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Canal Clean Sweep Thursday

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By Jamie Norton Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to participate in the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep, the spring cleaning of the state canal system and Canalway Trail, on April 22-24. More than 100 events have been scheduled across the 524-mile-long canal system, providing nearly unlimited opportunities for residents to give back to their local community and to show […]

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Bartholomew proud of first year as mayor

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By Jamie Norton Ken Bartholomew has had a productive year in his first as mayor of the village of Whitehall. Reflecting on his accomplishments since he was sworn in a year ago this month, Bartholomew feels he, the board of trustees and the staff at the village office have done some good, positive things. And […]

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Skene Manor opening soon

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By Jamie Norton Ah, the signs of spring – the green grass, the chirping birds, the warmer temperatures. The opening of Skene Manor’s big, beautiful doors. The legendary manor will open for the season on April 22 and give visitors a chance to see one of Whitehall’s architectural gems up close for the first time […]

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300 show up for ‘Beast of Whitehall’

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By Jamie Norton If there was any question about whether the mystery of Bigfoot in Whitehall was still a topic of interest, the 300 people who packed the gym at the Whitehall Athletic Club on Saturday answered it with an emphatic “Yes.” A subject that has seen its share of national exposure – and even […]

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On Target: Whitehall Rifle Club dynasty growing

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By Jamie Norton It’s the dynasty no one is talking about. But it might be one of the greatest of all time. They’ve got a talented mix of youth and experience. They have a strong feeder program that keeps talent coming year in and year out. They’ve won more championships than the Yankees or the […]

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‘Beast of Whitehall’ to air Saturday at WAC

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By Jamie Norton It’s been almost 40 years since Sasquatch was first spotted in the tight-knit town of Whitehall. And on Saturday, his story will be told. An area known nation-wide for its association with the big, hairy monster will bring Bigfoot back to the center of attention when the Small Town Monsters series premieres […]

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Whitehall’s finest compete in DYW Saturday

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By Jamie Norton There’s only one Miss America. But there are seven distinctly distinguished young Whitehall women. And on Saturday, they’ll all get a chance to shine. In a program that encourages high schoolers from across the nation to “be your best self,” the local friendly competition will feature some of Whitehall’s finest. Seven juniors […]

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Mud boggers aiming for compliance

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By Dan King With the annual “Spring Fling” event at Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park tabbed for this weekend, Granville town officials are hoping for compliance from mud boggers, and the park’s owner says that will happen. The event will take place April 1-3, with gates opening at 8 a.m. Friday and closing Sunday at […]

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Distinguished Young Woman program next weekend

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most popular events takes place next weekend. The annual Distinguished Young Woman program, formerly known as Junior Miss, will take place next Saturday, April 2 beginning at 7 p.m. Seven impressive girls in their junior year will compete for scholarship money in various categories, and one will take home […]

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Demand up at Whitehall Food Pantry

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By Dan King It’s been busy at the Whitehall Food Pantry, and because of that, the need is high. Currently the staff of five dedicated workers is looking for donations of peas, green beans, corn, cereal, rice, ravioli, peanut butter, jelly, coup, canned fruit, mac and cheese, instant potatoes, pasta and spaghetti sauce. “Usually our […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

Armstrong won’t leave GOP

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By Dan King Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong is no fan of Donald Trump, but he no longer plans to leave […]

Whitehall to host All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Organizers are hoping it will be the event of the summer. The Whitehall High School All-Class Reunion […]

Pember Library sign vandalized

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By Krystle S. Morey A sign outside the Pember Library and Museum was vandalized this past weekend. Letters were swapped […]

‘Pokemon Go’ app takes village by storm

The Veterans Memorial Park is just one of several Pokestops in the village of Granville where players of the new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile app can go to earn points and gather props to advance in the game.

By Krystle S. Morey Pokemon are running rampant around town – and so are Pokemon hunters. David McFarren, of Whitehall, […]

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