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Women business owners learning to be successful

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By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks Pub for a “roundtable” discussion about the joys, hardships and personal successes of operating in a small town. Susan Knapp of Slate Town Brewing Company, Lisa Brill of Pine Grove Diner, Vicky Hale of On […]

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School district awaits insurance claim

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them an answer about coverage for the damages sustained from the storms that hit on Aug. 24. School superintendent Patrick Dee spoke to the Board of Education about this issue during its most recent meeting. He […]

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‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise to not only stay safe, but to keep happy. For Jenine Macura, a childhood tradition of going to car shows with her father will not be able to happen in Granville this year. In recent […]

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Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale moved her family business, On The Rocks Pub, in late July to 22 Main Street and is looking to bolster business on the street. “We’re just trying to get people to come back to Main […]

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Loss of aid threatens to impact school plans

Seated Left to Right: Ashlee Zinn, Granville Central School District Superintendent Thomas McGurl, Granville Central School District Board of Education President Audrey Hicks.

By Austin Crosier Granville Central School District superintendent Thomas McGurl was bluntly honest in his monthly report to the Board of Education Monday night, as he explained the harsh realities that are consequent of COVID-19. “If the federal government does not provide New York State aid, at least 20 percent reductions continue across all of […]

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Brown defeats Tatko for village board seat

Village Trustee Dan Brown (left) and Mayor Paul Labas pictured in January after Brown was named interim Trustee.

By Austin Crosier In a special election for the final Granville Village Board seat on Tuesday Sept. 15, interim trustee Dan Brown defeated challenger Robert (Bob) Tatko, 180-164. However, Tatko had requested a recanvas of the votes by the Washington County Board of Elections on Thursday morning and that was done at 10 a.m. on […]

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Town decides not to buy flood insurance

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By Jay Mullen The recent flooding caused by storms last month was described as a “freak deal” by highway superintendent Louis Pratt during the Whitehall Town Board meeting on Sept. 16. During town supervisor John Rozell’s report he went over how much the cleanup of the Municipal Center cost, as well as how much it […]

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Dresden internet delayed

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By Jay Mullen Residents of Dresden are going to have to wait a little longer than previously thought for high-speed internet. Town supervisor Paul Ferguson informed the town board of this during their meeting on Sept. 14. They were expecting to have this done in October, but now it appears that it won’t happen until […]

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Village police must prepare ‘reform, reinvention’ policy

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By Jay Mullen As per Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order for police reform and reinvention, the Whitehall Village Board discussed forming a committee to move forward with the process on Sept. 15. The executive order states that by April 1, 2021 every municipality in the state that has a police department has to go through […]

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Dresden eyes septic inspection law

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By Jay Mullen A law requiring septic inspections by a certified septic inspector prior to any conveyance of property that has an on-site wastewater system could be adopted by the town of Dresden. The law would only affect those living within the jurisdiction of the town of Dresden and the Lake George Park. At the […]

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Women business owners learning to be successful

Female business owners 6x4

By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26

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A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

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By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

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