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50 Trump supporters attend rally

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By Matthew Saari Dozens of ardent fans of President Donald Trump, some sporting the iconic red “Make America Great Again” caps; others waving red, white and blue flags, flocked to Granville last weekend for a rally in support of the president. The rally in Veterans Memorial Park was attended by nearly 50 supporters hailing from […]

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Rocque resigns from school board

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By PJ Ferguson In a surprise move, Whitehall Board of Education president Mike Rocque resigned Monday night. While September school board meetings in Whitehall are typically short on news, Rocque began the evening with a bombshell: He would be leaving the board effective at the close of the meeting. “Last night was very, very difficult,” […]

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Scotties sold?

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By Matthew Saari A bit of good news may be coming to Granville’s Main Street. The parcel at 20 Main St., home to Granville’s landmark Scottie’s Diner & Store, may have a new owner. Pending bank approval. “We’re hoping,” said Bill Morse, a Castleton, Vermont resident who originally hails from Granville. “We’re just waiting for […]

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‘Frugal Pig’ is on a mission

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By PJ Ferguson The Frugal Pig is not your average thrift shop. With a giant sign spread above the inside of the front entrance reading “All profits benefit animals in need,” they are a business with a mission. Founder Gina Covell of Castleton, Vermont, along with store manager, Chris Cardona, opened Frugal Pig: Thrifts, Gifts […]

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Applefest this weekend

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By Jared Stamm It’s been a Fair Haven tradition for 30 years and it’s returning this weekend. Fair Haven Grade School’s annual Applefest will take place tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fair Haven’s beautiful green. Rain date will be Saturday, Sept. 28. Applefest was begun in 1990 by students […]

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Church Street bridge to be replaced next summer

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By Krystle S. Morey The bridge on Granville’s Church Street is slated for replacement next summer – and with minimal impact on traffic. Bids were accepted by Washington County’s Department of Public Works last December and awarded the lead on the project was McFarland Johnson, of Saratoga. “The main reason we selected them was because […]

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Floating phenomenon: Mettawee River currents create ‘ice disk’

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By Krystle S. Morey Is it aliens? Hooligans? Nope, just science. Several Granville residents were mystified by a floating ice disk that appeared recently in the Mettowee River. “At first I thought someone was crazy enough to go out there with a snow machine – doing doughnuts,” said Gregory Fleming, trying to explain how the […]

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East Bay Road trashed

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are assisting an investigation by the state Department of Environmental Conservation of an illegal dumping incident that apparently occurred during the night of Saturday, Dec. 29 or early morning of Sunday, Dec. 30, on Whitehall’s East Bay Road. Village Department of Public Works foreman happened to be driving by the […]

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McGurl’s pay ranks 10th in county

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By Krystle S. Morey   “It is often said the most important role of the Board of Education is to hire its superintendent.” So wrote William L. Sharp and James K. Walter in their book “The School Superintendent: The Profession and the Person.” With job duties that include supervising a school district’s academics, oversight of […]

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Fire calls, accidents keep firemen busy

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By Matthew Saari It’s been a busy time for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company, which has been called to numerous fires and accidents in recent days. “We’ve definitely had an uptick in calls the past couple of weeks,” said deputy chief Jim Brooks. Since Dec. 19, firemen have been called to 10 reported fires or […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 09/20/19

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North Country Freepress – 09/20/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/20/19

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Classifieds 09/18/19

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518 Wheels – 09/19/19

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50 Trump supporters attend rally

trump group

By Matthew Saari Dozens of ardent fans of President Donald Trump, some sporting the iconic red “Make America Great Again” […]

Rocque resigns from school board

Mike Rocque

By PJ Ferguson In a surprise move, Whitehall Board of Education president Mike Rocque resigned Monday night. While September school […]

Scotties sold?

scotties and main

By Matthew Saari A bit of good news may be coming to Granville’s Main Street. The parcel at 20 Main […]

‘Frugal Pig’ is on a mission

DSC_0066

By PJ Ferguson The Frugal Pig is not your average thrift shop. With a giant sign spread above the inside […]

Applefest this weekend

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By Jared Stamm It’s been a Fair Haven tradition for 30 years and it’s returning this weekend. Fair Haven Grade […]

Obituary: Lucretia M. Ballard

Granville, NY – Lucretia M. Ballard passed away on August 19, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. […]

Lakes Classifieds – 09/13/19

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