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Three drunk drivers nabbed in one day

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By Matthew Saari Granville police had their hands full during the closing days of July, arresting three local men and charging them with driving while intoxicated. “It was just about 24 hours,” Granville Sgt. Ryan Pedone said. “It was busy – well above average.” The trio of arrests, which occurred over a span of 25 […]

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Municipal center vote site will require wearing masks

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By Jay Mullen The Village Municipal Center will be the sole location for the upcoming Granville village election on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and voters will be required to wear a mask. After the board passed the motion to have the Municipal Center be the only polling location and set the polling hours, the topic of […]

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Obituary: Richard C. King

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Granville, NY – Richard Charles King, age 76, passed away on July 20, 2020 at Slate Valley Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing following a long illness. Richard was born on July 18, 1943 in Chelsea, Massachusetts the son of the late Chauncey and Phyllis (Hamilton) King. Richard enlisted in the Army in 1961. He was […]

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Obituary: Sandra M. Holcomb

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Sandra M. Holcomb Granville, NY – On August 2,2020, the Lord reunited Sandra Holcomb with her husband Stanley who predeceased her on August 4, 2012 and son Jeff who predeceased her on April 26, 2013, after a long battle with lung cancer. Sandy was born on May 21, 1944 in Granville, NY the daughter of […]

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Obituary: Peter A. Larro Jr.

Granville, NY – Peter A. Larro Jr., went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital with his sister Barbara by his side. Peter was born on December 15, 1949 in Paterson, New Jersey. He grew up in River Edge and West Milford, New Jersey before moving to Granville with […]

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Obituary: Laurence E. Andrews

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Granville, NY – Laurence E. Andrews passed away on the family farm at the age of 99, holding hands with his beloved Annabelle on July 31, 2020 during the Hour of Great Mercy. Laurence was born on October 22, 1920 on the family farm the son of Ensign and Elnora (O’Connor) Andrews. He assumed responsibility […]

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Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

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By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, Philip Brown decided to look at all the things he recalled as a child. He even brought his four kids to the places that filled him with great love. One such place was Hicks Orchard. […]

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Granville unveils school reopening plans

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By Matthew Saari “We’re really reinventing education…it is going to be a very different school day.” That was how Granville schools superintendent Tom McGurl summarized his district’s – and every school district dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic – plans for reopening for the 2020-2021 academic year. Granville released its plans, entitled “Golden Opportunities Return; A […]

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Hartford outlines plans for school

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By Jay Mullen Hartford Central School District posted a video to YouTube on Tuesday, July 28 detailing its plan for reopening this fall. Schools have been closed to students since mid-March, and surveys sent out to parents indicated an “overwhelming opinion” for students to return to school for in-person instruction, according to school superintendent Andrew […]

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Flat Iron cleanup nearly done

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By Jay Mullen The long process of cleaning the Flat Iron building property finally began Monday, Aug. 10 and should […]

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Parents, call school regarding transport

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting on members of the community to inform them if they […]

My View: Granville school plan ‘not good’

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To the Editor: I cannot in good conscience sit back and watch what is unfolding at the Granville High School […]

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Hartford withholds payment for poor-quality road work

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By Jay Mullen Hastings Road in Hartford needs to be dug up and repaved because of the poor-quality materials used, […]

Obituary: Terry E. Knipes

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Terry E. Knipes, 58, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Terry was born on January 21, 1962. He was […]

School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state […]

Wells Village Library plans books and ice cream event

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On Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Wells Village Library will host an evening of books and […]

School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, […]

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