Tag Archives: Granville Sentinel

Whitehall alum served in harm’s way to beat COVID-19

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By PJ Ferguson   While the COVID-19 pandemic has struck Upstate New York and the rest of the nation economically, what does life look like for those in the areas where the virus is currently most prevalent? Rather than working from home, Alex Hyatt, a Whitehall alumnus and former Manchester Media employee, has volunteered his […]

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Granville man confirms he had drunk ‘too much’

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By Matthew Saari A 33-year-old Granville parolee faces multiple misdemeanor charges following a drunken incident in the parking lot of Tractor Supply Company in Granville. On Monday at 5 a.m., Granville police were dispatched to the farm supply retailer after staff notified officers of two men, possibly drunk, sitting in a truck attempting to fight […]

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‘Praise board’ uplifts local spirits

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By Duncan Campbell Inspired by the trend of people posting rainbows on their windows, members of the Granville Christian community are creating a praise board to uplift spirits during the COVID-19 crisis. Sharon Maranville, owner of the Heavenly Hair Salon, along with her husband, Jim, and her cousin, JoAnne Nadeau, teamed up to build a […]

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Town-wide yard sale postponed

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By Matthew Saari A spring-time staple of Granville will not be taking place this year. Citing current restrictions in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce has opted to postpone the annual Town-wide Yard Sale. “The annual Granville Town Wide Yard Sale is a much anticipated and well-attended event that […]

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Memorial Day parade canceled; Virus nixes 100-year tradition

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By Matthew Saari For the first time in a century, Granville will not have a Memorial Day parade. Organizers announced Friday that the holiday staple will not take place this year, citing ongoing social distancing guidelines and the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s the first time, to my knowledge, we’ve never been able to celebrate Memorial Day,” […]

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Window, door maker eyes Manchester Wood

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By Matthew Saari A new business may be taking root at the former site of Manchester Wood in Granville. A window and door manufacturer has submitted an application to the START-UP NY program, with the intent of locating its business at the 60,000-square foot facility at 1159 County Route 24. “We’re excited,” said Bonnie Stofer, […]

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Village schedules July fireworks

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By Matthew Saari The Granville Village Board has scheduled the village’s annual July 4 fireworks display and Summer Concert series, hopeful that the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated restrictions will be a thing of the past when the dates come due. During its monthly meeting Monday night, the board scheduled the fireworks display for Thursday, […]

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Village sets leaf, brush pick-up dates


The Village of Granville is planning a number of leaf and brush pick-ups this spring. Department of Public Works crews will retrieve yard waste on the following Mondays: April 13, 20, 27 and May 4, 11, 18. Residents should package leaves in clear plastic bags and leave them at the curbside. Brush should be bundled […]

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Local slate company retools, makes PPE


Millennium Slate LLC is reopening and retooling its plant to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Covid-19 pandemic. On March 20 Millennium Slate LLC and its parent Evergreen Slate Co., Inc. furloughed all of their employees pursuant to New York’s directive on non-essential businesses. After guidance from the state, Millennium reopened on March 31 […]

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Telescope offers production services, state remains mum


By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal protection equipment (PPE) in its own backyard. Telescope Casual Furniture, a pillar of the Granville community, has a one-million-square-foot production facility, including 30-plus sewing machines, CNC mills, CNC routers, CNC lathes and a full metal […]

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Obituary: Donald Herman Herbst

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Whitehall-Donald Herman Herbst, 81, of Champlain Ave., passed away peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a valiant fight with […]

Man shot after hitting cop with car


Two Rutland, Vermont men were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a shootout and chase with police. Just after midnight […]

Obituary: Jason C. Thomas

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Jason C. Thomas, 44, of Willow Spring, NC (formerly of Granville, NY) passed away peacefully with family by his side […]

Backpack program marks 14 years

Skyler (left) and Melody Schinski, Ann Schinski’s grandchildren, show off some of the gear that will be given away at Saturday’s backpack drive.

By Matthew Saari School is scheduled to start in a little more than a month, so it’s time to think […]

Man shot by Rutland police


Two men were sent to the hospital Wednesday following a shootout and chase with police in Rutland, Vermont. Just after […]

Local businesses get big money from feds


By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S […]

Village, town order cuts in water usage


By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

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Poultney man charged with arson

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A Poultney, Vermont man has been arrested in connection with a May fire in Middletown Springs, Vermont. On Monday, Vermont […]

Magill to host virtual concert

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By Matthew Saari The show must go on. Despite all of the COVID-19 social-distancing guidelines in place, Daryl Magill is […]

Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda welcomes ‘Jeffer,’ Jeff Heotzler

By Mark Kane Who would have ever thought when you looked out the window early Saturday morning or right up […]

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