veterans Memorial Park this season can expect performances from every music genre from classic country to big band and R&B to oldies from the 60’s and 70’s. The New York Players take the […]

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Whitehall-Granville rivalry renewed

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By Matthew Saari In its heyday, the annual Granville-Whitehall football game was one of the most notable in the entire region. But in recent years the teams have played infrequently and the fabled rivalry has faded to the point of becoming simply a footnote in the pages of local history. Now that Granville has dropped […]

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Whitehall’s finest take stage Saturday

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By Matthew Saari Seven distinguished young women from Whitehall will take the stage this Saturday to showcase their talents, smarts, dedication and commitment in front of an adoring crowd. This year’s Distinguished Young Women competition consists of seven girls, all juniors at Whitehall High School, who not only excel in and out of the classroom […]

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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

Matt Fuller

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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518 Wheels – 04/27/17

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Comptroller: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Granville is the second-most fiscally stressed village in the state, and trending to […]

School budget, board votes May 16

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By Krystle S. Morey   The Granville Board of Education is proposing a $26.7 million budget for the next school […]

Haff decries ‘civil forfeiture’

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By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of supervisors voted Friday to give $64,611 in forfeited funds from legal cases […]

Little League coin drop, clean-up Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Members of the Granville Little League will take to the streets this weekend to raise money […]

Local schools see state aid increases

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari New York State increased education aid for the next fiscal year by $1.1 […]

North Country Freepress – 04/21/17

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