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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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Whitehall pushes for Dollar General expansion

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By Donna Frischknecht Access to a full-service and affordable grocery store remains an on-going pursuit for Whitehall’s village planning board, which received a petition last winter asking government officials to offer incentives for a supermarket to locate here. The petition bearing 835 signatures was spearheaded by David Molenaar, now a member of the planning board, […]

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Local ballerina to perform in ‘The Nutcracker’


By Donna Frischknecht A hush of anticipation filled the empty auditorium of Castleton University’s Casella Theater. On a Sunday morning in early December it seemed as if not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But the stage lights shining brightly and the familiar sounds of Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” filling […]

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Christmas magic touches Whitehall

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By Serena Kovalosky The spirit of Christmas was shared by all in Whitehall during an event-filled weekend with carolers, crafters, kids and the Clauses. On Friday night, despite the cold weather a small group of carolers led by Kristen Miner brought songs and Christmas cheer to several stops around town. “When we sang at Joe’s […]

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Mini-Mall returns Saturday

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By Serena Kovalosky The Whitehall Mini-Mall is back and organizers say it’s going to be better than ever. Sponsored by the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, the Annual Holiday Craft Fair and Mini-Mall will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Whitehall Athletic Club, located at 62 Poultney St. […]

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Whitehall hosting holiday decorating contest

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The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce invites all town and village residents and businesses to get out their Christmas lights and get creative for the Annual Holiday Lights Decorating Contest. The deadline for decorating is Sunday, Dec. 18. Judges will drive throughout the town and village and cast their votes in each of two categories: Best-Decorated […]

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School board appoints alum to vacant seat

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By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term of Amy Austin, who resigned from the board recently. The board members held a brief executive session Monday, Nov. 21, to discuss candidates. Five applications were received with three of those meeting the requirements set […]

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Whitehall brings back holiday festivities


By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little Christmas,” after learning about her character’s lost fortune in the 1929 stock market crash. Seeking to cheer herself and those around her up, her character decides it’s time for a little holiday decorating earlier rather […]

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518 Wheels – 04/27/17

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Comptroller: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not


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 […]

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