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Get ready for the big melt

All of this snow has to melt sometime. Here, village worker Nate Baker uses the sidewalk plow on Main Street as the flags on the lawn of TD Bank blow in wind Monday morning. The only major snowstorm of 2010 wound down Dec. 27 after dropping an extimated 12 inches of snow in Granville. Dec. 27, 2010.

What do you need to do to protect your home for coming big melt? The Granville area will eventually thaw out, according to the rodent weather expert from Pennsylvania, and residents should be ready for what comes next, officials are saying. After a winter when more than seven feet of snow fell, the biggest concern […]

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a few outtakes from my maple excursion

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDwB6R1vSJc[/youtube] Welcome to the blog. Here I am out with Matt Rathbun from Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House in North Granville – the sugar house is located there; we’re in Hartford. I’m out of breath from stomping around in the woods. Despite the snowshoes getting around was not easy and as it had been some time since […]

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blog post or let it snow, let it snow, let it snow some more

Could be worse, remember this from just a few days ago?

Tasty to do at the Pember Friday, February 11 – a chocolate lovers contest. All thing chocolate are going head to head to see who bring the mightiest ‘karate’ to the dessert arena. If nothing else this sounds like a place to be when the dust clears because all of the entrants will be going […]

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Is there anybody out there?

The blog is back   After some moving around as we update and renew our website, the most famous blog in Granville is back on line. Just kidding Ardyce gets much more attention over at the Pember for the great job she does on that website/blog. If you haven’t – check it out. Same goes […]

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quick one

  Who knew? Latest word is that Matt Rathbun changed his mind about taking the interim supervisor’s position. After giving every indication he planned to accept the job, Rathbun said today he will not be named tonight at the special 7 p.m. board meeting.   Haven’t heard yet if this changes anything at the county […]

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a blog by any other name

I’d like to take the time and mention by name the second person ever to respond to this blog: Pat Wesner. Pat posted some kind comments about the passing of Rodger Hurley. Welcome to the forum here, tell a friend. Tell a lot of them – it’s lonely in here. LOL. There really is no […]

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one down and army to go

The archive effort gathered a little steam this week with the addition of Mr. Flower. The returning Granville resident said he was interested because, in part, of the good times and experiences he had with his teammates years ago. Good on ya, sir as they say somewhere else. The concept is deceptively simple. A record […]

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Anyone out there interested in this Archive thing? I know scouts to Eagle projects, but I’m not sure if something like this qualifies. It’s a much bigger job than one person could ever do so it seems like someone at the school is going to have to take the lead on, maybe, the various sports. […]

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Bummer… I see that Molly’s will be closed for a while, too bad, a nice place for a frosty cold beverage. Sign in the window says reopening, no more info on that yet. Know something? Give me a call or reply to this blog OR email me, remember that blog posts will be ‘out there’ […]

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dusting off the blog

It’s been a while is not just the title of a great Staind song but a summary of my level of activity on this thing lately. One of those resolutions might be to post more often, might For those who do not know, the village has begun the annual picking up of the old Xmas […]

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Poultney Baptist Church sashes still missing

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Thirty-one historic window sashes from the United Baptist Church of Poultney are still missing after they were accidently picked up […]

Granville Center neglects residents, former employee, others alleges. Charges ‘blatantly untrue:’ spokesman

Granville Center

By PJ Ferguson and Matthew Saari A recently terminated employee of the Granville Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing alleges staff […]

Seniors parade in Elks event

Whitehall Elks 2020 parade

By PJ Ferguson Lined up for the Whitehall Elks Lodge “Celebration for the Graduates” parade, senior Makayla Gosselin drove her […]

Graduation plans could go either way

Whitehall High School

By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Central School District has plans for both an “in-person and virtual” graduation ceremony but is […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Sizzling rom-cons

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Do you ice her? Do you marry her? What should a con with a devil-may-care, devoted dame do? By Robert […]

Teacher’s union president weighs in on school budget

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To the editor: Last week, the final reduction in force notifications for Granville Central School went out, and three teachers […]

Obituary: Daniel B. Roberts

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On Saturday May 23 2020, Daniel B. Roberts, 69 of Granville, NY lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, a disease […]

Obituary: Warren A. McFarren

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Granville, NY – Warren Anthony McFarren passed away on May 24, 2020. Warren was born on December 10, 1936 in […]

Obituary: Francis George Norton

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Whitehall-Francis George Norton, 80, of Lafayette Street passed away on May 31, 2020, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, with […]

Supervisors change county budget officer

The Washington County Board of Supervisors

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with […]

Obituary: Gladys M. Monger

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West Pawlet, VT – Gladys Monger, 90 years old, passed away on May 25, 2020. She was born in Granville, […]

Obituary: Ruth A. Beckett

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Ruth A. Beckett, 93, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020. She is survived by a daughter, Joan […]

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