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Mud-boggers’ crowd down, fewer issues

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By Krystle S. Morey Hundreds of people traveled to the Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park’s annual Spring Fling last weekend to enjoy fun in the sun – and the mud – but event organizer Ralph Jameson said the crowd was significantly lower than it would have been had overnight camping been allowed. Jameson, the park […]

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O’Dell takes Distinguished Young Woman title

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By Matthew Saari This year’s Distinguished Young Woman event was absolutely stiff with competition, with each contestant bringing her own strengths and vibrant personality to the stage, and the contest proved to be nail-biter until the very end when Mistress of Ceremonies Peggy Sparano announced the winner. When Morgan O’Dell’s name reverberated through the Whitehall […]

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Sewer upgrade, blight top new mayor’s agenda

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By Matthew Saari The consensus of why Whitehall residents voted the way they did last month can be summed up in a word – change. So what can village residents expect in the coming months? With just over a week in office, Mayor Phil Smith has been acquainting himself with the duties of his office […]

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Troy’s contract as school AD extended

Eileen Troy

By Krystle S. Morey Eileen Troy’s responsibilities as athletic director at Granville High School have been extended. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve the school and community of Granville,” Troy said following her appointment. “We have had some great successes this year and we want to continue and build upon that success.” […]

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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

Football Rivalry

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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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

John Diekel

By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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